Welcome to Bristol Cathedral

The Cathedral stands at the heart of the city and is the Mother Church of the Diocese of Bristol. We are open daily for visitors and worshippers. All are welcome.

faith & worship

A daily rhythm of prayer and worship is central to the Cathedral's life and is an expression of our Christian faith. You are warmly invited to come and join us. Find out more about Faith. See online prayers.  


Read more about the musical life of the Cathedral and the newly launched Organ Appeal

schools & families

We run a creative and exciting programme things to do for children of all ages. Read more

Explore the Cathedral with our new Robin Trail

Cathedral Kids meets at 10am during term time. All are welcome.

Join us for fun, free half term family activities at Crafty Cathedral

Collect stamps for your Children's University Passport To Learning here!


Blessed Is She

On the centenary of women gaining the right to vote, discover more about some of the women in the cathedral community.

cathedral community

Find out more about being part of the Cathedral community.

regular & special services

Our regular services

Please note that individual days or weeks may differ from the general pattern below. Please check the Services & Music List link below for week-by-week details.

The January Services & Music List

Morning Prayer

8.30am Weekdays 

Holy Communion
12.30pm Weekdays 

Choral Evensong or Evening Prayer
5.15pm Weekdays 
3.30pm Saturdays and Sundays 

8.00am BCP Holy Communion 
10.00am Cathedral Eucharist
Children are welcome to attend Cathedral Kids (in term time)
3.30pm Choral Evensong

Coming on Sunday? Read about our facilities and activities for children. 

Read the Sunday sermon

This week's News & Notes

visit us

We are open daily and admission is free. Come and enjoy our shop, cafe and garden. Read more

Free guided tours are usually held on Saturdays at 11.30am and 1.30pm.  Ring 0117 926 4879 to check availability if you want to come on a specific date.

social justice

Learn more about our work on social justice issues across the city. View the full programme.

the Cathedral

Take a 360° virtual tour of Bristol Cathedral and read more about our history.  

Keep in touch

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Upcoming events


Life at the Cathedral would not be possible without the support and generosity of our communities. Give a gift online.

There are many ways to join in with what we are doing. Why not think about becoming a Friend of Bristol Cathedral, a member of the Fitzhardinge Society or of taking time to volunteer.


Visit our interactive WWI Book of Remembrance.

Read about our January casualty Roy Bailey

sounds and silence

Discover more about our fascinating new research project with the University of Bristol which explores the ecology of sound inside cathedrals and the way that it impacts on visitors.