creative arts tileCreative Arts Events 

Our creative arts events aim to help people "catch a glimpse of God", working in collaboration with St Mary's and other Guildford churches.   View our gallery from past events here

During Lent there were two reflections series based on the Creative Arts.
LR For the Journey1The St Mary's Lent series was based on "Going Home" a book with songs and prayers by Garth Hewitt and paintings by Daniel Bonelle (left).

St Mary's also hosted an exhibition "Journeying through Easter" with the Easter Walkway and paintings by Danielle Bonelle from "Going Home".This took place the week before Easter (Holy Week).

somethingspecial about maryOn 11 March Mothering Sunday at 6pm St Mary's hosted There is something special about Mary" which included hymns, bible readings, poems, reflections and choral music. Led by Revd Sarah Hutton with In Nomine, Gillian Lloyd (organ) and conducted by Sebastian Forbes.

Check out church websites and the tourist office for information on concerts during the year including at the cathedral, St Nicolas, Holy Trinity and St Marys.

There are regular monthly organ recitals at St Mary's Wednesday lunchtime. You can find out more information on the website.

Many of the churches and the cathedral provide venues for events during Guildford Book Festival, Music Festivals, the Big Draw, Guildford Summer Festival and Guildford Fringe. God has all the best music and we also hope to keep you up to date about musical events  hosted at partner churches.

Please contact community@commonground for more information.