Westminster Abbey has an international reputation not just as one of London’s principal visitor attractions but also as a living church renowned for the clarity of its vision and worship. The Press and Communications Office is responsible for sustaining the reputation of the Abbey through website management, posters and publications, liaison with film production companies, internal communications, and media enquiries.
The Press & Communications Office is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm each weekday. During evenings and weekends there is 24-hour cover.
02 Dec 2016
A memorial to the poet Philip Larkin CH CBE was dedicated in Poets’ Corner in the south transept of Westminster Abbey on Friday 2nd December 2016.
24 Nov 2016
Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh attended a Service of Thanksgiving to Celebrate the Diamond Anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award at Westminster Abbey at Noon on Thursday 24th November 2016.
23 Nov 2016
The St Cecilia Service: A Celebration of Music was held at Westminster Abbey at 11.00am on Wednesday 23rd November 2016.
Media at eventsThe Westminster Abbey Press Office is responsible for all press and media within the Abbey precincts. Press visits can be arranged for accredited journalists researching or writing stories involving the Abbey.
Filming & PhotographyBecause the Abbey is a living church in an historic building there are very strict guidelines on commercial filming and photography.
Contact the Press Office
Duncan Jeffery, Head of Communications +44 (0) 20 7654 4888
Victoria Ribbans, Press and Communications Manager +44 (0) 20 7654 4890
Eleanor Lovegrove, Press and Communications Officer +44 (0) 20 7654 4926
Grace Robinson, Press and Communications Assistant +44 (0) 20 7654 4887
Alison Bean, Digital Media Manager +44 (0) 20 7654 4960
If you have an urgent press enquiry out of office hours please telephone any of the above numbers and a press officer will answer your call on a mobile telephone.