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.
17 Dec 2014
The funeral of the former Leader of the Liberal Party, the Right Honourable Jeremy Thorpe, took place at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, on Wednesday 17th December 2014.
09 Dec 2014
The Reverend Mark Birch has been appointed Minor Canon and Chaplain of Westminster Abbey.
03 Dec 2014
His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO attended a Commemoration of 400 Years of Relations between the UK and Japan at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 2nd December 2014 at 6.00 pm.
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
Alasdair Wallace, Digital Manager +44 (0) 20 7654 4960
Tel: +44 (0)20 7654 4923
Email: Westminster Abbey Press Office
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.