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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.

Candelight Vigil marks Great War Centenary

05 Aug 2014

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall GCVO attended a Solemn Commemoration on the Centenary of the Outbreak of the First World War at Westminster Abbey on Monday 4th August at 10pm.

The Measure of All Things exhibition opens

21 Jul 2014

The Measure of All Things, an exhibition by Hughie O’Donoghue R.A., has opened in the Chapter House as part of the Abbey’s plans to mark the centenary of the First World War.

Media at events

Media at events
The 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.

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Filming & Photography

Filming & Photography
Because the Abbey is a living church in an historic building there are very strict guidelines on commercial filming and photography.

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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

Imogen Levy, Online Editor +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.