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.

Abbey welcomes President of Latvia

19 Jul 2016

The President of the Republic of Latvia, His Excellency Raimonds Vējonis, visited Westminster Abbey today, Tuesday 19th July 2016, and laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.

Abbey celebrates Dean’s ordination anniversary

05 Jul 2016

A Sung Eucharist to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Ordination to the Priesthood of the Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall, was held at Westminster Abbey on Monday 4th July.

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

Grace Robinson, Press and Communications Assistant +44 (0) 20 7654 4887

Alison Bean, Digital Media Manager +44 (0) 20 7654 4960

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.