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.
08 Aug 2016
Westminster Abbey marked the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare with a wreath laying during Matins on Sunday 7th August 2016.
01 Aug 2016
Booking is open now for Westminster Abbey’s free summer holiday family events. These popular events run each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2nd August – 1st September.
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.
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.