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 Sep 2017
HRH The Prince of Wales, Patron, Battle of Britain Fighter Association, and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall attended a Service of Thanksgiving and Rededication to mark the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
22 Aug 2017
A rare historic ‘peepshow’ commemorating Queen Victoria’s 1838 Coronation is being prepared for display in the new Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries which open next summer at the Abbey.
27 Jul 2017
The 500th anniversary of the symbolic start of the Reformation movement will be remembered with a Special Service and Symposium at the Abbey, in partnership with the Council of Lutheran Churches.
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.
Filming & Photography
Because 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, Deputy Head of Communications
+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
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.