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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.

New Canon Steward Appointed

25 May 2016

The Reverend Canon Anthony Ball has been appointed by the Crown to the Canonry of Westminster vacant through the appointment of the Venerable Andrew Tremlett as Dean of Durham.

The President of Hungary visits Westminster Abbey

25 May 2016

The President of the Republic of Hungary, HE János Áder, accompanied by Mrs Anita Herczeg, First Lady, visited Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 24th May and laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.

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.