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.
24 Nov 2015
Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh attended a Service of Holy Communion at the Inauguration of the Tenth General Synod of the Church of England at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 24th November 2015.
23 Nov 2015
Westminster Abbey introduces its membership scheme, the Westminster Abbey Association, on Monday 30th November for those who would like to support the work of the Abbey and receive unlimited entry during the year, invitations to an exclusive annual event and special offers.
20 Nov 2015
The overnight vigil will be held to remember those lost in the battle, which claimed over one million lives and affected the lives of millions at home, and to pray for peace.
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
Alasdair Wallace, Digital Manager +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.