Welcome to Westminster Abbey

Welcome to Westminster Abbey

A royal church offering daily services for all and a World Heritage Site with over a thousand years of history.

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Coronations, royal weddings, kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers; poets, heroes and villains – history happens here and it’s all waiting to be discovered.

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Today's services

Saturday, 13th August 2022
Jeremy Taylor, Bishop of Down and Connor, teacher of the faith, 1667
Octavia Hill, social reformer, 1912
8.00am Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
8.40am Morning Prayer St Margaret's Church
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of St George's Church Bloomsbury

Shephard Responses
Jackson in G
Bairstow Lord, thou hast been our refuge
Jackson Toccata Op 16i

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Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge. Security checks are in place upon entry.

Summer Festival

Summer Festival

Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee at the Abbey with new tours and experiences.

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News and events

A large globe featuring a sea, tree and cherubs in the sky

The Abbey welcomes The World Reimagined globes

Thursday, 11th August 2022

In the centre is the Virgin Mary, seated and cradling her son. On either side of the figures are two ships. The first is that which carried St Augustine and his monks to England in the sixth century, bringing with them the Christian faith; and the second is the Windrush, which brought many who renewed the faith in the areas where they settled. The side panels depict St Michael the Archangel, St George the Martyr, St John, St Martin de Porres (patron saint of racial justice) and St Josephine Bakh

Our Lady of the Windrush icon on display at the Abbey

Monday, 18th July 2022

Andrew Nethsingha appointed Organist and Master of the Choristers

Andrew Nethsingha appointed Organist and Master of the Choristers

Tuesday, 5th July 2022

The Nave of the Abbey

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