Family Day: A Commonwealth Celebration
Music, stories, art and dance from around the world will fill the Abbey in this joyful celebration of the Commonwealth.
Have the world at your fingertips as the Commonwealth comes to Westminster Abbey for this special Family Day.
Kick off your shoes to try Kathak dance from India, beat a rhythm on a Ghanaian Drum, and slip into the warmth of a Caribbean tale to explore the Abbey’s relationship with The Queen and the Commonwealth.
Culture, nature and art combine on this lively day of fun and celebration in the unique environment of Westminster Abbey.
Activities are suitable for children aged 5+. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Held in partnership with The Royal Commonwealth Society.
Timetable of activities
10.00am - Kathak dance from India with ANKH Dance
11.00am - Drumming from Ghana with Miishejeloi
11.30am - Storytelling
12.30pm - Storytelling
1.00pm - Maori performance from New Zealand with Ngati Ranana
1.30pm - Storytelling
2.00pm - Steel pan music from Trinidad and Tobago with Melodians
Family ticket offer
Tickets are available at the reduced rate of £11 for one adult and up to four children; or £22 for two adults and up to eight children. Book online at https://tickets.westminster-abbey.org.
The Abbey's Cellarium Café is closed on this day. There are plenty of cafés nearby or you’re welcome to eat packed lunches in the Cloisters. If you leave the Abbey you will be allowed back in on the day if you show your ticket.