Family Day: Christmas at the Abbey

Family Day: Christmas at the Abbey

Date Time Location Price
Saturday, 9th December 2023 10.00am - 1.00pm The Abbey Free (no booking required)

Kickstart your Christmas season by singing carols with the Abbey’s world-famous choir and take part in lots more festive fun.

Celebrate Christmas with us in this special day stuffed with festive fun.

Christmas crafts

Create and decorate a Christmas wreath to decorate a special door in your home.
  • Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Carol Sing-a-long with the Choir

Join the world-famous Westminster Abbey choristers to sing a few festive carols in the beautiful Chapter House.
  • Time: 12.00pm - 12.30pm


Snuggle up as a family and listen to some warming winter tales from Olivia Armstrong, a storyteller for the season.

  • Time: 12.30pm - 1.00pm

How to enter and visiting the Abbey

Entry is via Dean’s Yard. Most activities will take place in the Cloisters and Chapter House.
Visiting the Abbey will not be possible until midday, but if you would like to do so in the afternoon, please book an entry ticket. You will have the option to convert your ticket into a pass which allows two further visits.

Ticketing information

The Family Day is free, and there is no need to book.

Age suitability

Activities are suitable for children aged 3+ and younger children are welcome. All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout their time at the Abbey. 

Toilets and baby changing facilities are available in the Cloisters.