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Westminster Abbey and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Abbey and St Margaret's Church are currently closed for general visiting but we remain open for worship and you are welcome to join us at our daily services.

The Abbey is also open for individual prayer from 10:30am - 12:30pm, Monday to Saturday.

Solemn Liturgy of the Passion and Death of Our Lord

Solemn Liturgy of the Passion and Death of Our Lord

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A service of word and sacrament culminating in the solemn veneration of the cross.

Join us at Westminster Abbey for this special service on Good Friday. This is a service of Word and Sacrament in which the Holy Scriptures are read, a sermon is preached, prayers are offered and Holy Communion is shared (bread only).


Due to coronavirus guidelines, places at our Holy Week and Easter services are limited and should be booked in advance via the Eventbrite website.

Please only travel to the Abbey if you are able to do so safely within government guidelines; we strongly discourage the use of public transport to visit us at this time of national emergency.

We kindly request that all members of the congregation observe social distancing guidelines at all times throughout the service.

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In the Beginning was the Word

In the Beginning was the Word

19th April 2021 - 4th April 2022

Available on demand | Online | Free

It’s a privilege to live and work here – the Abbey really is the heart of the country and its history.

Martin - The Dean’s Verger

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