Photograph of the empty garth within Westminster Abbey, with freshly mowed lawn in a mixture of sunshine and shadow

Creation Lates: Summer sessions

Date Time Location Price
Wednesday, 14th August 20244.30pm - 7.00pmThe Abbey Included in the price of admission

Explore the Abbey after hours and enjoy live music in the Cloisters.

Take a self-led tour exploring highlights of the Abbey then enjoy the evening sunshine in Cloister Garth with live music.

This event is delivered in conjunction with Found in Music.

Found in Music work with many high profile clients helping them use music and other forms of live performance to enhance their visitor, customer and employee experience and engagement. Busk in London, created by Found in Music for the Mayor of London in 2015, is the world's largest curated and managed street performance programme. The performers use busking as part of their music careers, bringing a fresh, friendly and high quality performances to a huge variety of locations and clients including Wembley Park, Battersea Power Station, Network Rail, Arsenal Football Club, Twickenham Stadium and Royal Horticultural Society.

Available dates

  • 17th July - with music from Jade Thornton
  • 14th August - with music from Charlotte Campbell 

About Jade Thornton

Jade Thornton is a 24-year-old singer-songwriter from South-West London. She first picked up a guitar over 10 years ago and has been song writing ever since, placing top 10 in the ‘Song Academy’s Young Songwriter’ competition with ‘Only Me’, in 2017. This featured as a single for her debut studio EP 'Pages', released in 2020. You can find her frequently busking on the Southbank under the London Eye and gigging across the UK and abroad, taking her music to Amsterdam, Norway and Gwangju, South Korea.

About Charlotte Campbell

Charlotte’s upbeat and chirpy covers of pop classics are a hit with all ages. Often found busking along the river Thames and in London's busiest train stations, Charlotte's street performances always bring a smile to the faces of Londoners and tourists alike. Her original songs have been featured on ITV's Love Island, along with her cover of The Killers' Mr. Brightside and she is a playlisted artist in every UK Caffe Nero. Performing live is her passion and she looks forward to bringing her live music to Westminster Abbey.


Tickets to the Abbey Lates cost £19 (adult) and £8 (child). 

Additional information 

Last entry into the Abbey will be at 6.00pm.

Live music will be played between 4.30pm and 5.00pm, and between 5.30pm and 6.30pm.

Seating will be available in the Cloister Garth from 4.00pm


This event is part of the Creation Season. Join us this summer in College Garden to engage in events that explore our interconnectedness with the natural world.