Events at Westminster Abbey

Special services, concerts, lectures, events for families – there’s something at the Abbey all through the year. Many of our events are free and open to anyone.

Our in-person events are held at Westminster Abbey, London. Our online events are available worldwide.

All events

Family activity: Animal crowns

Family activity: Animal crowns

4th - 25th September 2021 (selected dates)

10:00am - 1:00pm

In the Beginning was the Word

In the Beginning was the Word

4th April 2021 - 4th April 2022

Online
Free (but donations welcome)

Hidden Highlights tour

Hidden Highlights tour

16th July - 30th September 2021

The Abbey
£15

Service men and women at a service at the Abbey

A Service of Thanksgiving on Battle of Britain Sunday

Sunday, 19th September 2021

11:00
The Abbey
Attendance by invitation only

Judges at Westminster Abbey

A Service to mark the opening of the Legal Year in England and Wales

Friday, 1st October 2021

11:30am - 12:30pm
The Abbey
Attendance by invitation only

A Service of Thanksgiving to mark the Centenary of the Royal British Legion

A Service of Thanksgiving to mark the Centenary of the Royal British Legion

Tuesday, 12th October 2021

11:30 - 12:30
The Abbey
Attendance by invitation only

Edwardtide Pilgrimage

Edwardtide Pilgrimage

Saturday, 16th October 2021

10:00am - 4:00pm
The Abbey
Free (no booking required)

The clock tower of St Margaret's Church, Westminster

Events at St Margaret's Church

Find out about the upcoming services and events taking place at St Margaret's Church. Information can be found under 'Upcoming events at St Margaret's Church'

Upcoming events at St Margaret's Church

Other Events

Marilynne Robinson giving a lecture at Westminster Abbey in 2017

Institute lectures

View videos and listen to podcasts of past Institute lectures.

Past lectures
A group of children and their parents participate in a family learning session in Westminster Abbey's cloisters

Family days out

We run a lively programme of events for families throughout the year.

Family visiting