Services & times

See a complete list of the Abbey's upcoming choral services and organ recitals.

You are also able to see our calendar for the weeks ahead and view orders of service for selected services.

 

This week's services

27th November - 3rd December 2022
Sunday, 27th November 2022
First Sunday of Advent
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
10.00am Morning Prayer St Margaret's Church
said with hymns

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle MBE Dean of Westminster

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11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Byrd Mass for five voices
Victoria Ecce Dominus veniet
Bach Fantasia and Fugue in C minor BWV 537

Preacher: The Reverend Dr James Hawkey Canon in Residence

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3.00pm Evening Prayer St Faith's Chapel
said
4.00pm An Advent Liturgy Abbey

sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

6.00pm Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said with hymns

Preacher: The Reverend Dr Sarah Archer Priest Vicar

Monday, 28th November 2022
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choristers; attended by HE The High Commissioner for Barbados

plainsong Conditor alme siderum
plainsong Responses
Dyson in C minor
Warlock Adam lay ybounden

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Tuesday, 29th November 2022
Nicholas Litlyngton, Abbot of Westminster, 1386
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Shrine
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong with Installation of Members of College Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Prepare ye the way of the Lord
Gibbons and Barnard Responses
Tomkins Fifth Service
Byrd Vigilate

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Wednesday, 30th November 2022
St Andrew the Apostle, patron of Scotland
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Chapel of the Holy Name
said
12.30pm Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said
5.00pm Evening Prayer Quire
said
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Thursday, 1st December 2022
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said
5.00pm Evening Prayer St Faith's Chapel
said
Friday, 2nd December 2022
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Prepare ye the way of the Lord
Gibbons and Barnard Responses
Hooper Short Service
Byrd Rorate caeli desuper

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Saturday, 3rd December 2022
Francis Xavier, Apostle of the Indies, missionary, 1552
8.00am Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said
8.40am Morning Prayer St Margaret's Church
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Prepare ye the way of the Lord
Gibbons and Barnard Responses
Walmisley in D minor
Mendelssohn I waited for the Lord
Bach Vivace (Sonata II in C minor BWV 526)

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Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge. Security checks are in place upon entry.