Regular services


This service follows the traditional pattern in The Book of Common Prayer and consists of choral music (psalms, canticles, and anthems) from the rich Anglican musical tradition, scripture readings, and prayers.

The Choir of Westminster Abbey sing at Evensong with congregants seated behind them


Sung daily, except on Wednesday.


Entry is via the Great West Door.

Check our coronavirus page for more information about visiting us at this time.

Due to social distancing measures we may not be able to accommodate everyone who wishes to attend. We suggest you arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Evensong times

9th - 15th May 2021
Sunday, 9th May 2021
Sixth Sunday of Easter
3.00pm Evensong with the Installation of The Reverend Tricia Hillas as Canon of Westminster Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Harris Holy is the true light
Tomkins Responses
Howells in G
Stanford Ye choirs of new Jerusalem
Howells Paean

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle Dean of Westminster

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Tuesday, 11th May 2021
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Morley Responses
Morley First Service
Palestrina Exaltabo te Domine

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Saturday, 15th May 2021
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Morley Responses
Marenzio Magnificat octavi toni
Victoria Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Mendelssohn I waited for the Lord

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Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge.

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Abbeycast, a podcast produced at Westminster Abbey, is released occasionally to mark feast days and major anniversaries. Each episode features a reading, short address, anthem, prayers, blessing and music from our Choir.

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