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Welcome to Westminster Abbey

A royal church offering daily services for all and a World Heritage Site with over a thousand years of history.

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Coronations, royal weddings, kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers; poets, heroes and villains – history happens here and it’s all waiting to be discovered.

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Today's services

Sunday, 24th October 2021
Last Sunday after Trinity
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Palestrina Missa sine nomine a 6
Guerrero Caro mea
Buxtehude Praeludium in D minor BuxWV 140

Preacher: The Reverend Dr James Hawkey Canon Theologian and Almoner

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Poulenc Ô mes très chers frères
Moore Responses
Howells in E
Howells My eyes for beauty pine
Harris Maestoso (Sonata in A minor)

Preacher: The Venerable Adam Atkinson Archdeacon of Charing Cross, Diocese of London

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Bach Prelude and Fugue in A minor BWV 543
Saint-Saëns Fantaisie in E flat major
Howells Master Tallis’s Testament
Howells Paean

James Speakman St John's Notting Hill

6.00pm Evening Service St Margaret's Church

led by The Reverend Dr James Hawkey Canon Theologian and Almoner

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

News and events

MPs and peers mourn Sir David Amess at St Margaret’s Church

MPs and peers mourn Sir David Amess at St Margaret’s Church

Monday, 18th October 2021

Abbey marks the Centenary of the Royal British Legion

Abbey marks the Centenary of the Royal British Legion

Tuesday, 12th October 2021

Canon of Westminster, Tricia Hillas

The Venerable Tricia Hillas appointed to Racial Justice Commission

Thursday, 7th October 2021

Visitors in the Quire of Westminster Abbey

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