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Today's services

Saturday, 19th October 2019
Octave of the Translation of St Edward the Confessor
8:00am Holy Communion Shrine
8:40am Morning Prayer St Faith's Chapel
11:30am Festival Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Westminster Abbey Special Service Choir

Setting: Padilla Missa Ego flos campi
Motet: Victoria Laetatus sum
Voluntary: Buxtehude Praeludium in D BuxWV 139

Preacher: The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of All England, and Metropolitan

3:00pm First Evensong of the Dedication of Westminster Abbey Quire

Introit: Bruckner Locus iste
Responses: Byrd
Canticles: Howells Westminster Service
Anthem: Martin In the Midst of Thy Temple
Voluntary: Messiaen Apparition de l'église éternelle

Everyone's welcome at these services, free of charge.

News and Events

A nine-year study of the Abbey’s ‘cosmatesque’ mosaics published

A nine-year study of the Abbey’s ‘cosmatesque’ mosaics published

Friday, 18th October 2019

Dean’s Verger welcomes HM The Queen with new verge

Dean’s Verger welcomes HM The Queen with new verge

Wednesday, 16th October 2019

St Edward the Confessor figure in a chalice

Edwardtide Pilgrimage

Saturday, 19th October 2019

9:15am - 4:00pm | The Abbey | Free, no booking required

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