The Abbey is no longer open for public worship, general visiting or private prayer. Meanwhile, the community of Abbey clergy, privately and following guidance given, will sustain the worship of a building that has been a witness to God’s grace and glory for over a thousand years.Find out more
In the summer we invited families to make poppies and add those poppies to a wreath to remember those who have died for their country.
We completed three wreaths over three days and each afternoon the wreath was laid at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.
The Shrine of St Edward the Confessor is one of the most powerful features of the Abbey. To stand in the presence of a man who is both a saint and a monarch is awe-inspiring.