Worship & music

Westminster Abbey has been a place of worship since at least the tenth century. We hold services here every day and you are welcome to join us.

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Attending a service at the Abbey is a special experience. All are welcome, but at this time we may not be able to accommodate everyone who wishes to attend due to social distancing advice.

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Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey

There is still some Coronavirus guidance and recommendations in place when worshipping at the Abbey and St Margaret's Church

Updated: 16th December 2021

Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey


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Sunday, 23rd January 2022
Third Sunday of Epiphany
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Taverner Mean Mass
Byrd Factus est repente
Messiaen Dans le Verbe était la Vie et la Vie était la Lumière (Méditations sur le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité)

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle Dean of Westminster

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Muhly Oculi omnium
Moore Responses
Clucas Westminster Service
Bennett The Seasons of His Mercies
Jackson Toccata (Toccata, Chorale, and Fugue Op 16)

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Canon in Residence

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Alain Trois Danses

Peter Holder Sub-Organist

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

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle Dean of Westminster

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

Music at Westminster Abbey

Sacred music is central to life at the Abbey. Here you can find out more about the work of our acclaimed choir and musicians.

More about music

Our latest sermons

We produce transcripts and podcasts of sermons our clergy and guest preachers have given at recent Abbey services. They deal with current theological issues, religion and world events, and the interpretation of biblical texts.

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