Worship at the Abbey

Life at Westminster Abbey revolves around worship. Whatever your beliefs, you’re welcome to take part.

A priest holds a communion wafer and a silver chalice

Come along to a service

See our full list of upcoming services, including details of the music and preachers.

Our services
Edwardtide

Edwardtide

Celebrate the life of St Edward the Confessor at the Abbey from 13th - 17th October.

Edwardtide services
Advent and Christmas

Advent and Christmas

Find out about our current plans for Advent and Christmas, although services and events are subject to change.

Advent and Christmas services

Our services

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Friday, 24th September 2021
8.00am Morning Prayer Quire
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choristers

plainsong Responses
plainsong Magnificat on the seventh tone
plainsong Nunc dimittis on the third tone
Mendelssohn If with all your hearts (Elijah Op 70)

View Order of Service

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

Statue of Our Lady of Pew on a stone altar with a small candle on each side

The Society of Our Lady of Pew

The Society of Our Lady of Pew venerates the Blessed Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, and regularly holds Mass and retreats in the Abbey.

Find out more

Banners, crosses, icons, vestments and frontals

Read how we decorate our altars, and find out about our historic icons.