Welcome to Westminster Abbey

Welcome to Westminster Abbey

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

About the Abbey

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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

Friday, 27th May 2022
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
8.00am Holy Communion Pyx Chamber
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Mendelssohn Erhaben, o Herr
Rose Responses
Palestrina Magnificat quarti toni
Victoria Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Gibbons O clap your hands together

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

Summer Festival

Summer Festival

Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee at the Abbey with new tours and experiences.

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Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey

There are still some social Coronavirus guidance and recommendations in place when visiting or worshipping at the Abbey.

Updated: 2nd March 2022

Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey

News and events

The grey and gold organ pipes in Westminster Abbey

Abbey seeks new Organist and Master of the Choristers

Thursday, 26th May 2022

HRH Prince Charles in a red cope

Abbey welcomes HRH The Prince of Wales to Bath service

Tuesday, 24th May 2022

Former Organist Simon Preston smiling

Abbey mourns former Organist and Master of the Choristers

Monday, 16th May 2022

Visitors in the Quire of Westminster Abbey

Support Us

Support from our visitors and donors helps us care for the Abbey and keeps us open as a living working church. We are independent and receive no funding from the Church, the Government or, the Crown. So, your help really counts.

How you can help
A purple and white Platinum Jubilee neckerchief

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