Bell ringing days

The Abbey bells can usually be heard before services and in celebration of church festivals and royal occasions.

See the Abbey bells page for a history of bell ringing at Westminster Abbey.

Bells in the bell chamber of Westminster Abbey


Bell ringing calendar


Monday, 1st November 2021
All Saints’ Day
following the 5.00 pm Sung Eucharist.

Tuesday, 9th November 2021
The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Current Ring of Bells
following Evensong.

Sunday, 14th November 2021
Remembrance Sunday
following the 3.00 pm Evensong, half-muffled.

Sunday, 14th November 2021
The Birthday of HRH The Prince of Wales
from 1.00 pm.

Tuesday, 16th November 2021
The Inauguration of the General Synod
following the 10.45 am service.


Saturday, 25th December 2021
Christmas Day
following the 10.30 am Sung Eucharist.


Saturday, 1st January 2022
New Year’s Day
From 1.00 pm

Thursday, 6th January 2022
The Epiphany of Our Lord
Following the 5.00 pm Sung Eucharist

Tuesday, 25th January 2022
The Conversion of St Paul
Following the 3.00 pm Evensong


Wednesday, 2nd February 2022
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple
Following the 11.15 am Sung Eucharist

Sunday, 6th February 2022
Accession Day
From 1.00 pm


Wednesday, 2nd March 2022
St David’s Day (transferred)
Following the 5.00 pm Evensong

Wednesday, 9th March 2022
Commonwealth Day
Before and after 3.00 pm Observance

Thursday, 17th March 2022
St Patrick’s Day
Following the 5.00 pm Evensong