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.

Join us at Evensong

Our sung services, usually featuring the Choir of Westminster Abbey, are a special experience.

Attend a service


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Sunday, 28th May 2023
Day of Pentecost (Whit Sunday)
8.00am Holy Communion High Altar
The Book of Common Prayer; said
9.00am Morning Prayer St Margaret's Church
said with hymns
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10.30am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Duruflé Messe Cum jubilo
Sheppard Spiritus Sanctus
Duruflé Choral varié sur le Veni Creator Op 4iii

Preacher: The Reverend Mark Birch MVO Precentor

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Tallis If ye love me
Tallis Responses
Howells in E
Howells My eyes for beauty pine
Bach Komm, heiliger Geist BWV 651

Preacher: The Right Reverend Anthony Ball Canon in Residence

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Duruflé Suite Op 5

Dewi Rees Organ Scholar

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

Preacher: The Reverend Mark Birch MVO Precentor

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Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge.

Service times and locations may change at short notice. 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