Services & times

See a complete list of the Abbey's upcoming choral services and organ recitals.

You are also able to see our calendar for the weeks ahead and view orders of service for selected services.

 

This week's services

3rd - 9th March 2024
Sunday, 3rd March 2024
Third Sunday of Lent
8.00am Holy Communion Quire
The Book of Common Prayer; said
10.00am Matins Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Radcliffe Responses
Jackson Benedicite in G
Howells Psalm Prelude Set 2 no 2

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11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Langlais Messe solennelle
Poulenc Timor et tremor
Bach Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle KCVO MBE Dean of Westminster

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Ferguson It was in that train
Radcliffe Responses
Tallis Magnificat octavi toni
plainsong Nunc dimittis septimi toni
Tallis Salvator mundi
Gibbons Fancy in gamut flatt

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle KCVO MBE Dean of Westminster

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave
given by Glen Dempsey, Ely Cathedral

Bach Prelude and Fugue in B minor BWV 544
Beethoven arr Dempsey Largo con gran espressione (Piano Sonata IV in E flat Op 7)
Mozart Fantasia in F minor K608

6.00pm Sung Eucharist St Margaret's Church
sung by the St Margaret's Choristers

Chaminade Messe pour deux voix égales
Owen He prayeth best who loveth best
Mendelssohn Prelude in C minor

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle KCVO MBE Dean of Westminster

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Monday, 4th March 2024
7.30am Morning Prayer St Faith's Chapel, cloister entrance
said
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel, cloister entrance
said
12.30pm Holy Communion St Margaret's Church, north gate entrance
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choristers

plainsong Audi benigne Conditor
plainsong Responses
Watson in F
Parry Long since in Egypt's plenteous land

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Tuesday, 5th March 2024
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Shrine
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey; attended by HE The High Commissioner for Ghana

H Purcell Hear my prayer, O Lord
Tomkins Responses
D Purcell in E minor
H Purcell Remember not, Lord, our offences

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Wednesday, 6th March 2024
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Chapel of the Holy Name
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evening Prayer Quire
said
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Thursday, 7th March 2024
St Perpetua, St Felicity, and their companions, martyrs at Carthage, 203
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong, with Installation of a Member of College Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Purcell Hear my prayer, O Lord
Tomkins Responses
Batten Fourth Service
Byrd Emendemus in melius

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Friday, 8th March 2024
Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, poet, priest, 1929
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

plainsong Audi benigne Conditor
plainsong Responses
Lassus Magnificat tertii toni
plainsong Nunc dimittis
Ferrabosco Tribulationem et dolorem inveni

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Saturday, 9th March 2024
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
8.40am Morning Prayer St Faith's Chapel
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Purcell Hear my prayer, O Lord
Tomkins Responses
Watson in E
Stanford The Lord is my shepherd
Sowande Obangiji

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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.