Regular services

Evensong

This service follows the traditional pattern in The Book of Common Prayer and consists of choral music (psalms, canticles, and anthems) from the rich Anglican musical tradition, scripture readings, and prayers.

The Choir of Westminster Abbey sing at Evensong with congregants seated behind them

When

See the calendar below for upcoming Evensong services.

Where

The Quire. Entry is via the Great West Door.

Evensong times

15th - 21st May 2022
Sunday, 15th May 2022
Fifth Sunday of Easter
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Batten When the Lord turned again
Smith Responses
Walmisley in D minor
Brahms Geistliches Lied
Wesley Choral Song and Fugue

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Canon in Residence

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Monday, 16th May 2022
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choristers

Vaughan Williams The Call
plainsong Responses
Moore Second Service
Handel I know that my redeemer liveth

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Tuesday, 17th May 2022
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bairstow Jesu the very thought of thee
Clucas Responses
Noble in B minor
Vaughan Williams Love bade me welcome

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Friday, 20th May 2022
St Alcuin of York, deacon, Abbot of Tours, 804
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bairstow Jesu the very thought of thee
Clucas Responses
Gibbons Short Service
Weir Love bade me welcome

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Saturday, 21st May 2022
Charter Day, 1560
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bairstow Jesu the very thought of thee
Clucas Responses
Tavener Collegium Regale
Hadley My beloved spake
Vaughan Williams Prelude in C minor

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