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.

Worship with us

Attending a service at the Abbey is a special experience. All are welcome, but at this time we may not be able to accommodate everyone who wishes to attend due to social distancing advice.

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Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey

There is still some Coronavirus guidance and recommendations in place when worshipping at the Abbey.

Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey


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Saturday, 16th October 2021
Saturday of the Octave of the Translation of St Edward the Confessor
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
8.40am Morning Prayer Nave
11.30am Festival Eucharist Quire
sung by a cantor

Thorne Mass of St Thomas

Preacher: The Very Reverend Michael Tavinor former Dean of Hereford

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3.00pm First Evensong of the Dedication of Westminster Abbey Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bruckner Locus iste
Rose Responses
Howells Collegium Regale
Howells Te Deum (Collegium Regale)
Messiaen Apparition de l’église éternelle

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Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge. 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

Our latest sermons

We produce transcripts and podcasts of sermons our clergy and guest preachers have given at recent Abbey services. They deal with current theological issues, religion and world events, and the interpretation of biblical texts.

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