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Westminster Abbey and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Abbey is no longer open for public worship, general visiting or private prayer. Meanwhile, the community of Abbey clergy are continuing to worship and pray, in-line with government guidance. They are also producing a podcast to mark key liturgical events.

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Events at Westminster Abbey

All events

Sung Eucharist with the Washing of Feet

Sung Eucharist with the Washing of Feet

Moved online

Thursday, 9th April 2020

5.00pm - 6.45pm | The Abbey and St Margaret's Church

Good Friday Choral Matins and Litany

Good Friday Choral Matins and Litany

Moved online

Friday, 10th April 2020

10.30am - 11.30am | St Margaret's Church

Solemn Liturgy of the Passion and Death of Our Lord

Solemn Liturgy of the Passion and Death of Our Lord

Moved online

Friday, 10th April 2020

3.00pm - 4.15pm | The Abbey

Vigil and First Eucharist of Easter

Vigil and First Eucharist of Easter

Moved online

Saturday, 11th April 2020

8.00pm - 9.30pm | The Abbey

Holy Communion (BCP) on Easter Day

Holy Communion (BCP) on Easter Day

Moved online

Sunday, 12th April 2020

8.00am - 8.40am | The Abbey

Sung Eucharist on Easter Day

Sung Eucharist on Easter Day

Moved online

Sunday, 12th April 2020

10.30am - 12.00pm | The Abbey

Sung Eucharist on Easter Day

Sung Eucharist on Easter Day

Moved online

Sunday, 12th April 2020

11.00am - 12.30pm | St Margaret's Church

Evensong and Procession on Easter Day

Evensong and Procession on Easter Day

Moved online

Sunday, 12th April 2020

3.00pm - 4.00pm | The Abbey

Abbey Insider: College Garden Tour

Abbey Insider: College Garden Tour

Event cancelled

Thursday, 23rd April 2020

2.30pm - 4.00pm | College Garden

Other Events

Marilynne Robinson giving a lecture at Westminster Abbey in 2017

Institute lectures

View videos and listen to podcasts of past Institute lectures.

Past lectures
A group of children and their parents participate in a family learning session in Westminster Abbey's cloisters

Family days out

We run a lively programme of events for families throughout the year.

Family visiting

At different times of the day, or in different seasons, the light falling in the Abbey will light up something that you have walked past a million times and never seen before.

Vanessa, Head of Conservation

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