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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, privately and following guidance given, will sustain the worship of a building that has been a witness to God’s grace and glory for over a thousand years.

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Events at Westminster Abbey

All events

Released for Mission: thinking and living our structures theologically

Released for Mission: thinking and living our structures theologically

Event cancelled

Friday, 3rd April 2020

10.00am - 4.30pm | Jerusalem Chamber

Blessing of Palms, Procession and Sung Eucharist

Blessing of Palms, Procession and Sung Eucharist

Moved online

Sunday, 5th April 2020

10.30am - 12.00pm | The Abbey and St Margaret's Church

Holy Week concert

Holy Week concert

Event cancelled

Tuesday, 7th April 2020

7.00pm - 8.15pm | The Abbey

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

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

It’s very hard not to be enthusiastic working at the Abbey. If this place doesn’t make you smile I don’t know what will.

Valerie - Foundation Director

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