Events at Westminster Abbey

Special services, concerts, lectures, events for families – there’s something at the Abbey all through the year. Many of our events are free and open to anyone.

Our in-person events are held at Westminster Abbey, London. Our online events are available worldwide.

All events

Summer Organ Festival: Matthew Jorysz

Summer Organ Festival: Matthew Jorysz

Tuesday, 27th July 2021

7.00pm - 8.00pm
The Abbey
£15

An illustration of a mixed race family

Holiday Highlights

24th July - 31st August 2021

The Abbey
Included in the price of admission

In the Beginning was the Word

In the Beginning was the Word

4th April 2021 - 4th April 2022

Online
Free (but donations welcome)

Hidden Highlights tour

Hidden Highlights tour

16th July - 28th August 2021

The Abbey
£15

Summer Sessions: Organ Lates

Summer Sessions: Organ Lates

14th July - 25th August 2021

The Abbey
£7 - £18

Brass on the Grass: lunchtime concerts

Brass on the Grass: lunchtime concerts

28th July - 8th September 2021

12.00pm (doors open) - 2.00pm
College Garden
Free

Summer Sessions: Jay Johnson

Summer Sessions: Jay Johnson

Wednesday, 28th July 2021

4.00pm - 8.00pm
The Abbey
£7 - £18

Luna Cinema: Knives Out

Luna Cinema: Knives Out

Thursday, 29th July 2021

7.30pm (doors open)
Dean's Yard
£13.50 - £18

Luna Cinema: The Dark Knight

Luna Cinema: The Dark Knight

Friday, 30th July 2021

7.30pm (doors open)
Dean's Yard
£13.50 - £18

Luna Cinema: The Greatest Showman

Luna Cinema: The Greatest Showman

Saturday, 31st July 2021

7.30pm (doors open)
Dean's Yard
£13.50 - £18

Luna Cinema: Notting Hill

Luna Cinema: Notting Hill

Sunday, 1st August 2021

7.30pm (doors open)
Dean's Yard
£13.50 - £18

A collection of organ stops

Summer Organ Festival: Peter Holder

Tuesday, 3rd August 2021

7.00pm - 8.00pm
The Abbey
£15

Summer Sessions: Simeon Hammond Dallas

Summer Sessions: Simeon Hammond Dallas

Wednesday, 4th August 2021

4.00pm - 8.00pm
The Abbey
£7 - £18

Prince William and Catherine Middleton at the altar at Westminster Abbey

Inside the Royal Wedding

16th July - 18th August 2021 (selected dates)

4.00pm
The Abbey
£10

Summer Sessions: Joncan Kavlakoglu

Summer Sessions: Joncan Kavlakoglu

Wednesday, 18th August 2021

4.00pm - 8.00pm
The Abbey
£7 - £18

An outdoor performance of Much Ado About Nothing

Illyria – Much Ado About Nothing

26th & 27th August 2021

6.30pm (doors open) - 9.45pm
Dean's Yard
£9 - £15

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