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

In the Beginning was the Word

In the Beginning was the Word

4th April 2021 - 4th April 2022

| Online | Free (but donations welcome)

Close up of music organ

Musical Musings

Saturday, 26th June 2021

9.00am - 1.00pm | The Abbey | Included in the price of admission

Children in winter coats taking part in arts and crafts at the Abbey

Weekend Wonder: Health and Wellbeing

Saturday, 3rd July 2021

10:00am - 3.00pm | The Abbey | Included in price of ticket

Jerusalem Chamber

Unlocking the gift of the Church’s unity

Tuesday, 6th July 2021

1.00pm | Online | Free

A family taking part in arts and crafts in the Abbey

Weekend Wonder: Arts and Heritage

Saturday, 10th July 2021

10.00am - 3.00pm | The Abbey | Included in price of ticket

A collection of organ stops

Summer Organ Festival: Peter Holder

Tuesday, 13th July 2021

7.00pm - 8.00pm | The Abbey | £12 - £15

Weekend Wonder: Community

Weekend Wonder: Community

Saturday, 17th July 2021

10.00am - 3.00pm | The Abbey | Included in the price of admission

A close up of fingers playing an organ

Summer Organ Festival: James O’Donnell

Tuesday, 20th July 2021

7.00pm - 8.00pm | The Abbey | £12 - £15

Summer Organ Festival: Matthew Jorysz

Summer Organ Festival: Matthew Jorysz

Tuesday, 27th July 2021

7.00pm - 8.00pm | The Abbey | £12 - £15

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

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

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