Events at Westminster Abbey

Special services, concerts, lectures, events for families and more – there’s something for everyone at the Abbey. 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

An AR portrait of the Notre Dame De Paris during construction

Notre Dame de Paris, The Augmented Exhibition

7th February - 1st June 2024

Chapter House
Included in the price of admission (booking required)

Photograph of a group of adults looking up in different directions in Westminster Abbey

Fraternité tour: French footprints in British history - April

13th - 30th April 2024

1.00pm - 2.00pm
The Abbey
£10

Hidden Highlights tour - April

Hidden Highlights tour - April

1st - 30th April 2024

The Abbey
£15

The clock tower of St Margaret's Church, Westminster

In conversation: The Spirit of Our Politics

Tuesday, 16th April 2024

6.45pm - 8.00pm
St Margaret's Church
Free (booking required)

Photograph of the Wesminster Retable within the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries at Westminster Abbey.

Fraternité talk: When the English spoke French

Thursday, 18th April 2024

6.30pm - 7.30pm
Cheyneygates
£10

Wreath around the Grave of the Unknown Warrior

Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving for ANZAC Day

Thursday, 25th April 2024

12.00pm - 1.00pm
The Abbey
Free (booking required)

Cheyneygates

Hidden Highlights tour - May

1st - 31st May 2024

Times vary
The Abbey
£15

Sir Stirling Moss driving the Mercedes-Benz W196 at the Grand Prix on England, Aintree 1955

A Service of Thanksgiving for Sir Stirling Moss

Wednesday, 8th May 2024

11.00am - 12.00pm
The Abbey
Free (booking required)

Photograph of a group of adults looking up in different directions in Westminster Abbey

Fraternité tour: French footprints in British history - May

9th - 14th May 2024

1.00pm - 2.00pm
The Abbey
£10

10 Choristers Jumping in the air

Chorister Experience Day

Saturday, 11th May 2024

1.00pm - 6.00pm
The Abbey
Free (booking required)

A Service to Commemorate the life of Florence Nightingale

A Service to Commemorate the life of Florence Nightingale

Wednesday, 15th May 2024

6.30pm - 7.30pm
The Abbey
Attendance by invitation only

Photograph of angel frieze surrounded by an English rose and French fleur-de-lis in the Lady Chapel of Westminster Abbey

Fraternité talk: Lilies and Roses - The Tudor Court and France

Thursday, 16th May 2024

6.30pm - 8.00pm
St Margaret's Church
£10

Photograph of young girl colouring in with felt tip pens, representing a Family Day activity at Westminster Abbey based on the Bayeux Tapestry as part of the Fraternite season

Fraternité Family Day: The Bayeux Tapestry and Beyond - May

Saturday, 18th May 2024

10.00am - 2.00pm
The Abbey
Included in the price of admission

On truth telling and storytelling

On truth telling and storytelling

Thursday, 23rd May 2024

6.30pm - 7.45pm
The Nave
Free (booking required)

Irises in a small garden in the Abbey with a fountain at the centre.

Hidden Highlights tour - June

1st - 29th June 2024

Times vary
The Abbey
£15

Photograph of Westminster Abbey Choristers, dressed in red robes, and an orchestra performing within the nave at Westminster Abbey

Haydn: The Creation

Wednesday, 19th June 2024

7.00pm - 9.30pm
The Abbey
£15 - £55

Four Forty Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth Night

Four Forty Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth Night

29th & 30th August 2024

7.00pm - 9.00pm
Dean's Yard
£12 - £17

The clock tower of St Margaret's Church, Westminster

Events at St Margaret's Church

Find out about the upcoming services and events taking place at St Margaret's Church

Upcoming events at St Margaret's Church

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