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Westminster Abbey and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Public worship will resume in the Abbey from 3rd December, and we will be open for visiting on selected days from 11th December.

In the meantime, the Abbey remains open for individual prayer and you are welcome to visit at the following times:

Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: 12:30pm - 2:00pm

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

A Great and Mighty Wonder: Seminar II

A Great and Mighty Wonder: Seminar II

Monday, 7th December 2020

1:15pm - 2:00pm | Online | Free, booking required

Family Activities: O Christmas Tree!

Family Activities: O Christmas Tree!

Saturday, 12th December 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm | The Abbey | Free with entry to the Abbey

A Great and Mighty Wonder: Seminar III

A Great and Mighty Wonder: Seminar III

Monday, 14th December 2020

1:15pm - 2:00pm | Online | Free, booking required

Live from London - Christmas: What sweeter music

Live from London - Christmas: What sweeter music

15th December 2020 - 15th January 2021

7:00pm - 8:00pm | Online | From £12.50

Family Activities: Light of the world

Family Activities: Light of the world

Saturday, 19th December 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm | The Abbey | Free with entry to the Abbey

A Great and Mighty Wonder: Seminar IV

A Great and Mighty Wonder: Seminar IV

Monday, 21st December 2020

1:15pm - 2:00pm | Online | Free, booking required

The Sixteen Concert: The Choicest Music of the Kingdom

The Sixteen Concert: The Choicest Music of the Kingdom

Thursday, 17th June 2021

7.30pm - 8.30pm | St Margaret's Church | £20 - £60

Lord Burghley 500th anniversary service

Lord Burghley 500th anniversary service

Rescheduled

Thursday, 24th June 2021

11.30am - 12.30pm | 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

I’ve worked here for over thirty years and have seen many of the major services - it’s strange to realise that you are in a small way part of history.

Pamela - Rector's Secretary

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