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

Special verger tours: Association members

Special verger tours: Association members

8th January - 26th February 2024

The Abbey
£10

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)

A depiction of a nurse looking up in a stained glass window. A rainbow and feet of other people can be seen behind her.

Hidden Highlights tour - February

1st - 29th February 2024

The Abbey
£15

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

Fraternité tour: French footprints in British history - February

20th - 29th February 2024

The Abbey
£10

The west front of Westminster Abbey

A National Scout Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving

Friday, 23rd February 2024

12.00pm - 1.00pm
The Abbey
Invitation only

A Service of Thanksgiving for the Lord Morris of Aberavon

A Service of Thanksgiving for the Lord Morris of Aberavon

Wednesday, 28th February 2024

12.00pm - 1.00pm
St Margaret's Church
Free (Booking required)

A depiction of a nurse looking up in a stained glass window. A rainbow and feet of other people can be seen behind her.

Hidden Highlights tour - March

1st - 30th March 2024

Times vary
The Abbey
£15

Close-up photograph of a female stone head carving within Westminster Abbey

Fraternité tour: Sororite!

2nd - 23rd March 2024

1.00pm - 2.00pm
The Abbey
£10

An orange boat in choppy waters

A Service of Thanksgiving on the 200th anniversary of the RNLI

Monday, 4th March 2024

11.30am - 12.30pm
The Abbey
Invitation only

Photograph of gold cross on top of the Lady Chapel roof of Westminster Abbey

Fraternité talk: Restoration and salvage

Thursday, 7th March 2024

6.00pm - 7.30pm
St Margaret's Church
£10

Photograph of organist Carolyn Craig, currently the Organ Scholar at Westminster Abbey, sitting at an organ ready to play, looking at the camera

Fraternité organ recital: French-inspired music by women composers

Sunday, 10th March 2024

5.00pm - 5.30pm
The Abbey
Free (no booking required)

The Commonwealth Service 2024

The Commonwealth Service 2024

Monday, 11th March 2024

3.00pm - 4.00pm
The Abbey
Invitation only

Photograph of a female member of the conservation team using a brush on a wooden object

Fraternité conservation spotlight: Housekeeping

Friday, 15th March 2024

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

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 - March

Saturday, 16th March 2024

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

Photograph of a female member of the conservation team, wearing a mask, brushing clean a pointed internal roof

Fraternité conservation spotlight: Catherine de Valois

Tuesday, 19th March 2024

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries
Included in Galleries ticket price

Sung Eucharist with the Blessings of Palms and Procession

Sung Eucharist with the Blessings of Palms and Procession

Sunday, 24th March 2024

10.30am - 12.00pm
The Abbey and St Margaret's Church
Free (no booking required)

Concert for Holy Week: Bach - St Matthew Passion

Concert for Holy Week: Bach - St Matthew Passion

Tuesday, 26th March 2024

6.30pm - 9.30pm
The Abbey
£15 – £55

Sung Eucharist with the Washing of Feet

Sung Eucharist with the Washing of Feet

Thursday, 28th March 2024

5.00pm - 6.45pm
The Abbey
Free (no booking required)

An effigy of Jesus on the Cross

Solemn Liturgy of the Passion and Death of Our Lord

Friday, 29th March 2024

3.00pm - 4.15pm
The Abbey
Free (no booking required)

People singing in the quire stalls

Vigil and First Eucharist of Easter

Saturday, 30th March 2024

8.00pm - 9.30pm
The Abbey
Free (no booking required)

Holy Communion (BCP) on Easter Day

Holy Communion (BCP) on Easter Day

Sunday, 31st March 2024

8.00am - 8.40am
The Abbey
Free (no booking required)

Congregation singing during a service

Sung Eucharist on Easter Day

Sunday, 31st March 2024

10:30am - 12:00pm
The Abbey
Free (no booking required)

People singing in the quire stalls

Evensong on Easter Day

Sunday, 31st March 2024

3.00pm - 4.00pm
The Abbey
Free (no booking required)

A depiction of a nurse looking up in a stained glass window. A rainbow and feet of other people can be seen behind her.

Hidden Highlights tour - April

1st - 30th April 2024

Times vary
The Abbey
£15

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

Fraternité tour: French footprints in British history - April

2nd - 30th April 2024

1.00pm - 2.00pm
The Abbey
£10

Photograph of organist Olivier Latry, a man standing in front of a historic stone building

Fraternité concert: Olivier Latry

Thursday, 11th April 2024

7.00pm - 8.15pm (no interval)
The Abbey
£15 - £20

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

6.00pm - 7.30pm
St Margaret's Church
£10

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

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