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

The World Reimagined globe by Nicola Green

The World Reimagined globe by Nicola Green

13th August - 31st October 2022

St Margaret's Church
Free (no booking required)

Hidden Highlights tour - September

Hidden Highlights tour - September

Friday, 30th September 2022

The Abbey
SOLD OUT

The World Reimagined globe tour

The World Reimagined globe tour

30th September - 28th October 2022 (selected dates)

The Abbey and St Margaret's Church
Included in the price of admission

Hidden Highlights tour - October

Hidden Highlights tour - October

1st - 31st October 2022

10.00am - 11.15am
The Abbey
On sale from mid September

A Service to mark the opening of the Legal Year in England and Wales

A Service to mark the opening of the Legal Year in England and Wales

Monday, 3rd October 2022

11.30am - 12.30pm
The Abbey
Invitation only

50th Anniversary of the Prayer Book Society

50th Anniversary of the Prayer Book Society

Postponed

Saturday, 8th October 2022

11.00am - 12.00pm
The Abbey

Exterior of Westminster Abbey, showing the West Towers and the Sanctuary

Trees of life service - honouring those who served and died during COVID-19

Tuesday, 11th October 2022

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

Edwardtide Pilgrimage

Edwardtide Pilgrimage

Saturday, 15th October 2022

9.30am - 4.00pm
The Abbey
Free (no booking required)

Dialogue: Healing our society

Dialogue: Healing our society

Monday, 31st October 2022

6.30pm - 7.45pm
Lady Chapel
Free (booking required)

Dialogue: Healing our planet

Dialogue: Healing our planet

Tuesday, 8th November 2022

6.30pm - 7.45pm
Lady Chapel
Free (booking required)

Dialogue: Healing ourselves

Dialogue: Healing ourselves

Tuesday, 15th November 2022

6.30pm - 7.45pm
Lady Chapel
Free (booking required)

The audience for the One People Oration lecture at Westminster Abbey

The One People Oration

Tuesday, 22nd November 2022

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

A group of people watching a lecture

Symposium: Harnessing technology

Thursday, 1st December 2022

12.45pm - 2.00pm
Cheyneygates
Free (booking required)

Chorister Experience Day

Chorister Experience Day

4th February - 7th October 2023 (selected dates)

10:00am - 4:00pm
The Abbey
Free (booking required)

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