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Events at Westminster Abbey

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Two young girls wearing paper crowns that they have decorated

Summer Holiday Family Events: Queen Victoria

20th - 22nd August 2019

Various times | College Garden | Free, booking required

A brass band plays a concert in College Garden, Westminster Abbey

Brass on the Grass lunchtime music: Friary Brass Band

Wednesday, 21st August 2019

| College Garden | Free, no booking required

A group of young children and parents on a guided toured of Westminster Abbey

Summer Holiday Events: Family Tours

Wednesday, 21st August 2019

Various times | The Abbey | All tickets allocated

A brass band plays a concert in College Garden, Westminster Abbey

Brass on the Grass lunchtime music: Merton Concert Band

Wednesday, 28th August 2019

| College Garden | Free, no booking required

A brass band plays a concert in College Garden, Westminster Abbey

Brass on the Grass lunchtime music: Invicta Concert Band

Wednesday, 4th September 2019

| St Margaret's Church | Free, no booking required

Westminster Abbey with Big Ben behind at sunset

Association Late

Wednesday, 4th September 2019

| The Abbey | Free for members of the Association

Stalls and lamps in the Quire, Westminster Abbey

Lord Ashdown Service

Tuesday, 10th September 2019

| The Abbey | Attendance by invitation only

A brass band plays a concert in College Garden, Westminster Abbey

Brass on the Grass lunchtime music: Cobham Brass Band

Wednesday, 11th September 2019

| St Margaret's Church | Free, no booking required

Members of the RAF lined up outside Westminster Abbey

A Service on Battle of Britain Sunday

Sunday, 15th September 2019

| The Abbey | Ticket arrangements to be announced

View towards the High Altar of Westminster Abbey from the Quire

Association Abbey Tour

Monday, 16th September 2019

| The Abbey | Free for members of the Association

Abbey and Galleries Late celebrating London Design Festival

Abbey and Galleries Late celebrating London Design Festival

Wednesday, 18th September 2019

| The Abbey | £16 Adults / £5 Children under 16

Judges in wigs and gowns in Westminster Abbey

Judges Service

Tuesday, 1st October 2019

| The Abbey | Attendance by invitation only

The Lady Chapel, Westminster Abbey

Author Talk: Lauren Johnson

Tuesday, 1st October 2019

| Lady Chapel | £15 per ticket for members of the Association

Lecture: Is there a rationale for the Anglican Communion?

Lecture: Is there a rationale for the Anglican Communion?

Wednesday, 2nd October 2019

| St Margaret's Church | Free, booking required

Exterior of St Margaret's Church, Westminster

John Henry Newman: Influences and Legacies

Friday, 18th October 2019

| St Margaret's Church | Free, booking required

St Edward the Confessor figure in a chalice

Edwardtide Pilgrimage

Saturday, 19th October 2019

| The Abbey | Free, no booking required

Abbey Insider: Photographing the Abbey

Abbey Insider: Photographing the Abbey

Monday, 21st October 2019

| Cheyneygates | £10 per ticket for members of the Association

Westminster Abbey with Big Ben behind at sunset

Association Late

Wednesday, 27th November 2019

| The Abbey | Free for members of the Association

Other Events

Marilynne Robinson giving a lecture at Westminster Abbey in 2017

Institute lectures

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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

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We run a lively programme of events for families throughout the year.

Family visiting

At different times of the day, or in different seasons, the light falling in the Abbey will light up something that you have walked past a million times and never seen before.

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Vanessa, Head of Conservation

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