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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

Family Day: Building History

Family Day: Building History

Friday, 30th October 2020

10:00am - 3:30pm | The Abbey | Free with entry to the Abbey

The clock tower of St Margaret's Church, Westminster

A Sung Eucharist in Thanksgiving for St Margaret's Church

Saturday, 31st October 2020

1:00pm - 2:00pm | St Margaret's Church

All Souls' Day service

All Souls' Day service

Monday, 2nd November 2020

5:00pm | The Abbey

Dialogue: How does religion nurture wisdom?

Dialogue: How does religion nurture wisdom?

Tuesday, 3rd November 2020

6.30pm - 7.45pm | Online | Free, booking required

Remembrance Sunday service

Remembrance Sunday service

Sunday, 8th November 2020

10:30am - 11:30am | The Abbey | Free, limited tickets available

The One People Oration: Learning to Lead

The One People Oration: Learning to Lead

Tuesday, 10th November 2020

6.30pm - 7.45pm | Online | Free, booking required

A Service to mark the Centenary of the Burial of the Unknown Warrior

A Service to mark the Centenary of the Burial of the Unknown Warrior

Wednesday, 11th November 2020

10:55am | The Abbey

Dialogue: How does home nurture wisdom?

Dialogue: How does home nurture wisdom?

Tuesday, 17th November 2020

6.30pm - 7.45pm | The Abbey and online | Free, booking required

Cathedrals at Night

Cathedrals at Night

Wednesday, 18th November 2020

4.30pm - 7.00pm | The Abbey | Free, no booking required

Dialogue: How does education nurture wisdom?

Dialogue: How does education nurture wisdom?

Tuesday, 24th November 2020

6.30pm - 7.45pm | The Abbey and 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 feel very privileged to work here. I take so much pride in working for a beautiful place like the Abbey, it’s unique.

Alex - Abbey Marshal

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