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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

Knights and Dragons: Family Day

Knights and Dragons: Family Day

Friday, 14th August 2020

Various times | Online | Free

Family Fun: Knights and Dragons

Family Fun: Knights and Dragons

Saturday, 15th August 2020

10.00am - 2.00pm | The Abbey | Free with entry to the Abbey

The Luna Cinema: Rocketman

The Luna Cinema: Rocketman

Event cancelled

Tuesday, 18th August 2020

Event cancelled | Dean's Yard

The Luna Cinema: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

The Luna Cinema: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Event cancelled

Wednesday, 19th August 2020

Event cancelled | Dean's Yard

Westminster Abbey: History and Identity teen tour

Westminster Abbey: History and Identity teen tour

Thursday, 20th August 2020

2.00pm - 2.40pm | Online | Free

Glorious Gardens: Virtual Tour

Glorious Gardens: Virtual Tour

20th & 27th August 2020

11.00am - 11.40am | Online | Free

The Luna Cinema: Pretty Woman

The Luna Cinema: Pretty Woman

Event cancelled

Thursday, 20th August 2020

Event cancelled | Dean's Yard

Family Fun: Glorious Gardens

Family Fun: Glorious Gardens

Saturday, 22nd August 2020

10.00am - 2.00pm | The Abbey | Free with entry to the Abbey

Glorious Gardens: Family Day

Glorious Gardens: Family Day

Friday, 28th August 2020

Various times | Online | Free

Cathedrals at Night

Cathedrals at Night

Wednesday, 18th November 2020

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

It’s a privilege to live and work here – the Abbey really is the heart of the country and its history.

Martin - The Dean’s Verger

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