Welcome to Westminster Abbey

Welcome to Westminster Abbey

A royal church offering daily services for all and a World Heritage Site with over a thousand years of history.

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Coronations, royal weddings, kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers; poets, heroes and villains – history happens here and it’s all waiting to be discovered.

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Today's services

Sunday, 19th September 2021
Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity
8.00am Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
The Book of Common Prayer; said
3.00pm Evensong with installation of Sacrist and admission of Choristers Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Pitoni Cantate Domino
Radcliffe Responses
Stanford in A
Brahms Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (A German Requiem)
Stanford Postlude in D minor Op 105 no 6

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle Dean of Westminster

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Vierne Hymne au soleil (Pièces de fantaisie Op 53)
Hollins A Song of Sunshine
Vierne Clair de lune (Pièces de fantaisie Op 53)
Whitlock Folk Tune (Five Short Pieces)
Vierne Final (Symphonie I in D Op 14)

Charles Maxtone-Smith Organ Scholar

Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge. Security checks are in place upon entry.

News and events

Abbey marks 81st anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Abbey marks 81st anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Sunday, 19th September 2021

Abbey welcomes Lord Mayor of Westminster

Abbey welcomes Lord Mayor of Westminster

Monday, 6th September 2021

Roger Bannister completing the 4-minute mile

Westminster Abbey to honour Sir Roger Bannister

Thursday, 22nd July 2021

Visitors in the Quire of Westminster Abbey

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