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, 26th September 2021
Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Martin Mass for Double Choir
Palestrina Sicut cervus
Bach Prelude in E flat BWV 552i

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Sub-Dean and Canon Treasurer

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3.00pm Evensong with Installation of a Lay Vicar Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Batten O praise the Lord
Morley Responses
Stanford in G
Brahms Geistliches Lied
Messiaen Joie et clarté des corps glorieux (Les corps glorieux)

Preacher: The Reverend Anthony Ball Canon in Residence

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Bach from Clavierübung III

Prelude in E flat BWV 552i
Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr BWV 676
Vater unser im Himmelreich BWV 682
Jesus Christus, unser Heiland BWV 688
Fugue in E flat BWV 552ii

Greg Morris St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey

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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