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Westminster Abbey and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Abbey is not currently open for worship or general visiting but you are welcome to visit for individual prayer at the following times:

Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Our clergy are also producing regular podcasts to support worship from home.

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

A Great and Mighty Wonder: Seminar I

A Great and Mighty Wonder: Seminar I

Monday, 30th November 2020

1:15pm - 2:00pm | Online | Free, booking required

A Great and Mighty Wonder: Seminar II

A Great and Mighty Wonder: Seminar II

Monday, 7th December 2020

1:15pm - 2:00pm | Online | Free, booking required

A Great and Mighty Wonder: Seminar III

A Great and Mighty Wonder: Seminar III

Monday, 14th December 2020

1:15pm - 2:00pm | Online | Free, booking required

Live from London - Christmas: What sweeter music

Live from London - Christmas: What sweeter music

15th December 2020 - 15th January 2021

7:00pm - 8:00pm | Online | From £12.50

A Great and Mighty Wonder: Seminar IV

A Great and Mighty Wonder: Seminar IV

Monday, 21st December 2020

1:15pm - 2:00pm | 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’ve worked here for over thirty years and have seen many of the major services - it’s strange to realise that you are in a small way part of history.

Pamela - Rector's Secretary

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