Services & times

See a complete list of the Abbey's upcoming choral services and organ recitals.

You are also able to see our calendar for the weeks ahead and view orders of service for selected services.

 

This week's services

26th March - 1st April 2023
Sunday, 26th March 2023
Fifth Sunday of Lent (Passiontide begins)
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
10.00am Morning Prayer Quire
said


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11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Healey Willan Singers

Oldroyd Mass of the Quiet Hour
arr Willan Strengthen for service
Mendelssohn Allegro moderato e serioso (Sonata in F minor Op 65 no 1)

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

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Healey Willan Singers

Neary Responses
Wood in D
Wood O most merciful
Bach Fugue in B minor BWV 579

Preacher: The Right Reverend Anthony Ball Canon in Residence

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Bach Prelude in E flat BWV 552i
Vierne Clair de Lune (Pièces de Fantaisie Suite II Op 53)
Widor Allegro (Symphonie VI Op 42 no 2)

Dariia Lytvishko

6.00pm Holy Communion Nave
said with hymns

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

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Monday, 27th March 2023
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars; attended by HE The High Commissioner for Bangladesh

plainsong Vexilla regis prodeunt
plainsong Responses
Monte Magnificat octavi toni
Quinney Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Martin Sitivit anima mea ad Deum

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Tuesday, 28th March 2023
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Shrine
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

plainsong Vexilla regis prodeunt
plainsong Responses
Monte Magnificat septimi toni
plainsong Nunc dimittis
Adès Gefriolsæ me

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Wednesday, 29th March 2023
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Chapel of the Holy Name
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evening Prayer Quire
said
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Thursday, 30th March 2023
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

plainsong Vexilla regis prodeunt
plainsong Responses
Soriano Magnificat septimi toni
Reid Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Martin Circumdederunt me

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Friday, 31st March 2023
John Donne, priest, poet, 1631
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Pyx Chamber
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

plainsong Vexilla regis prodeunt
plainsong Responses
Viadana Magnificat secundi toni
plainsong Nunc dimittis
Bennett The bell doth toll

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Saturday, 1st April 2023
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
8.40am Morning Prayer St Faith's Chapel
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Howells Salvator Mundi
Radcliffe Responses
Watson in E
Poulenc Vinea mea electa
Vierne Élégie

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