Regular services

Evensong

This service follows the traditional pattern in The Book of Common Prayer and consists of choral music (psalms, canticles, and anthems) from the rich Anglican musical tradition, scripture readings, and prayers.

The Choir of Westminster Abbey sing at Evensong with congregants seated behind them

When

Sung daily, except on Wednesday.

Where

Entry is via the Great West Door.

Evensong times

17th - 23rd October 2021
Sunday, 17th October 2021
Twentieth Sunday after Trinity
THE DEDICATION OF WESTMINSTER ABBEY, 1269
3.00pm Evensong Quire
attended by the Lord Mayor of Westminster and the Mayors of the London Boroughs; sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bruckner Locus iste
Rose Responses
Walton Chichester Service
Bairstow Blessed city, heavenly Salem
Willan Urbs Jerusalem beata

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Canon in Residence

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Tuesday, 19th October 2021
Henry Martyn, translator of the Scriptures, missionary in India and Persia, 1812
St Frithuswith, abbess, 727
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars; attended by HE The High Commissioner for Fiji

Poulenc Ô mes très chers frères
plainsong Responses
Clucas Westminster Service
Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine

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Thursday, 21st October 2021
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Poulenc Ô mes très chers frères
plainsong Responses
Tye Short Service
White Christe, qui lux es et dies

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Saturday, 23rd October 2021
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Poulenc Ô mes très chers frères
Moore Responses
Moore First Service
Martin Circumdederunt me
Alain Première Fantaisie JA 72

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