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

See the calendar below for upcoming Evensong services.

Where

The Quire. Entry is via the Great West Door.

Evensong times

16th - 22nd January 2022
Sunday, 16th January 2022
Second Sunday of Epiphany
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Mendelssohn Herr Gott, du bist unsre Zuflucht
Byrd Responses
Walmisley in D minor
Elgar Great is the Lord
Howells Paean

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Canon in Residence

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Tuesday, 18th January 2022
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Byrd Reges Tharsis et insulae
plainsong Responses
Mundy in four parts
Byrd Spiritus Domini

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Thursday, 20th January 2022
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Farrant Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake
Leighton Responses
Watson in E
Cornelius The Three Kings

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Friday, 21st January 2022
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
St Agnes, child-martyr at Rome, 304
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choristers

plainsong Lucis Creator optime
plainsong Responses
Magnificat tone VIII
Nunc dimittis tone VII
Mendelssohn Lift thine eyes

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Saturday, 22nd January 2022
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
St Vincent of Saragossa, deacon, first martyr of Spain, 304
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Farrant Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake
Leighton Responses
Walton Chichester Service
Walton Jubilate
McDowall Celebration

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