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

Thursday, 27th January 2022
The Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, 1945
7.30am Morning Prayer St Margaret's Church
8.00am Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Rachmaninoff To thee, O Lord
Smith Responses
Palestrina Magnificat quarti toni
Victoria Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Moore Evening Prayers

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

Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey

There are still some social Coronavirus guidance and recommendations in place when visiting or worshipping at the Abbey.

Updated: 16th December 2021

Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey

News and events

Desmond Tutu speaking at the Abbey

Date confirmed for Archbishop Tutu service

Thursday, 13th January 2022

Abbey plans Memorial Evensong for Archbishop Tutu

Abbey plans Memorial Evensong for Archbishop Tutu

Friday, 31st December 2021

Duke of Edinburgh

Duke of Edinburgh Thanksgiving service at the Abbey

Thursday, 23rd December 2021

Visitors in the Quire of Westminster Abbey

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Support from our visitors and donors helps us care for the Abbey and keeps us open as a living working church. We are independent and receive no funding from the Church, the Government or, the Crown. So, your help really counts.

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