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

Florence Nightingale Service 2022

Florence Nightingale Service 2022

11th May - 11th June 2022

The Abbey
Invite only

Chilean Navy Day

Chilean Navy Day

Friday, 20th May 2022

11.00am - 12.00pm
The Abbey
Invite only

Hidden Highlights tour - May

Hidden Highlights tour - May

2nd - 31st May 2022

The Abbey
SOLD OUT

Family activity: Design stained glass windows

Family activity: Design stained glass windows

Saturday, 21st May 2022

The Abbey
Included in the price of admission

Order of the Bath service 2022

Order of the Bath service 2022

Tuesday, 24th May 2022

11.15am - 12.15pm
The Abbey
Invite only

Family activity: Crown making

Family activity: Crown making

28th May - 18th June 2022 (selected dates)

10.00am - 1.00pm
The Abbey
Included in the price of admission

Family day: Jubilee garden party

Family day: Jubilee garden party

Wednesday, 1st June 2022

10:00am - 2:00pm
The Abbey
Free (booking required)

Meet our Head Gardener

Meet our Head Gardener

1st June - 27th July 2022 (selected dates)

10.00am - 11.00am
Dean's Yard
£15

Hidden Highlights tour - June

Hidden Highlights tour - June

1st - 29th June 2022 (selected dates)

10.00am - 11.30am
The Abbey
£15

HM The Queen arriving at the Abbey

The Queen & Her Abbey tour

1st - 30th June 2022 (selected dates)

1.00pm - 2.00pm
The Abbey
SOLD OUT

Poached egg, muffin and ham on a plate next to a glass of orange juice.

Platinum Jubilee breakfast

1st June - 30th July 2022

08.00am - 11.30am
The Abbey
£12

Platinum Jubilee afternoon tea

Platinum Jubilee afternoon tea

2nd - 4th June 2022

1.30pm - 3.30pm (last seating)
Cloister entrance
SOLD OUT

A Service of Thanksgiving by the Benefact Group

A Service of Thanksgiving by the Benefact Group

Wednesday, 8th June 2022

3:00pm - 4.00pm
The Abbey
Invite only

Roam the roof tour

Roam the roof tour

10th June - 13th August 2022 (selected dates)

9.30am - 11.00am
The Abbey
SOLD OUT

Family activity: Musical moments

Family activity: Musical moments

25th June - 16th July 2022 (selected dates)

10.00am - 1.00pm
The Abbey
Included in the price of admission

Hidden Highlights tour - July

Hidden Highlights tour - July

1st - 30th July 2022 (selected dates)

10.00am - 11.15am
The Abbey
£15

Family Day: Organ explorers

Family Day: Organ explorers

Saturday, 2nd July 2022

10.00am - 2.00pm
The Abbey
Included in the price of admission

Summer Organ Festival: Vincent Dubois

Summer Organ Festival: Vincent Dubois

Tuesday, 12th July 2022

7.00pm - 8.00pm
The Abbey
£15

Summer Organ Festival: Matthew Jorysz

Summer Organ Festival: Matthew Jorysz

Tuesday, 19th July 2022

7.00pm - 8.00pm
The Abbey
£15

Family activity: Brass rubbing

Family activity: Brass rubbing

23rd July - 27th August 2022 (selected dates)

10.00am - 1.00pm
The Abbey
Included in the price of admission

Summer Organ Festival: James O'Donnell

Summer Organ Festival: James O'Donnell

Tuesday, 26th July 2022

7.00pm - 8.00pm
The Abbey
£15

A group of children and their parents participate in a family learning session in Westminster Abbey's cloisters

Family Highlights tour

26th July - 25th August 2022 (selected dates)

10.30am - 11.15pm
The Abbey
Included in the price of admission

Luna Cinema: Labyrinth

Luna Cinema: Labyrinth

Wednesday, 27th July 2022

7.30pm (doors open) - 10.40pm
Dean's Yard
£19.50

Summer Sessions: Lucy May Walker

Summer Sessions: Lucy May Walker

Wednesday, 27th July 2022

4.00pm - 7.00pm
The Abbey
£8 - £19

Luna Cinema: William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet

Luna Cinema: William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet

Thursday, 28th July 2022

7.30pm (doors open) - 11.00pm
Dean's Yard
£19.50

Luna Cinema: West Side Story

Luna Cinema: West Side Story

Friday, 29th July 2022

7.30pm (doors open) - 11.40pm
Dean's Yard
£19.50

Luna Cinema: Dirty Dancing

Luna Cinema: Dirty Dancing

Saturday, 30th July 2022

7.30pm (doors open) - 10.40pm
Dean's Yard
£19.50

Luna Cinema: Bohemian Rhapsody

Luna Cinema: Bohemian Rhapsody

Sunday, 31st July 2022

7.30pm (doors open) - 11.15pm
Dean's Yard
£19.50

Hidden Highlights tour - August

Hidden Highlights tour - August

1st - 31st August 2022 (selected dates)

10.00am - 11.15am
The Abbey
£15

Summer Organ Festival: Peter Holder

Summer Organ Festival: Peter Holder

Tuesday, 2nd August 2022

7.00pm - 8.00pm
The Abbey
£15

Brass on the Grass: lunchtime concerts

Brass on the Grass: lunchtime concerts

3rd - 24th August 2022 (selected dates)

12.30pm - 2.00pm
College Garden
Free

Summer sessions: Jidé Kuti

Summer sessions: Jidé Kuti

Wednesday, 3rd August 2022

4.00pm - 7.00pm
The Abbey
£8 - £19

Summer Organ Festival: Thomas Trotter

Summer Organ Festival: Thomas Trotter

Tuesday, 9th August 2022

7.00pm - 8.00pm
The Abbey
£15

Summer sessions: Sherika Sherard

Summer sessions: Sherika Sherard

Wednesday, 10th August 2022

4.00pm - 7.00pm
The Abbey
£8 - £19

Summer sessions: Michael Sebastian

Summer sessions: Michael Sebastian

Wednesday, 17th August 2022

4.00pm - 7.00pm
The Abbey
£8 - £19

Summer sessions: Aymee Weir

Summer sessions: Aymee Weir

Wednesday, 24th August 2022

4.00pm - 7.00pm
The Abbey
£8 - £19

Illyria – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Illyria – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

25th & 26th August 2022

6.30pm (doors open) - 9.50pm
Dean's Yard
£10 - £16

Summer sessions: Robbie Boyd

Summer sessions: Robbie Boyd

Wednesday, 31st August 2022

4.00pm - 7.00pm
The Abbey
£8 - £19

The clock tower of St Margaret's Church, Westminster

Events at St Margaret's Church

Find out about the upcoming services and events taking place at St Margaret's Church.

Upcoming events at St Margaret's Church

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