News archive

An archive of news stories from Westminster Abbey, dating from 2003 to the present day.

Westminster Abbey to hold Memorial Woodland service

Westminster Abbey to hold Memorial Woodland service

Sunday, 16th May 2021

Evensong to be streamed live from the Abbey on Sunday

Evensong to be streamed live from the Abbey on Sunday

Friday, 14th May 2021

Prime Minister attends Abbey Nightingale service

Prime Minister attends Abbey Nightingale service

Wednesday, 12th May 2021

Speaker’s Chaplain installed as Canon of Westminster

Speaker’s Chaplain installed as Canon of Westminster

Monday, 10th May 2021

Tricia Hillas, Canon of Westminster

Tricia Hillas appointed Canon of Westminster

Monday, 26th April 2021

Westminster Abbey marks ANZAC Day 2021

Westminster Abbey marks ANZAC Day 2021

Sunday, 25th April 2021

Exterior of Westminster Abbey, showing the West Towers and the Sanctuary

Abbey to re-open for visiting from 21st May

Monday, 19th April 2021

Westminster Abbey sends condolences to HM The Queen on the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Westminster Abbey sends condolences to HM The Queen on the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Saturday, 10th April 2021

BBC Radio 4 to broadcast Matins from the Abbey

BBC Radio 4 to broadcast Matins from the Abbey

Friday, 9th April 2021

Abbey open for private prayer and worship this weekend

Abbey open for private prayer and worship this weekend

Friday, 9th April 2021

HM The Queen awards Maundy monies to Abbey recipients

HM The Queen awards Maundy monies to Abbey recipients

Thursday, 1st April 2021

Celebrate Holy Week and Easter with us

Celebrate Holy Week and Easter with us

Monday, 29th March 2021

Sir David Suchet records St John’s Gospel in the Abbey

Sir David Suchet records St John’s Gospel in the Abbey

Sunday, 28th March 2021

A Podcast for the Feast of the Annunciation

A Podcast for the Feast of the Annunciation

Thursday, 25th March 2021

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Abbey vaccine clinic

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Abbey vaccine clinic

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021