Services & times

See a complete list of the Abbey's upcoming Choral services and organ recitals.

You are also able to see our calendar for the weeks ahead and view order of services for each service.

 

This week's services

15th - 21st May 2022
Sunday, 15th May 2022
Fifth Sunday of Easter
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
10.00am Matins Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Batten When the Lord turned again
Smith Responses
Britten in C
Duruflé Fugue sur le thème du carillon des heures de la cathédrale de Soissons Op 12

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11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Byrd Mass for five voices
Tallis O sacrum convivium
Bach Prelude and Fugue in A BWV 536

Preacher: The Reverend Robert Latham Sacrist

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Batten When the Lord turned again
Smith Responses
Walmisley in D minor
Brahms Geistliches Lied
Wesley Choral Song and Fugue

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Canon in Residence

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Buxtehude Praeludium in C BuxWV 137
Elgar arr Martin Imperial March Op 32
Fletcher Fountain Reverie
Jongen Sonata Eroica Op 94

Richard Cook St Edmundsbury Cathedral

6.00pm Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said with hymns

Preacher: The Reverend Robert Latham Sacrist

Monday, 16th May 2022
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choristers

Vaughan Williams The Call
plainsong Responses
Moore Second Service
Handel I know that my redeemer liveth

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Tuesday, 17th May 2022
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Shrine
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bairstow Jesu the very thought of thee
Clucas Responses
Noble in B minor
Vaughan Williams Love bade me welcome

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Wednesday, 18th May 2022
Letters Patent creating the Order of the Bath, 1725
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Lady Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said
5.00pm Evening Prayer Quire
said
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Thursday, 19th May 2022
St Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury, founder of Westminster Abbey, 988
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Pyx Chamber
said
12.30pm Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said
5.00pm Evening Prayer St Margaret's Church
said
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Friday, 20th May 2022
St Alcuin of York, deacon, Abbot of Tours, 804
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion St George's Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bairstow Jesu the very thought of thee
Clucas Responses
Gibbons Short Service
Weir Love bade me welcome

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Saturday, 21st May 2022
Charter Day, 1560
8.00am Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said
8.40am Morning Prayer St Margaret's Church
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bairstow Jesu the very thought of thee
Clucas Responses
Tavener Collegium Regale
Hadley My beloved spake
Vaughan Williams Prelude in C minor

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