Worship at the Abbey

Life at Westminster Abbey revolves around worship. Whatever your beliefs, you’re welcome to take part.

A priest holds a communion wafer and a silver chalice

Come along to a service

See our full list of upcoming services, including details of the music and preachers.

Our services
Edwardtide

Edwardtide

Celebrate the life of St Edward the Confessor at the Abbey from 13th - 17th October.

Our services

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Monday, 20th September 2021
John Coleridge Patteson, first Bishop of Melanesia, and his companions, martyrs, 1871
8.00am Morning Prayer Quire
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

plainsong Lucis Creator optime
plainsong Responses
Morales Magnificat primi toni
Reid Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Morales Ecce virgo concipiet

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

Statue of Our Lady of Pew on a stone altar with a small candle on each side

The Society of Our Lady of Pew

The Society of Our Lady of Pew venerates the Blessed Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, and regularly holds Mass and retreats in the Abbey.

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Banners, crosses, icons, vestments and frontals

Read how we decorate our altars, and find out about our historic icons.