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Westminster Abbey and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Abbey is not currently open for worship or general visiting but you are welcome to visit for individual prayer at the following times:

Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Our clergy are also producing regular podcasts to support worship from home.

Abbey clergy

The Dean and Chapter

The Dean and Chapter oversee worship at the Abbey. It also looks after our building and runs the Abbey as a visitor attraction.

The Venerable David Stanton, Sub-Dean, Archdeacon and Canon of Westminster

The Venerable David Stanton

Sub-Dean, Archdeacon and Canon of Westminster

The Reverend Anthony Ball, Canon of Westminster

The Reverend Anthony Ball

Canon of Westminster and Rector of St Margaret's

Paul Baumann, Receiver General and Chapter Clerk

Paul Baumann

Receiver General and Chapter Clerk

Minor Canons

The Minor Canons are responsible for all worship and liturgy in the Abbey and in St Margaret's Church. This includes the celebration of the Eucharist and the provision of Sunday worship, as well as many special and annual services.

The Reverend Mark Birch, Minor Canon and Sacrist

The Reverend Mark Birch

Minor Canon and Precentor

I feel very privileged to work here. I take so much pride in working for a beautiful place like the Abbey, it’s unique.

Alex - Abbey Marshal

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