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Westminster Abbey and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Abbey is no longer open for public worship, general visiting or private prayer. Meanwhile, the community of Abbey clergy are continuing to worship and pray, in-line with government guidance. They are also producing a podcast to mark key liturgical events.

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Past Institute lectures

Staying Power

Staying Power offered seminars, dialogues and lectures to the Abbey's neighbours on Parliament Square and beyond, as a rich and nourishing resource for the public life and service.


Videos

Dr Mary McAleese, former President of the Republic of Ireland, discusses building peace in divided communities with the Dean of Westminster.


Watch the Reverend Professor Vernon White's Westminster Lecture: Benedictine Virtues in Public Life: Stability.


Watch the Venerable Andrew Tremlett's Westminster Lecture: Benedictine Virtues in Public Life: Community below.


Watch Claire Foster-Gilbert's Westminster Lecture: Benedictine Virtues in Public Life: Conversion of Manners below.


It’s very hard not to be enthusiastic working at the Abbey. If this place doesn’t make you smile I don’t know what will.

Valerie - Foundation Director

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