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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, privately and following guidance given, will sustain the worship of a building that has been a witness to God’s grace and glory for over a thousand years.

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Families

We offer a varied programme of events for families all year round. Westminster Abbey has a thousand years of history for you to explore, discover and learn about together. Whether you want to become a royal for the day, create a new and exciting piece of art or sing with our world famous choir, there is something for everyone.

Visiting the Abbey

Check out our top tips to be sure to make the most of your visit.

Top tips for families

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Celebrating family visits

We love sharing the creative projects our family visitors get involved with. Here are some of our recent favourites.

Westminster Abbey seen from Dean's Yard

A Place to Remember

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An Indian dancer demonstrates her art to children in Westminster Abbey

Celebration of the Commonwealth

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It’s a privilege to live and work here – the Abbey really is the heart of the country and its history.

Martin - The Dean’s Verger

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