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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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Primary schools

Video-conferencing

Book a video-conference and bring Westminster Abbey into your classroom

A primary school class participate in a video conference with Westminster Abbey

Our video-conferences are live, interactive sessions led by an Education Officer. We can tailor them to the needs, interests and age of your class, and run them at a time to suit you. Each session lasts around 30–40 minutes.

Popular themes for KS1 and KS2 classes include:

  • Symbols of Worship
  • Coronations
  • Edward the Confessor
  • Tudors at the Abbey
  • Remembrance.

Your school will need to provide a screen, computer, camera, microphone, and some speakers. We'll connect to you via Skype.

How to book

Please email us for more information.

The Shrine of St Edward the Confessor is one of the most powerful features of the Abbey. To stand in the presence of a man who is both a saint and a monarch is awe-inspiring.

The Reverend Christopher Stoltz - Minor Canon

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