News archive

An archive of news stories from Westminster Abbey, dating from 2003 to the present day.

HRH Prince Charles in a red cope

Abbey welcomes HRH The Prince of Wales to Bath service

Tuesday, 24th May 2022

Former Organist Simon Preston smiling

Abbey mourns former Organist and Master of the Choristers

Monday, 16th May 2022

Rolls of Honour in front of a lamp that has a flame at the spout

Florence Nightingale remembered at annual service

Thursday, 12th May 2022

Fundraising concert for Ukraine to take place at St Margaret’s Church

Fundraising concert for Ukraine to take place at St Margaret’s Church

Thursday, 28th April 2022

Swiss President pays respects to innocent victims

Swiss President pays respects to innocent victims

Thursday, 28th April 2022

John Gielgud memorial stone

Westminster Abbey honour for Sir John Gielgud

Tuesday, 26th April 2022

James O’Donnell secures role at Yale University

James O’Donnell secures role at Yale University

Tuesday, 26th April 2022

TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend ANZAC Day Service

TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend ANZAC Day Service

Monday, 25th April 2022

Abbey opens its roof to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

Abbey opens its roof to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

Thursday, 21st April 2022

A lit candle

Abbey responds to call for prayer by the Patriarch of Jerusalem

Tuesday, 12th April 2022

Ukraine Ambassador attends wreath laying at Innocent Victims’ Memorial

Ukraine Ambassador attends wreath laying at Innocent Victims’ Memorial

Thursday, 7th April 2022

Westminster Abbey to honour Sir John Gielgud

Westminster Abbey to honour Sir John Gielgud

Wednesday, 6th April 2022

A Prayer for Ukraine

A Prayer for Ukraine

Thursday, 31st March 2022

The life of The Duke of Edinburgh celebrated at Service of Thanksgiving

The life of The Duke of Edinburgh celebrated at Service of Thanksgiving

Tuesday, 29th March 2022

Duke of Edinburgh

Order of Service for Duke of Edinburgh Thanksgiving Service

Tuesday, 29th March 2022