St Margaret's Church

St Margaret’s Church

St. Margaret’s, known as ‘the Church on Parliament Square’, is a 12th-century church next to Westminster Abbey. It’s also sometimes called ‘the parish church of the House of Commons’.

The Church on Parliament Square

St. Margaret’s is a 12th-century church next to Westminster Abbey also known as ‘The Parliamentary Church'

Service times

1st - 7th October 2023
Sunday, 1st October 2023
Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity
6.00pm Sung Eucharist St Margaret's Church
with inauguration of St Margaret's girl choristers

Haydn Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo
Vaughan Williams O how amiable are thy dwellings
Mulet Carillon-Sortie

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle MBE Dean of Westminster

View Order of Service
Saturday, 7th October 2023
8.00am Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
8.40am Morning Prayer St Margaret's Church


Service times and locations may change at short notice. Security checks are in place upon entry.

Opening hours

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Tuesday, 3rd October 2023
St Margaret's Church 10.30am - 3.30pm

Recent developments at St Margaret’s

Find out more about the current status of worship at St Margaret's as well as plans for the future

The future of St Margaret's

Upcoming events at St Margaret's Church

Paterson Joseph presents The Secret Diaries of Charles Ignatius Sancho

Paterson Joseph presents The Secret Diaries of Charles Ignatius Sancho

Thursday, 12th October 2023

6.00pm - 9.00pm
St Margaret's Church
£5 - £20

Interior of St Margaret's Church, Westminster

St Margaret’s people

Clergy, musicians, bell-ringers, vergers and support staff – these are just some of the people running St Margaret’s.

Meet our people

How to get to St Margaret's Church

St Margaret's Church, St Margaret St, London SW1P 3JX


Westminster (Jubilee, District & Circle Lines)
St. James’s Park (District and Circle Lines)

National Rail

London Victoria (0.8 miles)
London Waterloo (0.8 miles)


Find your best journey via the Transport for London website