Regular services

Evensong

This service follows the traditional pattern in The Book of Common Prayer and consists of choral music (psalms, canticles, and anthems) from the rich Anglican musical tradition, scripture readings, and prayers.

The Choir of Westminster Abbey sing at Evensong with congregants seated behind them

When

See the calendar below for upcoming Evensong services.

Where

The Quire. Entry is via the Great West Door.

Evensong times

3rd - 9th July 2022
Sunday, 3rd July 2022
Third Sunday after Trinity
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bruckner Locus iste
Byrd Responses
Howells Westminster Service
Bairstow Blessed city, heavenly Salem
Pott Toccata

Preacher: The Reverend Dr James Hawkey Canon in Residence

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Monday, 4th July 2022
St Thomas the Apostle
5.00pm Evensong Quire
attended by the London Diocesan Board for Schools; sung by the Choristers

Hurford Litany to the Holy Spirit
plainsong Responses
Martin Westminster Service
Handel Let the bright seraphim

Preacher: The Right Reverend Rob Wickham Bishop of Edmonton, Diocese of London

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Tuesday, 5th July 2022
5.00pm Evensong Quire
attended by HE The High Commissioner for Rwanda; sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Palestrina Exaltabo te Domine
Smith Responses
Purcell in B flat
Blow God is our hope and strength

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Thursday, 7th July 2022
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Palestrina Exaltabo te Domine
Smith Responses
Hooper Full Service
Pärt The Beatitudes

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Friday, 8th July 2022
5.00pm Evensong Quire
attended by HE The High Commissioner for Malawi; sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Palestrina Exaltabo te Domine
Smith Responses
Gray in F minor
Harris Faire is the heaven

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Saturday, 9th July 2022
The Burial of Lady Margaret Beaufort, 1509
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Palestrina Exaltabo te Domine
Smith Responses
Leighton Second Service
Elgar Give unto the Lord
Eben Finale (Sunday Music)

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Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge. Security checks are in place upon entry.