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Events at Westminster Abbey

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James O'Donnell posed in Westminster Abbey

Summer Organ Festival 2019: James O’Donnell

Tuesday, 23rd July 2019

| The Abbey | £10 - £15 (Season passes available)

A brass band plays a concert in College Garden, Westminster Abbey

Brass on the Grass lunchtime music: The Aveley and Newham Band

Wednesday, 24th July 2019

| College Garden | Free, no booking required

Matthew Jorysz seated at an organ console

Summer Organ Festival 2019: Matthew Jorysz

Tuesday, 30th July 2019

| The Abbey | £10 - £15 (Season passes available)

A young boy and young girl pose in a gold picture frame in Westminster Abbey's College Garden

Summer Holiday Family Events: Who’s Who

30th July - 1st August 2019

Various times | College Garden | Free, booking required

Organ stops on Westminster Abbey's organ

Summer Organ Festival 2019: Discovery Event – Secrets of the Abbey Organ

Wednesday, 31st July 2019

| The Abbey | £25 (£12.50 when purchased with a season ticket) / Associates tickets sold out

A brass band plays a concert in College Garden, Westminster Abbey

Brass on the Grass lunchtime music: Tilbury Brass Band

Wednesday, 31st July 2019

| College Garden | Free, no booking required

A group of young children and parents on a guided toured of Westminster Abbey

Summer Holiday Events: Family Tours

Wednesday, 31st July 2019

| The Abbey | Free, booking required

Two teenage girls take a selfie outside Westminster Abbey

Summer Holiday Events: Teen Tours

31st July - 21st August 2019

Various times | The Abbey | Free, booking required

Peter Holder posed in Westminster Abbey

Summer Organ Festival 2019: Peter Holder

Tuesday, 6th August 2019

| The Abbey | £10 - £15 (Season passes available)

Children dressed as knights being taught to march in Westminster Abbey's College Garden

Summer Holiday Family Events: Knight School

6th - 8th August 2019

Various times | College Garden | Free, booking required

A brass band plays a concert in College Garden, Westminster Abbey

Brass on the Grass lunchtime music: Barclays Bank Brass Band

Wednesday, 7th August 2019

| College Garden | Free, no booking required

Cartoon of Shakespeare thinking of ideas for a play

The Tempest by William Shakespeare

7th & 8th August 2019

Various times | Dean's Yard | £9-£15

Michel Bouvard seated at an organ

Summer Organ Festival 2019: Michel Bouvard

Tuesday, 13th August 2019

| The Abbey | £10 - £15 (Season passes available)

An audience watches an outdoor screening of 'A Star is Born' in Dean's Yard, Westminster Abbey

The Luna Cinema: A Star is Born

Tuesday, 13th August 2019

| Dean's Yard | £8.75 - £30

Children and their parents with arches made of cardboard boxes that they have built

Summer Holiday Family Events: Makers and Materials

13th - 15th August 2019

Various times | College Garden | Free, booking required

A brass band plays a concert in College Garden, Westminster Abbey

Brass on the Grass lunchtime music: Band of the Surrey Yeomanry

Wednesday, 14th August 2019

| College Garden | Free, no booking required

An audience watches an outdoor screening of 'Some Like It Hot' in Dean's Yard, Westminster Abbey

The Luna Cinema: Some Like It Hot

Wednesday, 14th August 2019

| Dean's Yard | £8.75 - £30

An audience watches an outdoor screening of 'Shakespeare in Love' in Dean's Yard, Westminster Abbey

The Luna Cinema: Shakespeare in Love

Thursday, 15th August 2019

| Dean's Yard | £8.75 - £30

Other Events

Institute lectures

Institute lectures

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View videos and listen to podcasts of past Institute lectures.

Past lectures
A group of children and their parents participate in a family learning session in Westminster Abbey's cloisters

Family days out

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We run a lively programme of events for families throughout the year.

Family visiting

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.

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The Reverend Christopher Stoltz - Minor Canon

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