News archive

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

Scouts service 2024, Order of service in quire stalls

Scouts celebrate at annual Service of Thanksgiving

Friday, 23rd February 2024

The Princess Royal reveals a memorial to Ernest Shackleton as the Dean of Westminster watches

Westminster Abbey honours Sir Ernest Shackleton

Friday, 16th February 2024

A statue with paintings around it and stained glass in the background

New exhibition on Notre Dame de Paris opens

Wednesday, 7th February 2024

Westminster Abbey prays for the health of HM The King

Westminster Abbey prays for the health of HM The King

Monday, 5th February 2024

The congregation reading from orders of service

Baroness Boothroyd remembered at St Margaret's memorial service

Tuesday, 16th January 2024

Westminster Abbey to honour Sir Ernest Shackleton

Westminster Abbey to honour Sir Ernest Shackleton

Friday, 12th January 2024

Abbey staff honoured for Coronation roles

Abbey staff honoured for Coronation roles

Saturday, 30th December 2023

Families celebrate Christmas at royal carol service 

Families celebrate Christmas at royal carol service 

Sunday, 24th December 2023

Arthur Torrington next to a memorial stone for Ignatius Sancho and Ann Osbourne. The sculptor Marcia Bennett-Male is in the foreground

Charles Ignatius Sancho honoured with St Margaret’s memorial

Tuesday, 19th December 2023