Regular services

What to expect at our regular services, which are open to the public and free of charge.

You can also visit us for individual prayer in the Abbey from 10.30am - 1.00pm from Monday to Saturday, and in St Margaret's Church from 10.30am - 12.00pm, Monday to Friday.

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

Evensong

Every day except Wednesdays

A page in a book of psalms

Morning Prayer

Said daily in the Nave

A priest holds a communion wafer and a silver chalice

Holy Communion

Said daily in the Nave

Evening Prayer

Evening Prayer

Said Wednesdays at 4.00pm

Glass jugs of water and wine with a silver chalice

Sung Eucharist

Sundays at 11.15am in the Nave

This week's services

1st - 7th August 2021
Sunday, 1st August 2021
Ninth Sunday after Trinity
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the King Charles Singers

Palestrina Missa brevis
Vaughan Williams O taste and see
Bach Fugue in B minor BWV 579

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Sub-Dean and Canon Treasurer

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the King Charles Singers

Clucas Responses
Sumsion in A
Howells O pray for the peace of Jerusalem
McDowall Church bells beyond the stars

Preacher: The Reverend Dr James Hawkey Canon in Residence

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Summer Organ Festival Young Artist Platform

Bach Prelude and Fugue in A BWV 536
Franck Fantaisie in A
Bairstow Evening Song
Hagen Psalm 150

Michael Stephens-Jones Selwyn College, Cambridge

Monday, 2nd August 2021
8.00am Morning Prayer Quire
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
Tuesday, 3rd August 2021
8.00am Morning Prayer Quire
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
Wednesday, 4th August 2021
John Vianney, curé d'Ars, spiritual guide, 1859
8.00am Morning Prayer Quire
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
Thursday, 5th August 2021
Oswald of Northumbria, king, martyr, c 642
8.00am Morning Prayer Quire
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
Friday, 6th August 2021
The Transfiguration of Our Lord
8.00am Morning Prayer Quire
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Beaufort Chorale

Rose Responses
Dyson in F
Wesley Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace

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Saturday, 7th August 2021
9.00am Morning Prayer Nave
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by Cantica Viva

Clucas Responses
Howells St Paul’s Service
Bainton And I saw a new heaven
Howells Saraband (in modo elegiaco)

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Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge.