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

5th - 11th February 2023
Sunday, 5th February 2023
Third Sunday before Lent
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bruckner Locus iste a Deo factus est
Ayleward Responses
Stanford in A
Brahms Geistliches Lied
Schumann Adagio Op 56 no 6

Preacher: The Reverend Dr James Hawkey Canon in Residence

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Monday, 6th February 2023
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choristers; attended by HE The High Commissioner for New Zealand

plainsong Lucis creator optime
plainsong Responses
Martin Westminster Service
Hurford Litany to the Holy Spirit

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Tuesday, 7th February 2023
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey; attended by HE The High Commissioner for Grenada

attr Farrant Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake
Tomkins Responses
Purcell in G minor
Tomkins My shepherd is the living Lord

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Thursday, 9th February 2023
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

attr Farrant Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake
Tomkins Responses
Howells Collegium Regale
Vaughan Williams Love bade me welcome

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Friday, 10th February 2023
St Scholastica, sister of St Benedict, Abbess of Plombariola, 543
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

attr Farrant Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake
Tomkins Responses
Jackson Truro Service
Sheppard The Lord's Prayer

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Saturday, 11th February 2023
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

attr Farrant Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake
Tomkins Responses
Watson in E
Walton Coronation Te Deum
Howells Rhapsody III

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