The Abbey is no longer open for public worship, general visiting or private prayer. Meanwhile, the community of Abbey clergy, privately and following guidance given, will sustain the worship of a building that has been a witness to God’s grace and glory for over a thousand years.Find out more
This is a service of Word and Sacrament in which the Holy Scriptures are read, a sermon is preached, prayers are offered, and bread and wine are consecrated and received as the body and blood of Jesus Christ.
On Sunday, the service is normally at 11.15am.
During the week, on important days in the Church's calendar, the service is sung at 5.00pm, in place of Evensong.
Entry is via the Great West Door or the West Cloister Door.
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.