News archive

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

Students celebrate inspirational figures

Students celebrate inspirational figures

Tuesday, 15th June 2021

A service as seen from behind the Reverend and altar

Digital Order of Service now available

Friday, 11th June 2021

Choir singing during a socially distanced service

Radio 3 to broadcast Choral Evensong from the Abbey

Monday, 24th May 2021

Westminster Abbey is open to visitors once again

Westminster Abbey is open to visitors once again

Friday, 21st May 2021

Westminster Abbey's Dean Hoyle with Sir Kenneth Olisa

Lord-Lieutenant of London installed as High Bailiff

Tuesday, 18th May 2021

Westminster Abbey to hold Memorial Woodland service

Westminster Abbey to hold Memorial Woodland service

Sunday, 16th May 2021

Evensong to be streamed live from the Abbey on Sunday

Evensong to be streamed live from the Abbey on Sunday

Friday, 14th May 2021

Prime Minister attends Abbey Nightingale service

Prime Minister attends Abbey Nightingale service

Wednesday, 12th May 2021

Speaker’s Chaplain installed as Canon of Westminster

Speaker’s Chaplain installed as Canon of Westminster

Monday, 10th May 2021

Tricia Hillas, Canon of Westminster

Tricia Hillas appointed Canon of Westminster

Monday, 26th April 2021

Westminster Abbey marks ANZAC Day 2021

Westminster Abbey marks ANZAC Day 2021

Sunday, 25th April 2021

Exterior of Westminster Abbey, showing the West Towers and the Sanctuary

Abbey to re-open for visiting from 21st May

Monday, 19th April 2021

Westminster Abbey sends condolences to HM The Queen on the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Westminster Abbey sends condolences to HM The Queen on the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Saturday, 10th April 2021

BBC Radio 4 to broadcast Matins from the Abbey

BBC Radio 4 to broadcast Matins from the Abbey

Friday, 9th April 2021

Abbey open for private prayer and worship this weekend

Abbey open for private prayer and worship this weekend

Friday, 9th April 2021