Welcome to Westminster Abbey

Welcome to Westminster Abbey

A royal church offering daily services for all and a World Heritage Site with over a thousand years of history.

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Coronations, royal weddings, kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers; poets, heroes and villains – history happens here and it’s all waiting to be discovered.

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Today's services

Sunday, 23rd January 2022
Third Sunday of Epiphany
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Taverner Mean Mass
Byrd Factus est repente
Messiaen Dans le Verbe était la Vie et la Vie était la Lumière (Méditations sur le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité)

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle Dean of Westminster

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Muhly Oculi omnium
Moore Responses
Clucas Westminster Service
Bennett The Seasons of His Mercies
Jackson Toccata (Toccata, Chorale, and Fugue Op 16)

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Canon in Residence

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Alain Trois Danses

Peter Holder Sub-Organist

6.00pm Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said with hymns

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle Dean of Westminster

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

Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey

There are still some social Coronavirus guidance and recommendations in place when visiting or worshipping at the Abbey.

Updated: 16th December 2021

Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey

News and events

Desmond Tutu speaking at the Abbey

Date confirmed for Archbishop Tutu service

Thursday, 13th January 2022

Abbey plans Memorial Evensong for Archbishop Tutu

Abbey plans Memorial Evensong for Archbishop Tutu

Friday, 31st December 2021

Duke of Edinburgh

Duke of Edinburgh Thanksgiving service at the Abbey

Thursday, 23rd December 2021

Visitors in the Quire of Westminster Abbey

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