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

Every Wednesday at 5.00pm

Glass jugs of water and wine with a silver chalice

Sung Eucharist

Sundays at 11.15am in the Nave

Members of the congregation singing a hymn in Westminster Abbey

Evening Service

Every Sunday at 6.00pm

This week's services

17th - 23rd October 2021
Sunday, 17th October 2021
Twentieth Sunday after Trinity
THE DEDICATION OF WESTMINSTER ABBEY, 1269
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Langlais Messe solennelle
Parry I was glad
Messiaen O sacrum convivium
Demessieux Te Deum Op 11

Preacher: The Reverend Canon Carl Turner Rector, Saint Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, New York, USA

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
attended by the Lord Mayor of Westminster and the Mayors of the London Boroughs; sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bruckner Locus iste
Rose Responses
Walton Chichester Service
Bairstow Blessed city, heavenly Salem
Willan Urbs Jerusalem beata

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Canon in Residence

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Bach arr Dupré Sinfonia to Cantata 29
Dupré Prelude and Fugue in F minor Op 7 no 2
Messiaen Diptyque
Dupré Cortège et Litanie Op 19 no 2

Charles Maxtone-Smith Organ Scholar

6.00pm Evening Service St Margaret's Church
said

led by The Reverend Mark Birch Precentor

Monday, 18th October 2021
St Luke the Evangelist
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evening Prayer Quire
said
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Tuesday, 19th October 2021
Henry Martyn, translator of the Scriptures, missionary in India and Persia, 1812
St Frithuswith, abbess, 727
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars; attended by HE The High Commissioner for Fiji

Poulenc Ô mes très chers frères
plainsong Responses
Clucas Westminster Service
Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine

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Wednesday, 20th October 2021
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evening Prayer Quire
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Thursday, 21st October 2021
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Poulenc Ô mes très chers frères
plainsong Responses
Tye Short Service
White Christe, qui lux es et dies

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Friday, 22nd October 2021
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
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12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evening Prayer Quire
said
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Saturday, 23rd October 2021
8.00am Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said
8.40am Morning Prayer St Margaret's Church
said
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Poulenc Ô mes très chers frères
Moore Responses
Moore First Service
Martin Circumdederunt me
Alain Première Fantaisie JA 72

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