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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, 16th May 2021
Seventh Sunday of Easter - Sunday after Ascension Day
11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Mozart Missa in C K220 ‘Spatzenmesse’
Gibbons O clap your hands together
Guerrero O sacrum convivium
Buxtehude Praeludium in C BuxWV 136

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle Dean of Westminster

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Tallis O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit
Rose Responses
Walmisley in D minor
Elgar The Spirit of the Lord
Bairstow Allegro giocoso (Sonata in E flat)

Preacher: The Reverend Anthony Ball Canon in Residence

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Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge. Some Sunday services require free tickets booked in advance.

News and events

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

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Abbeycast, a podcast produced at Westminster Abbey, is released to mark feast days and major anniversaries. Each episode features a reading, short address, anthem, prayers, blessing and music from our Choir.

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