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.

About the Abbey

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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

Monday, 20th September 2021
John Coleridge Patteson, first Bishop of Melanesia, and his companions, martyrs, 1871
8.00am Morning Prayer Quire
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

plainsong Lucis Creator optime
plainsong Responses
Morales Magnificat primi toni
Reid Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Morales Ecce virgo concipiet

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

News and events

Abbey marks 81st anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Abbey marks 81st anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Sunday, 19th September 2021

Abbey welcomes Lord Mayor of Westminster

Abbey welcomes Lord Mayor of Westminster

Monday, 6th September 2021

Roger Bannister completing the 4-minute mile

Westminster Abbey to honour Sir Roger Bannister

Thursday, 22nd July 2021

Visitors in the Quire of Westminster Abbey

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Support from our visitors and donors helps us care for the Abbey and keeps us open as a living working church. We are independent and receive no funding from the Church, the Government or, the Crown. So, your help really counts.

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