Events at Westminster Abbey

Special services, concerts, lectures, events for families and more – there’s something for everyone at the Abbey. Many of our events are free and open to anyone.

Our in-person events are held at Westminster Abbey, London. Our online events are available worldwide.

All events

Singing for Syrians carol concert

Singing for Syrians carol concert

Thursday, 1st December 2022

6.30pm - 10pm
St Margaret's Church
£25 - £40

The Abbey Choir singing

Bach Christmas Oratorio

Thursday, 1st December 2022

7.00pm - 9.00pm
The Abbey
£15 - £50

A group of people watching a lecture

Symposium: Harnessing technology

Thursday, 1st December 2022

12.45pm - 2.00pm
Cheyneygates
Free (booking required)

Hidden Highlights tour - December

Hidden Highlights tour - December

2nd - 31st December 2022 (selected dates)

Various times
The Abbey
£15

Carol service by candlelight

Carol service by candlelight

Thursday, 8th December 2022

5.30pm - 9pm
St Margaret's Church
£30 - £90

Family Day: Carols with the Choir

Family Day: Carols with the Choir

Saturday, 10th December 2022

10.00am - 1.00pm
Chapter House
Free (no booking required)

Christmas Meditation

Christmas Meditation

Sunday, 11th December 2022

6.00pm - 6.45pm
The Abbey
Free (no booking required)

Boys from the Abbey Choir wearing red cassocks and holding candles. They are standing under the organ loft

Christmas Concert 2022

Tuesday, 20th December 2022

7.00pm - 8.20pm
The Abbey
£15 - £42

Male members of the Choir holding hymn sheets and singing

Service of Lessons and Carols

23rd & 24th December 2022

Various times
The Abbey
Fully booked

Sung Eucharist of Christmas night

Sung Eucharist of Christmas night

Saturday, 24th December 2022

11.00pm - 12:30am
The Abbey
Watch online

Christmas Day Holy Communion

Christmas Day Holy Communion

Sunday, 25th December 2022

8.00am - 8.40am
The Abbey
Free (no booking required)

The Choir singing in front of a Christmas tree

Christmas Day Sung Eucharist

Sunday, 25th December 2022

10:30am - 12.00pm
The Abbey
Free (no booking required)

Christmas Day Evensong

Christmas Day Evensong

Sunday, 25th December 2022

3.00pm - 4.00pm
The Abbey
Free (no booking required)

Hidden Highlights tour - January

Hidden Highlights tour - January

2nd - 31st January 2023 (selected dates)

Various times
The Abbey
£15

Chorister Experience Day

Chorister Experience Day

4th February & 7th October 2023 (selected dates)

10:00am - 4:00pm
The Abbey
Free (booking required)

Koinonia Lecture: From contested to connected

Koinonia Lecture: From contested to connected

Tuesday, 9th May 2023

6:15pm - 7:15pm
Lady Chapel
Free (booking required)

The clock tower of St Margaret's Church, Westminster

Events at St Margaret's Church

Find out about the upcoming services and events taking place at St Margaret's Church.

Upcoming events at St Margaret's Church

Other Events

Marilynne Robinson giving a lecture at Westminster Abbey in 2017

Institute lectures

View videos and listen to podcasts of past Institute lectures.

Past lectures
A group of children and their parents participate in a family learning session in Westminster Abbey's cloisters

Family days out

We run a lively programme of events for families throughout the year.

Family visiting