Westminster Abbey has an international reputation not just as one of London’s principal visitor attractions but also as a living church renowned for the clarity of its vision and worship. The Press and Communications Office is responsible for sustaining the reputation of the Abbey through website management, posters and publications, liaison with film production companies, internal communications, and media enquiries.
The Press & Communications Office is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm each weekday. During evenings and weekends there is 24-hour cover.
10 Jan 2018
Westminster Abbey will again be one of the highlights of Lumiere London when the festival of lights returns to the capital from 18th – 21st January 2018.
04 Jan 2018
Sir Mark Rylance will return to Westminster Abbey with a company of actors bringing the words of William Shakespeare to life for six special performances in April.
21 Dec 2017
Westminster Abbey held a Whitehall Carol Service on Wednesday 20th December 2017 in partnership with Christians in Government UK.
Media at events
The Westminster Abbey Press Office is responsible for all press and media within the Abbey precincts. Press visits can be arranged for accredited journalists researching or writing stories involving the Abbey.
Filming & Photography
Because the Abbey is a living church in an historic building there are very strict guidelines on commercial filming and photography.
Contact the Press Office
Duncan Jeffery, Head of Communications
+44 (0) 20 7654 4888
Victoria Ribbans, Deputy Head of Communications
+44 (0) 20 7654 4890
Eleanor Lovegrove, Press and Communications Officer
+44 (0) 20 7654 4926
Grace Robinson, Press and Communications Assistant
+44 (0) 20 7654 4887
If you have an urgent press enquiry out of office hours please telephone any of the above numbers and a press officer will answer your call on a mobile telephone.