Worship & music

Westminster Abbey has been a place of worship since at least the tenth century. We hold services here every day and you are welcome to join us.

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Our sung services, usually featuring the Choir of Westminster Abbey, are a special experience.

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Services

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Sunday, 25th February 2024
Second Sunday of Lent
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
10.00am Matins Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Byrd Responses
Dyson Benedicite in F
Stanford Benedictus (Sonata Britannica)

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11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Palestrina Missa Papae Marcelli
Byrd Miserere mei Deus
Bach Fantasia and Fugue in C minor

Preacher: The Reverend Mark Birch MVO Precentor

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Farrant Call to remembrance, O Lord
Byrd Responses
Byrd Third Service
Byrd Memento homo quod cinis es
Alain Variations sur un thème de Clément Jannequin

Preacher: The Right Reverend Anthony Ball Canon in Residence

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave
given by Travis Baker

Cook Fanfare
Buxtehude Passacaglia in D minor BuxWV 161
Dupré Cortège et Litanie Op 19 no 2
Vierne Final (Symphonie III in F sharp minor Op 28)

6.00pm Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said with hymns

Preacher: The Reverend Mark Birch MVO Precentor

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Services are free of charge. Times and locations may change at short notice. Security checks are in place upon entry.

Photography is not permitted during services.

Lent and Easter

Lent and Easter

Find out about services, events and our series of specially written reflections

Lent and Easter at the Abbey

Music at Westminster Abbey

Sacred music is central to life at the Abbey. Here you can find out more about the work of our acclaimed choir and musicians.

More about music