Services & times

See a complete list of the Abbey's upcoming Choral services and organ recitals.

You are also able to see our calendar for the weeks ahead and view order of services for each service.

 

This week's services

22nd - 28th May 2022
Sunday, 22nd May 2022
Sixth Sunday of Easter
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
10.00am Matins Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bairstow Jesu the very thought of thee
Clucas Responses
Vaughan Williams Te Deum in G
Walton Jubilate Deo
Bach after Ernst Allegro (Concerto in G BWV 592)

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

Tye Missa Euge bone
Taverner Dum transisset Sabbatum
Bach Toccata in F BWV 540i

Preacher: The Reverend Mark Birch Precentor

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bairstow Jesu the very thought of thee
Clucas Responses
Howells St Paul's Service
Stainer How beautiful upon the mountains
Widor Moderato (Symphonie Romane Op 73)

Preacher: The Venerable Tricia Hillas Canon in Residence

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Vivaldi trans Guillou Concerto in D RV230
Hakim 'Sindbad' Fantasy on Omani popular songs
Purcell Trumpet Tune and Almande
Handel trans Guillou Alla hornpipe

Ian Hockley Oman

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

Preacher: The Reverend Mark Birch Precentor

Monday, 23rd May 2022
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evening Prayer St Margaret's Church
said
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Tuesday, 24th May 2022
John and Charles Wesley, evangelists, hymn-writers, 1791 and 1788
7.30am Morning Prayer St Margaret's Church
said
8.00am Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Wesley Si iniquitates observaveris
Moore Responses
Sumsion in G
Walker I will lift up mine eyes

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Wednesday, 25th May 2022
The Venerable Bede, monk at Jarrow, scholar, historian, 735
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Chapel of the Holy Name
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm First Evening Prayer of Ascension Day Quire
said
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Thursday, 26th May 2022
Ascension Day
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Lady Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Mozart Missa in F K192
Gowers Viri Galilaei
Guilmant March on a theme of Handel Op 15 no 2

Preacher: The Reverend Dr James Hawkey Canon Theologian and Almoner

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Friday, 27th May 2022
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Pyx Chamber
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Mendelssohn Erhaben, o Herr
Rose Responses
Palestrina Magnificat quarti toni
Victoria Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Gibbons O clap your hands together

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Saturday, 28th May 2022
Lanfranc, Prior of Le Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury, scholar, 1089
8.00am Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said
8.40am Morning Prayer St Margaret's Church
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Byrd O Rex gloriae
Byrd and Quinney Responses
Mundy in three parts
Tomkins Thou art my King, O God
Gibbons A Fancy in Gamut Flatt

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