Regular services

Evensong

This service follows the traditional pattern in The Book of Common Prayer and consists of choral music (psalms, canticles, and anthems) from the rich Anglican musical tradition, scripture readings, and prayers.

The Choir of Westminster Abbey sing at Evensong with congregants seated behind them

When

See the calendar below for upcoming Evensong services.

Where

The Quire. Entry is via the Great West Door.

Evensong times

23rd - 29th June 2024
Sunday, 23rd June 2024
Fourth Sunday after Trinity
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Lloyd View me, Lord, a work of thine
Tomkins Responses
Purcell in G minor
Gibbons See, see the Word is incarnate
Blow Cornet Voluntary in A minor

Preacher: The Reverend Dr James Hawkey Canon in Residence

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Monday, 24th June 2024
The Birth of St John the Baptist
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choristers

plainsong O lux beata Trinitas
plainsong Responses
Dyson in C minor
Dering Gaudent in caelis

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Tuesday, 25th June 2024
5.00pm Evensong Quire, entry via the North Door
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey; attended by HE The High Commissioner for Mozambique

Palestrina Exaltabo te Domine
Byrd Responses
Byrd Third Service
Clemens non Papa Ego flos campi

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Thursday, 27th June 2024
St Cyril, Bishop of Alexandria, teacher of the faith, 444
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey; attended by the Acting High Commissioner for the Seychelles

Palestrina Exaltabo te Domine
Byrd Responses
Rubbra in A flat
Bairstow Let all mortal flesh keep silence

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Saturday, 29th June 2024
ST PETER, APOSTLE, MARTYR, AND PATRON OF WESTMINSTER ABBEY
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

plainsong O lux beata Trinitas
Byrd and Quinney Responses
Clucas Westminster Service
Byrd Laudibus in sanctis
Schumann Fuga über den Namen Bach No 1

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