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Events at Westminster Abbey

Special services, concerts, lectures, events for families – there’s something at the Abbey all through the year. 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

Battle of Britain 80th anniversary

Battle of Britain 80th anniversary

Sunday, 20th September 2020

11.00am - 12.00pm | The Abbey | Fully booked

Dialogue: How does religion nurture wisdom?

Dialogue: How does religion nurture wisdom?

Tuesday, 3rd November 2020

6.30pm - 7.45pm | Online | Free, booking required

The One People Oration: Learning to Lead

The One People Oration: Learning to Lead

Tuesday, 10th November 2020

6.30pm - 7.45pm | The Abbey and online | Free, booking required

Dialogue: How does home nurture wisdom?

Dialogue: How does home nurture wisdom?

Tuesday, 17th November 2020

6.30pm - 7.45pm | The Abbey and online | Free, booking required

Cathedrals at Night

Cathedrals at Night

Wednesday, 18th November 2020

4.30pm - 7.00pm | The Abbey | Free, no booking required

Dialogue: How does education nurture wisdom?

Dialogue: How does education nurture wisdom?

Tuesday, 24th November 2020

6.30pm - 7.45pm | The Abbey and online | Free, booking required

The Sixteen Concert: The Choicest Music of the Kingdom

The Sixteen Concert: The Choicest Music of the Kingdom

Thursday, 17th June 2021

7.30pm - 8.30pm | St Margaret's Church | £20 - £60

Lord Burghley 500th anniversary service

Lord Burghley 500th anniversary service

Rescheduled

Thursday, 24th June 2021

11.30am - 12.30pm | The Abbey

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

You are surrounded by history at the Abbey, not like a museum where it’s just displayed, but here you are standing where history has happened.

Gerlinde - Abbey Marshal

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