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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Attending a service at the Abbey is a special experience. All are welcome, but at this time we may not be able to accommodate everyone who wishes to attend due to social distancing advice.

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Sunday, 19th September 2021
Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity
8.00am Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
The Book of Common Prayer; said
3.00pm Evensong with installation of Sacrist and admission of Choristers Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Pitoni Cantate Domino
Radcliffe Responses
Stanford in A
Brahms Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (A German Requiem)
Stanford Postlude in D minor Op 105 no 6

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle Dean of Westminster

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Vierne Hymne au soleil (Pièces de fantaisie Op 53)
Hollins A Song of Sunshine
Vierne Clair de lune (Pièces de fantaisie Op 53)
Whitlock Folk Tune (Five Short Pieces)
Vierne Final (Symphonie I in D Op 14)

Charles Maxtone-Smith Organ Scholar

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

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.

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