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

25th September - 1st October 2022
Sunday, 25th September 2022
Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Keep me as the apple of an eye
Leighton Responses
Blair in B minor
Haydn The heavens are telling
Alain Luttes (Trois danses)

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Canon in Residence

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Monday, 26th September 2022
Wilson Carlile, founder of the Church Army, 1942
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choristers

plainsong Te lucis ante terminum
plainsong Responses
Moore Second Service
Purcell An Evening Hymn

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Tuesday, 27th September 2022
Vincent de Paul, founder of the Congregation of the Mission, 1660
5.00pm Evensong Quire
attended by HE The High Commissioner for Botswana

Farrant Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake
Ayleward Responses
Morley First Service
Gibbons Great Lord of lords

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Friday, 30th September 2022
St Jerome, translator of the Scriptures, teacher of the faith, 420
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

attr Farrant Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake
Ayleward Responses
Tomkins Second Service
Byrd Prevent us, O Lord

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Saturday, 1st October 2022
Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, social reformer, 1885
Thérèse of Lisieux, religious, 1897
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

attr Farrant Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake
Ayleward Responses
Howells Westminster Service
Howells A Hymn for St Cecilia
Howells Rhapsody II

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