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Monday, 17th October 2016
Evensong to celebrate the Feast of the Dedication of Westminster Abbey was held in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Westminster and the Mayors of the London Boroughs, together with members of the Greater London Lieutenancy, on Sunday 16th October 2016.
Thursday, 19th May 2016
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal joined representatives of the Chilean Navy at Westminster Abbey on Thursday 19th May for the annual wreath-laying ceremony to honour Admiral Lord Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, on Chilean Naval Day.
Wednesday, 20th June 2012
The Dalai Lama visited Westminster Abbey on Wednesday 20th June 2012 for A Moment of Prayer and Reflection in the Nave.
Wednesday, 17th May 2017
HRH Princess Alexandra, the Honourable Lady Ogilvy, attended a Service to Commemorate the Life of Florence Nightingale at Westminster Abbey on Wednesday 17th May 2017.
Friday, 9th May 2014
Her Majesty The Queen, Sovereign of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Great Master of the Order, attended the Service and Ceremony of the Installation of Knights Grand Cross of the Order in Henry VII’s Lady Chapel, Chapel of the Order, at Westminster Abbey on Friday 9th May 2014.
Monday, 6th July 2015
Westminster Abbey's annual Civic Service was held on Sunday 5th July at 11.00 am.
Thursday, 1st October 2015
The annual Judges Service took place at Westminster Abbey on Thursday 1st October 2015.
Friday, 23rd January 2015
The 750th anniversary of the Simon de Montfort Parliament was remembered at Evensong in Westminster Abbey at 5.00 pm on Thursday 22nd January 2015.
Monday, 2nd February 2015
A Service of Solemn Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz was held at Westminster Abbey on Sunday 1st February 2015.
Monday, 9th March 2015
Her Majesty The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh attended an Observance for Commonwealth Day at Westminster Abbey on Monday 9th March 2015.
Tuesday, 17th March 2015
A Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of The Lord Attenborough CBE was held at Westminster Abbey at Noon on Tuesday 17th March 2015.
Saturday, 25th April 2015
Her Majesty The Queen accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh attended a Service in Westminster Abbey on Saturday 25th April in Commemoration and Thanksgiving to Mark the Centenary of the ANZAC Landings. The National Anthem was sung.
Thursday, 7th May 2015
A Service to Commemorate the Life of Florence Nightingale was held at Westminster Abbey on Wednesday 6th May 2015.
Sunday, 10th May 2015
Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh attended a Service of Thanksgiving Marking the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe at Westminster Abbey on Sunday 10th May 2015.
Wednesday, 10th June 2015
A Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Sir Sydney Chapman was held at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, on Wednesday 10th June 2015.
Monday, 6th July 2015
A Solemn Commemoration for Srebrenica Memorial Day was held at Westminster Abbey at Noon on Monday 6th July.
Sunday, 20th September 2015
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales attended A Service of Thanksgiving and Rededication to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain at Westminster Abbey on Sunday 20th September 2015.
Tuesday, 6th October 2015
The Lord Mayor of Westminster, Councillor The Lady Flight, attended a Service of Thanksgiving to mark the Centenary of Blind Veterans UK at Westminster Abbey at Noon on Tuesday 6th October 2015. The National Anthem was sung.
Wednesday, 28th October 2015
HRH The Prince of Wales, His Excellency Serzh Sargsyan, the President of the Republic of Armenia and His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, attended a Special Service to celebrate the lives of the newly-sainted Armenian Martyrs of 1915 at Westminster Abbey on Wednesday 28th October 2015.
Thursday, 29th October 2015
HRH The Duke of Kent and HRH Princess Michael of Kent attended a service to commemorate the 600th Anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt at Westminster Abbey on Thursday 29th October 2015. The National Anthem was sung.