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Friday, 1st April 2005
Flowers were laid outside the Great West Door of Westminster Abbey today (1st April) as part of a service to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the death of Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
Tuesday, 26th April 2005
The Reverend Nicholas Holtam, Vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, led the Chernobyl Children's Project and others in a brief wreath laying service at 12 noon on Tuesday 26th April, at the Innocent Victim's Memorial.
Tuesday, 31st May 2005
In 1505, the Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of King Henry VII, and founder of the Tudor dynasty, re-founded the college of God's House (first established in 1437 for the training of grammar school masters) naming it Christ's College.
Monday, 28th August 2006
Sir John Betjeman's centenary will be marked with a wreathlaying ceremony at his memorial in Poets' Corner on Monday.
Tuesday, 29th May 2007
The family of Lord Olivier, one of Britain's greatest actors, was joined by a star-studded cast for a wreathlaying to mark the centenary of his birth.
Tuesday, 16th October 2007
Sailors marked the 300th anniversary of the death of the Royal Navy hero Sir Cloudesley Shovell with a wreathlaying ceremony conducted by Canon Nicholas Sagovsky at Admiral Shovell’s grave in the Abbey’s south choir aisle this week.
Monday, 17th December 2007
Representatives from the University of Glasgow today laid a wreath at the grave of Sir William Thomson, Baron Kelvin of Largs, in the nave of the Abbey to mark the centenary of his death.
Thursday, 12th February 2009
Westminster Abbey honoured the memory of Charles Darwin, the naturalist and father of the theory of evolution, with a short service and a floral tribute on the 200th anniversary of his birth.
Wednesday, 19th May 2010
The Chilean Navy paid its annual tribute at the grave of Admiral Cochrane, the 10th Earl of Dundonald, on Wednesday 19th May 2010.
Tuesday, 7th February 2012
Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall attended a ceremony at Westminster Abbey on 7th February 2012 at 11.15 am to celebrate the life and work of Charles Dickens on the 200th anniversary of his birth.
Friday, 26th October 2012
An Evensong to commemorate the 70th anniversary of El Alamein was held at Westminster Abbey today at 3.00pm.
Wednesday, 20th March 2013
Her Excellency Joyce Banda, President of Malawi, attended a Wreathlaying Ceremony at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 19th March 2013 on the Bicentenary of the Birth of Dr David Livingstone.
Thursday, 5th September 2013
A wreathlaying marking the bicentenary of the death of the architect James Wyatt PRA (1746-1813) was held at his grave in Westminster Abbey on Thursday 5th September 2013.
Friday, 30th January 2015
Members of the Churchill family and representatives of Churchill-related organisations joined the congregation at a wreath laying to commemorate the Right Honourable Sir Winston Churchill KG OM CH TD at Westminster Abbey on Friday 30th January.
Wednesday, 8th July 2015
A wreathlaying in memory of Saint Oscar Romero took place at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 7th July.
Monday, 7th December 2015
A Wreath laying to Commemorate the Bicentenary of the Birth of Anthony Trollope was held at Westminster Abbey on Friday 4th December 2015. His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent laid the wreath.
Monday, 8th August 2016
Westminster Abbey marked the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare with a wreath laying during Matins on Sunday 7th August 2016.