Services & times

The Abbey remains open for worship but at this time we may be unable to accommodate everyone who wishes to attend due to social distancing restrictions.

Please only travel to the Abbey if you are able to do so safely within government guidelines. 

For some of our Sunday services, you will need to book tickets. Check our coronavirus page for more information about visiting us at this time.

 

This week's services

9th - 15th May 2021
Sunday, 9th May 2021
Sixth Sunday of Easter
11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Byrd Mass for five voices
Palestrina Dextera Domini
Byrd Ave verum corpus
Buxtehude Praeludium in D BuxWV 139

Preacher: The Reverend Anthony Ball Canon of Westminster and Rector of St Margaret's Church

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3.00pm Evensong with the Installation of The Reverend Tricia Hillas as Canon of Westminster Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Harris Holy is the true light
Tomkins Responses
Howells in G
Stanford Ye choirs of new Jerusalem
Howells Paean

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle Dean of Westminster

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Monday, 10th May 2021
Our Lady of Pew
8.00am Morning Prayer Nave
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
Tuesday, 11th May 2021
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Morley Responses
Morley First Service
Palestrina Exaltabo te Domine

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Wednesday, 12th May 2021
John Islip, Abbot of Westminster, 1532
Florence Nightingale, nurse, social reformer
Gregory Dix, priest, monk, scholar, 1952
8.00am Morning Prayer Nave
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
Thursday, 13th May 2021
Ascension Day
8.00am Morning Prayer Nave
12.30pm Sung Eucharist Nave
Friday, 14th May 2021
St Matthias the Apostle
8.00am Morning Prayer Nave
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
Saturday, 15th May 2021
9.00am Morning Prayer Nave
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Morley Responses
Marenzio Magnificat octavi toni
Victoria Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Mendelssohn I waited for the Lord

Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge. Some Sunday services require free tickets booked in advance.

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