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

Sung daily, except on Wednesday.

Where

Entry is via the Great West Door.

Check our coronavirus page for more information about visiting us at this time.

Due to social distancing measures we may not be able to accommodate everyone who wishes to attend. We suggest you arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Evensong times

13th - 19th June 2021
Sunday, 13th June 2021
Second Sunday after Trinity
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Keep me as the apple of an eye
Ayleward Responses
Howells Collegium Regale
Stainer I saw the Lord
Widor Intermezzo (Symphonie VI)

Preacher: The Venerable Tricia Hillas Canon in Residence

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Monday, 14th June 2021
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

plainsong Responses
Dunstable Magnificat secundi toni
Reid Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Byrd Beati mundo corde

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Tuesday, 15th June 2021
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Ayleward Responses
Purcell in B flat
Blow Salvator mundi

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Thursday, 17th June 2021
Samuel, Canon of Westminster, 1906-13, and Henrietta Barnett, social reformers, 1913 and 1936
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Ayleward Responses
Wood in E flat No 2
Stanford O for a closer walk with God

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Saturday, 19th June 2021
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Martin Responses
Victoria Magnificat primi toni a 4
Victoria Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Weelkes Gloria in excelsis Deo
Bach Prelude and Fugue in D minor BWV 539

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Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge.

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Podcast

Abbeycast, a podcast produced at Westminster Abbey, is released occasionally to mark feast days and major anniversaries. Each episode features a reading, short address, anthem, prayers, blessing and music from our Choir.

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