Regular services

Sung Eucharist

This is a service of Word and Sacrament in which the Holy Scriptures are read, a sermon is preached, prayers are offered, and bread and wine are consecrated and received as the body and blood of Jesus Christ.

Glass jugs of water and wine with a silver chalice

Special Sung Requiem Eucharist

A Sung Requiem will be held in the Abbey on the eve of the funeral of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. This Sung Requiem will take place at 6pm on Friday 16th April.


Sung in the Nave at 11.15am on Sundays with a sermon.

During the week, on important days in the Church's calendar, the service is sung at 5.00pm, in place of Evensong.


Entry is via the Great West Door.

Tickets must be booked for our Sunday morning Holy Communion and Sung Eucharist services, due to social distancing measures. For all other services, please note that we may not be able to accommodate everyone who wishes to attend. We suggest you arrive early to avoid disappointment.

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

Sung Eucharist times

16th - 22nd May 2021
Sunday, 16th May 2021
Seventh Sunday of Easter - Sunday after Ascension Day
11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Mozart Missa in C K220 ‘Spatzenmesse’
Gibbons O clap your hands together
Guerrero O sacrum convivium
Buxtehude Praeludium in C BuxWV 136

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle Dean of Westminster

View Order of Service

Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge.

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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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