Past special services

Read reports of past special services held at Westminster Abbey.

Musicians celebrated at St Cecilia service

Musicians celebrated at St Cecilia service

Wednesday, 23rd November 2022

Judges in red robes and legal wigs reading from hymn sheets

Judges mark the start of the 2022 legal year

Monday, 3rd October 2022

The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II

The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II

Monday, 19th September 2022

Abbey welcomes new Lord Mayor of Westminster

Abbey welcomes new Lord Mayor of Westminster

Tuesday, 5th July 2022

Lord Burghley’s legacy celebrated

Lord Burghley’s legacy celebrated

Wednesday, 22nd June 2022

Abbey marks anniversary of Grenfell tragedy

Abbey marks anniversary of Grenfell tragedy

Tuesday, 14th June 2022

HRH Prince Charles in a red cope

Abbey welcomes HRH The Prince of Wales to Bath service

Tuesday, 24th May 2022

Rolls of Honour in front of a lamp that has a flame at the spout

Florence Nightingale remembered at annual service

Thursday, 12th May 2022

TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend ANZAC Day Service

TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend ANZAC Day Service

Monday, 25th April 2022

The life of The Duke of Edinburgh celebrated at Service of Thanksgiving

The life of The Duke of Edinburgh celebrated at Service of Thanksgiving

Tuesday, 29th March 2022

The life of Dame Vera Lynn honoured at Abbey service

The life of Dame Vera Lynn honoured at Abbey service

Monday, 21st March 2022

Members of The Royal Family attend Commonwealth Day service

Members of The Royal Family attend Commonwealth Day service

Monday, 14th March 2022