Worship & music

Westminster Abbey has been a place of worship since at least the tenth century. We hold services here every day and you are welcome to join us.

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Attending a service at the Abbey is a special experience. All are welcome, but at this time we may not be able to accommodate everyone who wishes to attend due to social distancing advice.

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Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey

There is still some Coronavirus guidance and recommendations in place when worshipping at the Abbey.

Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey

Services

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Sunday, 24th October 2021
Last Sunday after Trinity
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Palestrina Missa sine nomine a 6
Guerrero Caro mea
Buxtehude Praeludium in D minor BuxWV 140

Preacher: The Reverend Dr James Hawkey Canon Theologian and Almoner

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Poulenc Ô mes très chers frères
Moore Responses
Howells in E
Howells My eyes for beauty pine
Harris Maestoso (Sonata in A minor)

Preacher: The Venerable Adam Atkinson Archdeacon of Charing Cross, Diocese of London

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Bach Prelude and Fugue in A minor BWV 543
Saint-Saëns Fantaisie in E flat major
Howells Master Tallis’s Testament
Howells Paean

James Speakman St John's Notting Hill

6.00pm Evening Service St Margaret's Church
said

led by The Reverend Dr James Hawkey Canon Theologian and Almoner

Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge. Security checks are in place upon entry.

Music at Westminster Abbey

Sacred music is central to life at the Abbey. Here you can find out more about the work of our acclaimed choir and musicians.

More about music

Our latest sermons

We produce transcripts and podcasts of sermons our clergy and guest preachers have given at recent Abbey services. They deal with current theological issues, religion and world events, and the interpretation of biblical texts.

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