Events at Westminster Abbey

Special services, concerts, lectures, events for families and more – there’s something for everyone at the Abbey. Many of our events are free and open to anyone.

Our in-person events are held at Westminster Abbey, London. Our online events are available worldwide.

All events

Chorister Experience Day

Chorister Experience Day

4th February & 7th October 2023 (selected dates)

10:00am - 4:00pm
The Abbey
Free (booking required)

Hidden Highlights tour - February

Hidden Highlights tour - February

4th - 28th February 2023 (selected dates)

Various times
The Abbey
£15

A girl wearing a red coat and glasses smiling whilst wearing a homemade crown. There are people in the background

Family Day: The King and the Commonwealth

11th - 18th February 2023 (selected dates)

10.00am - 2.00pm
The Abbey
Included in the price of admission

A woman wearing colourful clothes dancing during Commonwealth Day

Family Commonwealth celebration

Wednesday, 15th February 2023

10.00am - 2.00pm
The Abbey
Included in the price of admission

The Coronation Chair

A Theology of Monarchy for the 21st century

Monday, 27th February 2023

6.30pm - 7.45pm
The Abbey
Free (booking required)

Hidden Highlights tour - March

Hidden Highlights tour - March

1st - 31st March 2023 (selected dates)

Various times
The Abbey
£15

‘The seven principles of public life: Words, words, words?’ lecture

‘The seven principles of public life: Words, words, words?’ lecture

Monday, 6th March 2023

6.30pm - 7.45pm
Lady Chapel
Free (booking required)

Koinonia Lecture: From contested to connected

Koinonia Lecture: From contested to connected

Tuesday, 9th May 2023

6:15pm - 7:15pm
Lady Chapel
Free (booking required)

From Black Theology to Black Lives Matter and Back Again lecture

From Black Theology to Black Lives Matter and Back Again lecture

Thursday, 25th May 2023

6:30pm - 7:45pm
The Abbey
Free (booking required)

The clock tower of St Margaret's Church, Westminster

Events at St Margaret's Church

Find out about the upcoming services and events taking place at St Margaret's Church.

Upcoming events at St Margaret's Church

Other Events

Marilynne Robinson giving a lecture at Westminster Abbey in 2017

Institute lectures

View videos and listen to podcasts of past Institute lectures.

Past lectures
A group of children and their parents participate in a family learning session in Westminster Abbey's cloisters

Family days out

We run a lively programme of events for families throughout the year.

Family visiting