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Westminster Abbey honour for Lord Callaghan
Wednesday, 8th July 2015
A memorial ledger stone to the Right Honourable The Lord Callaghan of Cardiff KG was dedicated in the north-west corner of the nave of Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 7th July 2015.
Abbey honours Philip Larkin with Poets’ Corner memorial
Thursday, 1st December 2016
A memorial to the poet Philip Larkin CH CBE was dedicated in Poets’ Corner in the south transept of Westminster Abbey on Friday 2nd December 2016.
Memorial to Chadwick brothers dedicated
Friday, 2nd February 2018
A memorial to two brothers, both priests and distinguished academics, Owen Chadwick OM KBE and Henry Chadwick KBE, was dedicated in the South Quire Aisle of Westminster Abbey on Thursday 1st February 2018.
Professor Stephen Hawking to be honoured at the Abbey
Tuesday, 20th March 2018
There will be a Service of Thanksgiving later in the year for Professor Stephen Hawking during which his ashes will be interred in the Abbey.
Stephen Hawking memorial service set for June
Wednesday, 28th March 2018
The Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey for the Life of Professor Stephen Hawking, during which his ashes will be interred near the grave of Sir Isaac Newton, will be held on Friday 15th June.
Ashes of Dr Wesley Carr buried in the Abbey
Wednesday, 25th April 2018
Evensong on Tuesday 24th April 2018 was followed by the burial of the ashes of the Very Reverend Dr Wesley Carr KCVO, who was Dean of Westminster from 1997 to 2006.
‘Capability’ Brown fountain dedicated
Wednesday, 30th May 2018
A fountain in Westminster Abbey’s cloister garth to commemorate the tercentenary of the great 18th century landscape gardener Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown was dedicated after Evensong.
Ashes of Stephen Hawking buried in the Abbey
Friday, 15th June 2018
A Service of Thanksgiving for Stephen Hawking was held at Westminster Abbey on 15th June 2018, during which his ashes were interred in the Nave.
Nelson Mandela honoured with memorial stone
Wednesday, 18th July 2018
A memorial stone to Nelson Mandela was dedicated in Westminster Abbey on 18th July 2018, the birth centenary of the former President of South Africa.
Westminster Abbey Honours PG Wodehouse
Friday, 20th September 2019
HRH The Duke of Kent attended the dedication of a memorial stone to PG Wodehouse at Westminster Abbey on Friday 20th September 2019.
Sir Roger Bannister honoured with new memorial stone
Tuesday, 28th September 2021
A memorial stone to Sir Roger Bannister CH CBE was dedicated in Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 28th September 2021.
Westminster Abbey to honour Sir John Gielgud
Wednesday, 6th April 2022
A memorial stone to Sir John Gielgud, one of the finest actors of the twentieth century, will be dedicated in Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 26th April 2022.
Westminster Abbey honour for Sir John Gielgud
Tuesday, 26th April 2022
A memorial stone to Sir John Gielgud, one of the finest actors of the twentieth century, was dedicated in Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 26th April 2022.