Services & times

See a complete list of the Abbey's upcoming choral services and organ recitals.

You are also able to see our calendar for the weeks ahead and view orders of service for selected services.

 

This week's services

29th January - 4th February 2023
Sunday, 29th January 2023
Fourth Sunday of Epiphany
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
10.00am Matins Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Gibbons Almighty and everlasting God
Rose Responses
Britten Te Deum in C
Bach Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern BWV 739

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11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Tallis Missa Salve intermerata
Tallis O salutaris hostia
Sweelinck Toccata in C

Preacher: The Right Reverend Anthony Ball Canon Rector

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3.00pm Evensong with Installation of Organist and Master of the Choristers Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Gibbons Almighty and everlasting God
Rose Responses
Stanford in C
Tallis Videte miraculum
Byrd Fantasia in G

Preacher: The Reverend Canon Dr Chigor Chike Vicar, Emmanuel Church with St Peter, Forest Gate

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Matthew Jorysz Assistant Organist

6.00pm Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said with hymns

Preacher: The Right Reverend Anthony Ball Canon Rector

Monday, 30th January 2023
Charles I, king, martyr, 1649
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Stuart Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Byrd Tui sunt caeli
plainsong Responses
Ramsey Short Service
Purcell Blessed is he that considereth the poor

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Tuesday, 31st January 2023
John Bosco, priest, founder of the Salesian Teaching Order, 1888
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Shrine
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
attended by the Honorary Consul for Nauru; sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bruckner Locus iste a Deo factus est
Ayleward Responses
Wood in E flat No 2
Wood Hail, gladdening light

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Wednesday, 1st February 2023
Esther John, martyr, 1960
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Chapel of the Holy Name
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm First Evening Prayer of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple St Margaret's Church
said
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Thursday, 2nd February 2023
CANDLEMAS: The Presentation of Christ in the Temple
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Lady Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
4.00pm Evening Prayer St Faith's Chapel
said
5.00pm Sung Eucharist with the Blessing of Candles Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Byrd Mass for four voices
Byrd Senex puerum portabat
Tye Nunc dimittis
Buxtehude Mit Fried und Freud

Preacher: The Reverend Mark Birch Precentor

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Friday, 3rd February 2023
St Ansgar, Archbishop of Hamburg, missionary in Denmark and Sweden, 865
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey; attended by HE The High Commissioner for Sri Lanka

Bruckner Locus iste a Deo factus est
Ayleward Responses
plainsong Magnificat
Chesnokov Nunc dimittis
Chesnokov Da ispravitsia molitva moya

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Saturday, 4th February 2023
Manche Masemola, martyr, 1928
8.00am Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said
8.40am Morning Prayer St Margaret's Church
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
part of the Chorister Experience Day; sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Hurford Litany to the Holy Spirit
Ayleward Responses
Stanford in B flat
Wesley Blessed be the God and Father

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