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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Friday, 15th October 2021
Friday of the Octave of the Translation of St Edward the Confessor
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey and Lay Clerks of Westminster Cathedral

plainsong Iste confessor Domini
Tomkins Responses
Palestrina Magnificat primi toni
Victoria Nunc dimittis tertii toni
MacMillan A New Song
Widor Allegro (Symphonie VI)

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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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