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    1. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey 14h14 hours ago

      #OTD in 1796, poet Robert Burns died. He collected and wrote about 200 songs, and some of his best-known lyrics are 'Auld Lang Syne', 'Ye banks and braes' and 'O my luve's like a red, red rose'. Find out more: https://www.westminster-abbey.org/abbey-commemorations/commemorations/robert-burns#i11731 …pic.twitter.com/DOS5GJAHZU

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    2. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 20

      At the Abbey, there's a thousand years of history for families to explore, discover and learn about together. Join us for an exciting season of #free events this summer, including Abbey tours and activities in College Garden. Starts 30 July. To book: http://www.westminster-abbey.org/families pic.twitter.com/6v3V1wgE7P

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    3. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 19

      #OTD in 1947, Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte were commemorated in Westminster Abbey. The tablet was designed by Sir Charles Peers. It can be found on the wall next to Shakespeare's memorial in the south transept. Find out more: https://www.westminster-abbey.org/abbey-commemorations/commemorations/charlotte-emily-and-anne-bronte#i12626 …pic.twitter.com/j8rAYOxkqB

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    4. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 19

      Looking for some exciting #free events this summer? There's a thousand years of history for families to explore, discover and learn about together. More family tours just added! To book: https://www.westminster-abbey.org/learning/families …pic.twitter.com/Lfn5Y62Xe1

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    5. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 18

      Did you see our @WAbbeyChoir choristers tonight on @ITV National Treasures? Do you know a Year 2 or 3 boy who might be like to be an Abbey chorister? We look for a love of singing and enthusiasm for music: no formal training needed. Find out more here:https://bit.ly/2MHGUio 

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    6. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 18

      Dean's Yard will be the setting for three outdoor film screenings this summer, as @TheLunaCinema returns to the Abbey to show A Star is Born, Some Like It Hot, and Shakespeare in Love. Join us for an evening of cinema under the stars from 13 - 15 August: https://thelunacinema.seetickets.com/venue/westminster-abbey/1931 …pic.twitter.com/3MkVatFEOk

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    7. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 18

      Earlier today HRH Princess Eugenie, co-founder of the Anti-Slavery Collective joined John Richmond, the US Ambassador to Combat Human Trafficking, on a tour of Westminster Abbey to see the grave of William Wilberforce to learn more about the journey of British abolitionists.pic.twitter.com/SDCQhwCwQw

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    8. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 18

      Tonight at 8.30pm on @ITV, Sir Trevor McDonald and @JuliaBradbury are exploring Britain's Greatest National Treasures. Tune in for a glimpse behind the scenes at the Abbey and to hear a special performance by the choristers of the @WAbbeyChoirhttp://www.itv.com/presscentre/ep1week29/britains-greatest-national-treasures …

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    9. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 17

      The bells of Westminster Abbey are ringing out to celebrate the birthday of HRH The Duchess of Cornwall.pic.twitter.com/tSYTq1IUfr

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    10. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 17

      In the memorial to William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, an array of #AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall can be found. Can you see Richard Whittington and his cat? #AnimalsInChurches #AnimalsInChurchesHourpic.twitter.com/S0To909tkQ

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    11. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 17

      The lions that surround the monument to James Montagu are the largest that can be found in the Abbey. See if you can spot them the next time you visit. #AnimalsInChurches #AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall #AnimalsInChurchesHourpic.twitter.com/iVZ5gpomrh

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    12. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 17

      Beside the nave altar are two standard candlesticks given in memory of those lost in the battleship HMS Barham. At the base a little mouse has been carved into it. #AnimalsInChurches #AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall #AnimalsInChurchesHourpic.twitter.com/89m3ZbYO3M

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    13. Westminster Abbey Retweeted Choir of Westminster Abbey‏ @WAbbeyChoir Jul 17

      It's been a fantastic and busy year for us here @wabbey. Concerts, recordings, TV and radio broadcasts, tours, chorister experience events, workshops and over 300 sung services. Here are a few highlights, with music from our latest CD: https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA68259 …pic.twitter.com/UPgCnQuRy8

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    14. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 16

      #OTD in 1557, Anne of Cleves, 4th wife of Henry VIII died. Her tomb lies on the south side of the High Altar decorated with carvings showing her initials AC with a crown, lions' heads and skulls and crossed bones (symbols of mortality). Find out more: https://www.westminster-abbey.org/abbey-commemorations/royals/anne-of-cleves-4th-wife-of-henry-viii#i17855 …pic.twitter.com/yUM3ub9jpz

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    15. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 15

      At the Abbey, there's a thousand years of history for families to explore, discover and learn about together. Join us for an exciting season of #free events this summer, including Abbey tours and activities in College Garden. Starts 30 July. To book: http://www.westminster-abbey.org/families pic.twitter.com/mQnZ28iYvC

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    16. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 15

      Westminster Abbey Retweeted Choir of Westminster Abbey

      Why not pop into The Cellarium Cafe and Terrace for a quick bite before the Summer Organ Festival? #Treatyourselfhttps://twitter.com/WAbbeyChoir/status/1150770744550404097 …

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      Choir of Westminster Abbey @WAbbeyChoir Only 1 day to go until the opening concert of our Summer Organ Festival tomorrow here @wabbey at 7pm. More info here: https://www.westminster-abbey.org/summer-organ-festival … Tickets also available on the door tomorrow from 6.30pm #organrecital #summerorganfestival pic.twitter.com/tIYkfblCAv 0 replies 3 retweets 28 likes Thanks. Twitter will use this to make your timeline better. Undo Undo
    17. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 15

      Our summer band concerts begin on Wednesday with a performance by Regent Brass. Join us in College Garden from 12.30 - 2.00pm for some free lunchtime music - no tickets required. http://www.westminster-abbey.org/abbey-events/choral-and-music/2019/july/brass-on-the-grass-lunchtime-music-regent-brass …pic.twitter.com/TZmzUjXTo6

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    18. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 14

      'All places that the eye of heaven visits Are to a wise man ports and happy havens' - Richard II #ShakespeareSunday #TheHollowCrown #HollowCrownPlays For more on our painting of Richard II - the earliest contemporary portrait of an English king - see http://www.westminster-abbey.org/about-the-abbey/history/oil-paintings …pic.twitter.com/wGeHagF3Be

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    19. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 13

      Summer is the perfect time to come and explore 900-year old College Garden, where fruit, vegetables and medicinal herbs were grown for the occupants of the medieval Abbey The garden is open free of charge from Tuesday-Thursday throughout the year http://www.westminster-abbey.org/about-the-abbey/history/abbey-gardens …pic.twitter.com/xaf0Lgivxw

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    20. Westminster Abbey‏Verified account @wabbey Jul 12

      Everyone is welcome to join us in St Margaret's Church for Sung Eucharist this Sunday at 11:00am. The Reverend Andrew Zihni will be the preacher and the service will include music by Byrd, Lassus and Bach. For more information: https://www.westminster-abbey.org/st-margarets-church/worship-at-st-margarets …pic.twitter.com/gCHOTpnUi3

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