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Worship at the Abbey

Life at Westminster Abbey revolves around worship. Whatever your beliefs, you’re welcome to take part. Our daily services are open to the public, and our congregations include people from all over the world.

Come along to a service

See our full list of upcoming services, including details of the music and preachers.

Our services

Our services

July 2019 SunMonTueWedThuFriSat  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Sunday, 21st July 2019 Fifth Sunday after Trinity8:00am Holy Communion Nave The Book of Common Prayer said 10:00am Morning Prayer Quire said with hymns 11:15am Sung Eucharist Quire sung by the Iken Scholars

Setting: Scarlatti Missa Clementina
Motet: Victoria O sacrum convivium
Voluntary: Buxtehude Praeludium in E BuxWV 141

Preacher: The Reverend Mark Birch Minor Canon and Sacrist

3:00pm Evensong Quire sung by the Iken Scholars

Responses: Smith
Canticles: Parsons Great Service
Anthem: Victoria Vadam et circuibo civitatem
Voluntary: Byrd Fantasia in C

Preacher: The Reverend Anthony Ball Canon in Residence

5:45pm Organ Recital Nave

William Fox St Paul's Cathedral

6:30pm Evening Service Nave said with hymns

conducted by The Reverend Dr Tony Kyriakides Priest Vicar

Everyone’s welcome at these services, free of charge.

Anyone can come to our daily services

You’re also welcome if you want to visit the Abbey for private prayer, or to speak to one of our duty chaplains. There’s no charge to visit us for worship or prayer.

Find out more

Welcome from the Dean of Westminster

Meet the Abbey clergy

Read our latest sermons

Sacred music

Music is an important part of worship at the Abbey. You can hear the Choir of Westminster Abbey and our internationally acclaimed organists in many of our services.

Find out more

The Society of Our Lady of Pew

The Society of Our Lady of Pew venerates the Blessed Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, and regularly holds Mass and retreats in the Abbey.

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Banners, crosses, icons, vestments and frontals

Read how we decorate our altars, and find out about our historic icons.

Processional banners

Processional crosses

Icons at Westminster Abbey

Vestments and frontals


I feel very privileged to work here. I take so much pride in working for a beautiful place like the Abbey, it’s unique.

Alex - Abbey Marshal

Westminster Abbey is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Contact us

The Chapter Office
Westminster Abbey
20 Dean's Yard
SW1P 3PA +44(0)20 7222 5152 [email protected]

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