The west towers of Westminster Abbey in the sunshine

Welcome to Westminster Abbey

Coronations, royal weddings, kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers; poets, heroes and villains – history happens here and it’s all waiting to be discovered.

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A royal church offering daily services for all and a World Heritage Site with over a thousand years of history.

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Today's services

Monday, 17th June 2024
Samuel, Canon of Westminster, 1906–13, and Henrietta Barnett, social reformers, 1913 and 1936
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

plainsong O lux beata Trinitas
plainsong Responses
Marson Verse Service
Sheppard I give you a new commandment

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


Chilean Navy Day 2024 - Carrying Wreaths

Chilean Navy honours Admiral Lord Cochrane

Thursday, 23rd May 2024

Florence Nightingale Service 2024 - Lamp

Florence Nightingale remembered at annual service

Thursday, 16th May 2024

The Venerable Tricia Hillas appointed the next Bishop of Sodor and Man

The Venerable Tricia Hillas appointed the next Bishop of Sodor and Man

Thursday, 16th May 2024

About the Abbey

An architectural masterpiece of the 13th to 16th centuries, Westminster Abbey has become a treasure house of artefacts. This is also the coronation church where some of the most significant people in Britain's history are buried or commemorated.

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Photograph of Little Cloister fountain surrounded by green leaves, representing the Creation season at Westminster Abbey

Summer Season: Creation

Spend time in nature this summer with our hopeful season of events, from garden tours to creative workshops to wellbeing walks. Drawing on our ancient roots and Christian faith, join us in our historic gardens to unearth our personal accountability, inspire communal action, and contribute to the global conversation.

Summer season
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The Nave of the Abbey

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Support from our visitors and donors helps us care for the Abbey and keeps us open as a living working church. We are independent and receive no funding from the Church, the Government or, the Crown. So, your help really counts.

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