Regular services

Evensong

This service follows the traditional pattern in The Book of Common Prayer and consists of choral music (psalms, canticles, and anthems) from the rich Anglican musical tradition, scripture readings, and prayers.

The Choir of Westminster Abbey sing at Evensong with congregants seated behind them

When

See the calendar below for upcoming Evensong services.

Where

The Quire. Entry is via the Great West Door.

Evensong times

27th November - 3rd December 2022
Monday, 28th November 2022
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choristers; attended by HE The High Commissioner for Barbados

plainsong Conditor alme siderum
plainsong Responses
Dyson in C minor
Warlock Adam lay ybounden

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Tuesday, 29th November 2022
Nicholas Litlyngton, Abbot of Westminster, 1386
5.00pm Evensong with Installation of Members of College Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Prepare ye the way of the Lord
Gibbons and Barnard Responses
Tomkins Fifth Service
Byrd Vigilate

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Friday, 2nd December 2022
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Prepare ye the way of the Lord
Gibbons and Barnard Responses
Hooper Short Service
Byrd Rorate caeli desuper

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Saturday, 3rd December 2022
Francis Xavier, Apostle of the Indies, missionary, 1552
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Prepare ye the way of the Lord
Gibbons and Barnard Responses
Walmisley in D minor
Mendelssohn I waited for the Lord
Bach Vivace (Sonata II in C minor BWV 526)

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