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

Sung daily, except on Wednesday.

Where

Entry is via the Great West Door.

Check our coronavirus page for more information about visiting us at this time.

Due to social distancing measures we may not be able to accommodate everyone who wishes to attend. We suggest you arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Evensong times

20th - 26th June 2021
Sunday, 20th June 2021
Third Sunday after Trinity
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Tallis In manus tuas Domine
Martin Responses
Mundy Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in medio chori
Harris Faire is the heaven
Harris Moderato con moto (Sonata in A minor)

Preacher: The Venerable Tricia Hillas Canon in Residence

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Tuesday, 22nd June 2021
St Alban, first martyr of Britain, c 250
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Martin Responses
Wise in E flat
Purcell Jehovah quam multi sunt hostes mei

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Thursday, 24th June 2021
The Birth of St John the Baptist
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Martin Responses
Brewer in D
Stanford Beati quorum via integra est

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Saturday, 26th June 2021
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Leighton Responses
Stanford in C
Berkeley The Lord is my shepherd
Franck Pastorale Op 19

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Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge.

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Abbeycast, a podcast produced at Westminster Abbey, is released occasionally to mark feast days and major anniversaries. Each episode features a reading, short address, anthem, prayers, blessing and music from our Choir.

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