Welcome to Westminster Abbey

Welcome to Westminster Abbey

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

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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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Today's services

Thursday, 19th May 2022
St Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury, founder of Westminster Abbey, 988
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
8.00am Holy Communion Pyx Chamber
12.30pm Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
5.00pm Evening Prayer St Margaret's Church
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Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge. Security checks are in place upon entry.

Summer Festival

Summer Festival

Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee at the Abbey with new tours and experiences.

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Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey

There are still some social Coronavirus guidance and recommendations in place when visiting or worshipping at the Abbey.

Updated: 2nd March 2022

Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey

News and events

Former Organist Simon Preston smiling

Abbey mourns former Organist and Master of the Choristers

Monday, 16th May 2022

Rolls of Honour in front of a lamp that has a flame at the spout

Florence Nightingale remembered at annual service

Thursday, 12th May 2022

Fundraising concert for Ukraine to take place at St Margaret’s Church

Fundraising concert for Ukraine to take place at St Margaret’s Church

Thursday, 28th April 2022

Visitors in the Quire of Westminster 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.

How you can help
A purple and white Platinum Jubilee neckerchief

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View our exclusive range of products. Every purchase supports our work.

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