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

23rd - 29th January 2022
Sunday, 23rd January 2022
Third Sunday of Epiphany
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Muhly Oculi omnium
Moore Responses
Clucas Westminster Service
Bennett The Seasons of His Mercies
Jackson Toccata (Toccata, Chorale, and Fugue Op 16)

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Canon in Residence

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Tuesday, 25th January 2022
The Conversion of St Paul
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Viadana Exultate justi
Smith Responses
Stanford in C
Bruckner Christus factus est

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Thursday, 27th January 2022
The Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, 1945
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Rachmaninoff To thee, O Lord
Smith Responses
Palestrina Magnificat quarti toni
Victoria Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Moore Evening Prayers

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Friday, 28th January 2022
St Thomas Aquinas, teacher of the faith, 1274
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choristers

plainsong Te lucis ante terminum
plainsong Responses
Magnificat tone II
Nunc dimittis tone VIII
Mendelssohn Caro cibus

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Saturday, 29th January 2022
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Rachmaninoff To thee, O Lord
Smith Responses
Leighton Magdalen College Service
Harvey I love the Lord
Vierne Allegro maestoso (Symphonie III Op 28)

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