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

26th June - 2nd July 2022
Sunday, 26th June 2022
Second Sunday after Trinity
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Bairstow I sat down under his shadow
Tomkins Responses
Wesley in E
Wesley Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace
Harris Flourish for an Occasion

Preacher: The Venerable Tricia Hillas Canon in Residence

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Monday, 27th June 2022
St Cyril, Bishop of Alexandria, teacher of the faith, 444
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

plainsong O lux beata Trinitas
plainsong Responses
Tallis Short Service
Tallis In pace in idipsum

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Tuesday, 28th June 2022
St Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyon, teacher of the faith, c 202
5.00pm First Evensong of St Peter Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Tallis Mihi autem nimis
Byrd Responses
Weelkes Service 'for trebles'
Gibbons Almighty God, who by thy Son

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Friday, 1st July 2022
5.00pm Evensong Quire
attended by HE The High Commissioner for Canada; sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas O sing unto the Lord
Byrd Responses
Byrd Third Service
Byrd Prevent us, O Lord

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Saturday, 2nd July 2022
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas O sing unto the Lord
Byrd Responses
Jackson in G
Leighton Let all the world in every corner sing

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