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.

Evensong times

21st - 27th November 2021
Sunday, 21st November 2021
Christ the King
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Tallis Why fum'th in fight
Byrd and Quinney Responses
Ives Westminster Service
Jackson In all his works
Whitlock Fanfare (Four Extemporisations)

Preacher: The Venerable Tricia Hillas Canon in Residence

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Tuesday, 23rd November 2021
St Clement, Bishop of Rome, martyr, c 100
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Barcrofte O almighty God
Radcliffe Responses
Tomkins Fifth Service
Byrd Teach me, O Lord

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Thursday, 25th November 2021
St Catherine of Alexandria, martyr, c 305
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Barcrofte O almighty God
Radcliffe Responses
Murrill in E
Byrd Sing joyfully

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Friday, 26th November 2021
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choristers

plainsong Lucis Creator optime
plainsong Responses
Magnificat tone IV
Nunc dimittis tone V
Mendelssohn Lift thine eyes

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Saturday, 27th November 2021
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Barcrofte O almighty God
Radcliffe Responses
Mathias Jesus College Service
Britten A Hymn of St Columba
Eben Moto ostinato (Sunday Music)

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