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.

About the Abbey

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

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Former Director of Music James O'D Donnell conducting the choir in the quire.

Choir’s new CD celebrates established favourites and new works

Friday, 9th June 2023

Dr Emma Margrett (a smiling woman who is wearing an orange dress and white jacket) standing in the choir stalls at Westminster Abbey

New Choir School Head appointed

Wednesday, 7th June 2023

Chilean Navy honours Admiral Lord Cochrane

Chilean Navy honours Admiral Lord Cochrane

Thursday, 25th May 2023

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The Nave of the Abbey

Support Us

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