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

9th - 15th June 2024
Sunday, 9th June 2024
Second Sunday after Trinity
3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Keep me as the apple of an eye
Ayleward Responses
Watson in E
Bruckner Os justi meditabitur sapientiam
Howells Rhapsody I

Preacher: The Reverend Dr James Hawkey Canon in Residence

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Tuesday, 11th June 2024
St Barnabas the Apostle
Accession of George II, 1727
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Howells I will lift up mine eyes
Martin Responses
D Purcell in E minor
H Purcell Thy word is a lantern

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Thursday, 13th June 2024
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Howells I will lift up mine eyes
Martin Responses
Gibbons Short Service
Haydn Awake the harp

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Friday, 14th June 2024
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Howells I will lift up mine eyes
Martin Responses
Victoria Magnificat primi toni
Victoria Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Byrd Prevent us, O Lord

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Saturday, 15th June 2024
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Howells I will lift up mine eyes
Martin Responses
Howells Gloucester Service
Vaughan Williams Antiphon
Elgar arr Lemare Sursum Corda

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