Westminster Abbey has an international reputation not just as one of London’s principal visitor attractions but also as a living church renowned for the clarity of its vision and worship. The Press and Communications Office is responsible for sustaining the reputation of the Abbey through website management, posters and publications, liaison with film production companies, internal communications, and media enquiries.
The Press & Communications Office is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm each weekday. During evenings and weekends there is 24-hour cover.
23 Jan 2017
The Choir of Westminster Abbey departs today (Monday 23rd January) for a four-day visit to Rome to participate in the closing events marking the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity at the Vatican.
16 Jan 2017
Rub shoulders with Kings and Queens at Westminster Abbey this half-term with free entry for children, from Saturday 11th February to Saturday 18th February.
21 Dec 2016
Westminster Abbey has launched a new campaign inviting members of the public to get involved with an exciting new chapter of the Abbey’s history: the creation of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries.
Media at events
The Westminster Abbey Press Office is responsible for all press and media within the Abbey precincts. Press visits can be arranged for accredited journalists researching or writing stories involving the Abbey.
Filming & Photography
Because the Abbey is a living church in an historic building there are very strict guidelines on commercial filming and photography.
Contact the Press Office
Duncan Jeffery, Head of Communications
+44 (0) 20 7654 4888
Victoria Ribbans, Deputy Head of Communications
+44 (0) 20 7654 4890
Eleanor Lovegrove, Press and Communications Officer
+44 (0) 20 7654 4926
Grace Robinson, Press and Communications Assistant
+44 (0) 20 7654 4887
If you have an urgent press enquiry out of office hours please telephone any of the above numbers and a press officer will answer your call on a mobile telephone.