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.

An Abbey welcome to Holy Week and Easter

23 Mar 2018

Westminster Abbey and St Margaret’s Church welcome worshippers and visitors to our annual celebration of Holy Week, the most solemn week of the Church’s year, culminating in the most joyful festival, Easter Day.

Professor Stephen Hawking to be honoured at the Abbey

20 Mar 2018

Westminster Abbey has today announced that there will be a Service of Thanksgiving later in the year for Professor Stephen Hawking, during which his ashes will be interred in the Abbey near the grave of Sir Isaac Newton.

Dean & Chapter commissions Abbey paintings

15 Mar 2018

Westminster Abbey’s Dean & Chapter has commissioned a unique series of watercolours of the interior and precincts of the Abbey church by the artist Alexander Creswell.

Media at events

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.

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Filming & Photography

Filming & Photography

Because the Abbey is a living church in an historic building there are very strict guidelines on commercial filming and photography.

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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

Email: Westminster Abbey Press Office

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.

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