07 Feb 2014
Canon Jane Hedges appointed Dean of Norwich
The Venerable Dr Jane Hedges, Sub-Dean, Canon Steward and Archdeacon of Westminster, has been appointed Dean of Norwich. Canon Hedges will be installed at Norwich Cathedral on 21st June.
30 Jan 2014
Abbey marks 175th anniversary of the University of Westminster
A Service to Celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the University of Westminster was held at Westminster Abbey on Thursday 30th January 2014.
24 Jan 2014
Westminster Abbey Institute presents Feeding the Soul Season
This spring, the Westminster Abbey Institute will explore issues of moral courage in public life with a season of lectures and conversations entitled Feeding the Soul.
22 Jan 2014
Service of Thanksgiving for Nelson Mandela
The Service of Thanksgiving to Celebrate the Life and Work of Nelson Mandela will now be held at Westminster Abbey on Monday 3rd March 2014 at 12 noon.
16 Jan 2014
President of Cyprus visits Abbey
His Excellency Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus, visited Westminster Abbey and laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior on Thursday 16th January 2014.
13 Jan 2014
Abbey announces memorial service for Nelson Mandela
A National Service of Thanksgiving to Celebrate the Life and Work of Nelson Mandela, former President of the Republic of South Africa, will be held at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 11th February 2014 at 12 noon.
22 Dec 2013
Remembrance Service for the 25th anniversary of the Lockerbie Air Disaster
The Right Honourable Alistair Carmichael MP, Secretary of State for Scotland and Nicola Sturgeon MSP, Deputy First Minister for Scotland attended a Service of Remembrance to mark the 25th anniversary of the Lockerbie Air Disaster at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 21st December.
11 Dec 2013
Abbey marks St Andrews milestone
A Service of Thanksgiving for the 600th Anniversary of the University of St Andrews was held at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 10th December 2013.
09 Dec 2013
Long Range Desert Group memorial dedicated
A memorial to the Long Range Desert Group was dedicated in the west cloister of Westminster Abbey on Monday 9th December 2013.
05 Dec 2013
Abbey pays tribute to Nelson Mandela
The Dean and Chapter of Westminster has sent a message of condolence to the High Commissioner for South Africa on the death of the country’s former President Nelson Mandela.
28 Nov 2013
Abbey marks 60th anniversary of National Churches Trust
Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester attended a Service to Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the National Churches Trust at Westminster Abbey on Thursday 28th November 2013.
22 Nov 2013
Abbey dedicates memorial to C S Lewis
A Service to Dedicate a Memorial to C S Lewis, writer, scholar and apologist, was held at Westminster Abbey on Friday 22nd November 2013.
21 Nov 2013
Abbey collection to support Cambridge University scholarship
A collection taken at a service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of C S Lewis will be used to support a new scholarship at the University of Cambridge in honour of the writer, scholar and Christian apologist.
20 Nov 2013
St Cecilia Festival celebrates Britten centenary
A Service to Mark the Festival of St Cecilia was held at Westminster Abbey in conjunction with the Musicians Benevolent Fund on Wednesday 20th November 2013.
11 Nov 2013
Abbey marks Kristallnacht 75th anniversary
A Service of Solemn Remembrance and Hope to mark the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht was held at Westminster Abbey on Sunday 10th November 2013
07 Nov 2013
The Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Harry open 85th Field of Remembrance
His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh and His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales opened the Royal British Legion’s 85th Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey on Thursday 7th November 2013.
06 Nov 2013
Queen’s Organ dedicated in Lady Chapel
His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex attended the dedication of a new organ in Westminster Abbey’s Lady Chapel on Tuesday 5th November.
05 Nov 2013
President of South Korea visits Abbey
Her Excellency Park Geun-hye, President of South Korea, visited Westminster Abbey and laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior on Tuesday 5th November 2013
30 Oct 2013
President of Afghanistan visits Abbey
His Excellency Hamid Karzai GCMG, President of Afghanistan, visited Westminster Abbey and laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior on Wednesday 30th October 2013.
23 Oct 2013
Westminster Abbey Institute launched
The Westminster Abbey Institute was launched on Tuesday 22nd October 2013 with a special event in the Nave exploring the importance of the truth in public life.