Westminster Abbey Midnight Mass, Christmas Carols & Services

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 25TH DECEMBER 2015

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, Dean's Yard, Westminster, London SW1P 3PA
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Various Times
 
PRICES
Free, some tickets required
 
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Westminster Abbey Midnight Mass, Christmas Carols & ServicesPack inside one of London's most famous landmarks for an old-fashioned service to take you right through to Christmas Day. Westminster Abbey has been at the centre of royal and religious life in Britain since the time of William the Conqueror who was crowned here on Christmas Day 1066, following the successful Norman invasion of the British Isles. More recently, it was where Prince William and Catherine Middleton chose to get married. It's easy to lose sight of what Christmas is all about in the sea of commercialisation, but sitting in the majestic history of the Abbey's nave will help remind you of the religious message. These awe-inspiring surroundings provide a striking backdrop for an evening of lessons and carols. Best to book in for the Services of Lessons & Carols on 23rd December and Christmas Eve which are especially popular and require (free) tickets.

Programme

Sunday 29th November - 4pm - An Advent Liturgy by candlelight
Tuesday 1st December - 7pm - Handel 'Messiah'
Thursday 17th December - 7pm - John Lewis Concert
Wednesday 23rd December - 6pm - Service of Lessons & Carols
Thursday 24th December - 4pm - Service of Lessons & Carols
Thursday 24th December - 12noon - Crib Service. The Christmas story for families
Thursday 24th December - 11.30pm - First Eucharist of Christmas
Friday 25th December - 8am - Holy Communion
Friday 25th December - 10.30am - Sung Eucharist
Friday 25th December - 3pm - Evensong

Check www.westminster-abbey.org for full details and ticketing information.

 

About Westminster Abbey

Most famous nowadays as the venue for royal weddings - including the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in 2011 - Westminster Abbey is also both the coronation and burial site of many a past British monarch. Elizabeth I, Mary I, Mary II, Edward the Confessor, Edward I, Edward III, Edward VI, Henry III, Henry V, Henry VII, James I, George II, Richard II, Charles II and William III are all buried in wonderful Westminster Abbey. More about Westminster Abbey

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4 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
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