Christmas carol service at Westminster Abbey (Dec 2018)

Westminster Abbey, Parliament Square, Westminster, London
0207 222 5152

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
16th, 23rd and 24th December 2018
6 PM to 7 PM (16th); 4 PM to 5 PM (23rd, 24th)
Tickets & Cost:
Service on the 16th: Free. No ticket required. See
Services on the 23rd and 24th: Free, but you need to order a ticket in advance. See

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Enjoy a traditional service of lessons and Christmas carols at Westminster Abbey.

The music will be performed by St Margaret's Choir.

Note: Tickets are not required for the service on the 16th, but you must apply for a free ticket to attend the ones on the 23rd and 24th.

These carol services are not suitable for young children. If you want to attend one that's okay for kids then try the family carol concert at St. Paul's Cathedral.


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Craig’s review of Westminster Abbey – “Everyone who comes to London should visit Westminster Abbey... simple as that. It's the second best building in the capital after Parliament, and contains the single greatest room in the Henry VII chapel. Unfortunately it's also bloody expensive considering that it's a church, but I suppose even God has his bills to pay. You definitely need to listen to the audio-gui… continued”

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If you enjoy Westminster Abbey then you might like to visit Brompton Oratory (catch the train from Westminster to South Kensington), St. Paul’s Cathedral (catch the train from Westminster to St Pauls) and Westminster Cathedral (walk it in 12 mins or catch the tube from Westminster to Victoria)

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