Westminster Abbey Midnight Mass, Christmas Carols & Services  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 25TH DECEMBER 2017

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, Dean's Yard, Westminster, London SW1P 3PA
 
 
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Various, some are free with no need to book while others are ticketed
 
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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. Most events do not need to be booked and are free to attend but for the popular services on 23rd and 24th December you will need to book free tickets in advance. Other highlights this year include Schutz The Christmas Story on 5th December and a Christmas Concert in partnership with John Lewis on 14th December, both of which are charged and require tickets.

 

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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Westminster Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Westminster
 
2 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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