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Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey

Event details

Web Page
www.westminster-abbey.org/abbey-events/special-services/2021/october/edwardtide-pilgrimage
Description
Everyone is welcome to join us for the National Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St Edward the Confessor on Saturday 16th October 2021. The pilgrimage is part of our annual celebration of St Edward the Confessor, King of England and the re-founder of Westminster Abbey. Throughout the day pilgrims will be able to pray at the Shrine of St Edward and in other spaces set aside in the Abbey. Activities for children and young people will be offered in the Abbey, so families are very welcome. We also warmly welcome visually impaired visitors, those with hearing difficulties, and those with reduced mobility. Programme: 10:00am - Abbey opens for pilgrims 11:30am - Festival Eucharist, Preacher: The Very Reverend Michael Tavinor 3:00pm - First Evensong of the Dedication of Westminster Abbey Attendance: All are welcome to attend and tickets are not required.
Start Date
16/10/2021
End Date
16/10/2021
Start location
Address Line 1
Westminster Abbey
Address Line 2
20 Dean's Yard
City
London
Postcode
SW1P 3PA
End location
Address Line 1
Westminster Abbey
City
London
Postcode
SW1P 3PA
Area
South East England
Travel Advice
For advice on travelling to the Abbey by public transport, visit: www.westminster-abbey.org/visit-us
Distance
The pilgrimage takes place inside the Abbey church
Maximum Size Of Group
There is no need for individuals to book, but it would help us to know about larger groups. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
Difficulty
Easy Access
Suitability
  • Child Friendly
  • Pushchair friendly
  • Wheelchair friendly
Price
Free

Organising company

Organising Company Name
Westminster Abbey
Website
www.westminster-abbey.org
Email
[email protected]
Address Line 1
The Chapter Office
Address Line 2
20 Dean's Yard
City
London
Postcode
SW1P 3PA

Primary contact

Name
Eleanor Lovegrove
Telephone
0207654 4926
Email
[email protected]
Position
Senior Press Officer