We are open for scheduled public worship but advance booking is essential. Details here.

The voice of Bath Abbey

From morning prayer to Evensong, Christmas carols to wedding bells, Bath Abbey rings out with the sound of worship. It can be a softly spoken prayer or the rich notes of our choirs, an inspiring passage in a sermon or bible stories brought to life for children. This is a place to listen and sing, hear and be heard. 

Learn more about our services, and when our world-class choir will be filling the Abbey with music – or, if you can’t join us this week, listen to inspiring sermons at home. Discover groups and get-togethers for parents, children and young people, and meet the clergy and musicians who make it all happen. Spoken word and singing voices – it’s all here.

Contact us

If you're new to the Abbey and would like to become more involved in Abbey life, we'd love to hear from you. Please contact us by email: [email protected] or by calling 01225 422462 and a member of clergy will be in touch with you.

Abbey Music

Under current guidance, our worship on Sundays will include music from the organ and solos by members of the Abbey Choir. However, the Abbey Choir will only return for public worship once it is safe and practical to do so. For a full statement from our Rector and Director of Music, please see our Latest News.

 

 

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Family taking Communion at Parish Communion service

Holy Communion with Abbey Choir

Sun 9 August at 10:15 am until 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Sunday, repeating until Sun 4 April, 2021

This service takes place at 10.15am each Sunday. The service lasts just over an hour and combines thoughtful preaching, prayer and praise with glorious music from our Abbey Choir. The atmosphere is relaxed and children are warmly welcomed. There are children's groups during term-time and a crèche all year round. All are invited to stay on after the service to chat over a cup of fresh coffee or tea. This is a temporary combined service replacing our 9.30am Parish Communion…

Bath Abbey choirs of Girls and Lay-clerks singing at a service

Choral Evensong

Sun 9 August at 3:00 pm until 3:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun 4 April, 2021

Choral Evensong takes place on Thursdays at 5.30pm and Sundays at 3.00pm and lasts for approximately 45 minutes. This formal service combines the memorable cadences of Thomas Cranmer's Book of Common Prayer with a distinctive repertoire of English Church music. During term-time these services are sung by the Abbey's choirs of Girls and Lay-clerks, or Boys and Lay-clerks. During the holidays these services may be sung by visiting choirs.

Enjoying a chat and a coffee after the informal evening service

Informal Evening Service

Sun 9 August at 6:30 pm until 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sat 18 December, 2021

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