Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is one of the world's great churches, with a history stretching back over a thousand years. A royal church from its first beginnings, it still has the shrine of its principal founder, the Anglo-Saxon king and saint, Edward the Confessor, at the heart of the building. Since Edward's death in 1066 his successors have come to this church to be crowned, and seventeen of them lie buried within its walls. More than a million people now visit Westminster Abbey each year, and millions more across the globe know it through the televising of events like the Royal Wedding.

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An image of Westminster Abbey at night

WEDNESDAY LATES

  • 14 December 2016 4:30-7pm
  • 21 December 2016 4:30-7pm
  • 28 December 2016 4:30-7pm
  • 4 January 2017 4:30-7pm
  • 11 January 2017 4:30-7pm
  • 18 January 2017 4:30-7pm
  • 25 January 2017 4:30-7pm
  • 1 February 2017 4:30-7pm

Take a walk through history at Westminster Abbey on Wednesday evenings with a special new highlights tour of the nation’s coronation church and enjoy a special dinner in the 14th century cellar at the Cellarium Café & Terrace – where the Abbey’s monks kept their stores of food and drink.

The self-guided tour includes all the must-see places: the Coronation Chair, Poets’ Corner, Henry VII’s Lady Chapel, and the Grave of the Unknown Warrior. And after the tour, feast on a special set-menu which includes steak and ale pie, followed by sticky toffee pudding.

Tickets (on the door on the night – no online bookings): £10 adults/£5 children
Open 4.30 pm – 7.00 pm (last entry: 6.00 pm).

Cellarium Café and Terrace set menu: £15/£17.
Open 5.00 pm - 9.00 pm (last order 7.30 pm).

Wednesday Lates will run until 1st February 2017.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Visit: £10 adult/£5 child
Set menu: £15/£17

Website

http://www.westminster-abbey.org/lates

Westminster Abbey
20 Dean's Yard Westminster
London
Greater London
SW1P 3PA
England

Website

www.westminster-abbey.org

E-mail

info@westminster-abbey.org

Telephone

020 7222 5152

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