Events at Dorchester Abbey

For generations people have brought their gifts and skills to enhance the life of Dorchester Abbey and this tradition continues as a huge variety of groups and organisations hire and use the Abbey each year as the venue for a wide and vibrant programme of concerts, theatre, visual arts and other events.

If you would like to hire the Abbey for your event then take a look at our information for hirers.[event_board]

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Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Jan 18 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am
1662 Holy Communion Service @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:00 am
This beautiful service of Holy Communion, using the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, begins at 8.00am every Sunday. This service includes a sermon, but no hymns, and lasts for approximately 40 minutes. It takes place in the Birinus Chapel near the high altar.
Family Service @ Dorchester Abbey
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Service @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
10:30 am
This relaxed service is often held at the West End of the Abbey with well known hymns, songs and readings, often by families or children. Our Abbey orchestra play for this service.
Evensong @ Dorchester Abbey
Jan 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Evensong @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
5:00 pm
Evensong is one of the great treasures of the Church and has been sung for hundreds of years in the Abbey. Sung by the magnificent Abbey Choir this service is a wonderful way to bring a busy weekend to a close. Through sublime music, readings from the Bible and prayers, it is a time to[...]
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Jan 21 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Jan 22 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Coffee Morning @ Dorchester Abbey
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee Morning @ Dorchester Abbey
10:30 am
Come and enjoy coffee and biscuits and good company in the Abbey. Open to all ages from 0 to 99!
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Jan 23 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Jan 24 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Jan 25 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Jan 27 @ 8:00 am
1662 Holy Communion Service @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:00 am
This beautiful service of Holy Communion, using the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, begins at 8.00am every Sunday. This service includes a sermon, but no hymns, and lasts for approximately 40 minutes. It takes place in the Birinus Chapel near the high altar.
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Jan 28 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Jan 29 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Coffee Morning @ Dorchester Abbey
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee Morning @ Dorchester Abbey
10:30 am
Come and enjoy coffee and biscuits and good company in the Abbey. Open to all ages from 0 to 99!
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Jan 30 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Jan 31 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Feb 1 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Feb 3 @ 8:00 am
1662 Holy Communion Service @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:00 am
This beautiful service of Holy Communion, using the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, begins at 8.00am every Sunday. This service includes a sermon, but no hymns, and lasts for approximately 40 minutes. It takes place in the Birinus Chapel near the high altar.
Morning Service @ Dorchester Abbey
Feb 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Morning Service @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
10:30 am
Come and enjoy a short Sunday service with an interesting visiting speaker. We usually have a choir anthem but no Communion
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Feb 4 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Feb 5 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Coffee Morning @ Dorchester Abbey
Feb 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee Morning @ Dorchester Abbey
10:30 am
Come and enjoy coffee and biscuits and good company in the Abbey. Open to all ages from 0 to 99!
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Feb 6 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Feb 7 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Feb 8 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Feb 10 @ 8:00 am
1662 Holy Communion Service @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:00 am
This beautiful service of Holy Communion, using the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, begins at 8.00am every Sunday. This service includes a sermon, but no hymns, and lasts for approximately 40 minutes. It takes place in the Birinus Chapel near the high altar.
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Feb 11 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Feb 12 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]
Coffee Morning @ Dorchester Abbey
Feb 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee Morning @ Dorchester Abbey
10:30 am
Come and enjoy coffee and biscuits and good company in the Abbey. Open to all ages from 0 to 99!
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Feb 13 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | United Kingdom
8:15 am
At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead. This[...]