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
Mar 27 @ 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
Mar 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
Mar 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[...]
Mar 31 @ 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
Apr 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[...]
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 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
Apr 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[...]
Apr 7 @ 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
Apr 7 @ 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
Apr 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[...]
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Apr 9 @ 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
Apr 9 @ 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
Apr 10 @ 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
Apr 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
Apr 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[...]
Apr 14 @ 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
Apr 15 @ 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
Apr 16 @ 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
Apr 16 @ 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
Apr 17 @ 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
Apr 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[...]
Morning Prayer @ Dorchester Abbey
Apr 19 @ 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[...]
Abbey Tea room @ Dorchester Abbey Guest House
Apr 20 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Abbey Tea room @ Dorchester Abbey Guest House
2:30 pm
Following the Abbey’s centuries-old tradition of welcome and hospitality, the unique Tea Room reaches out to the people of our own community, to our many visitors and to many people living further afield. Up to 20 people can sit in the Tea Room itself, at two communal tables, and in fine weather many more can[...]
Apr 21 @ 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
Apr 21 @ 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.
Abbey Tea room @ Dorchester Abbey Guest House
Apr 21 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Abbey Tea room @ Dorchester Abbey Guest House
2:30 pm
Following the Abbey’s centuries-old tradition of welcome and hospitality, the unique Tea Room reaches out to the people of our own community, to our many visitors and to many people living further afield. Up to 20 people can sit in the Tea Room itself, at two communal tables, and in fine weather many more can[...]
Evensong @ Dorchester Abbey
Apr 21 @ 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[...]