Celebrate the Commonwealth with a day of free events for children and families in historic Westminster Abbey on Friday 16 February. Join the Abbey and the Royal Commonwealth Society to explore art and culture from across this unique partnership of 52 countries, which together represent a third of the world's people. Art in the Nave: Join our artist and create your own masterpiece celebrating the cultures of the Commonwealth Dance, Music and Storytelling: Enjoy 30-minute performances by Commonwealth dancers, musicians and storytellers in the Abbey and precincts Trails: Explore the Abbey, site of the annual Commonwealth Day Service, with our Family Commonwealth Trail Commonwealth flag display: Discover the history and meaning of the flags of the Commonwealth nations, which will be on display in the Abbey's beautiful medieval Chapter House All activities are free with entry to the Abbey.
Venue Details & Map
- +44 (0)20 7222 5152
- Public transport:
- Tube: Westminster (Jubilee, District and Circle lines) and St James's Park (District and Circle lines). The Abbey can be found on the south side of Parliament Square. Buses: 11, 24, 88, 148, 211.