Music, stories, art and dance from around the world will fill the Abbey in this joyful celebration of the Commonwealth. 

This February half term, celebrate a coming together of families and cultures as the Royal Commonwealth Society partners with Westminster Abbey for a day of Commonwealth-themed activities. 

Have the world at your fingertips as the Commonwealth comes to Westminster Abbey for this special Family Day. 

Kick off your shoes to try Kathak dance from India, beat a rhythm on a Ghanaian Drum, and slip into the warmth of a Caribbean tale to explore the Abbey's relationship with The Queen and the Commonwealth.

Culture, nature and art combine on this lively day of fun and celebration in the unique environment of Westminster Abbey. 

Activities are suitable for children aged 5+. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

10:00 - 15:00 Commonwealth Activity Trail  Abbeywide 
10:00 - 15:00 Art & Flags  Chapter House
10:00 - 15:00 Commonwealth Canopy North Cloister
11:30, 12:30 and 13:30 Storytelling Poets' Corner

Nave Performances: (beginning after the hourly prayer)

10:00  Kathak dance from India with ANKH Dance
11:00 Drumming from Ghana with Miishejeloi
13:00 Maori performance from New Zealand with Ngati Ranana
14:00 Steel pan music from Trinidad and Tobago with Melodians

Family ticket offer

Tickets are available at the reduced rate of £11 for one adult and up to four children; or £22 for two adults and up to eight children.

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