Judges Service at Westminster Abbey

Judges Service at Westminster Abbey

This event has finished Took place on: Monday, 2nd Oct 2017

The start of the UK legal year will be formally marked with a special service in Westminster Abbey, attended by the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, the Lord Chief Justice, the Justices of the Supreme Court, and other judges and members of the legal profession.

The service has its roots in the religious practice of judges praying for guidance at the beginning of the legal term. The custom dates back to the Middle Ages when the High Court was held in Westminster Hall and judges would walk over to Westminster Abbey for the service.

Cost: Free of Charge


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More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.

Europe/London Judges Service at Westminster Abbey Annual parade by the UK's judges in regalia ahead of a private service in the Abbey. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2017/10/02/judges-service-at-westminster-abbey-153192 Westminster Abbey,The Sanctuary,London,

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Location

Westminster Abbey,

The Sanctuary, London, SW1P 3PA

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