Monday-Saturday 09:00 - 18:00 (-16:30 November - Easter Mon), Sunday 13.00-14.30, 16.30-17.30
|Sunday||Choral Matins 11:00; Evensong 15:30 (boys or girls)|
Entrance: Suggested donation of £2.50
Photography: Photography permitted except tripods, unless with prior arrangement
Group bookings to Bath Abbey office.
Abbey Shop open Monday-Saturday 10.00-17.30 (-16.30 November-March)
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office 01225 422462
Director of Music and Organist
Peter King (since 1986)
The choir consists of 24 boys & 30, girls drawn from a variety of local schools, and 12 Choirmen & Choral Scholars. The boys and girls sing on a fortnightly pattern and the choir tours abroad regularly and has recorded several CDs.
1836 John Smith, 1868 Wm Hill, 1914 Norman & Beard
The Klais organ of 1997 stands on the Jackson screen in the North Transept built for the Norman & Beard organ of 1914. It has mechanical action and half the pipes were new and half from the previous organs.
4 manuals 63 stops
Pedal 14 stops, Positive 7 stops, Great 14 stops. Swell 14 stops, Solo 14 stops
The Revd Prebendary Edward Mason (since )
The Abbey was founded in 1499 on the site of the Anglo-Saxon church of 757 and the Norman cathedral of 1090. It was ruined after the dissolution of the monasteries but restored and supported ever since by those who worship in it as their Parish Church.