Information about services at the Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace
Updated 25 March. In line with Public Health England guidance, we have taken the decision to close all six of our palaces and gardens until 31st May. We will be reviewing this and will keep you updated. Please read our statement for further information. Read our statement
Visitors are welcome to attend Sunday services at:
Services are held regularly in the Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace, including services for Christmas, Good Friday and Holy Week. Check the monthly programme of services.
During the summer Choir Recess in late July, August and early September, choral services will not run. The only religious services held at the chapel will be Holy Communion at 08:30 on Sundays.
Unless otherwise shown on the weekly service sheet on the Cloister notice board outside the chapel, the services are:
Holy Communion is celebrated at 12:30 on Holy days.
All are welcome to attend services at the Chapel Royal, no advanced booking or entrance tickets are required.
Every Sunday 13:00-13:30. The chapel is open 12:30-14:00.
Sit and listen to a recital of organ music, a solo performance or an ensemble group. The chapel will be open as usual on Sundays for regular visits.Visit the Chapel Royal website
The Chapel Royal may close at short notice on weekdays (usually for half a day and usually in the afternoon), for major church festivals (i.e Good Friday), weddings and funerals.
On Sundays the Chapel Royal is only open to visitors who do not wish to attend a service between 12:30 and 13:30 and after Evensong - so between 16:45-17:15 between April and October.
During late July, August and early September, when there are no Choral Services, the Chapel Royal will be open all day on Sundays.
For religious and copyright reasons photography is not permitted in the Chapel Royal.