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Teddy Monks

If you come to the Abbey between 1 and 28 February you will be able to see our collection of Teddy...
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Abbey Booklets on sale

A range of booklets about Tewkesbury Abbey are now on sale in the Abbey Shop. Buy any two of the...
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Early Music Young Composers Award

National Centre for Early Music, Young Composers Award 2014 Freya Ireland, our very own Head...
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Today's Events

Morning Prayer

Start Time : 07:30:00

End Time: 00:00:00

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Holy Communion

There is a service of Holy Communion every day in the Abbey

Start Time : 08:00:00

End Time: 00:00:00

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Choral Evensong

The Benedictine monks, who worshipped in this church for many years before the Reformation, prayed...

Start Time : 17:30:00

End Time: 00:00:00

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Prayer Tree

A Prayer for


Please prayfor all parents, especially for parents of children with special needs.


Posted by Anonymous at 05:06 on 03/02/2015

A Prayer for


I pray for all those who visit our churches, abbeys and cathedrals. May they be filled with the knowledge of God's love and receive strength and comfort for their needs. I pray for all those who are lonely, confused, afraid, ill or bereaved, that they may find comfort and hope for the future.

I give thanks that the love of God is with all His people. May we always feel His presence within us and surrounding us.


Posted by Anonymous at 09:56 on 02/02/2015

A Prayer for


Please pray for the repose of the soul of James Trickey, killed in collision with a car while cycling near Peterborough on 23 December 2014. His home is in Cheltenham where he was a Music Scholar at Dean Close (2006-10) having previously been a chorister at Gloucester Cathedral. He sang on many occasions in this Abbey Church and at Oxford University he was an academical lay clerk (choral scholar) at Christ Church Cathedral. At the time of his death, he was a Bass lay clerk in the choir of Peterborough Cathedral. Rest in peace, James.


Posted by Anonymous at 01:02 on 24/12/2014

A Prayer for


Please pray for my cousin Kelvin who was killed in a car accident last week at the age of 28. Give his parents, sister, girlfriend, friends and family strength to get through this awful tragedy and may Kelvin rest in peace.


Posted by Anonymous at 10:16 on 22/12/2014

A Prayer for


I pray for those who go hungry in our world, those who are in pain or are suffering from disease, those troubled through war and conflict, those who are without love, hope and friends, those grieving the loss of loved ones, and all those who are in physical or mental pain this Christmas.


Posted by at 06:01 on 21/12/2014


Tea Room Logo PNG

The Touching Souls Tea RoomTea Room Logo PNG




The Tea Room is run by volunteers from the parish and wider community as part of our Benedictine Hospitality. We serve home-made cakes and scones, as well as delicious home-made soup and either baked potatoes or sandwiches.  Come in and refresh the body after refreshing the soul.


Tea Room Cookbook

Perfect for cooks and an ideal present as a gift.  Over 60 cake and soup recipes from our award-winning volunteer cooks - all recipes tried and tested in the Tea Room.  We give our secrets away to you for a mere £4.00!  Available in the Tea Room or from the Abbey shop.


Tea Shop of the Year 2011

We were awarded first place in Cotswold Life's Food and Drink Awards 2011.  So we were officially their Local Tea Shop of the Year 2011.  Why not drop in and see exactly why our very warm welcome and excellent cakes, scones and snacks gained us first prize in this prestigious competition.



Click here to see a copy of our current menu.



Opening HoursThe Guides running the Tea Room


Sunday                       1:30 to 4:00

Monday to Friday     10:45 to 1:45

and many Saturdays 10.45 to 1.45
(Sometimes longer on Saturdays - please phone to find out 01684 850959)





Soup     Fruit cake     Choc cake     Scone