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Music at Buckfast Abbey

Upcoming Concerts at Buckfast Abbey

Upcoming events

Voces Concert - pre concert meal available

Sat 25th Nov 7.30pm | Free with retiring collection

Celebrating 3 decades of singing early music: Byrd, Dufay, Tallis, Victoria, Palestrina and others.

Young Composers' Competitions

Fri 1st Dec | Entry Cost £10

Buckfast Abbey is celebrating 1000 years since its foundation, with a nine day festival of sacred music. We are holding two young composers' competitions (a choral composition based upon the motto of the Abbey, and an organ composition based on the monastic chant Memorare), each with a prize of £1,000.

Carol Concert - Dartington Community Choir

Sat 2nd Dec | Free entry with retiring collection

We are pleased to welcome the Dartington Community Choir who will be singing some traditional carols plus choral music by Cornelius, Britten, Rutter and Seager...

Exeter Chamber Choir - Advent Carol Service

Wed 6th Dec 7.15pm | Free with retiring collection

A selection of seasonal music by Lauridsen, Leighton, Daldorph, Bennett and Bach as well as some more traditional carols.

Concert - Exeter Festival Chorus

Sat 9th Dec 7.30pm | Adults £17, concessions available

Britten, A Ceremony of Carols with Tavener, Praetorius, Chilcott & Poulenc

Buckfast Abbey Choir Christmas Concert

Sat 16th Dec 7.30pm | £10

Buckfast Abbey Choir Christmas Concert with pre-concert meal available. Concert starts at 7.30pm, early booking is advised - Tickets cost £10 each.

Christmas Service - Friends of Rowcroft Hospice

Sun 17th Dec 3.00pm | Free with retiring collection

A service of choir and congregational hymns, scripture readings and prayers led by Rowcroft Chaplain, Rev Jill Still. With the Dartington Community Choir...

Mary: Icon of the Church

Mary – Icon of the Church
The Role of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The doctrine of the Trinity contains within it the reason for the uniqueness of humanity’s relationship with God – Jesus, being true God and true man unites divinity ...

Kindness: a School Mass

Kindness – a School Mass

Jesus says that we must love others as he loves us. We must think about what he might mean by this. In the first place we know that he showed his love by allowing ...

Baptism of Teddy

Baptism of Teddy

Living as a Christian means wanting to be a complete human being. We easily think of the Christian claim that Jesus is God, but we should also think that Jesus is a human being in the fullest ...

Come and See Vocations Weekend 24th - 27th November

The Monastery Guest Quarters will be hosting a monastic vocation retreat on the weekend of the 24th to the 27th of November.

Voces Concert - pre concert meal available

Celebrating 3 decades of singing early music: Byrd, Dufay, Tallis, Victoria, Palestrina and others.

Young Composers' Competitions

Buckfast Abbey is celebrating 1000 years since its foundation, with a nine day festival of sacred music. We are holding two young composers' competitions (a choral composition based upon the motto of the Abbey, and an organ composition based on the monastic chant Memorare), each with a prize of £1,000.