King's College Chapel

King's College Chapel

The Chapel sanctuary which sits beneath the Tower is a space of beauty, tranquillity, and peace. 

Worship services are held every Wednesday during the academic term in King's College Chapel. This service starts at 5.15pm unless otherwise indicated. There are also daily services and important annual services such as Remembrance and Founders' Day held in the Chapel throughout the year.

Find out all you need to know about our Worship services as well as occasional services, recitals, tours and other events. Please contact us should you be planning a significant service for yourself or someone you love.

Our Worship Services

Daily Worship

The following services occur on a weekly basis during term time.

Morning Prayer

  • Monday - Friday, 8.30 - 8.50am: Morning Prayer
    Except Wednesdays which start at 8am, followed by breakfast.

Wednesday Worship

  • Please feel free to come along. All our services are open to the public as well as staff and students of the University.
    Time: Wednesday, 5:15pm - Term-time only
    Venue: King's College Chapel

Spring /Summer services

Catholic Mass, Roman Catholic Chaplain

  • Time: Sunday, 6.30pm - Term-time only
    Venue: King's College Chapel
Annual Worship

Below you can view a list of annual Chapel services. As with all our services, everyone is very welcome to come along to these services. Be aware however, that you might want to arrive early at many of these special services to ensure you get a seat!

Event: Founders' Day Service - Saturday 10 February 2024 at 11am
Venue: King's College Chapel
An annual service commemorating the Founding of the University in 1495.

Event: Remembrance Service - Sunday 10 November 2024 at 10.50am (Please be seated by 10.30am)
Venue: King's College Chapel

Event: University of Aberdeen Carol Service - Wednesday 4 December 2024 at 7.30pm
Venue: St Machar's Cathedral

Recorded Services from King's College Chapel (2020/2021)

Act of Remembrance

University of Aberdeen Carol Service

Founders’ Day Celebration

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Accessibility Information
The DisabledGo service provides a pan-disability access guide to this building.