King's College Chapel

King's College Chapel

The Crown Tower remains one of the most adored, historic, and beautiful emblems and icons of our University. However, the Chapel sanctuary which sits beneath the Tower is also a space of beauty, tranquillity, and peace.

Find out all you need to know about our term-time Wednesday Worship services as well as information on occasional services, recitals, tours and other events.

There is also plenty of information should you be planning a significant service for yourself or someone you love.

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.

Our Worship Services

Daily Worship

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

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

Winter term services 2023

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
Venue: King's College Chapel
An annual service commemorating the Founding of the University in 1495.

Event: Remembrance Service
Venue: King's College Chapel

Event: University of Aberdeen Carol Service
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.