King's College Chapel

King's College Chapel

King's College Chapel is now open to the public from 9.30am - 4pm, Monday - Friday.

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. It is open to visitors Monday-Friday, 10am-3.30pm.

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.

Accessibility Information

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

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

Catholic Mass, Roman Catholic Chaplain
Time: Sunday, 6.30pm - Term-time only
Venue: King's College Chapel

Download our Wednesday Services Preacher's Card .

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!

February 
Event: Founders' Day Service
Venue: King's College Chapel
An annual service commemorating the Founding of the University in 1495.

March
Event: Seven Incorporated Trades Service
Venue: King's College Chapel
A service to honour the links between the University of Aberdeen and the Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen.

November
Event: Remembrance Service
Venue: King's College Chapel

December
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