Selby Abbey

Concerts and Events at Selby Abbey

Selby Abbey is a world-renowned venue for visiting orchestras, theatrical groups and our very own Selby Abbey Choir. The Abbey offers a packed calendar of events and special concerts throughout the year. The backdrop of this ancient and wonderful Abbey Church ensures the experience is both atmospheric and memorable. For further information about our forthcoming events, see the details below.

Date Time Event
Saturday 22nd September 2018- The 1ST Annual Our World Matters Fesitval. All activities 1-5pm, Food 5-6pm, Worship from 6-8pm. With Bands, Choirs, Talks, Theatre/Spoken Word & Art. Free event! Donations Welcome. Download poster
Saturday 29th September7.30pm Charity Concert. Featuring Gareth Malone's BBC Pitch Battle Winners "Leeds Contemporary Singers" & the Yorkshire Volunteers Band. Standard tickets £10, VIP tickets (inc refreshments & priority seating) £15. Available from Selby Abbey, Access Selby, Selby District Council 01757 292116 or direct from the chairman, Councillor David Buckle 01977 681 412. Download poster
29th & 30th September- A joyous celebration of peace as part of the commemoration of the end of World War One. For more details please download the poster
Saturday 6th October10.00am to 4.00pm Artists’ Day at Selby Abbey. An invitation to all artists to come and visit Selby Abbey for the day and use your skills to record the fascinating detail of craftsmen of earlier generations. Open to artists of all ages and abilities – painters, photographers, sculptors, sketchers etc. Simply turn up on the day with your equipment – no need to book and admission is free. Artist-in-residence, Chris Luker of Cawood Art Club. There will also be an exhibition of works by members of Cawood Art Club. Participants are also invited to bring along examples of their previous work for exhibition on the day. For further information tel. Selby Abbey Office 01757 703123 or e- mail
Saturday 6th October7.30pm Generation Groove presents 'Last Night at the Proms' with special guests Steve Cassidy & Community Chorus. An evening of music from the silver screen culminating in a special WW1 and 100 years of the RAF tribute before our Last Night of the Proms finish. Tickets £7.50 available from Selby Abbey & Larch Music 01904 765 900. For more details please download the poster.
Wednesday 10th October8pm Come & sing at Selby Abbey - Massed Voices to commemorate the centenary of the end World War One. Sir Karl Jenkins 'The Armed Man' - A Mass for Peace. Audience tickets £10 available online from, call 07809 401164 or on the door from 7.30pm. For more details please download the poster.

Please see Notice Board for more information. Tickets available for Concerts from the Gift Shop (where applicable)* or you may pay on the door on the evening.