Welcome to the Big Ben Silent Minute 

The Silent Minute Prayer 

Source of my being,
Help me to live in peace,
And save my home the Planet Earth.
Join us in the Silent Minute Prayer every day at 21.00

History of the Silent Minute

The original Big Ben Silent Minute was a peace prayer initiated by Wellesley Tudor Pole, a major in the British Army and the founder of the Chalice Well Trust, Glastonbury.

Supporters across the globe

We now have 818,335,525 people in 65 countries globally supporting the Silent Minute Prayer for World Peace. These are individuals and groups from all walks of life and all denominations.

 The Silent Minute is a Registered Charity promoting a Prayer for Peace within the UK and internationally. We are run entirely by vounteers. All we ask is your gift of prayer for the world.


  • Silent Minute Brochure 

    10 languages:  English, Chinese, Flemish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish. 
  • Upcoming Events 

    Check here for details of upcoming Silent Minute events including World Peace Day which takes place on 21 September every year.

  • Become a Supporter 

    Join us and promote world prayer for peace at your organisation and/or with your family and friends.
  • Get in Touch 

    Have a question? Send us a message and we'll be in touch as soon as possible..