Events & Concerts

General Information

Welcome to our Events and Concerts area. Here, you can find out about what’s happening at St. John’s.

If you are looking for information on our worship, please visit our Worship Services area, where you can find our service times, styles, and locations. Any variations from the regular pattern appear on this page.

Other activities include our Welcome Centre on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 12 noon to 3 pm (run jointly with Our Lady & St Thomas RC Church), and on Fridays from 12 noon to 2 pm the church is open for private prayer.


St John’s Church has held fortnightly lunch-time concerts since 1975. Concerts are held on alternate Thursdays throughout most of the year with breaks at Christmas, Easter and the summer. Please check this calendar for the next few dates (and programmes, when available).

Light refreshments are available from 11.45am and the concert begins at 12.30pm. There is usually an interval and the concert finishes at around 1.45pm.

Admission is free but there is a collection on the way out to cover expenses. Please come and join us!

February – March 2023

Concert: Patrick Hemmerlé (piano)
Feb 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm

Lunch time music with Patrick Hemmerlé (piano)

Bach: Prelude and Fugue 24 in B minor
Franck: Prelude Choral et Fugue
Liszt: Sonata in B minor

Concert: Nicola Tait (cello) and Mina Miletic (piano)
Mar 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm

Lunch time music with Nicola Tait (cello) and Mina Miletic (piano)

Dvořák: Slavonic Dance in A major Op. 46, No. 3
Dvořák: Slavonic Dance in G minor OP. 46, No. 8
Dvořák: Songs My Mother Taught Me Op. 55, No. 4
Dvořák: Polonaise in A Op. posth. (B094)
Dvořák: Silent Woods Op. 68
Spiritual arr. Coleridge-Taylor: Deep River Op. 59, No. 10
Dvořák: “Indian Lament” from Sonatina Op. 100, No. 2
Dvořák: Rondo in G minor Op. 94