Events & Concerts

The church is currently open only for our 9 am Sunday Service, which from 4 October will be Holy Communion. In future we may be able to have other activities, subject to the guidance at the time.
For details of our worship, including on-line services, please see our Worship Services page.


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.

Concerts

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!

November – December 2019

Nov
27
Wed
Welcome Centre
Nov 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Drop in and join us for a free cup of tea or coffee (every Wednesday and Saturday, 12-3).

Nov
28
Thu
Concert: The Nonesuch Orchestra
Nov 28 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm

The Nonesuch Orchestra
Grace Williams: Sea Sketches for String Orchestra (1944)
Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht (revision in 1943)

Nov
30
Sat
Welcome Centre
Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Drop in and join us for a free cup of tea or coffee (every Wednesday and Saturday, 12-3).

Dec
4
Wed
Welcome Centre
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Drop in and join us for a free cup of tea or coffee (every Wednesday and Saturday, 12-3).

Dec
7
Sat
Welcome Centre
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Drop in and join us for a free cup of tea or coffee (every Wednesday and Saturday, 12-3).

Dec
11
Wed
Welcome Centre
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Drop in and join us for a free cup of tea or coffee (every Wednesday and Saturday, 12-3).

Dec
12
Thu
Concert: Adrienne Walters (Soprano)
Dec 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm

Adrienne Walters (soprano)
Mozart: Alleluia (from Exsultate Jubilate)
Carol: Once in royal David’s city
Handel: The Harmonious Blacksmith (piano solo)
Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer)
Carol: Hark! the herald-angels sing
Handel: Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion (from Messiah)
Britten: The Birds – Benjamin Britten
Britten: That Yonge Child
Howells: Come Sing and Dance
Carol: O little town of Bethlehem
Bartók: 1st Romanian dance (piano solo)
Verdi: E strano …Sempre libera (How strange … Always free) (from La Traviata)
Carol: O come, all ye faithful

Dec
14
Sat
Welcome Centre
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Drop in and join us for a free cup of tea or coffee (every Wednesday and Saturday, 12-3).

Dec
18
Wed
Welcome Centre
Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Drop in and join us for a free cup of tea or coffee (every Wednesday and Saturday, 12-3).

Dec
21
Sat
Welcome Centre
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Drop in and join us for a free cup of tea or coffee (every Wednesday and Saturday, 12-3).