Events & Concerts

During the current emergency, all of our public worship has been cancelled. The church is now also closed even for personal prayer.

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.


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!

April 2019 – April 2020

Maundy Thursday Communion
Thu 18 April 2019 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
“Maundy” comes from the Latin for “commandment” (like “mandate”). At the Last Supper (on the night before his crucifixion on Good Friday) Jesus told his [...]
Good Friday walk of witness
Fri 19 April 2019 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Central Harrow church members walk with a large wooden cross from Harrow Baptist Church in College Road through the streets to St John’s, where we [...]
Good Friday meditation
Fri 19 April 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us to pray about the events of Good Friday and what it means for us today. When this service finishes, there will be an [...]
Stainer’s Crucifixion
Fri 19 April 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Stainer's Crucifixion
The Choir of St John’s, with other local singers, will perform The Crucifixion, by John Stainer, on Good Friday, 19 April, at 7 pm. Leaving [...]
Easter Vigil
Sat 20 April 2019 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Jesus died on Good Friday. On Saturday his body lay in a tomb. We do not know the exact time that he rose from the [...]
Ascension Day Sung Eucharist
Thu 30 May 2019 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Today we celebrate Jesus’s ascension into heaven.
Harrow Borough Police and Community Christmas Carol Service
Wed 11 December 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
All are welcome to this carol service for the police and community of Harrow.
Family Carol Service
Tue 24 December 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monthly hour of prayer
Thu 30 January 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for an hour of prayer on the last Thursday of every month.
Wed 5 February 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Today we hold the Funeral Service for Elmars Kalnins, who died on 15 January at the age of 98.
Monthly hour of prayer
Thu 27 February 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for an hour of prayer on the last Thursday of every month.
Cancelled: Stainer’s Crucifixion
Fri 10 April 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Cancelled: Stainer's Crucifixion
We regret to announce that this year’s performance of The Crucifixion by John Stainer has had to be cancelled.