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 2019 – February 2020

Welcome Centre
Wed 27 November 2019 @ 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).
Concert: The Nonesuch Orchestra
Thu 28 November 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
The Nonesuch Orchestra Grace Williams: Sea Sketches for String Orchestra (1944) Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht (revision in 1943)
Welcome Centre
Sat 30 November 2019 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Wed 4 December 2019 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Sat 7 December 2019 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Wed 11 December 2019 @ 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).
Concert: Adrienne Walters (Soprano)
Thu 12 December 2019 @ 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 [...]
Welcome Centre
Sat 14 December 2019 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Wed 18 December 2019 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Sat 21 December 2019 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Wed 25 December 2019 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Sat 28 December 2019 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Sat 4 January 2020 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Wed 8 January 2020 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Sat 11 January 2020 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Wed 15 January 2020 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Sat 18 January 2020 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Wed 22 January 2020 @ 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).
Concert: Dominika Rosiek (violin) and Miho Sanou (piano)
Thu 23 January 2020 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Dominika Rosiek (violin) and Miho Sanou (piano) Brahms: Sonata Op. 78 No. 1 in G major for Violin and Piano P.de Sarasate: Playera Clara Schumann: [...]
Welcome Centre
Sat 25 January 2020 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Wed 29 January 2020 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Sat 1 February 2020 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Wed 5 February 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Drop in and join us for a free cup of tea or coffee. Please note that today’s Welcome Centre finishes at 1.30 because there is [...]
Concert: Valentin Schiedermair (piano)
Thu 6 February 2020 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Valentin Schiedermair (piano) William Byrd: Coranto (from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book) Anon: Muscadin; The Irish Ho-Hoane Bach: Bist Du bei mir, BWV 508; Partita No. [...]
Welcome Centre
Sat 8 February 2020 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Wed 12 February 2020 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Sat 15 February 2020 @ 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).
Welcome Centre
Wed 19 February 2020 @ 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).
Concert: Joanne Rozario (clarinet) and Mark Nixon (piano)
Thu 20 February 2020 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Joanne Rozario (clarinet) and Mark Nixon (piano) Paul Reade: Excerpts from The Victorian Kitchen Garden Suite: 1 Prelude; 4 Exotica; 5 Summer Claude Debussy: Première [...]
Welcome Centre
Sat 22 February 2020 @ 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).