Events & Concerts

We resumed our Sunday morning 9 am services on Easter Day, Sunday 4 April.
For details of our worship, including on-line services, please see our Worship Services page. We have not yet resumed any of our other events in church.


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 – September 2020

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)
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.
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 [...]
Joint Sung Eucharist with London Chinese Alliance Church
Sun 22 December 2019 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Today’s Sung Eucharist will be a joint service with the London Chinese Alliance Church, which normally worships at St John’s on Sunday afternoons.
Carols by Candlelight
Sun 22 December 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A traditional celebration with Bible readings and carols. All welcome.
Family Carol Service
Tue 24 December 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Christmas Day worship
Wed 25 December 2019 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
As well as the Festival Eucharist at 11.30 pm on Christmas Eve, there is a sung Eucharist at 10 am on Christmas Day. There’s no [...]
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: [...]
Messy Church
Sun 26 January 2020 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Messy Church is church for all ages with a difference. Join us for crafts, songs, stories, food, and to explore the Christian faith together! Messy [...]
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.
Funeral
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.
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. [...]
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 [...]
Messy Church
Sun 23 February 2020 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Messy Church is church for all ages with a difference. Join us for crafts, songs, stories, food, and to explore the Christian faith together! Messy [...]
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.
Concert: Yuki Negishi (piano)
Thu 5 March 2020 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Yuki Negishi (piano) Beethoven: Bagatelles, Op. 126 Nos. 4-6 Haydn: Variations in F minor, Hob. XVI-6 Beethoven: Sonata in F major, Op. 10, No. 2 [...]
Harrow Philharmonic Choir: Concert
Thu 5 March 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Glories of the Baroque: Pergolesi: Magnificat Scarlatti: St Cecilia Mass Details
We regret to announce that this concert has been cancelled.
Cancelled: Concert: Niel du Preez (piano)
Thu 2 April 2020 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
We regret that this concert has had to be cancelled. Niel du Preez (piano) J. S. Bach: English Suite No. 4, BWV 809, in F [...]
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.
Sunday Service of the Word
Sun 26 July 2020 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
We will meet in Church on Sunday mornings at 9 am for a Service of the Word (Morning Prayer) with readings, prayers and a sermon. [...]
Sunday Service of the Word
Sun 2 August 2020 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
We will meet in Church on Sunday mornings at 9 am for a Service of the Word (Morning Prayer) with readings, prayers and a sermon. [...]
Sunday Service of the Word
Sun 9 August 2020 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
We will meet in Church on Sunday mornings at 9 am for a Service of the Word (Morning Prayer) with readings, prayers and a sermon. [...]
Sunday Service of the Word
Sun 16 August 2020 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
We will meet in Church on Sunday mornings at 9 am for a Service of the Word (Morning Prayer) with readings, prayers and a sermon. [...]
Sunday Service of the Word
Sun 23 August 2020 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
We will meet in Church on Sunday mornings at 9 am for a Service of the Word (Morning Prayer) with readings, prayers and a sermon. [...]
Sunday Service of the Word
Sun 30 August 2020 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
We will meet in Church on Sunday mornings at 9 am for a Service of the Word (Morning Prayer) with readings, prayers and a sermon. [...]
Sunday Service of the Word
Sun 6 September 2020 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
We will meet in Church on Sunday mornings at 9 am for a Service of the Word (Morning Prayer) with readings, prayers and a sermon. [...]
Sunday Service of the Word
Sun 13 September 2020 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
We will meet in Church on Sunday mornings at 9 am for a Service of the Word (Morning Prayer) with readings, prayers and a sermon. [...]
Sunday Service of the Word
Sun 20 September 2020 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
We will meet in Church on Sunday mornings at 9 am for a Service of the Word (Morning Prayer) with readings, prayers and a sermon. [...]
Sunday Service of the Word
Sun 27 September 2020 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
We will meet in Church on Sunday mornings at 9 am for a Service of the Word (Morning Prayer) with readings, prayers and a sermon. [...]