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.
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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!
November 2019 – April 2020
The Nonesuch Orchestra Grace Williams: Sea Sketches for String Orchestra (1944) Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht (revision in 1943)
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 [...]
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: [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Glories of the Baroque: Pergolesi: Magnificat Scarlatti: St Cecilia Mass Details
We regret to announce that this concert has been cancelled.
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 [...]
We regret to announce that this year’s performance of The Crucifixion by John Stainer has had to be cancelled.