Events & Concerts

For details of our worship, including on-line services, please see our Worship Services page. We resumed our series of regular concerts on Thursday 9 September at 12.30 pm and fortnightly thereafter. There aren’t any other events taking place in the church at the moment, except that the Church is open from 12 noon to 3 pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays for our Welcome Centre (run jointly with Our Lady and St Thomas RC Church) and on Fridays from 12 noon to 2 pm for private 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!

September 2021 – January 2022

Concert: Jelena Makarova (piano)
Thu 23 September 2021 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Concert: Jelena Makarova (piano)
Lunch time music with Jelena Makarova (piano). Beethoven: Sonata No. 15 in D major, Op. 28 (“Pastoral”) Chopin: Polonaise in C sharp minor, Op. 26, [...]
Lunch time music with John MacDomnic (trumpet) and Adrian Boynton (piano/organ) Albinoni: Sonata in C for Trumpet and Strings Francis Thomé: Fantaisie for Trumpet and [...]
Concert: Niel du Preez (piano)
Thu 21 October 2021 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Lunch time music with Niel du Preez (piano). Busoni: Ich ruf’ zu dir, Herr Beethoven: Sonata No. 17, Op. 31 No. 2 in D minor [...]
Concert: Odinn Baldvinsson (flute) and Mayumi Iida (piano)
Thu 4 November 2021 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Lunch time music with Odinn Baldvinsson (flute) and Mayumi Iida (piano) Philippe Gaubert: Sonata No. 1 in A major for flute and piano Paulo Taballione: [...]
Concert: The Nonesuch Orchestra
Thu 18 November 2021 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Lunch time music with the Nonesuch Orchestra Handel: Concerto Grosso Op.6 No. 6 Beethoven: Adagio from String Quartet Op.132, arranged for string orchestra Grażyna Bacewicz: [...]
Concert: Haruko Seki (piano)
Thu 2 December 2021 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Lunch time music with Haruko Seki (piano). Saint-Saëns: Berceuse; Valse Nonchalante, Op. 110; Le Rouet d’Omphale, Op. 31 (Omphale’s Spinning Wheel) Chopin: Nocturne in C [...]
Concert: Christmas Music with Adrienne Walters (soprano)
Thu 16 December 2021 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Christmas Music with Adrienne Walters (soprano), including carols for the audience to sing
Harrow Philharmonic Choir: Family Carol Concert
Sat 18 December 2021 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Harrow Philharmonic Choir: Family Carol Concert
All welcome at Harrow Philharmonic Choir‘s Family Carol Concert. Adults £5 (on door); children free. Conductor: John Wyatt. Also featuring brass ensemble and handbell ringers. [...]
Midnight Eucharist of Christmas
Fri 24 December 2021 @ 11:30 pm – Sat 25 December 2021 @ 12:30 am
The birth of Jesus was announced to nearby shepherds by angels in the middle of the night. Join us for our First Eucharist of Christmas. [...]
Christmas morning Communion
Sat 25 December 2021 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Our sung Eucharist on Christmas morning.
Concert: Valentin Schiedermair (piano)
Thu 27 January 2022 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Lunch time music with Valentin Schiedermair ‘Mozart’s 265th Birthday concert’ Mozart: Sonata in C major K. 330 Beethoven: Sonata in E major Op. 14 No. [...]