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!

October 2017 – May 2019

Harrow Deanery Choirs Festival @ St Andrew's Roxbourne
Sat 14 October 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Join the choirs of Harrow Deanery (including ours) for a service on the theme of Creation. All welcome.
Harrow Borough Police and Community Christmas Carol Service
Wed 13 December 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
All are welcome to this carol service for the police and community of Harrow.
Carols by Candlelight
Sun 17 December 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A traditional celebration with Bible readings and carols
Mothers’ Union Carols and Tea
Mon 18 December 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us in Church for a service of carols, followed by tea in the Victoria Hall. (Please note that this is on a Monday this [...]
Family Carol Service
Sun 24 December 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Midnight Eucharist
Sun 24 December 2017 @ 11:00 pm – Mon 25 December 2017 @ 12:00 am
Join us for the first Communion Service of Christmas in a candlelit church. Please note the earlier start this year.
Christmas Day worship
Mon 25 December 2017 all-day
As well as the Festival Eucharist at 11 pm on Christmas Eve, there are Eucharists at 8 am (said) and 10 am (sung) on Christmas [...]
Ash Wednesday morning Eucharist
Wed 14 February 2018 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Maundy Thursday Communion
Thu 29 March 2018 @ 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 30 March 2018 @ 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 30 March 2018 @ 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 30 March 2018 @ 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, 30 March, at 7 pm. Leaving [...]
Easter Vigil
Sat 31 March 2018 @ 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 [...]
Harrow Borough Police and Community Christmas Carol Service
Wed 12 December 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
All are welcome to this carol service for the police and community of Harrow.
Carols by Candlelight
Sun 16 December 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A traditional celebration with Bible readings and carols
Mothers’ Union Carols and Tea
Wed 19 December 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us in Church for a service of carols, followed by tea.
Family Carol Service
Mon 24 December 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Midnight Eucharist
Mon 24 December 2018 @ 11:00 pm – Tue 25 December 2018 @ 12:00 am
Join us for the first Communion Service of Christmas in a candlelit church. Please note the 11 pm start (same as last year).
Midnight Eucharist
Mon 24 December 2018 @ 11:30 pm – Tue 25 December 2018 @ 12:30 am
Join us for the first Communion Service of Christmas in a candlelit church. Please note the 11.30 pm start (later than last year).
Christmas Day worship
Tue 25 December 2018 all-day
As well as the Festival Eucharist at 11 pm on Christmas Eve, there are Eucharists at 8 am (said) and 10 am (sung) on Christmas [...]
World Day of Prayer 2019 @ Church of Our Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury
Fri 1 March 2019 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
This annual service has been written by the women of Slovenia on the theme “Come: everything is ready”. All welcome.
Ash Wednesday morning Eucharist
Wed 6 March 2019 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
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.