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!

Concert: Odinn Baldvinsson (flute) and Patricia Romero (piano)
Feb 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Shrove Tuesday pancakes and coffee
Feb 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Join us in Church on Shrove Tuesday (Pancake day). The tradition of pancakes arose out of the need to use up food which would not be allowed during Lent, which starts the next day.

Home Group @ Vicarage
Feb 9 @ 8:00 pm
Ash Wednesday morning Eucharist
Feb 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Ash Wednesday evening Sung Eucharist
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Adventure Praise
Feb 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Children of all ages and their families are invited to our new time of worship, with a mixture of modern song, dance, creative prayer, stories and games. Followed by refreshments. See also our Facebook page.

Ecumenical Lent Groups (Monday evenings) @ North Harrow
Feb 15 @ 8:00 pm

Our weekly ecumenical group during Lent will be considering the Psalms, as follows:
15 February Psalm 100
22 February Psalm 130
29 February Psalm 13
7 March Psalm 23
14 March Psalm 127
Further details from Peter Polkinghorne (

Home Group @ Vicarage
Feb 16 @ 8:00 pm
Concert: Samantha Ward (piano)
Feb 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Samantha Ward (piano)
D. Scarlatti: Sonatas K208 in A major and K213 in D minor
Schubert: Impromptus in G flat major D899 and in A flat major D935
Brahms: Sonata No 3 in F minor

Ecumenical Lent Groups (Thursday evenings) @ Harrow Baptist Church
Feb 18 @ 8:00 pm

Our weekly ecumenical group during Lent will be considering the Psalms, as follows:
18 February Psalm 100
25 February Psalm 130
3 March Psalm 13
10 March Psalm 23
17 March Psalm 127