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 2 pm on Wednesdays 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.

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!

December 2016 – December 2017

Dec
14
Wed
Harrow Borough Police Christmas Carol Service
Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

All are welcome to this carol service for the police and community of Harrow.

Dec
15
Thu
Concert: Christmas music with Adrienne Walters (Soprano) and Gergely Kaposi (organ/piano)
Dec 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Christmas music with Adrienne Walters (soprano) and Gergely Kaposi (organ/piano)
Purcell: Music for a while
Carol: Once in royal David’s city
Roger Quilter: Three songs: Fear no more the heat of the sun; Now sleeps the crimson petal; Love’s Philosophy
Carol: O little town of Bethlehem
Mozart: Sonata in C major, first movement (piano solo)
Offenbach: The Doll Aria (from Tales of Hoffmann)
Adolphe Adam: O Holy Night
William Byrd: Cradle Song
Max Reger: The Virgin’s Slumber Song
Michael Head: Two songs: The Little Road to Bethlehem; Slumber Song of the Madonna
Carol: The first Nowell
Chopin: Waltz in B minor (piano solo)
Brahms: Two songs: Ständchen; Von ewiger Liebe
Carol: O come, all ye faithful

Dec
18
Sun
Carols by Candlelight
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A traditional celebration with Bible readings and carols

Dec
24
Sat
Family Carol Service
Dec 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Midnight Eucharist
Dec 24 @ 11:30 pm – Dec 25 @ 12:30 am

Join us for the first Communion Service of Christmas in a candlelit church.

Dec
25
Sun
Christmas Day worship
Dec 25 all-day

As well as the Festival Eucharist at 11.30 pm on Christmas Eve, there are Eucharists at 8 am (said) and 10 am (sung) on Christmas Day. There’s no evening service on Christmas Day.

Dec
13
Wed
Harrow Borough Police and Community Christmas Carol Service
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

All are welcome to this carol service for the police and community of Harrow.

Dec
17
Sun
Carols by Candlelight
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A traditional celebration with Bible readings and carols

Dec
24
Sun
Family Carol Service
Dec 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Midnight Eucharist
Dec 24 @ 11:00 pm – Dec 24 @ 12:00 am

Join us for the first Communion Service of Christmas in a candlelit church. Please note the earlier start this year.