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Mothering Sunday – 31 March

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 in Arts and Events, Worship | 0 comments

Mothering Sunday – 31 March

Half way through Lent – time to celebrate Mothers and Mothering! Parish Eucharist, 10am with daffodils.

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Safeguarding at St John’s

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Safeguarding at St John’s

St John’s is committed to protect and care for everyone with whom it has contact as part of its ministry, and especially for children, young people and adults at risk. Here is our Parish Policy Statement: Download (PDF, 1.39MB) Link to the Diocese of London’s Safeguarding website which contains lots of helpful information and contacts.

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GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA – SOUNDING BETHNAL GREEN, 1 & 15 Feb, 1 & 15 March, 5 April – 6.45-9pm

Posted by on Feb 25, 2019 in Arts and Events, Live Performance, Music | Comments Off on GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA – SOUNDING BETHNAL GREEN, 1 & 15 Feb, 1 & 15 March, 5 April – 6.45-9pm

GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA – SOUNDING BETHNAL GREEN, 1 & 15 Feb, 1 & 15 March, 5 April – 6.45-9pm

The Grand Union Orchestra is the acknowledged pioneer and leading exponent of cross-cultural music-making in the UK. Once memorably described as ‘making cultural diversity an art-form’ – and more recently commended for its ‘practical idealism’! – it continues to blaze a trail unrivalled by any other organisation. Sounding Bethnal Green is a development of Trading Roots, re-imagined for a series of events on the first and third Friday of each month at St John’s, to bring to the attention of local residents the extraordinary variety of people and...

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WILLIAM BASINSKI & LAWRENCE ENGLISH: Friday 29 March, 7pm & 10pm

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on WILLIAM BASINSKI & LAWRENCE ENGLISH: Friday 29 March, 7pm & 10pm

WILLIAM BASINSKI & LAWRENCE ENGLISH: Friday 29 March, 7pm & 10pm

William Basinski is a United States avant-garde composer of ambient music via tape music and process music. Basinski is also a clarinetist, saxophonist, sound artist, and video artist. He is best known for his four volume album, The Disintegration Loops, constructed from rapidly decaying twenty year old tapes of his earlier music. Lawrence English is writer, musician and media artist based in Brisbane, Australia. Working across a broad range of art forms, English’s work is eclectic and characterises a long-term exploration of various themes – including audio/visual environments...

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DYLAN CARLSON – Tuesday 26 March, 7pm

Posted by on Feb 6, 2019 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on DYLAN CARLSON – Tuesday 26 March, 7pm

DYLAN CARLSON –  Tuesday 26 March, 7pm

plus Thomas Ragsdale. Tickets: £15 advance         18+ “I guess what ties this all together—all my musical projects and my life in general—is the idea of the quest, that search for new horizons and something unnamable and possibly unreachable,” Dylan Carlson says regarding the theme behind his solo album Conquistador. Carlson’s musical explorations can be traced back to his pioneering work with the minimalist ensemble Earth—from the groundbreaking drone metal of Earth 2 to the ominous instrumental twang of Hex; Or Printing in the Infernal Method. Untethered from the...

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