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CoMA Concert – Midwinter Mix: 19 December, 8pm

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CoMA Concert – Midwinter Mix: 19 December, 8pm

Music by CoMA London members Joshua Kaye and Nick King plus CoMA Open Score favourites. CoMA (Contemporary Music for All) was founded in 1993 to enable musicians of all abilities to participate actively in contemporary music. It has a national network of instrumental and vocal ensembles and an expanding international programme. Our unique music collection of hundreds of works contains some of the most exciting and rewarding new music being created today and is an invaluable resource for professional, amateur and youth based ensembles. More information about CoMA...

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HAIKU SALUT CHRISTMAS LAMP SHOW – 15 & 16 December, 8pm

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HAIKU SALUT CHRISTMAS LAMP SHOW – 15 & 16 December, 8pm

Back at St John’s for the third (and fourth!)  time, Haiku Salut are a unique proposition, sweeping between all-manner of genres but never losing the soft focus of the inspired instrumentals that provide their back-bone. Rising from minimal, glitchy pop songs into moments of distinct and awe-inspiring grandiosity, the band match the intensity of their recorded sound with a mightily fetching, and suitably dramatic live show. If you’ve not seen the lamp show before, you’re in for a dazzling, exhilarating treat. The trio perform with a stageful of vintage lamps which are programmed to...

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Breabach, 27 October, 27 October, 7.30pm

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Breabach, 27 October, 27 October, 7.30pm

Walking away with the accolades ‘Folk Band of the Year’ and ‘Album of Year’ at the 2016 Scots Trad Music Awards was the perfect way to round off an exciting year for Scottish contemporary-folk group Breabach. Now 2017 saw them nominated ‘Best Group’ at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and they are back out on tour showcasing an increasingly mature sound and live performance, whilst simultaneously building their international recognition on the world and roots music scene as one of the UK’s most dynamic and exciting bands. Breabach unite the talent of Calum MacCrimmon...

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CoMA: Playing the Pulse, Tuesday October 24th, 8pm

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CoMA: Playing the Pulse, Tuesday October 24th, 8pm

A concert of minimalism including CoMA commissions and ground-breaking classics Andrew Poppy: Playing the Pulse Dominic Murcott: MT Modulation Nevada Summerley: Ebullition Terry Riley: In C Michael Nyman: In C Interlude Steve Reich: Clapping Music Gregory Rose will conduct the ensemble. Paul and Karen Burnell will perform Steve Reich’s Clapping Music. Tickets £10 (£7 concessions) on the door. CoMA (Contemporary Music for All) was founded in 1993 to enable musicians of all abilities to participate actively in contemporary music. It has a national network of instrumental and vocal...

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LAUNCH OF JUST FINANCE LONDON, Wednesday 20 September, 7-9pm

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LAUNCH OF JUST FINANCE LONDON,  Wednesday 20 September, 7-9pm

  The Diocese of London, together with the Church Urban Fund, have formed Capital Mass to respond to social issues in London. They held an event at St John’s in the Spring focussing on our response to refugees. Now they are launching their Just Finance strand of work here – to help local churches to engage faithfully and effectively with issues of money, debt and credit in their communities. The evening will provide opportunities for church leaders and volunteers to: Be inspired as to why this work matters as part of the Church’s mission; Hear stories of hope and encouragement...

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Muslims & Christians Together at St John’s Mass, 21 August 2016

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Muslims & Christians Together at St John’s Mass, 21 August 2016

A group of Muslim men and women have joined the congregation of St John on Bethnal Green for Sunday Eucharist as a gesture of solidarity with their Christian neighbours, echoing how Muslims came together with Christians in France following the brutal murder of Father Jacques Hamel. The event was organised by integration campaign group, Faith Matters, and the Rector of St John’s, the Reverend Prebendary Alan Green, to confirm the importance of life within both faiths and to come together in the spirit of solidarity, empathy and care for the dignity and lives of each other. It was also filmed...

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