Arts and Events

ST JOHN’S CAROL SERVICE, with LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR. Sunday 8 December, 5pm

Posted by on Dec 4, 2019 in Arts and Events, Live Performance, Worship | 0 comments

ST JOHN’S CAROL SERVICE, with LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR. Sunday 8 December, 5pm

Come and join us to sing Carols, listen to Lumen Choir, and hear the Christmas story. All welcome!

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Belfry Exhibition: NOT my Planet – The Art House Project

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019 in Arts and Events, Exhibitions | Comments Off on Belfry Exhibition: NOT my Planet – The Art House Project

Belfry Exhibition: NOT my Planet – The Art House Project

Opening Night: 5 September, 6-9pm Then Thursday – Sunday, 7-9pm until 22 September Is it true that life on our planet can extinguish one day? Does the human race have a direct effect on our planet’s life extinction? According to scientists, the biological and geological future of Earth can be extrapolated based upon the estimated effects of several long-term influences. These include the rate of cooling of the planet’s interior, the gravitational interactions with other objects in the Solar System and a steady increase in...

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ST JOHN’S SUMMER GALA WITH THE GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA , Saturday 20 July, 4.30 – 7.30pm

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019 in Arts and Events, Live Performance, Music | Comments Off on ST JOHN’S SUMMER GALA WITH THE GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA , Saturday 20 July, 4.30 – 7.30pm

ST JOHN’S SUMMER GALA WITH THE GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA , Saturday 20 July, 4.30 – 7.30pm

Following the series of explorations into the musical diversity found in this area we are combining with the Grand Union Orchestra for our Summer Special: music, workshops, food and drink in and outside St John on Bethnal Green. Come along and join in! Here’s what the Grand Union Orchestra did here earlier this year: 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’!...

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OUT OF DARKNESS // GROUP SHOW

Posted by on Jul 1, 2019 in Arts and Events, Exhibitions | Comments Off on OUT OF DARKNESS // GROUP SHOW

OUT OF DARKNESS // GROUP SHOW

Thursday 4th – Sunday 14th July 2019 Private View: Thursday 4 July, 6-9pm 5-7 July, 11-14 July 12 – 6pm Exhibition in Lumen Gallery, The Belfry, St John’s North Gallery Darkness comes in many forms; we see the space between the stars as darkness at night, we feel darkness when there is fear, we acknowledge darkness when knowledge is scarce, we illuminate darkness to tell our stories, we use its colour to intensify emotions and yet we know it is the absence of light.  ‘Out of Darkness’ is a group exhibition of recent work by former MA Drawing...

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Stations of the Cross 2019

Posted by on Apr 29, 2019 in Arts and Events, Stations of the Cross, Worship | Comments Off on Stations of the Cross 2019

Stations of the Cross 2019

On Good Friday each year we walk with Jesus the Way of the Cross through a service in which we gather in front of each of the fourteen painting, hung around the church, to meditate on the unfolding events of Jesus’ trial and execution. These paintings – The Stations of The Cross, by Chris Gollon – have such depth and emotion about them that the service has evolved to allow us to concentrate properly on each of them as we move around the church. For the seventh year we have presented a piece of music at each Station – a mixture of recorded and live pieces, involving...

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TALISK – 30 April, 8pm

Posted by on Apr 9, 2019 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on TALISK – 30 April, 8pm

TALISK – 30 April, 8pm

S In their five years, Scottish firebrands Talisk have stacked up several major awards for their explosively energetic yet artfully woven sound, including 2017’s Folk Band of the Year at the BBC Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, and a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award. “setting scary standards” – Simon Mayo, BBC Radio 2 Mohsen Amini – the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards’ Musician of the Year 2018, Hayley Keenan and Graeme Armstrong seamlessly meld concertina, fiddle and guitar to produce a multi-layered, enthralling signature that has effortlessly captivated audiences...

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