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Christmas at St John on Bethnal Green

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Arts and Events, Worship | 0 comments

Christmas at St John on Bethnal Green

LET THE JOY BEGIN! CAROL SERVICE TRADITIONAL SERVICE OF READINGS AND CAROLS SUNDAY 17 DECEMBER 2017, 6pm (followed by carol singing in The Florist Pub) CHRISTMAS EVE – MIDNIGHT MASS, 11.30pm          CHRISTMAS DAY MASS, 10am               EVERYONE...

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CoMA Concert – Midwinter Mix: 19 December, 8pm

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on CoMA Concert – Midwinter Mix: 19 December, 8pm

CoMA Concert – Midwinter Mix: 19 December, 8pm

CoMA London Ensemble will be playing Open Score favourites plus seasonal variations The programme is: Midwinter Mix CoMA London Ensemble Gregory Rose (conductor) Hadal Zone: Kirsty Devaney Now and Ever: Mojiao Wang Maquette: Piers Hellawell Haiku VI: Zhoumin Chan A Fatal Optimist: Donnacha Dennehy Memory Spaces*: Joshua Kaye Manger Variations: Nick King * world premiere 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...

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

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on HAIKU SALUT CHRISTMAS LAMP SHOW – 15 & 16 December, 8pm

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...

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A WINTER UNION – 14 December, 7.30pm

Posted by on Oct 27, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on A WINTER UNION – 14 December, 7.30pm

A WINTER UNION – 14 December, 7.30pm

Jade Rhiannon – Vocals, Shruti Box Katriona Gilmore – Vocals, Mandolin, Fiddle Jamie Roberts – Vocals, Guitar Hannah Sanders – Vocals, Guitar, Dulcimer Ben Savage – Vocals, Dobro, Guitar Five leading lights of the British roots scene join forces to create a festive folk band like no other. Expect soaring harmonies and exquisite musicianship as the 5-piece blast through a repertoire of brand new, specially written songs, fresh arrangements of traditional carols both well-loved and little-known, and seasonal classics from both sides of...

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COLLEEN + SLOWS: 9 December, 8pm

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on COLLEEN + SLOWS: 9 December, 8pm

COLLEEN + SLOWS: 9 December, 8pm

French multi-instrumentalist Colleen (Cécile Schott) is fearless in her willingness to explore new sounds and new ways of creating music as a solo performer. On her new album A flame my love, a frequency, out October 20th, she introduces the most drastic change to her music since she began singing on her fourth album, setting aside the viola da gamba she is known for in exchange for all electronic instrumentation – Moog pedals and Critter and Guitari synthesizers. The music of A flame… is the closest Colleen has come to a concept...

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WORLD AIDS DAY CONCERT: Friday 1 December, 7pm

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on WORLD AIDS DAY CONCERT: Friday 1 December, 7pm

WORLD AIDS DAY CONCERT: Friday 1 December, 7pm

A Fantastic Free Event! Open To All. Join us for a great evening of entertainment with a fabulous line-up: London Gay Men’s Chorus The Broken Swing Band Women Sing East The Voice Energy Project Rex Melville Line up subject to change Raffle & Door Donation Welcome – All funds raised supporting ELOP & Positive East For Information call or email 020 8509 3898 ~ info@elop.org

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Gigspanner – 23 November, 7.30pm

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on Gigspanner – 23 November, 7.30pm

Gigspanner – 23 November, 7.30pm

Tickets £15.40 here “Peter Knight’s Gigspanner were amazing. I can only think of a handful of folk musicians world-wide that have the kind of relationship with their instrument that Peter Knight has: Martin Hayes, Enda Scahill, Mike McGoldrick, John McCusker, Martin Simpson. Many people as they trickled out into the night said that this was one of the best gigs they’d ever been to. I’d agree with that. If you get a quarter of a chance to see them, go – there were people there last night who had travelled many miles to be there. It...

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Armando Aid, 18 November, 5.30-10pm

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Armando Aid, 18 November, 5.30-10pm

ArmandoAid will be holding a Christmas Fundraiser on 18th November 2017 for our Refugee School in Oinofyta, Greece, and our new educational programmes in Europe & Middle East A special evening with a Christmas Bazaar, live music & comedy, an auction with art & photography from contemporary artists, and raffle The donations will provide new learning facilities, school materials, repairs, daily fruit for every student, and open new educational programmes in other displaced communities 100% of proceeds invested in our school...

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MOUNT EERIE, 13 & 14 November, 7.30pm

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on MOUNT EERIE, 13 & 14 November, 7.30pm

MOUNT EERIE, 13 & 14 November, 7.30pm

| £15 | Tickets here   MOUNT EERIE is the current project of Phil Elverum. In high school in Anacortes Washington in 1996 Elverum started calling his tapes of self-recorded noise and songs “The Microphones”.  Since then he’s produced two decades worth of records that span a wide spectrum from studio heavy atmospheric landscaping to simple raw songs. The Microphones project was nourished by and located within the community of artists around K Records in Olympia in the late 90s/early 2000s, and Phil Elverum’s musical ideas...

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MEGSON – Friday 10 November, 7.30pm

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on MEGSON – Friday 10 November, 7.30pm

MEGSON – Friday 10 November, 7.30pm

Four times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and double winners of the Spiral Earth Awards Megson draw heavily on their Teesside heritage to create a truly unique brand of folk music. The husband & wife duo bring an infectious mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitars. Comprising Debs Hanna (Vocals, Whistle, Piano Accordion) and Stu Hanna (Guitar, Mandola, Banjo) Megson have gained fame on the British folk scene, not only for their arresting & intelligent songwriting, but for their exquisite...

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