Arts & Events

Bitten by a Monkey present Sylvia Hallett, 11 September, 7.30pm

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Bitten by a Monkey present Sylvia Hallett, 11 September, 7.30pm

    Sylvia Hallett, one of this country’s finest violin and multi-instrumental improvisers, will be offering a solo performance at St John Bethnal Green as part of a series of performances presented by Bitten by a Monkey.   Sylvia is a noted composer, having studied with Max Deutsch (himself a student of Arnold Schoenberg). Over the last thirty years Sylvia has become an admired fixture of the European improvised music scene, performing with such luminaries as Maggie Nicols, Lol Coxhill and Evan Parker. A long-standing...

read more

St John’s Summer Party, 30 August from 6pm

Posted by on Aug 24, 2014 in Arts and Events, Live Performance, Music | Comments Off

St John’s Summer Party, 30 August from 6pm

           

read more

{Tales from the Autumn House} Exhibition, 4 September to 2 October

Posted by on Aug 2, 2014 in Arts and Events, Exhibitions | Comments Off

{Tales from the Autumn House} Exhibition, 4 September to 2 October

The Belfry welcomes a sensory exhibition of art, installation & photography by Renaud Haslan and Joanna Vale.           4th September to 2nd October 2014 Thursdays & Fridays 6pm – 9pm, Saturdays & Sundays 12pm – 5pm Opening Night: Thursday 4th September, between 6 and 9pm Part of the Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays Programme                                 Arrive early for complimentary drinks. This mixed media exhibition takes you on a sensory exploration through a world in a state...

read more

Alfonso Borragán Presents :: Ötzi, July 2014

Posted by on Jul 5, 2014 in Arts and Events, Live Performance | Comments Off

Alfonso Borragán Presents :: Ötzi, July 2014

    St John’s welcome TINATA (This Is Not A Take Away)       Ötzi, a new work by Alfonso Borragán, will be a banquet of transient signs. A ritualistic dinner, an event that will explore diverse interpretations of ingestion and cultural absorption. Named after the oldest known european mummy, who was found to have carbon tattoos on his body, Ötzi will deal with layers of history and digestion of signs. Inked drawings articulate historical markings and function as archives of remembrance. In Ötzi, the trace...

read more

Voices on the City’s Edge, 19 July 2014

Posted by on Jul 5, 2014 in Arts and Events, Live Performance, Music | Comments Off

Voices on the City’s Edge, 19 July 2014

Download (PDF, 710KB) Tickets for the Workshop Tickets for the Concert  

read more

Bitten by a Monkey and Alan Wilkinson, 10 July 2014, 8.00pm

Posted by on Jul 5, 2014 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off

Bitten by a Monkey and Alan Wilkinson, 10 July 2014, 8.00pm

ALAN WILKINSON (alto & baritone saxophones) will be presenting a solo performance in the unique acoustic of St John on Bethnal Green. Savage catharsis is guaranteed! This is one in an ongoing series of concerts curated by London improvising group Bitten by a Monkey who will also be performing.   Alan Wilkinson has firmly established himself as a sacred monster of the British and international improvised music scenes. He trained as an artist before embarking in the mid-1970s on a career in music, gravitating quickly to the world of...

read more

Romantic & 20th Century Cello, Sunday 8 June, 7pm

Posted by on Jun 8, 2014 in Arts and Events, Live Performance, Music | Comments Off

Romantic & 20th Century Cello, Sunday 8 June, 7pm

St John’s are pleased to welcome Zosia Jagodzinska and Leo Nicholson, who will be performing Hindemith’s Solo Sonata for Cello, OP.25, NO.3 and Rachmaninoff’s Sonata for Cello and Piano. Doors open 6.30pm, Concert 7.00pm Entry Free After graduating from the University of Oxford with a 1st class degree in Music, Zosia Jagodzinska specialized in solo cello and composition studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, studying with Ursula Smith and Stefan Popov. She will complete her Masters degree in solo...

read more

Bitten by a Monkey and John Edwards, Thursday 12 June, 7.30pm

Posted by on Jun 7, 2014 in Arts and Events, Live Performance, Music | Comments Off

Bitten by a Monkey and John Edwards, Thursday 12 June, 7.30pm

John Edwards, double-bassisst extraordinaire will be performing solo in the fine acoustic surroundings of St John Bethnal Green. This is the latest in a series of concerts curated by London improvising group Bitten by a Monkey, who will also be performing. John Edwards is known as the go-to guy for any musical outfit seeking a mighty and propulsive lower frequency. Over the last thirty years he has built a Europe-wide reputation for committed and powerful playing that has dramatically extended the limits of bass technique. John first reached a...

read more

Ordination of Maxwell Hutchinson

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014 in Arts and Events, Worship | Comments Off

Ordination of Maxwell Hutchinson

Maxwell Hutchinson will be ordained Deacon in St Paul’s Cathedral at 3pm, Saturday 28 June 2014   His first service at St John’s will be 10am, Sunday 29 June 2014   Do come to either or both to celebrate with him and us!   “The ministry of a deacon is to be a servant, both within the Church and in the wider community. A person who is accepted for ordination as a priest is first ordained as a deacon. Then, after a period of normally a year, he or she is ordained to the priesthood. This reminds us that humble...

read more

Ascension Day

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Ascension Day

  Mass for the Festival of the Ascension Thursday 29 May, 7pm “Throughout this time between the Lord’s resurrection and ascension … the Lord in his providence … taught one lesson: … that the Lord Jesus Christ, who was truly born, truly suffered and truly died, should be recognised as truly risen. The apostles and all the disciples had been filled with fear by his death on the cross, and their faith in the resurrection had been hesitant; but now they gained such great strength from seeing the truth, that when...

read more