Arts & Events

Masses: Wednesday 1 Nov, 7.30pm, Sunday 5 Nov 10am

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Arts and Events, Worship | 0 comments

Masses: Wednesday 1 Nov, 7.30pm, Sunday 5 Nov 10am

ALL SAINTS’ DAY commemorates all those who have lived out their commitment to be followers of Jesus, especially those who have struggled against hatred, fear, violence and held firm with love, generosity and sacrifice. Many are known and celebrated by name throughout the year, but All Saints’ Day is particularly an opportunity to celebrate those unknown, unrecognised saints who live quiet lives amongst us. We will be keeping the Feast twice this year: a Said Mass on 1 November and our Sung Sunday Mass on 5 November. Do join us! In...

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Breabach, 27 October, 27 October, 7.30pm

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | 0 comments

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...

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Anna & Elizabeth, Wednesday 1 November, 8pm

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | 0 comments

Anna & Elizabeth, Wednesday 1 November, 8pm

ELIZABETH LAPRELLE has pursued her interest in mountain ballads for over a decade. Since the release of her debut album at age 16, she’s been hailed as one of the most dedicated students of the traditional unaccompanied style of her generation. The student of master singer Ginny Hawker and National Heritage Fellow Sheila Kay Adams, Elizabeth was the first recipient of the Henry Reed Award from the Library of Congress at age 16, and won the 2012 Mike Seeger Award at Folk Alliance International. She has released three solo ballad albums, and...

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Bella Hardy, 26 October, 7.30pm

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Bella Hardy, 26 October, 7.30pm

Bella Hardy found her first home in folk music through a childhood love for ballad books. A self-taught “fiddle singer”, she began performing at Cambridge and Sidmouth festivals from the age of 13 and eventually took a BA in English Literature and a Masters degree in Music. Her debut album Night Visiting, released ten years ago, established her reputation as a songwriter when her first original composition Three Black Feathers earned a BBC Folk Award nomination. Bella has since become a regular on radio and television, notably singing solo...

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

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | 0 comments

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...

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Belfry Exhibition: AFTERTHOUGHTS, 5-15 October

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Arts and Events, Exhibitions | Comments Off on Belfry Exhibition: AFTERTHOUGHTS, 5-15 October

Belfry Exhibition: AFTERTHOUGHTS, 5-15 October

Opening Night: Thursday 5 October, 6-9pm Then Weekdays 3-7pm, Weekends 12-7pm “Afterthoughts” is a collaboration between glass artist Celina Szelejewska-Pigulla and photographer and video artist Hektor Werios. Small fused and polished glass pieces are the common theme of both artists’ interpretations. Through different media they allow the observer to experience their intricate details, interplay with light, beauty as pieces of jewelry or as elements in fine art photography. For several years now Celina has been experimenting with...

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FARA, Thursday 19 October, 7.30pm

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on FARA, Thursday 19 October, 7.30pm

FARA, Thursday 19 October, 7.30pm

Fara brings together four musicians at the forefront of today’s Scottish folk scene, Jennifer Austin, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie and Catriona Price’s three fiddles and a piano, to produce a fiery sound rooted strongly in their upbringing among the music of Orkney. Having been friends since early childhood, the girls grew up under the musical guidance of Douglas Montgomery (The Chair, Saltfishforty) with the three East Mainlanders of the band in fiddle group Hadhirgaan at Kirkwall Grammar School, and Kristan, a West Mainlander, in Jenny...

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(RE) CONSECREATION 13th and 14th October

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Arts and Events, Live Performance, Music | Comments Off on (RE) CONSECREATION 13th and 14th October

(RE) CONSECREATION  13th and 14th October

  A creative consecration in celebration of the anniversary of st john on bethnal green RITUALS OF RHYTHM, THE CHOIR OF THE SEER, BREATHING SPACE, LEILA DEAR, MARK WAGNER 13/10 : 7-10pm Mark Wagner ‘s work and life are dedicated to mysticism. he will open proceedings with an organ piece composed specially for the (RE) CONSECRATION. The choir of the seer will present a composition for many voices, created as part of THE SEER, a fully-immersive and multimedial live installation, created in collaboration with Supersonic Festival and Arts...

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Pale Blue Dot Collective: Rising, 28 September – 1 October

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Arts and Events, Exhibitions, Film, Live Performance | Comments Off on Pale Blue Dot Collective: Rising, 28 September – 1 October

Pale Blue Dot Collective: Rising, 28 September – 1 October

Helen Barff • Louise Beer • Ryan Gander • Helen Goodwin • Katie Goodwin • Ellie Harrison • Hayley Harrison • Ian Maslen • David Morgan-Davies • Catriona Leahy • Sujin Lim • Simon Read • Jessica Rinland • Ben Rivers This exhibition is dedicated to the late artist, Chris Wainwright. His work, research and humbleness are all things we can only aspire to. Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice. Will Durant Pale Blue Dot Collective presents Rising – a...

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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...

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