Arts & Events

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle – 23 February, 7.30pm

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Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle – 23 February, 7.30pm

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle three members of the BBC acclaimed Transatlantic Sessions will play at St John at Bethnal Green Church as part of a unique European tour. With both Mike McGoldrick and John McCusker also having toured for the past year with Mark Knopfler, this is a rare chance to see three of the world’s finest musicians share a stage together. Master of flutes, whistles and Uillean pipes Mike is a founding member of Flook , and Lunasa and is a current member of Capercaillie. Regarded as one of the greatest...

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KTL – Friday 17 February 8pm

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KTL – Friday 17 February 8pm

KTL is a duo made up of Stephen O’Malley (Sunn O))), Khanate) and Editions Mego head Peter Rehberg (PITA). KTL formed from the duo composing sound and music for performance artist Gisèle Vienne and author Dennis Cooper’s theatre production Kindertotenlieder. According to its creators KTL is “Threatening new collaboration taking in parallel worlds of Extreme Computer Music and Black Metal”. Tickets £19.50 here

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The Presentation of Christ – Candlemas

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The Presentation of Christ – Candlemas

Sunday 29 January, 10am. The final act of the Christmas Season. Jesus is presented in the Temple forty days after his birth and we mark it at the end of our Sunday Mass with a candle-lit procession to the Crib, which is then dismantled and put away and we begin our preparations for Lent.

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The Dundee Devotional, Thursday 19 January, from 9pm

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The Dundee Devotional, Thursday 19 January, from 9pm

Fr Alan and Fr Brian return to their monthly DJ residency at The Dundee Arms. Everything you need to know

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Christmas at St John on Bethnal Green

Posted by on Dec 4, 2016 in Arts and Events, Worship | Comments Off on Christmas at St John on Bethnal Green

Christmas at St John on Bethnal Green

LET THE JOY BEGIN! CAROL SERVICE TRADITIONAL SERVICE OF READINGS AND CAROLS SUNDAY 18 DECEMBER 2016, 6pm (followed by carol singing in The Florist Pub) CHRISTMAS EVE – MIDNIGHT MASS, 11.30pm          CHRISTMAS DAY MASS, 10am               EVERYONE...

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HEALING LIGHT: MUSIC FOR ADVENT LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR SATURDAY 10 DECEMBER, 7pm

Posted by on Nov 18, 2016 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on HEALING LIGHT: MUSIC FOR ADVENT LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR SATURDAY 10 DECEMBER, 7pm

HEALING LIGHT: MUSIC FOR ADVENT  LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR  SATURDAY 10 DECEMBER, 7pm

Featuring music by John Tavener, Alexander L’Estrange, Ola Gjeilo, Karl Jenkins, Eric Whitacre and Richard Rodney Bennett, this will be a free concert at St John on Bethnal Green featuring the very best of unaccompanied choral music to celebrate Advent and the journey from darkness into light. Lumen is a small London based amateur chamber choir, built by those with an absolute passion for choral music and focused on delivering stunning modern and ancient choral polyphony. They rehearse weekly at St John on Bethnal Green. More...

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Posted by on Nov 18, 2016 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on

TOWER HAMLETS WORLD AIDS DAY CONCERT Thursday 1 December, 7 – 9.30pm. A free musical event with The Pink Singers, George Green’s School Choir, and invited guests Supported by Positive East and elop. Further information: 020 8509 3898, info@elop.org

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Kathryn Joseph – Wednesday 30 November, 8pm

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on Kathryn Joseph – Wednesday 30 November, 8pm

Kathryn Joseph – Wednesday 30 November, 8pm

Prodigiously talented and criminally underrated; Kathryn is one of Scotland’s best-kept secrets. Her voice possesses the other-worldly quality comparable to Joanna Newsom and Björk; but she is by no means of an ilk. Better compared with Anthony Heggarty; she is an artist in every way; unique and soulful, and at the core a beautiful unnerving truth. This will be the first headline show in London for Kathryn Joseph since she played in 2015, in support of her debut LP ‘Bones You Have Thrown Me and Blood I’ve Spilled’,...

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2 EVENINGS WITH KRISTIN HERSH 23 & 24 November, 7.30pm

Posted by on Nov 8, 2016 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on 2 EVENINGS WITH KRISTIN HERSH 23 & 24 November, 7.30pm

2 EVENINGS WITH KRISTIN HERSH 23 & 24 November, 7.30pm

The immensely talented Kristin Hersh returns again to the UK for a rare solo tour in support of her critically-acclaimed new double CD and book, “Wyatt At The Coyote Palace” (Omnibus Press) due out October 4th. “An Evening with Kristin Hersh” includes readings and songs from her works spanning her entire career. Tickets here

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GREY REVEREND 15 November, 7pm

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GREY REVEREND 15 November, 7pm

Folk singer-songwriter LD Brown, otherwise known as Grey Reverend, is set to play his first UK show in over three years at the beautiful St John on Bethnal Green. Grey Reverend, who has appeared on records by Bonobo and Fink, has toured and performed with the Cinematic Orchestra for a number of years. With two albums to date, he’ll be performing music from his back catalogue as well as debuting new material from his upcoming release. An artist who is impossible to tie down, he continues to create evocative music while exploring his Jazz...

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