Arts & Events

Mersault – Saturday 1 July, 8pm

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | 0 comments

Mersault – Saturday 1 July, 8pm

Meursault is a creative offspring of Edinburgh’s champion of epic lo-fi Neil Pennycook, who describes it as ‘a solo project with a revolving cast of friends/musicians.’ Since their debut Song, By Toad release in 2009, they made appearances at major music festivals (SXSW, Glastonbury, T in the Park, End of the Road) and received critical praise from the likes of Pitchfork, Drowned in Sound, The Skinny and The Line of Best Fit. In 2013, Meursault’s third album, Something for the Weakened, was nominated for the Scottish...

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East End Film Festival – Edith: A Performance, Sunday 25 June, 8pm

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Arts and Events, Film | Comments Off on East End Film Festival – Edith: A Performance, Sunday 25 June, 8pm

East End Film Festival – Edith: A Performance, Sunday 25 June, 8pm

Andrew Kötting and author Iain Sinclair take another epic journey through England’s buried history in EDITH. Following on from Swandown and By Our Selves (both screened by EEFF) Kötting and Sinclair embarked on a 108 mile walk from Waltham Abbey to St Leonards-on-Sea in memory of Edith Swan Neck, the mistress of King Harold. . Reconnecting and consoling historic lovers after nearly 1,000 years, the experience has inspired a film (Edith Walks), bookwork and this special live film-music-performance event, incorporating spoken...

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East End Film Festival: Psyché Tropes: A Creak In Time, Saturday 24 June, 8pm

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Arts and Events, Film | Comments Off on East End Film Festival: Psyché Tropes: A Creak In Time, Saturday 24 June, 8pm

East End Film Festival: Psyché Tropes: A Creak In Time, Saturday 24 June, 8pm

An evening of mind bending cinematic visuals, analogue projection and sound, EEFF welcomes Psyché Tropes to St Johns on Bethnal Green for a trip to the frontiers of sonic and visual experience… Psyché Tropes is an audio-visual label laying the groundwork for a new type of live experience. Embedded in celluloid, synaesthetic intersections and abstract form, they champion cross-disciplinary artists. Inspired by Steven McInerney’s extraordinary, cosmological 16mm film A Creak In Time, Psyché Tropes and EEFF present an evening of...

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FOR SINCE A WOMAN, 23 June, 8pm

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FOR SINCE A WOMAN, 23 June, 8pm

Rambert’s Simone Damberg Würtz collaborates with curator/photographer Dolly Brown to create a new contemporary dance work, ‘For since a woman’. For Since a Woman proposes a novel way of experiencing dance, free from the traditional divide between performer and audience. There will be no stage; no assigned seating. As visitors move around the Grade-I listed church of St. John on Bethnal Green, they will pass through the work itself. Rambert’s Simone Damberg Würtz and Daniel Davidson will travel throughout the building, from the...

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RICHARD DAWSON, 22 June, 7.30pm

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RICHARD DAWSON, 22 June, 7.30pm

RICHARD DAWSON can never been accused by listeners of a lack of artistic ambition. Whether they got on at the last stop – the 4 track Tyneside-Trout-Mask-through a-Vic and Bob-filter of ‘Nothing Important’ – or earlier in the journey, with ‘The Glass Trunk’s visceral song cycle or ‘The Magic Bridge’s sombre revels. Devotees of his earlier recordings will be at once intrigued by and slightly fearful of the prospect of a record that could make those three landmark releases look like formative work....

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THE GREAT GET TOGETHER BBQ, 17 June from 5pm

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THE GREAT GET TOGETHER BBQ, 17 June from 5pm

  Jo Cox MP lived her life spreading her belief that we have more in common than divides us. In that spirit, her family and friends are inviting people across the country to mark the anniversary of her murder by organising or attending a celebration in their community on 17-18 June.   St John on Bethnal Green invites all our friends and neighbours to join us for The Great Get Together BBQ on Saturday 17 June from 5pm onwards. Enjoy free food, DJs and live music plus our fully licensed bar!  St John’s is joining with Near...

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HEIDI TALBOT, WEDNESDAY 24 MAY, 7.30pm

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on HEIDI TALBOT, WEDNESDAY 24 MAY, 7.30pm

HEIDI TALBOT, WEDNESDAY 24 MAY, 7.30pm

Over the past ten years Heidi has performed all over North and South America, the United Kingdom and Europe, Australia and New Zealand performing in the finest concert halls and international festivals. She is equally at home in front of a symphony orchestra, a performing arts center, a folk festival or even at the White House. Heidi has been nominated for folk singer of the year and best traditional song by BBC Radio 2, best live act by the Scottish traditional music awards and best female vocalist at The Irish Music Awards. She has shared...

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Stations of the Cross 2017

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Arts and Events, Worship | Comments Off on Stations of the Cross 2017

Stations of the Cross 2017

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 we have moved away from the traditional service, which is full of words, to standing and contemplating each one with a piece of music. This has become a mixture of recorded and live...

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Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on

Tuesday 18 April, 7.30pm Tickets £16.90 “The arrangements of the songs on Impermanence, Brooklyn singer Peter Silberman’s first solo album, are so minimal and sparse that they make his exquisite recordings with his group The Antlers seem positively rococo. On intimate tracks such as Maya and Karuna, Silberman’s croon is accompanied by nothing more than the occasional strum of a guitar. His multi-octave voice is as intense as Jeff Buckley’s or Anohni’s, but it’s vulnerable without being precious or cloying. The dusty ambience...

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HOLY WEEK & EASTER 2017

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Arts and Events, Worship | Comments Off on HOLY WEEK & EASTER 2017

HOLY WEEK & EASTER 2017

  You are very welcome to join us for any or all these services! We will be joined on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday by the Ven Elizabeth Adekunle, Archdeacon of Hackney,  as Chief Concelebrant and Preacher.           Palm Sunday 9 April, 10am Blessing of Palms at 10am in the church hall, followed by procession through Museum Gardens and Sung Mass in church Monday 10 April, 7.30pm Mass and Address Tuesday 11 April, 7.30pm Mass and Address Wednesday 12 April, 7.30pm Mass and Address Maundy Thursday 13 April,...

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