Arts & Events

TROPIC OF CANCER, Tuesday 28 February, 8pm

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TROPIC OF CANCER, Tuesday 28 February, 8pm

“Tropic of Cancer deal with a romanticism that’s curdled into a profound and unending depression, with no manic upswings in sight to relieve the darkness. It’s all the better for being so uncompromisingly bleak. Sometimes you just need to indulge your darkest, most pessimistic tendencies and Tropic of Cancer’s music offers a perfect outlet for doing so.” Quietus Review Support: Thomas Ragsdale Tickets £12...

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Hearts & Minds Tuesday 9th March, 7pm

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Hearts & Minds Tuesday 9th March, 7pm

A night of acoustic goodness in aid of Alzheimer’s research UK. Anoushka Lucas, Russell John Swallow, Anna Byrne Tickets £5 here and on door

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Wednesday 1 March 2017, 7.30am & 7pm

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

Wednesday 1 March 2017, 7.30am & 7pm

Service For the Beginning of Lent with Ashing and Communion. 7.30am Said Mass (finish by 8pm) 7pm Sung Mass

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Shake the Chains – Songs of Resistance and Protest: 27 February, 7.30pm

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

Shake the Chains – Songs of Resistance and Protest: 27 February, 7.30pm

A new touring commission from celebrated UK contemporary folk singer/songwriters exploring the history of the role song has played in social change. From the industrial revolution, universal suffrage and the slave trade, through to CND, Rock against Racism and the Miners’ strike, song is a common and integral factor in all the movements that have sought to instigate change. Featuring Nancy Kerr, Hannah Martin, Greg Russell, Findlay Napier, Tim Yates and special appearance of Peggy Seeger Tickets: £16...

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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 16 February, from 9pm

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The Dundee Devotional, Thursday 16 February, from 9pm

Fr Alan and Fr Brian continue their monthly DJ residency at The Dundee Arms.  

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Christmas at St John on Bethnal Green

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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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