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Wednesday 10 February, 7pm

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Wednesday 10 February, 7pm

Service For the Beginning of Lent with Ashing and Communion.

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The Presentation of Christ – Candlemas

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The Presentation of Christ – Candlemas

Sunday 31 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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Music and War

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Music and War

Interview, from Radio 4’s PM programme on 31 December 2015, with Karim Wasfi, cello player in Baghdad, and Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, cello player in Auschwitz. Listen and be amazed!   http://www.stjohnonbethnalgreen.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/pm.mp3

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Carol Service 2015

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Carol Service 2015

LET THE JOY BEGIN! SUNDAY 20 DECEMBER 2015, 6pm TRADITIONAL SERVICE OF READINGS AND CAROLS (followed by carol singing in The Florist Pub) CHRISTMAS EVE – MIDNIGHT MASS, 11.30pm          CHRISTMAS DAY MASS, 10am               EVERYONE...

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Borough Chamber Choir, Winter Concert, 9 December, 6.30pm

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Borough Chamber Choir, Winter Concert, 9 December, 6.30pm

    We are pleased to welcome back the Borough Chamber Choir to St John’s for a seasonal concert of coral music and carols     The Choir’s programme includes the following works: Britten – Hymn to the Virgin Lauridsen – O Magnum Mysterium Finzi – In Terra Pax Merrick – O Magnum Mysterium Cornelius – The Three Kings We will be joining them in singing Traditional Carols during the concert Our weekly Advent mass follows the concert, for those who would like to attend Admission free...

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Jo Quail & Friends, 4 December, 7pm

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Jo Quail & Friends, 4 December, 7pm

    We are delighted to announce that JO QUAIL will be doing a very special cello performance to mark the last day of Voices of the Winter Hearth exhibition.     As an extension to the exhibition, Jo Quail will play on Friday 4th December. On stage at 7pm for a 35 minute performance, she will be joined by guest singers Robyn Sellman & Laura Lee Tanner, and cellist Anna Scott. This unique performance will feature new work, including improvised song based on the exhibition’s winter folklore theme. Tickets are £5,...

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ALL SOULS REQUIEM

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in Uncategorized, Worship | Comments Off on ALL SOULS REQUIEM

ALL SOULS REQUIEM

ALL SOULS REQUIEM   COMMEMORATION OF THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED   Monday 2 November, 7pm   The annual service to give thanks to God for those who have died. Names to be included in the service can be added to the list found at the back of the Church. The service will last about 45 minutes and will be followed by refreshments. All...

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Voices of the Winter Hearth, 5 November to 3 December

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Voices of the Winter Hearth, 5 November to 3 December

  St John’s is pleased to welcome back Joanna Vale and Renaud C. Haslan with their second exhibition in the Belfry. This mixed media exhibition explores the theme of winter in a time of folklore and superstition. Situated in the candlelit and richly atmospheric setting of the belfry, it conjures the bleak yet beautiful landscape of winter, interspersed with images of myth and folk tales. A re-imagining of this cold season through the minds of our ancestors, trying to make sense of their world gripped by the harshness of winter. The...

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‘Bell Culture’ by Ilia Rogatchevski, Opening 3 September, 7pm

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in Arts and Events, Exhibitions, Live Performance | Comments Off on ‘Bell Culture’ by Ilia Rogatchevski, Opening 3 September, 7pm

‘Bell Culture’ by Ilia Rogatchevski, Opening 3 September, 7pm

From Tuesday 1 September until Thursday 1 October, London-based sound artist, Ilia Rogatchevski, will be conducting a month-long residency at St John on Bethnal Green.   To launch the project, Ilia will be giving an artist talk and tour of the church on Thursday 3 September as part of the Whitechapel Gallery First Thursday programme.     Doors/Cash Bar – 7pm Artist Talk – 8pm Inspired by Werner Herzog’s archeological investigations, as evident in films such as ‘Cave of Forgotten Dreams’ (2010) and...

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James Allsopp + BBAM, 10 September, 7.30pm

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James Allsopp + BBAM, 10 September, 7.30pm

St John’s looks forward to the 17th improvised jazz evening hosted by Bitten By A Monkey! Bitten By A Monkey’s guest soloist will be deranged genius saxophonist James Allsopp.       It’s only ten years since James first sprang to public attention as a founder member of the genre-busting jazz group Fraud, which went on to scoop numerous awards. Since that time, James has gone on to work with the likes of Kit Downes and Andrew Plummer, as well as leading his current ensemble Golden Age of Steam. James is known...

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