Arts & Events

MUSIC FOR CUBA – Benefit Concert: Saturday 9 March, 6pm

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MUSIC FOR CUBA – Benefit Concert: Saturday 9 March, 6pm

This is a benefit concert to raise money for a project to buy musical instruments and spare parts for the Conservatorio Guillermo Tomás music school in Havana. The donation will be taken to Cuba in April by a solidarity brigade organised by the campaign Rock around the Blockade. This project follows up on a previous fundraising campaign to send a piano to Cuba initiated by Cuban pianist Eralys Fernandez. Eralys Fernandez – piano Solo piano pieces by E. Lecuona, G. Gershwin, C. Debussy Sonata for Piano and Cello No. 2 in G minor Op. 5 by L....

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Wednesday 6 March, 7pm

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Wednesday 6 March, 7pm

Service For the Beginning of Lent with Ashing and Communion. 7pm Sung Mass

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LAURA GIBSON: Tuesday 5 March, 7.30pm

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LAURA GIBSON: Tuesday 5 March, 7.30pm

Laura Gibson is an internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter, born and raised in the small Oregon logging town of Coquille. Her last album, Empire Builder, was praised by Pitchfork as “a cathartic tale of loss and redemption”, and was called “a triumph” by Uncut Magazine. Both literary and raw, with a love of traditional folk music and a bent toward experimentation, she has toured four continents, and had the distinct honor of performing the very first NPR Tiny Desk Concert. She recently completed an MFA in...

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HEXVESSEL – Friday 22 February, 7pm

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HEXVESSEL – Friday 22 February, 7pm

Hexvessel is the sound of nature; the sound of Prog fusing with Folk in a unique and mesmerizing dance through the primeval European forests. On February 15th 2019 their new album “All Tree” is released through Century Media and Prophecy (US), and this will be celebrated with concerts through Europe. The album is already creating a buzz among those who have heard it, so be sure to come out and witness Hexvessel’s live music ritual on stage. Tickets: £15 advance Hexvessel...

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NEW HORIZONS – Art & Science, 31 Jan – 3 Feb 2019

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NEW HORIZONS – Art & Science, 31 Jan – 3 Feb 2019

Exhibition Open: 6.30pm – 9pm, 31st January 2019Exhibition Continues: 01-03 February 2019Opening hours: Friday – Saturday 12-6 Sunday 12-4 ArtCan’s pop up exhibition in partnership with Lumen London and St John on Bethnal Green celebrating the connection between art and science. Lumen London is an arts collective specializing in exhibitions and events centred around astronomy, physics, broader aspects of science and ecology.“New Horizons” explores the exciting intersection between art and science and how these...

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The Presentation of Christ – Candlemas

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The Presentation of Christ – Candlemas

Sunday 3 February, 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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Christmas at St John on Bethnal Green

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Christmas at St John on Bethnal Green

FR ALAN and REVD CHRISTINE WISH YOU A VERY BLESSED AND JOYFUL CHRISTMAS         You are very welcome to join us at our Christmas services: Monday 24 December                    CHRISTMAS EVE – MIDNIGHT MASS, 11.30pm Tuesday 25 December                   CHRISTMAS DAY MASS, 10am Sunday 30 December                    SUNDAY IN CHRISTMAS WEEK, 10am Sunday 6 January                           THE FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY, 10am     Our usual pattern of weekday services resumes on Monday...

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O’HOOLEY & TIDOW: WINTERFOLK – Saturday 15 December, 7.30pm

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O’HOOLEY & TIDOW: WINTERFOLK – Saturday 15 December, 7.30pm

Join ‘one of British Folk’s mightiest combinations’ (MOJO), O’Hooley & Tidow, for an evening of beautifully performed original, contemporary, and traditional winter songs from their latest album ‘WinterFolk Vol 1’, produced with BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Ben Walker. Nominated this year for the fourth time in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, and described by the Guardian as ‘exceptional songwriters’, Belinda and Heidi’s powerful, deeply moving, and soulful performances are infused with an honesty and...

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LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR: A FESTIVAL OF CHRISTMAS, Wednesday 12 December, 7pm

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LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR: A FESTIVAL OF CHRISTMAS, Wednesday 12 December, 7pm

Lumen choir are going festive this holiday season with a celebration of choral music, featuring Christmas classics and festive favourites. But we also have a little something extra! We’ll be joined by members of the Tower Theatre Company who will be accompanying us with some of your favourite readings, poems and tales for the Christmas season… and there will even be a chance to join in with a Christmas carol or two! Music to include; In The Bleak Midwinter, Ding Dong Merrily On High, Bethlehem Down, Gaudete and much more! Miss it, and...

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Spitalfields Music Festival – RICHARD REED PARRY, Sat 8 December, 7pm

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Spitalfields Music Festival – RICHARD REED PARRY, Sat 8 December, 7pm

Spitalfields Music and the Barbican are proud to bring Richard Reed Parry (of Arcade Fire)’s folk project to the UK for the first time, following his Autumn 2018 debut album launch. Quiet River of Dust Vol. 1 was inspired by Richard Reed Parry’s tour of Japan and incorporates Buddhist myths, death poems and British folk songs. “It’s a lush and verdant composition filled with buzzing cicadas, plucky guitar, and his airy voice flowing like a breeze through the treetops.” – The Fader on Song of Wood from Quiet River of Dust Vol....

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