Posts by Sabine

Voices of the Winter Hearth, 5 November to 3 December

Posted by on Oct 17, 2015 in Arts and Events, Exhibitions | Comments Off on Voices of the Winter Hearth, 5 November to 3 December

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 constant struggle for survival, aware of their own...

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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 ‘Bells From the Deep’ (1993), the project...

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James Allsopp + BBAM, 10 September, 7.30pm

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on James Allsopp + BBAM, 10 September, 7.30pm

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 for his lightning wit and daring reconnaissance...

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St John’s Summer BBQ, Saturday 22 August, 6pm to late

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Arts and Events | Comments Off on St John’s Summer BBQ, Saturday 22 August, 6pm to late

St John’s Summer BBQ, Saturday 22 August, 6pm to late

  It’s that time of year again! St John’s are celebrating summer, friends and our fantastic community with a big free party. Join us for children’s (and grown up’s) games, burgers, beer, open mic, live music by ‘Wondermare’, ‘The Name’ and Fathers on the decks.   Free BBQ from 6pm to 9pm Live Music and Fathers on the decks from 8.30pm St John’s cash bar at cost prices will be open throughout the event. Thank you to Melanie King for the photograph of St John’s which is at the heart of the post image.

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Carnival Piano, Recital by Geoffrey Sweet, 22 May, 7.30pm

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Arts and Events | Comments Off on Carnival Piano, Recital by Geoffrey Sweet, 22 May, 7.30pm

Carnival Piano, Recital by Geoffrey Sweet, 22 May, 7.30pm

St John on Bethnal Green is looking forward to a special piano concert by Geoffrey Sweet who will be taking us on a journey from Classical, Brazilian, Jazz, Blues all the way to New Orleans Funk and Rock. Admission Free, Donations in support of St John’s welcome. St John’s cash bar will be open for refreshments.   Carnival Piano Programme Classical, Brazilian, jazz, blues, New Orleans funk and rock Introduction A Banda by Chico Buarque Li’l Angel by Geoffrey Sweet Vienna Waltz by Anton Diabelli Variation on Diabelli’s Waltz by Michael Umlauff Three Scottish Dances by Karl...

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