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Daylight Music – Saturday 4 June, Midday

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Daylight Music – Saturday 4 June, Midday

Minihi, Rattle + Fatima Lahham4 June 2022 at St John on Bethnal Green, midday to 2pm | advance tickets Space In This Place: we find ourselves in a gathering of musicians and the instruments they surround themselves with, of all sizes and shapes. Through the movements of mallets and of breath, they chime, they chirp or sing revealing the influence of many centuries of music and history. Watch carefully as a thought becomes an action, an action become a sound and those sounds fly back to us transforming into sensations, emotions, and endorphins as they reach our...

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PENTECOST AT ST JOHN ON BETHNAL GREEN, 10am, Sunday 5 June 2022

Posted by on May 27, 2022 in Arts and Events, Worship | Comments Off on PENTECOST AT ST JOHN ON BETHNAL GREEN, 10am, Sunday 5 June 2022

PENTECOST AT ST JOHN ON BETHNAL GREEN, 10am, Sunday 5 June 2022

Pentecost celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit to Jesus’ disciples following His Ascension after returning to them on Easter Day. It is derived from the Jewish Festival of Weeks – a celebration of the harvest. The growth of the disciples from the frightened group huddling in the Upper Room after Jesus’ arrest, to the confident Apostles ready to go out across the known world preaching Jesus’ message of divine love represents that first harvest for the Church. Come and join with us celebrating this festival with a Sung Mass at 10am. Pentecost...

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Ascension Day

Posted by on May 23, 2022 in Arts and Events, Uncategorized, Worship | Comments Off on Ascension Day

Ascension Day

Mass for the Festival of the Ascension Thursday 26th May, 7pm “Jesus hasn’t just gone away.  He has gone deeper into the heart of reality – our reality and God’s.  He has become far more than a visible friend and companion; he has shown himself to be the very centre of our life, the source of our loving energy in the world and the source of our prayerful, trustful waiting on God.  He has made us able to be a new kind of human being, silently and patiently trusting God as a loving parent, actively and hopefully at work to make a difference in the world, to make the kind of...

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DAYLIGHT MUSIC, Noon, Saturday 7 May

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DAYLIGHT MUSIC, Noon, Saturday 7 May

Ted Barnes, Julia Biel + Me for Queen7 May 2022 at St John on Bethnal Green, midday to 2pm | advance tickets Postcards from the Past: What is a song if not a carefully constructed time capsule made of words, music, sounds, sensations, harmonies and history? This afternoon we enter the lives and experiences of three very different songwriters from different backgrounds. We will get to know them as they share these snapshots in song of their lives and of the musical moments they polished and perfected and now perform for us. Ted Barnes is a songwriter, composer and...

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JOZEF VAN WISSAM, 10 May, 7.30pm

Posted by on May 5, 2022 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on JOZEF VAN WISSAM, 10 May, 7.30pm

JOZEF VAN WISSAM, 10 May, 7.30pm

Jozef van Wissem is a Dutch minimalist composer and lute player based in Brooklyn. In 2013 van Wissem won the Cannes Soundtrack Award for the score of Only Lovers Left Alive at the Cannes Film Festival. Josef is renowned for his unusual approach to the Renaissance lute. Once the most popular of portable instruments, now a couple hundred years on, Van Wissem brings it back to life complimenting its past with a late Renaissance influence while merging his own distinct contemporary folk stamp on it. Tickets...

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Mothering Sunday – 27 March

Posted by on Mar 19, 2022 in Arts and Events, Worship | Comments Off on Mothering Sunday – 27 March

Mothering Sunday – 27 March

Half way through Lent – time to celebrate Mothers and Mothering! Parish Eucharist, 10am with daffodils.

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