Arts & Events

THE FEAST OF ST JOHN BEFORE THE LATIN GATE

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THE FEAST OF ST JOHN BEFORE THE LATIN GATE

Wednesday 6 May 2020 IN the year 95, St. John, who was the only surviving apostle, and governed all the churches of Asia, was apprehended at Ephesus, and sent prisoner to Rome. The Emperor Domitian did not relent at the sight of the venerable old man, but condemned him to be cast into a cauldron of boiling oil. The martyr doubtless heard, with great joy, this barbarous sentence; the most cruel torments seemed to him light and most agreeable, because they would, he hoped, unite him forever to his divine Master and Saviour. But God...

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Saturday 28 March – Piano Day 2020: Elliot Galvin, Yshani Perinpanayagam & Kerry Yong, 7pm

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Saturday 28 March – Piano Day 2020: Elliot Galvin, Yshani Perinpanayagam & Kerry Yong, 7pm

Arctic Circle presents an evening of metamorphosis and transmutation as bird song is set free, insects dodge the hitting of a hammer and the shimmering colours of the piano keys combine in strange and addictive configurations.During this evening sit back, close you eyes and listen to a minimalistic masterpiece from Philip Glass (Metamorphosis), extracts from Messiaen’s Catalogue d’oiseaux (‘catalogue of birds’) and the sonic landscapes of jazz pianist and composer Elliot Galvin.On the 88th Day of the year we’d like you to...

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Mothering Sunday – 22 March

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Mothering Sunday – 22 March

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

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Eos Ensemble and Rosie Middleton, Friday 20 March, 7.30pm

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Eos Ensemble and Rosie Middleton, Friday 20 March, 7.30pm

Join the eos ensemble for an evening of music making showcasing their usual eclectic programming. Teaming up with the recent runner up in the annual Nonclassical Battle of the Bands, mezzo Rosie Middleton, the evening charts a doleful course through especially arranged songs by John Dowland and Radiohead, as well as several works by composers from eastern Europe including Arvo Pärt and Aleksanrda Vrebalov. Formed at the beginning of 2017 by Paul Evernden and Angela Najaryan and performing initially as a trio with the pianist Jelena...

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JIM MORAY, with Tom Moore, Thursday 12 March, 7pm

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JIM MORAY, with Tom Moore, Thursday 12 March, 7pm

Jim Moray is amongst England’s best-loved folk musicians, taking traditional songs far beyond the borders of the folk scene. He is the winner of five BBC Folk Awards, and his albums can truly be said to have changed the way traditional music is presented. His seventh solo album, The Outlander, released in October 2019, showcases a rawer, more intimate sound, recorded with Tom Moore on violin and viola. Tickets: £14. Jim’s website and tickets...

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Bethnal Green Tube Disaster Annual Memorial Service, Sunday 1 March, 2pm

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Bethnal Green Tube Disaster Annual Memorial Service, Sunday 1 March, 2pm

Remembering the 173 people who lost their lives on the steps of the underground station on 3 March, 1943. Here’s a piece from the Guardian of 16 December 2017 by our local MP, Rushanara Ali, at the time the new memorial was unveiled: On Sunday morning, adjacent to Bethnal Green tube station in east London, a memorial marking the deadliest civilian incident in Britain during the second world war will be unveiled. On the night of 3 March 1943, local people were alarmed after a new anti-aircraft battery gunperformed an unannounced test....

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Wednesday 26 February, 7pm

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Wednesday 26 February, 7pm

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

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The Presentation of Christ – Candlemas

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The Presentation of Christ – Candlemas

Sunday 2 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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THE BRAID ENSEMBLE, 31 January, 7.30pm

Posted by on Jan 9, 2020 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on THE BRAID ENSEMBLE, 31 January, 7.30pm

THE BRAID ENSEMBLE, 31 January, 7.30pm

The Braid Ensemble is a London-based quartet founded by David Braid, which focuses entirely on his work. The players, Elliott Devivo (clarinet); Gerard Cousins (guitar); David Braid (electric guitar/mandolin); Rossitza Stoycheva (piano), are each world class virtuosi who bring their own unique musical angle to this remarkable group.Described by Steve Reich as “Really honest stuff” Braid’s music has a uniquely lyrical and vibrant quality that engages you entirely on first hearing.A result of...

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ST JOHN’S CAROL SERVICE, with LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR. Sunday 8 December, 5pm

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ST JOHN’S CAROL SERVICE, with LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR. Sunday 8 December, 5pm

Come and join us to sing Carols, listen to Lumen Choir, and hear the Christmas story. All welcome!

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