Parish of Chester Parish of Chester

Events

The following are events/services that are taking place in St John’s. The services listed are in addition to the services that take place each week:

Sunday

8.00am            Holy Communion (BCP)

10.00am          Holy Eucharist (CW)

6.30pm            Evensong or Compline

Wednesday

10.00am           Holy Eucharist

Friday

12noon             Holy Eucharist

 

Wednesday 12th June – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Louise Oakham (Soprano) and Christine Alp (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 19th June – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Felix Gideonse

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Saturday 22nd June – The Minstrel’s Court

The Minstrels’ Court was first convened in the Cathedral and Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross and St John the Baptist in 1204 by command of Earl Ranuf de Blondeville, 6th Earl of Chester and Cheshire Minstrels were licensed to ply their trade in the County. Apart from a period in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries the Court has continued to sit and grant licences to Minstrels.

 

Sunday 23rd June 2019 (7.30pm) – Concert in St John’s

The St John’s Festival Orchestra will be performing

Programme to include Piano Concerto, Brahms

Tickets – £12 (£10 – Concessions)

 

Wednesday 26th June – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm The Nowotarski String Quartet

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 3rd July – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Fumi Otsuki (Violin) and Sarah Kershaw (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 10th July – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Shenuka Jayasinghe (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 17th July – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Jonathan Richards (Guitar)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 24th July – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Friedrich Flamme (Organ)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 31st July – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Imogen Garner (Mezzo-Soprano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 7th August – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Gary O’Shea (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 14th August – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm William Green (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 21st August – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Roger Stephens (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 28th August – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Fayre Play (Early Music)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 4th September – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Elizabeth McNulty (Harp)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Sunday 29th September 2019 (7.30pm) – Concert in St John’s

The St John’s Festival Orchestra will be performing

Concerto for Violoncello and orchestra (Dvorak)

Symphony No. 9 in E minor “From the New World” (Dvorak)

Ursula Krukowska-Byzra (Violoncello)

Mark Lansom (Conductor)

Tickets – £12 (£10 – Concessions)