Evensong at St John’s is sung on the second Sunday of the month, March to November, 4:00PM. From time to time there are exceptions and date changes; see calendar. Evensong is sung according the Book of Common Prayer (1662), is fully choral, and incense is used. A variety of choirs sing during the course of the year. Afternoon tea and sherry are served afterwards in the Upper Room and you are welcome to stay, enjoy the fellowship, chat with members of the choir.
Evensong dates for 2017 are:
12 March, Lent V, with The Cathedral Singers, penitential litany in procession
No April Evensong, as the second Sunday of the month is Palm Sunday. Come to Lessons and Carols for Passiontide instead, 7:00PM
14 May, Easter IV, with The Brabyn Singers, Festal Evensong with Te Deum
11 June, Queen’s Birthday / Trinity Sunday, with St John’s Evensong Choir, Festal Evensong with Te Deum
9 July, Trinity IV, with The Brabyn Singers, Choral Evensong, Sea Sunday
13 August, Trinity IX, with The Cathedral Singers, Choral Evensong
10 September, Trinity XIII, with St John’s Evensong Choir, Choral Evensong
8 October, Trinity XVII, with The Brabyn Singers, Choral Evensong
12 November, Remembrance Sunday, with St John’s Evensong Choir, Solemn Choral Evensong
Additional musical events at St John’s may be seen on the Music Calendar page. You are invited to attend as many as you are able.