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LMP Launch Concert

The London Mozart Players have announced the date of their launch concert, which will take place on Sunday 23 October at 3pm. All are welcome to this informal afternoon of music, art, performance, and food, but you are asked to book tickets (which are free) beforehand through this website: http://www.londonmozartplayers.com/concerts/launch For more information, see this […]

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Estate Development

Residents have responded to proposals to develop the Auckland Rise and Sylvan Hill Estate opposite St John’s. As part of the Borough of Croydon’s plan to build 1,000 new homes by 2019, it has set up its own development company, Brick by Brick. One of the sites that Brick by Brick proposes to develop is […]

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Band to move in

The Central Band of the Royal British Legion, the flagship band of the Royal British Legion, is moving to St John’s. The Central Band is a respected and in-demand ensemble, which has engaged in joint projects with our other musical partner, the London Mozart Players. We look forward to collaborating with them as we seek to […]

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Phase I of Building Works Complete

Phase I of the Heritage Lottery Fund grant process is complete, so we are well on the way towards saving St John’s! This phase has been mostly a case of planning the serious work that needs to take place in Phase II, but it has also included installing the wooden buttresses that are currently stopping the […]

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London Mozart Players move to St John’s

On Monday 11 July the London Mozart Players moved from the Fairfield Halls, Croydon, to make St John’s their new home. As well as using the church as a concert venue, the LMP will work with St John’s in a visionary joint venture to engage surrounding communities with projects that will further enrich and develop the cultural […]

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New Curate

A few weeks ago St John’s welcomed as our new assistant curate the Revd Dr Daniel Trott, who was ordained deacon at Southwark Cathedral on Saturday 25 June. Fr Daniel was brought up in Brighton and then studied Japanese and Linguistics at the University of Oxford. From 2013 to 2016 he studied for the ordained ministry at Westcott […]

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Dean of Southwark joins us to Preach at Advent Sunday High Mass

It’s a great delight to welcome the Dean of Southwark, The Very Reverend Andrew Nunn (pictured on the Left) to join us for High Mass on Sunday morning.  The Dean will be preaching at the High Mass which celebrates Advent, the beginning of the church year.  All welcome.

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St John’s is falling over: Help us to save our church

St John the Evangelist Church in the London suburb of Crystal Palace has a long and rich history; but to have a future, the building needs extensive and urgent repair work. In a nut-shell, St John’s is falling over.  It has subsidence on an epic scale with cracks in its walls and a constant movement […]

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