Evolve Christmas Campaign

Evolve Housing + Support, which runs the Fitze Millennium Centre, a hostel in our parish that houses homeless young people, is running its annual campaign to provide all of its guests with Christmas presents. Many of these young people have limited family and friendship connections, and a gift at Christmas would be greatly appreciated. If […]

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Tickets Available for Central Band Concert

Tickets are now available for the Christmas Concert of the Central Band of the Royal British Legion, joined by the Chapel Choir of Lincoln College, Oxford. Buy them here: Central Band Christmas Concert This should be a wonderful occasion, with Christmas music from one of the best wind bands in the country, carols from a renowned […]

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Discount for Mozart Explored

The London Mozart Players are offering a discount to members of St John’s and anyone who came to their launch concert for their next two ‘Mozart Explored‘ lunchtime concerts at St John’s, Smith Square, on Wednesday 16 November and Wednesday 7 December. By using the discount code LMPLAUNCH you can get 20% off the cost of […]

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Underpinning work begins!

On Monday 24 October, work began to underpin the south aisle of St John’s. The area has been boarded round to restrict access, and turf has been removed to ease the passage of diggers. What is being done currently is preparation for the underpinning proper, which will involve drilling down under the south aisle to […]

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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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Auckland Rise

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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Central Band

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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