Event review: Lent lunchtime concert at Croydon minster, Friday 7th April

Posted on April 28th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. No Comments

A slice of transcendent beauty in your lunch hour

A series of Lent lunchtime concerts at Croydon Minster began on Friday 3rd March, and this was the last of them. With a running time of just forty minutes, each was designed to be fitted into a lunch hour (to which end the minster website even invited attendees to bring sandwiches). Slipping a slice of transcendent beauty into … Read More »

Review: The Gospel Of Matthew By Candlelight at St Matthew’s church, Monday 5th March

Posted on March 13th, by Pamela Hall in Culture. 16 comments

A scholarly yet boisterous presentation of Jesus takes to the stage

Any regular church goer will hear readings from the four gospels, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, at just about every service of worship. But to hear an entire gospel being read is a rarity. To hear and see a gospel being performed is a privilege. This is what actor George Dillon offered at St Matthew’s church … Read More »