St Matthew’s Church Croydon

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 »

The Croydon Bach Choir performs Elgar’s ‘Spirit of England’ and some livelier tunes

Posted on June 17th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. No Comments

Liz Sheppard-Jones overcomes initial difficulties to find herself both moved and entertained by the Croydon Bach Choir

In the famous words of Princess Diana, “classical music is really not my bag.” I just don’t know that much about it although I feel that I should – but if an excuse is good enough for the queen of hearts, it’s good enough for me.

Then again, to … Read More »