Live classical music in autumn in London, UK

London, UK, images; events

Upcoming events – life classical music – advertised at the entrance to the box office St John’s Smith Square

The entrance to the Box Office, St John's, Smith Square, in autumn
The entrance to the Box Office, St John’s, Smith Square, in autumn

Kensington Symphony Orchestra, International Piano Series, Beethoven Cycle, Thursday Lunchtime Concerts, London Mozart Players, European Baroque Orchestre, Chopin’s Complete Works for Solo Piano

More music

Street pianos in South East London

 

Mass times, St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, London SE1

London, UK, images; churches

Address and postcode: St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HY (entrance on Lambeth Road)

Nearest Underground Station: Lambeth North Station

Public sign near the entrance displaying the Mass times

Mass times displayed outside St George's Cathedral, London
Mass times displayed outside St George’s Cathedral, London

St George’s Cathedral Southwark

“Times of Mass

Saturday: 9.30am, 12.30pm & 6.00pm (vigil); Sunday: 8.00am, 10.00am (Family Mass), 11.30am (Solemn Sung Mass), 1.00pm (Spanish/Espagnol), 6.00pm; Weekdays: 7.30am and 12.30pm; Holy Days: 6.00pm (Vigil Mass); 7.30am, 12.30pm, 6.00pm

Confessions:

Monday – Friday: 12.00noon – 12.20pm; Saturday: 11.15am – 12.15pm; 5.00pm – 5.50pm

Web: http://www.stgeorgescathedral.org.uk [external link]”

Mass times at some other Catholic churches in central London:

St Anselm & St Caecilia

St Patrick’s, Soho

Westminster Cathedral

Brompton Oratory (incl. Latin Mass)

Christopher Wren churches in London, UK: St Martin within Ludgate

London, UK, images; places of worship, churches; architecture; famous architects; Sir Christopher Wren

St Martin within Ludgate , 40 Ludgate Hill, London EC4M 7DE

Nearest Underground Station: St Paul’s

The entrance of St Martin within Ludgate, London, UK
The entrance of St Martin within Ludgate, London, UK
The steeple of St Martin within Ludgate viewed from St Paul's
The steeple of St Martin within Ludgate viewed from St Paul’s 
Information displayed outside the entrance of St Martin within Ludgate
Information displayed next to the entrance of St Martin within Ludgate

St Martin within Ludgate has been the site of a Dominican (Blackfriars) monastery including the church dedicated to St Martin of Tours since at least medieval times; after the Reformation & take-over it was  destroyed during the Great Fire of London and subsequently rebuilt (architect: Sir Christopher Wren)

Other fascinating buildings by Sir Christopher Wren

– St James’s Church, Piccadilly

– The Royal Hospital Chelsea

– St Paul’s Cathedral 

 -St Mary Aldermary  Church, Watling Street

– Charles Dickens worshipped here: St George the Martyr Church

 

 

 

Image: The Unicorn on the west gate of Buckingham Palace, London, UK

London, UK, images, architecture; places of interest, Royal Family, British Monarchy, residences; Buckingham Palace; fences and gates; the British heraldic Unicorn (part of the Royal Coat of Arms) adorning the West Gate

A Royal Coats of Arms detail: The Unicorn atop the West Gate of Buckingham Palace
A Royal Coats of Arms detail: The Unicorn atop the West Gate of Buckingham Palace

See the Royal Diamond Jubilee Coach at Buckingham Palace

Transport: A direct connection from Buckingham Palace to Madame Tussaud’s

Entrance and opening hours of the British Library and St Pancras Reading Rooms, London, UK

London, UK, images; libraries

Address: The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

Nearest Underground Station: King’s Cross St Pancras Station

Entrance and opening hours sign of the British Library and Reading Rooms, St Pancras (Euston Road, London NW1); eleven different reading rooms specialising in a particular subject area

The entrance and opening hours sign of the British Library, London, UK
The entrance and opening hours sign of the British Library, London, UK