Concerts and Events

RECORDING: 16-year-old Rosie Sherpa plays Bach at one of our free lunchtime concerts

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Lunchtime Concert series (all starting at 1.00 p.m.) in brown: these concerts are FREE but donations welcomed!

Tuesday, 6th June 1300h JUANJO BLASQUEZ (piano) Juanjo unfortunately cannout be here – thus NO CONCERT THIS WEEK. Juanjo’s Finals Recital has been set for this Tuesday, so he has rescheduled to come to Shrewsbury on October 10th!

Tuesday, 13th June 1300h PAM KIJORAN (piano) Pam’s home is in Bangkok, Thailand – we welcome her on her first visit to Saint Alkmund’s programme details to follow

Tuesday, 20th June 1300h SHREWSBURY SCHOOL WIND GROUP Maria McKenzie brings her skilful ensemble of youngsters ‘down the hill’ to entertain us with a varied programme!

Tuesday, 27th June 1300h SHREWSBURY SCHOOL STRING GROUP For the second week running, we welcome Salopian string players under the guidance of David Joyce. programme details to follow

Tuesday, 11th July 1300h JARUALDA QUARTET details to follow

Tuesday, 18th July 1300h MUSIC FROM THE TIME OF JOHN WEAVER (part of John Weaver Anniversary Festival) The ‘Father of English Dance’ was the first master choreographer of English dance – but what music was he familiar with? JEREMY LUND takes us on a journey through Weaver’s musical world, with musical illustrations from violinist ALEX POSTLETHWAITE.

Saturday, 9th September, 2023 RIDE AND STRIDE in aid of the Historic Churches Trust. Details of this annual event may be found at the Historic Churches Trust website, including how to get involved – for a sponsorship form, click on the button below:

Performers requiring our most recent Risk Assessment for their records may download it here:

The church has one of the best acoustics in the area, a fine Kawai grand piano and a wide performance area, all within beautiful surroundings. To enquire about holding a concert/event at the church, please contact Caroline Thewles.

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