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Thursday, 23 February 2017

Lent & Easter at St Stephen Walbrook

All are most welcome to the Lent & Easter Services and Events at St Stephen Walbrook. These include:
  • Ash Wednesday (1st March) - 12.45pm Choral Eucharist with the imposition of ashes, with St Stephen’s Voices & organist Joe Sentance. Settings - Emendemus in melius by Byrd, Missa Brevis by Berkeley and A Litany by Walton;
  • Monday 6 March - 5.00pm Lectures on 'Francis Bacon & the Crucifixion' by Edward Lucie-Smith & Jonathan Evens followed by opening night reception for Crucifixions: Francis Bacon exhibition from 6.30pm;
  • Crucifixions: Francis Bacon exhibition from 6 - 31 March, Mon - Fri, 10am - 4pm (Weds, 11am-3pm); 
  • Wednesday 8th March – Resurrection in art from new annual Bible in art themed series. Walbrook Art Society lecture by Dharshan Thenuwara (1.00pm). Free to all.
  • Monday 13 March - 6.30pm 'The crucifixion in modern art,' a lecture by Jonathan Evens & poetry reading by Rupert Loydell (readings from Dear Mary plus poems inspired by Francis Bacon’s art);
  • Wednesday 15th March - Arthur Liberty. Arts and crafts pioneer. A special two part lecture to celebrate the Centenary of his death, 1917. £5.00. Walbrook Art Society lecture by Dharshan Thenuwara (1.00pm).
  • Wednesday 22nd March - Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy. Anniversary lecture to celebrate the life and work of this English/Sri Lankan author and curator. £5.00. Walbrook Art Society lecture by Dharshan Thenuwara (1.00pm).
  • Wednesday 29th March - William de Morgan. Centenary lecture to celebrate the death of this important Pre-Raphaelite ceramicist and author. £5.00. Walbrook Art Society lecture by Dharshan Thenuwara (1.00pm).
  • Wednesday 29 March - 7.00pm, concert by Italian pianist Claudio Crismani. Free, with a retiring collection for the work of St Stephen Walbrook;
  • Maundy Thursday (13 April) - 12.45pm Choral Eucharist, with St Stephen’s Voices. Settings - Christus factus est by Anerio, Missa pro defunctis a 4 by Victoria and Tantum ergo by DuruflĂ©;
  • Holy Saturday (15 April) - 6.00pm Easter Vigil Service, with St Stephen’s Voices & organist Joe Sentance and including the lighting of the Paschal Candle, renewal of Baptismal Vows and the first Eucharist of Easter. Setting - Mass in G by Schubert; and
  • Holy Saturday/Easter Day (15-16 April), 10.00pm – 6.00am - 'The Stations of the Cross', a series of 14 videos by Mark Dean projected at an all-night vigil.

Claudio Crismani - Friss-Lassan.

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