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Arts and Events at St John’s

St John’s School presents a varied calendar of exciting events throughout the academic year. Our talented musicians and actors perform in a range of concerts and plays during the Summer term, the majority of which are open to the public.

Alongside these, we host a number of exhibitions, chapel services and fundraising events in association with local charities and community groups. We warmly welcome you to our Summer programme of events, and invite you to experience the talent and variety that St John’s has to offer.

You can view and download a copy of the Summer Term Arts and Events brochure.

To keep up to date with updates to events at St John’s please follow @STJSchoolEvents on Twitter.

Eagle Sports - St John's summer sports club

Weekdays from Monday 24 July to Friday 4 August 2017

St John’s summer holiday sports club offers boys and girls aged 8 to 11 a chance to play and perform in a variety of different sports and activities across all ability levels.

Hours: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Cost: £55 per day

Places are limited. Further details and the booking form are available on the Summer Sports Club page.

Celebrity organ recital : James O’Donnell

Friday 15 September 2017, 7.00pm in the Chapel

James O’Donnell
Organist & Master of the Choristers, Westminster Abbey

St John’s is delighted to welcome the internationally-renowned organist James O’Donnell to give the first of this season’s celebrity organ recitals on the new Hickson Organ, designed and built by Kenneth Tickell. The organ has received praise from all quarters for its sensitivity and brilliance in the building.
James O’Donnell is Organist and Master of the Choristers of Westminster Abbey. Internationally recognised as a conductor and organ recitalist, he has given concerts all over the world, including the United States, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and throughout Europe, and appeared as organ soloist in the BBC Proms and at many other festivals. He is Visiting Professor of Organ and of Choral Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music, and in November 2010 he was Artist in Residence at Yale University. He was awarded the papal honour of Knight Commander of the Order of St Gregory in 1999. He received Honorary Membership of the Royal Academy of Music in 2002, and a Fellowship of the Royal College of Music in 2009. He was elected an Honorary Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge in 2011 and received an Honorary Doctorate of Music from the University of Aberdeen in July 2013.
This will be one of the musical highlights of the year. Do come and support such high-calibre music making at St John’s!

Refreshments will be served in the dining hall before and after the recital

Tickets: £15, £12 concessions