St Edward's Church

St Edward's Church is in the Parish of Roath, an ancient parish in the Eastern part of Cardiff, South Wales.
We are part of the Anglican Church in Wales, and welcome everyone to join us for worship.

Our Sunday morning Family Service is a Sung Eucharist (Holy Communion) and the music is led by a strong and active choir. It includes a Sunday School which caters for all ages from new-born.

For over 40 years the Church has recognised its special ministry to musicians and artists in the locality, and the St Edward’s Music & Arts Centre coordinates that outreach to the community, providing opportunities for amateurs and professionals to rehearse and perform in an auditorium of outstanding acoustic quality.

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If you live in the neighbourhood, or are visiting Cardiff, please call in to any of our Services or concerts - you will always find a warm welcome.

 

Coming Soon

Wed 12 July. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. St Edward’s Orchestra Concert. Gounod’s Funeral March of a Marionette (wind and brass); Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.1 (soloist: Alison Dite; conductor: Max Davies); Schumann’s Cello Concerto, arranged for violin by the composer (soloist: Nori Hirano). Retiring collection for church funds.

Sat 15 July. 11am. St Edward’s. Coffee concert. The final concert in the series will be given by the Jayne Thomas Piano Trio: Jayne Thomas (Piano), Iolo Jones (Violin), Andy Quick (Cello). Programme includes Vivaldi Sonata in A minor for Violin; Mozart Piano Trio in G Major; Schubert Impromptu in Eb for Solo Piano; Rachmaninoff Vocalise for Cello; Frank Bridge Miniatures  for Violin, Violoncello and Piano. £2 inc refreshments plus charity donations for this year’s charity which is the Oasis Music Project in Splott Road supporting asylum seekers and refugees (Valley & Vale Community Arts).

Events in Roath Parish

July 2017

Sat 1 July. 11am. St Edward’s. Jazz Month Concert: Easy Street Quintet.

Sat 1 July. 7.30 for 8pm. Roath Church House. Quiz Night. £5 per person. Bring your own drinks and nibbles.

Sun 2 July. 3pm. St Margaret’s. St Anne’s Orchestra: Musical Menagerie! A family concert with an animal theme including highlights from Carnival of the Animals, Swan Lake and the Teddy Bear's Picnic! Coupled with a raffle to conduct the orchestra it'll be an afternoon not to be missed. Free entry, fancy dress optional!

Mon 3 July. 7.30-9.30pm. Roath Church House. Roath Parish Knitting & Crochet Group. All welcome.

Tue 4 July. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Healing Service.

Sat 8 July. 11am. St Edward’s. Jazz Month Concert: City Sirens.

Tue 11 July. 7.15pm. Roath Church House. Roath Parish Ladies Circle meeting, when our speaker will be Jo Dunscombe, a producer at the BBC. All very welcome. There will also be a Toiletries Sales Table. Details from Gill Day 20-495496.

Wed 12 July. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. St Edward’s Orchestra Concert. Gounod’s Funeral March of a Marionette (wind and brass); Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.1 (soloist: Alison Dite; conductor: Max Davies); Schumann’s Cello Concerto, arranged for violin by the composer (soloist: Nori Hirano). Retiring collection for church funds.

Sat 15 July. 11am. St Edward’s. Coffee concert. The final concert in the series will be given by the Jayne Thomas Piano Trio: Jayne Thomas (Piano), Iolo Jones (Violin), Andy Quick (Cello). Programme includes Vivaldi Sonata in A minor for Violin; Mozart Piano Trio in G Major; Schubert Impromptu in Eb for Solo Piano; Rachmaninoff Vocalise for Cello; Frank Bridge Miniatures  for Violin, Violoncello and Piano. £2 inc refreshments plus charity donations for this year’s charity which is the Oasis Music Project in Splott Road supporting asylum seekers and refugees (Valley & Vale Community Arts).

Sun 16 July. 2pm. Roath Church House. Waterloo Fest. Various stalls and entertainment; proceeds to their charities.

Mon 24 July. 7.30-9.30pm. Roath Church House. Roath Parish Knitting & Crochet Group. New members very welcome – assistance given to learners. Contact Gill Day 20-495496 or Ann James craftylady5154@gmail.com for details.

Future Events

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The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from the Fred and Rita Waite Memorial Concert 2014 (St Edward's Orchestra).

Lacrymosa from the Good Friday 2012 performance of Mozart's Requiem by St Edward's Choir and Orchestra.

Legilium Fall
A new Legilium Fall bought by members of the parish in memory of Fr Ken Martin was dedicated at the St Edward's Day Patronal Eucharist.

Mozaic
St Edward's Sunday School: Christian Aid Mozaic. more


St Edward's Sunday School completes their stained glass project. more

Members of WNO
The Bishop of St Helena, The Rt Revd Richard Fenwick, celebrated the Holy Eucharist and preached at St Edward's on 22nd September.

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Polly Greenwood and Joe Roche presented a wonderful evening of music in memory of Fr Ken Martin, together with friends from Welsh National Opera Carthaigh and Kirsty Quill, George Newton-Fitzgerald and Nicky Rose.



Gary Mullins plays Mozart’s Piano Concerto in A major, No.23, K488


Diana Painter and Emily Maidment play Bach’s Concerto for 2 violins in D minor

 

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Current Events

Jazz Month 2017

Coffee Concerts        Spring Concerts

Jazz Month           St Edward's Festival

Previous Events

News

Oriole Ensemble Spring Concert 2017

Oriole Ensemble

Funeral Eulogy for Julia Margaret Doe

Willie Seager Centenary Service

Willie Seager

Read the Willie Seager Centenary Address

St Edward's Festival 2015

Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan Symphonic Brass
Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan Symphonic Brass

Voice Male and Women in Harmony
Voice Male & Women in Harmony

South Wales Clarinet Choir
South Wales Clarinet Choir

St Edward's Congregation
Congregation Photograph: 5th July 2015
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Congregation from choirstalls     
Congregation from organ loft     
Choir

Nidum Ensemble
Nidum Ensemble performing on 3rd July 2015

Gustavus Choir
Gustavus Touring Choir 2015

St Edward's Festival 2014

Members of WNO
Coffee Concert: Opus 8 Chamber Ensemble

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It will all be over by Christmas (St Edward's Choir)

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Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan Symphonic Brass

Sea Sunday campaign 2014 highlights the plight of abandoned seafarers. YouTube video

Ed Doe, Oxford Blue
Congratulations to Ed Doe on gaining a
rugby Blue by playing in the victorious Oxford
team in the Varsity match against Cambridge
at Twickenham on 12 Dec. We think this is St
Edward's first ever Oxford Blue.

Members of WNO
December Coffee Concert: Gary Mullins and Mark Newberry

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November Coffee Concert: Gareth Blake, Greg Pritchard, Melody Louise Brain and Sophie Wilson

St Edward's Festival 2013

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Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan Symphonic Brass

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Peter Fielding (clarinet), Alistair Noden (cello) & Alison Dite (piano)

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Opus 8 play Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No 5

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Jayne Thomas & Iolo Jones

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Festival Art Exhibition

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Made in Roath Photographic Exhibition

Read the Bible in a Year Scheme

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Photographs