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Friday 24

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer71.05pm Eucharist

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer


8.15am Morning Prayer
Crypt Chapel

1.05pm Eucharist

Monday 27

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer71.05pm Eucharist

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer


8.15am Morning Prayer
Crypt Chapel

5.45pm Evening Prayer

6.00pm JustShare Lecture
The Rt Hon. Clare Short
'Does aid work?'
at All Hallows-by-the-Tower

Forthcoming Programme

27th April
‘Does Aid Work?’ Lecture by Rt Hon Clare Short, former Labour MP and Secretary of State for International Development. 6.00pm at All Hallows by the Tower.

30th April
1.00pm A Hustings will be hosted to allow parliamentary candidates contesting the seat of the cities of London and Westminster to present their policies and answer questions - all welcome.
6.45pm Annual Meeting of Parishioners and Annual Parochial Church Meeting

7th May
5.00pm Confirmation of Election
The See of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
6.05pm Eucharist celebrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury

Exhibition of Paintings by Paul Brown
11th – 22nd May

13th May
5.45pm Installation Service:
The Furniture Makers' Company

14th May
1.05pm Sung Eucharist on the Ascension Day
preacher: the Very Revd David Hoyle, Dean of Bristol

20th May
5.45pm Choral Evesong sung by Lloyd's Choir

28th May
6.05pm Sung Eucharist on the feast of Lanfranc (our founder) followed by a Parish Supper in the Cafe Below. Tickets required - details:

4th June
1.05pm High Mass on the feast of Corpus Christi

16th June 6.00 - 8.00pm
Jazz in the Churchyard
The Kansas Smitty's, presented by St Mary-le-Bow in collaboration with the City Music Foundation and Aberdeen Asset Management. Cash bar available

17th June at 6.05pm
JustShare Lecture: 'Magna Carta and the Struggle for Justice: The Common People and Resistance to Empire' by Dr Wilf Wilde.

6th August
1.05pm Sung Eucharist on the feast of the Transfiguration

27th September
3.00pm The Costermongers' Harvest Festival

29th September
1.05pm High Mass on the feast of Michaelmas

2nd November
1.05pm Sung Requiem Mass on the Commemoration
of the Faithful Departed (All Souls)

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27th April at 6.00pm

JustShare Lecture

at All Hallows-by-the-Tower

'Does aid work?'
a lecture by
the Rt Hon. Clare Short

Details and registration here

Next concert

23rd April

at 1.05pm
Fidelity (London) Choir

Opening times:

Monday to Wednesday: 7.30am-6.00pm;
Thursday: 7.30am-6.30pm; 
Friday: 7.30am-4.00pm;
Usually closed on weekends (please enquire) and bank holidays. Guided tours are sometimes available by arrangement - enquire. Assisted access to the church is now available at the west porch from the Churchyard.

Recently at St Mary-le-Bow

‘Change at Every Level: New Structures for Gender Equality.’ Watch a video of the panel discussion organised by JustShare, Christian Aid and St Paul’s Institute, here in March.

'Is agribusiness the only way to feed the world?', asked a JustShare panel here in March. Watch the video here

Dr Russell Re Maning delivered the 2015 Boyle Lecture in February. Link to media here.

The Rector preached at the World's Original Marmalade Awards in March. Read his sermon here.

In February the Revd Stephen Coleman preached on Candlemas: read his sermon here

Prof Barry Godfrey gave the Admiral Phillip Address in January: listen here

In January Mark Hutchinson gave a JustShare Lecture asking if a Christian Businessman is an oxymoron. Listen here

The Revd John Pritchard preached at High Mass on the Epiphany; read his sermon here

The Rt Revd the Lord Harries of Pentregarth gave an anniversary lecture in December about the Revd Jospeh McCulloch - listen here

Dr Neil Faulkner gave a JustShare Lecture in December on the 'real' history of WWI - listen

Congratulations to the Rt Revd Andrew Watson, elected to the See of Guildford here in November.

A lively panel discussion on divestment from fossil fuels took place in November. Details here

Frank Field MP & Nick Timmins debated Welfare Reform in October - watch the debate here

The London 12-Bells Competition took place in October - further details here

Christian Aid launched its 'Tax for the Common Good' report here in October - see what happened

Confirmation of the Election of the Bishop of Hereford took place in October - more here

Prebendary Nick Mercer preached at the International Bankers' Harvest - read here

Opera in the Churchyard - and a Recital by Suzanne Wilson and Alan Wilson - pictures here

In September we hosted a celebratory dinner for 100 in church see pictures

Andy Haldane, chief economist at the Bank of England spoke in a dbate in September watch the debate here

St Mary-le-Bow launched its new Twitter account in September - please follow and share:

Admiral Arthur Phillip RN is commemorated in Westminster Abbey in July - pictures here

July's JustShare Lecture by Andy and Carol Kingston-Smith innovatively explored biblical principles of social justice. Listen here

50th Anniversary Service:
listen to the Bishop of London's sermon

Rupert David Jonathan Tilbury was baptised here in June. See pictures here

June's JustShare panel discussion on tax ethics is available to watch here

In May, historian and author Juliet Gardiner gave a lecture about the Blitz. Pictures here | listen here

Ruth Dearnley OBE gave a lecture in April:
'Stop the Traffik: is prevention possible?'
Listen to the lecture here

The Revd Dr Sam Wells gave a lecture in March, asking: 'What's Wrong with Poverty?'
read a report here listen to the lecture here

The Revd Dr Jules Gomez gave a Lecture about social justice in February. Listen to it here

Dr Eve Poole of Ashridge Business School gave a JustShare Lecture in January.
Watch a video of the event here.

Admiral Phillip was commemorated in January. .

The Revd Dr Alister McGrath delivered the 2014 Boyle Lecture in January. or watch it here.

In December, author the Revd Chris Beales spoke about his latest book, 'Practising Jesus'.
Listen to his lecture here

Our debate in Prisons Week examined the government's reforms of law and order. Listen here

In October, the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress attended Evening Prayer at
St Mary-le-Bow. View pictures here

Learn more about St Mary-le-Bow with these two short films

The Church of St Mary-le-Bow today > The history of St Mary-le-Bow: a film made by our sister church, Trinity Wall Street, in New York City >

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