St Michael and All Angels Church, Bedford Park

News & Events

Street cat Bob with James Bowen at Chiswick Book FestivalSt Michael & All Angels is busy throughout the year, as a community centre as well as a place of worship. Every month, there are concerts and events in the Church and Parish Hall, such as the Chiswick Book Festival in September (right), as well as regular classes and courses on everything from Scottish Country Dancing and Opera to Pilates and Yoga. You can find contact details via the Links page

Forthcoming events in 2014

For further details of these events see Concerts, Church Festivals and Parish Events

Every Wednesday in term time: 'Little Angels' Playgroup (term restarted in early September)

Wednesday November 5th - Cards for Good Causes Shop opens until Thursday December 18th
Buy your Christmas Cards here

For more details see Concerts, Church Festivals and Parish Events

Previous Events in 2014

Thursday 13th November: 6-9pm
Shopping Evening and Late night opening of Cards for Good Causes
Stalls offering lots of ideas for Christmas gifts, including The Book People, Rosie Rosie, Velvet Mutineer, Sarah Houston jewellery, the Turnham Green Woodturner, Lorna Kyle cards and crafts, Elinor Malcolm jeweller, Sara Gronmark cakes and crafts, Lynne Jackson fabric items, Emi and Nell clothing and accessories for the whole family.
Entrance free with drinks and nibbles on sale.
A percentage of the sales will be donated to St Michael's Organ & Parish Rooms Appeal

Friday November 7th at ?7.30pm : "In memory of....."
St Michael's presents a concert to commemorate WW1, dedicated to our former Churchwarden, Michael Robinson. There will be songs for the audience, poems, readings and music. For further details please contact the Parish Office

Wednesday November 5th - Cards for Good Causes Shop opens: get your Christmas cards here

Saturday October 4th: Blue Sky Ball
Venue: Kensington Hilton 7pm-1am
in aid of St Michael & All Angels Organ& Parish Rooms Appeal
Tickets: £80
There will be pre-dinner drinks, a three course dinner with wine, live and silent auctions, games and dancing.

Thursday September 11th to Monday 15th: Chiswick Book Festival

Sunday August 31st at 12noon
'Getting to know you' party
Venue: Vicarage Garden

Monday 4th August : St Michael's Men's Society
Summer BBQ

Venue: Vicarage Garden from 7.30pm

Sunday July 13th at 12noon
'Getting to know you' party
Venue: Vicarage Garden (or Michael Room, Parish Hall, if wet) at 12noon
Come along and meet new faces from St Michael's and the local Community

Thursday July 3rd at 8pm
Solemn High Mass of Thanksgiving for 25 years of priesthood:
Father Kevin Morris, Vicar
Music: Messe a deux choeurs et deux orgues Op 36 by Widor
Psalm 121 - Walford Davies
Beati quorum via - Stanford
Bogoroditse Devo - Rachmaninov
Preacher: Rt Hon & Rt Revd Rowan Williams, Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge and former Archbishop of Canterbury

All welcome - do come and support our Vicar on this momentous occasion in his ministry

Saturday June 7th to Sunday June 22nd: The 2014 Bedford Park Festival

Saturday June 7th and Sunday June 8th: Green Days weekend

Friday June 6th at 12.30pm: Lunchtime Organ Recital

Friday May 16th at 8pm: Sing, Hit The Charts, Save A Life - The Portraits

Thursday May 15th at 8pm: Bedford Park Society Annual General Meeting

Saturday May 10th at 7.30pm: Rautio Chamber Music Festival

Thursday May 8th at 7.30 pm: Six Characters in Search of a Stage

Saturday May 3rd at 7pm: Opera Stars of the Future - in aid of the Organ Appeal

Friday May 2nd at 12.30pm: Lunchtime Organ Recital

Sunday April 27th at12 Noon: Election of Churchwardens, Annual Parochial Church Meeting

Saturday April 26th, 7.30pm Chamber Music Concert: Music for a Spring Evening

Saturday April 5th at 7.30pm Addison Singers Classical Spring Concert

Saturday 5th April: St Michael's Charity Quiz Supper

Friday April 4th at 12.30pm: Lunchtime Organ Recital Jonathan Dods

Wednesday April 2nd at 7.30pm: Rautio Chamber Music Festival

Saturday March 29th: 7.30pm Haydn's Creation Chiswick Choir

Friday March 28th at 10.30am Bach to Baby

Saturday March 22nd at 7.30pm West London Sinfonia Concert

Saturday January 11th, 7.30pm: Secrets of the Night

A concert of classical Russian romance music. See concerts and performances

Friday January 31st, 7.30pm Inaugural Organ Recital by Jeremy Filsell, Artist in Residence at Washington National Cathedral, Washington DC.

Sunday 9th February, 10am: Confirmation Service

Wednesday 26th February: St Michael's Book Club (1)

Friday February 28th, from 6pm Mini-Hymnathon: the Top 50
, in aid of the Organ and Parish Rooms Appeal.

Sunday January 5th, 11.30am St Michael’s Advent Calendar auction party, selling the 24 pictures for the Christmas Charity Appeal. See Advent Calendar

Events in 2013

Wednesday November 6th - St Michael's Cards for Good Causes shop opens selling Christmas Cards and other seasonal items.
For further details and opening hours click here

Saturday October 5th - Abundance Fruit Day at St Michael & All Angels

Thursday September 26th - Blessing of the new Organ by the Bishop of London
At 8pm, the Lord Bishop of London, Rt Revd. and Rt Hon. Richard Chartres blessed our New Organ and led a Mass of Thanksgiving. Music included Langlais' Messe Solennelle. It was a glorious opportunity to hear our new organ for the first time.The fundraising continues: see how you can help the Organ & Parish Rooms Appeal!

Thursday September 12th to Sunday 15th - the Fifth Chiswick Book Festival,
Thank you to everyone who came to the Chiswick Book Festival, which St Michael's runs for the community. It was a great success. See picture above of Street Cat Bob and one of the posters here.

Monday September 9th - Andrew Lloyd Webber, President of the Arts Educational Schools, was the guest of honour at ArtsEd’s 2013 Graduation Ceremony, held at St Michael and All Angels Church.

Saturday June 8th to Sunday 23rd - Bedford Park Festival

For details of other events see Concerts, Church Festivals and Parish Events

Events in 2012

For details see Concerts, Church Festivals and Parish Events

In November 2012 Fr Kevin led a Pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the Sea of Gaililee - this is a report of the previous Pilgrimage to the Holy Land, in November 2010.

In September 2012, the Fourth Chiswick Book Festival was another success. See Photo Gallery

In June 2012, the Bedford Park Festival went very well. See Photo Gallery , Win a Meal winners and BPF Shorts film competition winners.

Thank you to everyone who volunteered to help in our Commitment Campaign!

In the first half of 2012, we held several Diamond Jubilee events at St Michael & All Angels.

Choirs and congregationIn February 2012, our Hymnathon (right) raised over £50,000 for our Organ and Parish Rooms Appeal Don't miss Hymnathon: The Film - 30 hours in 150 secs!

For details of other events, see Concerts, Church Festivals and Parish Events

Events in 2011
Events in 2010
Events in 2009
Events in 2008

James Scott - Round the world race