The Parish of Roath

The Parish of Roath is an ancient parish in the Eastern part of Cardiff, South Wales. We are a parish in the Church in Wales, part of the Anglican Communion. The Parish consists of two Churches: St Margaret's (the Parish Church) and St Edward's.

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

St Margaret's Church

St Margaret's Church

Sunday Services:

8am Holy Eucharist.

9.30am Sung Eucharist (with Sunday School 2nd & 3rd Sundays of the month)..

6.00pm Parish Evensong and Sermon.


St Edward's Church

St Edward's Church

Sunday Services:

11am Sung Eucharist and Sunday School.

7.00pm Choral Evensong.


Regular Parish Services and Meetings


6.00pm. Evening Prayer. St Edward's (most days, Monday-Friday - check newsletter)






Wed 15 March. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society talk entitled “Stokowski in London”. Though born and raised in London, Leopold Stokowski made his name in the United States, primarily through his long association with the Philadelphia Orchestra.  Michael Bell reminds us however that he maintained his connections with London where he conducted some memorable performances. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).

18 March. 11am. Coffee Concert: Olivia Barr (Sop) and Conal Bembridge-Sayers (piano). Songs and arias (Mozart, Debussy and Strauss); Solo piano: The Barber of Seville Overture (Rossini); Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut (Puccini). Poster

Sat 18 March. 2-4pm. Roath Church House. Afternoon Tea with Music. £3 per person. In aid of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. Poster

Sun 19 March. 7.45pm. Roath Church House. Lenten Discussion “Not Peace But a Sword”. All welcome. Please feel free to just turn up or contact Paul Elliott * 20-482757 for more info.

Tue 21 March. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. St Edward’s Orchestra Soloists Concert. Entrance free. Retiring collection.

Wed 22 March. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society talk entitled “The American classical tradition”. America had to rely heavily on the European model in its attempts to establish a classical tradition.  Geoff Trinick attempts to show to what extent the USA was successful in adapting its own musical roots to the stricter discipline of what we call classical music. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).

Sat 25 March. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Spring Concert: Carl Grainger (piano) and Ulrich von Hecker (Violin). Sonatas by Bach, Mozart and Elgar. £3. Poster


Mon 3 Apr. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. St Edward’s Orchestra Concert. Schubert’s 1st Symphony; Bruch’s Romance for Viola and Orchestra (solo: Philip Heyman); Bach Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor.

Fri 14 Apr (Good Friday). 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Faure’s Requiem performed in the context of a Devotional Service by St Edward’s Choir and Orchestra.

Sat 22 April. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Spring Concert: Oriole Ensemble: Rolette de Montet (Violin), Gareth Davies (Viola), Nic Bilham (Cello), Rustom Battiwalla (Double Bass), Elizabeth Williams (Piano). £3.

Sat 29 Apr. 3pm. St Edward’s. Christian Aid Concert. Francesca Rigaud is organizing a concert for musicians, poets etc who have little or no experience of performing in front of an audience. An opportunity to try things out in a friendly environment. Anyone interested in taking part contact Francesca 20-496907 or The concert is free entry, retiring collection for Christian Aid.

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This page is maintained by Alan Mayer.

Last updated 14 March, 2017 .