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)






Mon 29 Aug. 2.30pm. Roath Church House. Philippa Waite and Consort de Danse Baroque present a charity performance of “A Masque of the Elements” (an 18th century style entertainment of dance, music and song) in aid of Guide Dogs Cymru & Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital. Tickets £15 (conc. inc full time students £12; children u16 £5; family ticket – 4 seats inc 1 adult £25). Tickets are limited so please book in advance. Information from Philippa 07976-374482 or Jeremy 07989-693734


Sat 3 Sept. 1.00-2.15pm. St Edward’s. Immersive Music Day: Lunch time concert: Contemporary classical chamber music by local composers performed by local musicians, interspersed with some pieces by Erik Satie, who turns 150 this year.

Sat 3 Sept. 4.00-5.00pm. St Edward’s. Immersive Music Day: Tea time concert: Swing jazz, with instrumentalists and vocalists from the local area, and from the University of the West of England, Bristol.

Sat 3 Sept. 6.30-7.30pm. St Edward’s. Immersive Music Day: Early evening concert: Contemporary Folk with Jack Cookson (Radio 2 Folk Awards 2016 Finalist).

Sun 4 Sept. 3pm. St Edward’s. Penylan Singers Community Choir present “A Sunday Afternoon of Song: Madrigals to Musicals”. Musical Director Jayne Thomas; Accompanist Eli Williams; Guest Soloist Scott Baker (Guitar). Retiring Collection for the Amber Project Working with young people who self- harm.

Mon 5 Sept. 7.30-9.30pm. Room 2, Roath Church House. Roath Parish Knitting & Crochet Group. New members very welcome – assistance given to learners. Contact Gill Day 20-495496 or Ann James for details.

Sat 17 Sept. 11am. St Edward’s. Coffee Concert: Nicola Harris (Sop) and Jayne Thomas (piano). £2 inc. refreshments.

Sat 17 Sept. 7 for 7.30pm till late. Roath Church House. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Quiz Night, £5 per person (pay on the night). Bring your own drinks and nibbles. There will be a raffle. Details from Sue Jewell or 20-216610.

Sat 24 Sept. 12.30pm-5.30pm. St Margaret’s. Open Day.

Sat 24 Sept. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Recital of American Song by Emily Rose Wenman (soprano) and Ben Pinnow (piano). Copland's ‘12 Dickinson Songs’ and Barber's ‘4 Songs Opus13’.

Sun 25 Sept. 2pm-5.30pm. St Margaret’s. Open Day.


Fri 7 Oct. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Concert: Emma Tanner (clarinet) & Alison Dite (piano). (St Edward’s Music & Arts Festival).

Sun 9 Oct. 3pm. St Edward’s. Sapphire Singers Tenth Anniversary Concert in aid of the Amber Project for young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who self harm. Programme includes Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater for Soprano Solo (Nicola Harris), Contralto Solo (Anne Braley) and Female Chorus; and Vaughan Williams’ Magnificat for Contralto, Female Chorus and Flute. (St Edward’s Music & Arts Festival).

Tue 11 Oct. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Women in Harmony, Voicemale and South East Wales Clarinet Choir. (St Edward’s Music & Arts Festival).

Wed 12 Oct. 7.45pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff & Vale Symphonic Brass. (St Edward’s Music & Arts Festival).

Thur 13 Oct. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Erik Satie Piano/Organ Concert by James Ellis. (St Edward’s Music & Arts Festival).

Sat 15 Oct. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Opera in Situ Concert. (St Edward’s Music & Arts Festival).


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Last updated 22 August, 2016 .