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.

Organ Recital 25 November 2016


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)






Sun 15 Jan. 3pm. St Edward’s. Brahms German Requiem (in German).

Tue 17 Jan. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Talk on Alzheimer’s by Eric Hyett.

Wed 18 Jan. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society talk entitled “From the former President's A-list”. Our late President, Ted Greenfield, was one of the leading record reviewers of his time.  Rowland Edwards has been scouring 20 years of Gramophone magazines for a selection of recordings which Ted considered had particular merit. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).

Fri 20 Jan. 8pm. St Peter’s. Plygain Carol Service (also the Cytûn United Service for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity). Plygain originated in Catholic tradition before the Reformation, but was kept alive in recent centuries through the Welsh Chapels. This is a unique occasion to bring this celebration into St Peter's for the first time. All welcome. Any singing groups wishing to take part please contact Christine

Sat 21 Jan. 11am. St Edward’s. Coffee Concert: Alison Dite (piano) will play Fantasie in C, Opus 17 (Schumann) and Four Impromptus (Chopin). £2 inc. refreshments.

Wed 25 Jan. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society talk entitled “Richard Strauss: The Final Years”. Gwyn Parry-Jones takes us through this productive period in the composer's life which gave us the Four Last Songs, Metamorphosen and the opera Capriccio. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).

Sat 28 Jan. 10am-12pm. St Edward’s. “Posh Frocks and Bags” Bring & Buy Coffee Morning. £3 entry. All items will be donated to sell for church funds in aid of the new heating boiler.

Sun 29 Jan. 3-5pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Friendly Strings is a new string ensemble for adults grade 1-5 meeting on the last Sunday of the month. £3 per session (please bring a string instrument and music stand). Details


Thur 2 Feb. 7pm. St Edward’s. Solemn Mass to celebrate Candlemas. This is a sung celebration of the Eucharist with incense (and the Ceremony of the Candles).

18 Feb. 11am. Coffee Concert: Anne Braley (Mezzo Sop) & Jayne Thomas.

Mon 20 Feb. 7.30-9.30pm. Room 2, Roath Church House. Roath Parish Knitting & Crochet Group. New members very welcome – assistance given to learners.

Tue 28 Feb. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Evening Concert by Siân Cameron (Mezzo sop), Ryan Ross (Baritone) and their students, with Dan Perkin (piano). Tickets £5 on the door or 0771-3730847.


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This page is maintained by Alan Mayer.

Last updated 15 January, 2017 .