Mon 8 May. 2pm. Crwys Presbyterian Church, 77 Richmond Road. Meeting with Maria Rosario Felizco, Christian Aid’s Philippines Country Director. This will be a good occasion to hear first-hand about Christian Aid’s ongoing relief and development work in the Philippines and to ask your questions. A very warm welcome to all.
Tue 9 May. 7.15pm. Roath Church House. Roath Parish Ladies Circle: our 40th birthday party, our Ruby Anniversary. Please wear red to come & celebrate! Information from Gill Day 20-495496.
Tue 9 May. 7.30pm. St Edward’s Schoolroom. Cytun Meeting.
Tue 9 May. 7.30-8.30pm. St Edward’s. Concert by Gentle Rain Ensemble. An evening of Jazz and improvised music presented by Julian Martin. Ensemble of strings, brass woodwind and percussion (from the Jazz Workshop that meets at St Edward’s regularly on Monday evenings). Retiring collection for church funds.
Fri 12 May. 1.15pm. St John’s (town). Organ Recital by Gerard Brooks (Methodist Central Hall, Westminster). Entrance Free.
Sat 13 May. 9am-12pm. Llanishen Baptist Church. Annual Christian Aid Week Plant Sale. Plants, Bric-a-Brac, Toys, Books, Cakes, Refreshments (inc Hotdogs & Bacon butties). All proceeds to Christian Aid.
Sat 13 May. 12pm. Tintern Abbey. Prayer for Peace. Organised by the Friends of Our Lady of Tintern. Please bring a folding chair. Free entry to the Abbey for the Service.
Sat 13 May. 3-5pm. Roath Church House. Christian Aid Afternoon Tea (organized by Cytun). Tickets £5 on the door. Raffle and a warm welcome. Details from Mary 20-734640.
Sat 13 May. 6.30pm. St Edward’s. Student Recital. The Piano Studio Cardiff and Just One Theatre Arts. Tickets £6 (senior citizens and u-12 £3) in aid of church funds (on the door).
Sat 13 May. 7.30pm. St Martin’s. Cardiff Bach Choir present An Evening with the Bach Family: CPE Bach Magnificat; JS Bach Cantata 147 (Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring); JC Bach Magnificat; Swingle Bach. Tickets £12 (u16 free) 20-339739.
14-20 May. Christian Aid Week.
Mon 15 May. 6-8pm. Glamorgan Archives Building. From Past to Present. An evening at Glamorgan Archives, for anyone with an interest in the history of their church. Topics covered will include Parish registers and records, Managing computer records, Family History – using church records for research. Session led by Susan Edwards, Glamorgan Archivist, including an optional tour of the Glamorgan Archives building. Drinks and light refreshments. Booking essential: firstname.lastname@example.org 01656-868861.
Wed 17 May. 7pm. Llandaff Cathedral. Organ Recital by Stephen Moore. Admission free, retiring collection.
Thur 18 May. 7.30pm. City URC. 2017 William Hodgkins Lecture. Kirsty Thorpe will speak on “Celebrating a Century of Women’s Ministry”. Organised by CACEC (Cardiff Adult Christian Education Centre). £5 on the door.
Fri 19 May. 1.15pm. Eglwys Dewi Sant. Organ Recital by Huw Tregelles Williams (Swansea). Entrance Free.
Sat 20 May. 10am-12pm. St Michael’s Church, Cathays. Circle Dancing with Archdeacon Peggy. All welcome.
Sat 20 May. 10am. Roath Church House. Roath Church House Fayre.
Wed 24 May. 1.05pm. Beulah United Reformed Church, Rhiwbina. Lunchtime Concert. Bute Clarinet Quartet (Tom Howells, Daisy Evans, Darius Gray, Katie Hole). £5 at the door.
Wed 24 May. 7.30pm. Llandaff Cathedral. The Sixteen Choral Pilgrimage. Poulenc and Palestrina. Tickets £15-£25.
Fri 26 May. 1-1.30pm. National Museum of Wales. Organ Recital by William Thomas (London). Admission free. Places limited: book at Info Desk.
Sat 27 May. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Spring Concert: Seren Singers. £3.
Mon 29 May. 7.30pm. The Gate. Touring Orchestra: The Charnwood, from Leicestershire, including two excellent soloists, Chris Swann (clarinet) and Philip Heyman (principal viola of the Welsh National Opera, who organizes Cardiff Friendly Strings at St Edward’s). Programme: Berlioz, Brahms, Bruch and Dvorak. Tickets £10 (conc. £8) 20-483344.