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150 Year Celebration Events:

Mon 24 October

19.30  Celebration service for the 150th anniversary of the consecration of St. John’s Church with Geoff, Bishop of Stafford and many invited guests, including former vicars, curates and the Mayor.  Refreshments afterwards.

All October and November

Exhibition of church history and incumbents

Sat 26 November

10.00 to 16.00  History Day in church. Talks by Denis Bladon at 10.30am and David Blant at 11.30am.

All of December

Exhibition of de Ferrers photographs

Wed 14 December

19.30  Concert in church with the Local Vocals

All of January

Exhibition by the Mother’s Union

Tue 31 January

19.30  The Harmonics Choir - CANCELLED

All of February

Exhibition by the Sunday School and Junior Church

Wed 8 February

19.30  Concert by the Burton Big Band. Free entry.

All of March

Exhibition by the Men’s Group

Sat 25 March

19.30  Tutbury Band in concert

All of April

Exhibition by the Wives’ Group

Sat 22 April

19.30  Organ recital with John Evanson

All of May

Exhibition by the Servers

Sat 6 May

19.30  Needwood Singers

All of June

Exhibition by the Uniformed Organisations

Fri 9 June

19.30  Concert by the Burton Musical Theatre Company

All of July

Exhibition by the Guild of St. Raphael

Sun 2 July

16.00  Lichfield Sinfonia

Fri 7 July

19.45  Concert by the Rolleston Choral Society - Note change of date and time.

Sat 15 July

14.00  Victorian Summer Fair

All of August

Exhibition by the Bell Ringers

All of September

Exhibition of Summer Fun activities

Fri 15 September

19.30  The Rolls Royce Band - CANCELLED

Sat 23 September

19.30  Friday Voices

All of October

Exhibition of Church Music

Sat 7 October

14.00  Michaelmas Market and Open Day

Fri 13 October

19.00 An hour of music from Lichfield Cathedral Choir

St. John’s was consecrated on 24 October 1866 and in 2016 celebrated its 150th anniversary by holding a series of special events through 2016 and 2017 in commemoration of this.



125th Anniversary Pictures