What’s on

Here’s the programme of events at St Mary’s Ware. Unless stated, entry is free. We ask you to contribute to a retiring collection in aid of St Mary’s Church. Tea, coffee and cakes are available before each lunchtime concert, from 11.30am.


Saturday 28 May, 7.30pm

Thursday’s Band with special guest star John Meed

Thursday’s Band feature a mix of acoustic guitar, mandolin and vocals with a fusion of folk, Cajun and classical influences, while John Meed is noted for his gentle wit and social comment. Drinks from the bar.



Saturday 4th June, 1pm

Emma Halnan and Jack Hancher: Fantasies & Dances for Flute and Guitar

Admission £15: concessions for under-24s and wheelchair users. Details and booking at: https://www.hertsmusicfest.org.uk/events2022



Monday 6 June, 12.30pm

Piano recital by Barbara Manning






Monday 7 June Icknield Piano Trio

Thursday 16 June, 12.30pm

The Icknield Piano Trio





Sunday 26th June, 2.30pm

An afternoon song recital by Richard Prince, accompanied by Huw Jenkins

Afternoon teas available





Monday 4 July, 12.30pm

A concert by pupils of Presdales School








Saturday 16 July, 7.30pm

Violin Magic: an evening concert with Vicky Jolliffe (violin) and Paul Guinery (piano)

Drinks from the bar





Monday 1st August, 12.30pm

Bush Hill Park Recorder Consort








Thursday 18 August, 12.30pm 

‘Chasing Moonbeams’ – light music from a Golden Age played by pianist Paul Guinery..





Monday 5th September, 12.30pm

Piano recital by Shirley Wu







Thursday 15 September, 12.30pm

Violin recital by Philippa Hanson accompanied by Michael Smith




Monday 3 October, 12.30pm

Clarinet recital by Colin Eldred accompanied by  Barbara Manning







Thursday 20 October, 12.30pm

Poetry and music – a selection of readings and short pieces








Monday 7 November, 12.30pm

Guitar recital by Matthew Burton






Thursday 17 November, 12.30pm

Viola recital by Paul Hickman accompanied by Michael Smith






Monday 5 December

Arwen Turner, Mark Lacy and Anna Le Hair

What's on?