Tag Archives: St John’s Church

Church career which led Quinn to the not-so-high and mighty

SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT: Canon Arthur Quinn, for 32 years the vicar in Shirley, recently had his diamond anniversary of being a priest celebrated in a service at Croydon Minster. DAVID MORGAN spoke to him about Philip Larkin, Ronnie Corbett and the … Continue reading

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Switch to Shirley church gets choir all back under one roof

By PETER GILLMAN For some of the borough’s music groups, there is the beginnings of a return to “normality”, however slowly. The Croydon Male Voice Choir has managed to get back to indoor rehearsing. After months when only a handful … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey, Cinema at St John’s, Shirley, Feb 1

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London Mozart Players 70th anniversary launch, Sep 22

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Bowie in the Church, St John’s Upper Norwood, Jun 25

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St John’s Choir, Shirley, charity concert, Oct 19

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Ukraine choir comes to Croydon to sing for peace

A top men’s choir from Ukraine is coming to Croydon and will be singing at St John’s Church, Shirley, on Monday September 29. The Boyan Ensemble is from Kiev, its members drawn from Ukraine’s leading professional singers. Most are relieved … Continue reading

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