Events at and around St Mary's

1 JUNE 2018
affecting access to St Mary's Church
  • Church Hill (8 am till 11.30 pm)
  • Peterborough Road (noon till 11 pm)
from Davidson Lane to West Street
  • Grove Hill (noon till 11 pm)
from Davidson Lane to Peterborough Road
The road closures are due to filming at Harrow School's War Memorial Building and the road outside, for a Twickenham Studios production called Lyrebird
11 May - 1 July: St Mary's Summer Music Festival
A series of seven concerts at St Mary's Church, featuring the talents of Colin Stone and friends. 
Next concert:
Sunday 3 June at 3 pm
Piano recital by Yuemeng Li and Jack Wong
Bach, Chopin, Schubert and more; tickets £10 (students £5), accompanied under-18s free.
At the end of this performance there will be a collection in aid of St Mary's Church.
Book tickets for any of the concerts here
View the full festival programme here
Saturday 9 June: St Mary's Summer Fete
1 - 4.30 pm (food till 5 pm)
Our summer fete is packed with family fun and old-world charm. Come and enjoy mellow jazz and ice-cold Pimms, vintage steam-engine rides and tours of the bell-tower, plus lots of stalls, games and our brilliant raffle - as well as our ever-popular tea room, serving delicious homemade sandwiches, cakes and more until 5pm.
Sunday 10 June: Spirewatch Open Gardens Day
1 - 5 pm
Move over Chelsea: for the first time this year, you have the chance to visit five beautiful private gardens around Harrow Hill for just £5 in total!
Extra treats include refreshments available at one garden and plants for sale at another.
The gardens are all within easy walking distance, in  Waldron Road, Clonmel Close, Crown Street, Nelson Road and on the High Street.
Tickets are available on the day, from the Open Gardens Information Point which you will find on The Green, High Street (close to The Gantry, at the top of Byron Road).
Sunday 24 June: Annual Civic Service
10.30 am
All faiths come together here at the Borough Church of Harrow, as we gather to welcome Councillor Kareema Marikar in her new role as Mayor of Harrow.
Saturday 21 July
Saturday 18 August
Saturday 15 September
Spire Café open 10 am - 4 pm; 
Guided tours of church, tower & views from the roof at
12 noon, 1.30 pm and 2.30 pm
Explore St Mary's Church, the oldest building in Harrow, and enjoy Spire Café's delicious homemade cakes, scones, toasties, hot rolls, soup and more - all made fresh from scratch. 
Admission to the church is free and you can wander around at your leisure.
There will be guided tours of the church and tower at
12 noon, 1.30 pm and 2.30 pm. You will be able to see parts of the church not normally open, admire the medieval brasses, explore the tiny chapel over the porch, climb the spiral staircase to see the bells and even try chiming a bell yourself.
Tickets £5 (adults); £1 (children) available on the day in the café from 10 am: please buy yours early to avoid missing out as numbers are limited and our tours often sell out.
Sorry! The tower is not suitable for children under 5 or anyone with mobility difficulties.
Menu & more about Spire Café here.

text © St Mary's Church Harrow on the Hill 2020      images © S Foster & N Ford 2020

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