St. John's has a musical tradition going back many years, both for its own music and as a venue for concerts given by visiting performers.

The Augmented Choir numbering about 30 voices generally performs a major Choral work during Lent.  In recent years these have included the Victorian favourites Stainer's Crucifixion and Maunder's Olivet to Calvary. Other works have included Fauré's Requiem and Vivaldi's Gloria.  More modern pieces have included "The Saviour" by Lloyd Webber,  "The Singing Dancing Carpenter" by Christopher Tambling and Jerusalem Joy by Roger Jones.

We try to make our practices fun as well as musically worthwhile and new singers are always welcome to join us.

We also have our brass band, St. John's Brass which plays both at St. John's and at many other venues, both local and further afield. This has become a well known group in Herefordshire and plays at many different types of functions. 

The band rehearses at St. John's on Sunday afternoons at 3.00 pm. Our Bandmaster is Hal Bottomley on 01432 357850.

Hereford Cathedral School frequently gives concerts and recitals in our Church and several local choirs enjoy giving concerts at St. John's where over 100 people can be seated comfortably, the acoustics are good and the welcome always very warm.


The Hereford String Orchestra (plus wind and percussion!) ready to perform at St John's