The Parish of Roath

The Parish of Roath is an ancient parish in the Eastern part of Cardiff, South Wales. We are a parish in the Church in Wales, part of the Anglican Communion. The Parish consists of two Churches: St Margaret's (the Parish Church) and St Edward's.

If you live in the neighbourhood, or are visiting Cardiff, please call in to any of our Services - you will always find a warm welcome.

St Margaret's Church

St Margaret's Church

Sunday Services:

8am Holy Eucharist.

9.30am Sung Eucharist (with Sunday School 2nd & 3rd Sundays of the month)..

6.00pm Parish Evensong and Sermon.


St Edward's Church

St Edward's Church

Sunday Services:

11am Sung Eucharist and Sunday School.

7.00pm Choral Evensong.


Regular Parish Services and Meetings


6.00pm. Evening Prayer. St Edward's (most days, Monday-Friday - check newsletter)






Mon 29 Aug. 2.30pm. Roath Church House. Philippa Waite and Consort de Danse Baroque present a charity performance of “A Masque of the Elements” (an 18th century style entertainment of dance, music and song) in aid of Guide Dogs Cymru & Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital. Tickets £15 (conc. inc full time students £12; children u16 £5; family ticket – 4 seats inc 1 adult £25). Tickets are limited so please book in advance. Information from Philippa 07976-374482 or Jeremy 07989-693734


Sun 25 Sept. 2pm-5.30pm. St Margaret’s. Open Day.

Wed 28 Sept. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society: a talk entitled “The Lyrita Legacy”. The Lyrita label appeared in the 1960s, recording mainly previously unrecorded British music in outstanding performances and superb sound.  David Perkins presents a selection from a recent compilation celebrating 50 years of the company. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).


Fri 7 Oct. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Concert: Emma Tanner (clarinet) & Alison Dite (piano). (St Edward’s Music & Arts Festival).

Sun 9 Oct. 3pm. St Edward’s. Sapphire Singers Tenth Anniversary Concert in aid of the Amber Project for young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who self harm. Programme includes Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater for Soprano Solo (Nicola Harris), Contralto Solo (Anne Braley) and Female Chorus; and Vaughan Williams’ Magnificat for Contralto, Female Chorus and Flute. (St Edward’s Music & Arts Festival).

Tue 11 Oct. 7.15pm. Roath Church House. Roath Parish Ladies Circle Meeting. Our speaker is Steve Rowson who will be talking about Stained Glassed Windows. There will be a sales table for Books, CDs, DVDs.

Tue 11 Oct. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Women in Harmony, Voicemale and South East Wales Clarinet Choir. (St Edward’s Music & Arts Festival).

Wed 12 Oct. 7.45pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff & Vale Symphonic Brass. (St Edward’s Music & Arts Festival).

Thur 13 Oct. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Erik Satie Piano/Organ Concert by James Ellis. (St Edward’s Music & Arts Festival).

Fri 14 Oct. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Seren Singers Launch Concert. The launch concert for a new professional singing collective. One half choral repertoire performed by a professional chamber choir; one half gala-style programme of operatic soloists.

Sat 15 Oct. 11am. St Edward’s. Coffee Concert: Scott Baker (Guitar). £2 inc. refreshments.

Sat 15 Oct. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Opera in Situ Concert. (St Edward’s Music & Arts Festival).

Tue 25 Oct. 7-8pm. Roath Church House. Dementia Friends Information Session, run by Eric Hyett. Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, talks, and acts about the condition – from telling friends about the programme to visiting someone you know living with dementia. Please come along and become a Dementia Friend.


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Last updated 24 September, 2016 .