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)






Sat 2 Sept. 5pm. St Edward’s. Save the Children Concert for “Emerging Musicians and Poets”. Organized by Francesca Rigaud. The performers will be people who have little or no previous experience of performing in front of an audience. The concert is free, with retiring collection for Save the Children.

Mon 4 Sept. 10.30am. South Wales 2000 Clay Target Shooting Ground, Mynddislwyn nr Blackwood. Roath Parish Ladies Circle Annual Charity Event. Do come & bring your friends & join us. For £5 you can try clay shooting & have a bacon roll & tea/coffee. There is also a chance to visit the local church & enjoy the countryside. For further details, maps & directions contact Gill Day 20-495496.

Tue 5 Sept. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Healing Service.

Wed 6 Sept. 7.25pm. St Edward's. Cardiff Recorded Music Society. Sullivan - with and without Gilbert. Our treasurer, David Perkins, opens our season with a survey of the music of Sir Arthur Sullivan, and not only that inspired by his collaboration with W H Gilbert in the Savoy operas.

Tue 12 Sept. 7.15pm. Room 2, Roath Church House. Roath Parish Ladies Circle Meeting. The Subject is "Childs Play". For further information contact Gill Day 20-495496. New members welcome.

Wed 13 Sept. 7.25pm. St Edward's. Cardiff Recorded Music Society. Prokofiev: A Bold Innovator. Neil Pritchard surveys the life and times of Sergei Prokofiev,  a composer who had a profound influence on the development of twentieth century music.

Sat 16 Sept. 11am. St Edward’s. Coffee Concert: Pianist and Composer Dan Phelps performs his own compositions for solo piano from his albums ‘Shadows’ and ‘Reflections’, ‘Relaxing and Reflective Piano Music’ and ‘Expansive and Beautiful’. £2 including coffee and biscuits.

Sat 16 Sept. 12.30-5.30pm. St Margaret’s. Heritage Open Day.

Sun 17 Sept. 2pm-5.30pm. St Margaret’s. Heritage Open Day.

Wed 20 Sept. 7.25pm. St Edward's. Cardiff Recorded Music Society. World War I Tributes. World War 1 took a terrible toll on classical music, many composers and performers being killed or irreversibly scarred as a result of their experiences.  Geraint Lewis pays homage to a selection of them.

Sat 23 Sept. 3pm. St Edward’s. Concert: Eiry Price (mezzo-soprano) and William Stevens (bass-baritone). Entrance £5 (students £3).

Wed 27 Sept. 7.25pm. St Edward's. Cardiff Recorded Music Society. Lawyer Composers. Our own legal practitioner, Norman Doe, portrays the legal careers of six composers who studied or practised law, as seen within the wider context of the relationship between law and music.


Wed 4 Oct. 7.25pm. St Edward's. Cardiff Recorded Music Society. National Anthems - Used and Abused
Ian Cheverton investigates how composers have been involved with all kinds of anthems in all kinds of situations.

Wed 11 Oct. 7.25pm. St Edward's. Cardiff Recorded Music Society. Music Magazine, Vol 69/1
A miscellany of recorded music and comment on items of topical or special interest, presented by new editor Neil Pritchard.

Sat 14 Oct. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Concert by Pavane Early Music Consort Concert of music and songs from renaissance to baroque including works by Thomas Tomkins, Monteverdi & Purcell.. (St Edward’s Festival).

14-21 Oct. St Edward’s. Festival Exhibition: paintings by the late Laurie Williams ARIBA. (St Edward’s Festival).

Wed 18 Oct. 7.45pm. St Edward’s. Concert by Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan Symphonic Brass. (St Edward’s Festival).

Sat 21 Oct. 11am. St Edward’s. Coffee Concert: Fumi Otsuki (violin) & Alessandro Viale. (St Edward’s Festival).

Wed 25 Oct. 7.25pm. St Edward's. Cardiff Recorded Music Society. Richter: A Soviet Enigma
Geoff Trinick explores the career of Sviatoslav Richter, thought to be one of the greatest pianists of all time who was almost unknown in the West until 1960.

Sat 28 Oct. 7.30pm. Roath Church House. Pavane Early Music Consort concert with Philippa Waite and her dance team, to include music and dances from medieval to baroque.


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This page is maintained by Alan Mayer.

Last updated 9 September, 2017 .