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.

Organ Recital 25 November 2016


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)






Tue 4 Oct. 7.30pm. St Margaret’s. Healing Service.

Wed 5 Oct. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society talk entitled “Buried Treasure”. Ian Cheverton presents a programme of interesting rarities and discoveries he has turned up and hopes that we too shall find some gems among his treasure trove. 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).

Sat 8 Oct. 5.15pm. St Edward’s. Opening of Festival Art Exhibition. (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).

Mon 10 Oct. 7.30-9.30pm. Room 2, Roath Church House. Roath Parish Knitting & Crochet Group. New members very welcome – assistance given to learners. Contact Gill Day 20-495496 or Ann James for details.

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. 8pm. St Edward’s. Erik Satie’s Uspud. 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).

Sat 15 Oct. 7.30pm. Roath Church House. Quiz. £5 per person – come in teams of 6 or join a team on the night. Bring your own drinks & nibbles. A chance to enjoy a fun evening stretching your brain! There will also be a raffle.

Wed 19 Oct. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society talk entitled “Music Magazine, Vol 68/1”. A miscellany of recorded music and comment on items of topical or special interest, presented by editor Brian Gardiner. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).

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.

Wed 26 Oct. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society talk entitled “1951: A significant year for RVW”. 1951 was the year of the Festival of Britain and the opening of the Royal Festival Hall in London.  Terence Gilmore-James highlights certain works of Ralph Vaughan Williams which were directly inspired by the festivities. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).


Sat 19 Nov. 11am. St Edward’s. Coffee Concert: Nic Bilham (Cello) & Elizabeth Williams (Piano). £2 inc. refreshments.

Fri 25 Nov. 7.30pm. St Margaret’s. Organ Recital by Canon Graham Holcombe of Llandaff, in aid of St Margaret’s Organ Appeal. £5 inc a glass of wine.

Sun 27 Nov. 7pm. St Edward’s. Advent Carol Service.


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This page is maintained by Alan Mayer.

Last updated 7 October, 2016 .