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 three Churches: St Margaret's (the Parish Church), St Anne's 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 Anne's Church

Sunday Service:

11am Sung Mass.

St Anne's Church

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 noticeboard)






Sun 1 Mar. 7pm. Roath Church House. Unknown Theatre present a show entitled “Songs and Thoughts on what it means to be Welsh”. Free entry; retiring collection in aid of Roath Church House.

Sun 1 Mar. 8.30pm. St Edward’s. Opera Mint present perform Ravel’s “L’enfant et les Sortileges” (The Child and the Spells). It last about 45 minutes. Entrance free. Retiring collection for church funds.

Tue 3 March. 7pm. St Anne’s Church. Healing Service with Rev Dr Rhys Jenkins.

Wed 4 Mar. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward's. Cardiff Recorded Music Society. “Members’ Choice”. A second opportunity for you to let Rod Delamere have your personal favourite pieces of music. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).

Sun 8 Mar. 3pm. St David’s 6th Form College, Ty Gwyn Rd. Wales & the Marches Catholic History Society meeting. Seán Cleary will speak about “Bute, Llanishen & the Early Nineteenth Century Irish”. Free admission.

Sun 8 March. 7.30pm. St Margaret’s. Concert by Nidum Ensemble. Barriere Sonata for two cellos in G, Bach Ricercar a 6 from The Musical Offering, Strauss Capriccio, Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence (Op.70). Tickets £10 (u-18 & students £5).

Tue 10 Mar. 7pm. St Edward’s. Concert by Peter Fielding (clarinet), Diana Painter (violin) and Alison Dite (piano). Programme includes two works by Darius Milhaud: the Duo Concertante and the Suite for Violin, Clarinet and Piano.

Tue 10 Mar. 7.15pm. Roath Church House. Roath Parish Ladies Circle. Someone from CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) will talk to us. This is our charity for 2015. There will be a sales table for CDs/DVDs/Books. All welcome. Details from Gill Day 20-495496.

Wed 11 Mar. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward's. Cardiff Recorded Music Society. “Conductors: the New Generation”. Cardiff Philharmonic conductor Michael Bell highlights the work of some exciting young conductors such as Gustavo Dudamel, Edward Gardner and Andris Nelsons. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).

Sun 15 March. 7.30pm. St Anne’s. St Anne’s Orchestra concert. A wide range of classical music including Borodin Concertino for flute (soloist Alec Thomas), and Dvorak Symphony No. 8. Admission free. Retiring collection for St Anne’s Church.

Wed 18 Mar. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward's. Cardiff Recorded Music Society. “Italian Rarities”. Prompted by an interesting discovery on the radio, John Thomas turns his attention to some of the byways of Italian orchestral and operatic repertoire. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).

Sat 21 Mar. 10am-2pm. Roath Church House. Mad March Fayre & Soup Lunch.

Sat 21 Mar. 11am. Coffee Concert: St Edward’s Centenary Concert: WW1 Music.

Sun 22 Mar. 6pm. St Margaret’s. Deanery Confirmation.

Wed 25 Mar. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward's. Cardiff Recorded Music Society. “The Violin Virtuoso”. BBC NOW Associate Leader Nick Whiting explores the important tradition of the violin virtuoso from the time of Joachim to the present day. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).

Sun 29 March (Palm Sunday). 11am. St Edward’s. Centenary Celebration Eucharist. Preacher: Archbishop Barry. Celebrating 100 years of worship at St Edward’s.


Wed 15 Apr. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Roath Park Cytun Meeting.

News from Roath Parish

Ros Jones licensed to administer the chalice more

Read the Bible in a Year Scheme

Funeral Eulogy for William James Doe (pdf)

Archbishop Rowan's World AIDS Day Message (YouTube)

St Edward's Organist, Professor Norman Doe, takes part in the Gore Lecture 2010 at Westminster Abbey more

Farewell reception for Rev Sue Rees more

Sapphire Singers raise money for LATCH. more

St Edward's organist, Professor Norman Doe meets Pope Benedict. more

Roath says Farewell to Rev Caroline. more

Early Music Consort accompany Choral Evensong. more

Wedding of Tricia and Glyn. more

Rev Stewart Lisk inducted as Vicar of Roath. more


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This page is maintained by Alan Mayer.

Last updated 1 March, 2015 .