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)






Mon 1 June. 7.30-9.30pm. Roath Church House. Roath Parish Knitting & Crochet Group. All welcome.

Sun 7 June. 1-4pm. Roath Church House. Family Fun Day. Barbeque, pets corner, face painting, cakes, tea & coffee. All welcome.

Wed 10 June. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. St Edward’s Orchestra Soloists Concert.

Sat 20 June. 11am. St Edward’s. St Edward’s Jazz Month Coffee Concert. Julian Martin (piano) and James Chadwick (guitar) – an intimate and conversational exploration of the American songbook, featuring tunes by Jerome Kern, Cole Porter and Antonio Carlos Jobim. £2 inc. coffee.

Sat 27 June. 11am. St Edward’s. St Edward’s Jazz Month Coffee Concert. AKA Reflections – Alexa Dene (vocals and flute), Kate Williams (guitar), Alison Walker (alto Saxophone) & Sarah Thomas (double bass) playing swing, latin and ballads. £2 inc. coffee.


Fri 3 July. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Nidum Ensemble (musicians from the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and BBC Now) present Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. Programme also includes Barber’s Adagio for Strings and Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik. Tickets £10 (students and u-18 £5) 01639-639259 or

Sat 4 July. 11am. St Edward’s. St Edward’s Jazz Month Coffee Concert. Glen Manby and Julian Martin play songs from the Great American Songbook. £2 inc. coffee.

Sun 5 July. 2.30pm. St Anne’s. St Anne’s Orchestra presents “A Short Ride”, a musical journey designed to inspire children. Admission free. Includes a chance to conduct the orchestra!

Sat 11 July. 11am. St Edward’s. St Edward’s Jazz Month Coffee Concert. Kathy Davies (song stylist combining an eclectic repertoire with a distinct jazz flavour) with Julian Martin (piano). £2 inc. coffee.

Sat 18 July. 11am. St Edward’s. Coffee Concert. Ensemble Opera Glas: Favourite Opera Arias, Duets and Ensembles. £2 inc. coffee.

Sat 18 July. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Venus & Adonis, performed by Pavane accompanying Opera Mint on viols, virginals, lute, theorbo, recorders and curtal. A short  masque written by John Blow for the Court of King Charles II c1685. John Blow was tutor to Henry Purcell and this work was  written about 10 years earlier than Purcell's better known Dido and Aeneas. It lasts for less than an hour, is very beautiful and full of dances and it is from a very interesting period in history when music making  and theatre were restored after the rule of Cromwell and the Puritans.

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


Links to other sites of interest

This page is maintained by Alan Mayer.

Last updated 21 June, 2015 .