The 2020 FridayLunchtime Concert series will be available via YouTube.

See current details below, and check this website  for future updates.

Concert Donations

Normally, donations are taken after the concerts in aid of St. Johns and a local charity. If you would like to make a donation, it would be much appreciated. Please follow the below link:


Friday 14th August

Music at Lunchtime - Organ Recital of English Music
Organist - Jonathan Delbridge

To access this concert on the day:

Rondeau from Abdelzaer - Purcell (1659-1695)

Salix from Plymouth Suite - Whitlock (1903-1946)
Voluntary Op. 1 no. 1 - Heron (1730-1795)
Hornpipe Humoresque - Rawsthorne (1929-2019)
Choral Song and Fugue - Wesley (1810-1876)
Cornet Piece in Bb - Burney (1726-1814)
Festival Voluntary Op. 87 - Peeters (1903-1986)
Nimrod from Enigma Variations - Elgar (1857-1934)
Pomp and Circumstance March no. 1 in D - Elgar (1857-1934)


If you want to know more about Jonathan: 


To Donate for this concert, follow the "Donate here" instructions shown above. 

September - under review

Friday 11th September

Music at Lunchtime - Magic and Passion from Eastern Europe.

Elegance Duo - Yulia Northridge (Violin) and Ekateriana Shetliffe (Piano) will let you feel the warmth and mystery of Eastern Europe. The music of Bartok, Dvorak, Mussorsky, and Gliere will be featured.

Retiring collection in aid of Devon & Somerset Air Ambulance Service and St. Johns Church.

Doors open at 12 noon, concert runs from 12.45am until 1.30pm.


October - under review

Friday 9th October

Music at Lunchtime - 'Strings & Things' with coffee and cake.

Musicians from Queens College return to St. Johns. Music from across the ages will be performed, ranging from exiting and stimulating peieces, through to those of a more contemplative nature. Coffee and cake will be served.

Retiring collection in aid of 4Louis Baby and Child Loss Charity and St. Johns Church.

Doors open at 12 noon, concert runs from 12.45am until 1.30pm.

November - under review

Friday 13th November

Music at Lunchtime - Advanced Musicians' Showcase.

Students from Wellington School will be performing an inspirational programme of music which celebrates musical diversity and excellence. The programme will feature a wide range of instruments, genres, ages, and stages.

Retiring collection in aid of Archie Project and St. Johns Church.

Doors open at 12 noon, concert runs from 12.45am until 1.30pm.

Forthcoming Plans in 2020 - Cancelled


- Heritage Open Days 2020

- Somerset Voices


- 2021 Early warning!
  The Skylark Quintet - 9th April 2021 - under review


See what else is on in Taunton at the website:
Tell The Church - Taunton



The new kitchen and toilet facilities are at the West end of church, We are very grateful for the grant aid for this work from these bodies: National Lottery Awards for All, Diocese of Bath + Wells Fund for Church Growth, Garfield Weston Foundation, National Churches Trust and Allchurches Trust Limited - owners of Ecclesiastical Insurance Group.

Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations on January 27th.

Students from Wellington School after the November Lunchtime Concert.

Bishop Ruth gives a blessing after the dedication of the re-ordering at the back of church. Members from St Mary 's joined us on this special occasion as Revd Jane was celebrating the 20th Anniversary 
Of her Ordination.

Revd Jane Eastell (centre) accompanied by Revd Dr Susan Durber (Minister at the United Reformed Church, Taunton) and Revd Deborah Kirk (Minister at the Temple Methodist Church, Taunton). The two guest ministers and their congregations joined us at St John's to participate in Sung Eucharist on Sunday 2nd June.