Forthcoming Events


(Check also the Regular Events listings page for events that take place over a series of dates)


now - 22 April 2018
Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites
Sunley Room, National Gallery
Trafalgar Square, London
For more information see:

Tuesday 20 February - Saturday 17 March
London: Exhibition of work by Michael Quirke and Kirsty Kerr
At Husk Creative Space
649-651 Commercial Road, London, E14 7LW, +44 (0)20 7702 8802 (opposite Limehouse DLR)
Mondays 9am-6pm, Tuesday to Friday 9am-8pm & Saturdays 10am-5pm

Thursday, 22 February 9am
London: Mass for Artists at St Patrick's Wapping
For more information see:

Saturday 24 February 9am -6pm
London: Safe Passage free training event

Saturday 24 February 2.30pm

London: Mass for the Travelling Community at Westminster Cathedral

Saturday 24 February 7pm
London: Khameleon Theatre present The Look Charity Concert
Music, Dance, Poetry and Drama
Admission free. Donations for the charityLook - for Visually Impaired Children
At Theatro Technis, 26 Crowndale Road, London NW1 1TT|
See: Tel: 0207 387 6617

Saturday 24 February 11am-4pm
London: Another Look at Why Jesus Died: At-One-Ment David Cherry
Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH 0207-495-1673
As Holy Week draws near here is an opportunity to reimagine salvation, to think and begin to feel your faith in a freeer way. Using Girardian themes of mimesis and the scapegoat mechanism David will attempt to draw you into a vaster & life giving conversation about believing in Jesus.

Saturday 24 February 10am-4pm
Swansea: Day of Prayer for Lent with Sisters of St Faustina from the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy, Krakow, Poland.
At Sacred Heart Parish, School Road, Morriston, Swansea SA6 6HZ.
For more information contact Fr Jason Jones, email: Tel: 01792 771053

Monday 26 February
USA: National Call-In Day

26 February - 11 March
Fairtrade Fortnight
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1 March - 9 November
USA, Canada and Mexico: relics of St Padre Pio tour
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Wednesday 1 March - 23 March
London: Exhibition on the life and legacy of Cardinal Henry Manning
At Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street
The Exhibition will be introduced with a talk on Cardinal Manning by Fr Nicholas Schofield, Diocese of Westminster Archivist, in the church on Monday 5 March at 6.45pm. All welcome.

Thursday 1 March 2018 6.30pm
London: Professor Roger Trigg on 'Cakes, Conscience and Freedom'
Professor Trigg is emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Warwick and the author of "Equality, Freedom and Religion". He will address the tension between freedom of religion and the principles of equality and non-discrimination in cases such as Ashers Bakery (the so-called "gay cake" case) in the UK and similar cases in the USA.
At Notre Dame University, 1 Suffolk Street, London SW1Y 4HG. Aff Trafalgar Square). Free admission. Followed by a Reception.
To attend, please register on Eventbrite Catholic Union Charitable Trustor contact the Catholic Union office on 020 8749 1321 or

Thursday, 1 March 5 - 8pm
London: Teacher Training Recruitment Fair
The Cardinal Vaughan School, 89 Addison Road, W14 8BZ.
If you are interested in attending this event, please email or register at

Friday 2 March
Worldwide: Women's World Day of Prayer: prepared by the Women of Suriname: All God's Creation is Good.

Saturday 3 March 10.30am - 4pm.
London: Lenten Retreat led by Sr Sheila Gosney and Fr Oliver Barry OMI
The theme of our Lenten Retreat is 'Choose life'. Deuteronomy 30: 19-20
And how will we know when we are choosing life.? And how will we know when we are choosing life? What might it mean in practice to choose life and what does the best in me choose? A day of reflection, creativity and prayer to allow God to show us the way.
At DEMAZENOD House retreat and spirituality centre, 62 Chamber Street, Tower Hill, London E18BL Donation: £12. Individuals or small groups are welcome to book in advance. Tea and coffee will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch. The day includes sessions led by sr Sheila Gosney, quiet time, meditation, creativity and the opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and the celebration of the Eucharist.

Saturday 3rd March 10am to 3pm
Portsmouth Diocese: Social Justice Assembly for Lent, with Bishop Philip Egan
At St Bede's Church, Popley Way, Basingstoke RG24 9DX.
For more information see:

Monday 5 March 6.45pm
London: talk on Cardinal Manning by Fr Nicholas Schofield, Diocese of Westminster Archivist
At Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street
All welcome.

Tuesday March 6, 7pm
London: Annual Landing Lecture - Dr Austen Ivereigh will speak on: 'Pope Francis on how to Evangelise in a World in Flux'.
At Farm Street Church Hall, 114 Mount St, London W1K 3AH. There will be Mass in the church at 6pm; buffet reception to follow. All are most welcome. During the evening there will also be an update on the development of Landings programmes in the various centres in the UK, including the rolling out of programme of follow-up to Landings and other adult faith formation and evangelisation feeds 'Landings 2: Living in the Spirit', which is now beginning in Buckinghamshire parishes.

Wednesday 7 March 7 - 8.30pm
Brentwood: Preparing for Holy Week, with Mgr David Manson
At Christ the Eternal High Priest Church 410 Brentwood Road, Gidea Park, RM2 6DH
An opportunity to explore the ceremonies of the Easter Triduum in preparation for the most important days of the liturgical year.
Fr David is at present parish priest of Braintree and is a member of the diocesan Liturgy Commission. Fr David was ordained for the Diocese of Brentwood in 1985 and completed studies of Sacred Liturgy at the Pontifical Liturgical Institute of Sant' Anselmo in Rome. He has served the diocese in a variety of roles and in several different parishes and was Vicar General from 2001 to 2015.

All are welcome. Admission is free, but please book your place by email Refreshments will be provided. Bus and train links to Gidea Park station, which is three minutes' walk from the church. Easy access from M25 and Gallows Corner. Ample free parking available.

Thursday 8 March: 7 for 7.30pm
London Seminar: 'Taking back control: illusions of autonomy', with Pat Riordan SJ
At Hurtado Jesuit Centre, 2 Chandler Street, Wapping, London, E1W 2QT
Suggested donation: £10
Book your place:
For details of the seminar series see:

Thursday 8 March 7.30-9pm
Bushey, Herts: Journey through Lent with Mark's Gospel
With Sr Anne Walsh OP and Sr Karen Marguerite OP
At Niland Conference Centre, 93 Elstree Rd, Bushey WD23 4EE. Suggested donation: £5
Registration is required. Email: Or please leave a message at 020 7931 6078.

Saturday 10 March
Leeds: SVP Charity Ball
Join us for a glamorous evening of fun and fundraising to help build a brighter future for the people of Leeds.
The night at the Leeds Hilton City Hotel will involve: - A red carpet entrance - Sparkling drinks reception - Delicious three course dinner - Fabulous array of prizes and fundraising entertainmentM- Live entertainment. Tickets cost £50 per person (£500 for a table), to reserve and guarantee a place, please get in touch by emailing or by calling 0113 248 4126.

Wednesday, 14 March 7 -8.45pm
London: The Tawney Dialogue
Angela Rayner MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Ian Geary, CotL Member and Public Affairs Adviser on the theme of: "Equality, Opportunity and Social Mobility - Can we make Britain a society that works for all?"
At Methodist Central Hall Book here:

Friday - Sunday 16 - 18 March
Hyning: Catholic People's Week on Boundaries, borders and identity
Information and Bookings: Breideen Murtagh
See also ICN report:

Saturday 16 March
London: Creativity and Spirituality Workshop - Lifting the Veil, Discerning our dreams
At DeMazenod House, 62 Chamber St London E1 8BL (Tower Bridge).
Bring your lunch. Tea and coffee provided.
Pre-book all four sessions for a discount at just £40- or individually at £13/each.
For more info contact Fr Oliver Barry OMI at or
JudyAnn Masters 079444 90072

Saturday 17 March 2018 11am - 3pm
Brentwood: Study Day on The Catholic Vision of Marriage with Dr Clare Watkins
At Christ the Eternal High Priest Church, 410 Brentwood Road, Gidea Park RM2 6DH
This day will provide an opportunity to think more deeply about the theology and living of marriage and family from a Catholic understanding. Drawing on Amoris Laetitia, and the longer Church tradition, Clare will present an integrated vision of theology and practice, and encourage participants to reflect on their own particular engagement with the challenges and blessing of this fundamental area of marriage and family life. Dr Clare Watkins is Reader in Ecclesiology and Practical Theology at the University of Roehampton. Her work has focused on lay living in the Catholic church, and ecumenically, with a particular interest in practice based theologies of baptism, marriage and family. She has worked with Marriage Care, and the Bishops' Conference Department for Marriage and Family Life on a number of projects.

All are welcome. Admission is free but booking essential by email Coffee will be available from 10.30am. Please bring your own lunch. Local eateries available. Easy access by road from the M25 and Gallows Corner. Ample free parking available at the church. Three minutes' walk from Gidea Park station. Please check the Abellio Greater Anglia website for possible service alterations.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 at 7pm
St John Passion at the London Oratory
The Schola will perform JS Bach's St John Passion at the London Oratory Church The role of Evangelist will be sung by Nicholas Mulroy and the role of Christus by Michael Craddock. The Schola will be accompanied by the St Cecilia Players. Tickets, priced £20 (£10 concessions) will be available on the door and in advance from the Oratory House from February.

Wednesday 21 March
Fly Kites not Drones

25 March - 7 April
Cumbria: Holy Week and Easter Week at Burbank Hall
Book early to share this time with us.
For more information, Email: Tel: 015395-32288
Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH

Wednesday, 28 March 7pm
London: Lent Service for Aid to the Church in Need
The Oratory Schola will sing a Lenten Service at St Patrick's, Soho, London W1
The service will take the form of Stations of the Cross with Solemn Music and will include an update on ACN's important work to support persecuted Christians in the Middle East.

Friday 30 March
London: Rise Theatre perform 'Romero' at St Ignatius church, Stamford Hill
details to follow


2-11 April
Easter Justice and Peace Pilgrimage to Europe
For more information see:

4 April 10.30 for 12 start
London: National Service to mark 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King Jr assasination

Sunday 8 April 1.30pm
Swansea: Inauguration of Menevia Diocese Divine Mercy Shrine
Bishop Tom will be inaugurating the Shrine at the Church of the Sacred Heart, School Road, Morriston, Swansea, SA6 6HZ
This special Divine Mercy Sunday will include Blessings, Exposition, Confessions, Rosary and Chaplet Prayers, Mass and Veneration of Relics of St Faustina and St John Paul. More information to come on the ICN News page.

20 - 23 April
Cumbria: Latin: the Basics.
For beginners or the very rusty!
For more information, Email: Tel: 015395-32288
Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH

Saturday 21 April
Bedford: Talk by Kari Beckman, a founder of the US-based Regina Caeli
Kari will speak about their model to families, with a view to opening a UK centre (or centres) if there is enough interest. Organisers are asking for contribution of £25 per family to help cover the cost of Kari's travel to the UK. For more information contact: or visit:

Friday to Sunday 27 - 29 April 2018.
Douai Abbey: 'Deeper into Mindful Christianity' (Mindfulness II Retreat)
For people who have an initial awareness and practice of mindfulness. Participants should either be practising Christians, of any denomination, or have a strong empathy and interest in Christianity while practicing mindfulness and meditation in this context. The retreat will be lead by Martin Zetter and Brother Christopher Greener OSB of Douai Abbey. To book, contact the Abbey Guestmaster on 0118 971 5399 or email:

Friday - Sunday 27-29 April
Cumbria: Time to Reflect: Education and Compassion
Lenten weekend for lecturers in higher education.
For more information, Email: Tel: 015395-32288
Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH

Sunday 29 April 3pm
Rosary on the Coast
An initiative of the Lay Faithful across the British Isles inviting the faithful of our nations, with the support of our clergy and Bishops, to a Day of Prayer for Faith, Life and Peace which will surely be pleasing to the Holy Spirit, and to Our Blessed Mother. I am delighted to say that the Rectors of our two National Marian Shrines (Walsingham & Our Lady of the Taper) in England and Wales have given Rosary on the Coast their full backing and encouragement. For more information see:


1 - 5 May
Cumbria: Introducing St Augustine at Boarbank Hall
Open to all.For more information, Email: Tel: 015395-32288.
Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH Website:

Saturday 2 May
London: Creativity and Spirituality Workshop - Healing our World: using Divine Love on ourselves and the world around us
At DeMazenod House, 62 Chamber St London E1 8BL (Tower Bridge).
Bring your lunch. Tea and coffee provided.
Pre-book all four sessions for a discount at just £40- or individually at £13/each.
For more info contact Fr Oliver Barry OMI at or
JudyAnn Masters 079444 90072

Monday - Friday 7 to 11 May
A week of monastic experience at The Monastery of Christ Our Saviour,Turvey , Bedfordshire
Free accommodation and meals. A chance to live the monastic life in a unique Benedictine setting. If interested and over 18, please contact Br. John Mayhead OSB for further details or to book. By email: - Or by post to: Br John Mayhead OSB, The Monastery of Christ our Saviour, Jacks Lane, Turvey, Bedfordshire. MK43 8DH. Also visit:

18-23 May
Cumbria: Two Wings and Some Prayers
For anyone interested in birds, beginners or experienced. For more information, Email: Tel: 015395-32288Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH Website:


Saturday 2 June
Derby: Green Christian On the Road Together regional day
details to follow. See:

2-9 June
Cumbria: Thinking Scripture: Wisdom Literature
All welcome. For more information, Email: Tel: 015395-32288 Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH Website:

Wednesday 13 June 5.30- 7pm
London: Catholics in Fundraising Summer 2018 reception.
A free networking reception for Catholics working in fundraising
Harris Hill will speak on ''Successfully recruiting your next fundraiser'
At a central London location. To register to attend this free event contact

Saturday 16 June
London: Creativity and Spirituality Workshop - Taste of the Mystic: sample meditations and creativity from our mystic tradition
At DeMazenod House, 62 Chamber St London E1 8BL (Tower Bridge).
Bring your lunch. Tea and coffee provided.
Pre-book all four sessions for a discount at just £40- or individually at £13/each.
For more info contact Fr Oliver Barry OMI at or
JudyAnn Masters 079444 90072


7 - 9 September 2018
Liverpool: National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress
details soon

23 September - 6 October
Ignatian Camino - in the steps of St Ignatius Loyola
For more information please speak to Fr Dominic or, to request a brochure and to book, contact Pax Travel direct on (020)-7485-3003; For full details visit



Sunday 11 November
London: Concert to celebrate Centenary of Poland at Royal Albert Hall

Tickets went on sale on 29 January 2018. Half of them have already been sold, so if you would like to attend - better book soon through the Royal Albert Hall Box office: tel 02075898212

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