Who We Are
We are located in the busy West End of London and, as well as being the Parish Church of Covent Garden, we are affectionately known as The Actors’ Church’ because of our long association with the theatre community.
This beautiful church, built by Inigo Jones, has been here since 1633 and we are also proud to have an attractive churchyard where people can rest and find some peace and quiet in what can be a stressful and busy part of the city.
Services are held every Sunday (at 11am) and most weekdays. We also host a wide variety of theatre, memorial services and concerts, totalling almost 300 events annually. As it says as you come through the church doors:
We seek to worship God as made known to us in Jesus Christ.
We are unafraid to reason, laugh and explore.
We know we need one another as we try to embody our faith in our daily lives.
We welcome people of faith, all who seek faith and friendship, and all who doubt.
Welcome to St Paul’s Church.
Rector: The Reverend Simon Grigg
Associate Rector: The Reverend Richard Syms
Caretaker: Robert Keen
Concert Director: Ben Chamberlain
Administrator: Sanna-Karina Aab
Office Manager and PA to the Rector: Phil Hunt
Churchwardens: Alison Catermoule, Tony Hogg, Dami Pinhero
Treasurer: Marisha Widdas
Book keeper: Laura Wickham
Gardeners: Carol Bavin, Chris Crickmore
Director of Music: Simon Gutteridge
Choirmaster: Nick Gallagher
St Paul's Church continues its series of Lunchtime Concert's with a selection of Renaissance pieces for lute and soprano. This work is presented by Robert Meunier and Kate Macoboy.
Fanfare - a recital for trumpet and piano
A concert presented by Marcel Sinfonia with a selection of classical pieces.
In Wings of Song - A Free Lunchtime Concert
A selection of classical pieces for soloist and piano.
Platform January 2021
PLATFORM is Iris Theatre’s new initiative to champion breakout artists taking the next steps in their professional life. This event series will see the company host monthly showcase nights that will run throughout 2021, spotlighting performers from a variety of disciplines. The first two PLATFORM events as part of our Winter Season, will take place in January and February 2021.
Iris Theatre is delighted to host the Ivor Novello award-winning Mediæval Bæbes, for a remarkable set of socially distanced performances at St Paul's Church in Covent Garden.