Toad Lane Concerts and Music at St Mary's

Come and be inspired by some of the finest talent around.

Concerts take place in the iconic Grade 1 Listed St Mary's Church and only cost £4. For a little extra you can have a tasty lunch of pie and peas before hand. Your contribution supports developing talent and the maintenance of this fine building.

Toad Lane Concerts


St Mary in the Baum, St Mary’s Gate/Toad Lane, Rochdale OL16 1DZ. 12:30 to 1:30 pm every Wednesday, refreshments available from 11:30 am, admission £4.


  • June 06 Duncan Glenday piano

    June 13 Meraki Duo: Meera Maharaj flute (RNCM & RAM) James Girling guitar (RNCM)

    June 20 'I, Franz Schubert' with John Nancarro, bass, David Hammond, piano and Nick Morrice, author

    Jun 27   Margaret Ferguson soprano Jonathan Ellis piano

    Jul 04     Voci Voices: Elizabeth Ambrose soprano and Eric Cymbir tenor with Jonathan Ellis piano

    Jul 11     Angela Rowley soprano, adjudicator and conductor, & Tim Kennedy piano (Cambridge and RNCM staff)

    Jul 18     Anne Butterworth soprano and flute, Peter Walker baritone and Elaine Marsden piano

    Jul 25     Jonathan Ellis piano

    Aug 01  Kay Jordan soprano & Friends with Tim Walker piano

    Aug 08  Mark Johnston cello Edward Rigg piano

    Aug 15 Toad Lane Concert Party: Rachael Brooks, Isabelle Coughlan, Adam and Joel Thetford, Chris Wilkinson, Dr Joe Dawson, et al.

    Aug 22 More than Melody Ladies Choir, MD Jonathan Gibson

    Aug 29  Toad Lane Concert Party: Isabella Despositos, Isabelle Whiteley, Chris Wilkinson, Dr Joe Dawson, et al.


For more information about the Toad Lane Concerts please contact Dr Joe Dawson on 01706 648872