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.


Sep 12 John Resek violin (ex-BBC Philharmonic) & David Butterworth piano

Sep 19   Duncan Reid violin & Jonathan Ellis piano (both RNCM graduates)

Sep 26   Matthew Lam piano (Hong Kong & RNCM)

Oct 03   Anna Rosa Mari flute (Athens & RNCM) & Eira Lynn Jones harp (Head of Harp, RNCM)

Oct 10   Telemann Baroque Ensemble: Alistair Roberts fl, Elaine Turnock vl, Roger Bisby vc, Joanna Wallington vc Peter Collier hrpschd

Oct 17   Oldham Community Choir MD Jonathan Gibson

Oct 24 Voci voices: Eliz Ambrose, Margaret Ferguson sops, Eric Cymbir tenor, Simon Horsfield baritone, Jonathan Ellis piano

Oct 31   Margaret Ferguson soprano Jonathan Ellis piano


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