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.


  • Jan 24    The Ryebank Trio: Duncan Reid violin, Isobel Williamson cello & Jonathan Ellis piano (RNCM prize-winners)
  • Jan 31    Greta-Nike Gasser piano (România & RNCM)
  • Feb 07   Margaret Ferguson soprano (Ghana, Poland & RNCM) Jonathan Ellis piano (RNCM & Manchester University)
  • Feb 14   Vanessa Guinadi, Rhiannon Merrifield (sopranos), Harri Graham,(tenor)  William Kyle (baritone) & Jay Carroll piano (all RNCM)
  • Feb 21   Ugnius Pauliukonis piano (Lithuania & RNCM Gold Medal)
  • Feb 28   The Telemann Baroque Ensemble: Alistair Roberts flute, Alfred Pollard oboe, Roger Bisby cello & Peter Collier harpsichord


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