Parish & Ward Church of St. Botolph without Bishopsgate

Music at St. Botolph's

The music programme is run by Mr Iestyn Evans the Organist and Director of Music at St Botolph's Church.

Iestyn coordinates a Choir that sings at the Wednesday service at 1.10pm.

Mr Evans is additionally Director of Music at St James's, Spanish Place and has worked at the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School since 2001. He has performed as a soloist and accompanist in the UK and internationally, at venues which have included St John's Smith Square; Notre-Dame de Paris; St Patrick's Cathedral, New York; Brussels Cathedral; Chartres Cathedral; the Stephansdom, Vienna and St Peter's, Rome.

Mr Evans read music at The Queen's College, Oxford where he was organ scholar and studied with David Titterington at the Royal Academy of Music; past appointments have included organ scholarships at Westminster Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and St Davids Cathedral, and seven years as Organist of St Etheldreda's, Ely Place.

All the singers throughout the month are provided from a group of professionals.

Hiring the church for concerts and other events

St Botolph's has a wonderful acoustic for music and is becoming known as an excellent venue for recitals and concerts, especially of choral music. To hire the church for a concert or other event, contact the Administrator at