St. Peter's Church, Belsize Park, London. Church of England


We are an Anglican Church in the Edmonton Episcopal Area of the Diocese of London.

St Peter's is an attractive Victorian building in the Gothic style with a clock–tower. It was consecrated in 1859, and stands in its own garden, which is enjoyed by many residents and –by.

It offers a warm welcome to many visitors in the course of the year, with several hotels nearby, and has a friendly congregation of all ages and backgrounds.

Our building is also used for Christian worship by St. Gabriel's Ethiopian Orthodox Church.

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2017 Programme Announcements

Our arts programme continues with these performances:

Saturday 23 September, 1.15pm: Augustin Cornwall-Irving performs Renaissance and Baroque music on lute and classical guitar, including works by Thomas Baltzar, J S Bach, Francesco da Milano and John Dowland. Free admission - retiring collection.

Saturday 7 October, 7.30pm: Cavendish Winds, a quintet from the Royal Academy of Music, perform Mozart's Serenade in C minor, Maurice Ravel's Tombeau de Couperin (arr Mason Jones) and Malcolm Arnold's Sea Shanties. Tickets 10 on the door.

Saturday 28 October, 7.30pm: Hampstead Chamber Choir and soloists directed by Dominic Brennan give a concert performance of Henry Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas. Tickets 12 or 10 concession on the door, or from the choir's website at

Saturday 4 November, 7.30pm: Patrick Johnson, cello and Walid El-Yafi, piano return to St Peter's to perform sonatas by Beethoven and Brahms. Free admission - retiring collection.

Saturday 11 November, 1.15pm: Megumi Rolfe, violin returns to the church to perform Bach's Partita No 1 and works by Telemann and Elgar. Free admission - retiring collection.

Thursday 16 November, 6.30pm: Salley Vickers discusses her many acclaimed novels including Miss Garnet's Angel, The Cleaner of Chartres and her latest novel Cousins. A Daunt Books event at St Peter's. Tickets 8, including a glass of wine, may be purchased in advance at Daunt's Haverstock Hill shop, or by telephone 020 7794 4006.

Sunday 19 November, 6.30pm: Belsize Baroque directed by Tim Roberts give an orchestral and vocal concert with guest soloists. Bach cantatas Liebster Gott, wenn wird ich sterben and Jesu, der du meine Seele and the Brandenburg Concerto No 4, and Telemann's Concerto in D major. Tickets on the door 12.

Wednesday 22 November, 8.00pm: Canon Mark Oakley gives the fifth Donald Barnes Memorial Lecture: The Devil is the Drivel: reclaiming the mystery of faith. Sponsored by the Hampstead Christian Study Centre. Free admission - retiring collection.

Further events are planned for the spring, summer and autumn. Watch this space for details.

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St Peter's worship is simple and unfussy in style, and Liberal Catholic in practice.

St Peter's is an inclusive church, affirming the priesthood of women, and accepts all sincere worshippers, regardless of age, race, or sexual orientation.

The Sacrament and Holy Oils are reserved, and there is prayer in the church most weekdays.

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St Peters Interior

Photograph by Nicholas Boyd-Vaughan