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


MUSIC at St Mary’s in the Baum.

St Mary’s Gate/Toad Lane, Rochdale OL16 1DZ. 12:30 to 1:30 pm every Wednesday, 1230pm refreshments available from 11:30 am, admission £4.


Dear fellow music aficionado,

Herewith the latest tranche of classical music fayre on offer at St Marys in the Baum:

Jan 23    The Ryebank Trio: Duncan Reid violin, Isabel Williamson cello & Jonathan Ellis piano

Jan 30   Elinor Nicholson harp and clarsach (RNCM)

Feb 06   Margaret Ferguson soprano (Ghana, Poland & RNCM) & Maria King piano (RNCM staff)

Feb 13   HH Classical Duo: Olivia Hunt soprano and John Hosking continuo (organ, harpsichord & piano)

Feb 20   The Kell Wind Trio: Alastair Roberts flute, Geoffrey Smith clarinet, Alex Kane  bassoon

Feb 27   to be confirmed

Mar 06  Telemann Baroque Ensemble: Alistair Roberts flute,   Alfred Pollard oboe, Roger Bisby cello & Peter Collier harpsichord

Mar 13  Meraki Duo: Meera Maharaj flute James Girling guitar

Mar 20 Commemorative 900th Concert featuring Voci voices:

Elizabeth Ambrose, Margaret Ferguson, sopranos, Eric Cymbir tenor, Simon Horsfield baritone & Jonathan Ellis piano

Mar 27  Susanna Yttri Solsrud soprano Olivia Dance piano RNCM


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