Category Archives: Blog

We are hiring!

The Fair Shares Café is looking for an enthusiastic Catering Assistant to join the team in our friendly City Centre community café. We are run as a partnership between Downing Place United Reformed Church and Eddie’s, a local charity supporting people with learning disabilities.  You will be preparing food and serving meals alongside our volunteers,… Read More »

Week beginning 13 August

We welcome pianist Masahiro Yamaguchi back to Emmanuel on Wednesday 15 August at 1pm, and he brings first-time performer William Bass to accompany him on cello – a warm welcome to William on his first visit to Emmanuel!  Together, they will perform the following programme: Debussy  “Clair de lune” from Suite Bergamasque Haydn Piano Sonata Hob.XVI:31… Read More »

Week beginning 2 July

We are back!  Both our concerts and hopefully our emails resume this week.  We understand that many people have not been able to receive our updates recently, which was due to problems with our email address.  We have now changed to a new email address,, so we hope you will be able to receive… Read More »

New service for Sunday evenings – introducing Open Table

We are proud to announce a new service of worship which will take place on the first Sunday of each month.  Called Open Table, it aims to provide a safe and welcoming space particularly for LGBTQ people and their allies.  The first service will take place at St Columba’s Church, Downing Street at 7.30pm on… Read More »

What’s cooking this week in the Fair Shares Cafe?

Delicious Baklava, part of our feast of Middle-Eastern food for Refugee Week.  Come and try some!  Open 10.30 to 3.00, today, Thursday and Friday.