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Tuesday, 24th April

7.15pm for a prompt start at 7.30pm


£12 (concessions £10) on door or

£11.37 (concessions £9.21) in advance


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Holy Trinity Church, Millbrook Rd, SO15 0JZ


Supported by the Orthodox Parish of St Silouan of Mt Athos


Russian Princess buried in Hayling Island
THE grave of a Russian princess left barely recognisable has been restored to look as good as new.
This year the 300th Anniversary of the presence of the Russian Church in the UK is being celebrated. The highlight will be the re-dedication of the Cathedral of the Dormition in London by the Patriarch of Moscow and All-Russia, Metropolitan Kirill. There are two videos that have been produced about this event:   (in English)   (in Russian)

Choral concert celebrating Russian priest

Russian Heritage in the UK 
45 minute film by Metropolitan Hilarion entitled Orthodoxy in the British Isles

Christmas message of Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh HD

St Peter’s Church, North Hayling, PO11 0RT TUESDAY 24TH OCTOBER, 7pm

The vocal ensemble Resurrection - Voskresenije in Russian - was founded by Jurij Maruk in 1993. It consists of nine professional female and male vocalists. 
The repertoire of the ensemble includes Russian Sacred Music as well as folk music. Guest performances in Germany, Switzerland, Norway, Austria, the UK, 
France and Italy have met with great success, and the choir has recorded several CDs of their repertoire.

Choir website:

Tickets £12 Light refreshments afterwards from Nigel Chilcott 02392356317 or Karen Cutting 07962116047


Russian Orthodox Churches in South East England

The following are parishes of the Diocese of Sourozh of the Patriarchate of Moscow

BODIAM,  Robertsbridge   East Sussex
Community of the Holy Martyr Grand Duchess Elizabeth & the New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia

OXFORD   Oxfordshire
Parish of St Nicholas the Wonderworker

PORTSMOUTH   Hampshire
Parish of Ss Peter and Paul

Parish of St Luke

Parish of St Silouan of Mount Athos

You can see their locations on the map of Russian Orthodox Churches in the British Isles

List compiled by Fr Joseph Skinner, 22.02.11