Services

The usual pattern of services is:

Sunday 

10.30am Choral Parish Eucharist 

Monday 

6.30pm St Mark's Horizon Voices Community Choir (Term time) 

Tuesday

10:00-11:30 Little Lions

12noon Eucharist 

12:30pm Coffee Hour

Thursday

7pm   Eucharist 

In order to visit us

St Mark's Hamilton Terrace

St Mark's Church
114 Hamilton Terrace
London
NW8 9UT

Please call the Administrator on: 020 7624 4065 to enquire about bookings.

Office Hours:

Tuesday:   10am-3pm

Thursday: 10am-3pm

To discuss weddings, Christenings or to speak to a priest for any other reason Tel: 020 7328 4373 (vicar) Please note: the vicar is unable to help with hall bookings.

E-mail the parish office on: admin@stmarks.london

Or use our contact form.

Music Department

Director of Music - Ben Hulme

Ben Hulme is a freelance French horn player and organist, originally from Manchester and now based in West London. He studied at Chetham's School of Music, and latterly as an undergraduate Sir Elton John Scholar at the Royal Academy of Music, where he graduated with a first class Honours degree. He joined the team at St Mark's as Assistant Organist in 2017 before taking up his current role in October 2018.

 

With a keen interest in orchestral and chamber music, Ben has worked with many of the UK's orchestras and has performed at most of the country's concert halls. He is a founding member of London Metropolitan Brass Quintet, with whom he enjoys playing at a growing number of recitals and engagements.  Through winning first prize in the Worshipful Company of Musicians' Brass Prize, he is now a Yeoman Young Artist of the Company and enjoys leading workshops in schools across London as part of their well-established Yeoman Outreach Programme. Most recently, the quintet won third prize in the inaugural Philip Jones Brass Quintet Competition in July 2019. It remains a pleasure to be able to balance his horn playing career with his role as Director of Music at St Mark's. 

 

In between his musical and educational commitments, Ben is a Deputy Team Leader for the London Ambulance Service Voluntary Responder Group, where he responds to 999 calls across the capital as an Emergency Responder. He also enjoys playing football, following Manchester United, and recently began road cycling. 


Ben is contactable at dom@stmarks.london

 

Assistant Director of Music - Nicholas Tall

Nicholas Tall is in his second year as an undergraduate at the Royal Academy of Music. At the Academy, he studies organ with Bine Bryndorf and conducting with Patrick Russill.  Prior to being appointed as Assistant Director of Music at St Mark's in September 2019, Nicholas was Organ Scholar at St Mary's, Bourne Street.  

 

Before beginning his studies at the Royal Academy of Music, Nicholas was a student at Wells Cathedral School and, from 2016 to 2018, was Junior Organ Scholar at Wells Cathedral. In 2017, he took up the position of Organist and Choirmaster of the United Parish of East Harptree in Somerset, where he worked with the choir to develop music in the liturgy.  Additionally, he began a successful concert series that culminated in July 2018 with the inaugural Harptree Music Festival.  Until July 2019, Nicholas was Artistic Director of the festival and now holds the position of President and Founder. 

 

Nicholas has performed widely in the UK and abroad, including at Wells Cathedral; St John's, King's and Trinity Colleges in Cambridge; at New and Merton Colleges and Christchurch Cathedral in Oxford; St Clement Danes in London; Stefanskerk, Hardenberg, in the Netherlands; and Germany's Neresheim Abbey.   

 

Nicholas is the recipient of the Royal Academy of Music's Gwen & Eric Windo Organ Award and the Eric Thiman Organ Prize.  

 

For further information on any aspect of Music at St Mark’s, or to donate towards its on-going development, please contact Ben Hulme at dom@stmarks.london

 

 

Director of Junior Choir - James Rhodes

James is a BMus (Hons) Graduate of the University of Sheffield where he was awarded the Sir Thomas Beecham Scholarship for the highest performance in academic musical studies, specialising in musical theatre, music education, historical musicology and analytical approaches to music. During his undergraduate studies, James collaborated with Professor Nicola Dibben as an undergraduate research assistant investigating experiential music app albums for mobile devices, as well as directing the University Flute Ensemble, Performing Arts Society and working in arts administration for the annual summer music festival in the city. Following his undergraduate studies, James completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Music Education at the UCL Institute of Education, University of London. 
 
James is currently Director of Music at St Christina's Prep School in St John's Wood, Director of the Junior Choir at St Mark’s Church Hamilton Terrace, and works as a freelance musician, tenor and conductor across London. He has also taken the role of Concert Manager with echo, a recently established professional vocal ensemble. His current research interests include choral music direction and pedagogy for children and young people, interpretation in contemporary popular music and developing audiences for classical and contemporary choral music. In his spare time, James enjoys reading, Zumba and songwriting.

 

 

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