A tranquil haven in a fast and frantic world, St. Leonard’s church helps people connect with calmness of mind and spirit.

Relax and reflect in this ancient place of worship, be inspired by beautiful music, discover an oasis of peace that has resourced hundreds of people for almost a thousand years. It remains at the heart of Hertford’s community and cultural life today.

Share the life of St. Leonard’s this year.

2022 Events

‘Aspects of St. Leonard’s’ Exhibition: September 10 – 11, 2022

Showcasing local responses to St. Leonard’s Church in a variety of media: photography, paint, sound, video. What does St. Leonard’s mean to you? Come and see what it means to others.

Concert Programme 2022

Sergio Bucheli
Lute recital
Saturday 9th July, 7.30pm

Programme highlights:
Sylvius Leopold Weiss and JS Bach sonatas for lute

In the 17th century, the lute was one of the most popular instruments across Europe. Its repertoire ranged from stylised French dance suites to the melancholy of the English Jacobean composers. This evening recital by Sergio Bucheli describes a musical conversation across Europe, with a special attention to the magnificent voice of Sylvius Leopold Weiss, a contemporary of JS Bach.

Tickets £15, (£10 for Friends of St. Leonard’s)
or email

Fiona Bonds and Friends
JS Bach, Goldberg Variations for String Trio
Sunday 21st August, 7pm (NB. Time)

A Sunday evening performance of Bach’s masterwork for the harpsichord adapted for string trio. Beautiful ensemble playing by musicians from London’s leading orchestras, who will introduce their performance with an informal talk and discussion.

Tickets £15, (£10 for Friends of St. Leonard’s)
or email

Emperor String Quartet
Saturday 24th September, 7.30pm
Programme TBA

The Friends of St. Leonard’s are delighted to welcome the superb Emperor String Quartet for an autumn evening of majestic music-making! Programme: TBA.

Tickets available September 2022