Regular Events

This page lists the regular Taizé events in the Bristol area.


Many Taizé events are held once a month. The week of the month listed here refers to the occurrence of the actual day the event is held. So for example, if the 1st of the month falls on a Thursday, then the first Friday will be the 2nd of the month.

It is not related to the first whole week or the week of the first Sunday or anything else.

1st Week of Month

2nd Week of Month

  • Sunday – 6-7pm, Staple Hill Methodist Church, Taizé service built on the lovely meditative chants of the Taizé community in France, 131 High Street, Staple Hill, Bristol, BS16 5HQ.
  • Sunday – 6:30pm, St Bart’s Church, Parish of Bishopston and St Andrews, Maurice Road, Bishopston, Bristol (next to St.Andrews Park). Come and experience this distinctive style of worship at 6.30pm on the 2nd Sunday of each month – you are welcome to join us for the music practice from 5.45pm.

3rd Week of Month

  • Thursday – 7:30pm, St James’ Priory (not August). The Priory is next door to Bristol Bus Station, and there is usually parking space there. All are welcome.
    • there will be no Taize prayer on 17th April 2014 as this is Maundy Thursday this year.

4th Week of Month

Last Week of Month – this may be the 4th or 5th week!


  • St Bernadette’s Parish in Whitchurch are hoping to develop a regular time of  Taizé prayer, reflection and song around the cross.
  • Bristol Cathedral Sacred Space – a meditative service with Taizé chants.


  1. admin says:

    Do you know of any other Taizé events in the Bristol area? We will be happy to include them in this site.

    1. caroline price says:

      Hi Fran. Great stuff!

      There is a monthly Taize prayer on 2nd Monday of the month at
      St.Mary Redcliffe Church, Bristol at 7.30pm. Contact person is
      Heather Leppard, email:

      Good to see you tonight.Thanks for doing this!
      Love Caroline

      1. James says:

        Hi Fran,

        Another monthly Taize Prayer event to add to the site please!

        4th Monday of every month, 7:30 pm, Holy Cross RC Church, Dean Lane, Southville/Bedminster

        Best wishes


    2. Anita Lavis says:

      We have a Taize Worship 6.30pm on the 1st Sunday of every month at
      All Saints Church, Grove Road, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 2BW

  2. Kieron Rowley says:

    hello, i attend the redcliff taize prayer and am starting up a prayer in my own church but we want to be in direct connection with other groups so that we may share and pray together, and was wondering for that sake of being similar if we could use the template for the music and order of service booklet that they use in redcliff, then we can modifiy it for the the church.

    this would be a great help

    best wishes

    kieron rowley

  3. Fr Christopher Whitehead says:

    St Bernadette’s Parish in Whitchurch is hosting an evening of Taize prayer, reflection and song around the cross at the beginning of Holy Week on Monday 2 April beginning at 7.30pm. St Bernadette’s has plenty of parking and is easy to find on the A37. All are most welcome and it would be great to see as many as can be here on the 2nd.

    This is an exciting ‘first’ for us and we are hoping that a little group could be formed so as to become a more regular event inthe prayerlife of our parish and our local community.

    Do come along

  4. caroline price says:

    Dear friends,
    This is great-thanks for doing it. There are a few changes, which it would be very helpful if you could update. Thanks!

    1) St James’ Priory Taize prayer is no longer on the 1st Wednesday of the month, but now is on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7.30pm.

    2) St Nick’s Taize prayer is as before but starts at 7.15pm

    3) There is no longer a Taize vigil at Holy Cross bedminster.

    love Caroline

  5. Philip David says:

    Glastonbury has had weekly Taizé sessions for over five years. Details on Facebook page “Taizé in Glastonbury.”

  6. Chris Duncan says:

    Hi Fran,
    Since Heather left Bristol I’ve been running the Saint Mary Redcliffe service. This has now finished. If you could remove it from the list please.

    Also could you add the following service to the list:
    1. Leigh Woods / Abbots Leigh (
    This is the fourth Sunday of the month at 6:30pm and has been running now for almost 2 years.



  7. Ruth Edmonds says:

    there’s a regular taize at Cotham Parish church, first sunday of the month at 8pm

  8. Catherine Wescott says:


    Is there a Taize worship meeting near Bedminster any time soon?

    Best wishes

    Catherine Wescott

  9. Emma says:

    I’ve tried to come to the st James priory service twice now but no sign of anything going on ???? is it not happening any more or am I coming to the wrong place?

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