St James the Greater is a vibrant place, a worshipping community which has much to offer people of all ages

The Church of St James the Greater, in the Diocese of Leicester, in the East Midlands, can be found just to the south of the centre of the City of Leicester, on the main A6, opposite Victoria Park.

With a design influenced by the great cathedral of Torcello in the Venetian lagoon, it was built between 1899 and 1914, to serve the expanding city of Leicester.

There is a thriving congregation, and the worship is varied, maintaining the best of the Anglican tradition, liturgically and musically, attracting people from all walks of life and from all over the county of Leicestershire and beyond.

The Vicar and the Ministry Team are here to offer support, advice and practical help at all the important times in family life.

Whether you want your baby baptised, a wedding service in church, need support when a death occurs, or just someone to talk to about the christian faith, the clergy are here to assist.



Ex Cathedra Tuesday 6th December, 2016

Leicester Philharmonic Choir Thursday 15th December, 2016

City of Leicester Singers Saturday 17th December, 2016

Epiphany Carol Concert Saturday 7th January, 2017

KoolGigs Family Concert Sunday 29th January, 2017

KoolGigs Family Concert Sunday 19th March, 2017

NYCGB Fellowship Octet Thursday 27th April, 2017

For more details, please see our Concert Booking page

The coming week

Tuesday 6th December, 2016

Concert: Ex Cathedra

Wednesday 7th December, 2016

Thursday 8th December, 2016

Friday 9th December, 2016

Saturday 10th December, 2016

Sunday 11th December, 2016

The Third Sunday of Advent

Monday 12th December, 2016

Tuesday 13th December, 2016

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