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What’s On at John Lyon

See what’s on at John Lyon with a selection of key forthcoming School events.

Learn more about what’s on at John Lyon with times, dates and ticket information about our large and varied range of events, from concerts and plays, to exhibitions and lectures.

John Lyon School in Action - Summer Term 2021

An opportunity for prospective John Lyon pupils and parents to see the School at work on a regular School day.

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LUNCHTIME SOLOS CONCERT

Thursday 21st January
1.15 – 2.00pm
Microsoft Teams Broadcast
Pupils, parents, staff and Governors will be sent a link to attend.

John Lyon’s finest instrumentalists and singers take to their living room stages to perform works from baroque to popular and showcase their musical learning.


TALKS-ON-THE-HILL
‘la peste’

Thursday 4th February 2021
7.00 – 8.30pm

Microsoft Teams Broadcast
Registration details coming soon

The third annual Talks-on-the-Hill brings together the John Lyon School and the Harrow-on-the-Hill community, with speakers all talking on the topic of La Peste / The Plague. Speakers will each approach the topic from a different perspective: Medical, Historical, Literary.

Confirmed Speakers:
Daniel Wong, John Lyon Head Boy
Prof Hugh Montgomery, Professor of medicine and director of the Centre for Human Health and Performance, UCL
Dr Lori Jones, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Revd Andrew Hammond, Chaplain, St John’s College, Cambridge.


MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Monday 8th March 2021
6.00 – 7.30pm
Boyd Campbell Hall and Microsoft Teams Broadcast
Pupils, parents, staff and Governors will be sent a link to attend.

The popular annual event to discover John Lyon’s Musician of the Year will feature pupils who have come through the hard-fought House Music competition. A special guest judge will be on hand to decide if Sammy Smith can retain the De Mello Cup, or if a new performer will wear the musical crown for 2021-2022.


IN CONVERSATION WITH
Lord Daniel Finkelstein

Thursday 11th March 2021
6.00 – 7.30pm

Boyd Campbell Hall and Microsoft Teams Broadcast
Registration details coming soon

Journalist and politician Daniel Finkelstein speaks to pupils, parents and staff about his life, career and the state of our politics today. The prominent Conservative member of the House of Lords and columnist for The Times will take questions on all topics in what promises to be a fascinating session.


SPRING CONCERT

Tuesday 23rd March 2021
6.00 – 7.00pm
Boyd Campbell Hall and Microsoft Teams Broadcast
Pupils, parents, staff and Governors will be sent a link to attend.

The term’s showpiece musical event brings together John Lyon’s groups, choirs, ensembles and bands for a concert of music from all ages and of all styles.


NATIONAL THEATRE CONNECTIONS
‘Look Up’

Wednesday 24th March
Thursday 25th March 2021
7.00 – 8.30pm
Boyd Campbell Hall and Microsoft Teams Broadcast
Pupils, parents, staff and Governors will be sent a link to attend.

Look Up plunges us into a world free from adult intervention, supervision and protection. It’s about seeking the truth for yourself and finding the space to find and be yourself. Nine young people are creating new rules for what they hope will be a new and brighter future full of hope in a world in which they can trust again. Each one of them is unique, original and defiantly individual, break into an abandoned building and set about claiming the space, because that is what they do…