Message from David Osborn Resident Chaplain

Revd David Osborn

Message from David Osborn ~ Redisdent Chaplain Spiritual resources for your private & family prayers With the closure of St Clement Danes Church for the foreseeable future, I want to reach out to our congregation and RAF Family to say we are still here to support you and to pray with you. We would normally hold three services each week; … Read More

St Clement Danes Church is closed

David O

St Clement Danes Church Closed Regretfully St Clement Danes Clurch is closed until further notice It is with regret that we have to announce that, in line with our neighbours at St Paul’s Cathedral and at Westminster Abbey, St Clement Danes Church will be closed to the public for the foreseeable future. We are working hard to have a ‘virtual … Read More

Message from David Osborn

Revd David Osborn

Message From David Osborn Important Message from our Resident Chaplain David Osborn As many of you know by now, the Church of England has suspended public worship for the time being. At the moment we are working out how to support our congregation, visitors and members of the wider RAF family in our ministry here. The church remains open for … Read More

Free Young Musicians’ lunchtime Recital 17-03-20 CANCELLED

Free Lunchtime Young Musicians’ Recital Trio Tonada David López Ibáñez violin / Deni Teo cello / Irena Radić piano British pianist Irena Radić is currently studying with Dina Parakhina for her Master of Performance degree as a Cotes-Burgan scholar at the Royal College of Music, London. She is also generously supported by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and the … Read More

Epiphany 3


Epiphany 3 The past 20 years sees the rise of the stand up comedian. For the first time we have several people who can stand up in front of many thousands of people in huge arenas and tell jokes. And at the same time, with perhaps the exception of Ant and Dec, we have seen a decline in the double … Read More

January 2020

Aerial view of St Clement Danes church

Thank you for visiting our new website for St Clement Danes the central church of the Royal Air Force. The church is a perpetual shrine of remembrance to those who have died in service in the RAF. It is also a living church, prayed in and visited throughout the year by thousands of people seeking solace and reflection. We hope … Read More

Epiphany 2


Epiphany 2 Names, names, names – any good at them??? With me: in one ear, out of the other, and I do try, but in trying I seem to make things worse. What, the one at Knebworth? I’ll respond The one married to Peter……….ah, the book publisher with Nelson’s No, no, no, she’ll reply not THAT cousin Peter, no you’re … Read More

The Baptism of Christ


Baptism of Christ 2020 is an Olympic year Since London in 2012 we’ve already been to Rio. Can it really be nearly eight years since super Saturday? Tokyo this summer, then Paris, then Los Angeles…. how fast things move on. If you’ve been to Stratford recently you will know how that whole area has been transformed. Not including the wonderful … Read More



We find ourselves this morning tantalisingly close to the feast of the Epiphany and apparently it’s a great time of the year to go star spotting.