We are dedicated to knowing Christ and making Him known, to developing disciples and serving our local community in the name of Christ.

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  • 10am - Worship
  • 11:30am - Young People's Activities
    • Primary ages 3 - 6
    • Jesus Crew ages 7 - 12
    • SAY ages 13+
  • 11:30am Open Air Meeting or Hospital Visitation


Christian faith during the week, when our doors are open to offer programmes and activities for the whole community.  


  • 9:30am - Parent & Toddlers - School Term Time Only
  • 2pm - CAMEO - Open to all
  • 7.30pm - 1st Monday of the Month - Ladies Fellowship


  • 6.30pm - Junior Band
  • 7.45pm - Senior Band


  • 10.30am - Mens Fellowship - Monthly
  • 12pm - Prayer Lunch - Monthly
  • 6.30pm - Junior Choir


  • 10am - Street Sales

We have a number of university students attending the corps. They are welcome to take part in the barious coprs activities and are invited to go for meals with different members of the corps each Sunday. For more information, please contact us. 

Music - Cardiff Canton Band

Cardiff Canton Band was formed in 1883 and has consistently contributed to the worship and evangelical outreach promoted by the Canton Citadel Corps on the west side of the city of Cardiff.

The Band has travelled throughout the United Kingdom, playing at Christian services and events; performed in concert halls, worship centres, prisons and hospitals; and marched through cities, towns and villages proclaiming the good news of God's love for all.

The Band has appeared on television and radio, completed tours of Norway (twice), Holland and Germany, and in 1991 was the first Salvation Army Band to march through the streets of Leipzig following the re-unification of Germany.

November 2001 celebrated the launch of the Band's first Compact Disc recording 'Land of Song'.

2008 saw the 125 anniversary of the formation of Canton Band, and there were several special events held to help celebrate this trully tremendeous occasion to give the 'Glory to God'. New Years Day 2009 saw the band take part in the Tournament of the Rose Parade, in Pasadena, Los Angeles USA, Joining with bandsmen and women from across the United States to represent the Salvation Army.

Cardiff Canton Salvation Army Band

Music - Cardiff Canton Songsters

Although Singing Brigades may well have existed at Canton from 1913, Cardiff Canton Songsters were officially commissioned by Captain Gregory on 3rd December 1916. This year sees the Songsters Celebrate its Centenary with various events through the year

The first Songster Leader was William Parsons with his son Will as his assistant. He held the post until Charles Jacques took over in January 1921. As with all of the Songster Leaders Charles Jacques had a sense of pride in his brigade that sometimes occasioned 'direct action' on his part. His 'carpentry' was particularly famous, for after a dispute between Band and Songster Brigade concerning the amount of room each should be allowed on the shared platform, a piece of timber appeared firmly nailed along the dividing line. There was no further argument!

In 1935 the Brigade was invited to sing at a meeting in Cardiff led by General Evangeline Booth. As the Songsters were without an accompanist at the time, one of the Corps youngest soldiers, Violetta Tunbridge (Griffin) was invited to play. She was subsequently comissioned as Songster Organist, a position she held for over 55 years. As a Songster Reservist she is of great encouragement to the present Songster Leader and she says from a height of approximately five feet that she was six feet tall before she started playing the pedal organ all those years ago!

The present Songster Leader, Christine Saunders, commissioned in January 2006 is only the nineth Songster Leader since 1916. The other Leaders were: William Parsons(sen), Charles Jacques(sen),Fred Saunders, Ernest Bartlett, Sidney Jellings, Leslie Parsons, Keith Griffin and Mike Saunders

The Songsters are an integral part of worship in the Corps at Canton and surrounding areas, communicating the gospel message in song, mime and dance at local churches and retirement homes, Divisional events and leading weekends at other Corps.

The songs used are from all styles, sources and ages from George Marshal and Eric Ball to Yvonne Field, Len Ballantine, Richard Phillips, Darren Bartlett and comtemporay American composers such as Tom Fettke.

Canton Songsters at Worthing

314 Cowbridge Road East Cardiff, Glamorgan CF5 1HD
United Kingdom
Phone: 029 2023 5742

Charity Shop

Opening Times:
  • Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm

  • Saturday 10am - 2pm

If you would like to help us by volunteer in our shop please contact us

Meet the people

our church leaders are committed to transforming the lives of people in their community

David McCaw-Aldworth


Elizabeth McCaw-Aldworth