Events Listing

Here was the Events List for our 2021 Festival (26th July - 6th August):

A spectacular start to the Morning Concert series with Catherine Rooney (soprano), Wendy Jones (trumpet) and Richard Walker (piano). The programme will include Bach’s famous cantata: Jauchzet Gott – Bach’s writing at its most exciting.
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A rare chance to hear the late-Romantic Hungarian composer Dohnanyi’s Sextet, with Gill Styles (piano), Claire Tocknell (violin), Mary Porter (viola), Jane Annette (cello), Mark Tocknell (clarinet) and Lizzi Tocknell (horn).
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Music for 5 horns presented by French Horn ConneXion ranging from the Renaissance to jazz.
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Another chance to hear baritone Paul Mocroft with pianist John Jenkin. Paul and John are regular guests at our series, and always offer stimulating and entertaining programmes.
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Piano duets played by Gill Styles and Richard Walker. Today’s programme includes Czerny’s rarely-heard but splendid Grande Sonate Brillante, written when Schubert and Beethoven were at their zenith, and has all the excitement you could wish for.
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We end the week in a lighter mood with a jazz ensemble headed by Peter Parkinson.
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Illyria – HMS Pinafore
Illyria – HMS Pinafore
Gilbert & Sullivan's wonderful comic opera cheerfully mocks such Great British institutions as Class, Patriotism and the Royal Navy. Come and experience the complete Illyria treatment, performed on a beautiful nautical set.
"Top notch outdoor theatre" The Telegraph
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Kabantu
Kabantu
This unique Manchester-based collective return to the Festival, defying genre to embrace sheer joy in music from all over the globe as they play, sing and improvise. Following their highly successful appearance at the 2017 Festival we expect a lively, exciting and entertaining performance.
"Utterly brilliant" Georgia Mann, BBC Proms
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Today's organist is Shaun Turnbull (Blackburn)
The Green Dragon will be open from 11am for coffee before and lunch after the recital.
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Boxtree Productions – Alice in Wonderland
Boxtree Productions – Alice in Wonderland
Join us for this musical extravaganza as Boxtree Productions present their own fun version of the Lewis Carroll classic! Expect larger-than-life characters and humour to appeal to the whole family.
"Wonderful production yesterday, it was a real pleasure to welcome such a professional, talented and enthusiastic cast." Simon Orr, Hedingham
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Today's organist is Michael Oakley (St Laurence’s Church, Ludlow)
Coffee will be served in the Village Hall opposite the church from 11.15am, and the Royal Oak will be serving lunches.
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Today's organist is Richard Walker (St Chad’s, Shrewsbury and Little Stretton)
There are numerous cafés and restaurants in the town, a short walking distance from the church.
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* Age 4+ or under 23 in full time education
** Family ticket is for 2 Adults & 2 Children or 1 Adult & 3 Children

Events are subject to change without notice.