Tickets on sale for Beccles Music Festival

TICKETS are now on sale for the fifth annual Beccles Music and Arts Festival. The festival, which takes place from September 16-25, is 10 days of music, art and spoken word events for all to enjoy, including:

Friday, September 16, 7.30pm - Jacqui Dankworth in concert

Saturday September 17, 10am-4pm – The Beccles Festival Orchestra Play Day

Saturday, September 17, 7.30pm - The London Mozart Players conductor Elgar Howarth

Sunday, September 18, 7.30pm – The Beccles Festival Chorus, Mozart Requiem

Monday, September 19, 7.30pm - Poems in the Pub with Dean Parkin

Tuesday Septemeber 20, 8pm - The Art Deco Hot 5 with Ray Simmons

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Wednesday, September 21, 7.30pm - An evening with Richard Mabey

Thursday, September 22, 7.30pm - Matt Harvey ‘Wondermentalist’ (poetry)

Friday, September 23, 7.30pm - The Brodsky String Quartet

Saturday, September 24, noon - Natalie Beauchamp Violin Recital

Saturday, Septemeber 24, 7.30pm - Chris Dean’s Syd Lawrence Orchestra

Sunday, September 25, 10.30am - Festival Celebration Service with The Wrentham Band

Sunday, Septemeber 25, 7.30pm - The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge

You can also enjoy the ‘Festival Art Trail’ at five different venues around the town including the Celebration of Young Art exhibition in St Michael’s Church.

“It is very exciting to be able to present such a wide variety of great events this year,” said the Rev John Beauchamp, festival director. “With some of the country’s leading classical performers, the very best of British Jazz and leading writers and artists, the festival brings 10 days of outstanding concerts and events into the heart of the Waveney Valley for all to enjoy.

“We are keen to see young people enjoy the festival and this year all under 16s can come to all events free of charge while full-time students are half price.”

For tickets call 01502 716870 or pop into Beccles Travel.