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15th Year!

North Suffolk's Favourite Festival

8th - 23rd October 2016
15% discount when booking three or more qualifying events!
 
15% discount when booking three or more qualifying events!

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OperaUpClose

OperaUpClose
Shakespeare at the Opera: Music Oft Hath Such A Charm Performed by a madly brilliant opera company. A comedy of errors featuring Verdi, Schubert, Britten, Gounod and a host of others
The Cut Arts Centre
Saturday 8th October 2016
7:30pm

Kit & McConnel

Kit & McConnel
Cabaret royalty descends on Halesworth
The Cut Arts Centre
Sunday 9th October 2016
7:30pm

Carducci Quartet + 1

Carducci Quartet + 1
This wonderful quartet, joined by the cellist, Gemma Rosefield, play Schubert's Cello Quintet, and works by Part, Glass & Mozart
The Cut Arts Centre
Monday 10th October 2016
7:30pm

Eric Ravilious: A Life in Pictures

Eric Ravilious: A Life in Pictures
An illustrated talk by James Russell about the life of an extraordinary artist
The Cut Arts Centre
Tuesday 11th October 2016
2:30pm

Emma Johnson: Clarinet goes to Town

Emma Johnson: Clarinet goes to Town
Our favourite clarinettist returns to the Festival with an entertaining look at the role of the clarinet in swing and the early days of jazz
The Cut Arts Centre
Tuesday 11th October 2016
7:30pm

Fay Hield & The Hurricane Party

Fay Hield & The Hurricane Party
Fay Hield is “one of folk music’s most pre-eminent modern voices” (MOJO). Full English musicians are here in The Hurricane Party, alongside Fay, breathing new life into ancient tales.
The Cut Arts Centre
Wednesday 12th October 2016
7:30pm

Silent Movie: The Battle of the Somme

Silent Movie: The Battle of the Somme
Filmed in 1916, this is a special silent movie presentation with live music, in association with the Imperial War Museum
The Cut Arts Centre
Thursday 13th October 2016
7:30pm

The Suffolk Young Poets Party

The Suffolk Young Poets Party
Finals of the Suffolk Young Poets Competition, with a special young person's performance by Brian Patten. (note earlier starting time)
The Cut Arts Centre
Friday 14th October 2016
7:00pm

The Choir of Royal Holloway

The Choir of Royal Holloway
Around the World in 80 Minutes: Songs from Around the Globe The Choir of Royal Holloway is considered to be one of the finest mixed-voice collegiate choirs in Britain.
St Mary's Church
Saturday 15th October 2016
7:30pm

Dervish

Dervish
After a memorable night at the Festival in 2013, County Sligo’s finest export is back. Dervish are one of the great bands ever to have come out of Ireland.
The Cut Arts Centre
Sunday 16th October 2016
7:30pm

Magic Lantern Show

Magic Lantern Show
Weird and wonderful sights, frights, strange stories and magical moving slides from before the age of cinema.
The Cut Arts Centre
Monday 17th October 2016
7:30pm

Two Suffolk Artists: Constable & Gainsborough

Two Suffolk Artists: Constable & Gainsborough
An illustrated talk by Mark Mitchels MA, in association with U3A
The Cut Arts Centre
Tuesday 18th October 2016
2:30pm

John Lill

John Lill
A welcome return to the Festival for John Lill CBE, with a programme of piano music by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms & Schumann
The Cut Arts Centre
Tuesday 18th October 2016
7:30pm

Martin Simpson: a master of his art

Martin Simpson: a master of his art
Folk music magic. “What’s it like being the best guitar player in the world…?”
The Cut Arts Centre
Wednesday 19th October 2016
7:30pm

Martin Bell

Martin Bell
A talk by the former broadcast war reporter and former independent politician
The Cut Arts Centre
Thursday 20th October 2016
2:30pm

Andy Hamilton: Change Management

Andy Hamilton: Change Management
The comedy writer and performer visits Halesworth
The Cut Arts Centre
Thursday 20th October 2016
7:30pm

Mark Carwardine: on the Trail of the Whale

Mark Carwardine: on the Trail of the Whale
The Festival's World Land Trust Evening
The Cut Arts Centre
Friday 21st October 2016
7:30pm

Chamber Philharmonic Europe

Chamber Philharmonic Europe
Regular visitors to this country, This engagingly entertaining orchestra plays works by Vivaldi, Hummel, Nielsen, Mozart, Albinoni & Grieg
The Cut Arts Centre
Saturday 22nd October 2016
7:30pm

100 Years of Jazz in 99 Minutes!

100 Years of Jazz in 99 Minutes!
A spirited finish to the 2016 Festival with a whistle-stop tour by six jazz virtuosi
The Cut Arts Centre
Sunday 23rd October 2016
7:30pm