Ashwell Music Festival 2018


  • May11

    Widdershins Puppet Theatre

    The perplexing question of fairytales – what really happened between the wolf and his three porky friends? Why was Goldilocks wandering in the woods? How did the goats overcome a mighty troll – are explored and explained by the wonderful Theatre of Widdershins with the help of fun, laughter, some gorgeous puppets and a soundtrack […]

    Starts: May 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

    Place: St Mary's Church, Ashwell

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  • May12

    Mission Blue – Motown tribute Act

    Originally formed in 1997, Mission Blue have established themselves as one of the UK’s top Motown tribute bands. Randolph Patterson, trained dancer, singer, choreographer, is the founder and leader of Mission Blue. This is a very slick show immaculately presented. Artistes include: The Four Tops, Supremes, Barry White, Aretha Franklin, Luther Van Dross, Chaka Khan, […]

    Starts: May 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

    Place: St. Mary’s Ashwell

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  • May17

    The Young Musicians Concert

    The young musicians and singers from Ashwell School, The Knight’s Templar School and St. Mary’s Junior Choir will perform a varied programme of instrumental and choral pieces. it is always a pleasure to attend this free concert and witness their enthusiasm and budding talent. This is a non-ticket event. Donations on the door. This will […]

    Starts: May 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

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  • May18

    Darius Brubeck Quartet

    Playing to sold-out houses at regional festivals and clubs, the quartet’s acoustic sound is melodic, spontaneous, rhythmic and engaging. Darius, while known for representing his famous father’s musical legacy and for his work in South Africa, is an imaginative jazz composer and performing his compositions is an important reason for the group’s popularity. Following the […]

    Starts: May 18, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

    Place: St. Mary’s Church, Ashwell

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  • May19

    An Evening with Ben Goldscheider

    Winner of the Brass Category Final of the 2016 BBC Young Musician Competition, Ben is the only student of Radek Baborák at the Barenboim-Said Academy in Berlin. Recent highlights as soloist include Strauss with the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester (KKL Luzern), Mozart with the English Festival Orchestra (Royal Albert Hall), and Britten with Ian Bostridge and Aurora […]

    Starts: May 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

    Place: St. Mary's Church, Ashwell

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  • May20

    Festal Evensong

    The close of the festival is, as ever, marked by the traditional Choral Evensong. Sacred music will be performed by St. Mary’s Church Choir with conductor Bene’t Coldstream accompanied by organist John Rowlands. The guest preacher this year will be the Chaplain to the Lord Mayor of London. There will be a retiring collection.  

    Starts: May 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

    Place: St. Mary's Church, Ashwell

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Ashwell Music Festival
The Beacon
103 Station Road

For attending the festival, point your sat nav to: SG7 5QQ