We are back for our 20th Festival Fortnight on Saturday 20 June, running until Saturday 4 July. Click on our events diary to check out all the events.
New this year is our Community Choirs’ Concert on 20 June followed by our Festival Launch Klezmer Ceilidh with Klezmerized!
Regulars favourites return like the Midsummer Jazz Picnic with Simon Nelson’s Dixie Mix at Becketswell on 22 June and our Teddy Bear’s Picnic for the under 5s on 28 June.
The programme at Wymondham Abbey features the Sue Richardson Quintet, who will be celebrating the life and music of jazz legend Chet Baker on 25 June, followed by Baroque cellist Richard Tunnicliffe on 27 June and BJ Cole and Emily Burridge, cello and steel guitar, with an evening of classical crossover on 1 July.
Top singer songwriter Kathryn Williams will be at Central Hall, supported by Wymondham’s own Johnny Steinberg on 26 June, followed by Glasgow’s Trembling Bells with Mike Heron of Incredible String Band fame and their The Circle is Broken tour on 2 July.
The Festival Finale on 4 July brings our fortnight to a resounding crescendo, with an all day programme of open-air music in the Market Place. This is followed at 7.30pm by Wymondham Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Concert in the Abbey.