Summer Festival – July 2019

Broadstone Music Series first ever Summer Festival is being held in collaboration with The Spirit of the Wessex Festival.

(All events in Broadstone unless stated otherwise. Our “COME &” participate events are pre-bookable only, but all events can be pre-booked to avoid disappointment.)

To book tickets online, for any of the below events, please click here

    • 5th July 7.30pm, Moonlight Swing Band. St John’s Church. £10
      Led by Kevin Morgan (BSO principal Trombone).
    • 6th July 10am – 3.30pm, COME & PLAY … from Scratch. United Reformed Church Hall (adults only). £15
      Participation day amateur orchestra. Directed by distinguished local musicians. We welcome applications from adult amateur orchestral musicians of grade 3 standard and above. Learn arrangements of classics & musicals in a friendly, supportive environment. You must book your place in advance if you would like to attend this day. To apply, please fill out this form.
    • 7th July 3pm, Dorchester Piano Quartet. Lytchett Minster Church. £10
      Strauss recital, talk & cream tea.
    • 8th July 7.30pm, Capriccioso String Quartet. St John’s Church. £8
      Italian themed music & wine. Fundraising concert in aid of La’Scala tutoring trip.
    • 9th July 1.30pm, Recitals for Wrigglers, for 0-5 years. St John’s Church Hall. £5 per child, includes one free adult.  Advanced booking only.
      As seen at the Edinburgh Festival. For ages 0-5 years. Sponsored by Lemur Landings.
    • 9th July 7pm, Tim Laycock Folk Delights & Dinner. The Cargo Lounge. £16
      Tim Laycock & Alastair Simpson present an evening of words & music by Hardy & Barnes.
    • 10th July 11.30am & 2pm, Music for Life, for seniors. St John’s Church Hall. £5
      Tunes from the Hollywood Golden Age. For seniors, with Jennifer Curiel & Kevin Pritchard.
    • 10th July 7pm, Recital by Young Local Stars. United Reformed Church. £8
      Accompanist, Helen Nicholas.
    • 11th July 7.30pm, Stars from the Royal Colleges of Music. Methodist Church. £8
      Features local soloists from Royal Colleges of Music, Brahms, Bridge AND MORE.
      Accompanist, Helen Nicholas.
    • 12th July 7.30pm, Ceilidh with Tatterdemalion. St Michael’s Church, Colehill. £12
      A Dorset Ceilidh with Tatterdemalion. Caller Ruth Thompson. Beginners welcome!
    • 13th July 10am, COME & SING. St John’s Church. £15
      Participation event for final festival concert. Day of choral music, Handel & more. Directed by John Watkins with supporting tutors. You must book your place in advance if you would like to attend this day. Application process TBC.

14TH July 4pm, Festival Finale — Celebration of English Music.

Enjoy an interval cream tea and listen to Camerata Musicale with Hurn Court Opera. 16 soloists perform Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music; Elgar’s Serenade for Strings; Handel’s Concerto Grosso Op. 6 (as featured in the film “The Favourite”), Zadok the Priest & The King Shall Rejoice by the specially formed community choir; Warlock’s Capriol Suite. This will be a fabulous end to the festival, a real highlight, we hope you can join us!

St John’s Church, Broadstone, £12 

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