St Edmund’s Festival 2017


A celebration of the arts with concerts, drama productions, talks and activities featuring St Edmund’s pupils and distinguished guest performers.

Festival Patron: John Harle, Ivor Novello award-winning composer and eminent saxophonist

Confirmed events so far… save the date!

Date Event
Wednesday 28 June Opening Night: A concert by Freddy Kempf – a world-renowned pianist and former pupil of St Edmund’s
Thursday 29 June Junior School Music Festival
Thursday 29 June Art and Design Technology Exhibition opens (runs till 4 July)
Thursday 29 June Poetry Evening
Friday 30 June The Young Generation – lunchtime concert devised and performed by St Edmund’s pupils
Friday 30 June Pupils’ Cabaret Night
Saturday 1 July Shakespeare Shorts from the Drama Department (Matinee and Evening performances)
Saturday 1 July Mad Hatter’s Tea party
Sunday 2 July Close to You – Sounds of Sinatra from The Tippett Quartet with Matt Ford (John Wilson Band) – a late afternoon concert
Sunday 2 July Cream Tea in the marquee following the Close to You concert
Monday 3 July Jazz on a Summer’s Evening – A concert by the St Edmund’s Big Band and special guests from the Jools Holland band, Derek Nash and Louise Marshall
Tuesday 4 July St Edmund’s Festival Orchestra “A Night At The Movies” Concert followed a firework display

Full event listings and details of how to book tickets will be available here soon.

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