Wymondham Music Festival

Wymondham Music Festival returns for its 22nd year with a packed programme of open air events, recitals and concerts in the historic Norfolk market town. 
 
The annual Town Busking Day kicks of proceedings on Saturday, May 27 (11am-2pm).  Then there is a series of Market Place Mornings, with live music on Saturdays June 3, 10 and 24 (11am-1pm). 
 
Festival Fortnight follows from Saturday, July 1 to Sunday, July 16. There'll be more live music in the Market Place on Saturday, July 1 (11am-1pm), then Featherfest takes over, rocking The Feathers pub until 11pm.
 
The Festival’s largest event, the Jazz Picnic is at Becketswell on Monday, July 3 (6.30pm-9pm) with Simon Nelson’s DixieMix, and the popular Teddy Bear’s Picnic for the under 5s will be at King’s Head Meadow on Sunday, July 9 (11am-1pm). 
 
The Vagaband's brand of indie roots rock is at The Regal (Ex Servicemen’s Club) on Sunday, July 2 (evening). The Regal is also hosting a blues night with Robin Bibi and The Shunters on Thursday, July 13 (8pm). Arcelia bring their beautiful soulful folk to Central Hall on Friday, July 7 (8pm).    
 
Wymondham Abbey has a busy programme of concerts and recitals featuring Wymondham Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Concert, Saturday, July 1 (7.30pm), Lucy Thalange, Norfolk Young Musician 2017, Tuesday, July 4 (1pm)  Rachel Groves, harpist, Wednesday, July 5 (5.30pm), Jazz at The Abbey, Jo Fooks Quartet, Thursday, July 6(7.30pm), Wymondham Youth Orchestra Summer Concert, Saturday, July 8 (7.30pm), Young Musicians’ Concert, Monday, July 10 (7pm), Alice  Godfrey & Rob Goodrich, Trumpet and Organ Recital, Tuesday, July 11 (5.30pm), Luca Luciano and Bruno D’Ambra , clarinet and piano, Wednesday, July 12 (7.30pm), and Wymondham Choral Society Summer Concert, Saturday, July 15 (7.30pm). 
 
The annual Music Lecture & Recital on Tuesday, July 4 (7.30pm), at Wymondham Baptist Church, features guitarist and luthier Peter Turrell. Other highlights are Massimo Radaeli Brown's harpsichord recital at the Baptist Church on Sunday, July 9 (7.30pm), an open-air ceilidh in the Market Place on Saturday, July 15 (11am-1pm), with Happy Feet Ceilidh Band and the family concert with The He Hews, which rounds off Festival Fornight at the Baptist Church on Sunday, July 16 (3pm). 
 
Richard Elliott, Festival Chairman said, “We have superb menu of live local music and top artists from the national stage, to enjoy in Wymondham this summer. I would like to thank our volunteer team who make the Festival happen and for the support from our sponsors and patrons, which enables us to stage many free events and keep ticket prices at an accessible level.”        
 
Keep in touch with Wymondham Music Festival at www.wymfest.org.uk, where you can buy concert tickets, as well as following the Festival on twitter, facebook and google+. Puff’s Toyshop in Wymondham Market Place also sells concert tickets. For general enquiries, contact the Festival office on 01953 333500, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

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