North Curry Music Festival is taking place in June

The weekend will entail folk, classical, jazz and choral music performances for everyone in the community, alongside afternoon activities for children and the family.

The programme for the weekend is below:

Friday afternoon, the Ukuleles at the Pavilion are performing from 2.30pm to 4.30 pm at North Curry Pavilion (near the playing field on Greenway). This event is free to attend.

Friday evening, the Askew Sisters will give a folk concert at 7.30pm at the parish church. Advanced tickets cost £15 and on-the-door tickets are £17.

Saturday morning at 10am Jules Bushell will be assembling his Drain-O-Phone for people to play. It is a pedal-powered pipe organ made from household plumbing items and bicycle parts.

Saturday morning, from 11.30am to 12.30pm, there will a children’s workshop and musical parade. The animal mask making workshop with Alex Colling and musical workshop with Tim Hill together costs £5 per child.

Saturday afternoon at 3.30pm there will be a bring your own picnic with music at Queen Square Garden with a bucket collection. There will be music by the mini brass band Little Big Horns.

Saturday evening, the Ben Griffiths Quintet will perform a classical concert including the Trou’ Quintet by Schubert, Vaughan Williams’ Piano Quintet in C at 7.30pm in the parish church. Advanced tickets cost £15 and on the door it’s £20.

Sunday morning at 10am there will be a choir anthem and congregational hymns with the Rev Simon Bale and the parish church choir with retiring collection.

Sunday evening the ‘In Ecclesia’ Choir will perform a choral evensong.

There is also an open invitation for a tribute to the music that requests flowers and foliage be given to decorate the church to offer joy from the gardens of North Curry.

If you would like to attend, event tickets are available at

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