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What’s On in Oct 2018

Westonbirt Arboretum – Pots and Paintings 2018 – 29th September to 8th October

10:00 am4:00 pm

The Eeles family returns, their pots are individually decorated with a variety of slips, glazes and colours extensively fired to create these well sought-after pieces. Local artists Gill Ashley and Jenny Riley offer a wide-ranging variety of paintings.


Tetbury Music Festival – The Dante Quartet – St Marys’ Church – 4th October

7:00 pm

Featuring actor Kevin West, this is a cross between a play and a concert – allowing us to follow Beethoven’s personal and musical journey through his three Razumovsky String Quartets.

Tickets available online www.tetburymusicfestival.org or in person from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre.


Tetbury Music Festival – Lecture by Margaret Faultless – Tetbury Goods Shed & Art Centre – 5th October

4:00 pm

Did we always sit still and listen?

We examine the evolution of performance from the audience’s point of view. When did we start sitting quietly and not clapping between movements, and why do Americans give everyone a standing ovation?

Tickets available online www.tetburymusicfestival.org or in person from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre


Tetbury Music Festival – Matthew Trusler & Ashley Wass – St Marys’ Church – 5th October

7:30 pm

Matthew and Ashley have been sought-after soloists for over two decades and regularly play as a duo.  To celebrate their 40th birthdays, they will be playing some of their favourite pieces from Prokofiev to Vaughan Williams.

Tickets available online www.tetburymusicfestival.org or in person from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre


Tetbury Music Festival – An Afternoon with Sir Thomas Allen – 6th October

 

*SORRY SOLD OUT*


Tetbury Music Festival – Benjamin Grosvenor – St Marys’ Church – 6th October

7:30 pm

Benjamin Grosvenor, a pianist who is celebrated worldwide, brings his special insights and distinctive sound to masterpieces spanning three centuries – Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Granados and Ravel.

Tickets available online www.tetburymusicfestival.org or in person from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre


Tetbury Music Festival – Festival Service – St Marys’ Church – 7th October

10:00 am

All welcome at the special Festival Eucharist Service.


Tetbury Music Festival – Instruments of Time and Truth – St Marys’ Church – 7th October

5:00 pm

With the Oxford Consort of Voices

Handel’s Oratorio presents a dialogue between allegorical characters. Conducted by Edward Higginbottom with orchestra, choir and soloists.

Tickets available online www.tetburymusicfestival.org or in person from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre


Goods Shed – Dursley Male Voice Choir with Elisabeth Irvine – 12th October

7:30 pm

The Dursley Male Voice Choir will be performing along with guest soloist Elizabeth Irvine a varied programme that will please all tastes. It will include music from West End Shows, including a rousing medley from Paint Your Wagon, together with well-known numbers especially arranged for male voices, including two songs written by Paul McCartney. This will be contrasted with John Rutter’s “For the Beauty of the Earth” and some pieces written especially for the choir.

Tickets £12 from the Visitor Information Centre and www.shed-arts.co.uk online.


Tetbury Goods Shed – Elvis in Trouble @ The Goods Shed – 13th October

7:30 pm9:45 pm

Darren Boyce is a truly talented performer, with vocals to match and that unmistakable Elvis tone. His sound, moves and authentic costumes (made by none other than B & K Enterprises and The Lansky Brothers, tailors to the King himself) are guaranteed to transport you back to some of the greatest moments of the king’s career.

Performing with his live band ‘Trouble’, he performs all the classic tracks to 100% authenticity.

Early Bird Advance Tickets Cost £18.50. On the Door on the Night Tickets will cost £20.50. Tickets available online www.shed-arts.co.uk or in person from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre


Westonbirt House and Garden Open Day – 21st October

11:00 am4:00 pm

Westonbirt House and Gardens are the creation of successive members of the Holford Family, most noted Robert Staynor Holford who founded Westonbirt Arboretum and also stocked his garden with exotic plants. Guided tour of Westonbirt House (now a school) on the hour from 11am to 4pm, booking not required, please report to reception.

Entry £10 includes tour of house and entry to garden. More detail Tel 01666 881373 or www.holfordtrust.com


Coopers Antique and Decorative Art Fair – 26th, 27th, 28th October

11:00 am pm4:00 pm

Held at Westonbirt House 3 miles from Tetbury, the Cotswolds Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair offers a wide variety of pieces for collectors, home furnishers, interior designers and anyone looking for unusual decorative accessories.

www.cooperevents.com/westonbirt


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