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Saturday 28th April - Sunday 3rd June 2012

WYCOMBE ARTS FESTIVAL


48TH WYCOMBE ARTS FESTIVAL Unless otherwise stated tickets will be available from the FESTIVAL BOX OFFICE, Wycombe Swan, St. Mary Street, High Wycombe, HP11 2XE, or telephone 01494 512000 for credit card bookings. For most events tickets are also available on the door.

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Calendar of Events Anything Goes - Street Theatre Locally-based international jazz/swing band George Brown, Rod Wall, Laurie Fray with Linda Morris: vocals. Come and enjoy some foot-tapping tunes played by these brilliant performers. Sat 28th April | 11.00am - 1.30pm Churchyard, All Saints Church, High Wycombe

Exhibition of Photography by Wycombe Photographic Society Sat 28th April | 1.00pm - 5.00pm, then daily Sun 29th April - Sat 5th May 10.00am - 5.00pm Unit 62, Eden Shopping Centre, High Wycombe Admission free

Festival Opening Concert High Wycombe Choral Society with West Forest Sinfonia Conductor: Stephen Armstrong Dvorak: Te Deum Schubert: Mass in G Elgar: Choral pieces Eric Coates: Dambusters March, By the Sleepy Lagoon, Saxo-Rhapsody Elgar: Orchestral pieces Sat 28th April | 7.30pm; doors open 7.00pm | All Saints’ Church, High Wycombe | Tickets: £14/£12, also direct from 01494 815994 2

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The Foreigner - by Larry Shue

The Lane End Players

A sentimental, often hilarious farce, full of loopy jokes. Sat/Sun 28th/29th April also Fri/Sat 4th/5th May | 8.00pm | Lane End Village Hall, Finings Road, Lane End | Tickets: £7/£5 on 28th April, £10/£7 all other performances only from boxoffice@laneendplayers. com

High Wycombe Music Centre - Community Day A musical spectacular showcasing the talents of more than 350 of the town’s young people. Thirteen ensembles from the High Wycombe Music Centre, including orchestras, choirs, guitar ensembles, concert bands and big bands will present a rolling concert under the Guild Hall. Sun 29th April | 11.00am – 5.00pm | Under the Guildhall, High Wycombe | Free

As Clear as Black and White Presented by Twenty Monochrome Photographers from Amersham Photographic Society Tues 1st – Sun 20th May | Mon closed; Tues 9.30am – 8.00pm; Wed 9.30am – 5.30pm; Thurs 9.30am – 8.00pm; Fri 9.30am – 5.30pm; Sat 9.30am – 5.30pm Sun 11.00am – 5.00pm | The Mezzanine Gallery, The Library, Eden Centre, High Wycombe | Free admission

The Life and Times of Benjamin Disraeli An illustrated talk given by Nicholas Witherick, National Trust House Manager at Hughenden Manor, Disraelis Country Retreat Wed 2nd May | 8.00pm | Church House (next to Hughenden Church) Hughenden Park | Tickets: £8 wycombeartsfestival.org

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Discover the gardens - with Frank, our Head Gardener Join our Head Gardener who has been with the Trust for over 20 years and gain some expert advice, hints and tips. Plus, find out more about a Victorian Prime Minister’s garden; includes a delicious cream tea Thurs 3rd May | 2.00pm | Hughenden Manor Tickets: £15. Booking essential on 0844 2491895.

Lyra - vocal ensemble from St Petersburg The first part of the evening, given by this professional vocal group, will be a progamme of sacred music of the Russian Orthodox Church and will include music by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov , followed by a contrasting second half of a wide variety of Russian Folk Songs – comic, lyrical, romantic and dance-inspired. All the music will be introduced throughout the evening by Andrei Sysoev. Thurs 3rd May | 7.30pm | St Lawrence Church, West Wycombe Hill Tickets: £10, including light refreshments

Music for Cello and Harpsichord George Ross – cello and Alastair Ross – harpsichord Music by Bach, Boccherini and Soler Fri 4th May | 8.00pm | Trinity United Reformed Church, London Road | Tickets: £10; children under 16 £5; also on the door. The concert will be preceded at 5.00pm by a talk given by George and Alastair about the cello and the harpsichord; this will be for young people and will last about an hour. Free admission.

Made in Wycombe - 2012 Exhibition Showcasing the skills of individual craftspeople and artists; locally produced food and drink; heritage in chair-making to high quality furniture design; range of independent retailers; electronics and engineering production; education in schools, college and university and enterprise in charity and community sector. All to show what High Wycombe means to the people who live and work here, past, present and future. If you would like to take part, exhibit, advertise or sponsor please email info@madeinwycombe.com or call 07767 383914. Sat 5th May – Sat 12th May | Launch reception 12noon; then open daily 10.00am – 5.00pm | The Arts4every1 Centre, Desborough Road, High Wycombe 4

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The Phantasy Trio

The Phantasy Trio, these talented young musicians Rosemary Taylor, clarinet; Peter Mallinson, viola; Gregory Dott, piano have performed in concerts and competitions to critical acclaim. Their increasingly busy schedule has taken them to music festivals and venues across London, UK and Italy where their stunning combination of clarinet, viola and piano has proved exceptionally popular. This evening, the Phantasy Trio will perform works from their repertoire written for this wonderful combination. Marchengerzahlungen, Op 132 Kelgestatt Trio, KV 498 Trio Pathetique in D Minor Acht Stucke, Op 83

Robert Schumann Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Michail Glinka Max Bruch

Sun 6th May | 8.00pm | St Lawrence Church, West Wycombe Hill | Tickets: £10; also on the door

May Fayre on the Rye

Organised by St Augustine’s and other Catholic churches. All the fun of a traditional fayre - football penalty shoot out, bouncy assault challenge, roller horse, face painting, beer tent, hot food, cakes, jewellery, golf putting challenge, new toys and plants. Together with arena events from Katy Kartwheel - hulahoop spectacular, Sea cadets band, Mlody Las polish dance troupe, Jackie Palmer dancers, a fancy dress parade and much more. Mon 7th May | 11.00am – 4.00pm | Holywell Mead on the Rye Admission free – ample parking

Meet the beekeepers Find out about beekeeping and honey production Mon 7th May | 12 noon – 4.00pm | Hughenden Manor | No need to book

RGS Summer Concert

To include works by Haydn, Bruch, Vivaldi, Mozart and Philip Sparke featuring the RGS Senior Orchestra, RGS First Wind Band, award winning Big Band and the Close Harmony Group. Wed 9th May | 7.30pm | The Queen’s Hall, The Royal Grammar School | Tickets: (numbered) £6, concs. £3, only from the RGS Box Office, 01494 551433 and online at the RGS website: www.rgshw.com. wycombeartsfestival.org

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Local Vocals - performed by The Four Devised and directed by Ronald Swains An entertainment in words – wise, witty and winsome, voiced by celebrities of our own county. Wed 9th May | 8.00pm | Church House, (next to Hughenden Church), Hughenden Park | Tickets: £8

Miss Dove, our local Suffragette? A High Wycombe Society talk given by Colin Cartwright Photo courtesy of High Wycombe Library SWOP collection ref: RHW:01177

Fri 11th May | 7.30pm | The Guildhall High Wycombe Tickets: £2 for non-members

Festival Jazz Spectacular

with the Scott Hamilton Quartet An all-star evening of jazz. Rhode Island born Hamilton is in demand all over the world and considered to be the finest living tenor saxophonist in the modern swing idiom. Alongside him, John Pearce on piano, Dave Green on bass and Bobby Worth on drums are the most respected musicians in the UK. This stellar quartet guarantees an evening of great music with the emphasis firmly on standards played by a wonderful swinging group of old friends. Continuous bar Fri 11th May | 8.00pm | The Royal British Legion Hall, St Mary Street, High Wycombe | Tickets: £10, also on the door

Festival Open art Exhibition Annual event of works by local artists Those wishing to exhibit, please contact 01628 473539 or email: pat.begley@uwclub.net

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Sat 12th May – Sun 20th May | Open daily 10.00am – 5.00pm Sunday 11.00am – 4.00pm Unit 62, Eden Shopping Centre, High Wycombe Admission free


Marlow Choral Society presents its

Jubilee Concert

Conducted by Christopher Grant with the Cygnus Orchestra of London. The programme will include Elgar’s ‘The Music Makers’ and a selection of well-loved patriotic pieces, including some audience participation. Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens German: ‘God save Elizabeth’ from ‘Merrie England’ Handel: Zadok the Priest Parry: Jerusalem Elgar: Land of Hope and Glory National Anthem Sat 12th May | 7.30pm | Marlow Parish Church Tickets: £12, only on 07976 848002, or on the door

“Shostakovich the Popular” A concert by Wycombe Sinfonia with Conductor: John Dunnett Leader: John Graham Glinka: Russian and Ludmilla Overture Shostakovich – Tahiti Trot (Tea for Two) Shostakovich – Piano Concerto No 2 : Soloist Alexander Karpeyev Shostakovich – Symphony No 5 Glinka’s exhilarating overture is followed by Shostakovich’s foot-tapping arrangement of Tea for Two. Then a most welcome return of the international prize-winning pianist Alexander Kaypeyev for the popular 2nd Piano Concerto followed by the 5th Symphony. Sat 12th May | 7.30pm | All Saints’ Parish Church, High Wycombe Tickets: £12, concs. £10, accompanied child £1, also from the Tourist Office, Library, Eden Place and on the door

Pann Mill Open Day High Wycombe Society welcomes you to come and watch the mill grinding flour. There will be bric-a-brac stall, teas and cakes, plants, sale of flour (water-level permitting) and Wycombe Museum’s children’s activities. There will also be a guided walk: The Water Trail, around the Rye area: departs 2.30pm from Pann Mill, returning in time for tea. Sun 13th May | 11.00am – 5.00pm | Pann Mill, The Rye, High Wycombe | Free admission 8

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Festival Choral Evensong

The combined choirs of All Saint’s Church, High Wycombe and All Saint’s Church, Marlow. The service will include choral favourites by Stanford and Mendelssohn. Sun 13th May | 6.30pm | Marlow Parish Church | All welcome. Retiring collection

Taplow Youth Choir Director: Gillian Dibden, MBE Choral Music by R L de Pearsall, Eric Whitacre, Benjamin Britten and Moses Hogan. The concert will include vocal solos, ensembles and organ music played on our recently overhauled Father Willis Organ Sun 13th May | 7.30pm | Christ Church (United Reformed Church), Oxford Road, Marlow | Tickets: £8, (incl. glass of wine), also on 01628 486227, at D & J News, 35 West Street, Marlow, or on the door.

“The American Connection”

The Elysian Singers conducted by Sam Laughton Michael Tippett: Five Negro Spirituals (from ‘A Child of Our Time’) Jonathan Dove: The Passing of the Year Eric Whitacre: Three Songs of Faith Randall Thompson: Alleluia plus classics from the Great American Songbook We are delighted to have this group, fresh from their concert in St Martin in the Fields, to perform for us in this year’s festival. The programme explores the multifarious ways in which American culture became such an enormous influence on music in the 20th century. The Elysian Singers of London, under musical director, Sam Laughton, is one of the UK’s leading chamber choirs, known for its adventurous programming and imaginative repertoire and it has made several radio and television broadcasts. Sun 13th May | 8.00pm | St Lawrence Church, West Wycombe Hill Tickets: £10; also on the door

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Operation Hillside Wartime Hughenden

Discover Hughenden’s secret wartime past with a tour of the Manor; this will include lunch and coffee on arrival Mon 14th May | arrive 10.00am | Hughenden Manor Tickets: £24, booking essential on 08442 491895

Tales of Several Cities The Russian Cultural Club presents a talk by Dr Tony Williams Pushkin and Tolstoy in St Petersburg, Dostoevsky in Moscow , Dickens in Rochester and London – great 19th century authors having strong associations with cities; links between writers and places. Tues 15th May | 7.45pm | OASIS, George Street, near junction of Baker Street and Desborough Avenue | Tickets: £5, also on the door

The Land Army Mrs Betty Massey will talk about her experiences as a member of the Women’s Land Army during the Second World War. Hosted by The Friends of Wycombe Libraries Wed 16th May | 2.00pm | High Wycombe Library, Eden Place Tickets: £2 on the door. All Welcome

‘The Bag of Jewels’ told by Sarah Perceval A young man sets out to seek his fortune and discovers a bag of jewels; but are these precious stones what he is really looking for? Story-teller Sarah Perceval tells a collection of wisdom stories from around the world that sparkle with hidden gems! Recommended for adults and children aged 7 years and over. “Ms Perceval’s joyfully engaging story-telling and audience rapport is a sheer delight.” Wed 16th May | 8.00pm | Church House (next to Hughenden Church), Hughenden Park | Tickets £8 wycombeartsfestival.org

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Summer Concert performed by Marlow Community Choir at Borlase Conductor: Gillian Dibden, MBE Leader: Marilyn Vanryne An evening of music including English madrigals and the Requiem by Garbiel Faure. Wed 16th May | 7.30pm | Performing Arts Theatre at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, West Street Marlow Tickets: £12, £10, concs.from Box Office: 07092 046118 (24/7 mailbox – leave details); online www.bucksinfo.net/mccab/box-office/ email: mccab@breathe.com Red Spirit perform

Round Robin Three of English folk music’s high flyers – singer and fiddler Caroline Butler, cellist Gill Redmond, and oboist Charles Spicer of The Mellstock Band – spread their wings with a selection of music on the theme of birds. Like magpies, they have collected the sparkliest songs and tunes from the middle ages to the twentieth century. Naughty cuckoos, spiralling skylarks, jolly robins, and dark mysterious ravens trill music from Henry Purcell to Hoagy Carmichael while their musical nest is lined with riches from the folk tradition. Fri 18th May | 8.00pm | St Lawrence Church, West Wycombe Hill Tickets: £10; also on the door

Medieval May Fayre The High Wycombe Town Centre Partnership will be hosting this year’s May Fayre which includes the Mayor’s Weighing-in Ceremony. Join us in Frogmoor for the historic tradition of booing and cheering as the current and future Mayor come face-to-face with the scales. The day will be filled with medieval entertainment, including Morris dancers, musicians and jesters, an Italian Market, a garden and history tours. Sat 19th May | from 10.30am | Frogmoor

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South Bucks Children’s Book Group

From Astrosaurs to Z Rex - The Wild Worlds of Steve Cole Come and meet Steve Cole, author of Astrosaurs, Z. Rex, Slime Squad and Dr Who – everything you ever wanted to know about time travelling cows, space dinosaurs and Dr Who but were afraid to ask! Steve’s books will be available for sale. Refreshments provided. Suitable for ages 7-13 (9 and over, unaccompanied) www.stevecolebooks.co.uk Sat 19th May | 2.00pm – 3.30pm | St John Ambulance Centre, Harlow Road, High Wycombe HP13 6AA | Tickets: £3.50 SBCBG members; £4.50 non-members, only in advance on 01494 440849; email jespaft@hotmail.com; a limited no. on the door

Carlos Bonell international guitarist, classical and cross-over In this concert of guitar favourites, world-renowned classical guitarist Carlos Bonell performs music by Lennon/McCartney, Queen, Albeniz, Tarrega, Sanz and more! Sat 19th May | 7.30pm | Marlow Parish Church Tickets: £10, under 16s £5

The Marlow Players present their twin-town drama group

Les Baladins de Marly-le-Roi in Un Air de Famille (a family resemblance) A comedy by Agnes Jaoui and Jean-Pierre Bacri, directed by Sylvain Gagnier performed in French. A very ordinary family who regularly meet together and dine at the restaurant “Aux Ducs de Bretagne” Characters include the grumpy Henry, his brother Phillipe, who has “succeeded”, his sister Betty, the rebel, Phillipe’s innocent wife Yolande, Denis, the bartender and the family’s lazy mother, Maurier, who presides over this improbable meeting.. Sat 19th May | 8.00pm | The Shelley Theatre, Court Garden, Pound Lane, Marlow | Tickets: £12/£10; 12 and under £5: only on 01494 880486 or book on-line at www.marlowplayers.org.uk wycombeartsfestival.org

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Bradenham Harp Recital This event was so popular last year that we are thrilled to be able to invite Sarah Goss back for another hour of delightful music for the harp, played in the lounge of the historic Bradenham Manor, followed by a cream tea and a walk in the gardens. This National Trust owned property was the home of Isaac Disraeli, father of Benjamin. Sun 20th May | 3.00pm | Bradenham Manor | Tickets: £10, including cream tea. It is advisable to book in advance or arrive in good time as numbers are strictly limited. Supported by:

City of London Sinfonia Concert Haydn: Symphony No 49 La passione Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for winds Mendelssohn: Symphony No 1 Conductor: Michael Collins The City of London Sinfonia’s final concert in their High Wycombe residency, with Principal Conductor Michael Collins returning to the Swan for a typically high-energy performance. This concert celebrates some of Europe’s finest composers with Haydn’s powerful La passione, the master of the woodwind repertoire - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Mendelssohn’s fast and dramatic Symphony No 1 Supported by Wycombe District Council and Orchestras Live Sun 20th May | 7.30pm | The Swan Theatre Tickets: £26, £22, £17, concessions available Supported by:

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Much Ado about Nothing by William Shakespeare presented by Fourways Shakespeare’s popular comedy performed in the open air This is a traditional “British Summer” Production, so audiences should be prepared for changes in the weather. Wed 23rd & Thurs 24th May | 7.30pm Wycombe High School Grounds Wed 30th & Thurs 31st May & Fri 1st & Sat 2nd June Uplands House, Four Ashes Road, Cryers Hill Some seating provided, but those who wish may bring their own seating/rugs to this venue. There will be a barbecue, refreshments and a licensed bar at both venues. Tickets £14, concs. £12, family tickets (up to 2 adults and 3 children under 14) £40; also from Tourist Information Centre, Wycombe Library, Eden: 01494 421892 or from Fourways on 01494 522722. Group bookings available on 07947 241821 In association with

“Mary Shelley: The Woman and the Monster” A talk by Sally Brocklehurst If a wet summer by Lake Geneva watered the seed of the short story that would become Frankenstein, a damp cottage near the river in Marlow has at least an equal claim to fame. It was here, between 1816 and 1818, that Mary Shelley (1797-1851) finished her most celebrated work. But of those whom Frankenstein’s Monster was to destroy, there is one victim distinguished only by her absence from the pages of the novel – Mary Shelley herself. Come and learn more about this underrated writer and the hellish creation that continues to stalk her. Wed 23rd May | 8.00pm | Church House (next to Hughenden Church) Hughenden Park | Tickets: £8

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Preventative Conservation of Everyday Objects with Paul Tear, MBE of Bucks New University Thurs 24th May | 7.30pm | High Wycombe Library, 5 Eden Place Tickets: £3 members of Friends of High Wycombe Library; £5 nonmembers, £2 BNU students (with valid ID)

Moonshee Moonshee is a 6 piece, dynamic and exotic new band bringing together a world of music from English and Irish folk to the sounds of Asia and beyond. From the ancient sounds of the East to the influence of modern English song-writing, via Irish folk and South American percussion. Moonshee “interweave their skills to create something magical and entirely natural”. The combined musical line-up of Moonshee features sitar, tablas, South American percussion, Celtic fiddle and harp, plus vocals from the Indian, Irish and English folk tradition and the material that makes up their repertoire will be familiar to many, especially those from the traditional world, but in the hands of this unique band they are transported to a brave new world where it is impossible to tell where one tradition ends and the other begins. Fri 25th May | 8.00pm | St Lawrence Church, West Wycombe Hill Tickets: £12, students £8; also on the door

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Street Theatre 9.30am -10.00am and 10.30am – 11.00am Foli Drum and Dance – West African Drumming and Dance Community group based in Chesham led by Jo May (drumming) and Jean Quaife (dance) 11.30am – 12 noon Chesham Spoons Orchestra Community group based in Chesham, led by Jo May. “You’ll never look at your cutlery drawer in the same way!” Sat 26th May | The Eden Centre | Street Theatre

Workshop 2.00pm – 3.00pm Spoons Workshop! The Arts4every1 Centre, Desborough Road, High Wycombe Tickets: £6/£4 on the door Come and learn to play the spoons! Jo will provide an assortment of spoons (metal, wooden, cow horn) and will teach a variety of techniques and rhythms. No need to bring anything, just a sense of humour.

Historic West Wycombe - A walk with the Ranger Take a tour round West Wycombe village and hill with the National Trust’s Head Ranger, Neil Harris. Find some of the hidden secrets of this Chilterns village and take in the magnificent views from the hill Sat 26th May | 11.00am -1.00pm | Starts from the Garden Centre Car Park | No charge. Booking: 01494 755573

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A Concert by the Chiltern Camerata Conductor: Sam Laughton

The programme will include a 60th anniversary performance of the Finzi masterwork ‘Dies Natalis’, recreating a seminal performance given in the town by the legendary tenor Wilfrid Brown in 1952. The soloist on this occasion will be Bene’t Coldstream who so delighted our audience in the role of the Evangelist in our performance of the St John Passion in March 2011. Other works included in the programme will be: Walton: Two movements from Henry V Saint-Saens: Prelude ‘Le Deluge’ Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for Strings Debussy: Dances sacree et profane Warlock: Capriole Suite. Sat 26th May | 7.30pm, doors open 6.45pm | All Saints’ Church, High Wycombe | Tickets: £12, concs. £10, accompanied 14s and under free; also on 01494 883112 and on the door.

Berkshire Brass Ensemble and All Saints’ Choirs A mixture of light and sacred music with Jubilee music by Handel, Parry, with some audience participation! Sat 26th May | 7.00pm | Marlow Parish Church | Tickets: £10, £8

Children’s Concert - Musical Rides Given by Wycombe Sinfonia Conductor: John Dunnett Leader: John Graham Musical Rides on horseback, by sleigh, train and plane, by skates and more. Fun for everyone, come dressed up for your chosen ride. Join in with the orchestra and prizes to be won. Sun 27th May | 3.30pm, doors open 3.00pm | John Hampden Grammar School | Tickets: Adults: £6.50, concs. £5; children £2.50; family (2A + 3C): £15 (at door only). Also from Tourist Office (Library in Eden Place) and on the door but don’t be late – it was a sell-out last year. wycombeartsfestival.org

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Violin Masterworks Warren Zielinski (violin) and Carlina Carr (piano) perform: Beethoven: Mozart: Prokofiev:

Sonata in A, op 5 no 2, Sonata in B flat K454 Sonata in D, op 94

Fri 1st June | 7.30pm | Christ Church (United Reformed Church), Oxford Road, Marlow | Tickets: £10 (includes a glass of wine), also on 01628 486227 and on the door

The Jubilee Exhibition By Marlow Arts & Crafts Society Artists/craft-workers wishing to exhibit contact 01628 473539 Sat 2nd June – Sun 10th June | 10.00am – 5.00pm | The Church Hall, The Causeway, Marlow | Admission: 30p

Arts4every1 presents Jubilee Jazz Laurie Holloway and his Trio with guest singer Kenny Lynch, plus support. Start the celebrations for the diamond jubilee with a superb evening of jazz, accompanied by a delicious summer buffet dinner. Sat 2nd June | Doors open 7.30pm | The Arts4every1 Centre, Desborough Road, High Wycombe | Tickets; £35 each or £300 for a table of ten.

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Wednesday Lunchtime Recitals

Free admission

Recitals: Union Baptist Church, Easton Street 1.10pm – 1.50pm Retiring collection

Wednesday 2nd May: Pupils of Wycombe Abbey School

Wednesday 9th May: Pupils of The Purcell School

Wednesday 16th May: Pupils of The Royal Grammar School

Wednesday 23rd May: Liam Cartwright, organist of All Saints’ High Wycombe

Wednesday 30th May: Charlotte Yeoman, singer

The Committee of the Wycombe Arts Festival wishes to place on record its thanks for the support given by Wycombe District Council and all other sponsors and patrons. The details in this programme were correct at the time of going to print. Any alterations will be announced in the local press or on our website www.wycombeartsfestival.org. You are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Wycombe Arts Festival, which will be held in the Wycombe District Council Offices, High Wycombe at 8.00pm on Tuesday, 2nd October 2012. Festival website produced and maintained by Simply Designs.

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Friday Lunchtime Recitals Organ Recitals: Marlow Parish Church 1.10pm - 1.50pm

played on the restored Father Willis Organ of 1876 Retiring collection. Light lunches available from 12.30pm Fri 4th May Gary Sieling, Bromley Parish Church to include music by Dyson, Murrill and Vann Fri 11th May Clem Virgo, Organist Emeritus, All Saints’ Marlow to include music by Bach, Ives, Whitlock and Hakim Fri 18th May Bro Kammarkor – a visiting choir from Sweden to include music by Soderman, Wesley, Olsson, Gjeilo and Purcell Fri 25th May Joachim Schwander, organ scholar, Sherbourne Abbey to include music by Parry, Schumann, Howells and Reger

Wycombe Arts Festival

Registered Charity No. 261431 Hon. Life Members: Peggy Archard, Wendy Craig & David Cresswell Committee John Beaumont (Chairman) David Twissell (Treasurer) Gail Salter (Secretary) Pat Begley Sue Carey Mike Gardner Daphne Glover Hamid Jahanpour Yolande Nye Janet Roake Gill Twissell Patrons Mrs. D. Atkinson Mrs. J. F. Barber Rev. Mrs V.J. Beaumont Mrs. P. A. Chamberlen Mr. D.A.E. Cox

Dr. D.W. Davies Mrs. M.C. Davies Mrs. J. E. Gabbitas Mr. J.G.Gabbitas Mr. R.J. Gates Mrs. D.L. Glover Mr. W.S. Glover Mrs. V.A. Letheren Dr. A.W.J. Medhurst Mrs. K.M. Peatey, M.B.E., J.P. Mrs. M.L. Phipps Cllr. Mrs. P. Priestley Cllr. R.C. Pushman Dr. L.D.A. Saunders Mrs. J.E. Saunders Mrs. B.H. Toovey Mr. C.F. Turner Dr. D.J. Twissell Mrs. G.E.M. Twissell

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