‘A Celebration of Somerset Day’. Gibby Swaine, Sue Watts and The Stoggy Men along with Tom Mayberry commemorate the history and heritage of Somerset in music and readings. Doors will 12.00pm. More information to follow. Retiring Collection in aid of Halsway Manor – the National Centre for Folks Arts and St John’s Church.
‘The Muses Gardin for Delights’ Mary Morgan (soprano) and Steve Graham (lute) ‘The Muses Gardin for Delights’ was the title of Robert Jones’ 5th book of ayres for voice and lute, published in 1610. There were several such publications in this “Golden Age of English Music”, the pre-eminent composer being the lutenist John Dowland. Our programme will draw from this rich source of musical delights. Doors will open at 12.00pm. Cold drinks will be available before the concert. Retiring Collection…
This will be the 50th Lunchtime Concert at St John’s so it is hoped that this will be marked by something special, so mark the date watch this space for more details to appear. Doors will still open at 12.00pm and the admission will still be free with a retiring collection for the performer’s choice and St John’s Church.