The LEDBURY POETRY FESTIVAL AT HELLENS

All tickets available online

from the festival box office

EVENT 60           Friday 6th JULY    8.30pm to 10pm

 

PAUL HENRY & BRIAN BRIGGS (Stornoway)

 

The Glass Aisle is an astonishing, elegiac and haunting collaboration between two major talents in poetry and music, a long poem with songs, set on the Brecon and Monmouthshire canal

EVENT 64            Saturday 7th JULY    11am to 12 noon

 

BOB STANLEY & JOHN CLEGG

 

BOB STANLEY, musician of Saint Etienne fame, journalist and author of Yeah Yeah Yeah: The Story of Modern Pop, chats about song writing and the importance of lyrics in pop music with poet JOHN CLEGG

EVENT 68            Saturday 7th JULY    4.30pm to 5.30pm

 

JAMES YORKSTON & ALEXIS TAYLOR

 

Conversation on lyric writing, poetry, influences and inspirations before their concert tonight. (Bring a picnic supper and enjoy both events).

EVENT 71           Saturday 7th JULY    8pm to 10.35pm   Includes interval

 

JAMES YORKSTON & ALEXIS TAYLOR PERFORMANCE

 

James Yorkston is a Scottish folk musician celebrated for the earthy intimacy of his ltyrics and the soaring beauty of his music. 'The finest song-writer of his generation'. John Peel.

 

ALEXIS TAYLOR is lead singer of HOT CHIP and his new solo album 'is an expansive and experimetnal collection of songs - one that refuses to sit still or be defined' (NME).

EVENT 80           Sunday 8th JULY   1pm to 2pm

 

DESERT ISLAND POEMS with actor MICHAEL PENNINGTON in conversation with  Mark Fisher

Sunday 9 September 2018 at 3pm in the Great Barn

 

The Alvor Duo

 

Sarah Newbold (flute)       Katherine Thomas (harp)

We are very pleased to announce the return of these two superb artists, whose playing has delighted Hellens’ audiences in the past as members of different ensembles and who, this time, return as a duo partnership.  The exquisite clarity of the flute set against the warm, resonant tones of the harp is a truly magical combination.  Add to this the beautiful music from the Baroque to the present day, the glorious setting of Hellens on a late summer afternoon and complimentary strawberries & cream and this is surely an event not to be missed.

 

Full programme:

 

J S Bach  Sonata in G minor BWV1020
 Mozart (arr. Smith) Duo for Flute & Harp (arr. from K160) première)

 J S Bach  Prelude & Fugue (harp solo)
 Derek Smith  Perky Piper (première)
 Donizetti  Flute Sonata in C
 William Alwyn  Naiades
 Ian Clarke  Hypnosis, Sunstreams, Sunday Morning

Debussy  Arabesque No 1 (harp solo)
 Damase  Variations on ‘Early One Morning’

 

 

Tickets: £16 (students £8) (inc complimentary strawberries & cream) from
Hereford Courtyard Box Office on 01432 340555 and online at www.courtyard.org.uk

Immerse yourself in a weekend of peace

in the tranquil natural surroundings of Hellens Manor.

Everyone is warmly welcome, whether beginners or experienced.

Prices from just £465 include home-cooked food

and single accommodation in the beautifully restored Georgian stables.

Book by 28 June for early-bird offer

Details and registration:

www.spacious-mind.co.uk or www.claireseabrook.co.uk

Much Marcle, Herefordshire, HR8 2LY, England

T. 01531 660504  –  info@hellensmanor.com

LEDBURY POETRY FESTIVAL AT HELLENS

EVENT 80           Sunday 8th JULY   1pm to 2pm

 

DESERT ISLAND POEMS with actor MICHAEL PENNINGTON in conversation with  Mark Fisher

HELLENS

EVENT 60           Friday 6th JULY    8.30pm to 10pm

 

PAUL HENRY & BRIAN BRIGGS (Stornoway)

 

The Glass Aisle is an astonishing, elegiac and haunting collaboration between two major talents in poetry and music, a long poem with songs, set on the Brecon and Monmouthshire canal.

EVENT 80           Sunday 8th JULY   1pm to 2pm

 

DESERT ISLAND POEMS with actor MICHAEL PENNINGTON in conversation with  Mark Fisher

Immerse yourself in a weekend of peace

in the tranquil natural surroundings of Hellens Manor.

Everyone is warmly welcome, whether beginners or experienced.

Prices from just £465 include home-cooked food

and single accommodation in the beautifully restored Georgian stables.

Book by 28 June for early-bird offer

Details and registration:

www.spacious-mind.co.uk or www.claireseabrook.co.uk

LEDBURY POETRY FESTIVAL

AT HELLENS

All tickets available online

from the festival box office

EVENT 60           Friday 6th JULY    8.30pm to 10pm

 

PAUL HENRY & BRIAN BRIGGS (Stornoway)

 

The Glass Aisle is an astonishing, elegiac and haunting collaboration between two major talents in poetry and music, a long poem with songs, set on the Brecon and Monmouthshire canal.

EVENT 64            Saturday 7th JULY    11am to 12 noon

 

BOB STANLEY & JOHN CLEGG

 

BOB STANLEY, musician of Saint Etienne fame, journalist and author of Yeah Yeah Yeah: The Story of Modern Pop, chats about song writing and the importance of lyrics in pop music with poet JOHN CLEGG

EVENT 68            Saturday 7th JULY    4.30pm to 5.30pm

 

JAMES YORKSTON & ALEXIS TAYLOR

 

Conversation on lyric writing, poetry, influences and inspirations before their concert tonight. (Bring a picnic supper and enjoy both events).

EVENT 71           Saturday 7th JULY    8pm to 10.35pm   Includes interval

 

JAMES YORKSTON & ALEXIS TAYLOR PERFORMANCE

 

James Yorkston is a Scottish folk musician celebrated for the earthy intimacy of his ltyrics and the soaring beauty of his music. 'The finest song-writer of his generation'. John Peel.

 

ALEXIS TAYLOR is lead singer of HOT CHIP and his new solo album 'is an expansive and experimetnal collection of songs - one that refuses to sit still or be defined' (NME).

EVENT 80           Sunday 8th JULY   1pm to 2pm

 

DESERT ISLAND POEMS with actor MICHAEL PENNINGTON in conversation with  Mark Fisher

Sunday 9 September 2018 at 3pm in the Great Barn

 

The Alvor Duo

 

Sarah Newbold (flute)       Katherine Thomas (harp)

Immerse yourself in a weekend of peace

in the tranquil natural surroundings of Hellens Manor.

Everyone is warmly welcome, whether beginners or experienced.

Prices from just £465 include home-cooked food

and single accommodation in the beautifully restored Georgian stables.

Book by 28 June for early-bird offer

Details and registration:

www.spacious-mind.co.uk or www.claireseabrook.co.uk