This year’s Oundle International Festival has kicks off today and is set to run for the next eight days with an exciting programme full of music, arts, drama and much more.
Starting this evening, families can enjoy a performance of Illyria: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice at Barnwell Country Park, starting at 6pm. A family ticket is £35 or £15 for an adult and £5 for under 18s.
At 8pm the National Youth Jazz Orchestra will perform at Stahl Theatre, for their 50th birthday concert. Tickets are £15 for adults and £5 for under 18’s.
Tomorrow, a workshop will be held at Stahl Theatre at 11am to come and sing Faure’s Requiem. Followed by a jazz and classical music performance by The Deco Ensemble at 7pm.
A highlight of Saturday, will be a performance by stand-up comedian Pete Searles who will be talking about memories of his journey through a confused childhood, past relationships and everything in between. Tickets are £8.
On the Sunday, a number of beautiful gardens will be open around Oundle, starting at Oundle Primary School from 2pm to 6pm.
In the evening will be a sing-a-long of a Sound of Music at the Stahl Theatre at 6.45pm and storyteller Jo Blake Cave and poet Jo Bell will perform the story of the river as it journeys to the sea in Riverland, taking place at Oundle Wharf.
For all of the events visit the website.