After the ball was over

It was lovely to see so many of you at our Pride and Prejudice Ball in May… we were so encouraged by the positive feedback, that we pencilled in a date for a New Year Ball in mid January next year, as well as our usual May Ball.  So make a note in your diary for Saturday January 14th 2017 [Unfortunately the New Year Ball has now been cancelled] and Saturday May 13th 2017. Continue reading “After the ball was over”

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Croome Four Seasons project

We have been successful in attracting funding from the Arts Council, the Bransford Trust and Worcester Arts Council for our latest outreach project.

2016 sees the 300th anniversary of the birth of the celebrated 18th Century landscape gardener, Capability Brown. One of Brown’s first projects was Croome Court (National Trust) situated just outside Worcester. Continue reading “Croome Four Seasons project”

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April News (part 2)

Our 2016 Early Music Festival was a resounding success with superb performances by  K’antu, Duo Dorado and the Musical and Amicable Society, as well as record numbers in the audience for each event. So THANK YOU for your support and encouragement. So many people commented on the high standard of performance, and many were delighted to find such quality music making here in Worcester. Continue reading “April News (part 2)”

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March News

We have been very lucky to access funding from the Arts Council Lottery Fund to manage a project in four Worcester Schools this summer.

Our Croome Four Seasons project will celebrate the 300th birthday of Capability Brown, with a visit to Croome Park, and follow up work with the Four Seasons composed by Brown’s near contemporary, Vivaldi. Continue reading “March News”

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Battle of Evesham Project

Micaela Schmitz and Kate Fawcett have recently been working a project pairing students from a Vale of Evesham special school with Simon de Montfort mainstream school to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the Battle of Evesham and the commemoration of the first world war. Funding was received from Worcestershire County Council, Wychavon District Council Community Grants Fund and Evesham Town Council.

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