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  • Floriade Ensemble, Sunday 11 June

    Floriade Ensemble presents Missa D’ung aultre amer, Motets and Chanson - Josquin des Prez.  Devotion and profanity in the French Royal Court

     
    The Floriade Ensemble was formed in early 2016.  As soloists and ensemble singers they have performed for BBC Radio and Television, recorded numerous albums and toured every continent except Antarctica, When in the UK they sing with many of the top choirs including St Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, The Sixteen, The BBC Singers, Philharmonia Voices and St Martin-in-the-Fields. Floriade’s repertoire includes everything from Gregorian plainsong to Modern close harmony.

  • William Dalrymple, Monday 12 June

    William Dalrymple, internationally acclaimed and bestselling historian - author of White Mughals, the Last Mughal and Return of a King - will be interviewed by distinguished Chiswick broadcaster, Susannah Simons.

  • Poetry Evening with Mavis Cheek, Wednesday 14 June

    Here, There & Everywhere: enjoy the poetry of goings & comings, of longings & leavings, of exile & return.  And do bring a favourite poem to read (your own, or by a well-known poet, max. 25 lines) of holidays or home, of here, there & everywhere. Hosted by local poets Anne-Marie Fyfe & Cahal Dallat, with special guest, novelist & former Chiswick resident, Mavis Cheek.
     

  • Kate Dimbleby: Songbirds, Friday 16 June

    The singing daughter of Britain's broadcasting family weaves soulful acapella songs from her critically acclaimed album “Songbirds” (Radio 2 and Radio 6 Music) with a personal story of singing with Bobby McFerrin, stepping out of Peggy Lee’s shadow and finding the song in everyone.

  • Stories Through Music, Saturday 17 June

    A concert aimed at children of all ages exploring how descriptive music can be. Featuring famous narrated stories as well music used for dancing, this concert will be presented by the young, talented musicians from West London based Pelican Music.

  • Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte, Saturday 17 June

    The London Young Sinfonia, which brought you La Cenerentola last year, returns to to perform Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte by Mozart. The comic opera takes place across one day at a middle-class, modern-day wedding. Singers and players from the London Conservatoires. 
    Conductor: Bertie Baigent 
     

  • Bedford Park Walk, Sunday 18 June

    This popular walk has featured in every Bedford Park Festival since 1967.  Now led by local architect John Scott and English literature academic Dr Pamela Bickley, the walk explores the history, architecture, myths and anecdotes of Bedford Park.  3pm-5pm. Meet 3pm at St Michael & All Angels Church. 

  • St Michael and All Angels Choristers' Concert, Sunday 18 June

    A programme of vocal and instrumental music presented and performed by the Choristers of St Michael’s.
     

  • Mozart Serenade Concert & Supper, Monday 19 June

    Celebrating 25 years.  The brilliant young clarinet virtuoso, Anna Hashimoto, joins David Juritz and friends for Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet and Dvorak’s American Quartet.  Concert followed by supper in the Michael Room. Advance booking BY SATURDAY 17TH necessary for supper. 

  • Bach motets & jazz reflections with Sandy Burnett, Wednesday 21 June

    Three great 18th Century motets are sung alongside contemporary improvised reflections – old meets new in this fascinating take on Bach’s music.

  • Relatively Speaking, Wednesday 21 - Saturday 24 June

    The XV Theatre Company returns to the Festival with five performances of Alan Ayckbourn’s stunning piece of comic craftsmanship - which takes a single misunderstanding and keeps it unbelievably afloat for two hours. 

  • Nonesuch Orchestra, Thursday 22 June

    Seasons of the Year.  Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons”, Tchaikovsky, Holst, Gershwin - a concert designed for children but open to all.

  • The Tome of the Unknown Actor, Thursday 22 June

    Enjoy the secrets of the acting profession with Chiswick’s Christine Ozanne (Carry On Nurse, Oliver, The Two Ronnies) and director Patrick Tucker (Original Shakespeare Company) from their memoirs and books.

  • Old Time Music Hall, Friday 23 June

    Traditional Music Hall songs and dances from performer and Arts Ed musical theatre teacher, Hazel Collinson and guest artists from her touring show, Shenanigans.

  • Golden Jubilee Garden Party, Saturday 24 June

    Golden Jubilee Garden Party – Celebrating 50 years.  Put on your finery and celebrate 'The Festival that Saved Bedford Park’ with the Bedford Park Society, afternoon tea, a few toasts and a pay-bar.  3pm-6pm, by kind permission of Ian and Tracey Hall.

  • Family Film: Sing-a-long with The Lion King, Saturday 24 June

    Disney animated film telling the story of Simba, a young lion who has to fight to take back his homeland from his evil uncle Scar

  • Film Night; Lion, Saturday 24 June

    Nominated for 6 Oscars, Lion is the story of a man, adopted when a child,who returns to Kolkata to find his biological family. With Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara, PG-13.  Fish & Chip supper at 7 pm followed by the film.

  • Festival Mass Lunch, Sunday 25 June

    Enjoy delicious home cooked food, a beautiful garden and great company in the Vicarage garden.

  • Bedford Park Open Gardens, Sunday 25 June

    Celebrating 35 years.  Be inspired by some of the most beautiful private gardens in Bedford Park. Teas available afterwards at the Parish Hall.  Gardens open 2pm - 6pm. Start at St Michael & All Angels Parish Hall. Ticket price includes map of garden locations to be provided on the day. Children go free.

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