Droitwich ArtsFest reaches its Musical Finale

Last Saturday (21st) saw members of Droitwich Arts Network demonstrating their work and skills in Victoria Square, while prose and poetry readings took place in St Andrews Square. Budding photographers joined a photo walk, and additional surprises were created by a close-up magician. In the evening, Park’s Café hosted another successful Poetry Extravaganza.

Local musicians present The Best of Droitwich – “Last Night of the Proms” in St Andrew’s Church on Friday 27th at 7.30pm. The performers are Droitwich Ukulele Band, Members of the Norbury Theatre, Droitwich Community Choir, Glynn Diggit, the Hussingtree Chorale, and international organist, Keith Hearnshaw. The programme Includes favourites such as Land of Hope and Glory, Rule Britannia, and Jerusalem. Entry is free, with a voluntary collection for local good causes.

This Saturday (28th) sees the finale of this year’s Droitwich arts festival with music on the hour, every hour, in St Andrews Square. The day starts at 10am with easy listening music from RMA, followed by Sing and Tonic at 11am. At 11.40 Editor of the Standard, Tristan Harris will talk about some of his more amusing experiences as a newspaper editor, before Droitwich Ukulele Club perform at 12 noon. Mandy Harding plays the saxophone at 1pm, and at 2pm Helen Pearson will be singing well-known favourites from the 1940s to the 1970s. The day will end with popular music from The Fidgets who will perform from 3pm to 4pm.

 

Helen Karakashian, Chairman of Droitwich Arts Network stated “The public have really shown their appreciation of the wide range of artistic and mostly free events offered by Droitwich ArtsFest 2018“.

More details of Droitwich ArtsFest can be seen on their website at www.droitwichartsfest.org or by sending an email to artsfest@droitwichartsfest.org or by phoning the organiser, Rhys Jones, on 07787 227 390.

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