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EVENTS 2017 - past and future

Date: December 30, 2017

Follow the link for the provisional diary of events for 2017.

 

Recent Events

Birchanger Open Gardens 2017

Date: May 21, 2017  by: RT

Explore this glorious private garden with refreshments on the lawn. Open on 21 May from 2.00pm to 5.30pm.
Entrance fee £5, children free.
Dogs on leads welcome
Free parking
Tombola
Refreshments
Wheelchair access
Birchanger is on the B2110, two miles EAST of Handcross, and two miles WEST of B2036, near Cowdray Arms pub.
 

Balcombe Arts Weekend

Date: March 5, 2017

VILLAGE ARTS WEEKEND - Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th March at St Mary’s Church

Friday 3rd at 7pm:  'Balcombe Feast of Music', this Concert celebrated the huge amount of talent in our village.

Saturday 4th: Choral Workshop day on J S Bach's majestic  St Matthew Passion, followed by a performance to which everyone was invited.  Led by Les Olive, director of English Arts Chorale.   Tenor: Jeffrey  Lloyd-Roberts

Sunday 5th at 3 pm (refreshments from 2.30pm) sees 'In Conversation', an open forum of chat and music, where Janet Canetty-Clarke talked with St Mary's Director of Music, Jeff Lloyd-Roberts, about her fascinating life.

Throughout the weekend:  Exhibition of Art by Local Artists, including Tessa Land-Smith, Michael Noble, Ross Thomson,  Julie Rezac, as well as pupils from Balcombe School.

 

 

Balcombe Feast of Music

Date: March 5, 2017

FRIDAY 3rd MARCH 2017 at 7.30 pm

St Mary’s Church

 

A BALCOMBE FEAST OF MUSIC!

The whole village will join forces for this

Musicals-themed concert 

 

Bach’s St Matthew Passion

Date: March 5, 2017

St Mary’s Church, Balcombe

Saturday 4th March 2017

10.00am until 4.00pm

Join us for a Workshop on

Bach’s

St Matthew Passion  

 

JANET  CANETTY-CLARKE

‘In Conversation’

SUNDAY, 5thMARCH at 3pm

Balcombe’s own Janet Canetty-Clarke is part of European Musical History. This remarkable lady will be talking with Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts (Director of Music at St Mary's) about her life, work and travels.  You will be fascinated by her ground breaking life and there will be an opportunity for you also to ask Janet questions at this very special event.   

There will be refreshments served beforehand from 2.30pm and an opportunity afterwards to take a last look at the exhibition of art work which will be on display.    Entrance is free. 

 

Art Exhibition

Date: March 5, 2017

ART EXHIBITION

St Mary’s Church, Balcombe

This is a special opportunity to view the enormous and varied range of work by Artists in our community.

Artists involved will include Tessa Land-Smith; Michael Noble; Julie Rezac and her workshop students; Ross Thomson; and pupils of Balcombe School

Friday 3rd March 10 am to 6pm

Saturday 4th March  4pm to 8pm

Sunday 5th March  11am – 3pm

 
 
 
 
 

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