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Patron, Villages Music Festival

Congratulations on this exciting programme of concerts and events for 2023 in our beautiful Sussex villages.

A message from the festival’s director Dr Joan Royle:

The Trustees of the Villages Music Festival have awarded grants to the following applicants:

  • Laughton Village Choir

  • The Lilley Lovett Theatre Group

  • The Deanland Entertainers

  • RACCA, to support the Glynde and Beddingham Brass band during the forthcoming D-Day memorial celebrations

  • Laughton, Ripe and Chalvington PCC to support music in the churches

  • Ripe Nursery, for equipment

  • Clara Limpus, towards making a film that will be screened in the villages next year

  • Soul Voices, a newly formed singing group, directed by Claude Lovett

  • Laughton CP Primary school, for a speaker system and microphones to use during performances

We are delighted with the wide ranging activities that are happening in the villages and are delighted to be able to support them.
Joan Royle
Director, Villages Music Festival

December 2023

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Villages Music Festival, East Sussex
Villages Music Festival, East Sussex
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