2023 Programme Guide
Saturday 1st July
The eighteen singers of ‘Singing Salon’ will take you on a magical and fun adventure through the gardens of Limekiln Farm.
The performance will start at 6pm and end by approximately 7.30/8pm. Each half will last approximately 40 minutes, and the first half will by followed by a short drinks interval.
SHORT FAMILY PERFORMANCE AT 3PM EVENING PERFORMANCE AT 6PM
ADULT + CHILDREN: £10
CREAM TEAS & FOLK MUSIC
Liz Pearson and David Asher will play a small collection of mesmerising songs that they make as part of Chalk Horse Music. They play original music alongside traditional Folk.
TICKETS: £12 (includes cream tea).
CHILDREN aged 5 - 12 half price
CHILDREN under 5 FREE
2:30 – 5:00PM
LAST SITTING FOR TEA 4PM
Sunday 2nd July
Tuesday 4th July
RIPE NURSERY SCHOOL CONCERT
St John The Baptist Church
Ripe Nursery School is delighted to be taking part in The Villages Music Festival again this year. The children will perform songs and stories, with old favourites and new ones to their repertoire.
TICKETS: FREE ADMISSION
CONCERT BEGINS AT 11AM
Wednesday 5th July
HOME: LAND & HEARTH
St John The Baptist Church
A summer bouquet of melodies for voice and piano trio.
From classic interpretations of English folk songs to instrumentals evoking landscape and the importance of home and hearth.
The programme includes songs by Amy Beach, Butterworth, Dvorak, Quilter, Ravel, and Vaughan Williams, with instrumental interludes by Peter Maxwell Davies, Marx and Schumann.
TICKETS £15 - INCLUDES A GLASS OF WINE
PERFORMANCE AT 7PM
Thursday 6th July
SIAN DICKER & KRYSTAL TUNNICLIFFE
Berwick Village Hall
7 Station Road
PERFORMANCE AT 2:30PM
A relaxed, informal and interactive concert created for people living with dementia, their friends, family and carers – and anyone else who would like to attend. With plenty of opportunities for audience participation as well as a chance to relax and take in the performance, the music will last approximately one hour and be followed by tea and biscuits. Everyone is welcome to come and go as they please and respond to the music in whatever way is natural for them.
TICKETS: FREE ADMISSION BUT PLEASE RESERVE YOUR PLACE
Wick Street Farm
DOORS OPEN AT 6PM - CONCERT BEGINS AT 6:30PM
A programme of music from world renowned pianist Melvyn Tan.
CHOPIN: Nocturne in Db major Op 27 No 2
CHOPIN: Ballade No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47
SCHUMANN, R: Kreisleriana Op 16
BRITTEN: Holiday Diary, Op. 5
TICKETS: £25. DRESS CODE SMART CASUAL.
WINE SERVED AFTER THE PERFORMANCE.
Friday 7th July
7PM - 10:30PM
PAY BAR, CASH & CARDS ACCEPTED
Summer jazz lounge music with Didier Messidoro, Glen Richardson and Stephen Wrigley.
Their blend of Anglo-French influences include jazz, latin, pop, world music and cinema and produces an eclectic repertoire where Burt Bacharach,Van Morrison and Serge Gainsbourg rub musical shoulders with John Barry and Nina Simonne.
Please note this is an outdoor event, so please bring a rug if chilly.
Saturday 8th July
Sunday 9th July
SOUTH COAST SOUL REVUE
Yew Tree Inn
6:15PM - 9:30PM
South Coast Soul Revue was formed in 2008 by Ripe resident, Barclay Thompson and has come a long way since its first ever performance for Lewes FC’s annual dinner dance at the Pelham Arms. Since then, the band has played over three hundred gigs at venues throughout the South-East including: Lewes Con Club; Ropetackle Arts Centre in Shoreham-by-Sea; The Spring Arts Centre in Havant; Cranleigh Arts Centre; Brighton Komedia; and Brighton Open Air Theatre.
ENTRANCE WITH 2 COURSE MEAL & GUARANTEED SEAT - £35
ENTRANCE ONLY - £12