Friday 11th October 2013


24 - Lunchtime Series: The Somerford Scribes

12.15pm - Marden House: Admission £3 (friends free)

A local writers group, beginning their 6th year together, proudly read a selection of their poems prose and monologues. Their programme includes readings in a miscellany of styles -- some carry a sting in the tail, others have a deep meaning, whilst some tease with a twinkle in the eye. What better way to spend a lunchtime?


25 - From Venus: Hayley Lambert (Saxophone) and Paul Turner (Piano)

7.30pm - Marden House: Admission £8 (£6 friends)

Paul Turner makes a welcome return to this year’s Festival with saxophonist, Hayley Lambert. Hayley has performed at the Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and live on Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’. Her busy freelance career combines performances with Britain’s top orchestras, alongside her solo recital and concerto work.

Their programme, From Venus, comprises music written by female composers including works by Hilary Tann, Paule Maurice and Fernande Decruck. There are impressionist influences, echoes of folk music and inspiration taken from poetry.


26 - Dauntsey Big Band & Calne Silver Band

7.30pm - Town Hall, Calne: Admission £7 (£5 friends)

The ever-popular Dauntsey's School Big Band will be joined in concert by the Calne Silver Band. In a programme that’s guaranteed to get your feet tapping music will be selected from their wide ranging repertoire from light music to traditional jazz standards. An event suitable for everybody’s tastes.


27 - CODA: Piano Recital - Jasmin Baker

9.30pm - Marden House: Admission free

Jasmin, who is in Year 12 at Abbeyfield School, started piano lessons when she was 7.  She will present a programme of her favourite pieces which will include the ever popular Fur Elise and a traditional Chinese folk song.



Festival Club, Marden House

The wine bar is open before evening events and for interval drinks. Coffee and cakes are also available on weekday evenings after the main event. Unfortunately, owing to licensing laws we shall be unable to serve alcoholic drinks on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Light lunches are served following the weekday lunchtime concerts.

Come and enjoy a late Coda event in a relaxed atmosphere.