Sunday 9th October 2016


7 - The Holocaust in Words and Music

3.00pm - Marden House - Admission £8.50 (£6.50 Friends; £1 children)

This afternoon's programme will begin with a testimony from a holocaust survivor followed by an opportunity for questions from members of the audience. The second half of the afternoon will explore the music of Jewish composers affected by events of the Holocaust.

The programme will discover works by Erwin Schulhoff and Leo Smit who both died during the Holocaust, along with popular songs by Kurt Weill who had relocated to America. Performers for this special recital will include: Michelle Sheridan-Grant (soprano), Vitoria Benjamin (saxophone), Simon Parker (clarinet), John Kane (viola) and Alta Ridgway (piano).

Tea, coffee and cake is included in the ticket price and will be served in the interval.


8 - A Very Fine Swan Indeed

7.30pm - Marden House - Admission £6 (£4 Friends; £1 children)

Art, Science & The Unfeathered Bird with Katrina van Grouw
If you’d expect a book about bird anatomy to be an academic textbook for a specialised audience, think again. The Unfeathered Bird is a unique combination of art and science aimed at anyone with an interest in birds or bird art. Join Katrina van Grouw as she discusses her inspirations for the book, and the 25 year journey to create it.

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