Thornbury Arts Festival 2001     April 12-April 20 2002

We welcome Linda Evans as the Artistic Director for 2002. Known for her involvement in the area as a Drama Teacher, Performer and Director she looks forward, with the Committee, to another exciting Festival programme. Jackie Jackson has stepped down having led the Festival to wonderful success as Artistic Director for the past 5 years. We thank Jackie for seeing and delivering her vision.

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Subitango - April 17th.Gyles Brandreth - April 12th.Ballads, songs and snatches - April 20th.

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   2002 Highlights
* Gyles Brandreth presents
   "Wits End "
* Thornbury Amateur Operatic Society
    presents "Side by Side by Sondheim"
* An Evening with Rabbi Lionel Blue
* Subintango! Tango Argentina
* Chris Harris   presents
    "Ally Sloper's Half Holiday"
* "Ballads, Songs and Snatches" -
    a G and S Participation Evening
Festival Committee contacts  
Artistic Director    Linda Evans 01454 413887
Chairman              Jeanette Lewis 01454 415860

Box Office             Diana Jensen

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Community Arts
The Festival encourages the community to be active in the Arts. Activities range from the Eisteddfod for young people to projects and events from gardens, and flower arranging, through biblical and philosophical stories to participative musical events to excite, interest and stimulate all sections of the community.
FESTIVAL COMMITTEE Chris Coppin (Treasurer), Linda Evans (Artistic Director), Louise Hambly-Smith, Diana Jensen (Deputy Artistic Director), Jeanette Lewis (Chairman), Paul Morrish (Vice-Chairman), Anne Parry, Nigel Parry, Barbara Ray (Secretary), Ann Walker. Associate Members: George Excell, Margaret Hall, Sue Harbottle, Jackie Jackson, Gill Page, Avril Streeter, Tony Stubbs.

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The Festival Committee is very grateful to the many Sponsors, supporters and volunteers without whose help the Festival could not take place.

Thanks............ To everyone who made this year's Festival possible:
The Armstrong Hall Staff St Mary's Church Savage, Bracher & Co.
The Castle School The Sheiling School Thornbury Library
Brian Haley & his team Bristol Evening Post Tony Wilcock & his team
Alveston Helmet

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Thornbury Magazine
Oldbury 4-ward Tesco Neil Evans
Andrew Gazard Colin Lewis Tamara Mason
Trish McGrath Jean Owen Derek Seward
Judith Payne Sandra Richardson Sue Horsfall
Ruth Sidgwick Terry Ray
All patrons and friends who are contributing to the success of Festival 2002, by helping with the Box Office, stewarding the Exhibitions and in many other ways.
 
Acknowledgements........... In addition to our sponsors associated with particular events we would like to thank the following for their support:
South Gloucestershire Council
Thornbury Town Council
for grants
The Armstrong Trust for piano hire
Bonds of Thornbury for sponsoring the Events Guide
Thornbury Castle
The Gables Hotel
for accommodation

The J L Bureau

for poster reproduction

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Cancellation policy
Every effort is made to check the accuracy of the information supplied and the details of the Festival programme as published; all Festival bookings are made in good faith therefore no liability can be accepted for the cancellation or non-appearance of listed programme events or named participants, beyond refund of the price of admission.


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