Thornbury Arts Festival 2003 May 5 - May 14 2006

A varied and exciting programme is in prospect with strong booking demand anticipated for most of the Festival events.

Sir John Mortimer QC, playwright and raconteur opens the Festival on Friday 5 May followed by a full programme in Festival Week. Film returns to the Festival and an exciting new venture is the Open Studios scheme which has replaced the Town Hall Art Exhibition.

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Can you travel in time?Three wicked girls - in Girl TalkOpera Box celebrate MozartStories from law , life and stage
5 fine instrumentalists - FABGromitt in the gardenAlex Horne 's effortless latin!Opera, Theatre, TV, Books, Medicine and satire - Who else?
  

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Festival Committee contacts  
Artistic Director    Barbara Ray 01454 412272
Chairman              John Smith            01454 885226

Box Office             Diana Jensen

01454 411695
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   Festival Highlights:
* Sir John Mortimer
* Mozartissimo
   with The Opera Box
* Fine Arts Brass
* "The curse of the Were-Rabbit"
* "Time travel - Fact or fiction?"
    with Prof. Jim Al-Khalili
* Dr Jonathan Miller
* "Relative" Dance and Action
    with Niki McCretton

*  "When in Rome"   with comic Alex Horne having a laugh at Latin.
* "Girl Talk" Revue  with singers Barb Jungr, Mari Wilson and Claire Martin.
From April 18th, for Festival Tickets and Information
CALL 01454 411695
Community Arts
The Festival encourages the community to be active in the Arts. Activities range from the Eisteddfod, the hot Bands Scene for young people, Poetry, Dance and Music in the schools, to the Poetry Slam in the "White Lion"; an acoustic Indian music event and the Open Studios scheme when local Artists will be in attendance in their own studios.
FESTIVAL COMMITTEE: Ashley Bijster (Secretary), Karen Blount, Chris Coppin (Treasurer), Linda Evans, Diana Jensen (Deputy Artistic Director), Paul Morrish (Vice Chairman), Peter Minshall, Phyllida Parsloe, Barbara Ray (Artistic Director), John Smith (Chairman), Tony Wilcock, Trish Wilcock,

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Diary

Programme

Open Studios

Booking

Travel

Late News

The Festival Committee is very grateful to the many Sponsors, supporters and volunteers without whose help the 2006 Festival could not take place.

Thanks............ To everyone making the 2006 Festival possible:
The Armstrong Hall Staff Brian Haley & his team Town Hall Staff
The Gazette Bristol Evening Post Thornbury Magazine Ltd
Alveston Helmet Oldbury 4-ward St. Mary Centre
United Reformed Church

St. Mary's Church

The Lions club of Thornbury
Thornbury Picture House Bath International Film Festival British Federation of Film Societies (SW)
The Hatch Community Judith Payne Jean Owen
Stuart Chadwick Peter Wilcock Savage, Bracher & Co.
Joan Shipp Terry Ray Paul Mason and Family
....and all those patrons and friends who are contributing to the success of Festival 2006, by helping with the Box Office, stewarding the Events, and in so many other ways.
 
Acknowledgements. In addition to our sponsors associated with particular events in the programme, we would like to thank the following for their support.
South Gloucestershire Council
Thornbury Town Council
for grants
Thornbury Magazine Ltd. for sponsorship of the Lunchtime Events
Thornbury Castle for accommodation
Tortworth Court Four Pillars Hotel for accommodation
The Armstrong Trust for piano hire

Diary

Programme

Open Studios

Booking

Travel

Late News

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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