Stroud Green Festival 16-26 June 2017
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EVENT 1: Stroud Green Festival's Manifesto Drop In event (family friendly)

Thursday 8th June | 6pm- 10pm | Pay what you can
Holy Trinity Church   [Map]

On voting day, drop in (before or after the polling station around the corner) to this 4-hour celebration of exquisite music by a host of Festival musicians, including members of Dowland Works, The Telling, The Musical Gathering and organist Marion Bettsworth.

Plus rare 18th-century songs from the 1746 Drury Lane production of The Tempest by Willem Defesch (with an interesting back story of the battle between “Ariel” (Kitty Clive) and composer Thomas Arne whom Kitty sacked, despite his having written his famous ‘Where the Bee Sucks’, and engaging Defesch instead).



Music by Dowland, Coprario & more

Members of Dowland Works - Clemmie Franks, Catherine Carter (voices), James Bramley (lute) & Peter McCarthy (bass viol).

Böhm; Chorale partita on Ach wie nichtig, ach wie flüchtig

Marion Bettsworth (organ) .

Programme tbc

Members of Dowland Works - Olivia Bell, Patricia Hammond & Niki Andronikou.


Buxtehude; Ciacona in E minor

Marion Bettsworth (organ).

Haydn; Benedictus from the Little Organ Mass

Clare Norburn (soprano) and Marion Bettsworth (organ).

Programme tbc

Roselyn Maynard (recorder) with Kathryn Corrigan (recorders).

Programme tbc

Members of Dowland Works - Emily Owen & Toby Carr.


C. P. E. Bach; Sonata in G minor

Marion Bettsworth (organ).

Settings of Shakespeare by Arne and Defesch and Lampe’s Cuckoo Sonata

Clare Norburn (soprano), Naomi Anderson (flute), Stephen Dudley (violin), Sonia Tutiett (violin), Irena Cholij (cello) and Marion Bettsworth (harpsichord).

Music for flute, horn & piano by Mozart, Rutter, Bach & more

Naomi Anderson (flute), Katrina Lauder (French horn) and Marion Bettsworth (piano).


Music by Weelkes and Bach

Marion Bettsworth (organ).

English, French and German songs from the time of the First World War

Patricia Hammond (voice) & Matt Redman (guitars, percussion and keyboards).

A selection of choral music ending with Mozart’s Ave verum corpus

Crouch End Singers.

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