The Thaxted Festival began with Gustav Holst, the English composer who lived in the village. Over the Whitsun weekend of 1916, he organised a festival of music at Thaxted Church.
English Touring Opera at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, May 30. (Presenting La Boheme May 28, 29 and 30). Review of Donizetti’s The Wild Man of The West Indies on Wednesday, May 27..
“I like performing where people are having a good time and it’s easy to be heard, and there stands to be a good raucous time after the show,” Reginald D Hunter says in his beautiful Southern drawl.
What do you get when you mix the founder of Madness with an ensemble of ska musicians, a funk-spinning DJ and an enormous helping of reggae?
Three singing sensations will be lighting up the night at this musical extravaganza next month.