Film Capturing the raw physicality and brilliance of Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West and stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. With his magnetic presence, Nureyev emerged as ballet’s most famous star, a wild and beautiful dancer limited by the world of 1950s Leningrad. His flirtation with Western artists and […]
Live on Stage TV personalities Jules Hudson (Escape to the Country and Countryfile) and Jonnie Irwin (Escape to the Country and Place in the Sun) present an evening of entertainment.
Film The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB’s longest–serving British Spy. Starring Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson
Live Music Described by International Piano Magazine as ‘an armour-clad player of complete technique, a thinking musician, a natural Romantic. Young bloods come no better.’ Malaysian Bobby Chen burst on the scene on a British tour with Lord Yehudi Menuhin and the Warsaw Sinfonia and a recital at the Royal Festival Hall. Programme HAYDN-Sonata in […]
A father and his thirteen year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.
14 & 15 June
Film A musical drama in which a young single mother in Glasgow dreams of travelling to Nashville to be a country singer Starring Julie Walters, Jessie Buckley, Sophie Okonedo
What we know, think we know and don’t know about our future relationships with the sea (including rising sea levels) on the Saltmarsh Coast; potential issues and options
Live on Stage Reaching back to the Bantu migration some 5000 years ago from the Tanganyika and Baka tribal regions, Anna Mudeka takes audiences on an inspirational journey to modern-day Zimbabwe, London and Norfolk. The show pays homage to great ancestors of Zimbabwe with a focus on Nehanda – the powerful female warrior who united […]
Film A pair of high-frequency traders go up against their old boss in an effort to make millions in a fibre-optic cable deal. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, Salma Hayek
Hailed as one of the most charismatic and “adventurous” quartets of the British chamber music scene (The Strad), the Villiers Quartet :- James Dickenson (violin) Tamaki Higashi (violin) Carmen Flores (viola) Nicholas Stringfellow (cello) have developed an international reputation as exceptional interpreters of English composers including Elgar, Delius, Fricker, Bush. Programme: Peter Racine Fricker – […]
FILM – Presented by Screen next the sea A faithful Jehovah’s Witness is forced to shun her own sister because of a religious transgression. As the separation draws out, she starts to question the meaning of God’s love.
Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the tangled history of […]
For the opening concert of this year’s Music-next-the-sea chamber music festival, Artistic Director Adam Johnson presents a programme of works for piano and string trio. The beautiful Alwyn ‘Phantasy’ is matched by the Debussy Piano trio and the beethoven Piano Quartet. Debussy Piano Trio in G Alwyn Phantasy for Piano Quartet Beethoven Piano Quartet in […]
Mathew Wadsworth – Theorbo Highly acclaimed Teorbo and Lute player Mathew Wadsworth returns to Music-next-the-Sea for a lunchtime recital of French and other European composers, set in the magical atmosphere of St. Margaret’s Church. Refreshments will be served afterwards.
Adam Johnson – Piano For the second evening performance, two of the greatest piano quartets in the repertoire share this programme. The much-loved Mozart Piano Quartet will be in the first half and the monumental Fauré Piano Quartet in the second. Fauré Dolly Suite for Piano Duet Op. 56 Mozart Piano Quartet No. 1 in G […]
French Finale For the final of ‘Music-next-the-Sea’ 2019 Flautist Dan Watts shares the stage with Bassonist Liz trigg, Soprano Colette Boushell and Adam johnson at the piano. They present a wonderfully varied programme of French masterpieces for solo, duo, trios and culminating in a newly arranged version of the virtuosic ‘Je veux Vivre’ from ‘Romeo […]
28 - 30 June
Admission to all four concerts in the Festival