Amazing music to suit every taste

Bond Night – The BBC Elstree Concert Band and the Oxford City Singers – Saturday 29th April 7.30pm

With the impressive sound of the 48 piece BBC Elstree Concert Band and the 40 strong Oxford City Singers, prepare to be impressed by favourite music from film and shows, including some well-known TV sleuths and detectives.

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical – Sunday 30th April 7.30pm

Spontaneous musical comedy at its finest – direct from the West End and now heading to Dorchester!

May Morning Breakfast – Bank Holiday Monday 1st May 8.30am

Continuing the annual tradition Dorchester’s a capella group will welcome May in by singing from the Abbey tower and then in the Abbey.

Cate Cody Jazz Supper – Bank Holiday Monday 1st May

Be prepared to be wrapped in the smooth tones of the Great American Songbook and the swinging classics of the golden age of jazz, all played by masters of the art.

Pre-Supper Concerts – Wednesday to Friday 3rd to 5th May 6pm

Music for Autistic Schools – Friday 5th May 11.30am

A rare opportunity for children autistic schools to enjoy the therapeutic effects of music live in the Abbey.  Please do join them!

Schools Concert – Saturday 6th May 1.30pm

Always one of the best concerts of the Festival and a real treat for music fans of all ages!  Come and hear some of the best music from Oxfordshire’s schools.  The students will amaze and delight you with their talent and enthusiasm

The Tallis Scholars – Saturday 11th May 7pm

The internationally acclaimed Tallis Scholars combine their perfect a capella sound with the fabulous Dorchester Abbey acoustics to make this the unmissable concert of the Festival week.

Quintessential – Sunday 7th May 1pm

A fun family concert for all ages!

Out of the Blue workshops – Sunday 7th May 2pm & 3.30pm

This hugely popular all-male a cappella student group from Oxford Universities run fun afternoon workshops for children and adults.

Out of the Blue – Sunday 7th May 7pm

Oxford’s all-male a cappella group and semi-finalists of Britain’s Got Talent showcase their award-winning combination of vibrant vocals, outrageously unprofessional choreography and occasionally intentional comedy!