Open Mic Night – Sunday 5th May 8pm

All are welcome to come and participate in this first Festival Open Mic Night!

A Night at the Oscars – The BBC Elstree Concert Band and The Oxford Collutorium Choir – Saturday 4th May 7.30pm

A night on the red carpet of Hollywood with a programme of music straight from the Oscars!  Every memorable piece from West Side Story to Superman has won a prestigious Academy award. The Oxford Collutorium Choir will be joining the incredible sound of this big band as it makes a welcome return to the Dorchester […]

Cate Cody Jazz Supper – Tuesday 7th May 7.30pm

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.

Out of the Blue – Sunday 12th May 7.30pm

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!

Out of the Blue workshops – Sunday 12th May 2pm & 3.30pm

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

Music & Dance – Friday 10th May 10.30am

Music and Dance is a fun experience open to anybody with a learning disability and their support workers

May Morning Breakfast with Two A Part – Sunday 5th May 8.30am

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

Music for Autistic Schools – Friday 10th May 12noon

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