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Garsington Opera Garden Concert

Dorchester Manor House 12 Manor Farm Road, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

£35 VIP seats with post-performance canape reception £20 / £10 children (under 16) Join us in the stunning surroundings of Dorchester Manor House Garden to hear singers from Garsington’s prestigious Alvarez Young Artists programme. Camilla Harris - Soprano Bethany Horak-Hallett - Mezzo-soprano Osian Wyn Bowen - Tenor accompanied by Jonathon Cole-Swinard - Piano These amazing [...]

Big Band with the BBC Elstree Concert Band and The Oxford Collutorium Choir

Dorchester Abbey High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Tickets £18 / £13 adults (children under 16 half price) The Roaring Twenties The BBC Elstree concert Band is delighted to be back with the Oxford Collutorium Choir performing live in a programme guaranteed to contain familiar tunes. One hundred years ago, the Roaring Twenties were starting to build up a head of steam just [...]

May Morning Breakfast

Dorchester Abbey High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Singing from 9am Free Breakfast from 8.30am £5 (must be booked in advance) Two a Part Continuing the annual tradition, Dorchester’s a cappella group will welcome May by singing from the Abbey tower and then in the Abbey. Proceeds from this event go to this year’s charity Daybreak and to The Pride of Nasio, a local [...]

£5

Pre-Supper Concert – Amici Della Voce

Dorchester Abbey High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Tickets £10 (children under 16 free) The Baltic Connection Amici Della Voce are a brilliant mixed-voice acappella group founded and directed by David Crown who specialise in performing a wide variety of repertoire from early Renaissance through to the present day.  They will perform pieces from Gorecki,  Pärt, Miškinis, Dubra and Esenwalds.    

£10

Festival Folk Night – Merry Hell & Jackie Oates/Megan Henwood

Festival Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Merry Hell Multi-award winning Merry Hell offer joyful, uplifting folk-rock, with a message for troubled times. Native to the North-West of England, the 8-piece musical charabanc was built from the embers of the much-loved folk-punk band The Tansads, before developing a life and feel all of its own. Their energy and passion is complimented by [...]

£20

Cate Cody Jazz Supper

Festival Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Superb vocalist Cate Cody returns to entertain with her sophisticated 1930s style jazz supported by a great quintet of multi award winning players; pianist Dave Newton (voted best Jazz Pianist at least thirteen times), Trevor Whiting - Reeds (Chris Barber, Ken Colyer), Dave Green, double bass (Humphrey Lyttelton, Stan Tracey) and Charlie Stratford on drums (Berklee College of [...]

£17

Concert with 2 Pianos

Dorchester Abbey High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Tickets £20/£10 children under 16 Both piano concerts £30/£15 children under 16 Maki Sekiya  Ilya Chetverikov Debussy Blanc et Noir Stravinsky Rite of Spring Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances Rarely heard musical gems written for two pianos performed by this talented husband and wife duo. Maki and Ilya have performed together in Windsor Festival, Sheldonian Theatre, have [...]

£20

Let’s Sing – Music & Movement with Dementia

Festival Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Members of the Oxfordshire Daybreak dementia charity are happy to share one of their musical sessions in the Festival Marquee.  The session is free of charge and anyone, including those who live with dementia or who care for anyone with dementia, is very welcome to attend this informal group. The care-givers at Daybreak know that [...]

Free

OSJ Music for Autism

Dorchester Abbey High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

A rare opportunity for autistic schools to enjoy the therapeutic effects of music live in the Abbey with professional musicians.  People of all ages and abilities are welcome to come to this event.    

Free

Bach Goldberg Variations – pianist Maki Sekiya

Dorchester Abbey High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Tickets £20/£10 children under 16 Both piano concerts £30/£15 children under 16 This iconic monument in Western music is one of the few works by JS Bach to be printed in the composer’s lifetime, published in 1741. This 80minute highly technical work consists of 32 movements; on one level, it's simply a beautiful keyboard work, and on another, [...]

£20

Food & Gift Fair

Festival Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Saturday 7th May 10am – 5pm Sunday 8th May 12noon – 5pm Whether you're looking for locally sourced food, a special gift or unique craft decorations for your home, you'll be spoiled for choice. Dorchester Food & Gift Fair makes a perfect day out for all the family. This event, set in the stunning location [...]

£1

Quintessential

Dorchester Abbey High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Tickets £7 adults / £5 children A fun family concert! Would you like to take your children to a concert but you’re worried in case they make a noise during the performance?  Would you like to know more about wind instruments and ask the players questions?  This is the concert for you! Featuring timeless classics [...]

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