Tavistock Festival 2022

30th April – 21st May 2022

21 DAYS of music and arts events in our beautiful market town

Full details can be found at www.tavistockfestival.org

Welcome to another Tavistock Festival of Music and Arts.You will see that we have planned a fabulous programme and we hope we have provided a range of events to capture the interest of all. We are extremely grateful to our sponsors and our hosts for making the Festival possible and we are indebted to those who have given freely of their time in the preparation that has been necessary over the past two years. We are so glad to be back!

Additional information for each event will be published on our website as it becomes available. In the meantime, do not hesitate to contact me.

Dr Sean Sweeney


07732 586 978


Saturday 30th April 2022 Mount Kelly Choral Society

Pergolesi Stabat Mater, Vaughan Williams

Five Mystical Songs and Fantasia on Greensleeves

Tavistock Parish Church 7.30pm Tickets £10

Monday 2nd May 2022 – Drawn to the Library Art Exhibition

Saturday 21st May 2022 A display of work by twelve local artists with free workshops for adults on Tuesdsys and Thursdays

Further details at www.drawntothevalley.com

Tuesday 3rd May 2022 Dr Sean Sweeney (Organ)

Music by Bach, Dupré, Elgar, Franck and Guilmant

Tavistock Parish Church 1.00pm Tickets £5

Sponsored by Alistair Kinsey

Thursday 5th May 2022 Mary, Kamila and Leslie Mazur- Park

Music for Oboe, Piano and Piano duet

Tavistock Parish Church 1.00pm Tickets £5

Sponsored by Alistair Kinsey

Friday 6th May 2022 Mount Kelly Chamber Choir and Levowan XII

Our Lady of the Assumption RC Church, Tavistock

7.00pm Retiring collection

Saturday 7th May 2022 Creative Writing Workshop

with local authors Roz Levens and Myfanwy Cook

Tavistock Library 10.00am Tickets £16 or £9 half day

Stannary Brass Band

Tavistock Parish Church 7.30pm Tickets £8

Further details atwww.stannarybrassbandtavistock.co.uk

Sunday 8th May 2022 Choral Workshop

A fun and informative session for singers of all abilities

Tavistock Parish Church 2.30pm Tickets £5

Monday 9th May 2022 Haizea Wind Quintet

Tavistock Guildhall 7.30pm Tickets £8

Tuesday 10th May 2022 Children’s Concert

An exciting concert for children given by talented

young musicians preceded by a flag-making workshop

at Tavistock Library

Tavistock Methodist Church 1.00 Admission free

Sponsored by Alistair Kinsey

Wednesday 11th May 2022 Helen Porter – Unexpected Song

A new solo show from this popular singer and songwriter

Tavistock Parish Church 7.30pm Tickets £6

Friday 13th May 2022 Nina Savicevic (Piano)

A young national prize winner

Music by Beethoven, Debussy and Liszt

Tavistock Parish Church 1.00pm Tickets £5

Sponsored by Alistair Kinsey

The Wheelhouse Choir

Tavistock Library 7.00pm Admission free

Further details at www.librariesunlimited.org.uk

Sunday 15th May 2022 Afternoon tea with entertainment from Fine Whines featuring early jazz and swing classics from the 1930s

Bedford Hotel 3.30-5.30pm Tickets £8

Tuesday 17th May 2022 Stella Searson/Sarah Rowe Piano

A popular duet recital by these local performers

Music by Dvořák, Kreisler, Debussy, Scott Joplin, Moskovski and Seiber, all inspired by dance

Tavistock Parish Church 1.00pm Tickets £5

Sponsored by Alistair Kinsey

Thursday 19th May 2022 Live broadcast of the Royal Ballet’s performance of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake

Further details at www.tavistockwharf.com

Saturday 21st May 2022 North Devon Sinfonia

Sibelius Finlandia, Tchaikovsky Symphony 2,

Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade

Tavistock Parish Church 7.30pm Tickets £10

Sponsored by Miller Town and Country