Winchester Festival 2019
July 6 - July 14
One of the cultural highlights in southern England’s summer calendar, the Winchester Festival 2019 returns to Hampshire for its 22nd year in July, with music, drama, talks, the visual arts and guided walks around the historic town.
(Information below from 2018 Festival will be updated when details of the Winchester Festival 2019 are announced.)
In the opening concert, local chamber choir, Southern Voices, joined by singers from the Choir of St Katharine’s Church, Braunschweig, Germany, Bach Magnificat, will perform in Winchester Cathedral Nave. Other choral performances are by the Waynflete Singers and the award-winning Tenebrae choir, as well as the National Youth Jazz Orchestra Nonet.
This year’s speakers include: John Humphrys, Mary Berry, Paddy Ashdown, Richard Dawkins, Chris Packham, Suzannah Lipscomb, Simon Jenkins, Jeremy Paxman and Terry Waite.
For more information on the Winchester Festival 2019, click here.
Drama will come in the form of the story of Bill Wilson, the founder Alcoholics Anonymous, in the play An Honest Soldier.
There are also guided tours of Winchester.
Telephone bookings: 01962 857276. Theatre Royal bookings: 01962 840440.