2016 Programme

Mimika Theatre presents 'Landscapes'

Event No: 8,9,10,11

Mon 30 May, 11:00,12:30,14:00,15:30 /// Four performances with magical puppets and visual effects for children

Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall

SOLD OUT - Swaledale Musical Walk - SOLD OUT

Event No: 12

Mon 30 May, 10:30-14:30 /// Moderate walk with mystery musicians

Venue: Reeth Green

Rory McLeod in Reeth

Event No: 13

Mon 30 May, 14:00-15:00 /// Bluesy vocalist and multi-instrumentalist

Venue: The Buck Hotel, Reeth

SOLD OUT - The Reeth Lecture - Andrew Graham-Dixon: Appreciating Art - SOLD OUT

Event No: 14

Mon 30 May, 15:30-17:00 /// Expert talk on art appreciation

Venue: Reeth Methodist Chapel

Dame Emma Kirkby, Susanna Pell & Jacob Heringman

Event No: 15

Mon 30 May, 19:30 /// Stellar early music trio

Venue: St. Andrew's Church, Grinton

Rory McLeod at Tan Hill

Event No: 16

Mon 30 May, 20:00 /// Second gig by talented bluesman

Venue: Tan Hill Inn

SOLD OUT - Stationary Walk - SOLD OUT

Event No: 17

Tue 31 May, 10:30-13:00 /// Study glorious Swaledale without moving

Venue:

Emma Kirkby Masterclass

Event No: 18

Tue 31 May, 10:30-13:00 /// Five singers receive expert guidance

Venue: Reeth Congregational Church

SOLD OUT - Guided Walk : Social History around Reeth - SOLD OUT

Event No: 19

Tue 31 May, 13:15-15:15 /// Amble round historical Reeth

Venue: Reeth Green

SOLD OUT - Sophie Harris - solo cello - SOLD OUT

Event No: 20

Tue 31 May, 16:00-17:00 /// Superb solo cellist

Venue: Holy Trinity Church, Low Row

SOLD OUT - Guided Walk: Barns and Walls of Upper Swaledale - SOLD OUT

Event No: 22

Wed 1 June, 10:30-15:00 /// Enjoy distinctive Dales stonework

Venue: Outside the Farmers' Arms, Muker

SOLD OUT - Film: Concerto - A Beethoven Journey - SOLD OUT

Event No: 23

Wed 1 June, 13:30-15:00 /// Great pianist explores Beethoven's life and works

Venue: The Old School House Arts Centre, Leyburn

Katherine Birtles - flute & Emily Smith - piano

Event No: 24

Wed 1 June, 16:00-17:00 /// Talented duo plays Bach, Prokofiev and Dutilleux

Venue: St. Michael and All Angels, Spennithorne

Stile Antico - Music inspired by Shakespeare

Event No: 25

Wed 1 June, 19:30 /// Exquisite vocal music from Shakespeare's time

Venue: St. Mary's Church, Richmond

SOLD OUT - Guided Walk: Aske Hall Gardens - SOLD OUT

Event No: 26

Thur 2 June, 10:30-12:45 /// Three mile walk round 18th century gardens

Venue: Aske Hall

Poetry Open Mic

Event No: 27

Thur 2 June, 11:00-13:00 /// Informal poetry reading session

Venue: Burgoyne Hotel, Reeth

Nick Wilkinson - Solo Guitar

Event No: 28

Thur 2 June, 16:00-17:00 /// Marvellous flamenco guitarist

Venue: St. Mary's Church, Arkengarthdale

Florin Ensemble - String Trio

Event No: 29

Thur 2 June, 19:30 /// Outstanding string trio plays Mozart, Schubert etc

Venue: St. Andrew's Church, Grinton

SOLD OUT - Guided Walk: Flora around Gunnerside - SOLD OUT

Event No: 30

Fri 3 June, 11:00-15:00 /// Three mile meadow and river walk

Venue: Gunnerside Village Hall

SOLD OUT - The Hut People - SOLD OUT

Event No: 31

Fri 3 June, 16:00-17:00 /// Joyful folk music duo

Venue: Gunnerside Methodist Chapel

Leyburn Band

Event No: 32

Fri 3 June, 19:30 /// Evocative brass band music

Venue: St. Matthew's Church, Leyburn

Heath Quartet

Event No: 33

Fri 3 June, 19:30 /// Haydn, Dutilleux and Tchaikovsky Quartets

Venue: St. Andrew's Church, Grinton

Gunnerside and Muker Walk

Event No: 34

Sat 4 June, 10:30-16:00 /// Challenging walk high over Swaledale

Venue: Gunnerside Village Hall

Will Todd's Big Sing Day

Event No: 35

Sat 4 June, 11:00-17:00 /// All-day singing workshop with top composer

Venue: Richmond School

LAU

Event No: 36

Sat 4 June, 19:30 /// Outstanding contemporary folk supergroup

Venue: Tennants Garden Rooms, Leyburn

SOLD OUT - Guided Walk: Chert Mining & Geology on Fremington Edge - SOLD OUT

Event No: 37

Sun 5 June, 10:00-15:00 /// Moderate archeology and geology walk

Venue: Reeth Green

Festival Service

Event No:

Sun 5 June, 11:00 /// An ecumenical service

Venue: Reeth Methodist Chapel

SOLD OUT - Fourum - SOLD OUT

Event No: 38

Sun 5 June, 16:00-17:00 /// Swaledale folk music legends

Venue: Reeth Methodist Chapel

Richard Uttley - Solo Piano

Event No: 39

Sun 5 June, 19:30 /// Phenomenal pianist with delightful programme

Venue: St. Oswald's Church, Askrigg

Joby Burgess - Pioneers of Percussion

Event No: 40

Mon 6 June, 16:00-17:00 /// Virtuoso solo percussionist

Venue: St. Mary's and St. Alkelda's Church, Middleham

SOLD OUT - Muker Silver Band - SOLD OUT

Event No: 41

Mon 6 June, 19:30 /// Popular Upper Swaledale band

Venue: Muker Public Hall

Fitzwilliam String Quartet

Event No: 42

Mon 6 June, 19:30 /// Purcell, David Blake and Beethoven Quartets

Venue: St. Gregory's Church, Bedale

SOLD OUT - Guided Walk: Flora of Lower Swaledale - SOLD OUT

Event No: 43

Tue 7 June, 11:00-15:00 /// Moderate walk by the Swale at Easby

Venue: St. Agatha's Church, Easby

James Lancelot - Organ Recital

Event No: 44

Tue 7 June, 13:00-14:00 /// Distinguished Durham Cathedral organist

Venue: St. Mary's Church, Richmond

An Introduction to Bell Ringing (free drop-in event)

Event No:

Tue 7 June, 14:15-17:15 /// Unravel the mysteries of church bell ringing

Venue: St. Mary's Church, Richmond

Deadmen's Folk

Event No: 45

Tue 7 June, 16:00-17:00 /// Ancient folk melodies gloriously updated

Venue: St. Agatha's Church, Easby

Reeth Brass Band

Event No: 46

Tue 7 June, 19:30 /// Reeth Band shines in Richmond

Venue: St. Mary's Church, Richmond

Niamh Ní Charra Band

Event No: 47

Tue 7 June, 19:30 /// Wonderful Irish traditional music

Venue: St. Andrew's Church, Grinton

Niamh Ní Charra with Strings - 'The Island Lullaby'

Event No: 49

Wed 8 June, 16:00-17:00 /// Gorgeous music and archive film

Venue: Influence Church, Richmond

An Evening with The People Show

Event No: 50

Wed 8 June, 19:30 /// Remarkably inventive theatrical company

Venue: Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond

SOLD OUT - Geology Guided Walk - SOLD OUT

Event No: 51

Thur 9 June, 10:00-15:00 /// Upper Swaledale's Geology explored

Venue: Keld Heritage Centre

M.R. Peacocke Poetry Reading

Event No: 52

Thur 9 June, 11:00-13:00 /// Superb poet reads form her new anthology

Venue: The CB Inn, Arkengarthdale

Andrey Lebedev - guitar & Bronte Hudnott - flute

Event No: 53

Thur 9 June, 16:00-17:00 /// Accomplished young Australian duo

Venue: St. Mary's Church, Muker

Adam Summerhayes and his Orchestra - The Magic of Vienna

Event No: 54

Thur 9 June, 19:30 /// Viennese waltzes spectacularly played

Venue: St. Andrew's Church, Grinton

SOLD OUT - Guided Walk: Lead Mining in Arkengarthdale - SOLD OUT

Event No: 55

Fri 10 June, 10:30-15:00 /// Moderate walk through historical mining area

Venue: Langthwaite Car Park

Rosalind Ventris and Pau Codina

Event No: 56

Fri 10 June, 16:00-17:00 /// Stunning viola and cello duo

Venue: St. Mary's Church, Arkengarthdale

21st Century Baroque with Charlotte Barbour-Condini

Event No: 57

Fri 10 June, 19:30 /// Top period instrument group plays Tallis, Bach, Telemann, Lully, and some surprises

Venue: St. Andrew's Church, Grinton

Northern Spirit Singers

Event No: 58

Sat 11 June, 15:00-16:00 /// Outstanding choir from Durham

Venue: St. John's, East Witton

SOLD OUT - Hallé Orchestra - conducted by Jamie Phillips - SOLD OUT

Event No: 59

Sat 11 June, 19:30 /// Truly great orchestra here for the first time

Venue: Tennants Garden Rooms, Leyburn