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Sherborne Girls first ever Arts Festival

Published Monday 16th of June 2014 12:21:52 PM

Friends, parents and families of Sherborne Girls are warmly invited to attend the School's inaugural Arts Festival which takes place later this month.

The Festival runs from Saturday 21 to Friday 27 June and aims to be '�an action-packed, exhilarating week with something for everyone, providing an insight into the rich and vibrant community that is Sherborne Girls', says Director of Co-Curricular at the School, Jenny Nelson.

'Firstly on Sunday 22 June from 2pm to 4pm, an Arts Carousel will showcase a range of creative talents from girls of all ages and will include dramatic performances, music recitals, poetry readings a photography talk and live jazz.

Then on Monday 23 June at 7.30pm, Music Scholar and Upper Sixth student Natalie Tam will be giving a flute and piano recital.

On Tuesday 24 June we are delighted to welcome back to School former pupil and best-selling author Santa Montefiore, who, will be giving a whole school lecture on the theme of 'It's Your World'. Santa is also kindly sponsoring a new junior cup for Creative Writing which will be awarded later in the week.

'Trials of Galileo' will be presented by the Icarus Theatre Collective at 7.30pm on the evening of Wednesday 25 June. Featuring RSC veteran Tim Hardy, the production focuses on the events surrounding Galileo's trial for heresy in 1633.

The final open event of the week is on Thursday 26 June with the end of year concert in Sherborne Abbey, which this year offers some exceptional musical talent, including performances by the West Choir, Quintabile, Madrigals and the String Orchestra.'

To book tickets for any of these events, you will need to be a Friend of the School - email artsfestival@sherborne.com with contact details and ticket request.

The full programme of activities for the week can be viewed on our website - www.sherborne.com
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