This year Christchurch Priory’s Music and Art Festival is teaming up with FlowerFest to provide a town-wide celebration of sound, form and colour. Floral displays will be installed all around the town centre and through the historic quarter down to the Monastic Lawn behind the Priory, and artwork on the theme of ‘Nature’ will fill the Priory. The exciting concert programme can be downloaded here.
You can visit the Box Office in person between 11am and 2pm Monday to Saturday. You can call 01202 485804 Option 4 and leave a message between 10am and 4pm (Winter) or 10am and 5pm (Summer). Alternatively you can book and pay online using the links below. Your tickets will be e-mailed directly to you once payment has been completed.
All daytime concerts are free admission, but please leave what you can in the retiring collection.
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|9 June 9:00am ||Christchurch Priory Music Festival 9th to 16th June. Detailed programme available from 1st March. Christchurch Flower Festival from Wednesday 13th June to Sunday 17th June|
|9 June 12:30pm ||At St George's, Jumpers: Duo Dolcissimo, Oboe & Piano Recital.Fiona Jones (Oboe) and Sophie Aynsley (Piano). Free admission, retiring collection.|
|9 June 7:30pm ||Music Festival: Belshazzar's Feast. |
|11 June 12:30pm ||The hugely popular University Big Band return this year to once again present a concert of jazz, swing and popular tunes.Free admission, retiring collection. Lunches & Light Refreshments available 10.00am - 4.00pm|
|11 June 7:30pm ||Music Festival: Nuns and Roses II. Papagena explore the world of choral music from plainsong to pop.|
|12 June 7:30pm ||Music Festival: Ceilidh with Up and Running. |
|13 June 12:30pm ||Great Opera Arias: Daniel Bell (Tenor). Free admission, retiring collection. Daniel was a chorister at the Priory from the age of six, and is now in his second year at the Royal College of Music. Lunches & Light Refreshments available 10.00am - 4.00pm |
|13 June 7:30pm ||Music Festival: The Band of HM Royal Marines, HMS Collingwood. |
|14 June 12:30pm ||Four Hands Festival Organ Concert, Thomas Moore and Simon Earl. Come and hear four hands and over four thousand pipes rattling the windows! Admission Free, Retiring Collection. Lunches & Light Refreshments available 10.00am - 4.00pm|
|14 June 7:30pm ||Music Festival: Beer and Hymns Evening|
|15 June 12:30pm ||Lunchtime Recital in the Baptistry of the Priory: Oliver Nelson (violin). Admission Free, Retiring Collection. Lunches & Light Refreshments available 10.00am - 4.00pm|
|15 June 7:30pm ||Music Festival: The Priory Choirs in Concert. |
|16 June 12:30pm ||At St John's, Purewell. Harp Recital: Local harpist Stephanie Liney returns to the intimate acoustic of St John’s church to provide a varied recital. Free admission, retiring collection|
|16 June 7:30pm ||Music Festival: A celebration of the Last Night of the Proms. |