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Concerts take place in The Great Barn. With quality concert seating for audiences of up to 120, this fabulous space has wonderful acoustics for folk, classical music, recitals and jazz.
On 26th July, guest soloists from Ipswich Gilbert & Sullivan Society are in concert in the Great Barn. ‘If Patriotic Sentiment is Wanted…’ is a selection of G & S’s rousing patriotic anthems, and the stories behind them. Discover the extraordinary story behind a photograph of a production of The Mikado, staged close to the scenes of battle in the Great War, at the Field Base Hospital in Etaples in 1916. All tickets £8. Concert begins at 7.30 pm.
The bar is fully licensed so audiences can enjoy wines, beers, soft drinks, tea and coffee, before performances and during the interval.
Peter Knight’s Gigspanner has been hailed by Songlines magazine as “another milestone in folk’s rebirth of cool”, and without doubt, a bedrock of British traditional music is to be expected from Steeleye Span’s legendary fiddle player. “One of the best sets came from Peter Knight’s Gigspanner… Beautiful Instrumentals and fine treatments of traditional pieces” R2 Magazine, Review of Great British Folk Festival 2012 “Peter Knight’s Gigspanner, showing that instrumental virtuosity can be compelling” Americana UK, Review of 2013 Cambridge Folk Festival.
Concerts this season have included:
Drama is a crucial part of the programme of events and includes performances by professional companies. We are also delighted to host plays by local societies and are keen to promote events by students in local schools and by pupils of local music teachers.
This year performances at Wingfield Barns have included: - Puzzle House Pantomimes, Robin Hood SOLD OUT - Open Space Theatre Company, A Woman in Mind SOLD OUT - Mustard Theatre Company, Death and the Maiden
Concerts, plays and musicals can be arranged on a venue hire basis or box office split.
Companies or individuals interested in performing at Wingfield Barns call 01379 384505 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Looks stunning, sounds wonderful
The plot thickens!