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Festival, Thu 20 - Sun 30 Jun 2019, £12

2Faced Dance Company Two Old Men

2Faced Dance Company Two Old Men

Dancer Luke Rigg


Town Centre,
CO12 3


The festival includes an exciting range of music, classical, folk and jazz, a wide range of visual arts including the successful 20x20 community arts project, drama with Dramatic Pause performing King Lear in the town's Redoubt Fort, spoken word and dance. Classical artists include Noriko Ogawa, Jonas Stonkus, the Piatti Quartet and others. Jazz lovers will enjoy a concert from Preston, Glasgow and Lowe on 27th June, plus a full day of concerts on Saturday 29th June. Folk singer songwriter Cohen Braithwaite Kilcoyne comes to Harwich for the first time on 25th June, as do Jacob and Drinkwater who are performing in St Nicholas Church on 23rd June. As always the festival supports local performers and artists and this year we will see performances from the Harwich and Dovercourt Choral Society, Harwich Sing with local dance schools Boogie Shoes and Ballroom Business. Dancers are also invited to join in with creating a performance with profesdional dabce company Casson and Friends on 22nd June. The popular Harwich Shorts takes place again with films submitted from local people, and the town will be decorated in style by the community textile art project. The Old Bank art exhibition is always a joy to visit, as well as the 20x20 exhibition, the Dovercourt Art Group, and Tendring Embroidery group in the Sailing Club. Local poets will entertain people on the poetry cruise and a new event this year is the Poetry on a Postcard exhibition. In short there is something for everyone at the Harwich Festival!

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Dates Times
Thu 20 - Sun 30 Jun 2019
Opening night art exhibitions open at 7pm . After that events take place daily. See prigramme for details


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