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Holt Festival 2018

Posted in Local Events - Posted 5 years ago

Holt Festival is an annual arts festival, which comprises a range of events, from food and theatre to music, fine art and more. This year's festival will run from July 21st to July 29th - take a look at a sample of some of the events below.

  • Elégie, Rachmaninoff - A Heart in Exile - A ‘Composer Portrait’ scripted by pianist Lucy Parham, chronicling the life of Sergei Rachmaninoff, narrated and read by actor Alex Jennings.

  • Anna Mudeka - Music of Our Ancestors - Zimbabwean Anna Mudeka’s singing and Mbira (thumb piano) performance offers complete immersion into the musical evolution of her homeland.

  • Colin Cloud - Referred to as the Sherlock Holmes of entertainment, and the star of the Royal Variety Performance 2017, the acclaimed stage mentalist brings us his new PSYCHO(Logical) show.

  • Stand-Up Comedy - Top drawer comedy with Francis Foster, recently supporting Eddie Izzard on tour, Paul F Taylor, award-winner from the Edinburgh Fringe, Helen Bauer, featured in BBC Three’s Things Not to Say and Phil Nichol, another Edinburgh Award Winner with his Your Wrong show.

Click here to view the main programme of events.