Tag Archives: EYCH

National Youth Choir of Scotland Girls Choir Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel

National Youth Choir of Scotland Girls Choir Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel with Royal Scottish National Orchestra on the 15th of August at 7.30pm. The best-loved operatic fairy tale of them all, from internationally renowned opera conductor Sir Andrew Davis and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Siblings Hänsel and Gretel flee the grinding hunger and poverty of their home, escaping to…

Portavogie Seafood Festival, Co. Down, Northern Ireland

**With celebrity chefs Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn** Join us in Portavogie on Saturday 11 August for a superb family day out set in harbour surroundings, with splendid seafood produce, children’s entertainment and much more! Paul and Nick’s Big Food Trip to Portavogie (featuring celebrity chefs Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn) Cooking demonstrations Demo 1 • Diver scallops, Asian salad • Seared…

National Youth Orchestra of Scotland appearance featuring works from Debussey and Boulanger on 9 August at 5pm

National Youth Orchestra of Scotland appearance featuring works from Debussey and Boulanger on 9 August at 5pm. The International Festival’s six-concert celebration of music and young people continues with Scotland’s own hugely accomplished ensemble, famed throughout its long history of exceptional performances for its energy, its insight and its musical exuberance. Under the baton of internationally acclaimed British conductor Paul…

Croquet taster day at Dyffryn Gardens

Learn the ropes of this simple-looking but not-so-simple-playing game. The members of the club will be on hand to show you some tips and techniques of Golf Croquet. Equipment is provided. Dyffryn Mansion  Dyffryn house stands at the heart of the gardens. Listed at grade II* status, it had been remodelled from an earlier mansion that dates back to an estate…

National Youth Choir of Scotland preforming Haydn’s Creation

The National Youth Choir of Scotland will be preforming Haydn’s Creation at the Opening Concert on the 4th of August at 7.30pm. Celebrate the launch of the International Festival’s 2018 Usher Hall concerts with the explosive excitement of creation itself. Haydn’s dazzling oratorio describes each act of creation – from the water and the land to plants, birds, animals and…

Edinburgh International Festival

The Edinburgh International Festival was the inspired idea of Rudolf Bing, then the General Manager of Glyndebourne Opera, Henry Harvey Wood, the Head of the British Council in Scotland, and leaders from the City of Edinburgh. It was established in 1947 as a world class cultural event to bring together audiences and artists from around the world. As such a…

The Armistice Display at St Swithun’s Parochial Church Council

  Knitted displays of Poppy’s will be presented at the front of the Church of St Swithun’s. A display by Long Bennington CofE Academy will relate to specific aspects of World War One, European History and the Village. In addition to this a display will feature life of those who lived in the Villiage between 1900 to 1930 era. More…

The Frontiers of the Roman Empire

To mark the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 the North of England Civic Trust (NECT) is organising an exhibition at the 12 Star Gallery from
18 July – 10 August 2018.

Frontiers of the Roman Empire Lecture Series: Simon James – ‘Eagles on the Euphrates: The life and violent death of the Roman garrison of Dura-Europos, Syria

Frontiers of the Roman Empire Lecture Series Join us at the Hedley Centre at Vindolanda for a series of lectures based around the new exhibition in the Locus – The Frontiers of the Roman Empire. Simon James – ‘Eagles on the Euphrates: The life and violent death of the Roman garrison of Dura-Europos, Syria Professor Simon James is an archeologist of the Iron Age and Roman period. Reading…

History comes to life at Sheringham Park

Travel back in time and see the history of the Sheringham estate come to life. Discover the influence of landscape gardener Humphry Repton on Sheringham Park, have a go at cutting up firewood and take a look at the role of Sheringham Park in the defence of the North Norfolk coastline during World War 2.