Festival 2023

Festival 2023 was held from Tuesday June 6th to Thursday June 9th. This year was somewhat bittersweet as we quite unexpectedly lost Rodney Beacham, its Founder, Chairman and Festival Organiser, on 9th March 2023. The Festival started in 2000, born from Rodney’s passion and knowledge of Classical Music, and its talented musicians and composers. He […]

Festival 2022

After the lockdown caused by Covid-19, we we were finally able to celebrate our 20th season in 2022. We celebrated twenty successful Festivals, Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, and the amazing achievement of a tiny Cotswold village supporting a three-day festival for twenty years. This special year began with two giants of the classical […]

Thomas Trotter has been awarded The Queen’s Medal for Music in 2020

The Queen has approved the award of Her Majesty’s Medal for Music for the year 2020 to Thomas Trotter, fifteen years to the day since the very first winner was honoured at Buckingham Palace. Awarded every year to an outstanding individual or group of musicians, The Queen’s Medal for Music was first presented to Sir […]

Festival 2020

Due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 Music Festival had to be cancelled! In light of the advice from the Government, the Trustees of Bledington Music Festival decided that the Music Festival 2020 had to be cancelled. It is hoped that the 2021 Festival will go ahead with a similar set of concerts. It […]

Festival 2019

The 2019 concerts included stellar performances from: Bella Tromba – An award-winning British chamber ensemble, exploring the world of trumpet quartet music. The Albion Quartet They brought the house down in 2017 and were fantastic this year also. ZRI – Zum Roten Igel An amazing group who bring the atmosphere of The Red Hedgehog Tavern frequented […]

Festival 2017

An exciting mix of repertoire and genres of classical music. Tuesday, 6th June Juliette Bausor, Flute – Ruth Gibson, Viola – Catrin Finch, Harp Juliette Bausor was ECHO’s (European Concert Hall Organisation) rising star in 2014. She is now Principal flute in the London Philharmonic Orchestra and also with London Mozart Players. Juliette plays in […]

Festival 2016

A musical extravaganza! Tuesday, 7th June – Thomas Trotter, City of Birmingham organist and our President with Catrin Finch, Harp and our Vice President Their programme included solos for organ and harp as well as duets. Organ solos – John Ireland – Capriccio and Miniature Suite ​​J. Sanders – Toccata ​​S. Prokofiev – Toccata for piano […]



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