Music of Our Time is JAM’s annual ‘curtain raiser’. It is a special concert as we go back to our roots; that of commissioning, enabling and performing new music. In this concert, we revisit three commissions and surround them with six pieces from our annual Call for Music.
“They’ve disgraced our trade. Ruined our art. They put a woman on the stage!”
Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine, from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain’s most celebrated actress, and her hard-won place in the heart of the king. But at a time when women are second-class citizens, can her charm and spirit protect her from the dangers of the court? And at what cost?
2016 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy
Acclaimed for their life-affirming virtuosity and irresistible charm, The King’s Singers are in global demand. Over the last 50 years, they have been one of the greatest singing groups worldwide. Their work – synonymous with the best in vocal performance – appeals to a vast international audience.
In his first solo exhibition, Amos Miller brings his unique eye to Dungeness, with a set of utterly beautiful images that take the area and very slightly turns it on its head.
Led by Susan Pilcher, young Romney Marsh photographers have worked hard to create this very public exhibition, along the world famous Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, gaining skills all the while.
Jon Foreman’s beach sculpture is one of the most exciting exhibitions that has ever come to the festival. Jon will create breath-taking works of art on the sands at Dymchurch. Like a giant Etch A Sketch, the sea will come in and rub away each piece of art, ready for the next day’s piece. FREE EVENT