Grahame Davies is a Welsh poet, author and lyricist, who has won numerous prizes, including the Wales Book of the Year Award. Alongside Grahame, Festival Curator, Michael Bawtree and JAM’s Artistic Director, Edward Armitage, will discuss a new choral work for the 2020 festival based on Romney Marsh. FREE EVENT.
The Ashford Youth Jazz Orchestra comprises young jazz musicians aged 12 to 18 from the secondary schools in Ashford. They play a range of big-band swing and blues numbers, ballads and film themes, with all solos being improvised.
Come & Sing in this year’s festival with wonderful, local and hugely experienced singer and educator, Rebecca Lodge. Have a try at an opera chorus, sing a show-tune or two and have a crack at some choral music.