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Changeling Theatre – Nell Gwynn by Jessica Swale

“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

The King’s Singers

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.

London Mozart Players / Michael Bawtree

We celebrate the 70th anniversary of the UK’s finest chamber orchestra, London Mozart Players, with a fabulous programme including Tchaikovsky,  Sibelius and Finzi, alongside Paul Mealor’s spectacular 2nd Symphony and a world premiere by Kent composer James Aburn.

Selwyn College Choir/ Canterbury Cathedral Girls Choir

Paul Mealor’s The Farthest Shore headlines a fantastic concert featuring choirs from Cambridge, Canterbury and Romney Marsh children, accompanied by brass and organ. Music by Mendelssohn, Parry, Barber, Copland and Stanford make up a programme also including a Festival Commission by Daniel Saleeb.

The Grier Duo

The Grier Duo makes its festival debut with a thrilling programme of sonatas by Beethoven, Faure and Brahms.

ART OF MOOG: Bach on Synths

Art of Moog play synth-Bach with a completely new level of insight. This is a unique opportunity to hear a super-group of the future playing a super-composer of the past in a medieval Marsh church!

Romney Marsh Churches Tour

The fourteen medieval churches of Romney Marsh are at the very centre of JAM on the Marsh, hosting most of the festival’s events. This year we visit the churches of: New Romney, Old Romney, Brenzett and Fairfield, with guides from the Romney Marsh Historic Churches Trust.

Live within the Scenery, Amos Miller

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.

Romney Marsh Students’ Photography

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.

Come & Play

Come & Play has become an annual event in the festival, when we give musicians of any age or stage the opportunity to bring their instrument and some music, and perform accompanied by Festival Curator, Michael Bawtree. This is that it is not a formal concert, more an opportunity to explore music with a world-class accompanist. FREE EVENT – Please phone 0800 988 7984 to book your slot, as there is limited availability!

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