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DEC
13
Friday Live: Celtic Marches Present: The Kilpecks + Support from Emi McDade
13th December 2019
The Kilpecks are ready to explore the sound and stories of the folk and roots music that make up this beautiful land. Support comes from singer-songwriter Emi McDade. Tickets £5 adv/Doors 8PM. The Globe at Hay. Visit website
DEC
14
Hay's Winter Wonderland
14th December 2019
Local artisan stalls | Winter beverages | Perfect for gifts | Seasonal food | Live Music | Festive Games. 11am 'til' late/Free Entry. The Globe at Hay. Visit website
DEC
14
Saturday Shenanigans: Taynee Lord & The Crookes
14th December 2019
Among the clang of electric guitars Taynee Lord sits upon her vocal throne, producing a heady mix of anthemic hooks and commanding lyrics. Tickets £6 adv/£8 on door. Following on from our Winter Wonderland..The Globe at Hay. Visit website
DEC
14
Concert by Brecon Singers
14th December 2019
Saturday 14th December 7.30pm. A concert by Brecon Singers directed by Robert Evans. Schubert Mass in G, Schubert Ave Maria & Seasonal Songs. Organist Meirion Wynn Jones. St Mary's Church, Brecon LD3 7AA, tickets £12 (£6 under 18) from Ardent Gallery, Cafe at St Mary's Church or on the door.
DEC
16
Choir of Clare College Cambridge
16th December 2019
By popular demand Hay Music is delighted to welcome once again the Choir of Clare College, Director Graham Ross. Visit website
DEC
20
Friday Live: Christmas Village Quire
20th December 2019
The perfect evening to get into the Christmas spirit! Lanterns Across the Snow with The Village Quire. Tickets £10 adv/Doors 7PM. Visit website
DEC
21
Saturday Shenanigans: Festive Groove with DJ No Edge
21st December 2019
Dovetailing his set with special guests including the smooth acoustic sounds of melodic duo Fable, local DJ No Edge gets Christmas into full swing with funk filled DrumíníBass grooves. Expect a dance-filled treat! Doors open 8PM / Music starts 8:30PM. Tickets £5 on the door or link in bio! Visit website
DEC
21
Lanterns Across The Snow
21st December 2019
Christmas Concert with The Village Quire This year The Village Quire bring you Lanterns Across The Snow ... a show based upon Susan Hillís delightful short story of the same title about childhood, Christmas and memory. Gorgeous harmonies and gentle storytelling sure to warm the cockles of the heart on any chilly December night ... but especially in the warm and cosy interior of the lovely Glasbury Methodist Church, Cwmbach on Saturday 21st December at 7.30 pm. Tickets £10 (£5 u18s) to include seasonal refreshments from 01497 847676. Visit website
DEC
24
Open Mic: Christmas Eve Special!
24th December 2019
What better way to enjoy the Christmas spirit then with a local night of Open Mic talent? Play, listen and enjoy the festive atmosphere with friends, family and loved ones. From 8PM - FREE ENTRY! Visit website
DEC
31
New Year's Eve at The Globe at Hay!
31st December 2019
Enter the new decade with this killer line up! DJ Max Galactic returns for his floor filling tunes of soul, funk, disco classics and house anthems. Joining Max are local band Young Garbo who were swiftly picked up by Alan McGee (Creation23) and no wonder! Get your tickets now! Visit website
JAN
4
FiddleBop at the Hay Globe
4th January 2020
FiddleBop plays jazz from all eras... with Gypsy zing! Superb violin, guitar, keyboard, bass & vocal harmonies. Plus support from Crick and Hammond (guitar and cello). From 8 pm at the Hay Globe, Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5BG. Free admission! Donation requested for Brecon Mountain Rescue. Visit website
JAN
18
LAURA SNOWDEN - GUITAR
18th January 2020
Music by Villa Lobos, Laura Snowden Agustin Barrios, Lennox Berkeley and Giulio Regondi. Richard Booth's Bookshop at 7.30 pm. Tickets £12.50 from The Bookshop or online at this website.
FEB
14
ensemblebash - PERCUSSION QUARTET
14th February 2020
Arrangements of traditional Ghanaian Siwe Bell Music and music by Colin Riley, Nick Hayes, Sarah Angliss, Simon Limbrick and Keith Tippett. Hay Primary School at 7.00 pm. Tickets: £10.00 from Richard Booth's Bookshop or online at this website.
MAR
5
THE SOLEM STRING QUARTET
5th March 2020
Music by Beethoven, John Luther Adams and Brahms St Maryís Church, Hay-on-Wye at 7.00 pm. Tickets £12.50 from Richard Booth's Bookshop or online at this website.
APR
3
LORE LIXENBERG (mezzo soprano) and BARTOSZ GLOWACKI (accordion)
3rd April 2020
A programme of music by Bach, Purcell, Eccles, John Cage and Acqyaviva. St Mary's Church at 7.30 pm. Tickets: £12.50 from the Bookshop or online at this website.
APR
3
Bookstagram Hay 2020
3rd April 2020 - 5th April 2020
Hay will be celebrating its 43rd year of Independence from 3-5th April with 3 days of events reflecting all that is wonderful about this most unique of towns.
MAY
14
The Sixteen: The Choral Pilgrimage 2020 - Hereford
14th May 2020
The Sixteen celebrate 20 years of their Choral Pilgrimage tour with music from 16th and 17th Century Rome. Tickets £10 - £25, with discounts of 50% for students, under-35s, job-seekers, people living with a disability and their carers. Visit website
MAY
22
HowTheLightGetsIn Festival - Hay 2020
22nd May 2020 - 25th May 2020
The world's largest philosophy and music festival, HowTheLightGetsIn, touches down in the Wye Valley for the 11th year running in May 2020 with more ideas, magic, music and wonder than ever before. The world's leading thinkers, from mind-boggling philosophers to award-winning scientists via renowned journalists and headline-making politicians, will gather to debate the most urgent and fascinating topics of our time. In the past, speakers from Deborah Levy to Rory Stewart have conferred on post-truth and patriarchy, the rise of China and decline of the West, the ethics of plastic surgery, and so much more. Debates will take place alongside a stellar line-up of musicians and comedians, following in the footsteps of stars like Lianne LaHavas, Ana Matronic, Donovan, James Acaster and Lou Sanders, all set in atmospheric and intimate venues. Visit website
JUN
14
THE ODORA PIANO TRIO
14th June 2020
Music by Haydn, Schumann, Herbert Sumsion and Shostakovich. Dorstone House, Dorstone HR3 6AW at 3.00 pm. Tickets £15 from Richard Booth's Bookshop or online at this website.
JUL
26
LLYR WILLIAMS - piano
26th July 2020
Music by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Grieg. Dorstone House, Dorstone HR3 6AW at 3.00 pm. Tickets £15 from Richard Booth's Bookshop or online at this website.
AUG
1
WW2 - 75 Years
1st August 2020 - 2nd August 2020
HAY commemorates 75 years since World War 2. Re-enactors will be camped around the castle grounds including Montyís Double, Oma Bradley. Sir Winston Churchill portrayed by Derek Herbert. Parade from main car park. Service of remembrance at the Memorial. Services led by a military parade, Emma Brown (Soprano), Surrey Police Band, and massed choirs.
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