Summer music in the East of England
Whether you’re a fan of jazz, folk, dance or classical music, sit back or dance the night away at one of our live music events.
Opera in the garden
Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire
Saturday 30 June, 7pm
Directed by Chris Parsons, Eboracum Baroque perform their outdoor production of Handel’s opera Semele in the beautiful Old Rectory Restaurant Garden with a small orchestra, soloists and chorus. Composed in 1744, it was one of the many concerts enjoyed by former Wimpole resident Captain George Bambridge. Book your tickets.
Friday music nights
Sheringham Park, Norfolk
Friday night's in August
Our programme of music nights at Sheringham Park provides something for all tastes, an evening of toe tapping with a jazz band, the energy of glam rock and the joy of a ceilidh. So make the most of the summer weather, gather up your friends and join us for a night under the stars. Book your tickets.
Blickling Estate, Norfolk
Friday 10 August, 8pm (gates open from 4pm)
Norfolk’s biggest dance party of the summer is back! The Urban Soul Orchestra return for another performance of classic Ibiza anthems under the stars with live DJ and vocalists. As dusk falls, the lasers will hit the Blickling skyline as some of the best dance tunes are brought to life. It’s going to be another night to remember! Book your tickets.
The Great British Prom
Blickling Estate, Norfolk
Saturday 11 August, 7.30pm (gates open from 4pm)
This summer the Blickling Proms will celebrate 100 Years of the RAF. The National Symphony Orchestra will be joined by the Rolls-Royce Spitfire. Enjoy a fantastic celebration of those magnificent men in their flying machines including William Walton's Spitfire Prelude and Fugue and Eric Coates's Dambusters March. The evening will be packed with performances of Proms favourites, closing with a spectacular firework display. Book your tickets.
Hatfield Forest, Essex
Friday 7 to Sunday 9 September
Join us again for our free annual festival which brings Hatfield Forest to life. If this is your first time, you'll be in for a real treat, but for many it's an annual date in the diary. Enjoy live music from over 80 musical acts on two stages, plus locally-sourced food, real ale and cider. Take a look at the 2018 line up.
Proms in the park
Saturday 8 September, 7pm
The Bury St Edmunds Concert Band will be returning for a night of stirring anthems, rousing sing-a-longs and uncontrolled flag waving. Enjoy this grand British tradition, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the music of Last Night of the Proms with Ickworth as your bakdrop. Book your tickets.