Ticket Booking by Telephone Option – 01543 414749

Trackstars

All aboard for a magical journey! Come with your imagination to explore our endless train track complete with tunnels, spirals, twists and turns. Ignite your child’s creativity with small world castles, dolls houses, pirate ships and much, much more. All this alongside yards of track with motorised trains and carriages.

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4th & 18th September

11am -11.45am

To book your place please contact:

trackstars.trainplay@gmail.com

07763914323

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Diddi Dance

Diddi Dance award winning preschool dance classes designed for girls and boys from around 18 months – 4 years old. Exploring 16 different dance styles, bespoke music, action songs, exciting props and much more! 45 minutes of fun, dance, music, learning and laughter.

Wednesday’s at 9.45am 

September 11th – October 23rd

November 6th – December 18th

For more information or to book a trial session, please contact: Natalie & Dawn on 07598198551

email: natalie.edwards@diddidance.com

or visit:
www.diddidance.com

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Creative Writing @ St Mary’s

With facilitator Patrick Kearney, writer, playwright & Director of films

The workshops are designed for beginners, those who started to write but stalled, and those who just need a refresher to get over the finish line and published !

The cost of the workshops include all materials, hot & cold drinks, & online support in between the workshops .

Every Thursday from 12th September – 21st November 2019 (not including 31st October), 9.30-11.30am

Enquiries & Bookings : 079 3453 5050 / patrickkearney@mail.com

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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra String Ensemble

Promoter : Gramercy Music Limited

Programme to include

Purcell – Chacony in G minor

Tchaikovsky – Souvenir de Florence

 The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is the flagship for musical life in Birmingham and the West Midlands and one of the world’s great orchestras. As the CBSO commences its centenary celebrations, we are delighted to welcome six of the orchestra’s leading string players to open our second season of classical music concerts @ St Mary’s.

While less familiar than many of his works, every note of Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence bursts with melody, joy and life affirming Mediterranean light – a fantastic way to start our 2019/20 season.

Monday 23rd September 2019 – 7.30 pm

Tickets £19.50

Chinese Character Writing Workshop

Children and adults in Australia and the UK have enjoyed these workshops and you don’t need any prior experience to enjoy them too.

Children with Dyslexia or other learning disabilities are positively welcome and will make friends and build their confidence.

These hands-on workshops are run by Lan Shao, an experienced teacher originally from Shanghai, China, now living in Uttoxeter.

The workshops will take place in St Mary’s Lichfield Meeting Room (1st floor) on Monday, 22nd July and 19th August from 12.30 noon till 4.30pm.

Numbers will be limited to 10, so that individual help and guidance can be provided.

We supply stationery: pencil, rubber, practising paper, plastic paper mat and sample copy.

Sponsor: Lan Lan Mandarin School Ltd

St Mary’s Lichfield Meeting Room (1st floor)

24th September

15th October 

19th November 

from 12.30 noon till 4.30 pm.

£10.00 per person per session. Available by contact with the Sponsor

07470807095

celinelanshao@gmail.com

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Giuseppe Guarrera

Promoter : Gramercy Music Limited

Programme to include

JS BACH – Chaconne (Partita No. 2 in D minor BWV 1004) (Arrangement for Piano – Ferruccio Busoni)

RAVEL- 3 Pieces from Miroirs

PROKOFIEV – Sonata No.7 in B flat, Op.83

We are delighted to welcome Italian pianist Giuseppe Guarrera to Lichfield as part of his upcoming tour of the UK. Prizewinner at the Montréal International Competition, Giuseppe is also a graduate of the Barenboim-Said Academy in Berlin.

In addition to being an established chamber musician, he is an accomplished soloist including appearances with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vasily Petrenko, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal and the Pierre Boulez Ensemble conducted by Daniel Barenboim.

His programme includes the Prokofiev sonata No 7, the final movement of which is considered to be one of the most thrilling pieces ever written for the piano.

Giuseppe is a Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) Artist.

Wednesday 6th November 2019 – 7.30 pm

Tickets £19.50

The Washboard Resonators
FOOTSTOMPING BLUES, RAGTIME, SWING & FOLK MUSIC

The Washboard Resonators are a duo that play foot-stomping blues, vaudeville, ragtime, hokum, skiffle, swing and folk like it was in the 1920s, 30s & 40s.

On stage, you can expect a varied and entertaining show with upbeat songs, harmonies, tap dancing and an array of old instruments, including; washboard, resonator guitars, banjo, ukulele, snare drum, suitcase bass drum, spoons and our very own invention—the kazoosaphone.

The duo’s material comprises of both original and carefully arranged traditional numbers by their favourite artists. These artists include; Blind Boy Fuller, Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire, Robert Johnson, Lonnie Donnegan, Tampa Red and The Washboard Rhythm Kings.

PREVIOUS SHOWS
The Washboard Resonators have performed all over the UK. A favourite show of theirs was welcoming in the world’s most famous steam locomotive, The Flying Scotsman at The National Railway Museum

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Date Sunday 10th November @ 7.00pm
Ticket Price £12.00

Lichfield Cathedral Chamber Choir
CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Promoter : Gramercy Music Limited

Conductor – Martyn Rawles

This special Christmas concert will include festive music old and new, by composers including Praetorius, Walton, Macmillan, Lassus and Rutter.

Formed almost 40 years ago, the Lichfield Cathedral Chamber Choir is a versatile ensemble that has a wide-ranging repertoire of sacred and secular music.

The choir is a regular performer at venues across the UK, overseas and on radio broadcasts. It has twice participated in the Sainsbury’s Choir of the Year competition.

An accomplished conductor and organist, Martyn Rawles is the Assistant Director of Music and Organist at Lichfield Cathedral.

Tuesday 17th December – 7.30 pm
Ticket Price £19.50