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Summer Fun! There is an extensive programme of activities running in Haringey for children and young people during the summer holidays.
Stroud Green Virtual Festival
As the usual festival was unable to go ahead this year, Stroud Green Festival is welcoming back past artists to perform eight events virtually, covering classical, folk and early music and theatre, via Facebook or YouTube. All events are free but you can donate to the artists.
Full details and how to watch are on the Stroud Green website (external link).
- Event 1: Wednesday 5 August, 7pm to 8.25pm
Burying the Dead - a concert/play by Clare Norburn which takes the audience on a ﬁctional journey inside the head of composer Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
- Event 2: Friday 7 August, 12 noon to 12.45pm
Living Room Requests - Ken Dodd, Victorian melodrama and a Vivaldi-esque arrangement of Toto's Africa, featuring three different historic banjos and an accordion.
Patricia Hammond mezzo
Matt Redman multi-instrumentalist
- Event 3: Saturday 8 August, 7.30pm to 8.10pm
Organ Recital with Marion Bettsworth - featuring works by J. S. Bach, Nadia Boulanger and John Ireland.
Marion Bettsworth organ
- Event 4: Monday 10 August, 10pm to 10.40pm
Out of the Dark - Davies and Daughters take you to a secret location for late-night folk songs of love, lamenting and intrigue.
Davies and Daughters
- Event 5: Wednesday 12 August, 8pm to 8.45pm
Vision - a concert/play by Clare Norburn, the imagined testimony of Hildegard von Bingen, reimagined for online screening.
Pre-show singing workshop at 7.15pm - via Zoom
Post-show Q&A party at 8.45pm - via Zoom
- Event 6: Thursday 13 August, 7.30pm to 8.10pm
CarmenCo in concert - CarmenCo perform some of their Spanish-inspired repertoire from Clare Norburn's show 'Creating Carmen' (Bizet, De Falla, Garcia Lorca, Tarrega) as well as some of their current repertoire ranging from Mozart to Haitian guitar composer Amos Coulanges.
- Event 7: Sunday 16 August, 11am to 11.20am
Hidden Gems - delve into the beautiful world of French Baroque music as they uncover glorious hidden gems and explore the music and stories of Pierre Gaultier de Marseille.
- Event 8: Sunday 16 August, 3pm to 3.45pm
Les Goûts-réunis - Flauguissimo not only celebrates ostentatious French music in its original form but also follows the trail towards an international style in which elegant French dances meet a flaming Italian virtuosity: Les Goûts-réunis.