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Glyndebourne Festival Celebrates 80 Years

The world-famous Glyndebourne Festival starts on the 17th of May and runs until the 24th of August 2014, with performances of the following operas: Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss; Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin; Mozart’s Don Giovanni; La finta giardiniera also by Mozart; Verdi’s La Traviata; and Handel’s Rinaldo. There will also be history talks to celebrate 80 years of Glyndebourne, plus study days and recitals. If you would like to stay …

Glyndebourne Tour 2013

Glyndebourne Tour 2013

For those who were unable to get tickets to the Glyndebourne Festival this summer, the Glyndebourne Tour 2013 is a wonderful opportunity to see some superb opera in the unique surroundings of Glyndebourne itself and subsequently at a series of venues around the country. The Glyndebourne Tour will be at Glyndebourne from 6th October 2013, before departing for other parts of the UK. Three operas will be performed as part …

The Erudition, Kelly Richardson, 3 screen HD video installation, 2010
Image courtesy of the artist and Birch Libralato
Photo credit: Colin Davison

What’s on in Eastbourne, January – April 2013

Eastbourne, which is a five-minute drive from the village of East Dean and Beachy Head, is more than just a pretty seaside town. It also boasts a thriving arts and culture scene. The town’s theatres offer a full programme of events, ranging from opera, to ballet, musicals and plays. Highlights for Spring include: Midnight Tango with Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace from BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing (Congress 13 – 16 …


East Dean and Friston artists throw open their doors

OpenArt 22 – 23 September 2012 Explore the works of local artists at open houses and studios in the villages of East Dean and Friston as part of this year’s OpenArt Festival which takes place on 22 – 23 September. New for 2012 is a musical work commissioned by OpenArt to be premiered in East Dean Village Hall on 22 September.  Renowned composer and viola player Simon Rowland-Jones has used the …

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