Nick Bailey, the first voice of Classic FM and now Boom Radio, joins us as your host to present a three-night musical getaway with a wonderful selection of arias, ensembles and songs from your favourite musicals in true style at Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club.
Musical Getaway Programme will include:
FRIDAY 10TH NOVEMBER; EVENING, 6PM – ACROSS THE BORDERS
An evening of music taken from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and France, presented by James Thomas – Organ/Keyboard, Jean Kelly – Harp, Victoria Joyce – Soprano and Mark Evans – Baritone.
A programme of mainly well known Celtic folk music and songs, opening with the very famous Toccata for organ by Widor. Followed by a Gala Dinner at 7.00 pm.
SATURDAY 11TH NOVEMBER; MORNING, 10:30AM – ‘SYNDICATE MUSIC QUIZ’
International Music Critic Christopher Morley and Music Director Stephanie Williams. Tables of up to six and not too difficult questions.
SATURDAY 11th NOVEMBER; EVENING, 6PM – THE BEAUTY OF THE HARP
Jean Kelly gives an insight into the workings of the harp and plays some ravishing harp solos. Followed by a Gala Dinner at 7.00 pm.
SUNDAY 12TH NOVEMBER; MORNING, 10:30AM – ORGAN RECITAL
A morning of spectacular organ solos played and introduced by James Thomas. Be amazed by the quality and sound of the stunning organ in the Ashdown Park Chapel.
There will be a two minute’s silence at 11am to mark Remembrance Sunday followed by Elgar’s ‘Nimrod’.
SUNDAY 12TH NOVEMBER; EVENING, 6PM – QUATTRO AMICI (FOUR FRIENDS)
Stunning soprano Victoria Joyce joins the musicians to make up a foursome in a cornucopia of songs and instrumental music to include favourite opera and operetta arias, duets by Mozart, Puccini and Verdi. Plus songs from the shows with an excerpt from ‘Phantom of the Opera’ with Ashdown Park’s grand organ.
Followed at 7pm by the final night’s Gala Dinner.
MONDAY 13TH NOVEMBER; MORNING – GUESTS DEPART
Three nights’ accommodation with full English breakfast, gala dinners with wine, entertainment as detailed above. Temporary membership of the Country Club and Spa, including VAT.
From £540.00 per person (based on two people sharing a Deluxe Room).
Please note there is a non-refundable £50 deposit due at time of booking and no cancellation within 5 days.
To reserve your place or to find out more, please contact our Reservations Team on 01342 824988 or firstname.lastname@example.org