The Village Band
The Village Band began in Reepham as a group of friends
meeting socially to play chamber music and over the years
has developed a repertoire of eclectic English Folk, Baroque
and Classical Music. Ttp2017 features the specially composed
works of ‘cellist Bernard Frankland and pop, jazz and light music.
Flute - Denise Treissman & Lynn Hutton, Clarinet - Mary Thrower,
All woodwind - Marion Danby, Cello, composer and music
arrangments - Bernard Frankland.
London based freelance writer Francis
Bingham will be reading from her novel
The Principle of Camouflage (Two Ravens
Press, 2011). The book was described by
Maureen Duffy as:‘A true work of the
imagination, transporting Prospero’s island,
and us, to wartime Britain on a shining wave
of sea images.’ The book was selected for
the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
A vivid portrait of the turning year seen
through the eyes and words of West Country
poet Jeremy Hooker. Evocative, summoning,
the poems draw you into a landscape wherein
everything connects. Lettering artist
Liz Mathews film combines the poetry with
sixteen artists’ books among sounds of the
season and music by jazz pianist Dorian Ford.