Festival

Carducci Festival Highnam 20-22nd May 2022

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The Carducci Festival at Highnam returns for 2022 between Friday 20 and Sunday 22 May, with tickets on sale from February.

Highlights of the 2022 programme will include Schubert Trout Quintet, Bartok Romanian Folk Dances, brand new works by Kate Whitley and Peter Gregson, and a programme showcasing the music of Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn.

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Directions, Accommodation and Food

 

Directions

For Highnam Church (GL2 8DG): From Gloucester take the A40 towards Ross on Wye. After 2km turn right at the traffic lights onto B4215 (signposted Newent). After 250m turn left (signposted Highnam Community Centre) and drive straight ahead for Church parking.

 

For Highnam Court (GL2 8DP)

From Gloucester take the A40 towards Ross on Wye.  At Highnam Roundabout (about 1km) past the B4215 turning) take third exit (unsignposted) through iron gates.  Continue up the drive and follow signs for car park.

 

Bus & Taxi

Stagecoach bus route 32 from Gloucester stops at Highnam Stores (short walk from Highnam Church) in the daytime.  For a taxi back to Gloucester after evening concerts try Martin’s Private Hire on 07508 848989 or City Cars on 01452 330330.

 

Volunteers

We are always looking for volunteers to join out friendly team of Festival stewards.  Benefits include free access to concerts!  Email carduccitrust@gmail.com to find out more.

 

Accommodation

Gloucestershire is a wonderful area for a weekend visit.  For more information regarding accommodation in the local area, please contact us for a list of suggestions.

 

Food

Although there is no pub or restaurant in Highnam, there are good facilities locally at Over Farm Market (shop with a good selection of sandwiches and snacks); the Toby Carvery (on the A40 towards Gloucester); and the Wharf House at Over.  All are less than a 10 minute drive away.

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