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Stokebourne Midsummer Festival

We are thrilled to invite everyone to revel in glorious music, joyous singing and comic poetry as Chorus of Dissent present their very first summer festival in the lovely green space that is St Matthias vicarage garden. Come and enjoy food and drink, and be entertained by all kinds of midsummer madness.

It’s all in aid of the vital rewiring and relighting work without which the magnificent St Matthias Church – Stokey’s only Grade I-listed building – could close. So dig deep into your pockets, and enjoy a cracking night out.

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FRIDAY

 * 7 – 8pm hilarious comedy from the hugely-talented and best-loved Stokey performance poet and musician John Hegley

* 8 – 9.15pm rockabilly, acapella and poetry cabaret curated by local close harmony duo Gaga Ladies and poet Fran Isherwood, plus poet Andrew James Brown and song/songwriting guitarist Kid Kirby.

Tickets £15 + £1.22 booking fee

Under 15s free (tickets here)

Doors 6.30pm. Delicious Caribbean BBQ and bar (cash only).

SATURDAY 

* 5.30-7pm Chorus of Dissent and the Elastic Band present music for a summer evening

* 7-7.30pm supper interval

* 8-9.15pm whirling and swirling music and dance inspired by Eastern Europe, Egypt and East London from Shkembe Soup 

Tickets £15 + 1.22 booking fee

Under 15 free (tickets here)

Doors 5pm. Delicious Caribbean BBQ and bar (cash only)

Garden entrance is through the vicarage gates on Wordsworth Road, N16 8DD, then follow the signs. In the church, if wet. Bring a folding chair.

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