Cuckfield MusicFest

15 -23 June 2019

 

A week of world music to appeal to all tastes; jazz to classical, folk to light; orchestras and bands to groups and individual performers. The performers and the venues are booked, and we are indebted to Katie Derham for most kindly agreeing to be the Patron of the Festival.

 

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Events

Here are details of forthcoming events. Click here for the programme listing. Tickets will be available for sale from 15 April 9am. Click here to book online.

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Soul Avenue – Live Band and BBQ

Friday 21st June, 7.30pm organised by and hosted at Cuckfield Golf Club £30 until 4th May; £35 therafter Cuckfield Golf Centre welcomes LIVE Band ‘Soul Avenue’ a local five-piece band with female vocals, giving you that fuller sound to really get the party started. As...

Rising Stars!

Rising Stars!

Friday 21st June, 6.00pm Warden Park School, Cuckfield Free entry with donation box True but alarming – it was announced in January this year that musical education, more than any other subject, has been abandoned in many UK schools. However in Mid Sussex we are very...

Hymns and Pimms

Sunday 16th June, 6.00pm organised and hosted by Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield Free Entry An invitation from Michael Maine: Join us to sing some favourite hymns and songs at Holy Trinity, including some interesting stories about the way in which they came to be...

Launch Supper

Launch Supper

Wednesday 5th June, 7.00pm Hayloft, The Talbot, Cuckfield £28 per person - on sale 27 April To whet the appetite the week before the Festival starts in earnest, there will be a two-course supper at the Talbot, with a choice of two mains. We are delighted that Jonathan...

Matt Wates: Music in Painting Talk

Matt Wates: Music in Painting Talk

Thursday 20th June, 12.30pm for 1.00pm Baptist Church, Polestub Lane, Cuckfield £5 per person - booking opens 15 April Now for something rather different – for people who enjoy a good talk on a subject that makes them think. Dr Matt Wates is a saxophonist, whom the...

No Strings Attached

No Strings Attached

Monday 17th June, 7.30pm The Talbot, Cuckfield £5 per person - booking opens 15 April In the eight or so years since they got together as a group Alex Sandford, Russ Brathwaite, Phil Purdie, Bonnie Flitney and David Spear have performed all over Sussex into Kent and...

Horsham Symphony Orchestra & Ensemble Reza

Horsham Symphony Orchestra & Ensemble Reza

Saturday 15th June, 7.30pm Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield £15 per person, Under 18s £5 Booking opens 15 April Now in its 48th year, and with only its fourth resident Musical Director (Steve Dummer), the Horsham Symphony Orchestra excites a tidal wave of ecstatic...

The Speakeasy Revival Orchestra

The Speakeasy Revival Orchestra

Tuesday 18th June, 7.30pm Baptist Church, Polestub Lane, Cuckfield £14 per person, Under 18s £5 Booking opens 15 April Come and join this magnificent Sussex-based seven piece jazz ensemble performing music from the 20’s to the present day, drawing on influences as...

Caroline Tyler

Caroline Tyler

Friday 21st June, 1.00pm Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield Free entry with donation box If you were at the Armistice Centenary Concert in Holy Trinity Church last November you will remember Caroline’s virtuoso but all too brief contribution, which left one wishing for...

Plastikes Karekles: Once upon a time in Greece

Plastikes Karekles: Once upon a time in Greece

Wednesday 19th June, 6.00pm Mill Hall Farm, Staplefield Road, Cuckfield £10 per person, Under 18s £5 Booking opens 15 April Come and enjoy some foot-tapping, finger-clicking, spine tingling, lung busting Greek soulful melodies and funky rhythms on a journey through...

Magnificat Choir from Fot

Magnificat Choir from Fot

The Magnificat Choir is a class act that has performed in France, Austria, Slovakia and Romania and at the International Arts Festival in Maidstone. We are delighted to welcome them to Cuckfield as the guests of the Cuckoo Choir. The Cuckoos joined Magnificat …

Mark Edwards

Mark Edwards

Thursday 20th June, 7.30pm Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield £13 per person, Under 18s £5 Booking opens 15 April Stand by for an evening you just can’t miss - the wonderful Mark Edwards Trio on Thursday 20th June, starring Mark himself, Steve Thompson and Piers Clark. As...

Dominic Ferris with Jane Haughton

Dominic Ferris with Jane Haughton

Saturday 22nd June, 7.30pm Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield £15 per person, Under 18s £5 Booking opens 15 April Cuckfield Music Festival is delighted that the brilliant and versatile pianist Dominic Ferris will perform at the Festival on June 23rd. Dominic’s range...

Our Patron

Katie Derham

We are indebted to Katie Derham for most kindly agreeing to be the Patron of the Festival. "I’m a huge fan of live music in all its forms, and love the way festivals bring all sorts of different music makers together" As a Cambridge economics graduate the earlier part...

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Events take place in Cuckfield. Click on the map to locate the venues:

Holy Trinity Church
The Talbot
Warden Park Academy
Cuckfield Baptist Church
Mill Hill Farm Garden, Staplefield Road
Cuckfield Golf Centre