1-22 December at a glance; music, pop-ups, children's activities & more
Please see below for further details & ticket links
Friday 1 December: Melrose Quartet
The acclaimed Melrose Quartet present a joyous programme of folk music combining music from their new album 'Make The World Anew' with rousing seasonal songs, including traditional carols, contemporary wassails and more. A night to lift the spirits!
Saturday 2 December: Theatre of Widdershins The Gingerbread Man & a Pot Full of Magic
Shows at 11:00am & 2:00pm
Two much-loved tasty tales served with unexpected spices and quirky flavours, along with Widdershins’ trademark ingredients of puppets, petite pop-up sets and original music. Age 3+
Thursday 7 December: Carol Singing in the foyer, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Free entry: no need to book
Join the Come & Sing Choir for carol singing. Mulled wine & mince pies will be available to purchase at the bar.
Friday 8, Saturday 9, Sunday 10 December: pop up stalls in the foyer
Drop-in event during cafe opening hours
Local makers & creators selling beautiful hand-crafted products, textiles, food, drink, wreaths, candles and baskets.
Monday 11 December: Pixels Ensemble candlelit concert
The acclaimed chamber ensemble returns to the Granary with a programme of religiously-inspired music from the 17th to the 21st century for violin, cello and piano, evoking a spiritual, twilight atmosphere for Advent.
Tuesday 12 December: Michael Symmons Roberts candlelit poetry reading
A recital of poetry by Whitbread Prize winning poet and author Michael Symmons Roberts, whose much-admired lyrical writing has been described by the Guardian as 'informed by a sense of grace, of transcendence... beautifully expressed, subtly luminous'.
Wednesday 13 December: Elina Duni & Rob Luft candlelit concert
Internationally renowned Albanian singer Elina Duni and BBC New Generation guitarist Rob Luft perform music from their 'Lost Ships' and 'A Time to Remember' albums, combining folksong, jazz and broadway ballads with a beautifully articulated, warm Mediterranean sound.
Sunday 17 December: Christmas Jazz in the Foyer
11:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-in event: no need to book
Led by 19 year old rising star jazz pianist Joe English with Henry Rugg on drums & Herbie Rees on Bass, these three Guildhall Conservatoire students bring live jazz with a festive flavour to Sunday at the Granary
Thursday 21 & Friday 22 December: Fairy Tale Trail
Drop-in event during cafe opening hours (8:30am to 4:00pm)
Children's Fairy Tale Trail £4 per child, no need to book
Drop into the cafe and pick up a guided trail, leading you into a magical, papery world of fairy tales, riddles & puzzles with a gift at the end!