Welcome to Winchcombe Midsummer Festival 2024

ABOUT THE EVENT

After a sensational summer last year, the charming town of Winchcombe is gearing up to deliver yet another electrifying festival experience from June 21st to June 28th! Get ready for a week filled with unforgettable moments as we bring you the magic of music, art, and laughter once again.

Last year, we witnessed the town come alive with the irresistible charm of our festival from foot-tapping band gigs in our lively pubs to enchanting Shakespeare-themed events in cozy private gardens and this year promises to be even more exciting. There’s something for everyone to enjoy. 

Join us as we build upon the success of last year’s festivities and create new memories together. Get ready to soak up the sun and the fun at the Winchcombe Midsummer Festival 2024 – where creativity, laughter, and memories await!

Concerts

Get ready to groove to the rhythm of live music at the Winchcombe Midsummer Festival! Whether you’re a music enthusiast or simply looking to enjoy a memorable evening with friends and family, our concerts offer something for everyone to enjoy

Family Entertainment

Pack a picnic for an afternoon of fun in the park. Enjoy a family fun day with entertainment from Lucas Jet, as he dazzles with his circus-inspired performances. It’s a perfect opportunity to relax, laugh, and create cherished memories together.

Pub Gigs

Join us for an electrifying lineup of live music and entertainment, featuring talented local and guest artists. Whether you’re a fan of rock, folk, or everything in between, our pub gigs  promise to deliver unforgettable nights filled with great tunes, good vibes, and plenty of cheers.

Under 18s £1

We’re thrilled to offer under 18s tickets for just £1 to all our exciting events at the Winchcombe Midsummer Festival.

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Our Top Events

Pub Gig

Scene it All

Friday 21st June 20:00

Back by popular demand, this Scene/Emo & Pop-Punk band promise an energetic mix of covers and originals at full-tilt.

Family Fun

Lucas Jet

Saturday 22nd June 17:30-19:30

Lucas Jet will be with us to perform his one man circus extravaganza! A show that is equally entertaining for adults and children will feature unicycling, juggling, hat manipulation and acrobatics as well as lots of opportunities for audience participation. There will also be an opportunity to learn some circus skills after the show.

Concert

Vo Fletcher

Saturday 22nd June – 19:30

Purveyors of the Finest Quality Acoustic Psychedelia, Americana, Bluegrass, Old-Time, Country & Folk guitar music, these expert musicians specialise in fancy pickin’, lonesome hollerin’, duels, murder ballads and songs by dead folks. Tyler and Vo play like two people who have known each other for a lifetime, even though they’ve only been gigging since 2007. 

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Chiltern Winds

Friday 28th June – 19:30

Chiltern Winds are delighted to be returning to Winchcombe, after a sold-out performance in 2022. The group formed at the Royal Academy of Music and its members are now very successful professional musicians regularly performing with some of the best orchestras across the country. They will be performing a varied programme, including classical favourites, a jazz-inspired suite and even some sea shanties, so there really will be something for everyone.

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Soaring Summer Music

Thursday 27th June – 19:30

In the historic Tudor Hall at Sudeley Castle hear the sublime soprano voice of Hannah Hughes accompanied by Jude Lane, virtuoso jazz fusion pianist . These talented young artists, fresh from Guildhall School of Music and Drama have been acclaimed at top venues across the country. They will take us on a musical tour through classical opera, folk, jazz and popular songs.

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Violin & Guitar – Fantastic With Fizz

Thursday 27th June – 13:00-14:00

Fantastic With Fizz are a Violin and Guitar Duo providing music for Events and Parties. They have worked for King Charles at Highgrove, at car launches for Jaguar and Rolls Royce in British Embassies around Europe, at the BAFTA’s and aboard luxury cruise vessels on all five continents. They are delighted to be performing this summer at the magnificent Sudeley Castle.

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The Two Virtuosos – Snake Davis & Robin A Smith

Wednesday 26th June – 19:30

An evening of Soul, Jazz, Blues, Brazilian from these two remarkable, charismatic and very charming musicians.

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The Valley Collective

Tuesday 25th June – 19:30

Join the Valley Collective as they explore the weird and wonderful of the musical world. Going across genre, this concert will take you through a broad range of sound worlds; pieces from Copland, Dodgeson and Hozier, alongside works by composers from The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, improvisations and special guests from Winchcombe Abbey Primary School.

Family Entertainment

Fairy Queen Student Opera

Sunday 23rd June – 14:00-16:00

The Cheltenham Vocal Academy are bringing the Fairy Queen following a hugely successful run at the Playhouse last year. Based on A Midsummer’s Night Dream, the opera features some of Purcell’s most beautiful music, scenes such as the ‘Masque of the Drunken Poet’ and the farce of Bottom in a donkey’s head.

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