Event Listing for 3rd Havant Music Festival 2019

Event 1

Thursday 28th March, 7:30pm

St Thomas More's School, Hooks Lane, Bedhampton, PO9 3DR. Map

The Sleepy Lagoon Orchestra

Tickets: £10

To sum up The Sleepy Lagoon Orchestra in a single word it would be "versatile". This evening's performance will feature music from Mozart Arias to Strauss Waltzes and even a Tango or two for good measure.  Within our programme we will also explore music which  is well known, some which will still resonate in the  memory and some which should be better known. The orchestra would love to see you as we journey through the repertoire of "Light" music.

Event 2

Friday 29th March, 7:30pm

Brook Hall, Emsworth Baptist Church, North Street, Emsworth, PO10 7BY. Map

Folks in Harmony

There's music in the air

Tickets: £8

Folks In Harmony sing a cappella harmonies and our performance will be more than just a choir! As well as singing a great range of popular songs, we'll introduce you to some of our talented people who sing in small groups, play instruments, write poetry and perform comedy acts.

Event 3

Saturday 30th March, 2:00pm

St Faith's Churchyard, West Street, Havant, PO9 1EH. Map

Big Noise Community Samba Band

Tickets: Free entry. No seating available.

Come and beat your feet and feel the heat of some great Brazilian Samba Reggae rhythms.

Event 4

Saturday 30th March, 7:30pm

St Faith's Church, West Street, Havant, PO9 1EH. Map

The Renaissance Choir

Spanish Renaissance Masters

Tickets: £10

This is the second of several themed concerts based on the major musical nations of the Renaissance period (the Low Countries, Spain, Italy and England). This programme focuses on music from Spain featuring works by Victoria and Guerrero. The choir will sing a balance of intensely beautiful sacred works and jaunty secular pieces.

Event 5

Sunday 31st March, 3:00pm

St Faith's Hall, The Pallant, Havant, PO9 1BE. Map

East Hants Townswomen's Guild Choir

directed by Beryl Francis with Terry Dowes (Guitar)

Songs for You

Tickets: £5

Our programme will be eclectic from, “A Million Dreams (The Greatest Showman) to the Classics via “Les Miserables” and folk song. We really enjoy our singing and want to share our enjoyment with you.

Event 6

Sunday 31st March, 7:30pm

St Alban's Church Hall, Bartons Road, Havant, PO9 5TE. Map

Central Hall Community Gospel Choir

Tickets: £8

Singing is great fun and is proven to be good for you and this is never more true than in the case of gospel music. We invite you to join us on a journey of songs which will touch and lift your spirits - everyone welcome!

Event 7

Monday 1st April, 7:30pm

Hayling Island Community Centre, Station Road, Hayling Island PO11 0HB. Map


Tickets: £8

Comprised of some of the finest jazz musicians in the south, 'ChiJazz' will provide the basis for creating that wonderful evocative atmosphere that only jazz can inspire.

Event 8

Tuesday 2nd April, 7:00pm

St James' Church, Church Path, Emsworth, PO10 7DP. Map

Havant Clarinet and Saxophone Choir

Jazz, funk and everything in between!

Tickets: £8

To hear and support young musicians from the area playing lots of different styles of jazz music.

Event 9

Wednesday 3rd April, 7:00pm

Meridian Centre, Elm Lane, Havant, PO9 1UN. Map

The Urban Vocal Group

The UVG is a Multi Award winning music charity which together with its adult group presents

'Meridian After Dark'

Come and enjoy an evening of contemporary vocals featuring over 50 singers performing a selection of soul, pop and RnB classics

Tickets: £2- only available from performers or on the door
(parking available for donation)

Event 10

Thursday 4th April, 7:30pm

North Hayling Recreation Hall, St Peter's Road, Hayling Island, PO11 0RT. Map

Spirit of the South and The Sunbeams

Tickets: £8

Spirit of the South are a local women’s choir who sing a cappella arrangements of songs, in 4 part harmony, in a variety of popular genres, from traditional, through the 60s to the present day. We will sing a varied programme tonight including our favourites:

Hallelujah, Hey Soul Sister, The Rose, True Colours and our newest song This is Me from The Greatest Showman. Other songs in our repertoire from which we will choose include : Anthem, Bohemian Rhapsody, Breaking up is hard to do, Can you feel the Love Tonight, Feelin’ Groovy, For once in my Life, Let me Be There, The Irish Blessing, I Believe, One Fine day, On My Own. 

The Sunbeams are a father and daughter duo from Hayling, with Michael on the acoustic guitar and Vanessa with her wonderful voice; they will take you down memory lane and have you tapping your feet to cover songs from folk, rock, country and western, pop and jazz.

Event 11

Friday 5th April, 7:30pm for 7:45pm

Hayling Island Community Centre, Station Road, Hayling Island PO11 0HB. Map

The Courtiers

Tickets: £15 including a bar meal

A fish 'n chip supper will be served at 8.30pm. When buying your ticket, please let us know if you would prefer chicken or veggie burger instead, tickets bought after 29th March may not be able to have this choice.

The Courtiers play an eclectic mix of music and songs from the folk tradition in these islands and beyond. They fuse traditional tunes and contemporary self-penned songs with an eye on local events and happenings on fiddle, flutes, guitar, bouzouki and an intriguing foot drum!

Event 12

Saturday 6th April, 3:00pm

St James' Church, Church Path, Emsworth, PO10 7DP. Map

The Kalore Trio with clarinettist Robert Blanken

An afternoon recital of Romantic Works

Tickets: £8

The Kalore Trio will be showcasing some remarkable works from some of the great female composers, which deserve to be heard more often. With a warm and friendly atmosphere, heartfelt playing and expressive music, the Kalore Trio and Rob Blanken invite you to discover some wonderful and truly melodic music.

Event 13

Saturday 6th April, 7:30pm

Park Community School, Middle Park Way, Havant, PO9 4BU. Map

An evening with Jay Jupe and Friends

Dynamo Theatre Group

Tickets: £8

A night of songs and different styles on music, from musical theatre to swing and pop.

Event 14

Sunday 7th April, 2:30pm

Leigh Park Baptist Church, Stockheath Road, Havant, PO9 5NT. Map

Meridian Winds with the Leigh Park Community Singers

Something Old and Something New

Tickets: £8

We will have a lively and entertaining afternoon of traditional and modern music. Light Cavalry, Strike Hard Strike Sure (dedicated to RAF Bomber command) and a selection from Frozen.

Event 15

Sunday 7th April, 4:00pm

St Faith's Church, West Street, Havant, PO9 1EH. Map

Speranza Quartet with Eunice Pike, piano

Tickets: £8

The Speranza String Quartet is based in Hampshire.  The two violinists, Cathy Mathews and Sue Bint, lead the Havant Symphony Orchestra and the Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra respectively.  They will play quartets by Haydn and Beethoven, and then will be joined by pianist Eunice Pike in Schumann's Piano Quintet. 


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