Lower Machen Festival, 2018  


Gŵyl Machen Isaf, 2018

CATRIN FINCH

Harp Recital

7.30pm, Tuesday 19 June
St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Lower Machen

Preceded by a pre-concert discussion at 6.00pm: “Osian Ellis at 90”.

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£20; under 25s £10.

GOULD PIANO TRIO

Lucy Gould (violin)
Alice Neary (cello)
Benjamin Frith (piano)

7.30pm, Wednesday 20 June
St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Lower Machen

Preceded by a pre-concert conversation at 6.00pm: “Professors in Conversation”.

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£18; under 25s £9

PETER DONOHOE

Piano Recital

7.30pm, Thursday 21 June
St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Lower Machen

Preceded by a pre-concert talk at 6.00pm: “Debussy and Musorgsky: Two Giants”.

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£20; under 25s £10

MARMEN STRING QUARTET

7.30pm, Friday 22 June
St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Lower Machen

Preceded by a bilingual pre-concert talk at 6.00pm with Steffan Morris and Geraint Lewis.

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£18; under 25s £9

JÂMS COLEMAN

Piano Recital – Young Welsh Artists’ Platform

Midday, Saturday 23 June
St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Lower Machen

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£12; under 25s £6

NOVELLO AND SON: CREAM TEA CONCERT

A moving and entertaining presentation on Madame Clara Novello Davies & Ivor.

Rosamund Shelley – actress
Gavin Roberts – piano

3.00pm, Saturday 23 June
St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Lower Machen

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All tickets are £15, including cream tea.

HOT CLUB GALLOIS

Gypsy jazz and swing by this dynamic 4-piece gypsy jazz band from south Wales.

Richard Jones – guitar/vocals
Luke Archard – guitar
Xenia Porteus – violin
Mike Morgan – bass/vocals

7.00pm, Saturday 23 June
Rudry Parish Hall, Caerphilly

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All tickets are £25, including hot food.

PETER FLORENCE

Wilfred Owen: The Pity of War. The actor’s uniquely moving presentation to make the centenary of 1918’s Armistice.

3.00pm, Sunday 24 June
St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Lower Machen

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£12; under 25s £6

CANTEMUS CHAMBER CHOIR

Huw Willams – conductor

7.30pm, Sunday 24 June
St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Lower Machen

Preceded by a pre-concert conversation at 6.30pm: Geraint Lewis talks to Royston Havard about Royston’s years as Artistic Director of the Lower Machen Festival.

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£18; under 25s £9

How to book

Follow the ‘Find out more’ links above for more information about each event, and to book your tickets.

If you’d prefer to book by phone, please call our booking office at Ticketsource on 0333 666 3366.

Our venues

All but one of our events are taking place in the acoustically perfect church of St Michael and All Angels, Lower Machen.

You can enjoy pre-event and interval drinks in our on-site marquee in Lower Machen.

Our café-concert featuring Hot Club Gallois on Saturday 23 June takes place in Rudry Parish Hall, Caerphilly – a mere 10 minutes’ drive from Lower Machen.

Both venues are positioned in a beautiful rural location within very easy reach of Cardiff, Caerphilly and Newport. Find out how to reach us.