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Machen Primary School Carol Service December 2017

The annual Machen Primary School Carol Service was given at St John's Church in Machen to a packed congregation of proud parents, supporters and well-wishers.  All sections of the school took part resoundingly and Lower Machen Festival Committee member Peter Whittaker...

LMF 2015 – Event details have arrived!

And so the time is finally here, we have the details for all the events for The Lower Machen Festival 2015! Head on over to Events right now to see what we have to offer, there's sure to be something that everyone likes in this years festival. As a special...

Lower Machen Festival in the media – 2014

I'm sure by now you have seen various leaflets, posters and articles in papers but take a look at the following! This is Lower Machen in the online media. Please share and promote these where you can. I'm leaving comments open below so if you find any other articles...

Little Notes at the Lower Machen Festival – 2014!

The Little Notes Concert is very welcomed at this years festival as we are continually diversifying our target audience. In the LMF vision, classical music shouls be available to all regardless of age. Here is a few insightful words from Jude and Will Souter on what...

Encouraging Young Musicians – Chance and Growth in 2014!

 photo : Nina Large Whilst on a culling of paperwork exercise, I came across an entry in the 1988 minutes which made reference to a young cellist that the Artistic Director would like to engage for the 1989 Festival. This was a particularly  parochial move as the...

An Artistic Director’s Favourite Memory 2013

So which performance at the LMF will always remain memorable for me? Having listened to numerous performances of Rachmaninov's Sonata for Cello & Piano, BBC Young Musician 2012 Laura van der Heijden's performance in 2013 festival was something truly special....

Michael Collins is our 2014 Artist in Residence

Internationally renowned  clarinettist Michael Collins is the Artist in Residence for LMF 2014. We are honoured to have such a superb musician join us for what is turning out to be the most exciting festival yet! His website states: Michael Collins' dazzling...

A Beautiful Website for a Sensational Year – 2014!

Yes, it is another new year at the Lower Machen Festival and what better way to start a new year but with a new website! Over the years the LMF website served us well and hosted a numerous amount of artist biographies and promoted each mind-boggling festival as it...

Urge to Write?

Do you remember something you have seen at the Lower Machen Festival in the past or want to review our concerts as they happen. Any budding writers are welcome to submit a memory, experience or article in expectation for consideration to appear in our blog. Our aim is to fill up the website with glorious reviews and get you, the audience as involved as possible with LMF.

Why not write something yourself – go on what are you waiting for? Submit a relevant article of up to 250 words and we will see if we can include it!

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