Machen Primary School Carol Service December 2017

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...
LMF 2015 – Event details have arrived!

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

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...
Little Notes at the Lower Machen Festival – 2014!

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!

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

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...