What's On

ArtsFest 2014 will take place 22-25 June

Sunday
22nd June

Gala Opera Evening with the Royal Opera House, Sir John Tomlinson and Friends

6pm One of the most celebrated and iconic operatic basses of modern times, Sir John Tomlinson begins our night at the opera in conversation with David Lawrence-March.

7pm Spectacular summer concert of popular favourites from the operatic repertoire featuring performances by Sir John himself along with members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Ardingly Festival Youth Orchestra.

Monday
23rd June

ArtsFest Comedy Night

8.15pm ArtsFest Comedy Night, featuring Alex Horne and the Horne Section with very special guests including award winning comedian and star of stage and TV, Terry Alderton.

Other Comedy Events on Monday

5.30pm Comedy Club 4 Kids with Tiernan Douieb, Stu Goldsmith and CBBC's Howard Read

7pm An Evening with Bradley Walsh (subject to filming schedule)

Tuesday
24th June, 6pm

Stomp Workshops with student stompers

ArtsFest once again welcomes Stomp Workshops and student stompers who will perform what they have learned at the end of a day’s intensive workshop.

Tuesday
24th June, 8pm

Absolute Bowie

Europe’s Premier Bowie Tribute Band – a 5 piece band faithfully interpreting the music of David Bowie with uncanny accuracy. They will take you on a musical journey through the ever-changing phases of Bowie’s music.

Wednesday
25th June, 6pm

ZIMBE! Come sing the songs of Africa

West Sussex Music and Ardingly ArtsFest present ZIMBE! by Alexander L’Estrange

Come sing the songs of Africa at ArtsFest's BIG SING. Join us for a truly special occasion in support of Ardingly in Africa with over 500 singers in a spectacular community performance of British composer Alexander L’Estrange’s African-Jazz choral masterpiece Zimbe!