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Our programme for the 2020 festival fortnight is almost complete and we are starting to put events up on our posterboard page. This year, we are expanding our outlier programme with some exciting events. The first is an exciting evening of “Jazz at the Laverton” on 24 April with the award-winning jazz pianist Rossano Sportiello who is visiting from the USA. Tickets are on sale now so don’t miss out on what should be an amazing evening of the highest quality jazz. Then on 4 June, the festival is bringing its first outdoor......

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Over for another year!

Yes, it’s over for another year – and even with the difficulties of prolonged roadworks at the time of the festival fortnight, 2019 still proved to be a wonderful festival. With old favourites and some exciting new performers, the Westbury Festival goes from strength to strength and we are already giving some thought to next year. In fact our AGM and first planning meeting for 2020 takes place this Tuesday, 12 November at 7 pm at the Laverton. Everyone is welcome! However, we couldn’t do it alone. Each year, sponsors, advertisers and loyal......

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It's almost here!

Westbury Festival 2019 is almost here! We have some great events this year to hopefully entice you to join in the fun. We open with an exhilarating evening of gospel from Bristol’s Renewal Choir which should have you clapping and dancing in the aisles and of course the music continues with our popular lunchtime concerts. If you like jazz, we welcome the return of John Law (one of the UK’s most imaginative jazz pianists) or you can rock at the Hollies with Open Road. We close the festival with BAFTA nominated composer and......

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Eric Ravilious' Lost Puffin Picture Book

If you are a fan of those amazing pictures of White Horses by Eric Ravilious, then this is not to be missed! The story of Eric Ravilious’ lost Puffin Picture book has captivated fans and researchers for decades. Joe Pearson of DFT publishing will be giving a fascinating talk on how he has re-imagined the book, originally titled ‘White Horses’ based on Ravilious’ 1941 dummy book which can be found at the Wiltshire Museum. This is a real opportunity to glimpse what the original Puffin picture book might have resembled. The talk is......

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Festival 2019 update

Planning for this year’s festival is pretty near complete! We open the festival with an amazing event. On Saturday 21 September we welcome the fabulous Renewal Choir to the festival for the first time. All Saints Church will ring to the sound of this vibrant community choir from Bristol. We expect it to be a sell-out and tickets will be on sale soon so don’t miss out – keep checking this website. We have our usual fantastic Little Lunch concerts taking place at All Saints again. We have some returning favourites but also......

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