Music on the Market Place

Sunday 14 July 2019

11am • Free Entry

Start the Festival Fortnight with our family-friendly free outdoor music, dance and activities on Tuesday Market Place until 4pm:

Music Hub – Y3 Greyfriars:
This Year 3 group from Greyfriars are going to be singing and playing African drums to some of our favourite pop songs, led by Robert Amey. Please feel free to enjoy in if you know the words. 

Initiated in 2003 this group plays both in and outdoors, with the line-up of five East Anglian musicians bringing together saxophones, accordion, trombone and percussion. 
Their repertoire ranges across musical styles with short and lively pieces composed especially for the group in jazz, folk and classical styles alongside arrangements of music ranging from Kurt Weill’s Mac The Knife and Tango to Bulgarian wedding music. 
From a first public outing in King’s Lynn for Festival Too and the King’s Lynn Festival 16 years ago, the group has since played at many venues in the East Anglian region. Now back where they started, we hope you enjoy Hoofbeat. 

Doubles is an exciting pop up performance where contemporary dance and Ping Pong combine. The project encourages communities to come together to enjoy art, sport and healthy living. The colourful and quirky performances of Doubles began as a collaboration between Joe Garbett Dance and Ping!England. The highly physical piece aims to surprise passers-by and encourage them to join the pop up Ping Pong party. The Table Tennis Table will be up for people to play between performances.

King’s Lynn Festival Chorus – Song for Shelter:
Kings Lynn Festival Chorus is a dynamic and friendly choir based in King’s Lynn that draws members from Norfolk and adjoining counties. 
As part of the Sing for Shelter national programme for awareness of homelessness, “A Place to Call Home”, written by composer Alex Woolf will be performed by the Festival Chorus and members of the local community. Sing for Shelter is an ambitious project taking place throughout 2019, bringing together choirs and singers across the UK with one common goal: to help combat the homelessness crisis we face. 

King’s Lynn Town Band:
King’s Lynn Town Band have been entertaining the borough and beyond since 1894 with their eclectic mix of music of all genres ranging from the classical world to rock & pop and lots in between! Their main aim is to play a wide variety of music for all tastes. We hope you enjoy the selection for today’s performance. 

Cubanda are a multinational Latin band based in Norwich. The band includes Jose Ferrera, percussionist, Carlos Antonio, vocalist from Cuba, Vilem Hair, bass from Czech and Will Ferganson, piano from Norwich. They play a mix of Latin music - salsa, mambo, cha cha cha, bachata, merengue etc. Get up and get dancing with latin music for all ages.

King’s Lynn and District Astronomy Society: 
Enjoy the various telescopes and photoboards set up by the King’s Lynn and District Astronomy Society. Their aim is to promote all aspects of astronomy to all ages, beginners and experienced, and to provide a suitable location where all those interested can meet and share knowledge and experience. Learn about telescopes and ways to see the wonders of the universe - without leaving King's Lynn!


Compèred by one of King's Lynn & West Norfolk's favourite DJs, Alistair Cox

Sponsored by Borough Council of King's Lynn and West Norfolk and the Vancouver Quarter

Tables & chairs and refreshments will be available.

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