King’s Lynn Festival will take place from 18-31 July 2021 and feature classical recitals and concerts, jazz, talks, walks and a 70th anniversary exhibition, celebrating the rich history of the past seven decades of the King’s Lynn Festival.  Tickets on sale to the public from Monday 14 June. Priority booking for Patrons opens on Tuesday 1 June and for Friends on Monday 7 June. For details of how to book and our refund policy please click here.

National Youth Jazz Orchestra

Sunday 18 July 2021

7:00pm • St. Nicholas' Chapel 2021 • £20.00/ £10.00 under 18s

Mark Armstrong conductor
Asha Parkinson saxophone

Asha Parkinson, BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year semi-finalist joins NYJO for the opening concert of King's Lynn Festival 2021. Watch some of the most talented young jazz musicians in the UK mix a swingin’ rhythm section and a variety of expressive soloists into one of the most thrilling jazz orchestras playing right now.

Hear exciting arrangements inspired by the work of Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie, McCoy Tyner and many more! This performance will also include a selection of tracks taken from NYJO’s upcoming album “She Said’, which celebrates women in jazz across multiple generations.


St. Nicholas' Chapel 2021

St Nicholas' Chapel, St Ann's Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1NH

  • Uneven paving on approach to doors.
  • Toilet facilities now available in the chapel.
  • Wheelchairs accessible through the main door.
  • A limited number of wheelchair spaces are available and must be booked in advance - please specify when booking.

The nearest car parks are Chapel Street and the Tuesday Market Place. Please note: Charges apply 24 hours a day, including for Blue Badge holders. Please ensure you pay the correct fee.  Current charges are available on the borough council website:

Seating for 2021 is unreserved in blocks as indicated below, and we have reduced capacity.  Some seats have a restricted view.




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