Draft Schedule

Thursday 12th July

Afternoon Arrival in Wells, meet your hosts and settle in to your accommodation.
High Tea and sandwiches will be served in Wells Cathedral School throughout the afternoon for all participants.
Opening Ceremony in Wells Cathedral with selected performances.

Friday 13th July

Free morning with a walking tour of Wells, a charming medieval market town with its bustling market square, typical artisan shops, cafes and High St.
A morning Workshop with professional tutor will take place for choral ensembles.
Lunchtime CONCERT in Wells Cathedral for selected choral ensembles.
Lunch for all in Wells Cathedral School.
Afternoon visit the roman spa town of Bath, its thermal waters and majestic Pump Rooms or enjoy a quintessential croquet tournament against fellow musicians in Wells!
Evening CONCERT for participating instrumental ensembles in Cedars Hall, Wells followed by a CEILIDH for all participants, with local folk band and caller.

Saturday 14th July

Visit Wells’ famous Bishops Palace, its majestic gardens and ornate chapel.
A morning Workshop will take place for selected instrumental ensembles.
Lunch for all in Wells Cathedral School.
Afternoon CONCERT opportunities for selected vocal ensembles in Bishops Palace.
Afternoon drive through the dramatic Cheddar Gorge (home of the world-famous cheese) with free time to explore, or trace the footsteps of King Arthur in the legendary town of Glastonbury.
CONCERT opportunities for all participants in local churches and venues of surrounding towns and villages (Bath, Axbridge, Frome, Wookey Hole, Glastonbury).

Sunday 15th July

Opportunities for selected instrumental ensembles to perform outdoor CONCERTS in Bath, Parade Gardens and Wells Bandstand, Cathedral Green or Market Square.
A morning Workshop will take place for other instrumental ensembles.
Farewell lunch for all in Wells Cathedral School.
Closing ceremony and presentation with performance opportunities in Cedars Hall.