Lunchtime Concerts

Wednesday lunchtimes 1.00pm

Lunchtime Concerts

For a toe tapping interlude to your day, why not visit the Cramphorn Studio, where music is on the menu most Wednesday Lunchtimes.

Tantalise your musical taste buds with a varied programme brought to you by talented local artists and professional musicians, from jazz to classical, woodwind to strings and a generous helping of fine vocals.

The Cramphorn Foyer offers drinks and bar snacks. 

Relaxed performances

Relaxed performances take place on the last Wednesday of every month from 2.15pm. 

Organiser of the Lunchtime Concerts, Jeffery Wilson, offers interactive piano, percussion and vocal work. These concerts have a relaxed attitude to sound and movement and changes are made to the light. All are welcome.

January dates

15 January - New pieces from 'local' creators, featuring the work of Mike Haley, Tim Eaton and Ken Hay. 

22 January - Jefferey Wilson will be playing the saxophone with Jane Sitch accompanying him on the piano. 

29 January - The Daisy Bowlers bring their natural banter, real wooden strung instruments who have stories of their own, sweet vocal harmonies, lyrics to make you laugh and cry and mellifluent voices that carry the tune on its way (+ relaxed concert to follow at 2.15pm)

February dates

5 February - Young musicians from Chelmsford County High School for Girls offer a programme of ensemble music and 'A' level recital pieces. 

19 February - Making it up! Rachel Coe and Jeffery Wilson improvise their way through some Klezmer, African, Indian and modal music. 

26 February - A musical dramatisation of Thomas Hardy's novel Tess of the D'Urbervilles for Soprano and Piano, by Derek Rodgers.

March dates

4 March - Cross Harmonies will perform a selection of dances and a variety of solo items and styles. Beware - Dance Macabre!!

25 March - The Environ Music Group returns to the Cramphorn Theatre with a variety of music including original works by local composers (Relaxed concert to follow at 2.15pm)

April dates 

1 April - Junior Guildhall Artists

8 April - The William Palmer Trust are a three- piece group who play songs gathered under the collective title: 'Songs of the Lower Reaches', referring to the eastward journey of the river Thames from the Shadwell Basin at Limehouse, downstream to the shining aisle of the great Sea Reach.

15 April - T.V. Dinner! A feat of film and television music, together with a few 'wireless' favourites. Nicola Bishop - oboe, Penny Rich - clarinet, Jeffery Wilson - piano.

22 April - Jazz Chat with Jeffery Wilson and invited friends, including the welcome return of Mr Peter Marshall. Expect some happy banter and some 'cooking' music! (relaxed concert to follow at 2.15pm)

Ticket Prices

  • Suggested donation £1

No booking required

You might also like...

Pasadena Roof Orchestra