Towcester Town Council

Serving the people of Towcester

Towcester Town Hall

Town Clerk: Miss Elizabeth Cox
The Town Hall, 86 Watling
Street, Towcester
Northamptonshire NN12 6BS

Tel: 01327 350995

Towcester is pleased to announce the
19th Annual Midsummer Music Festival

The event will start ONLINE at 6:30pm on Saturday 19th June 2021

The Rotary and Lions clubs of Towcester are combining once again to put on another sparkling event which will be hosted by the Town Mayor.

The Government 'Roadmap' for the end of lockdown predicts normality by mid-June. However, this is provisional. There is also no clear guidance about what restrictions on 'distancing' and live events will still be in place. Because of this uncertainty, Midsummer Music 2021 will again be a virtual event, available on the Towcester Midsummer Music Festival Facebook and YouTube channels.

Last year, because of the lockdown, our local artistes were asked whether they could provide a virtual contribution. 32 local musical acts took part and our festival reached over 23,000 people on Facebook (as far away as Australia) with the videos being viewed nearly 9,000 times.

We hope to match last year's success with our offering for Midsummer Music 2021. There will be performances from the very best of Towcester's own musical stars as well as from visiting artistes.

This entertainment is designed for all the family, so, tune in at 6:30pm on Saturday 19th June and have a wonderful time!

Donations to the Town Mayor's Charities

The Midsummer Music Festival usually raises funds for the Mayor's charities through the sale of programmes and bucket collections during the live festival. However, as this is not possible for a virtual event, you can make donations in the ways listed below.

This year, Towcester Town Mayor, Cllr Damian Reynolds, is fundraising for the Renew169 Wellbeing Cafe and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

Click here to easily and quickly donate through the Town Mayor's Crowdfunder page.

BACS payments to "Town Mayor's Charities"
Sort Code: 30-98-97 Account number: 79250268

Cash or Cheques made out to "Town Mayor's Charities" can be delivered to the Town Mayor, c/o Towcester Town Council, Town Hall, 86 Watling Street East, Towcester NN12 6RG

Programme :

Opening Session - 6:30pm
Welcome by the Mayor, Cllr Damian Reynolds
Towcester Studio Band
Towcester Primary School Students - Foundation to Year 3
Pianist Christopher Challen, age 6
Nicholas Hawksmoor Primary School Choir & Brass Band
Sponne School Musicians
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Session Two - 7pm
Greens Norton Community Choir
Roade Community Orchestra
Roade Community Choir
Sponne School Musician, past & present
Ian Muhungi, Drummer
Tove Benefice Organist, Michael Tinsley
Mark Limbert & Sam Buckland Brass Duet
Towcester Choral Society
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Session Three - 7:30pm
Renew169 Wellbeing Café
NMPAT County Junior Orchestra
NMPAT County Junior Wind Orchestra
Sponne School Musicians
Towcester Primary School Students, Years 4-6
Tove Benefice Organist, Michael Tinsley
Folk Camps Party Band
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Session Four - 8pm
A day in the life of the Air Ambulance
Tad Newton & Friends - Jazz Medley
Gracenotes - a Capella group
Thirlby & Smith
Tim & Neil Newbery
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Session Five - 8:30pm
Solstice
hazeyjane
Beau Norton
Samantha Buckland
Safari Boots
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Session Six - 9pm
Edward Cox
Towcester Studio Band
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Session Seven - 9:30pm
Lincoln Noel - Piano Maestro
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Closing Session - 10pm
Gracenotes - a Capella group
Tim & Neil Newbery
Samantha Buckland
Tove Valley Baptist Fellowship Choir
NN12 Community Choir
Virtual Fireworks accompanied by Towcester Studio Band and Towcester Choral Society
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Thanks also to Towcester Bellringers for allowing us to use audio in the Mayor's introductions.

Mayor's Photography & Videography - Ben Bucklow of Yakkin Photography

Production, Editor & Social Media - Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

For further information, please contact us at enquiries@towcester-tc.gov.uk or call 01327 350995