Impressive spring line-up at arts venue

Henning Wehn in Eins, Zwei DIY
Henning Wehn in Eins, Zwei DIY

Talented musicians, award-winning comedy, thought-provoking talks and gripping drama all feature in Stowe School’s spring arts programme.

Arts at Stowe continues its Chung Music School series with songs and opera arias by rising opera star and Old Stoic Francesca Stevens on Wednesday, January 7.

On January 31, look forward to Handel In the Wind, by Red Priest – the only early music group in the world to have been compared to the Rolling Stones, Jackson Pollock and the Marx Brothers.

Theatre performances include the Fringe First winner Grounded, from Gate Theatre, a gripping new play exploring the surreal world of modern warfare, on February 4, and improvised musical comedy Showstopper! on March 26.

For families, loveable young brown bear Hugless Douglas is live in stage on February 16.

The comedy season begins with award-winning maths comedian and Rubik’s Cube world record holder Matt Parker: Now in 4D, on January 30.

On March 15, Stowe welcomes TV and Radio 4 comedy panel show regular, German comedy ambassador Henning Wehn, with his show Eins, Zwei, DIY.

The King Under The Car Park is the title of a talk on February 24 by Richard Buckley who was lead archaelogist on Leicester University’s Search For Richard II project.

On March 10, photojournalist Jeremy Hunter gives an extraordinary account of daily life in North Korea, the only hereditary communist ‘monarchy’ in the world.

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