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Events, festivals and concerts

Events, Festivals and Concerts

There's a thriving arts scene in and around Marlborough. For music lovers, the Marlborough College Concert Series brings classical performances to the recently-refurbished Memorial Hall throughout the year. Since 1999 Marlborough Folk Roots has been presenting the finest folk and roots music at venues as diverse as the Town Hall, churches, church halls, schools and theatres, and independent record store Sound Knowledge puts on occasional concerts too. Mantonfest and Avebury Rocks are annual outdoor music fixtures, while St Peter's Church plays host to occasional music recitals, talks and art exhibitions. Local pubs often have live music at the weekend too.
Art exhibitions as well as hands-on workshops take place at the gallery at the White Horse Bookshop, and there are occasional exhibitions at the Mount House Gallery at Marlborough College, modern art at Katharine House Gallery and the Town Hall. During July a host of local artists open up their studios as part of the Open Studios art trail, a wonderful way to explore the area.
Book lovers aren't forgotten either, with the Marlborough Literature Festival held every autumn. We've listed the major events here, but please do check our online calendar for details of all events taking place at the Town Hall and other venues in and around the town.

16 October to 2 November - Savernake Light

16 October to 2 November - Savernake Light
At The White Horse Gallery

This solo exhibition is a photographic study of the ancient Wiltshire woodland, Savernake Forest

18 October - Adam Winslet Band

18 October - Adam Winslet Band
At the Town Hall, raising money for Julia's House Hospice

More info

25 October - Nick Harper

25 October - Nick Harper
Marlborough Town Hall

Presented by Marlborough Folk Roots

8 November - Gigspanner

8 November - Gigspanner
Marlborough Town Hall

Presented by Marlborough Folk Roots

10 November - Sheku & Isata Kanneh-Mason

10 November - Sheku & Isata Kanneh-Mason
Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello) with Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano)

Marlborough College Concert Series - World Class Musicians in Marlborough

14 to 16 November - The Canterbury Tales

14 to 16 November - The Canterbury Tales
Presented by The Marlborough Players

At Marlborough Town Hall

22 November - Christmas Lights Switch-on

22 November - Christmas Lights Switch-on
Christmas market, children's funfair, Santa's grotto and live entertainment on the main stage

17 December - St Agnes Fountain

17 December - St Agnes Fountain
Marlborough Town Hall

Presented by Marlborough Folk Roots

What's on?

What's on?
Please see our calendar for more options

19 January - Martin Roscoe

19 January - Martin Roscoe
Marlborough College Concert Series - World Class Musicians in Marlborough

8 March - Southbank Sinfonia

8 March - Southbank Sinfonia
Marlborough College Concert Series - World Class Musicians to Marlborough

12 July to 8 August - Summer School

12 July to 8 August - Summer School

Something for everyone

Marlborough College Summer School offers an inspirational mix of lifelong learning opportunities and entertainment for all ages

4 to 7 September - Giffords Circus

4 to 7 September - Giffords Circus
At Marlborough Common

Giffords Circus is a magical village green circus that tours England throughout the summer - save the date, tickets will be available in 2020

27 November 2020 - Christmas Lights Switch-on

27 November 2020 - Christmas Lights Switch-on
Save the date for the 2020 switch-on event

26 November 2021 - Christmas Lights Switch-on

26 November 2021 - Christmas Lights Switch-on
Save the date for the 2021 switch-on event

Have we missed something?  Please let us know

 

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