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A feast of a festival

Marden House has been the main venue for Calne Music & Arts Festival events for many years, and its annual art exhibition provides a wonderful backdrop for the recitals, readings, talks and dramatic productions.  The Festival committe led by the President, Carole Browne have excelled themselves – the Festival rising like a phoenix from a… Read More A feast of a festival

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The sound of drums

It was a real treat to hear something totally out of the ordinary at Calne Music and Arts Festival when  Yatesbury Taiko Drummers performed at Marden House on 13 September, as a coda to the main evening concert. Taiko drumming is an ancient Japanese form of percussion, using large drums. It is loud, hard and… Read More The sound of drums