Paravicini Jazz Quartet.  What a great event on December 14 this turned out to be – not just amazing musical performances, but over £2,300 raised for Charity – Music for Autism.  Lots of young people in the audience hopefully inspired by Derek.

On Saturday January 6 there’s a great event for all the family at the Beacon, Wantage. It’s a Ballet on Film showing of ‘The Nutcracker’ by the Royal Ballet, 2010. Story introduction for young people by local actor Jenny Johns. The performance starts at 5pm and tickets £12 Adults and £8 Chidren from the Beacon, 01235 763456. Sponsored by Richmond Letcombe Regis and Karen Brind School of Dance.

or tel. 01235 763456. Cash prizes and concert appearances.

More information on Wantage Music Festival and Wantage Summer Festival coming next time.

Here’s wishing you a very musical Christmas and a wonderful New Year from Jim and all at Opera Unmasked (incorporating Arts Connect)

Jim December 2017