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Festival, Thu 21 Jun - Sun 1 Jul 2018, £12

Folk and world music

Folk and world music

Edgelarks, Harbottle and Jonas and Addictive TV. Just 3 of the musical events at this year's Harwich Festival


The Harwich Festival takes place over 12 days. It opens with Art Exhibitions including the Essex summer of art which features works from the art trails and open studios from across Essex. In addition we have our ever popular 20x20 exhibition, Bodgeners, The Old Bank and Swan House galleries, windows on art, textile art and an exciting garden of curiosities. The decorated boat by Anne Schwegman-Fielding must not be missed! Music includes classical, with performers such as Daniel Johnson, Emma Abate, Tippett Quartet and saxology. Jazz and world, Dinosaur, Andrew MacCormack and addictive TV. Folk is represented by Edgelarks and Harbottle and Jonas. Early music Improviso and Lizzie Gutteridge. We have a poetry cruise lined up, a tea talk with Andy Schooler and author Marion Molteno will talk about her work as a writer. A performance by Dramatic Pause of The Accrington Pals will commemorate the centenary of the end of World war 1. We will also have fun with Glasshouse dance and their Time Machine Disco. Harwich Shorts is a compilation of submitted films which will be held in a Bioscope on Harwich Green. This is in partnership with the Electric palace which will be hosting the amazing Bioscope with a range of films throughout the festival.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs available

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 21 Jun - Sun 1 Jul 2018
The festival opens with the art exhibitions at 7pm on 21st June. Thereafter exhibitions are open between 11am and 4pm. Lunchtime concerts start at 1pm


There are a number of free events exhibitions and concerts which have a retiring collection. Other concerts and nd events range from £7 to £12

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Thu 21 Jun - Sun 1 Jul The Harwich Festival


Michael Offord

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  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available