On 21st 2015 Saffron Walden held its first Fete de la Musique which was a “roaring success”! So we have decided to hold our 2nd this year on Sunday 24th June. Applications to take part are now open.
This festival originated in France in 1982 and since then it has spread across the world holding to the same simple set of principles: that the day is held on the mid-summer solstice and that all concerts and events are free and accessible to the public. (International Music Day is normally on midsummer’s day but for logistical and other reasons we are keeping to nearest Sunday). It has inspired both amateur and professional musicians of all ages and genres to take up their instruments (or lubricate their vocal chords).
We expect this year’s to be as good if not better than 2015! We need Musicians and volunteers.
The deadline for musician applications is March 31st 2018.
Go to http://www.saffronwaldenartstrust.co.uk/fete-de-la-musique-2018 to download an application form.