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Proms at St Jude’s 2019                                                                     WHAT’S ON

      If you’re a long-standing Suburb                                                                                       PROMS AT ST JUDE’S 2019
      resident, you’ll know the fantastic
      reputation of the Proms at St Jude’s                                                                       SATURDAY 22 JUNE
      summer festival and will be                                                                              MICHAEL ELEFTHERIADES  11am-6pm Proms at St Jude’s LitFest The Henrietta Barnett School.
      curious about what’s coming up                                                                             11am-12noon Restaurant owners Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer talk
      this year. For new readers, you                                                                            about their third book ‘Honey & Co: At Home: Middle Eastern recipes from
                                                                                                                 our kitchen’. 2-3pm Hannah Beckerman discusses her second novel ‘If Only I
      have a great treat in store!                                                                               could Tell You’. 3.30-4.30pm Bart van Es talks to Hannah Beckerman about
         Proms is a music and literary                                                                           his book ‘The Cut Out Girl‘. 5-6pm Steve Richards talks about his new book
      festival – with Heritage Walks                                                                             ‘The Rise of the Outsiders’.
                                                                                                                 During Litfest Hours: How Well do you know The Suburb? Self-guided walk
      and late-night comedy too –                                                                                and treasure hunt. Route and entry form (£5) from LitFest Café (Henrietta
      taking place on Central Square                                                                             Barnett School) and return on completion. Allow about 1 hour.
      every June. This season runs                                                                               7pm  Proms at St Jude’s Opera Night with Nevill Holt Opera and Royal
                                                                                                                 Northern Sinfonia: Così fan Tutte.
      from 22-30 June. It’s all run by
      volunteers to raise funds for two                                                                          SUNDAY 23 JUNE
      good causes – the North London                                                                             12.30-6pm Proms at St Jude’s LitFest The Henrietta Barnett School.
                                                                                                                 12.30-1.30pm  Mike Brearley talks to Sue MacGregor about ‘On Cricket’,
      Hospice and Toynbee Hall, the                                                                              published last Autumn. 2-3pm Vernon Bogdanor’s ‘Beyond Brexit’, is certain
      charity set up by HGS founder,                                                                             to be relevant for months to come. He is in conversation with Simon Lewis.
      Dame Henrietta Barnett, over a                                                                             3.30-4.30pm ‘Prague Spring’ will not disappoint Simon Mawer’s many fans.
                                                                                                                 5-6pm Alan Rusbridger talks to Gabriel Rozenberg about his book ‘Breaking
      century ago.                                                                                               News’. During Litfest Hours: How Well do you know The Suburb? See June 22.
         “We’ve raised £900,000 for                                                                              7.45pm Proms at St Jude’s: Celebrating  Gershwin with the Julian Bliss Septet.
      charity over our 26-year history,”                                                                         A transportation to George Gershwin’s glorious Jazz Age.
      said Proms chairman, Richard                                                                               MONDAY 24 JUNE
      Clegg, “and you can help us drive   Robert Max conducts                                                    10.30am  Proms at St Jude’s: The Suburb’s Early Residents Kate Webster,
      that even higher by attending   chart success, is likely to sell out   Alan Rusbridger, interviewed by   Prom concerts; for slightly older   Proms Heritage Walks Coordinator, shares discoveries of the pre-First World
                                                                                                                 War Suburb. Meet at Fellowship House, Willifield Green NW11 6YD.
      this year.”                his concert at Proms, with a   HGS  councillor  and  former   children, the Junk Orchestra   12.45pm  Proms at St Jude’s: Violin and Piano Recital Sophie Rosa violin,
         EVENING CONCERTS        programme stretching from Bach   journalist, Gabriel Rozenberg.  will be running a series of three   Sholto Kynoch piano perform Spanish music.
      The evening concert programme   to the Beatles. Another famous   Psychoanalyst and former   half-hour workshops, when   7.45pm  Proms at St Jude’s: The Four Seasons Recomposed  Ben Palmer
                                                                                                                 conducts the Covent Garden Sinfonia. Featuring Vivaldi’s Sinfonia al santo
      this year opens with Mozart’s   ensemble, the King’s Singers,  cricketer Mike  Brearley  will  be   participants will get the chance   sepolcro and Max Richter’s stunning 2012 reimagining of Vivaldi.
      Cosi fan Tutte, sung by Nevill   are also promising to fill St   speaking to Proms patron, Sue   to make music out of recycled
      Holt Opera with Royal Northern   Jude’s as they present ‘Royal   MacGregor, about his book ‘On   household objects.   TUESDAY 25 JUNE
                                                                                                                 10.30am  Proms at St Jude’s: Golders Hill and its Gorgeous Trees  Explore
      Sinfonia under the baton of Artistic   Blood’, inspired by the turbulence   Cricket’. And if you are a cookery   A full lunchtime concert sees   Golders Hill, with Richard Payne, Hampstead Heath’s Conservation Supervisor.
      Director Nicholas Chalmers. This   of life in Tudor England.  lover, you’ll enjoy Israeli husband   the BBC Elstree Band perform   Meet at Golders Hill Park café NW3 7HD
      will be the latest in a series of   On Saturday 29th, Liza   and wife, Itamar Srulovich and   movie themes from E.T., Superman   10.30am Proms at St Jude’s (under 3 years) & 11.30 (pre-schoolers 3-5 years
                                                                                                                 Teeny Prom Church Rooms, St Jude’s. Led by Rachel Groves.
      operas performed by Nevill Holt   Pulman of Fascinating Aida and   Sarit Packer of Honey & Co.  and Star Wars as well as Holst’s   12.45pm Proms at St Jude’s: Cello and Guitar Recital Catherine Lee cello,
      at Proms, and it’s a privilege to   her six-piece band pay homage   discussing their latest cookbook.  Jupiter, in a programme dedicated   Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas guitar.
      have such an accomplished   to the talent and music of Barbra   For those who prefer fiction,  to space on the 50th anniversary   2pm Proms at St Jude’s: From Cottage to Villa Charlotte Curtis leads a gentle
      company  performing  here  in   Streisand. This production won   Proms is proud to have attracted   of the Moon landing.  walk looking at the varied styles of architecture of the early Suburb. Meet at
                                                                                                                 St Jude’s car park NW11 7AH.
      the Suburb.                a four-star review from The   overall winner of the 2018 Costa   On the afternoon of Sunday   7.45pm Proms at St Jude’s: Jack Liebeck and Katya Apekisheva. Jack Liebeck
         The following night is a   Times at The Lyric Theatre in   Prize, Bart van Es, to talk about   30th June, the Magnard Ensemble   (violin) and Katya Apekisheva (piano) mark anniversaries of Clara Schumann
      feast for Gershwin lovers, as top   April. “Pulman may look bright  ‘The Cut-Out Girl’, a Jewish girl   will be putting on a lively family   and English composer Rebecca Clarke.
      clarinettist, Julian Bliss and his   and beautiful and demure, but   kept hidden in Holland through-  concert for children of all ages,   WEDNESDAY 26 JUNE
      Septet take to the stage. Then,   she knows how to wield a flick-  out the war. He is interviewed by   interspersed with musical demon-  10.30am  Proms at St Jude’s: Viaduct Voices Holborn Viaduct 150th
                                                                                                                 anniversary Heritage Walk. Meet Farringdon Underground Station.
      on Monday 24th, you can hear   knife”, it said, explaining that   Proms stalwart, Hannah Beckerman,  strations and fun activities to   12.45pm  Proms  at  St  Jude’:s  Piano  Recital Chiyan Wong performs Liszt’s
      both  an  original  Vivaldi  piece   “much as she adores Barb, she can’t   who will separately be discussing   fully engage the young audience.   Bénédiction de Dieu dans la Solitude and Réminiscences de Don Juan, as well
      and Max Richter’s stunning   resist having fun at her expense.”  her new novel, ‘If Only I Could   There’s also a Schools Concert,   as pieces by Bach, Chopin and Kurtág.
      2012 reimagining of Vivaldi’s   The Last Night of the Proms   Tell You’, with journalist and   where children from local   2pm Proms at St Jude’s: All Classes in Neighbourliness Together? Heritage
                                                                                                                 Walk with Tara Murphy. Meet St Jude’s car park.
      most famous work, entitled   is always highly popular. This   author Nicholas Clee.   primary and secondary schools   7.45pm  Proms at St Jude’s: Fantasia Orchestra Tom Fetherstonhaugh
      ‘The Four Seasons Recomposed’.  year, Robert Max and the North   As a special offer, if you buy   will be performing on the   (conductor), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano).
         On Tuesday 25th, the talented   London Symphony Orchestra   tickets for three events or more   theme of Planets, Moons and   THURSDAY 27 JUNE
      Jack Liebeck and Katya Apekisheva   add Bizet’s Carmen Suite and   on Saturday or Sunday, you’ll   Stars, following preparatory   10.30am  Proms at St Jude’s: The Wonderful World of Charles Paget Wade
      perform favourites such as Fauré’s   Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto   get a free tea or coffee and cake   workshops organised by the   Heritage Walk by Paul Capewell. Meet at Willifield Green (opp. Fellowship
      Sonata No 1 and Debussy’s Clair   No 1 to the usual Proms at St   in the lovely LitFest cafe.  Proms education team and the   12.45pm Proms at St Jude’s Schools’ Prom: Planets, Moons and Stars. Led by
      de Lune, as well as works by two   Jude’s last night favourites.   HERITAGE WALKS  Da Capo Music Foundation.   Will Dollard, pupils from local schools perform, accompanied by violin, double
      female composers. This is likely   LITFEST            Eight guided walks are on offer.   COMEDY            bass, flute, oboe and horn.
                                                                                                                 7.45pm Proms at St Jude’s: Miloš - The Voice of the Guitar with Ensemble 7.
      to be broadcast live on BBC   Hampstead Garden Suburb’s own   Most of these are around the   Late-night comedy returns to   ‘The hottest guitarist in the world’ (Sunday Times).
      Radio Three.               literary festival takes place on   Suburb and Hampstead, led by   Proms for the second year, with
         Following last year’s sell-out   the first weekend of the Festival   experts who will enable you to   a show at 10.15pm following   FRIDAY 28 JUNE
      concert by the Kanneh-Mason   – Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June.  discover more about the history,  the Liza Pulman concert on   10am Proms at St Jude’s: Henrietta Barnett and the Heath Extension Thomas
                                                                                                                 Radice leads Heritage Walk. Meet Golders Hill Park café.
      Trio, Isata Kanneh-Mason is back   For political bite, you can come   architecture or wildlife of the area,  Saturday, 30th June. Tickets are   12.45pm  Proms at St Jude’s: Harp Recita (In the Free Church) Performed by
      with the Fantasia Orchestra, some   and hear columnist, journalist   while enjoying some pleasant   only £7.50, or £5 if combined   prize winner, Camac Harp Competition.
      of the country’s most exciting   and presenter, Steve Richards;   exercise. One walk, led by the   with the earlier concert. Pizza   7.45pm  Proms at St Jude’s: The King’s Singers, Royal Blood The world-
                                                                                                                 renowned vocal group present their programme inspired by the turbulence of
      young musicians, in a programme   constitutional expert Vernon   fascinating  Lester  Hillman,  will  be  available  to  eat  from   life in Tudor England.
      including Beethoven’s Piano   Bogdanor in conversation about   celebrates the 150th anniversary   6pm  that  night,  so  you  can   SATURDAY 29 JUNE
      Concerto No. 3 and 7th Symphony.  Brexit with his former Oxford   of Holborn Viaduct, taking you   make a real evening of it.  10.30am, 11.15am, 12noon Proms at St Jude’s: Junk Orchestra Workshops
         The renowned guitarist, Milos,   pupil, Simon Lewis; and former   through Farringdon and the   FREE LUNCHTIME   (suitable for children of all ages, in the Hospitality Marquee, next to St Jude’s.
      who has achieved major global   editor-in-chief of The Guardian,  ‘London Fen’.         CONCERTS           Building and playing junk instruments. £3 per person.
                                                              There is also a self-guided   There are six free lunchtime   12.45pm Proms at St Jude’s: Family Fun – Lift Off! (suitable for children 5+)
                                                                                                                 A Journey Through Space performed by BBC Elstree Concert Band.
                                                           ‘treasure hunt’ walk through the   concerts, thanks to the generous   7.45pm Proms at St Jude’s: Liza Pulman sings Barbra Streisand, accompanied
                                                            Suburb, lasting an hour or so,  sponsorship  of  the Hampstead   by her six-piece band.
                                                            which you can take any time   Garden  Suburb  Residents  10.15pm Proms at St Jude’s: Late Night Stand-Up (in the Refreshment Tent)
                                                            during  the  first  weekend.  Association.  Thanks  also  go  to   with Athena Kugblenu and Zahra Barri. MC is Jim Daly. £7.50 or £5 if bought
                               GREG JAMES
                                                                                                                 with Liza Pulman concert ticket.
                                                            Equipped with a clue sheet, you   the Hampstead Garden Suburb
                                                            can win a prize of a meal for   Trust, title sponsor Argent-  SUNDAY 30 JUNE
                                                            four at The Spaniards for the   Related,  and  a  whole  range  of   11am Proms at St Jude’s: Constable’s Hampstead Marilyn Greene reveals the
                                                                                                                 Georgian and Regency houses and landscapes which Constable knew, and
                                                            most correct answers.     other commercial sponsors and   will illustrate the walk with Constable’s pictures and quotes from his letters.
                                                               FAMILY-FRIENDLY        kind donors.               Meet at Hampstead Underground (High Street entrance).
                                                            As well as the walks, there are   BOOKING            3pm Proms at St Jude’s: The Magnard Ensemble Explore Music (suitable for
                                                                                                                 children 5+) The Henrietta Barnett School Hall. £5 per person.
                                                            plenty of events that are suitable   For details and to book tickets,   7.45pm Proms at St Jude’s:  Last Night of the Proms North London Symphony
                                                            for all ages, and some especially   go to Also   Orchestra, Robert Max conductor, Magdalene Ho piano, Oksana Lepska soprano.
                                                            for children. For babies and   telephone booking opens from
                                                            toddlers, there are two Teeny   28 May on 020 3322 8123.
      Alan Rusbridger            Liz Pulman
                                                            The King’s Singers        Miloš Karadaglic´
                                                                                                                   Welcome to
                                                                                                                   St Jude’s
                                                                                     REBECCA REID
                                                                                                                   8am  Said Eucharist
                                                                                                                   10.30am  Sung Eucharist
                                                                                                               ANDY EARL, MERCURY CLASSICS
                                                                                                                                           All Welcome

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