Bringing music and flowers together at Upwell festival

Sean Moyses entertaining guests at Trinity Church Wisbech ANL-140213-154246001
Sean Moyses entertaining guests at Trinity Church Wisbech ANL-140213-154246001
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International banjo player Sean Moyses is the headline act at this year’s Upwell Methodist Church’s Festival of Music and Spring Flowers, running on Saturday and Sunday.

Sean (pictured) will take to the stage with a musical variety show in the church on Saturday evening, supported by Teddy’s Boys. The show starts at 7pm and tickets are £8 (£9 on the door) with children coming in free. The price includes a buffet supper. Contact Jane Hurst on 01945-588282.

There is a packed schedule of events for the festival as well on both days.

On Saturday, the church and gardens will be open from 10am to 5pm. There will be a craft fair from 10am to 4pm in the rear hall. A music workshop for children runs from 10.30am to 11.30am.

Light lunches will be served from 11.30am and 1pm and there will be live music in the church from 1pm to 5pm. Children’s activities will be in the Choir Vestry from 2pm to 4pm.

On Sunday, there will be community hymn singing at 10.15am prior to the 10.30am service with Rev David Ely. The Palm Sunday lunch will be at 12.30pm, adults £6, children £3. Tickets must be booked in advance with Shirley Willcox on 01945-774206.

Between 2pm and 3pm there will be organ and piano music from James Trundle and the church and gardens will be open for viewing from 2pm to 5pm.