The Wessex Festival 2018

The Wessex Festival 2018 will take place from Thursday 9 August to Sunday 12 August in venues in Wimborne Minster and Lytchett Minster, bringing together choral singers, instrumentalists, young musicians and professional performers.

Taking the theme of ‘War and Peace’, many of the events in the 2018 Festival will mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. It will also commemorates composer Sir Hubert Parry, in the 100th anniversary year of his death.

The resident choir, The Festival Singers, is assembled from choral singers across Dorset and beyond. For information about how to get involved, see this page.

Our Sponsors

The Wessex Festival 2018 gratefully acknowledges the support of its sponsors below. To join our sponsors, please contact us using the Enquiry form.


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