Special Concerts for this years season

This year, Winchelsea Arts are proud to host several extra special concerts this season. Space is normally limited for these events so please book early.  They are not included within the season ticket.  

St Thomas's Church, Winchelsea Sunday 15th October 2017 at 3pm

How I survived the HolocaustAn Afternoon Concert of Words and Music

Zdenka Fantlova, a 95 year old Holocaust Survivor talks of the power of endurance and love as she defied the brutalisation and humiliation during World War II, surviving six concentration camps. Her story is extremely moving but positive Her audiences sit riveted to her every word and leave uplifted and inspired by her She leaves a lasting impression on young and old alike

The artistic community of Terezín concentration camp consisted of musicians composers, conductors, actors and artists, writers and directors, most of whom were then shipped to the gas chambers. Zdenka is the last survivor of this performing community.

To honour the memory of those creative artists, a groupof musicians led by Ani Schnarch and Itamar Rashkovsky will perform a programme which will include pieces composed and performed at concentration camps such as Terezín where Zdenka herself was an actress

It is not included in the subscription series of concerts

Saturday 16th December 2017 at 7.30pm
L’Octuor de France

Concert in celebration of the life of Tom Harris

We are delighted that this famous octet are travelling from France to perform at a special concert celebrating the life of the extremely talented musician Thomas Harris

Booking will open for this concert on 1st October

It is not included in the subscription series of concerts

Patrons; Sir David Bell, Judy Harris, Richard Lester
Roxanna Panufnik