Bands kick-start festival of notes at the pavilion

The 2018 Eskdale Festival of the Arts starts this Saturday (3rd March) at 2pm in the Northern Lights Suite at Whitby Pavilion.

Friday, 2nd March 2018, 9:00 am
The festivals speech and drama competition is held on Wednesday 7 March.

A variety of local bands and woodwind groups will be performing to the best of their ability in front of nationally acclaimed adjudicator Stanley Roocroft, MBE.

Spectators can come along and enjoy the musical talent on show for just £2.

Spectators can watch the musicians perform for just £2.

The bands will be playing a wide selection of music from Stevie Wonder’s Sir Duke to Tchaikovsky’s Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.

Festival chairman Dave Bradley said he is excited by the increased participation in the festival this year.

He said: “We have over 400 music entries and a record breaking 19 choirs for the National Choir Day on Saturday 7 April! I am also delighted with the very generous sponsorship we have had from local organisations.”

Spectators can watch the musicians perform for just £2.