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The Ludlow English Song Weekend
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    Friday 6th
    — Sunday 8th
    April 2018

    As spring turns to summer, Ludlow's English Song Weekend is one of Britain's most idyllic musical celebrations.

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    Friday 6th
    — Sunday 8th
    April 2018

    As spring turns to summer, Ludlow's English Song Weekend is one of Britain's most idyllic musical celebrations.

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    Friday 6th
    — Sunday 8th
    April 2018

    As spring turns to summer, Ludlow's English Song Weekend is one of Britain's most idyllic musical celebrations.

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    Friday 6th
    — Sunday 8th
    April 2018

    As spring turns to summer, Ludlow's English Song Weekend is one of Britain's most idyllic musical celebrations.

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    Friday 6th
    — Sunday 8th
    April 2018

    As spring turns to summer, Ludlow's English Song Weekend is one of Britain's most idyllic musical celebrations.

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Iain Burnside
Artistic Director of the Ludlow English Song Weekend

Welcome to the Ludlow English Song Weekend.

There is nothing quite like the Weekend of English Song. Ludlow is the perfect place for this rich feast of music performed by internationally acclaimed artists. In 2018 we ask the question: how English is English Song? Challenging our own self-definition, we offer a Celtic-flavoured weekend exploring connections between Britain and Ireland. Songs, choral pieces, chamber music, talks, discussions and film – all the ingredients that make up the Ludlow English Song Weekend will be there. New works and young composers will feature again, as will outstanding performers from both sides of the Irish Sea. We’ll be announcing details of artists and repertoire in the autumn, so please check in with us then. For now, please put April 6 – 8 in your diaries, so we can welcome you to Ludlow, and to a very special weekend.