100 Voices, 100 Years – The 2018 Roman River Festival

As part of The 2018 Roman River Festival, one of the world’s foremost choral leaders, Dominic Ellis-Peckham, will conduct the Band of the Parachute Regiment (based in Colchester’s Merville Barracks), the Colchester Military Wives Choir, young brass players, the Roman River Come & Sing! Choir, the 100 years’ choir and primary school pupils in the culmination of our most ambitious schools’ and community project

 

Date

 

Saturday 29 September, 2pm

 

Location

Ivor Crewe Hall

University of Essex

Colchester

CO4 3SQ

Free parking available at Wivenhoe House, just 2 minutes walk from the Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall

 

Tickets

Free, but booking essential (email boxoffice@romanrivermusic.org.uk) to reserve your place.

 

Join us in the brasserie bar and restaurant

the brasserie will be open for both pre and post concert dining. Located just 2 minutes walk from the concert the brasserie served a combination of award winning dishes bringing a little taste of France to the Essex countryside


 

Roman River Music Festival

This September, Colchester will come alive with spoken word, visual art, history, talks, debates, world music, poetry, jazz, walks, and new commissions and compositions by local school pupils and composers, alongside Roman River’s trademark world-class classical concerts.

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WHERE WE ARE

find us, however you travel
By car:

Whether approaching Wivenhoe House from London and the South or Ipswich and the North via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester (A133). Follow the A133 towards Clacton, ignore the entrance to the Knowledge Gateway, continue along the A133 then take the B1028 for Wivenhoe before turning right into Boundary Road, then right again into Park Road. The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex but Park Road leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see the glorious house from the road.

For Sat Nav please use CO7 9HT and then follow signage to Wivenhoe House. Please note, some Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park so please check our PDF Map

Download our PDF Map

By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.


By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.