Friends Gala

Gala Evening at Noseley Hall

Saturday 25th September 2021, 6.00pm – 9.30pm

A Friends of Launde Abbey fundraising event in support of Launde Abbey’s post pandemic recovery
Tickets £50 – limited numbers (donations from non-attendees welcome)
To book: please email before 12th September


An evening of delightful music, staged in the beautiful Medieval Chapel of Noseley – a rare opportunity to experience this magnificent venue, seldom open to the public.

6pm – Drinks Reception
Weather permitting, we will be welcomed and entertained on the lawn by ‘J for Jazz’ – a well established and very popular jazz band with vocalist; entertaining at private events for over a decade.

7.15pm – 7.45pm – Light Classical Music Concert (first half)

7.45pm – 8.45pm – Supper in the Marquee (served with wine)

8.45pm – 9.30pm – Light Classical Music Concert (second half)

Concert Programme

Mozart Oboe Quartet

Piazzola Oboe Quartet

Folk Songs – from across the world

Our talented musicians for the evening are all professional artists, well known to concert audiences in the UK. Noseley proudly introduces:

  • Catriona Lockhart (Oboe)
    A young oboist of great talent, who has appeared in the most prestigious concert halls with today’s top conductors.
  • Rebecca Hirsch (Violin)
    Well known for her unique recordings as a soloist in late romantic and modern classical concerti.
  • Clare Finnimore (Viola)
    Principal viola player in Britten Sinfonia and a superb chamber musician.
  • Caroline Dearnley (Cello)
    Principal cellist in Britten Sinfonia and well known in the film session scene, a legend in her own lifetime.

All costs of the evening have been kindly donated, and all proceeds of this event will support Launde Abbey’s post-pandemic recovery. The Friends of Launde and Launde Abbey, would like to thank all those who have so kindly and generously given in so many ways. We are very grateful for your support and hope that you have a wonderful and memorable evening. Thank you!