Friday 14th July

ALAN POWERS – Talk on Edward Ardizzone

1.00pm The Linden Hall Studio, St George’s Road

Alan Powers writes about twentieth century art, architecture and design, mainly in Britain. He grew up with many of Edward Ardizzone's books and in 2016 published Edward Ardizzone, artist and illustrator (Lund Humphries) and co-curated the exhibition, Ardizzone, a retrospective at the House of Illustration, London. He teaches at the London School of Architecture, New York University and the University of Kent.

"Alan Powers gives the reader delightful insights into Ardizzone’s self-contained but wayward character, which was at one with the world he drew". Country Life


Retiring Collection in aid of Deal Festival Education Programme


7.30pm St Mary’s Art Centre, Sandwich

Sini Simonen violin, Daniel Roberts violin, Charlotte Bonneton viola, Christopher Graves cello

The Castalian Quartet is rapidly emerging as an exciting voice on the international chamber music scene. Over the last three years they have won top prizes at major international competitions including 3rd Prize at the 2016 Banff International Quartet Competition (where they were the only European quartet to progress to the live rounds), 1st Prize and three special awards at the 2015 Lyon International Competition, and in 2013 1st Prize and the Audience Prize at the Kammermusik Hannover Next Generation Competition.   In 2016 they were selected for representation by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT).   There programme includes works by Haydn, Ravel and Schubert’s Death and the Maiden.

Support from YCAT and The Cavatina Trust

This concert is in memory of John Shipton


HAYDN:  String Quartet in E flat, Op.76 No.6

RAVEL: String Quartet in F (1902)

SCHUBERT: String Quartet in D minor, D810 'Death and the Maiden'


Ticket Price: Full £18.00  Friends of Festival £16.00  Students £9.00

Tickets available from The Astor Community Theatre, Deal on 01304 370220 or online

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