National Festival


SRP Annual Festival 2015 and Conference

on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th April


Wolverhampton Grammar School

Compton Road
Wolverhampton WV3 9RB.

The school is on the A454 with good road and rail links.

Organised by South Staffordshire Branch

A brief outline of the weekend:

South Staffs branch welconed recorder players to the SRP Festival on the weekend of April 18th & 19th.

We will be played a range of music to suit all tastes throughout the two days, with ensemble sessions (conductors will include Caroline Jones, Helen Hooker, Pam Smith, Sandra Foxall and Pamela Flanagan amongst others), recorder orchestra, massed playing, a recital by the Arden Recorder Orchestra and two commissioned pieces, by Sasha Johnson Manning and Alyson Lewin. See the full timetable here.

There were favourite shops for browsing and buying, of course, and entertainment (and food) on the Saturday evening from Eric Moulder’s early music ensemble Piva. There was Renaissance dancing, too The Conference wias held on the Sunday morning, alongside more playing opportunities.

Helen Hooker’s took some fine photographs of the Festival

You can find information about previous SRP Festivals here.

Last updated April 24, 2015