Event Details

This event finished on 12 October 2018

The Big Pump Organ is back in Norfolk as part of King’s Lynn Festival Extra!

Sarah Kenchington (Artist, Maker, Musician and Performer) is bringing her wonderful and whimsical Wind Pipe Organ to King’s Lynn. Families and school groups are invited to interact with this uniquely colourful and fascinating instrument and creating beautiful music.

Family Workshop: Sunday 7 October, 14.00 – 16.00

Limited places available and only £2.50 a ticket, please call the Festival Office on 01553 767557 to book your place now. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Schools Workshops: Monday 8 – Friday 12 October

Participating schools will create their own musical composition on this unique instrument and then go on to explore how sound is generated through organ pipes by making their own instrument to take away.

King’s Lynn Festival are also looking for young musicians aged 16-18 to take part in a series of workshops leading to a performance on the pump organ of ‘Spiegel im Spiegel’ by Arvo Part. The performance will take place in St Nicholas’ Chapel on Friday 12 October.

If you are interested in booking a workshop for your school or you are a young musician who would like to take part in the performance on 12 October please contact Louise at King’s Lynn Festival on 01553 767557.

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