Main Programme

The early launch acts are listed below.   

Monday 24th July

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Robert McCrum

Regular broadcaster on BBC Radio Four, formerly editor-in-chief of Faber & Faber and currently literary editor of The Observer. After a major stroke he wrote, My Year Off. His talk is entitled “Life, Death and the Endgame”

2.00pm
Auden Theatre
£15

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Tanya Holt - Cautionary Tales for Daughters

Composer and performer, Tanya Holt, takes the audience on a foray through comedy, song and animation, to the dark heart of growing-up and the dark arts of parenting!

8.15pm
Auden Theatre
£20

Tuesday 25th July

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Professor Robert Winston

Professor Robert Winston is Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London and will talk on “Modifying Humans: Where Does Genetics Stop?”.

2pm
Auden Theatre
£15

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Viva Cuba

A wide range of brilliant music and dance, from Danzon and traditional Cuban Son to Salsa and Merengue will make Viva Cuba a night of music and dance you won’t forget!

7.00pm
Holt Community Centre
£20

Wednesday 26th July

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Jalousie - Opera Gala

Amparo Navarro and Javier Agulló take us on an operatic journey from Mozart to Puccini.

6.00pm
St Andrew's Church
£20

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Cirque Du Cabaret

After a sell out show in Holt 2015, Cirque Du Cabaret returns with a brand new show. Circus, burlesque and cabaret. Over 16s.

8.15pm
Auden Theatre
£20

Thursday 27th July

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Humphrey Berney and Guests

Humphrey Berney of Brit Award-winning group Blake, returns to Holt Festival with singer Charlotte Tetley in an evening of popular songs, accompanied by virtuoso pianist James Sherlock.

8.15pm
Auden Theatre
£20

Friday 28th July

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Ronnie Scott's All Stars Soho Songbook

From London’s world-famous jazz club, The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars combine live jazz and rare archive images.

2.00pm
Auden Theatre
£20

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Margaret Hodge

A jaw-dropping, intimate account of how much of the money for public services is misspent, while some corporate giants get away without paying their fair share.

4.00pm
Holt Community Centre
£12

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Kit and McConnel

Norfolk-based duo Kit & McConnel return to Holt Festival for a riotous evening of freshly-minted, up-to-the-minute cabaret songs, musical improvisation and all-round silliness.

6.00pm
Auden Theatre
£20

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Roots in the Wood

Holt Festival's tribute to country and folk/rock featuring: The Vagaband and The Wangford Bass Combo featuring BJ Cole.
They will be supported by The Gentlemen.

8pm
Theatre in the Woods
£15

Saturday 29th July

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Pop-up Opera - Une Éducation Manquée

A deliciously salacious, madcap and witty short French operetta set in the time of Louis XVI. Over 16s.

6.00pm
Auden Theatre
£18

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Suzi Quatro

Between 1973 and 1980, Suzi Quatro featured in the British charts for no less than 101 weeks, and has sold over 55 million records. Her hits include, 48 Crash, Devil Gate Drive and The Wild One. As Suzi says “I will retire when I go on stage , shake my ass, and there is silence”. Not for a long while yet!

8.15pm
Theatre in the Woods
£35

Sunday 30th July

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Jasper Carrott's Stand Up & Rock

The legendary Jasper Carrott is back with a new stand up show, before introducing Bev Bevan (founder member of ELO and the Move) and his musical compatriots. Don’t miss this unique show – Jasper’s back where he belongs… making us laugh!!

7.30pm
Theatre in the Woods
£30