How Hill at Ludham set for open air concert

The audience enjoying their picnics at last summer's How Hill House music for a summer evening concert at Ludham. Photograph Simon Parker The audience enjoying their picnics at last summer's How Hill House music for a summer evening concert at Ludham. Photograph Simon Parker

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
11:24 AM

How Hill near Ludham will again be the iconic setting for an open air concert on Saturday.

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Last summer, more than 1,000 revellers enjoyed the first Music for a Summer Evening and listened to the Norwich Pops Orchestra.

This time, concert goers will step back in time to the era of swing with a mixed programme from Norfolk’s Jonathan Wyatt Big Band supported by three female vocalists.

How Hill will be AA signed all around Ludham and the gardens will be open from 3pm free for ticket holders. Parking is close-by and free and the parking staff will help concert-goers to carry their picnic gear to the concert field.

The concert has again been jointly organised by Ludham Parochial Church Council and the trustees of How Hill, which runs environmental education courses throughout the year.

Ken Grapes, chairman of Ludham PCC, said he was thrilled by the programme that had been put together by the famous Norfolk swing band.

He said: “It has music for all ages, including my own old favourites, In the mood, The bare necessities and Blue Skies, all leading up to a grand patriotic finale. As an old soldier I am really looking forward to this.”

Simon Partridge, director of the How Hill Trust, said: “The How hill Concerts are all about relaxing in a very special and beautiful place - no frills, no hassle, just enjoyable music.”

Wyatt has been leading the band, which captures the sound of the big band era, for more than 25 years. The band has an extensive library including numbers made famous by the bands of Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Glenn Miller.

Concert proceeds will support How Hill and renovation projects at Ludham’s St Catherine’s Church. For tickets, costing £20, ring 01692-678555.

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