Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall will attend concert at Old Hunstanton for Music in Country Churches

The Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles walk to Thornham village church for a concert to raise mo

The Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles walk to Thornham village church for a concert to raise money for local churches with Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk Richard Jewson (centre), in 2011. Picture by: Matthew Usher. - Credit: Matthew Usher

Old Hunstanton will welcome Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall for a charity concert at St Mary's Church.

They will attend the first of two consecutive nights of classical music at the church, which are being held to raise money for the church at nearby Titchwell by the charity Music in Country Churches.

The Prince and Duchess will atttend a performance by the English Chamber Orchestra on Tuesday, July 29. The following day, they will visit the Sandringgham Flower Show.

Music in Country Churches trustee and co-organisor Alan Wilkinson said: 'The Prince and Duchess are regular visitors to our concerts.

'The Prince has been to over 50 shows now and he is a very big fan of the trust, gives us a lot of support and we will be very proud to host both him and the Duchess once more.'


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Music in Country Churches was set up in 1989 as a charitable trust with the active support of the Prince.

Mr Wilkinson said: 'Since our inception we have raised just under half a million for about 55 churches in nine counties.

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'We try to bring international orchestras to country churches of special beauty as well as raise funds where the trust can donate to churches and help them with repairs or upgrades.'

The first show will be headlined by the English Chamber Orchestra at 7.30pm July 29.

On July 30 Carole Cesari will play her harpshichord in the morning before an evening show by Skampa Quartet.

Single day ticket prices range from £8 to £40, while prices for both days range from £9 to £50.

Are you raising money to help preserve a historic church in Norfolk? Email kieran.lynch@archant.co.uk

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