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FESTIVAL
From small beginnings as a free festival held in the town Pershore Jazz has grown in popularity and is now an established small festival held in the lovely surroundings of the Pershore Horticultural College in August every year. The “little festival with a big heart” as it has been labelled is now a well respected part of the British Jazz Scene. Our intent has always been to present the very best in jazz by inviting local, national and internationally renowned musicians to perform and provide a diverse programme of styles from the colourful history of the music.

The festival starts on Friday evening and there is wall to wall music through till late on Sunday night. On site there is ample provision for car parking, camping and caravanning pitches are available with a full three day festival booking which also applies to the campus en-suite B&B rooms (SORRY ROOMS SOLD OUT FOR 2018) Also on site there is a cafeteria and night club bar.

JAZZ CLUB
The success of the festival encouraged regular jazz concerts so a monthly jazz club was born in June 2006 which has flourished into a highly successful and well attended evening – see club page for more information.

Useful Information

 

BOOK YOUR TICKETS AT DISCOUNTED PRICES
Book on-line or by downloading the booking form which you will find on the festival page. Send this to the address given with the correct payment.

ACCOMMODATION
As all on-site B&B rooms are sold out for 2018 please see the Accommodation Guide (also on festival page) which shows local hotel and B&B facilities with booking guide.

FESTIVAL TRAVEL INFORMATION
FROM THE NORTH & SOUTH – M5 Jnc 7 exit onto B4084 towards Pershore. Through the town centre – over River Avon bridge continue up the hill and follow jazz signs. The Campus is on the right hand side.
(approx 7 miles from motorway)

JAZZ CLUB TRAVEL INFORMATION
Club directions can be found on the club diary page

CASH POINTS/CREDIT CARD FACILITIES
Regretfully there is no cash point on Campus nor credit card facilities. Please note however that there are various places in Pershore Town i.e. banks and supermarkets

Latest News

FURTHER BANDS CONFIRMED AND BOOKED
SEE FESTIVAL PAGE FOR DETAILS

B&B ACCOMMODATION ON THE COLLEGE CAMPUS IS SOLD OUT
GO TO FESTIVAL PAGE AND SCROLL DOWN TO ACCOMMODATION GUIDE
SEE GOOGLE MAP SHOWING ALL B&B AND HOTELS IN THE LOCAL AREA

 PITCHES FOR CAMPING & CARAVANNING AVAILABLE SUBJECT TO PURCHASE OF WEEKEND TICKET
BOOKING ESSENTIAL

 

 

FEBRUARY 2018 CLUB SESSION

REMI HARRIS TRIO

GYPSY SWING JAZZ & BLUES – REMI EMBARKS ON A SPRING TOUR AND OUR FEBRUARY SESSION WILL BE THE SECOND EVENING OUT OF 44 APPEARANCES TAKING THE TRIO ALL OVER THE UK AND TO IRELAND – NOW THAT IS SOME TOUR!

REMI IS AN OUTSTANDING MUSICIAN AND HAS RECEIVED MUCH ACCLAIM OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS. THE TRIO PLAYED WITH JAMIE CULLUM AT THE BBC PROMS AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL, AT THE MONTREAL JAZZ FESTIVAL AND EVEN BUCKINGHAM PALACE. ALL PRESTIGIOUS VENUES FOR SURE!

EXCITING, EXTRAORDINARY, ASTONISHING, BRILLIANT, INSPIRATIONAL REMARKABLE SUMS UP THE TRIO

 

 

Pershore Jazz Festival.

Pershore College, Avonbank, WR10 3JP

2018 dates: 17th, 18th and 19th August .

Function Room, Pershore Town Football Club,

King Georges Way, Pershore, WR10 1QU

Held Every: Last Wednesday of the month

Tickets available at discounted price until 1st August 2018

 

Click Here for ticket information

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

 

Whilst the Club was initially more traditional, it has now developed its reputation to be a club offering all genres of jazz and we are pleased to say it is well supported. The Festival provides scope for an even wider range of jazz appreciation and offers wall to wall music of an eclectic mix of styles and always top class good music. Young musicians are especially welcomed (as are young audiences!) because they are the future of jazz, and a number of young bands have returned to Pershore with noticeable maturity since their last visit.

We find more musicians and fans from overseas are enquiring about our events because jazz is a truly international music and here at Pershore we are pleased and proud to be just a small part of it. We are a not-for-profit organisation run by a small unpaid committee dedicated to the cause of quality jazz for all to enjoy.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS