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The 2012 festival at a glance
  • 14 concerts
  • 1,500 attendees
  • 120 children creating and performing their own compositions
  • Box Office up 35% on 2011
  • Our biggest single audience ever - 350 people listening to Britten and Mozart
  • 4 new venues - Fordham, Stoke by Nayland, Dedham and The Minories
  • 135 performers
  • 52 composers
  • 1 world premiere
Huge thanks to everyone who made 2012 our best festival ever; the many volunteers who gave amazing amounts of their time, energy and skill; our supporters, sponsors and funders, the stunning musicians who came and performed, and our wonderful, attentive and appreciative audiences, up 35% on last year.

This year the festival runs 21st September - 6th October. Last year, seven concerts sold out. Please join our mailing list to ensure you get early notice of next years's festival, and please do support us by becoming a friend from £25 per year to receive priority booking for the concerts. We reply completely on the wonderful support of our friends, without which we would not be able to flourish.


Roman River Festival 2012 was programmed by Artistic Director Orlando Jopling and produced by Roman River Music, a registered charity.

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