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All the Festival's events are listed below. Events on a particular date can be selected by clicking on the calendar. For four of the main events: Aldwyn Voices, Doric String Quartet, Min-Jin Kym & Ian Brown & Razumovsky Ensemble there is FREE entry for young people, 8 to 18, when accompanied by a ticket purchasing adult.
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1st-31st October 2009
Robson Ward, Gt. Malvern: 10am-5pm
Serge Prokofiev - Materials from the Prokofiev Archive
An exhibition of rarely seen photographs, concert programmes, manuscripts & letters related to works being performed at the festival.
Free entry.
Robson Ward, Belle Vue Terrace, Gt. Malvern, 01684 563577.
Sponsored by The Serge Prokofiev Archive, Goldsmiths College, University of London.

3rd-31st October 2009
Malvern Library Gallery: 9.00am-5.30pm
Images of Malvern
Rarely seen paintings of Malvern from Worcestershire County Museum & Malvern Library.
Free entry. More information: 01684 561223
Supported by Worcestershire County Council.

3rd-31st October 2009
Iapetus Gallery - Gt. Malvern
Cow Parsley, Paper & Paint
Paintings by Tia Lambert
Tia has exhibited at the Royal Academy, and many other prestigious locations. Exhibition preview, Iapetus Galley, 34 Belle Vue Terrace, 01684 566929.

Saturday 3rd October 2009
The Burbage Hall, Ledbury: 11.30am
Jess Owen
Wilfrid Gibson: The Poet's Task
Writer and lecturer Jess Owen talks about Gibson's modernist poetry and critical writing of the 1930's, based on his original research. From Market Hall, Burgage is 20yds on right up Church Lane opposite Prince of Wales.
Tickets £6 unreserved.
In association with The Friends of the Dymock Poets.

Saturday 3rd October 2009
The Burbage Hall, Ledbury: 2.30pm
Dominic Hibberd
The Winter Of The World - Poems Of The Great War
Vivien Noakes
Voices Of Silence - Alternative Poetry Of The Great War
Poems read by actor Tom Coulthard.
After Vivien there will be a tea interval followed by a discussion between Dominic and Vivien.
Tickets £12 unreserved for whole session. No seperate tickets. Ends at about 4.45pm.
In association with The Friends of the Dymock Poets.

Sunday 4th October 2009
Pauntley Church, Redmarley D'Abitot: 10.15am
Literary Walk
Pat & Roy Palmer
Pat & Roy Palmer guide a circular walk by the River Leadon. References to John Masefield, Robert Frost & Dick Whittington. 4 miles, steep slopes, stiles & muddy places. Strictly No Dogs owing to farm animals. Organisers cannot be responsible be for accident, injury or loss. On A417 Ledbury to Gloucester Road turn for Redmarley Payford Bridge to Pauntley Court & Church.
Tickets £5 in advance from Box Office only.
In association with The Friends of the Dymock Poets.

8th-31st October 2009
Malvern Priory: 10am-4pm
Annie Murphy
A Collection of Journeys
A personal response to travels in Britain & Europe exploring figuration, composition & colour with paint & mixed media collage.
In association with University of Worcester.

Saturday 10th October 2009
Malvern College Chapel: 12 noon
Aldwyn Voices
Peter Dyke - Conductor
Carleton Etherington - Organ
Miriam Kramer & Louise Vale - Violins
Frohlocket ihr Volker auf Erden-Mendelssohn
Organ Sonata No3 A major - Mendelssohn
Ave Maria - Stravinsky & Rachmaninov
Sonata for Two Violins - Prokofiev
Choral works by Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninov
Tickets £8 unreserved. FREE entry for young people, 8 to 18, when accompanied by a ticket purchasing adult.
Supported by Malvern Town Council, Malvern College & The Gemma Classical Music Trust.

Saturday 10th October 2009
Robson Ward Showroom, Belle Vue Terrace, Gt. Malvern: 11am-4pm
Festival Open Day
Live Music & High Design.
Free entry.
Sponsored by Robson Ward.

Saturday 10th October 2009
Malvern Hills College: 10am-12noon
The Big Draw
Free professional tuition, all ages. National event promoting drawing as a tool for creativity & cultural engagement. In association with Malvern Hills College.
Free entry.
Sponsored by Malvern Hills District Council.

Saturday 10th October 2009
Elgar Birthplace Museum, Broadheath: 2.30pm
Inspiration & Composition
Elaine Hugh-Jones & Ian Venables
Two distinguished living composers whose works are regularly performed by international singers and musicians describe what inspires their music.
Tickets £6 - includes interval tea & biscuits.
In association with the Elgar Society, West Midlands.

Sunday 11th October 2009
Great Malvern Priory: 3pm
Doric String Quartet
Winners of the Osaka Chamber Music Competition. Please note that BBC Radio 3 will be recording so please be seated by 2.55pm
Prokofiev - Quartet No 2 in F major
Mendelssohn - Quartet No5 in E flat
Tickets £12 front, £10 rear, all unreserved. There will be a new semi-circular seat arrangement. FREE entry for young people, 8 to 18, when accompanied by a ticket purchasing adult.
Supported by The Prokofiev Family and The Elmley Foundation.

Wednesday 14th October 2009
Daveham, Malvern: 8pm
John Handley
C. W. Dyson Perrins
The Unsung Hero
Inheritor of the Lea & Perrins Worcester Sauce fortune, 'Dyson' was a generous benefactor and astute businessman. This illustrated talk illuminates a truly remarkable man.
Tickets £12 to include wine & refreshments after the talk. Ticket income will go towards funds for the new Dementia Unit at Davenham. Leaving Gt. Malvern along Graham Rd, Davenham is 500 yards on the right behind impressive iron gates. In association with The Friends of the Elderly.
Sponsored by Dr Peter Mayner.

Saturday 17th October 2009
Lyttleton House Gallery, Gt. Malvern: 10am-5pm
Inspired by Nature
Originals, prints, photographs & sculpture reflecting art in the natural world.
Lyttleton House Gallery - Priory Steps, 3, Abbey Road, Gt. Malvern, 01684 574921.

Saturday 17th October 2009
Malvern Theatres Cinema: 11am
Jane Mulvagh
Madresfield - The Making of a House
& The Writing of a Book
This illustrated talk explores the way in which Madresfield, The Real Brideshead, evolved, with all the ensuing pleasures, difficulties & surprises over four years of research.
Tickets £6.50 unreserved.
Sponsored by Malvern Civic Society.

In association with Beacon Books. Signed copies of Madresfield: The Real Brideshead are available after the talk at the The Coach House Theatre, which can be found by turning right out of Malvern Theatres then 20 yards on the right, down the drive.

Saturday 17th October 2009
Great Malvern Priory: 7.30pm
Min-Jin Kym - Violin
Winner of the Heifetz Prize, Los Angeles
Ian Brown - Piano
Prokofiev Cinq Melodies
Stravinsky Suite Italienne
Prokofiev Sonata in D major
Tickets £12 front, £10 rear, all unreserved. There will be a new semi-circular seat arrangement. FREE entry for young people, 8 to 18, when accompanied by a ticket purchasing adult.
Supported by the University of Worcester & a Great Malvern resident.

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th October 2009
2, St. Anne's Road, Gt. Malvern: 10am-6pm
Dark Flutes of Autumn
Paintings by Bridget MacDonald
Bridget explores the relationship between landscape and imagination inspired by the Malvern Hills country. St. Anne's Gallery - 2, St Ann's Road, next to Red Lion Inn.

Friday 23rd October 2009
Colwall Village Hall: 7.30pm
Dr Pamela Gerrish Nunn
University of Canterbury New Zealand
Dame Laura Knight's Modern Women
This illustrated talk looks at Laura Knight's varied & dynamic images of women & the influence they had in early 20th century Britain.
Tickets £6.50 - includes tea & biscuits. From Malvern follow B4218 over hills, through Colwall Village, turn right into Mill Lane - Hall 50yds on right.
In association with Dame Laura Knight Society.

Saturday 24th October 2009
Malvern College Great Hall: 7.30pm
Razumovsky Ensemble
'quality rarely heard outside paradise' - The Times
Director- Oleg Kogan
Prokofiev - Visions Fugitives
Mendelssohn - Octet
Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence
Tickets £17 front, £12 rear, all unreserved. Includes interval glass of wine or fruit juice. FREE entry for young people, 8 to 18, when accompanied by a ticket purchasing adult.
Supported by The Elmley Foundation, The Prokofiev Family & Worcestershire County Council.

Saturday 24th October 2009
Priory Gateway - Great Malvern: 9am-5pm
Arts & Crafts Street Market
High quality original work by local jewellers, ceramicists, woodworkers, painters, glassmakers & photographers.
Free entry.

Saturday 31st October 2009
The Coach House Theatre - Gt. Malvern: 2.15pm
Film Double Bill
'Prokofiev: The Unfinished Diary' (UK Premiere)
Director - Yosif Feyginberg
Best Music Documentary Film at the 2009 Prague International Television Festival. Using previously unexplored sources, the film examines the most defining period in the composer's life. Duration 52 minutes.
'In Search of Beethoven'
Director - Phil Grabsky
Seventh Art Productions
This outstanding film features performances & interviews with Claudio Abbado, Vadim Repin, Emanuel Ax, Ronald Brautigam, Janine Jansen, Salzburg Camerata & Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
Free entry. Doors Open 2pm. Duration 130 minutes. 120 seats, first come, first seated, until full. Interval tea / coffee / biscuits available for purchase.
Supported by Preston Media, Malvern.

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