Welcome to the Bowdon Festival and to our 2015 programme. We have assembled an exciting mix of music and song for your enjoyment and appreciation in support of our mission to bring the best local, national and international talent to our community. We hope you will join us at one, if not all, the events that we have planned for the coming year.





Vivaldi's Gloria

St Mary’s, Sat, 16th May 7.30 - 9.30pm

Adults £8, Children/NUS FOC

Bowdon Church Choir is regarded as one of the finest parish church choirs in the North of England. Each year it performs work of the highest quality in the nation’s great cathedrals, while the cathedral choirs take their holidays. Recent residencies have included Lincoln, Wells and Oxford and the choir have been invited to Canterbury in 2017.

Madama Butterfly


St Mary’s, Saturday, 27th June, 7.30pm

Picnics 5pm to 7pm - picnic space booking via tickets@bowdonfestival.co.uk essential

Following the spectacular success of Tosca last year, Bowdon Festival Opera is delighted to present Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, supported by our Chamber Orchestra and Chorus.

Make up a party and start the evening with a
picnic and champagne at a pre booked indoor picnic table or simply enjoy a pre performance drink at our bar and bring your own canapes. Drinks will be available throughout the evening.[Feel free to bring your own cushions if you wish]

Adults £15, Child/NUS £5 and Families £35*

*Family tickets are available for 2 adults and 3 children



Christmas Musical Extravaganza

St Mary’s, Saturday, 5th December
7.30 - 9.30pm
Adults £12, Children/NUS £5, Families £30*

Bowdon Festival audiences know that they can get into the Christmas mood at our Christmas concert, which traditionally includes audience participation and surprise guests.

Get the date in your diary
and watch the website for

This year there will be a Traditional Christmas market in the Parish Centre to visit before the concert to do your Christmas shopping too – grab a gluhwein and a bratwurst, see Santa in his Grotto and then come to the concert!

*Family tickets are available for 2 adults and 3 children


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