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Blackwater Valley Wind Quintet head to The Poppy Factory for special centenary concert


10 August 2022

Music lovers have the chance to enjoy an eclectic performance from the Blackwater Valley Wind Quintet who will bring their repertoire to the factory in Richmond on Friday 16 September 2022.

Visitors can book tickets for an intimate concert by the quintet at 12.30pm in the visitor centre, followed by a hosted discovery session about The Poppy Factory.As well as playing and performing together regularly, the members of Blackwater Valley Wind Quintet perform individually and in many other groups and orchestras. They are Barbara Sykes (Flute), Jane Cleaver (Oboe), Andy Norris (Clarinet), Tim Jones (Horn) and Paula Burton (Bassoon).The Poppy Factory is hosting the performance as part of its centenary celebrations for 2022, alongside a series of hosted discovery sessions for small groups and individual visitors throughout the summer.All proceeds from the concert will go towards the charity’s employment service, helping veterans with health conditions across England and Wales to transform their lives. Tea, coffee and artisan cakes will be available to buy in the café area on the day.Tickets for the concert, priced at £18, are available through The Poppy Factory website as well as tickets for the discovery sessions that run throughout August and September 2022.Book your tickets for Blackwater Valley Wind Quintet

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Updated: 10 August 2022

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