Jubilee 2022


2022 is set to be a year full of entertainment and interest in Bergh Apton with a rich programme of events planned. As we celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of HM The Queen, we will also be fund-raising for our beautiful medieval church, St Peter & St Paul.

Between April and December, the Bergh Apton Jubilee Festival will host a programme of three concerts, two story-tellings, an antiques ‘roadshow’ and a talk.

All events will be in St Peter & St Paul Church, Bergh Apton.

All tickets pre-booked on https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/bergh-apton-jubilee-138829

or via 01508 558440.

Limited ticket availability so early booking is recommended.

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Friday 22nd April, 10.30am-4pm – antiques ‘roadshow’ valuation day, Keys of Aylsham, Norfolk’s premier fine art and general auctioneers, have served the county for 70 years and will help you discover the value of your prized antiques. Max. 3 advance-booked items per person.  (Depending on numbers, more items may be accepted on the day.)

Book (Eventbrite or phone) FREE entry for an hourly slot (eg 11-12). Or turn up and wait. Charge of £3 per item payable on arrival.

Also second-hand book sale.                                                                                              

Refreshments available.

Saturday 30th April, 7pm – Rosewood, East Anglian acoustic folk trio

Suffolk-based Rosewood play at major folk festivals, clubs and arts centres. Their songs and instrumentals range from traditional to contemporary and include their own compositions. They play a wide range of instruments including the bandoneon, bagpipes and bouzouki.

Tickets: £10. Refreshments available.

Friday 20th May, 6.45pm – “Tistou” of the Green Thumbs, Ashley Ramsden, storyteller

Speaking to the concerns of COP26 and in tune with the themes of HM The Queen’s Jubilee, Tistou is a story central to our hopes for the future of the Earth. Master storyteller Ramsden will inspire both adults and children. Funny, touching and full of colourful characters, it inspires action in a time we need it most.

Tickets: Adults £14, children aged 8-15, £7. (Suitable for children over 8). Refreshments available.

Saturday 11th June, 7pm – Hexachordia, early music trio

Hexachordia will mark HM The Queen’s Jubilee with ‘Gloriana!’, their special concert programme, which celebrates the first Elizabethan Age in words and music. With voice, viol, lute, recorder and Renaissance guitar, Hexachordia bring a fresh and accessible approach to early music.

Tickets: £10. Refreshments available.

Saturday 23rd July, 7pm – Andrew Peterson, US singer songwriter

Named ‘one of the foremost Christian singer songwriters around’, Peterson lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife, family and some 80,000 honey bees. He has received multiple nominations for ‘best album of the year’. A recording artist, producer, film maker, publisher and award-winning writer, Andrew is in England to lead the annual conference in Oxford of the Rabbit Room, a community he co-founded to work on spiritual formation through music, story and art.

Tickets: £15. Refreshments available. Proceeds shared with The Matthew Project.

Saturday 15th October, 7pm – Charlie Haylock, dialect coach

Haylock’s one-man shows are legendary in East Anglia and his books are bestsellers. His talk on the making of the Netflix film, ‘The Dig’, which starred Ralph Fiennes, is a hilarious and intriguing look-behind-the-scenes at the story of the Sutton Hoo burial ship and the characters involved.


Tickets: £12. Refreshments available. Proceeds shared with the Trussell Trust Foodbank.

Saturday 3rd December, 6.45pm – A Christmas Carol by Ashley Ramsden, storyteller

By special invitation and playing all 23 characters from Scrooge to Tiny Tim, storyteller Ramsden returns to perform Charles Dickens’ masterpiece, having presented this annual favourite to critical acclaim on five continents.

Tickets: Adults £14, children aged 8-15, £7. (Suitable for children over 8).  Refreshments available.

Eventbrite Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/bergh-apton-jubilee-138829

General information & Tickets contact: 01508 558440

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