Saturday 15 July, 5pm

The Old Vicarage, Washington, West Sussex (Transportation from the RCM will be provided)
Hosted by Lady Meryl Walters
Garden Party Attire suggested – including comfortable shoes and a warm layer


3.30 pm VIP pre-Promenade concert in the Washington church for all Patrons of the Summer Festival
5 pm Arrival drinks reception
6 pm Musical journey around the garden
8 pm Drinks and dining in the marquee and garden
10 pm Carriages

With a huge amount of love and dedication and a team of gardeners, Lady Meryl Walters has created the most beautiful grounds in which to enjoy a magical evening of special performances on your musical journey throughout the gardens. These inspirational performances by some of the RCM’s most talented students and alumni will be followed by a delicious and informal summer supper giving you further opportunity to take in the spectacular surroundings.

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Other Festival events

RCM International Showcase

Friday 14 July, from 6.30pm

RCM Café & 1851 Courtyard; Britten Theatre; Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall
Hosted by Sir Thomas Allen CBE FRCM
Join celebrated RCM alumnus Sir Thomas Allen and a line up of spectacular performers from the RCM community for an exclusive evening of performances and an atmospheric jazz reception.
Black Tie suggested

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