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Festival Participants

PA for Festival arena on Saturday 25th June will be provided by LJ from the Karaoke shop: www.ljs4entertainment.co.uk


Chesterton Ballet School

The school has been established here in the Chesterton area since 1974 when Ms Susan Pocock MNATD (Hons.) started the school in St. Andrew's Church Hall,
Chapel St. Since then there have been many pupils who have taken part in all the local events, shows at the Mumford Theatre and West Road Concert Hall over the years. Many of these pupils have also gained good marks for all their NATD ballet exams.
We also raise funds from our dance displays for the East Anglian
Childrens' Hospice at Milton.
Our Maypole Dancing Display has been in existence for quite a few years now and we have also taken part in performing for many residential homes in and near to the Chesterton area and continue to do so if our schedule allows.
All ballet classes are held in St George's Church Hall, Chesterfield
Road, on Saturdays only and if you wish to find out about whether your son/daughter would like to join the Ballet School
please contact 'Miss Sue' via the website:
http://www.chestertonballetschool.co.uk for further details. Any pupils aged between 3yrs - 30 years are most welcome to come along and
try out a FREE TRIAL LESSON next Autumn as the Primary, Grade 1 & 2 pupils are working for their exams at the moment.

The Ladybirds

'The Ladybirds' is an all-female six-piece jazz band, consisting of sax, voice, guitar, bass, piano and drums. Half of us are based in or near Chesterton, and we've been performing in the Cambridge area and beyond for nearly ten years, playing at weddings, civil partnerships, birthday parties and community events, as well as doing regular evenings in local pubs. Our most memorable gig so far has been a village festival in Dorset where we were lodged for the night in a stately home, and then paid in cake! For more information or to book the Ladybirds, email Alison at alisonbinney@hotmail.com or visit our My Space webpage: http://www.myspace.com/ladybirdsjazzband.


The Orlando Singers

Who We Are

The Orlando Singers is a chamber choir of twenty or so voices, based in Cambridge (England).
The choir's repertoire ranges from the 15th century to contemporary works.

Musical director: Peter Horley

Where We Came From

The Orlando Singers was founded in 1976 by a group of friends, still represented in the choir today. The choir's name was inspired by the composers Orlando Lassus and Orlando Gibbons, whose music figured in the group's first concert, and by the urgent need to go to press with the programme notes!

The choir rehearses in St. Andrew's Church Hall, Chesterton on Thursday evenings, 8:00 to 9:45 pm during term time, and performs three or more concerts each year, making use of the abundance of fine venues in and around the town and the colleges of Cambridge.

Here is the choir during our performance at Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge.
16th October 2010



JNR Sinstars

The JNR Sinstars are undefeated as the UK’s top youth bBoy crew.  Under the mentoring wing of SIN Cru’s Artistic Director, TrubL Roc, they are a devoted and creative company of dancers ranging from 7yrs – 16yrs.  Today they are joined by members of eOTo, SIN Cru’s apprenticeship scheme for emerging artists, aged 16yrs +. The JNR Sinstars and eOTo assist with weekly dance workshops open to all. For more information about the dancers and SIN Cru’s activities, please visit www.sincru.co.uk

Polish Folklore Group

There will be a Polish flavour this year at the Chesterton Festival  with a Polish stall from the Federation of Polish Folklore Groups of  Great Britain in conjunction with the East of England Polish  Community Organisation to publicise a Polish dance spectacular which   will be taking place in Cambridge next year.  The stall will sell  Polish cakes and other typically Polish items and screen a DVD from  the last Polish dance concerts held in Birmingham in 2009.  At 4:20  in the arena there will be special audience participation  demonstration of Polish dance so everyone can have a try at being a  Polish dancer for the day.  Bring your enthusiasm for what promises  to be a very special event.

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