Farnham Maltings has a rich heritage of supporting new music and hosting big all singing, all dancing nights in the Great Hall. In a few weeks, the building will play host to a wide variety of artists and genres over one weekend. From your grandparents to your teenagers, there is music to entice everyone in. Take a look at what’s coming up over our big music weekend, to truly round off April with a bang!
musical medley extravaganza
More Stars than in the Heavens! The Story of the MGM Musical
Thu 20 April, 2.30pm
If you were blown away by the music of La La Land, why not indulge further in an afternoon of spectacular musical numbers.
Award-winning singer Robert Habermann tells the story and sings the songs from the magical MGM musicals – from humble beginnings with the talkies in 1929 to their unique celebration in the 1974 compilation film That’s Entertainment!
A perfect afternoon event to bring all generations to and enjoy some fantastic musical classics including Over The Rainbow, Show Business and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, live in our Great Hall.
high octance folk group
Calan, with support from Dan Wilde
Fri 21 April, 7.30pm
“Calan have it all. Energy, attitude, freshness, a sense of fun and above all, real talent.” – BBC Radio Wales
Or perhaps folk is more your thing? Calan bring together the remarkable talents of 5 young musicians giving a fresh and vibrant sound to traditional Welsh music.
With a contemporary and lively approach they breathe new life into the old traditions through their sparkling melodies, foot tapping tunes and spirited and energetic performances of Welsh step dancing. Take a look at their incredible performance at Celtic Connections 2016 above.
Sat 22 April, 7.30pm
An extraordinary vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and composer, Richard Navarro produces evocative and uplifting songs which take the folk traditions of melody and storytelling and supercharge them through live looping and improvisation.
Recently described as “staggeringly talented” by the BRIT/Mercury Award-winning producer Charlie Andrew, his Great Hall show will feature a chorus of singers local to the Farnham area.
Take a look at our summer season line-up of musicians and keeps your eyes peeled for the announcement of our Grills and Guitars artists in the next few months.