This month marks the 59th anniversary of the death of the great singer Kathleen Ferrier. This year is also her Centenary year and events continue to take place across the country as the Life and Music of Kathleen Ferrier is celebrated throughout 2012. This month a number of Centenary events take place in Blackburn, where Kathleen grew up.
Here are some dates for the diary!...
From the 5th Oct - 27th Oct 2012 there is an Art Exhibition at Blakeys Lounge, King George’s Hall Blackburn by the well known artist Ronald William Webb.
Friday 26th Oct- 28th Oct 2012 is the Kathleen Ferrier Society Weekend in Blackburn
King George's Hall Northgate Blackburn BB2 1AA Box Office : 0844 8471664 Website: http://www.kinggeorgeshall.com
Friday 26th October 2012 (8pm) Blakeys Bar - Kathleen Ferrier - Her Life and Legacy
Saturday 27th October 2012 (2pm) : Windsor Suite - Recital : 2011 KFS Bursary Winners
Saturday 27th October 2012 (8pm) : Windsor Suite - Concert: 'In Celebration'
Sunday 28th October 2012: (10am - 7pm) (FINAL): King George’s Hall - Kathleen Ferrier Society 17th Bursary for Young Singers Competition (Tickets available on door)