Vauxhall Trust CIC and The Friends of Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens present…
Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens Summer Proms 2015
11th July 2015, 12:00 – 22:00
Promenading returns to Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens after 160 years!
A festival of music to enjoy with a picnic, a stone’s throw from the Thames and within earshot of Big Ben
Join us from midday for an exciting daytime programme of the best that Vauxhall has to offer in home grown talent! Choral world music and popular choir classics, soul, funk and jazz, music from Poldark, gypsy swing, Spanish guitar, South Connections Carnival Band and contemporary dance care of the National Theatre!
Then, at 8pm be astounded by:
THE LONDON GAY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
THE EPIPHONI CONSORT
IAN WALLINGTON, CONDUCTOR
Performing an open-air gala concert of popular classics by composers including Handel, Rossini, Strauss, Bizet and Prokofiev along with Last Night of the Proms favourites Rule Britannia, Land of Hope and Glory and Jerusalem. The evening will culminate with a grand finale of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture with fireworks!
This is a free event, so pack a picnic, come on over and visit the bar for a relaxing day’s entertainment.
For information about the evening programme and what is happening on Sunday 12th July go to the Summer Festival tab above.