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Buckfast Bach Hours - III

Buckfast Bach Hours - III

Sat 11th August 19:30 | £15

Buckfast Bach Hours - III
A harpsichord recital given by international artisit
Richard Lester. Richard plays Bach’s Italian Concerto also Preludes and Fugues from the Well-tempered Clavier, Book One.

Tickets £15- includes arrival drink and post-concert cheese platter.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we regret that the Bach Hour harpsichord recital due to take place on Saturday 11th August has now been cancelled as has the scheduled one on Saturday 22nd September. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Cancelled

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