Classical concerts for babies & families in Canterbury

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Kent - Canterbury

 St. Peter's Methodist Church
St Peter's St, Canterbury
CT1 2BE


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Tuesday 17 January 10.30am

Guitar Heroes

Featuring Andrew Keeping, guitar

Andrew Keeping returns to take us on a musical journey visiting some of the most influential names from the guitar world. WIth works from the renaissance all the way through to the 20th Century, there will be something here for everyone!

Doors open at 10.00am. Concert lasts for about an hour.

Kent flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

Tuesday 7 February 10.30am

Bass Bravura

Featuring Andrew Kershaw, tuba & Alan Gout, piano

There's more to the tuba than oom-pah-pah. In a Bach to Baby first, hear this magnificent instrument play high, low, fast and slow in music by Bach, Marcello and Vaughan Williams, plus some silly pieces too!

Doors open at 10.00am. Concert lasts for about an hour.

Kent flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

Tuesday 14 March 10.30am

The Dancing Violin

Featuring Fenella Humphreys, violin & David Knotts, piano

Dance those Winter blues away with music by violin maestro Fritz Kreisler, as well as Mozart, Brahms and Bartok. From folky Romanian dances to courtly minuets, this recital is bursting with Winter sparkle!

Doors open at 10.00am. Concert lasts for about an hour.

Kent flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

Tuesday 4 April 10.30am

On a high note

Featuring Ilid Jones, oboe/recorders & David Knotts, piano

The recorder is one of our most common instruments and the oboe, one of our endangered. With a selection of music that will showcase the beauty and energy of both, Ilid Jones is sure to go out on a high note!

Doors open at 10.00am. Concert lasts for about an hour.

Kent flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

Tuesday 2 May 10.30am

Eastern Stories

Featuring Zivorad Nikolic, classical accordion

Experience the versatile accordion as it deftly weaves stories of love, devotion and virtuosity. Sit back as it invokes the sacred sounds of the organ pipes and stamp with gay abandon to the rhythms of Balkan folk traditions.

Doors open at 10.00am. Concert lasts for about an hour.

Kent flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

Tuesday 6 June 10.30am

Dance with the Argonauts

Featuring Justin & the Argonauts, violin, guitar, accordion and tuba

This dazzling 4 piece band, comprising violin, accordion, guitar, tuba and vocals perform an array of fast paced tango, classical and klezmer as you’ve never heard them before. Bring your dancing shoes and your own little heroes, for an unforgettable morning of music.

Doors open at 10.00am. Concert lasts for about an hour.

Kent flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

Tuesday 4 July 10.30am

The Partying Harp

Featuring Keziah Thomas, harp

There'll be jazz, flamenco and samba. Keziah is bringing her harp to the party, why not join us with your little ones!

Doors open at 10.00am. Concert lasts for about an hour.

Kent flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

Tuesday 1 August 10.30am

Dreams and Stories

Featuring Kate Semmens, soprano & Anthony Halstead, piano

A first for Kent as we welcome Kate and her wonderful voice to our concerts. Let's put our feet up and be transported into dreamland with stories of the trout, the fluttering and landing of the butterfly, and the rocking of the boats in Fauré's Les Berceaux.

Doors open at 10.00am. Concert lasts for about an hour.

Kent flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

About the concerts

Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers. Tots dance, roam about and revel in the wonder of live music, while you take a moment out of your busy day to hear top notch performances by outstanding musicians, with your young babes in tow.

Doors open 30 mins prior to the concert, giving you time to ditch the buggy, grab a coffee, and catch up with friends before the performance.

For further questions, check out our FAQ

How to get there

 St. Peter's Methodist Church, St Peter's St, Canterbury, CT1 2BE

Public Transport: Closest Station is Canterbury West

Parking: nearest parking is Pound Lane Car Park, CT1 2BZ or North Lane Car Park, CT2 7EB

About the venue

Built in 1811, St. Peter's Methodist Church is situated in the heart of Canterbury. It is known not only for its architectural beauty but also for its fabulous acoustics. As a result, chamber music concerts are enjoyed here regularly. St Peter's is also the heart of the wider community in that it provides a plethora of activities for adults and children alike. Conveniently located, you can step out of the church straight onto Canterbury high street for some post-concert shopping or lunch!