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Events 6 July 2019

Date: 4 to 14 Jul

Time: Various

JAM on the Marsh

JAM on the Marsh is an annual multi-arts festival built around Kent’s magnificent JAM on the MarshRomney Marsh and its famous medieval churches. Each year JAM on the Marsh crosses the Romney Marsh from Dungeness to Hythe and Lympne to New Romney. The Marsh churches are true beacons of culture and history; they are the heart of the festival.

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Location: Romney Marsh
Contact: sarah@jamconcert.org
Date: 4 to 14 Jul

Time: 11 days

Live within the Scenery, Amos Miller

Amos Miller is best known as a trombone player; he’s a founder member of JAM regulars, Onyx Brass and Principal Trombone Live within Scenery, Amos Millarof Birmingham Royal Ballet.  He is also an extraordinary photographer!

In his first solo exhibition, he brings his unique eye to Dungeness, with a set of utterly beautiful images that take the area and very slightly turn it on its head.  His images are both striking and challenging, though never alienating, whilst capturing the beauty of this unique shore in a spectacular and usual way.

He comments “I’ve always been struck by the beauty within the bleakness of Romney Marsh and the way human landmarks seem to have “osmosed” into the landscape. Human landmarks, from the medieval churches to the acoustic mirrors to the nuclear power station seem to live within the scenery rather than trespass upon it.”

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Location: Romney Marsh Visitor Centre
Contact: 0800 988 7984
Date: 4 to 14 Jul

Time: 11 days

Romney Marsh Students' Photography

Last year, JAM on the Marsh and the Romney Resource Centre began an exciting new photography collaboration, leading to Romney  Marsh Students' Photographyan exhibition in the 2018 festival. Led by Susan Pilcher, with additional mentorship from Justin Sutcliffe and Tristan Fewings, we have continued our weekly club for the local young people, with the end goal being this exhibition and an Arts Award for the participants.  These young photographers have worked hard to create this very public exhibition, along with the world famous Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, from Hythe Station to The End of the Line Restaurant, Dungeness, gaining skills all the while.

The festival and Romney Resource Centre have a reputation for delivering high-quality training, with a wealth of experience in supporting individuals and the wider community.  Our aim is to improve the lives of local residents on Romney Marsh by providing education and helping people close skills gaps.

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Date: 4 to 14 Jul

Time: 11 days

Sculpt the World, Jon Foreman

Jon Foreman’s beach sculpture is one of the most exciting exhibitions that has ever come to the festival.  Daily, from 4th – 14th July, Sculpt the World, Jon ForemanJon will create breath-taking works of art on the sands at Dymchurch.  These will be seen from the seawall at the Hythe end of Dymchurch beach, opposite Sycamore Gardens.  Like a giant Etch A Sketch, the sea will come in and rub away each piece of art, ready for the next day’s piece.

Traditionally, the view of art is of something permanent, of a piece to be kept, dusted and passed on. Jon’s work challenges this perception, producing staggering, ephemeral designs that are lost with the next tide.

Jon Foreman will be the first Artist in Residence at JAM on the Marsh.

FREE EVENT

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Date: 6 Jul 2019

Time: 10.30am - 12.00pm

Come & Play

Come & Play has become an annual event in the festival, when we give musicians of any age or stage the opportunity to bring Come and Playtheir instrument and some music, and perform accompanied by Festival Curator, Michael Bawtree.  For many, this is the first time they’ve performed, and over the years we have been joined by players under 10 and comfortably above retirement age.  Some have been beginners, just starting out in music, others have been very advanced.

The beauty of this event, started by an under 10, is that it is not a formal concert, more an opportunity to explore music with a world-class accompanist.  It takes the form of a relaxed Coffee Morning hosted by St. Leonard’s Church, with some fun and music-making thrown in!  This event is open to anyone, of any age who would like to be part of the festival alongside Michael.

FREE EVENT – Please phone 0800 988 7984 to book your slot, as there is limited availability!

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Location: St Leonard’s Church, Oak Walk, Hythe, Kent
Contact: Box office: 0800 988 7984
Date: 6 Jul 2019

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Symphonic Brass of London

The Symphonic Brass of London, one of the world’s greatest brass groups, makes its festival debut at St Nicholas Church in New Romney under its conductor, Eric Crees.  Symphonic Brass is a handpicked ensemble of Britain’s very finest brass and percussion players.
Symphonic Brass of London

The musicians bring a wealth of experience gained from holding solo, orchestral and chamber positions at the very highest level. They perform with many of the top orchestras in the UK and some of the biggest names in jazz, light and film music, both in live performance and the studio. This unique combination of excellence and mastery of varied styles has created an extraordinary ensemble whose musical flexibility is second to none. The Symphonic Brass of London is widely celebrated for the impeccable quality of its orchestral sound and the vibrancy, high energy, pure joy and fun of its music-making.

Eric Crees was a member of the London Symphony Orchestra for twenty-seven years, twenty as Co-Principal Trombone.  In September 2000 he was appointed Section Principal Trombone at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. In addition to concert and recording work, he has performed on many of the most iconic film soundtracks, including the first four Star Wars, Superman 1 & 2, Raiders of The Lost Ark, Aliens, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter 1, 2 & 3, Die Another Day and many more.

This vibrant concert celebrates the 100th anniversary of the death of Claude Debussy (1862-1918) and demonstrates the influence of the ragtime music of his contemporary Scott Joplin (1868-1917) on Debussy’s own music and that of  Eric Satie and ’Les Six’ in France.

This is an unmissable opportunity to hear one of the finest brass ensembles in the world!

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Location: St Nicholas Church, New Romney, Kent
Contact: Box office: 0800 988 7984 or book online: www.jamconcert.org
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