UPDATE: 15th June 2021
Following Monday’s announcement, as Music & Fizz is an outdoor event, current guidelines identify that this event can go ahead as planned with guests able to form their own bubbles in the Vineyard Arena. Tickets are available, and we would be delighted to see you there to support two great charities, Wessex Cancer Trust and Rowans Hospice Charity.
Music and Fizz has plenty of space the arena and stage area are at the top of a hill and there will be a breeze that will provide a constant supply of fresh air. The demographics of the likely attending would suggest that those attending will have received one, if not both their Jabs.
A dedicated website : www.musicandfizzinthehampshirehills.co.uk has details and will be updated regularly from now to 26th
Through the generosity of Hambledon Vineyard in Hampshire, PO7 4RY, this provides an amazing backdrop and venue, with the stage on the crest of the hill and Vineyard, overlooking the countryside and hills and downs of Hampshire.
This is set to be an enjoyable early evening event, with the first support act from around 5pm and final curtain, sometime around 9pm with hopefully a red setting sun.
Headlining: Beverley Craven is now additionally supported by the renowned Jazz Saxophonist, Frank Mead ( www.frankmead.com ). They are scheduled to perform toward the end of the evening, as the sun sets.
Information about those performing:
Beverley Craven – BRIT Award winning singer-songwriter Beverley Craven best known for her UK hit single “Promise Me” has generously agreed to Headline this charity fund raising event.
The following Supporting Acts have now been finalised:
Josie Florence – Josie is a warm, endearing and enticing performer with the biggest passion for Jazz. Josie has recently released her album ‘Nightingale.’ This 7 track record combines heartfelt originals and her favourite standards.
The Isle of Wight Youth Jazz Orchestra – Is an excellent youth orchestra with many successes and a good following. As well as supporting Josie, they are also playing their own numbers.
We kindly ask that all drivers visiting our vineyard enter Hambledon village from the East. This will help in not congesting the Village further and ensures that residents and all parties remain at peace
Directions can be found on the Hambledon Vineyard website
There will be volunteers to indicate direction for parking. On exiting, at the end of the evening we ask that you follow the guidance from the volunteers.
Please be aware that this is a working vineyard with chalk surfaces and changes in ground surfaces, please wear appropriate footwear. There has and is some works going on in the route leading to the stage Arena, whilst this may sound off putting this is more about setting expectations.
This is a no smoking venue
There is plenty of space to social distance around and of the raised area with your blankets, seating and picnics. Please space out sensibly. Whilst there is no seating provided, there is plenty of space and you are welcome to bring a rug / chairs, picnic, soft drinks (No Alcohol) and to soak up the atmosphere.
Nice Toilet facilities have been hired in for the event. Hand sanitizer will be available
On a catering front the following concessions have been arranged:
- Artesian Pizza
- Fish and Chip Seller
- Coffee Cruiser
- Licensed bar operated by the Vineyard
- Strawberries and Cream
- Ice Cream vendor
If bringing your own picnic and food, please ideally take any packaging home and please bring no alcohol to the venue.
The Vineyard are kindly providing a licensed bar and food will be available to purchase, the proceeds from which is kindly being donated to both charities. We reserve the right to refuse entry to those seeking to bring / drink their own alcohol into / at the venue.
General Admission ticket
General Admission ticket + A glass of Hambledonian and Food serving from Fritto and Via as follows:
1 – A SEAFOOD MIX
Skewers of Squid, Whitebait, Olives with Parmesan & Swordfish
2 – FISH FINGER SANDWICH (GF)
Fish fingers & Roll with Lettuce & Mayo
3 – FISH & CHIPS
Cods served with Chunky Chips
4 – CLASSIC BEEF BURGER
Patty & Bun served with fried onions and Sauce
5 – CLASSIC BEEF BURGER w CHEESE
Patty & Bun served with fried onions, Cheese and Sauce
6 – SAUSAGE & BUN
Cumberland Sausage & Bun served with fried onions & Sauce
7 – A VEGETARIAN MIX
Battered Zucchini & Eggplant, Potato Croquettes
UPDATE: 5th June 2021
The grass is growing and the vines looking good, all performers are practising and it is all coming together nicely.
If you are attending, please tell others and if you’re not attending you are missing out on a really good event !
This Charity fund raising event is for the joint benefit of two charities, The Rowans Hospice and now Wessex Cancer Trust.
Rowans Hospice: https://www.rowanshospice.co.uk/
Wessex Cancer Trust: https://www.wessexcancer.org.uk
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