Salon Imaginaire - Caroline Weeks and Mary Hampton

The Old Library, West Dean College

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Join us at this Sunday afternoon concert as Caroline Weeks and Mary Hampton come together to present a new vocal ensemble performance, that will include a selection of settings of poems by Edward James himself.

Doors open at 12.30pm. Music starts at 1pm.

Open to all aged 12+.

This is a Pay What You Decide event. Please register to secure your seat.

Season tickets for £30 are available in advance following this link and include entry to all five concerts.

Caroline Weeks

Caroline Weeks is a music and visual artist who works both independently and collaboratively. She has recorded an album of solo works called Songs For Edna on Manimal Vinyl, a collection of settings of the poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Caroline has also recorded and performed with Natasha Khan of Bat For Lashes which included touring with Radiohead on their In Rainbows tour where she met Philip Selway (drummer of Radiohead) which sparked another musical project. Caroline is also creatively involved in projects with Collectress and Triangulation.

Mary Hampton

Mary Hampton is a composer, lyricist and singer looking outwards from the folksong, art song and chamber music traditions. Interpreting material gathered from disparate quarters, she places ancient songs alongside new ones, settings of literary prose and poetry, wordless music, and sounds from the world at large.

She has recorded 2 EPs (Book One and Book Two), and 2 LPs (My Mother's Children and Folly). She was awarded a Paul Hamlyn Foundation award for composition in 2017, and is currently the composer-in-residence at West Dean College.

Pay What You Decide

PWYD works by enabling audiences to attend shows without paying for a ticket beforehand, but tickets can be reserved prior to a performance. Then on exiting the show, you have the opportunity to pay what you decide you want to, or can afford to, based on your overall enjoyment of the performance.

Please ensure you have arrived and collected your tickets 15 minutes before the show starts in order to secure your seats.

At the end of the show, you can decide what to pay, by cash on the door. Suggested price bands of £5 and £10. You can also opt to buy a season ticket in advance for £30.