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Welcome to Trunch Concerts - Music in a historic Norfolk Church

Concerts 2014 in St Botolph's Church, Trunch, North Walsham nr. Norwich, NR28 0PS
High Quality Concerts for many different Tastes

Saturday 3rd May at 7.30 pm

The Ridgeway String Quartet

Marion Garrett & Akiko Coulter – Violin
Linda Clark – Viola
Gavin Clements – Violoncello

Haydn: ‘Sunrise’ Quartet, Op 76/4
Mozart: Quartet in D minor, K 421
Mendelssohn: Quartet in E-flat, Op 12


The Ridgeway Quartet is a well established quartet from Hertfordshire. Marion Garrett studied at the Royal Academy of Music and leads three orchestras, including co-leading the Watford Philharmonic Orchestra. She regularly performs as a concerto soloist, most recently the Bach E major concerto with the Abbots Langley Symphony Orchestra. Akiko Coulter (2nd violin) studied in Japan and now teaches and performs in Watford, as does Linda Clark (viola). Gavin Clements (‘cello) is a chamber music specialist who has studied with Elizabeth de la Mare, Bernard Richards, Christopher Bunting and Guy Johnston.

Admission is by programme at the door, £9 (£7 concessions).


The concerts at St Botolph's Church, Trunch, were established in 1998 and have gone from strength to strength to now celebrate their 16th season. The concerts are in aid of the on-going restoration and maintenance of this wonderful medieval church and your continued support is much appreciated.

For details of the other concerts, please click the date links in the left margin or the artist links below:

Laura Cannell (fiddles, recorders - 31st May ); The Morley Consort of Voices (14th June); Norwich Baroque Quartet (5th July); Kenneth O'Neill (piano - 2nd August); Anda Anastasescu (piano -30th August); Norfolk winds with David Morgan (20th September); Andrew Roberts & Rachel Fryer (violin & piano - 18th October)

Your support for the concerts and events helps to keep St Botolph's standing. One of Norfolk's finest churches, it is a uniquely beautiful building both for worship and music-making. In 2005 the tower was secured from splitting. In 2010 the chancel roof was repaired. The historic 1808 Wm Gray organ was restored in 2011.This winter cloakroom facilities were installed. All concert proceeds will continue to be donated to St Botolph’s Church restoration projects. The Church and community would like to thank both the audiences and the performers for their generosity. Since 1998 the concerts have raised over £12,000 towards these projects. Thanks too to the dynamic Trunch Village Society for its support for publicity.

Performers reserve the right to change their programmes from those indicated in the brochure or website. The organising team will take reasonable steps to give notice if any concert has to be postponed or cancelled. Please check this website for up to date information closer to the dates of the concert.