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Monkton Arts Set To Host Ryde’s first Annual Gypsy Jazz Festival 2024

Ryde's Monkton Arts will bring its first Gypsy Jazz Festival to the the town next month.

The event takes place from May 13 to 19.

The timeless melodies of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli will come to life with some of the UK's leading Gypsy Jazz musicians.

The week-long event, which will become an annual fixture of the local events calendar, will bring together local and internationally acclaimed musicians, each a maestro in their own right, to pay homage to the spirit of Gypsy Jazz.

Highlights of the Festival

Concerts: There will be daily concerts throughout the week, featuring awe-inspiring performances that traverse the full spectrum of this captivating genre.

Venues Across Ryde: Experience the festival at various iconic venues across Ryde, turning the town into a haven for Gypsy Jazz enthusiasts.

Whether you prefer an intimate setting like Vernon Square Gardens or a larger-than-life concert at All Saints Church, there's a venue to suit every taste.

A spokesperson for Monkton Arts said:

"Join us for a week of harmony, rhythm, and artistic exploration.

"The Ryde Gypsy Jazz Festival by Monkton Arts is not just a celebration of music; it's a testament to the universal language that unites us all.

"Book your tickets now, and let the melodies of Gypsy Jazz serenade your soul."

More information and tickets are available from www.monktonarts.co.uk

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