Monthly Archives: February 2014

Coull Quartet to perform on 15th May in support of children’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent

The Coull Quartet are to perform in support of children with cancer at a charitable musical evening to be held at the 12th Century ImageAshow Church on Thursday 15th May 2014.

To order tickets or to express interest in attending or otherwise supporting this charity event, please email worstedweavers@gmail.com or call 0759 0478 078.

Tickets cost £25 per person on the day – £20 per person  paid in advance, including refreshments and canapes.

Download event poster

The musical performance will be held in Ashow Church, beginning with a concert by the internationally famous chamber group – the Coull Quartet, followed by a reception in the adjacent Ashow Village Centre.

Address: The Church of the Assumption of Our Lady, Ashow, Kenilworth, Warwickshire

Link to map for Ashow Church

Programme

6.30 pm Ashow Church – arrival 

7 pm Coull Quartet

– Schubert D87;

– Ravel Quartet;

– Borodin Quartet No.2.

8 pm   ReceptionVillage centre/marquee

9 pm Close

Founded in 1974, and Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Warwick since 1977, the Coull cqIMG_9779Quartet has performed and broadcast extensively throughout the UK, the USA and Western Europe, and has also toured China, India, the Far East, South America and Australia. The Coull Quartet – Roger Coull violin, Philip Gallaway violin, Rose Redgrave viola, Nicholas Roberts cello – has appeared at most of the major music societies and festivals in the UK, and gives an annual series of recitals at Warwick Arts Centre, where it is actively involved in the University’s flourishing musical life.

The event is being organised jointly by the City of Coventry Worsted Weavers guild and CLIC Sargent Logo UK P CMYK HIthe national children’s cancer charity  CLIC Sargent – the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families. CLIC Sargent provides clinical, practical, financial and emotional support to help them cope with cancer and get the most out of life. CLIC Sargent aims to help the whole family deal with the impact of cancer and its treatment.

The National Archives record a Company of Worsted Weavers in Coventry, from circa 1448.

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