Thanet Music and Drama Festival

The festival is entirely self-funding and receives no public financial support

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Music in Thanet

Some links for those interested in playing music in and around Thanet. These links are primarily for classical music, with some jazz etc.; Thanet Youth Music Action Zone (at Pie Factory Music; a.k.a. Kent Music Scene), Oonagi, Music in Kent or Kent Gigs.

A few links not limited to Thanet:

Some pieces connected with Thanet

  • Royden Barrie and Kennedy Russell wrote a song praising St Nicholas at Wade in 1924
  • Bill Worland wrote a suite of light music called Broadstairs in "1960-2000" (!)
  • Thomas Dunhill apparently wrote a choral piece called "Thanet"

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Syllabus 2010




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