Harrods Estates Competition

Win a Sloane Harrods Hamper!

Closing date: 5pm on Sat 26 Oct

10 RUNNERS UP WIN A HARRODS BEAR. To enter: email your name and number to info@thechelseachestival.com, with subject 'Harrods Estates competition'. All information given may be used by Harrods Estates and The Chelsea Festival for marketing purposes.

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Saatchi Gallery

Primary Schools' Exhibition

Thur 17 - Sat 26 Oct - Saatchi Gallery

Local children from Christ Church and Marlborough Primary Schools visited Saatchi Gallery. They have created a unique art installation, which will be on display at Saatchi Gallery during the Chelsea Festival.
Free admission. No booking required.

Saatchi Gallery

Artist Studio Tour

by Dennis Gilbert

Thu 17 & Fri 25 Oct, 2pm - Edith Grove

Local artist Dennis Gilbert is a representational painter specialising in portraits, landscapes and nudes. The Thames Valley and Venetian canals are favourite landscape themes. Free admission. Advance booking required.

Dennis Gilbert

Chelsea Festival Opening Concert:

London City Big Band

Thu 17 Oct, 7.30pm - St Luke's

The Chelsea Festival 2013 opens with timeless big band arrangements made famous by Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald. Plus classic charts of the Swing Era from Glenn Miller, Count Basie and Duke Ellington. £12 advance. £15 on the door. £5 students and under 18s.

London City Big Band at The Chelsea Festival

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Top Brass!

Thu 17 Oct, 7.30pm - Cadogan Hall

A scintillating concert showcasing the outstanding Royal Philharmonic Orchestra brass and percussion sections, joined by the dazzling American trumpet player Allen Vizzutti. The programme includes music by Copland and Walton. £15-40 from Cadogan Hall.

Trumpeter Allen Vizzutti

Chelsea Academy's

Street Shout

Fri 18 Oct, 7.30pm - St Luke's

Students from Chelsea Academy showcase their music, dance, drama and artistic talents in a sensational showcase of everything from street dance to Shakespeare. £3 for adults. Free admission for students and under 18s.

Chelsea Academy Street Shout

Come and Sing Fauré's Requiem

with Sloane Square Choral Society

Sat 19 Oct, 10am-6pm - Holy Trinity

Sloane Square Choral Society invite you to come and sing Fauré's Requiem, in a day-long event led by Musical Director Oliver Lallemant. The day culminates in a concert performance at 5pm. Singers £15. Concert only £5

Organ at Holy Trinity (c) Robin Farquhar-Thomson

Artist Studio Tour

of Julian Barrow's studio

Fri 18 & Sat 19 Oct, 2pm - Tite Street

Serena Barrow gives a tour of Julian Barrow's studio. Julian Barrow studied painting in Florence. His work included landscapes and paintings of country houses, conversation pieces and interiors. Free admission. Advance booking required.

Julian Barrow

English National Ballet School


Sat 19 Oct, 2 & 4 pm - Hortensia Rd

See the ballet stars of tomorrow perform a showcase including works by British choreographers Sir Frederick Ashton and Sir Kenneth MacMillan.
adults £10 children £5. Contact Galina Wilkinson (020 7376 7076).

London City Big Band at The Chelsea Festival

Tamsin Little with the

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Sat 19 Oct, 7.30pm - Cadogan Hall

An unmissable concert featuring celebrated violinist Tasmin Little playing Bruch's ravishing Violin Concerto No.1. The programme also features a suite by Bizet and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No.2, 'Little Russian'.
£15-40 from Cadogan Hall.

Tasmin Little

Blue Badge Guide Nadia Marchant

Walking Tours

Sun 20 / Tues 22 Oct, 2pm - St Luke's

Fascinating tours around the forgotten streets as well as Chelsea's famour landmarks. Meet at St Luke's Church to begin each tour. Tours will last approximately 90 minutes.
£3 for adults. Free admission for students / under 18s.

Guided walks of Kensington and Chelsea

Talk by Nicholas Tromans -

'Time, Death and Judgement'

Mon 21 Oct, 6pm - Christ Church, SW3

Hear from Nicholas Tromans, curator of the Watts Gallery, as he explores the work of the great Victoria painter and sculptor G. F. Watts (1817-1904).
Admission free. No booking required.

Time, Death and Judgement by G. F. Watts (c) Watts Gallery


A masterclass in Shakespeare

Tues 22 Oct, 7.30pm - St Luke's

Using the 'lovers in the forest' scene from A Midsummer Night's Dream, students work through the creative process for staging Shakespeare, leading up to a final performance, under director William Oldroyd. £8 advance £10 on door. £5 students and under 18s.

LAMDA A Midsummer Night's Dream at MacOwan Theatre 2010 (c) John Haynes / LAMDA 2013

Talk by Simon Daglish - 'Limbless in a

white desert: from Afghan to Arctic'

Wed 23 Oct, 6pm - Founder's Hall, SW3

Simon has rowed across the Irish Sea, walked to the South Pole and led an expedition to the North Pole with four wounded soldiers and HRH Prince Harry. The talk is at Hill House School, Radnor Walk, SW3 4BN. Admission Free. No booking required.

Simon Daglish

Zemlinsky String Quartet

Mozart & Schubert

Wed 23 Oct, 7pm - Royal Hospital

The celebrated Zemlinsky Quartet perform a delightful programme of Mozart, Schubert and Smetana. Described by The Strad magazine as 'a perfect blend of four voices that sing, breathe and phrase as one'.
£20 / £10 concession.

Zemlinsky Quartet

Artist Studio Tour

by Arabella Dorman

Thur 24 Oct, 2pm - Milman's Street

Local artist Arabella Dorman is best known for her portraits and work with the British Military in Iraq and Afghanistan. Her paintings blend contemporary perception with classical technique. Free admission. Advance booking required.

Arabella Dorman

Talk by Alison Smith

The Pre-Raphaelites and Chelsea

Thur 24 Oct, 6pm - Christ Church

Alison Smith is a curator specialising in 19th-century British art at Tate Britain. Since joining Tate in 2000 she has worked on a number of exhibitions, most recently 'Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde'.
Free admission. No booking required.

Alison Smith

Oliver Lallemant

Organ Recital

Thur 24 Oct, 7.30pm - Holy Trinity

Virtuoso soloist Oliver Lallemant performs the finest organ music from Bach and Howells to Ireland and a new commission. Holy Trinity boasts one of the largest organs in any parish church in England. £12 via Cadogan Hall.

Oliver Lallemant

King's Baroque

Resident Ensemble

Fri 25 Oct, 7.30pm - Christ Church

Resident Ensemble of the Chelsea Festival 2013, King's Baroque perform a selection of early chamber music works, including music by J.S. Bach, Handel and Rebel.
£12 advance £15 on door. £5 students and under 18s.

King's Baroque (c) Tomas Lavery

Pizza Express Live

Clare Teal

Fri 25 Oct, 6.30/8pm - The Pheasantry

Pizza Express Live at The Pheasantry presents Queen of Swing Clare Teal, performing cabaret music by Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Judy Garland and Doris Day. Part of the London Festival of Cabaret. £25

Clare Teal

Walking Tours of Military Chelsea

National Army Museum

Sat 26 Oct, 12 & 4pm - NAM

Follow an expert as he guides you through Chelsea's fascinating military history in a walking tour of Military Chelsea. Free admission. No booking required.

National Army Museum

Julian MacLaren-Ross radio play

National Army Museum

Sat 26 Oct, 2pm - NAM

An unmissable performance of the radio plays of Soho dandy and noir novelist Julian MacLaren-Ross, exploring his experiences in the Second World War.
Free admission. No booking required.

National Army Museum

Chelsea Festival 2013 Finale

Mozart and Britten

Sat 26 Oct, 7.30pm - St Luke's

Jeremy Summerly conducts the Chelsea Festival Orchestra and Chorus in a truly special performance of Mozart's dramatic Requiem and Britten's choral masterpiece, A Ceremony of Carols. £12 advance £15 on door. £5 students and under 18s.

Chelsea Festival Orchestra and Chorus

Thank you to our sponsors

for their generous support

SPONSORS Cadogan Estates, Chelsea Funeral Directors, Chelsea Society, Cluttons LLP, Harrods Estates, John D Wood & Co, Martin's Properties Ltd, National Army Museum, Pizza Express. For further information please contact Karen Morris on 020 7482 6635.

St Luke's

Thank you to our sponsors 3i

for their generous support

For further information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Karen Morris on 020 7482 6635 or email karen@brandmeetsbrand.com.

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Thank you to our patrons

for their generous support

PATRONS Rachel Bowron, Julia Collins, Michael Cox, John & Nicola Ellard, Andrew Greetham, Brian Leathard, Tim McKean, Jane Smith, R. Alexander Porter. For further information please contact Karen Morris on 020 7482 6635.

St Luke's

Thank you to our friends

for their generous support

FRIENDS Karren Morris, Alex Porter, Chelsea Academy Ambassadors, Vivien Tyler, Tracy Best, Alicia Hilliard, Wojciech Paczcowski, The clergy & wardens of St Luke's & Christ Church. For further information please contact Karen Morris on 020 7482 6635.

Chelsea Festival Orchestra and Chorus