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Adanac Support Sherborne Abbey Festival 1st - 5th May 2015

Published: 01 May, 2015

Now in it's sixteenth year Sherborne Abbey Festival is still run by voulunteers.  Reliant on local and national sponsorship and advertising, Adanac are pleased to be sponsoring this popular event. The Festival reaches out to all generations encouraging visitors from far and wide to come and enjoy concerts and to participate in workshops with professional musicians.

Adanac are sponsoring War Horse - Only Remembered, Friday 1st May at 8pm in Sherborne Abbey. Author Michael Morpurgo will be reading with songs performed by John Tams and Barry Coope. The closest of all adaptations of the book.

"And it's the version in which, as the reader of the story on stage, I am most involved. Every time I read it, with John and Barry's glorious music interwoven with the words, I feel as if I'm telling it for the first time, as if I was there, as the old soldier in the pub was, all those years ago." - Michael Morpurgo

"A captivating and poignant experience - read with so much expression by Michael, and the songs so simply presented, so familiar, taking on new life as an integral part of the story. By the end of the performance there was scarcely a dry eye in the audience." - Hector Gilchrist for

Michael Morpurgo will be available to speak to after the performance.

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