An informal afternoon concert for garden visitors to enjoy at no extra charge. Taking place in the casita from 2pm to 3pm.
The Somerset Russets are a group of West Country musicians (strings, woodwind, squeezeboxes and a touch of brass). The Russets combine words and music to recreate the sound and spirit of the village bands of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Playing in three or four part harmony, they draw on the old tunes as well as a few modern ones, punctuated with readings – sometimes moving, sometimes hilarious – to tell the story of the players whose music provided the soundtrack to the life of English villages.