Our AGM followed by a talk by Mark Kershaw on the History of the Proms
A pay bar and free nibbles will be available from 7pm. The talk will start after the AGM at approximately 8pm
The BBC Promenade Concerts are famous throughout the world as a celebration bringing the best classical music to a wide ranging audience.
Few know that the “Proms” had been attracting music lovers for over 25 years before the BBC was even in existence!
Mark Kershaw, who has directed many Promenade Concerts for BBC TV, tells the story of why the ”Proms” were started, why so named, how the BBC became involved and traces the proms history from the C19th to the C21st