Battle Festival 2016 – Calendar Released

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Our exciting programme of events  for October 2016 is now available to view on our Calendar page.
It’s going to be a BIG month!
10,000 copies of our printed programme are now being distributed and will be widely available throughout 1066 Country, East & West Sussex and Kent. Pick up a copy and plan an exciting October.
Tickets will be on sale here from Monday 1st August, via our box office, and from Farrago and The Crafty Norman in Battle.

More events will be listed shortly, watch this space…


The Battle of Hastings – it happened here….
right here in the heart of BATTLE in 1066!

-2And Battle Festival will mark this momentous date in history with a major new opera, PUSH, commissioned from internationally acclaimed composer Howard Moody. We’ll bring you Glyndebourne musicians and soloists, we’ll add musicians from major orchestras including the London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic, and we’ll throw into the mix a choir of 300 adults and children from across 1066 Country.

At the World Premiere of PUSH at the De La Warr Pavilion on 1st October, we’ll show you colliding cultures, we’ll celebrate diversity, and we’ll embrace togetherness. The outcome will be our combined legacy to future generations in Battle and 1066 Country.  Tickets are now on sale from the De La Warr Pavilion.

Think BIG

Think World Class

Think Battle!

then expect the unexpected…

and remember:
events in Battle have the power to change the course of history and shape the future.

Find out more on our News page


Powerful new opera explores themes of invasion, loss and the redeeming power of human goodness

A World Premiere specially commissioned for Battle Festival 2016 and the ROOT 1066 International Festival in partnership with Glyndebourne and the De La Warr Pavilion

Beautiful Battle! Thanks for sharing @jonathanworking https://t.co/uWTe01OFRF

The #BattleFestival 2016 programme is now available at many outlets in Battle - let us know if you'd like a stock. https://t.co/bAvQWoCA7s