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First Light Festival
23 June 2024

SMART is delighted to have been invited to form an ensemble to perform at this year's First Light Festival. 

The Festival takes place in the beautiful setting of Lowestoft's beach, warmly welcoming those from down the road and across the world to celebrate a unique place at a very special time: the first sunrise of midsummer in the UK’s most easterly town. First Light Festival’s outdoor weekend programme is free, unticketed and for all.

SMART will be bringing together two ensembles made up of SMART members: a string quartet featuring Helen Burton and Noel Vine on violin, violist Vikki Richards and cellist (and SMART Co-Chair) Becci Reidy. In addition, a wind quartet made up of Harry Palmer on clarinet, alto sax player (and SMART Co-Chair) Vicky James, Marie Young on tenor sax and Braith Bryant on bari sax, will finish the set from SMART. 

Our ensembles are performing on the Kensington Gardens Stage at 10:45 on Sunday 23 June.

Set lists are being finalised, and rehearsals organised, so come along to support SMART and soak up the festival atmosphere.

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