Jazz supergroup to perform at Bedales School

Posted on 22nd January 2012

Bedales is delighted to welcome BLINQ, a supergroup of top solo vocalists with a truly international jazz pianist and Mercury Prize nominee 2011, to play in concert at The Olivier Theatre on Monday 24 January at 8pm.

The launch of BLINQ, comprising Brendan Reilly, Liane Carroll, Ian Shaw and Natalie Williams (vocals) and Gwilym Simcock (piano), at Ronnie Scott’s in August 2011 had critics savouring their superlatives. The festival programmers of Cologne, Hamburg and Montreux were advised to book without delay. Tickets are £14 and £12 for concessions, and are available from the theatre on 01730 711511 or by emailing tickets@bedales.org.uk.

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Bedales School is one of the UK's top independent private co-education boarding schools. Bedales comprises three schools situated in Steep, near Petersfield, Hampshire: Dunannie (ages 3–8), Dunhurst (ages 8–13) and Bedales itself (ages 13–18). Established in 1893 Bedales School puts emphasis on the Arts, Sciences, voluntary service, pastoral care, and listening to students' views. Bedales is acclaimed for its drama, theatre, art and music school. The Headmaster is Keith Budge.