Ethel Smyth: Grasp the Nettle

Sunday 15 April – Private Performance

Tunbridge Wells
Wednesday 18 April – 7pm The Forum, The Common, Tunbridge Wells TN4 8YU,

Cumbria – Arts Out West Tour
Friday 20 April – Ireby
Saturday 21 April – Gosforth

Northumberland – Highlights Tour
Thursday 26 April – St Thomas Church Hall, Stanhope
Friday 27 April – Wreay Village Hall
Saturday 28 April – The Cheviot Centre, Wooler
Sunday 29 April – Lesbury Village Hall

Sandstone Ridge Festival, Chester
Sunday 20 May – Tattenhall – www.sandstoneridgefestival.co.uk

English Music Festival, Oxfordshire
Bank Holiday Monday 28 May – Silk Hall, Radley College

Thursday 21 June King’s Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4DB

London School of Economics
Wednesday 4 July – The Shaw Library, LSE, Holborn, London

Hitchin Festival
Saturday 7 July – Woodside Hall, Hitchin

Monday 16 July Cambridge Federation of Women’s Institutes

Wednesday 3 October – Milton Court Concert Hall, Silk Street, Barbican


Dorchester Arts
Friday 15 February Corn Exchange, High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1HF

Isle of Wight
Saturday 16 February Quay Arts, 15 Sea Street, Newport Harbour, Isle of Wight PO30 5BD

Kathleen Ferrier Whattalife! 2018

Church Stretton Arts Festival, Shropshire.
Wednesday 1 August – Church Stretton Arts Festival

Past Performances 2018

Ethel Smyth: Grasp the Nettle

1 February Redbridge Drama Centre, 
We were enraptured by the show. What a brilliant new play. What an outstanding actress!  I felt like I had met Ethel.  I would love to see it all again.” audience member

8 February Sterts Studio, Liskeard.
9 February The Acorn, Penzance.
10 February The Poly, Falmouth
“…a very powerful performance, fascinating character portrayed, and also the sensitive and skilled piano accompaniment.” Acorn Theatre Trustee

15 February Rayner Centre
“Another absolute triumph!  Your combined musical skills are tremendous.  Last night you gave us an extraordinary insight into the life and music of a truly remarkable woman.  It was magical, moving and totally engrossing.”  Nick Barnes Chairman & Programme Secretary, The Arts Society, South Cambs

Hemel Hempstead
3 March The Old Town Hall. “A tremendously thought provoking and moving show.  Lucy’s performance; such brilliant acting and her beautiful voice!” Audience member.

11 March Rhoda McGaw Theatre  “Grasp the Nettle was truly wonderful, dramatic, skillful, accomplished and overall simply rather brilliant. Thank you for opening my eyes to the talent and life of Ethel Smyth… an incredibly virtuosic, dynamic and engaging performance.” Dr. Amy Bebbington