helmdon festival

and.... the New Headline act

Announcing the new headline act to open the Helmdon Festival in the Reading Room on August 29th @ 19:30 – The Joanna Eden Band

Joanna Eden’s band combines the energy and rhythmic virtuosity of Latin music with the intimacy and honesty of Eden’s original songs. They have supported The Buena Vista Social Club, Omara Portundo, Jamie Cullum and Van Morrison.

Bassist – Andres Lafone (Airto Moriera, Snowboy, Matt Bianco)
Percussionist – Carlos Fuentes (John Williams, Juan De Marcos Gonzalez)
Multi-Instrumentalist – Gerry Hunt (Loose Tubes, King Salsa, Robert Pia)

“Melody, mystery& bite” Mojo, “Seek her out!” Sir Michael Parkinson,”The reason I sing” Sam Smith, “Seriously talented vocalist” Jazz Journal

What's happening on the day?...

We are looking forward to welcoming you all to the Helmdon Festival – postponed but not forgotten!  Now happening on Monday 30th August

The live performance by the Joanna Eden Band kicks off the festival on Sunday 29th August @ 7:30pm  – tickets to attend in person are still available at £16 but selling fast  – contact us, or call the box office on 01295 768922 to order yours.

The Festival itself will now kick off at 2pm on August 3oth across three venues:

  • The Reading Room 
  • The School Playing Field 
  • The Fat Landlord