Festival planning well under way

Preparations are under way for the 30th anniversary of Oundle International Festival this summer.

Taking place from July 5 to 20 in a variety of venues in and around the town there will be a mix of classical music, opera and open air theatre.

Performances will vary from chamber music to festival choirs; organ recitals to 1920s jazz and, headlining the festival, internationally-renowned classical trumpeter Alison Balsom.

The Oundle Food Festival will kick off the festival on Saturday, July 5.

For details go to www.oundlefestival.org.uk.