Annual Oundle festival starts this weekend

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The Oundle International Festival begins on Saturday, returning for its 13th year.

The festival begins on July 5 with The Battle Proms and runs until Sunday, July 20.

The Battle Proms takes place at Burghley House, in Stamford, and begin at 4.30pm.

It will feature music with choreographed aerial displays, cannon fire, a cavalry displays and fireworks.

There will also be a range of First World War-themed additions.

Tickets for the event cost £35 for adults.

Current BBC Radio 2 Youth Band of the Year, Youth Brass 2000, will play at the Oundle School Chapel on Sunday at 4pm.

Flora Curzon and Piotr Jordan will then be performing at 6pm on Wednesday, July 9, at 8pm in the town’s Yarrow Gallery.

Tickets for both performances cost £10. Alison Balsom (pictured)and David Goode perform on Friday, July 11. For full details of all performances, visit