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Lapwing Festival 2019 Launch

Tickets are now on sale for the fourth Lapwing Festival at Cuckmere Haven, in support of the campaign to save our iconic Coastguard Cottages. This year’s festival will again be held in a cosy, acoustic marquee with stunning views of the cottages, Cuckmere Valley and the white cliffs of the Seven Sisters. Our line-up includes…

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Lapwing Festival 2017 has launched!

We are thrilled to launch the second Lapwing Music Festival, taking place from September 8-10 this year at 5 Coastguard Cottages, Cuckmere Haven. Our four soloists this year include: Dr. Cheng Yu, a traditional Chinese instrument specialist Ignacio Prego, an internationally renowned harpsichordist, performing J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations Maria Martinez, a stunning Spanish cellist Special guest, Seckou…

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Lapwing 2016 a huge success!

The Lapwing Music Festival, held for the first time at the Cuckmere Haven Coastguard Cottages on August 5-7 this year, was a stunning success. Featured artists includedJoseph Tawadros, a multi-award winning virtuoso oud player and composer, Liam Byrne, professor of viola da gamba at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, John Crockatt, violinist and a member…

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Lapwing Festival launches today

We are so excited to have begun the Lapwing Music Festival with yesterday evening’s beautiful performance by Liam Byrne, professor of viola da gamba at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. It’s a glorious sunny day here at Cuckmere Haven. Sales for the festival have been a great success, with at least 20 tickets…

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The Lapwing Festival is nearly ready to launch!

After a few weeks of creative thinking and planning the newest festival in East Sussex is almost ready to go public! The Lapwing Music Festival is held as a sister event of Celebrate Cuckmere, a festival from 2011 which brought together professional and amateur visual artists from around the region in exhibitions to reflect on the…

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