Carew Jones

Mill Hill Music Festival 2013



Every alternate summer since 1995, North West London has become a magnet for some of the best music to be heard anywhere in the country. Held in various locations around Mill Hill, the Festival is organised by unpaid volunteers on a not-for-profit basis.

The last festival that took place was in 2013, showcasing a wide variety of music from local groups and musicians, such as our opening classical concert with the Holbrooke String Quartet at St Paul’s Church and Stewart Curtis’ K-Groove, a fantastic award winning Jewish music band who performed at the recently opened Allianz Park built on the site of the old Copthall Athletics Stadium.

Other highlights included a wonderful evening of jazz with the Bateman Brothers’ tribute to Louis ’Satchmo’ Armstrong. In a Festival first we had a very special evening from OperaUpClose who will be performed an English translation of Puccini’s La Bohème. The Festival ended with a big party evening of rockabilly music with The Polecats or The Mill Hillbillies as they were once known. The group returned to Mill Hill for their first hometown gig since 1979!

We would like to thank Mill Hill Music Complex for their sponsorship as well as Mill Hill Wines and our many friends and supporters for all their help in bringing this year's Music Festival together.