Brasted is a village in Kent situated on the A25 between the Towns of
Westerham and Sevenoaks.
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Twenty-five years ago, in 1992, St.
Martin’s Church was re-opened for services after being rebuilt
following the devastating fire of 1989.
The twenty-fifth anniversary is being celebrated with an organ
recital to be held on Saturday 2nd December at 7.30pm, and the
church is delighted that it is to be given by James McVinnie,
international recital organist and former Assistant Organist of
Organist James McVinnie has collaborated with some of the world’s
leading composers, producers and performers from classical,
contemporary, popular and experimental music. Nico Muhly, Tom
Jenkinson/Squarepusher, Martin Creed (winner of the 2001 Turner
Prize), Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire), David Lang (winner of the
2008 Pulitzer Prize in music) and Bryce Dessner (The National) have
written works for him. Recent highlights have included a solo
recital at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles and a
subsequent concerto debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under
Esa Pekka Salonen in the LA Phil’s Reykjavík Festival.
He also led the first performance of ‘Music in 12 Parts’ by Philip
Glass by anyone other than the composer’s own Ensemble at London’s
Barbican Centre. His recent collaboration with Tom Jenkinson (Squarepusher)
was presented at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam by the Holland Festival
in June 2017. Future projects include a commissioning project with
the CRASH ensemble, a solo marathon recital of music by Philip Glass
at the Paris Philharmonie and a collaboration with the electronic
music duo Darkstar, a new concerto by Nico Muhly with the LA
Philharmonic in their 2017/18 season as well as a return to
Glyndebourne in 2018 to perform on stage concertos in Barrie Kosky’s
production of Handel’s ‘Saul’.
St Martin's Brasted announces the
formation of a Heritage Trust
We are delighted to announce the
formation of the St Martin's Brasted Heritage Trust.
Inspired by and with the help of the St Mary's Westerham Heritage
Trust, which has successfully increased the engagement by and the
support of the wider Westerham community for St Mary's Church, the
new Trust aims to emulate this success in Brasted by making more use
of our wonderful church for community events and activities.
We now have an interim committee in place to see us through the
formative stages of the Trust as we establish a constitution, a set
of aims and objectives and develop an action plan to take us through
the first twelve months including applying for the Trust to gain
We are pleased that Sarah White has agreed to act as Chair for the
Trust committee, with Karina Jackson as Vice Chair. In addition, Ian
Basden-Smith, Terry Hope, Richard Lance, Roger Rogowski and Micaela
West have all agreed to take up positions on the committee. The
Reverend Linda Green will be President of the Trust.
Other Brasted residents are welcome to support the development of
the Trust in whatever capacity they feel able. Anyone who would like
to know more about the Trust with a view to taking an active role in
this exciting project should contact Sarah in the first instance at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Brasted, Westerham & Sundridge Youth Club
Toys Hill early 1920's
21.08.09 3 Parishes Festival Thursday 24th
September to Sunday 11th October 2009
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19.04.09 Walking in Brasted in pictures
08.03.09 Brasted Flood Alleviation Scheme
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