ASMF & Inside Out Festival: Soho Sounds

17 August 2024 - 17 August 2024
St Anne's Gardens, Soho

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17 August 2024
St Anne's Soho 12.00 - 12.30
17 August 2024
St Anne's Soho 13.30 - 14.00

Soak up the sounds of Soho’s resident orchestra as they present an afternoon of classics in the grounds of St Anne’s Church. Groups of players from the Academy of St Martin in the Fields – one of the world’s greatest chamber orchestras – let their hair down for a party as part of Westminster Council’s Inside Out Festival with a mix of their favourite familiar classics and pieces you’ve never heard before. With the feeling of a garden party, this is the perfect opportunity to enjoy classical music from some of London’s finest musicians in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Pull up a deckchair and join the party in the gardens on Wardour Street from 12–4pm. No booking required, come and go as you please and free for anyone to enjoy, families and dogs on leads welcome! Coffee, tea and cakes from Sacred Grounds Soho


Get playing with our family music-making session and join in with us as we perform! Led by bassoonist Ruth Rosales, these fun playing and are suitable for children aged 5-12 accompanied by their parents/guardians. No musical experience necessary and all welcome – free but please book (see booking links above). 

12-12:30pm music-making session (aimed at ages 9-12)

12.30 – 1.15 Performance 

1:30-2pm music-making session (aimed at ages 5-8)

2.00-2.45pm Performance until 2:45pm

To ensure the music-making sessions have a balanced ratio of adults to children, please book a minimum and maximum amount of adult and child tickets:

  • A minimum ratio of 1 adult to 2 children
  • A maximum ratio of 2 adults to 1 child
  • You can book up to 3 child tickets per booking.

St Anne’s Church
55 Dean Street

Churchyard & Gardens: 55 Wardour Street