The Wokingham Paper

Whiteknights Ensemble's concert will help new Twyford-based dementia charity

Whiteknights Ensemble
The Whiteknights Ensemble

A CHARITY concert will help a Twyford charity that has just been launched.

Members of the Whiteknights Ensemble will perform the group’s fifth concert at Leighton Park School in Shinfield on Sunday, March 8, from 7pm.

The programme includes Early Hungarian Dances by Ferenc Farkas, and Maurice Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin.

The chamber group comprises musicians from local orchestras and is based in Earley.

It takes its name from Whiteknights Park, which is now the campus for the University of Reading.

A spokesperson said: “Our aim is to bring chamber music to a wider audience while raising money – nearly £2,000 so far – for small, local charities in and around Reading.

“For this concert, we will be raising money for Understanding Dementia, a new charity based in Twyford which promotes a clearer understanding of dementia by running training for care workers, health professionals and family carers.”

For more details, or to book tickets, log on to

Related posts

IN THE COMMUNITY: Wokingham Lions Club and Wokingham Theatre

Phil Creighton

INTERVIEW: The Neasden Queen of Soul Mari Wilson is hoping for sun at this weekend’s Rewind Festival

Gemma Davidson

Create art for new lockdown-inspired exhibition at South Hill Park

Phil Creighton
0 0 vote
Article Rating
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x