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D'Oyly Carte Music Festival

14th, 15th & 16 June 2024

General Information

After the extraordinary success of the 2024 D'Oyly Carte Island Summer Concerts this event will be returning in 2025. 

This mystical private island near Weybridge, 30 minutes from central London, will host a range of music performances as part of its annual Summer Music Concerts.

Picnic on the lawns with a range of food and drink offered by vendors whilst wondering around this iconic island with its rich heritage in music, culture and entertaining.

  Tickets are limited.

 Live music performances from the stage on the East Garden terrace.

  Viewing/listening from picnic areas on East & West Gardens.

  Access to D’Oyly’s the islands exclusive café, bar, creperie.

In 1890 Richard & Helen D’Oyly Carte built a 13-bedroom boutique hotel on their private island on the Thames near Weybridge for guests of the Savoy Hotel and the Savoy Theatre to visit for weekends of food, drink and entertainment.

 

The likes of Sir Arthur Sullivan, WS Gilbert, Oscar Wilde, JM Barrie (Peter Pan) and many others visited the island. So popular were these music events that locals sat on the mainland riverbanks to enjoy the music being performed on the island. 

In June 2024 D’Oyly Carte Island will embrace the islands history with a festival of food drink and entertainment.

  • Open D’Oyly Carte Island on14th, 15th & 16th June  between 10am and 10pm limited to 1,000 people a day.
     

  • Every day will include two live music concerts a day (lunch and evening).

 

  • Food and drink including hog roast, Pimm’s bar, strawberries and cream, cocktails, wines and beers.

 

  • Island guests will relax on the lawns and enjoy the music, food and drink.

 

  • Live performances from the east garden terrace with speakers on the west garden and at D’Oyly’s.
     

  • On the island will be 50 talented arts and crafts creatives displaying their products from stalls around the island.

Download our Music Festival flyer for more information

D'Oyly Carte Music festival

Richard D'Oyly Carte built the iconic house in 1890, was the business partner of the infamous Gilbert & Sullivan, as well as the owner of London's 5* hotels, including the Savoy, Claridge's and the Connaught. 

 

D'Oyly Carte Island was the weekend retreat for the great, good and talented to be entertained and to entertain.

History

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