Shelton with Hardwick and Hempnall Schools’ Federation host mini music festival

Children from Hempnall and Shelton with Hardwick Primary Schools hold a music festival on the school

Children from Hempnall and Shelton with Hardwick Primary Schools hold a music festival on the school field.Dexter Cann and Cameron Keeler getting ready to perform on stage.Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

A group of primary school pupils have celebrated their musical skills and hosted their very own mini festival.

Children from Hempnall and Shelton with Hardwick Primary Schools hold a music festival on the school

Children from Hempnall and Shelton with Hardwick Primary Schools hold a music festival on the school field.The Violinists perform on stage.Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

On Wednesday, June 6, youngsters from Hempnall Primary School and Shelton with Hardwick Community School, welcomed musicians from Norfolk Music Hub and Long Stratton High School to their second annual Proms in the Woods event.

Children from Hempnall and Shelton with Hardwick Primary Schools hold a music festival on the school

Children from Hempnall and Shelton with Hardwick Primary Schools hold a music festival on the school field.Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Under sunny skies pupils gathered in the grounds of Shelton school for picnic accompanied by an afternoon of performances from the school's choirs and pupils currently learning instruments along side musicians from Norfolk Music Hub musicians.

Children from Hempnall and Shelton with Hardwick Primary Schools hold a music festival on the school

Children from Hempnall and Shelton with Hardwick Primary Schools hold a music festival on the school field.Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

On Twitter the Federation tweeted: 'We had a brilliant day today at Proms in the Wood at Shelton! Huge congratulations to all the pupils of Shelton and Hempnall schools - you made us very proud today.'

Children from Hempnall and Shelton with Hardwick Primary Schools hold a music festival on the school

Children from Hempnall and Shelton with Hardwick Primary Schools hold a music festival on the school field.Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Federation head teacher Laura Jestico said the day was all about celebrating music and success adding: 'It was a lovely afternoon with all the children getting to show off their talents.'


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