We’ve brought together an impressive list of renowned guest speakers and World Class musicians such as James Rhodes, Mark Padmore, Simon Lepper, Trevor Pinnock CBE and Sacconi String Quartet to the event. We also have many supporters as Patrons of the festival.

Festival and Langton Song Centre Patrons


James Rhodes

Tom Hancox

Tim Ramsey

Judith Weir CBE

Annette Servadei

Simon Lepper

Dan Tomkinson

Amelia Rose-Hamilton

Dr. Jonathan Barnes

Nicola Wydenbach


Festival Team

Mrs Emily Renshaw-Kidd MMus, Director of Music (Festival Director)  

Email Contact: erenshawkidd@thelangton.kent.sch.uk

Mr Richard Navarro-Pollott

Mrs Kim Collman

Mrs Lucy Gove

Dr Elizabeth Rushton

Dr. Sam Bailey


people Kent Talks Music