Grab your ticket for Flights of Fantasy

Ben Spiller, artistic director of 1623 theatre company
Ben Spiller, artistic director of 1623 theatre company

A concert will celebrate the art of storytelling through words and music.

Ben Spiller, the artistic director of 1623 Theatre Company, will link with Sinfonia Viva in Derby’s marketplace on June 9, at 6pm.

He will narrate passages fromShakespearean classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream alongside Mendelssohn’s score of the same name.

The Flights of Fantasy concert will be part of Derby Book Festival and the regional Grand Tour 2016 - a series of cultural exhibitions and events in Derbyshire inspired by 19th century European cultural travellers.

Tickets £10 or £8 (concessions). Call 01332 255800.