13 Aug 2006. The beautiful grounds of Marble Hill House in Richmond once again host Londons Jazz Cafs annual summer picnic, featuring the funky afro-beat sounds of Nigerias Femi Kuti & the Positive Force, as well as North Londons popular six-piece electronica group, Zero 7. Other bands in the all-day line-up include afro-Cuban jazz ensemble Snowboy & the Latin Section, LA Funk crew Breakestra, Jazz-tronica specialists Koop and French retro-rock musicians Nouvelle Vague. The main stage is set up on the sloping lawns between the 18th century Palladian villa and the Thames. Spectators are encouraged to bring a picnic hamper. Admission 40.40-35. Gates open at 13.30.
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Jazz at Marble Hill.
Marble Hill House is on Richmond Road in Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 2NL. By British Rail to St Margarets Station then a 4-minute walk north, or to Twickenham railway station and a 13-minute walk east. Tel. +44 (0)870 0603777