Windsor Festival: 50th anniversary year

Windsor Festival: 50th anniversary year

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Windsor Festival. Founded by Yehudi Menuhin with the then Dean of Windsor, Robin Woods, as Chairman of the Festival, some of the very first concerts took place in St George’s Chapel.  The opening Evensong for this year’s Festival will take place on Sunday 15 September.

This year there will be two concerts in St George’s Chapel:

Thursday 19 September at 7.30pm.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with the choirs of St George’s Chapel & Eton College Chapel.

Elgar, Finzi and Vaughan Williams

Tuesday 24 September at 7.30pm.


Music includes pieces by Tallis, Allegri, Tavener, Rachmaninov, Holst and Harris.


Within the Castle walls and in town there are many events every day from 15 to 29 September.  For more information and to purchase tickets for the concerts, talks and walks please see  or  01753 743585 or in person at the Old Booking Hall in Windsor Royal shopping (10am-4pm).



The King's Free Chapel. The Chapel of the Most Honourable and Noble Order of the Garter. The Chapel of the College of St George.