Magic, myth and music with Adverse Camber

ADVERSE Camber, a uniquely talented group of musical storytellers, turn their attention to ancient Wales for their new show, Dreaming The Nightfield, which they will be performing at Poole’s Lighthouse Sherling studio on Wednesday 22nd November. It is an extraordinary performance, that draws the audience into living landscapes and the night sky,  evoking a magical,…

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Sunjay’s back

YOUNG singer and songwriter Sunjay is on the road again, after another stint in the Buddy Holly tour, and he comes to Ringwood Folk Club on 28th November on his cross-country tour. He has played the title role in Simon Fielder’s travelling theatre show of Buddy Holly and The Cricketers. Now concentrating on building his…

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Rural life on film at Salisbury

THE second programme from Britain on Film on tour, Rural Life, will be shown at Salisbury Arts Centre in a dementia friendly screening on Wednesday 22nd November at 11am. The film is an evocative exploration of the British countryside, showing the diverse and beautiful landscapes of all the home nations. It takes audiences down the…

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Pavilion Dance premiere for Sylvie Guillem film

PAVILION Dance South West is presenting the UK premiere of a dance film featuring the greatest dancer of her generation, Sylvie Guillem, on Thursday 23rd November. Sur Le Fil/On the Edge, directed by Françoise Ha Van. provides a close-up insight into Sylvie Guillem’s glittering career as a star dancer from the classical ballet through to…

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Variety is back and it’s Slightly Fat!

IF you thought variety was old hat, prepare to be surprised and vastly entertained when Slightly Fat Features bring their Slightly Fat Show to Dorchester Arts at the Corn Exchange on Saturday 25th November at 8pm. Slightly Fat Features are a rabble rousing troupe of seven extraordinarily talented gentlemen who proudly pioneer variety, giving this…

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The Levelling at Westlands and South Petherton

THE environmental arts charity Common Ground and Somerset-based film project WhereWestBegins have got together for an event at Yeovil’s new Westlands entertainments venue on Sunday 19th November. The main focus of the evening will be the screening of The Levelling, a feature-length drama about the Somerset floods, but the evening will begin with a showcase…

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Two pipers and four gigs for Skerryvore

VOTED the Scottish Traditional Music Live Act of 2016, Skerry­vore returns to England, starting the south western leg at Bristol Thekla on 19th November, and calling in at Exeter Phoenix on 20th, Yeovil Octagon on 22nd and Salisbury Arts Centre on 23rd November. The band started as a four-piece with their roots on the tiny…

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Partition talk at Tollard Royal

BARNEY White-Spunner, a retired senior officer who has been described as “the very model of a modern major general,” gives the next in the series of Tollard Talks, organised by Paddy Seymour at the barn at Tollard House, Tollard Royal, on Friday 24th November. Now the executive chairman of the Countryside Alliance, LtGen Barney White-Spunner…

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Open House premiere at the Ustinov

GREG Hicks and Lindsey Camp­bell return to Bath’s Ustinov Studio on Thursday 23rd Novem­ber in the UK premiere of Open House, the award-winning Ameri­can comedy by Will Eno. Michael Boyd directs this wildly subversive and darkly hilarious take on the archetypal family drama. Son and daughter have come home to celebrate Mother and Father’s wedding…

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Joglaresa and the roots of Iberian song

THE Enchantress of Seville is the title of Joglaresa’s next concert at Dorchester Corn Exchange, on Sunday 26th November at 2.30pm. Following their visit to Dorchester last Christmas, the ensemble returns to explore the roots of Iberian song. Led by Belinda Sykes, the groundbreaking medieval music group will perform motets from the Convent of Las…

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