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Glad Rag Spectacular

CHRISTCHURCH Regent Centre welcomes back the Glad Rag Com­pany for Christmas Spectac­ular 2018, on stage from Wednes­day 19th to Monday 24th Decem­ber. This is the company’s seventh season at the theatre, where there will be six evening shows at 7pm, as well as 2pm matinees on Sat­urday, Sunday and Monday. This year’s show is once…

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Walking in the air at Poole

BOURNEMOUTH Symphony Or­ch­estra  and Poole’s Lighthouse have got together this Christmas to bring The Snowman and Little Red Riding Hood to their audiences on Sunday 16th December, at 3 and 7pm. Join the Snowman and James will be taking their magical journey through the winter sky in a special showing of the festive classic The…

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2-Tone hero in Frome

NEVILLE Staple brings his band to the Cheese and Grain in Frome on Friday 21st December, and the concert has a special significance for the 2-tone star. His grandson, Fidel, was fatally stabbed in Coventry on 1st Sept­em­ber.  Neville decided to honour his gig commitments, but to dedicate all his shows to Fidel’s memory and…

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Garwood at Haydon

MULTI-instrumentalist Duke Garwood comes to Haydon Chapel on Saturday 15th December for an intimate and atmospheric evening of dirty British blues. At the invitation of Russell Denman and Eleanor Goulding (Denman-Gould), Duke will be playing in their studio outside Sherborne. Known for his soulful, stripped-bare sound, unhurried grooves and desert slithers, long -time collaborator Mark…

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The Churchfitters pull a cracker

WITH a double bass made out of scrap metal, passionate vocals and foot-stomping fiddle, The Churchfitters bring their unique folk-rock style to Dorset for three performances on 14th to 16th December, with Artsreach, the county’s rural touring arts charity. The three virtuoso musicians from England and France are multi-talented multi-instrumentalists, playing flute, banjo, dulcimer, tin…

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Yulekulele at the Lighthouse

THE Ukulele Evangelists come to the Sherling Studio at Poole Light­house on Thursday 13th and Fri­day 14th December, with Yuleku­lele, described as a riotous comedy cabaret of outlandish live music, festive holiday hijinks and feral puppetry. The tweedy funksters starred at the Edinburgh Festival and won of the coveted Uke of Edinburgh award. Their Christmas…

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Maddy and the Carnival Band in Wimborne

MADDY Prior’s ever popular seasonal outing with the Carnival Band, Carols and Capers, comes to the Tivoli Theatre in Wimborne on Saturday 15th December. Maddy has been the voice of folk in the UK for decades, and her energy is legendary. As The Guardian’s critic recently wrote “ Her voice is clear as a bell.  It…

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Thea Gilmore at the EP

THEA Gilmore comes to the Electric Palace at Bridport on Friday 7th December as part of her acoustic Christmas Party tour. Since releasing her debut as a teenager nearly 20 years ago, the Cheshire-based singer-songwriter has gained global acclaim for making music of extraordinary beauty and rare honesty and insight. In 2009 Thea released Strange…

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Stand for the Mad Dog

WHEN Mad Dog Mcrea comes to Dorchester Corn Exchange on Friday 7th December it’s standing room only for the energetic audience. The band returns by popular demand, bringing the unique mix of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music. From self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional songs…

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