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Exciting future for Yeovil Octagon

YEOVIL’S Octagon Theatre, which has provided the launchpad for many professional careers in theatre, music and dance, as well as bringing a huge variety of performances to audiences across the region, will be enlarged and improved in a £23m expansion, approved in principle by South Somerset District Councillors. The scheme includes a new circle of…

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Change at the top at Wiltshire Music Centre

THERE has been a change at the top of the management at Wiltshire Music Centre in Bradford on Avon. Maud Saint-Sardos has stepped down as chief executive and the current artistic director James Slater has taken over as interim chief executive until a public recruitment process in 2021. Miss Saint-Sardos, who joined in WMC in…

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Ninebarrow band online gig

FANS of Dorset’s talented Ninebarrow folk duo were looking forward to a planned spring tour for the new Ninebarrow Band, but the coronavirus put a stop to it. Now they can enjoy the five-strong line-up online, playing a gig recorded live at Poole’s Lighthouse arts centre, at 7pm on Saturday 12th December. BBC Folk Award…

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Carrivick Sisters join local musicians at Wiltshire Music Centre

TALENTED folk star twin sisters Charlotte and Laura Carrivick head the line-up for a free community concert to mark the reopening of Wiltshire Music Centre, at Bradford-on-Avon, from noon to 4pm on Saturday 26th September.The concert will celebrate the local musical community, with performances by many of the ensembles and groups who regularly rehearse and…

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Live at David Hall

THE David Hall at South Petherton reopened on Friday 11th September, and tge next live gig brings  locally based singer and songwriter, Julian Dawson (left),  on Saturday 3rd October. Full details of all upcoming events can be found on the website – www.thedavidhall.org.uk

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Young musicians play for the Ath

FOUR talented young musicians who live in or have connections with Warminster are taking part in concerts to raise funds for the historic Athenaeum theatre, on 26th and 27th September. The concert has been put together to showcase some of the talented artists who started their careers at the Ath and who now wish to…

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Playhouse reopens with six week season 

SALISBURY Playhouse will re-open in October with a socially-distanced six-week season of theatre, dance, music and live screenings, running between 14th October and 21st November. To follow government guidelines for indoor performances and social distancing, the capacity of the main house will be reduced from 512 to 148, with audiences sitting in their household bubbles…

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