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Relaxing with the music

MUSIC is a universal language, as the musicians from Bournemouth Sym­­ph­ony Orchestra know. They have organised a relaxed Tea Time Classics concert at Poole’s Lighhouse on Sunday 23rd April at 3pm, inviting concert-goers with autistic spectrum conditions, those with sensory, communication or learning difficulties and anyone who would benefit from a less formal environment. The…

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Pinocchio in Poole with Jasmin

THE Jasmin Vardimon Company visits Poole’s Lighthouse on Tuesday 18th April for a family performance of Pinocchio, arranged in conduction with Pavilion Dance South West. Starting at 7pm,  this wonderful adventure features a cast of multi-talented dancers who will guide the audience through the story of Pinocchio, a naughty wooden marionette who lies a lot,…

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Dancing to the Octagon

YEOVIL’S Octagon Theatre has a strong reputation for its dance programming, and two treats are in store in the coming weeks. On Sunday 23rd April, The Dance Factory brings its Dance, Dance, Dance showcase to the theatre at 7pm, raising funds for the Yeovil Community Arts Association. And on Sunday 30th April, Ballet Theatre UK…

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Dick and Dom, live at the Octagon

CHILDREN’S TV favourites Dick and Dom come to the Octagon in Yeovil on Easter Saturday 15th April for two family shows, at 2pm and 6pm. They promise to get the whole family on its feet, but the warning is that you might just get messy!  So dress appropriately and gon and enjoy the fun of…

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Easter egg for the holidays

THERE’S plenty to keep kids of all ages entertained over the Easter holidays at Bath’s egg – the dedicated family space at the Theatre Royal. From Tuesday 18th to Sunday 23rd April, the egg and Bristol’s  Wardrobe Ensemble team up for nine performances of Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk, a swashbuckling adventure served  with…

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There once was an ugly swanling

WILTSHIRE Music Centre at Bradford on Avon welcomes Michael Loader and his gang on Sunday 9th April at 3pm, for an interactive show for the family. The Ugly Swanling is devised for younger children and their parents, and tells the story of a young swan as she tries to find her true home. Disaster! Enemies!…

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Flying to the stars

BRISTOL-based Wardrobe Ensemble travels to The Drum studio theatre in Plymouth to perform The Star Seekers from Tuesday 4th to Saturday 8th April. Have you ever dreamed of flying to the moon, meeting an alien or becoming an astronaut? Join The Wardrobe Ensemble on a journey through the stars, inspired by our childhood wonder of…

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At Shaftesbury

MEMBERS of the Anything but Ordinary junior company perform the musical Annie at Shaftesbury Arts Centre on Friday 31st March at 6.30m and Saturday 1st April at 2 and 6.45pm. No futher details have been given. The week at the Bell Street venue continues with a visit from Misbehavin’ the popular jazz, music theatre and…

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Roll-up for the circus with Charlie Chaplin

THE Circus is coming to Wincanton with Charlie Chaplin on 1st April (no, it’s not a joke) – for a fun afternoon of circus skills and a screening of one of the greatest silent films. The event, the first of the new Where West Begins neighbourhood cinema programme, is at Wincanton Town Hall from 2.30…

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Sandwiches for the family

NEW Perspectives brings its latest show. The Giant Jam Sandwich, to the Salberg Studio at Salisbury Playhouse for two performances on Saturday 25th March. Set in the quiet village of Itching Down, it’s all about what happens when four million wasps turn up.  Picknickers panic, farmers stop haymaking and no-one knows what to do…. Until…

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