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The pigeon’s revenge

LITTON Cheney and Stalbridge village halls are both hosting open-air performances of a circus-style entertainment, Lucky Pigeons, by Brainfools, on Saturday 13th August at 6pm and Sunday 14th at 2pm. A young businessman struggles with the demands of city life and, after losing his job, takes his frustrations out on a group of pigeons. Karma…

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All of Wells a stage

BANDSTANDS, the Cathedral Green, the Rotunda Theatre on Wells Rec and Cedars Hall at Wells Cathedral School are all hosting events in this year’s Wells Theatre Festival, back for four packed days from Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th June. The programme has something for everyone, from fun puppet shows for tinies to Shakespeare, from circus…

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Living Tree at The Egg

DISCOVER a Forest of Imagination as the Living Tree comes to The Egg at Bath Theatre Royal, transforming the space into a fun-filled woodland and maze for children and families This fantastical outdoor-indoor installation returns to The Egg from Saturday 18th June to Sunday 3rd July giving children, families and visitors of all ages the…

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Academy takes the stage

BATH Theatre Academy is taking to the stage at the Theatre Royal’s Egg for a three week residence from Thursday 12th May to Saturday 28th, ending with a production of Sondheim’s darkly comic musical, Sweeney Todd. The residency by The Egg’s in-house training school starts with a double bill featuring It Snows and The Wardrobe,…

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New outdoor shows for Artsreach

THE summer 2022 programme for Artsreach, Dorset’s rural touring charity, brings some new names to the local outdoor theatre scene, including the hilarious Three Inch Fools, who delighted audiences at Stourhead last year, and open air circus company Brainfools. The summer programme, running from May to August features 11 productions visiting 14 communities, offering from…

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Ernie starts a new journey

BRISTOL-based Clementines Live Arts are coming to Taunton’s Brewhouse theatre on 20th and 21st April, with a new version of their circus theatre adventure, Ernie’s Journey, with two performances daily at 11.15am and 1pm. A young boy sets off one day to become a pirate. He will never make it! Or will he? He discovers…

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Hamelin reinvented

A DEVISED contemporary version of the 700-year old legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin comes to the Egg at Theatre Royal Bath, from Tuesday 12th to Thursday 14th April. The production, by Theatre Royal Bath Theatre School, directed by Jenny Davies, reimagines Hamelin as a police drama, brought to the stage with a cast…

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