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Musical showcases at the Corn Exchange

STUDENTS from Thomas Hardye School in Dorchester will perform two Musical Showcases, on Thurs­day 22nd and Wednesday 28th February at Dorchester Corn Exchange, starting at 1pm This concert series of solo performances will be given by sixth-form A-level Music students. Audiences will hear a classical singer as well as solos on electric guitar, oboe, trombone…

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Believing in Unicorns – and take a book

WIZARD comes to Poole’s Light­house on 23rd and 24th February with a family show, I Believe in Unicorns. Aimed at audiences aged six and older, the show is on stage at 11am both days, and at 1.30pm on Fri­day and 2pm on Saturday as well. The story was created by award-winning children’s author Michael Morpurgo,…

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Polar Bears Go UP at the egg

YOUNG theatregoers are invited to Bath’s egg from 21st to 25th February, to join two intrepid polar bears on an exciting adventure. Aimed at audiences aged from two to five and their families, there are eight daytime shows during the visit. The bears have lost their balloon and need to get it back, so there’s…

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Roll up for the puppet circus

NOISY Oyster welcomes the DaSilva Marionette Circus to the Lyric in Bridport on Saturday 17th February, with two performances at 11am and 3pm. The company brings 16 beautiful hand-crafted puppets to town for the show. Watch as they perform aerial acrobatics on the flying trapeze, spectacular cycling stunts, trampolining ups and downs and much more….

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Noggin the Nog on stage

THIRD Party brings its new show The Sagas of Noggin the Nog to Dorchester Corn Exchange on Sunday 11th February at 2.30pm, the final south west date on its extensive UK spring tour. It’s a show for everyone in the family and for fans of Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin’s classic stories. Viking storytellers recreate…

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Poole Peter and the rocking Wolf

GOBLIN Theatre brings its latest production, Peter and Wolf, to the Sherling Studio at Poole’s Light­house on Saturday 10th March, at 11am and 2pm. The show is suitable for anyone aged four and older. Combining imaginative puppetry, physical comedy and fun interaction, Peter and the Wolf features music created live with a variety of instruments…

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Artsreach has Dorset covered for half term

SEVEN villages across Dorset will host half term entertainment and activities for children during half term, from 12th to 16th February, thanks to the county’s rural touring charity Artsreach. Last October, more than 300 children and their families enjoyed some brilliant performances, and this term’s line-up is similarly exciting with storytelling, live music and stunning…

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First family concert of 2018

THE Mini BSO invites all the family to come and meet mystical creatures at Poole’s Lighthouse from 11.15am on Saturday 10th February. The Mystical Creations and Myth­ical Tales concert will explore imaginary creatures and myths through music. Listen out for whooshing wizards, glistening ghosts and creepy creatures from the deep blue sea. The family concert…

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A Little Angel of a Wolf

THE newest Little Angel Theatre show, Red Riding Hood and the Wolf,  makes the first of four stops in the south and west at Salberg Studio at Salisbury Playhouse on Friday and Saturday 2nd and 3rd February. Written by Jon Barton, its an edgy look at the familiar tale. It’s bedtime, and Robyn is tucked…

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Dribbling on Lighthouse Dragon

THE only chance to see The People’s Theatre’s stage adaptation of Don’t Dribble on the Dragon is at Poole’s Lighthouse on Saturday 3rd February, at 2.30pm – the only stop in the south and west. Don’t Dribble on the Dragon is a spectacular musical adventure about growing up and the importance of family. Aimed at…

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