The Arts Diary

What’s on stage and screen in Dorset and Somerset, Wiltshire, Devon, Hampshire and beyond, from Friday 18th  to Thursday 31st October 2019

 

Friday 18 October

BATH, Theatre Royal, Martin Shaw in Gaslight, to Sat, Sat mat: the egg, Second Hand Dance in Touch, from 4 months to 4 years, to Mon, day times.
Forum, What’s Love Got to Do With It, tribute.
Rondo, George Egg in Moveable Feast, comedy with food, 7.30.
Mission, Downpour in Macbeth, and Sat, 7.30.
Chapel Arts, Jo Harman Trio, 8.

BOURNEMOUTH, Pavilion, Romesh Ranganathan, comedy.
Pavilion Dance, Vincent Dance Theatre in Virgin Territory, dance and film installation.
BIC, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly and Band, The UK Holographic tour.
Shelley Theatre, Rocketman, Moviola film, 11am and 8pm.
The Anvil, Larkins.
Old Fire Station, Pearl Jam UK.

BRIDGWATER, Arts Centre, Tim Bonser and David Luke, 7.30.

BRIDPORT, Arts Centre, Bridport Prize Judges, 7pm.

BRISTOL, Old Vic, Cyrano, to 16 Nov: Weston Studio, Adinfinitum in Extraordinary Wall of Silence, and Sat.
Tobacco Factory, Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory in Much Ado About Nothing, to 9 Nov: Spielman Studio, David Edgar in Trying it On, to Sun.
St George’s, Nadiya Hussain, Finding My Voice, 7.30.
Folk House, Rising Up Peterloo 2019.

BROCKENHURST, Village Hall, Rocketman, Moviola film.

BUCKLAND IN THE MOOR, Community Hall, Zulu Tradition, song and dance, 7.30. ViA

COLYTON, Village Hall, Fisherman’s Friends, Moviola film.

CORSHAM, Pound Arts, Keisha Thompson in Man on the Moon, storytelling, 7.30.

DARTMOOR AND EXMOOR, Two Moors Festival, to Sun.

DUNSTER, Village Hall, Colette, Moviolaa film.

EDINGTON, Village Hall, Rocketman, Moviola film.

EXETER, Corn Exchange, The Wall of Floyd, You Wish You Were Here tour, 7.30.

EXMOUTH, Pavilion, The Three Degrees, 7.30.

FROGHAM, Village Hall, The White Crow, Moviola film.

FROME, Merlin, My Fair Lady, and Sat, 7.30.
Cheese and Grain, Oye Santana, 8pm.

HONITON, Beehive, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, recorded at the Bridge Theatre, 7pm.

ILMINSTER, Arts Centre, Craig Milverton and his Legacy Band, 8.

NEW MILTON, Forest Arts, Nicholas Parsons, 7.30.

PANBOROUGH, Inn, Mr Punch’s Folk Club, open mic, 8pm.

PLYMOUTH, Theatre Royal, Welsh National Opera in Rigoletto: Drum Studio, Graeae in One Under by Winsome Pinnock, to 26 Oct.

POOLE, Lighthouse, Ocean Film Festival, 7.30.

PURBECK, Purbeck Film Festival, Rex Cinema and various venues, to 2 Nov.

RODE, Village Hall, Fisherman’s Friends, Moviola film.

SALISBURY, Playhouse, Breaking the Code, by Hugh Whitemore, to 26 Oct, 7.30, Thurs/Sat mats 2.15: Salberg Studio, Kali Theatre in Ruchsana Ahmad’s Homing Birds, and Sat, 7.45.
Studio Theatre Ashley Road, A Bunch of Amateurs, and Sat, 7.30.
City Hall, From the Jam.

SHAFTESBURY, Arts Centre, drama group in Private Peaceful, and Sat, 7.30.

SHERBORNE, Cheap Street Church, Sherborne School piano students, 1.45: Sunset Cafe Stompers with Hamish Maxwell, in aid of Rendezvous, 7.30.

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower, Tom Gates, Live on Stage, comedy, to Sun.
Nuffield City, Studio, Fledglings, premiere, and  Sat.

SOUTH PETHERTON, David Hall, Rocketman, Moviola film.

STREET, Strode Theatre, The Goldfinch, film, and Sat/Mon/Tues/Thurs: Ad Astra, film, and Tues.

STURMINSTER MARSHALL, Memorial Hall, Little Bulb Theatre in Mountain Music, 7.30. AR

STURMINSTER NEWTON, The Exchange, SNADS in Those Were the Days, to Sat, 7.30.

TAUNTON, Brewhouse, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, recorded at the Bridge Theatre.

WAREHAM, Rex Cinema and other venues, Purbeck Film Festival, to 2 Nov.

WESTON SUPER MARE, Playhouse, That’ll Be the Day.

WEST STAFFORD, Village Hall, Oddbodies in King Lear, 7.30. AR

WEYMOUTH, Pavilion, Rock n Roll Dreams Come True, Meatloaf tribute.

WIMBORNE, Tivoli, Wimborne Drama in Strangers on a Train, to Sat, 7.30.

WINTERSLOW, Village Hall, Red Joan, Moviola film.

YEOVIL, Octagon, YAOS in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and Sat.

 

 

 

 

Saturday 19 October

AWLISCOMBE, Old Rectory, Panta Rei Danse Teater, In Silence, dance with supper, 7.15. ViA

BATH, Rondo, Ed Gamble, Blizzard, comedy, 3 and 8.
Komedia, Krater Comedy Club with Susan Murray, Larry Dean, Jarred Christmas and Lou Conran.

BEAULIEU, Abbey, The Nova Forest String Quartet, Mozart, Elgar, Borodin, 7.

BOTHENHAMPTON, Village Hall, Red Joan, Moviola film.

BOURNEMOUTH, Pavilion, Noel Brodie, comedy.
Shelley Theatre, Threepenny Bit, Bournemouth Folk Club, 8pm.

BRADFORD ON AVON, Wiltshire Music Centre, World Music percussion workshop, 10am to 1pm: Adriano Adewale, Carlos Malta and Huw Warren, 7.30.

BRIDGWATER, MacMillan Theatre, Purple Zeppelin, tribute, 7.30.

BRISTOL, St George’s, Viridian, sound collective, 1.30: City of Bristol Choir, 7.30.
Louisiana, Curse of Lono.
Folk House, Naiomi Bedford and Paul Simmonds.

CHILD OKEFORD, Village Hall, Oddbodies in King Lear, 7.30. AR

CORSHAM, Pound Arts, The Anarchist’s Mobile Library, 10am to 4.15pm.

DOWNTON, Village Hall, Red Joan, Moviola film.

DURWESTON, Village Hall, Screen Bites, Toast.

EXETER, Cathedral, Isca Ensemble and Chorus, Haydn Creation and Te Deum, 7.30.Northcott Theatre, Ballet Cymru in Romeo and Juliet, 7.30.
Corn Exchange, Livewire, the AC/DC show, 8.

EXMOUTH, Pavilion, Meatloaf – the show, with Lee Brady, 7.30.

FROME, Cheese and Grain, Al Stewart, 8pm.

HALSTOCK,Village Hall, Rocketman, Moviola film.

HENHAYES, Community Centre, Tor Theatre in The Fire Catcher, 2pm. TA

LYME REGIS, Marine Theatre, Dave Johns, from Byker to the BAFTAS, 8pm.

NETHER STOWEY, Village Hall, Rocketman, Moviola film.

NEW MILTON, Forest Arts, Charlotte’s Web, 2006 film, 10.30am: Henry Paker in Man Alive, comedy, 7.30.

PETER TAVY, Village Hall, Lily Neill – the Story of the Harp, from 17th C to original compositions, 7.30. ViA

PLYMOUTH, Theatre Royal, Welsh National Opera in Carmen: The Lab, Sing with Soul in Dawta, new musical.

POOLE, Lighthouse, Rhod Gilbert, comedy, 8: Dragonboy in In and Out of Chekov’s Shorts, play, 8.

SALISBURY, Arts Centre, O Duo, percussion, 3.30 and 8pm.
City Hall, What’s Love Got to Do With It, Tina Turner tribute.

SEATON, Gateway, Dowlais Male Voice Choir, 7.30.

SHERBORNE, Abbey, Walkforfreedomsherborne, 10.30am.

SOMERTON, Parish Rooms, Village Hall, All is True, Moviola film.

SOUTHAMPTON, Turner Sims, Azisa Brahim, Voyage to the Sahara, 8pm.
Nuffield Campus, Half Moon in The Goose Who Flew, 11am and 2pm: Rhythmic Jamm Dance Academy.
Nuffield City, Basil Brush’s Family Fun Show, 2.30: Basil Brush Unleashed, 7.30.

SOUTH PETHERTON, David Hall, Chris While and Julie Matthews, folk, 8.

STREET, Strode Theatre, Roger Waters, Us Plus Them, gig film.

STUDLAND, Village Hall, Little Bulb Theatre in Mountain Music, 7.30. AR

STURMINSTER NEWTON, Stour Connect, Stour View Close, Oddbodies Theatre Workshop, 2pm. AR

TROWBRIDGE, Town Hall, Sheer and Loathing in Trowvegas, 15 years of live music in Trowbridge, 3pm onward.

WEST BAY, Sladers Yard, Kirsty McGee and Ben Bedford, jazz, 8pm.

WESTON SUPER MARE, Playhouse, Sensational 60s Experience with Mike Pender, The Trems, The Fortunes, The Swinging Blue Jeans and The Dakotas.

WEYMOUTH, Pavilion, And finally … Phil Collins.

YEOVIL, Westlands, Back to the 70s Boogie Wonderland, 8pm to 1am.

 

 

 

Sunday 20 October

BATH, Theatre Royal, Ben Elton.
Komedia, Elizabeth Day, How to Fail, comedy, 7.30.

BOURNEMOUTH, BIC, James Arthur.
Pavilion, Milkshake Live.

BRADFORD ON AVON, Wiltshire Music Centre, Adriano Adewale,percussion masterclass, 11am to 12.30pm: O Duo family show, 3pm.

BRIDGWATER, MacMillan Theatre, Scamp Theatre in The Scarecrow’s Wedding, 12.30 and 4pm and Mon 11am.

BRISTOL, Folk House, Brennen Leigh.
St George’s, Hannah James and the Jigdoll Ensemble, folk, 8.
O2 Academy, Kate Tempest, rap, poetry, etc, The Book of Traps and Lessons.

BROADWINDSOR, Comrades Hall, Little Bulb Theatre in Mountain Music, 4pm. AR

CHRISTCHURCH, Regent Centre, Sounds of the 60s with Tony Blackburn, 7.30.

CORSHAM, Library, The Anarchist’s Mobile Library, 10am to 4.15pm.

EXETER, Corn Exchange, Vienna Festival Ballet in The Nutcracker, 5pm.

EXMOUTH, Pavilion, Alice’s Wonderland on Ice, 2.30.

NEW MILTON, Forest Arts, Bearface Theatre in Forest Fables and Seaside Stories, 10.30am.

POOLE, Lighthouse, CBBS favourite Justin Fletcher, 11am and 2pm.

SALISBURY, City Hall, Lloyd Cole.
St Martin’s Church, Edington Ensemble, Mozart, Dvorak piano quartets, 4pm.

SOUTHAMPTON, Nuffield City, Half Moon in The Goose Who Flew, 11am and 2pm: The Beatles: Hornsey Road, with Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn.

SOUTH PETHERTON, David Hall, Sarah St John, swing jazz and songs from the musicals, 3pm.

TAUNTON, Brewhouse, Circus of Horrors 25 Year Tour.

YEOVIL, Octagon, Dave Gorman, With Great Powerpoint comes Great Responsibilitypoint, comedy, 8.

 

 

 

Monday 21 October

BATH, Theatre Royal, English Touring Opera in Mozart’s Il Seraglio, 7.30.
Komedia, Shorts in Focus, short films by local film makers, 7.30.

BOURNEMOUTH, BIC, Van Morrison.
Pavilion, Rocky Horror Show, to Sat.
Little Theatre Club, JB Priestley’s Mystery at Greenfinders, to Sat, 7.30.

EXETER, Northcott Theatre, Private Peaceful, 6.30.

SOUTHAMPTON, Nuffield Campus, Birdbrooke in Friendsical, parody musical on Friends, to Sat.
Nuffield City, Penguin Live and No Such Thing as a Fish, with The Book of the Year 2019, podcast.
Joiners, Larkins.

STREET, Strode Theatre, Tibetan Monks from Tashi Llunpo, The Power of Compassion, 7.30.

TAUNTON, Brewhouse, Proteus Theatre in Macbeth, updated to 1987.

WIMBORNE, Tivoli, All at Sea, Lauren Bacall film, 7.30, and Tues 2.30.

YEOVIL, Octagon, The Marmen Quartet, Haydn, Debussy, Beethoven, 7.30.

 

 

 

Tuesday 22 October

BATH, Theatre Royal, English Touring Opera in Kurt Weill’s The Silver Lake, 7.30: the egg, Zest in Youthquake, to Fri, 7pm.

BRIDPORT, Arts Centre, Briport Film Society, Capernaum, 7.45.

BRISTOL, St George’s, No Such Thing as a Fish, podcast team, in The Book of the Year 2019, 7.30.
Rough Trade, Larkins.

CASTLE CARY, Caryford Hall, Late Night, Moviola film.

EXETER, Northcott Theatre, Warwick Arts Centre and China Plate in Trying it On , 7.30.

EXMOUTH, Pavilion, Beastly Monsters and Monstrous Beasts, steam-punk show with Suzy Celensu, 7.30.

MARNHULL, Village Hall, Red Joan, Moviola film.

POOLE, Lighthouse, Kim Woodburn, 7.45.

SOUTHAMPTON, Turner Sims, Lawrence Power, violin, with Simon Crawford-Phillips, piano, 8pm.

TAUNTON, Brewhouse, Matt Chorley, This.Is.Not.Normal, comedy.
Tacchi-Morris, Heathfield Community School Launch Pad Festival, Our Day Out, by Willy Russell, and Wed, 7pm.

TOPSHAM, Bridge Inn, Willy Porter, 8pm.

WEYMOUTH, College, Bay Theatre, New Old Friends in Crimes on the Coast, 7.30.

WIMBORNE, Tivoli, Pavarotti, film, 7.30.

YEOVIL, Octagon, Blackeyed Theatre in Jane Eyre, and Wed, 7.30.
Westlands, Downton Abbey, film, and 28 Oct.

 

 

 

Wednesday 23 October

BATH, Forum, Rip It Up – the 70s.
Komedia, Lucy Spraggan, singer songwriter, 7.30.

BOURNEMOUTH, Shelley Theatre, Colette, Moviola film, 11am and 8pm.

BRADFORD ON AVON, Wiltshire Music Centre, Jonathan James, Discovering Music, 11am.

BRISTOL, St George’s, Nick Park with Mark Kermode and Linda Ruth Williams in Cracking Conversations: 30 Years of Wallace and Gromit, 7.30.

CALNE, Town Hall, Colette, Moviola film.

CHRISTCHURCH, Regent Centre, Roman Holiday, 1953 Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck film 2.30: Beetlejuice, 1988 film.

CORSHAM, Pound Arts, Eldermirth, daytime comedy for the life-experienced, 11am.

EXETER, Northcott Theatre, New Old Friends in Crimes on the Coast, 7.30.
Cavern, Larkins.

EXMOUTH, Pavilion, Comedy Club, 7.30.

FROME, Merlin, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, by satellite filmed at the Bridge Theatre, 7pm.
Cheese and Grain, Antoine and Owena, folk, 8.45.

ILMINSTER, Warehouse, IES in Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood, to Sat, 7.30.

NEW MILTON, Forest Arts, Night Terrors, with Gerard Logan, storyteller, 7.30.

NORTH CADBURY, Village Hall, Little Bulb and Farnham Maltings in Mountain Music, 7.30pm. TA

PLYMOUTH, Theatre Royal, Birmingham Royal Ballet in Giselle, to Fri.

POOLE, Lighthouse, BSO cond Andrew Litton, Philippe Quint, violin, The Great American Songbook, Copland, Barber, Mussorgsky/Ravel, 7.30: Tango Motion, 7.45.

SALISBURY, Arts Centre, Oh Brother Where Art Thou?, film, 2.30: Can You Ever Forgive Me, film, 7.30.

SHERBORNE, Abbey, Simon Gregory, organ, lunchtime recital, 1pm.

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower, English National Ballet in Cinderella, to Sat.

STOURTON CAUNDLE, Village Hall, Screen Bites, Mystic Pizza.

WARMINSTER, Athenaeum, Masqueraders in Legally Blonde – the Musical, to Sat, 7.30.

WESTON SUPER MARE, Playhouse, WOS Operatic Society in Mack and Mabel, to Sat, 7.30, Sat mat 2.30.

WHITCHURCH, Village Hall, The White Crow, Moviola film.

WIMBORNE, Tivoli, Jimeoin, Ramble On, 7.30.

YEOVIL, Swan Theatre, Cinematheque, The Third Murder, 7.30.

 

 

 

Thursday 24 October

BATH, Theatre Royal, Rambert in triple bill by Wayne McGregor, Marion Motin and Hofesh Schechter, to Sat, 7.30, Fri/Sat mats 2.30.
Forum, Christopher Cross.
Chapel Arts, Willy Porter, indie folk and rock, 8.
Rondo, Drama Llama in The Dolls of New Albion: a steampunk opera, to Sat, 7.30.

BRIDPORT, Arts Centre, Maudie, film, 11am: Transit, film, 7.30.
Electric Palace, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, recorded at the Bridge Theatre, 7.

BRISTOL, St George’s, Sirius Chau, flute, Kumi Matsuo, piano, CPE Bach, Debussy, Reinecke, Casella, 1pm: Andy Sheppard Trio, Letters to Marlene, improvisations and imaginary love letters to Marlene Dietrich, 8.
Tobacco Factory, Spielman Studio, Bunny in Still No Idea, to Sat.
O2 Academy, The Selecter 40th anniversary tour.

CHARMOUTH, St Andrews Community Hall, Red Cape Theatre in Thunder Road, 8pm. AR

CHRISTCHURCH, Regent Centre, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, recorded at the Bridge Theatre, 2pm: Bryn Terfel in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale live from the Royal Opera, 7.30.

CORSHAM, Pound Arts, Grace Petrie, folk, politics and comedy, 8.

DORCHESTER, Corn Exchange, Dorchester Film Society, Wajib, 7.30.

EXETER, University Great Hall, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, cond Andrew Litton, Philippe Quint, violin, Great American Songbook, Copland, Barber , Mussorgsky/Ravel, 7.30.
Northcott Theatre, Dallas Campbell, We Choose to go to the Moon, a history of human spaceflight, 6.30.
Cygnet Theatre, Colin Barrow Co in There Must Be and Angel, in aid of Force Cancer Charity, to Sat, 7.30, Sat mat 2.30.
Barnfield Theatre,  Green-Matthews, Witty Ditties.

FROME, Merlin, Bryn Terfel in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale live from the Royal Opera, 7.30.

HONITON, Beehive, Tall Tree Theatre in Lily and the Albatross, 3pm: Bryn Terfel in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale live from the Royal Opera, 7.30.

MARTOCK, Parish Church, Spike’s Five and Dime Jazz Band, 7.30.

POOLE, Lighthouse, Barbara Dickson and Rab Noakes, 7.45: Margaret Fingerhut, piano, From the Home I Love, fundraiser for Bournemouth and Poole City of Sanctuary, 7pm: Syd Lawrence Orchestra, 7.30:

SALISBURY, Playhouse, Salberg Studio, Adinfinitum in Extraordinary Wall of Silence, to Sat, 7.45, Sat mat 2.45.

SHAFTESBURY, Arts Centre, His Way, The Songs and Life of Frank Sinatra with Robert Habermann, 7.30.

SHERBORNE, Powell Theatre, Sherborne International Film Festival, inc Indochine, Babette’s Feast, Babel, Capernaum and The Return, to Sun, various times  www.shiff.org.uk

SOUTHAMPTON, Nuffield City, Rambert II, contemporary dance, and Fri.

STOGURSEY, Village Hall, Fisherman’s Friends, Moviola film.

STREET, Strode Theatre, Bryn Terfel in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale live  from the Royal Opera, 7.30.

SWINDON, Arts Centre, The Alarm.

TAUNTON, Brewhouse, Bryn Terfel in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale live from the Royal Opera, 7.30.

WEYMOUTH, Pavilion, Dire Straits UK.

WIMBORNE, Tivoli, Sh#t Faced Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 8.

WOOTTON FITZPAINE, Village Hall, Kind Hearts and Coronets,70th anniversary, Moviola film.

YEOVIL, Octagon, James Wilton Dance, The Storm, 7.30.

 

 

 

Friday 25 October

BATH, Forum, Lisa Stansfield.
Chapel Arts, Marry Waterson and Emily Barker, 8.
Komedia, Ministry of Burlesque, 8pm.

BISHOPSTONE, nr Swindon, Village Hall, Rocketman, Moviola film.

BISHOPSTONE, nr Salisbury, Village Hall, Fisherman’s Friends, Moviola film.

BOURNEMOUTH, Shelley Theatre, Arena Theatre, At the Mountains of Madness, 7.30.
Pavilion Dance, Luca Silvestrini’s Protein in The Little Prince, 1 and 6pm and Sat, 1pm.

BRIDGWATER, MacMillan Theatre, Songs from the Greatest Movies, 7.30.

BRIDPORT, Arts Centre, Peter and the Wolf, family concerts, 11am and 2pm: Roger McGough, poetry, 7.30.

BRISTOL, O2 Academy, Charles Esten.
St George’s, Oysterband and June Tabor, 7.30.
Folk House, Ewan McLennan.

BROADMAYNE, Community Hall, Willy Porter, indie folk and rock.

CHRISTCHURCH, Regent Centre, Lesley Garrett, 7.30.

COLLINGBOURNE DUCIS, Village Hall, Red Joan, Moviola film.

CORSHAM, Pound Arts, Rosie G, singer songwriter, 8pm.

CROWCOMBE, Village Hall, Woman at War, Moviola film.

DORCHESTER, Corn Exchange, Dorchester Arts, Juan Martin Flamenco Dance Trio.

EAST STOUR, Village Hall, Red Joan, Moviola film.

EXETER, Corn Exchange, The Drifters, 8.

FORDINGBRIDGE, United Reformed Church, Avon Valley Concerts, Matilda Lloyd, trumpet, with the Kirman Quartet and Joe Cowrie, double bass, Marcello, Ed Nesbit, Alexander Arutiunian, Jan Neruda, Rorelli, Elgar, Eric Ewazen, Gershwin, 7.30.
Town Hall, Village Hall, Red Joan, Moviola film.

FROME, Cheese and Grain, Ferocious Dog – More Fake News, 8.
Merlin, Jonny and the Baptists, Love Frome, Hat B******S, 7.30.

HONITON, Beehive, On the Town, 1949 film, 2pm: Track Dogs, Americana, Latin and folk, 8.

ILMINSTER, Arts Centre, The Teacups, acapella quartet sings British folk songs, 8.

KINGSKERSWELL, Church, The Alarm.

MILBORNE PORT, Village Hall, Red Joan, Moviola film.

NEW MILTON, Forest Arts, The Pantaloons in Othello, 7.30.

NORTON ST PHILIP, Village Hall, Rocketman, Moviola film.

PLYMOUTH, Theatre Royal, BRB First Steps, Peter and the Wolf, 4.30.

POOLE, Lighthouse, Monsterosaurus, to Sun, various times: Studio Jazz Quintet a Tete, 8.

SALISBURY, Wilson’s Piccolo Theatre, Celebrate Voice, to 2 Nov.
Joe Stilgoe and Janie Dee.
Arts Centre, Living Spit’s Odyssey, with singer Kate Dimbleby, and Sat, 8, Sat mat 2.30.

SHAFTESBURY, Arts Centre, The Guilty, film, 8.

SOUTHAMPTON, Turner Sims, Mathias Eick Quintet, jazz, 8pm.

SOUTH PETHERTON, David Hall, The Tweed Project, folk, 8pm.

STALBRIDGE, Village Hall, Red Cape Theatre in Thunder Road, 7.30pm. AR

STURMINSTER NEWTON, The Exchange, Neil Diamond tribute with Wayne Denton, 7.30.

TATWORTH, Village Hall, Fisherman’s Friends, Moviola film.

TAUNTON, Brewhouse, Barbara Dickson with Rab Noakes, folk pop.
Tacchi-Morris, Selworthy School’s Charity Chuckle, with Lost Voice Guy, and other comedians, 7.30.

TISBURY, Village Hall, Fisherman’s Friends, Moviola film.

WEYMOUTH, Pavilion, 60s Gold with Herman’s Hermits, Merseybeats, Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders, Marmalade, Steve Ellis from Love Affair.

WATCHET, Village Hall, Balloon, Moviola film.

WEST CAMEL, Davis Hall, Rocketman, Moviola film.

WESTBURY SUB MENDIP, Village Hall, Colette, Moviola film.

WEYMOUTH, Pavilion, Sixties Gold.

WIMBORNE, Tivoli, Wishbone Ash, 50th Anniversary Tour, 7.30.

YEOVIL, Octagon, The Magic of Motown, 7.30.

 

 

 

Saturday 26 October

ALDERBURY, Village Hall, Rocketman, Moviola film.

BATH, Forum, The Drifters.
Chapel Arts, Odette, 8.
Komedia, Krater Comedy Club with Roger Monkhouse, Daniel Muggleton, Daliso Chaponda and Cerys Nelmes, 8pm.

BOURNEMOUTH, Shelley Theatre, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, film, 8pm.

BRADFORD ON AVON, Wiltshire Music Centre, Alexandar Soares, piano, Bach, Albeniz, Messiaen, Boulez, Beethoven, 7.30.

BRIDGWATER, Arts Centre, The Deane Big Band, 8.
MacMillan Theatre, James and Murphy in Pirate Adventure, 2pm.

BRIDPORT, Electric Palace, The Art of Vintage Burlesque, 8.

BRISTOL, St George’s, Mixtape Live: Keyboard with Tom Poster, piano, Sophie Yates, harpsichord and virginals, Will Gregory and friends, synthesisers, and Rex Lawson, player piano, from Byrd and Bach to Goldfrapp, 7.30.
Folk House, Birds of Chicago.

CASTLE CARY, Caryford Hall, Louise Jordan in The Hard Way, 7.30. TA

CHRISTCHURCH, Regent Centre, Massenet’s Manon, by satellite from the Metropolitan Opera, 5.55.

CORFE CASTLE, Village Hall, Tutti Frutti in The Boy Who Cried Wolf, 3.30pm AR

CORSHAM, Pound Arts, Jonny and the Baptists, Love Caution and Hate Bastards, comedy with music, 7.30.

CREDITON, Arts Centre, Cheap Date Dance in Stairs, 7pm. ViA

DORCHESTER, Corn Exchange, Dorchester Arts, Hang Massive, ambient soundscapes with Hang and Handpan, 8.

EXETER, Northcott Theatre, Soul Legends, tribute, 7.30.
Barnfield Theatre, La Voix, live loud and fabulous, drag, 7.30.

EXMOUTH, Holy Trinity Church, Exeter Philharmonic Choir, Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, 7.30.

FROME, Merlin, Wise Children, recorded at York, 7pm.
Memorial Theatre, Joe Brown,
Cheese and Grain, Wishbone Ash, 7.30.

HALSTOCK, Village Hall, Screen Bites, Madame, food film.

HORNBLOTTON, Village Hall,  Green-Matthews, Witty Ditties.

ISLE ABBOTTS, St Mary the Virgin Church, Scratchworks in Womans (like Romans but with a W), 7.30. TA

MARTOCK, Village Hall, Last Summer, Moviola film.

NEW MILTON, Forest Arts, The House with a Clock in its Walls, film, 10.30am: Son Yambu, Cuban son, 7.30.

PLYMOUTH, Pavilions, Diversity.
Theatre Royal, BRB in Peter and the Wolf, with narration by Holly McNish.

POOLE, Lighthouse, 60s Gold with Herman’s Hermits, Merseybeats, Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders, Marmalade, Steve Ellis from Love Affair: Massenet’s Manon, by satellite from the Metropolitan Opera, 5.55, encore 1 Nov 1pm: Black Cherry Improv, 8.

POWERSTOCK, Hut, Anna Mudeka, South African song and dance workshop, 4pm: in Kure Kure/Faraway, storytelling, dance and song, 7.30. AR

SALISBURY, Wilson’s Piccolo Theatre, Celebrate Voice, The Twits, storytelling, 3pm: Caroline Ninn and Miss Hope Springs, cabaret, 7.30.
City Hall, Oysterband and June Tabor, folk, 8.
UR Church, Ian Butterworth, bass, Jonathan Stamp, piano, songs by Handel, Bach, Brahms, Schubert, Butterworth, Richard Rodgers, etc, 7.30.

SHAFTESBURY, Arts Centre, Mary Poppins Returns, 2pm.

SHERBORNE, Abbey, Treorchy Male Choir, in aid of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance, 7pm.

SOUTHAMPTON, Nuffield Campus, Goblin in Hey Diddle Diddle, 11am and 2pm.
Nuffield City, Ed Gamble, in Blizzard, comedy.
Turner Sims, Eden Stell Guitar Duo, 8pm.

STEEPLE ASHTON, Village Hall, Red Joan, Moviola film.

STREET, Strode Theatre, Massenet’s Manon from the Metropolitan Opera, 5.55: The Kitchen, film, and Mon.

STURMINSTER NEWTON, The Exchange, The Three Degrees, 7.30.

TAUNTON, Brewhouse, Cleverly Everly with Clinton and Stan Rogers.

WIMBORNE, Tivoli, Andy Fairweather Low and the Low Riders.

YEOVIL, Octagon, Rip it Up, the 70s, 2.30 and 7.30.

 

 

 

Sunday 27 October

BATH, Theatre Royal, the egg, The Sonia Sabri Co in Same Same but Different, dance theatre, and Mon, 11.30am and 3pm.
Komedia, Long Nose Puppets in Arthur’s Dream Boat, 2pm: Desiree Burch in Desiree’s Coming Early, comedy, 8.

BOURNEMOUTH, BIC, The Next Step.

BRADFORD ON AVON, Wiltshire Music Centre, Sinfonia Cymru, Piazzolla, Part, Vivaldi, Kalevi Aho, Agri/Carli, 4pm.

BRIDGWATER, MacMillan Theatre, Sou’Western Ringout, handbell concert, 7pm.

BRIDPORT, Arts Centre, Manon, encore screening from Metropolitan Opera, 4pm.
Electric Palace, Raymonda, ballet live from Bolshoi, 3pm.

BRISTOL, Fleece, Andy Fairweather Low and the Low Riders.
Folk House, John Smith.
Tobacco Factory, Nunkie Theatre in Dead Men’s Eyes, ghost stories by MR James.
St George’s, MiniBeats, Bristol Ensemble musicians and Laura Tanner, presenter with Wonderful Woodwind, 10.15am, noon and 2pm.

BUCKLAND NEWTON, Village Hall, Tutti Frutti in The Boy Who Cried Wolf, 3.30pm AR

CHILTHORNE DOMER, Village Hall, Little Bulb and Farnham Maltings in Mountain Music, 7.30pm. TA

EXETER, Northcott Theatre, Doug Allen, Wild Images –  Wild Life, 7.30.

FROME, Merlin, Lyngo in Jack and the Beanstalk, 3pm.
Cheese and Grain, Dreadzone, 7.30.

LYME REGIS, Marine Theatre, Tom Glover, A Glover not a Fighter, comedy, 8pm.

SALISBURY, Wilson’s Piccolo Theatre, Celebrate Voice, The Navy Larks, acapella, 11am: The Marriage of Figaro, 2.30pm and Tues/Wed/Fri, 7pm: Open mic night, 7.30.

SEATON, Gateway, Riviera Dogs, Back to the 80s.

SHAFTESBURY, Arts Centre, Rocketman, film, 2.30: 7.30.

SHILLINGSTONE, Portman Hall, Anna Mudeka in Kure Kure/Faraway, storytelling, dance and song, 7.30. AR

SOUTHAMPTON, Turner Sims, Juan Martin Flamenco Dance Trio, 7.30.
Nuffield City, Goblin in Hey Diddle Diddle, 11am and 2pm.

SOUTH PETHERTON, David Hall, acoustic night, 7.30.

STREET, Strode Theatre, Spencer James, lead singer of The Searchers, and The Stones, tribute, 7pm.

TAUNTON, Tacchi-Morris, Darren Page, Through the Decades with Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly, 7.30.

WEYMOUTH, Pavilion, Graeme Swann and Henry Blofeld, Dancing Down the Wicket.

YEOVIL, Octagon, Lulu, 7.30.

 

 

 

Monday 28 October

BATH, Theatre Royal, A Taste of Honey with Jodie Prenger, to Sat, Wed/Sat mats.

BRIDGWATER, MacMillan Theatre, Massenet’s Manon from the Metropolitan Opera, 5.55.

BRISTOL, 02 Academy, The Cult.

BROADMAYNE, Village Hall, Theatre Fideri Fidera in Ogg n Ugg n Dogg, 3pm. AR

FROME, Merlin, Brave Bold Drama in Sticky Ends: The Spooky Edition, 2pm.

SALISBURY, Wilson’s Piccolo Theatre, Celebrate Voice, singing workshop, 10am: Louise Jordan, concert, 1pm: Lucid, folk rock, Antoine and Owena, Wiltshire folk, 7.30.

SOUTHAMPTON, Nuffield City, 451-City, celebration of the spoken word, and 2 Dec/ 10 Feb, 7.45.

STREET, Strode Theatre, Midsummer Night’s Dream recorded from the Bridge Theatre, 7.

TAUNTON, Brewhouse, Focus.

 

 

 

Tuesday 29 October

BATH, Theatre Royal, the egg, Let’s All Dance in Alice in Wonderland, new family ballet, and Wed, 11.30am and 3pm.
Mission, Next Stage Youth Theatre in Tom’s Midnight Garden, to Sat, 7.30, Sat mat 2.

BOURNEMOUTH, Pavilion, Kevin Bloody Wilson.
Little Theatre, ImpAct in Ladies in Lavender, and Wed, 7.45.

BRISTOL, St George’s, Gilbert O’Sullivan, 7.30.

EXETER, Northcott Theatre, The Lady Vanishes, to Sat, 7.30, Wed/Sat mats 2.30.

EXMOUTH, Pavilion, Centre Stage in Oklahoma!, to Sat, 7.30, Sat mat 2.30.

LYME REGIS, Marine Theatre, Gaugin, Exhibition on Screen from National Gallery, 3pm,

NETHER COMPTON, Village Hall, Theatre Fideri Fidera in Ogg n Ugg n Dogg, 3pm. AR

PLYMOUTH, Theatre Royal, Drum Studio, Chris Thorpe in Status, solo play with music, to Sat.

POOLE, Lighthouse, The Buddy Holly Story, to Sat, 7.45, Wed/Sat mats 2.30: Cinema, Midsummer Night’s Dream, filmed from The Bridge Theatre, 1.30.

PORTSMOUTH, Guildhall, The Cult.

SALISBURY, Playhouse, Salberg Studio, Sonia Sabri Co in Same Same But Different, family hip hop and contemporary dance, 11am and 2pm.
Wilson’s Piccolo Theatre, Celebrate Voice, MathildaMathilda, family play, 10am and 3.30pm: Celebrate Youth, 1pm.

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower, Les Miserables, to 23 Nov.
Nuffield Campus, The Gruffalo, various day times, to Sun.

SOUTH PETHERTON, David Hall, La Baracca in Upside Down, none verbal show fro 2 to 5 year olds, 11am and 1.30pm. TA

STREET, Strode Theatre, Riverbank in Dr Doolittle, 11am and 2pm: For Sama, documentary, 7.45: Leonardo: The Works, documentary, and Sat.

STURMINSTER NEWTON, Exchange, Theatre Fideri Fidera in Ogg n Ugg n Dogg, 10am. AR

TAUNTON, Brewhouse, Ballet Cymru in Romeo and Juliet, and Wed.

WESTON SUPER MARE, Playhouse, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, to Sat, various times.

YEOVIL, Octagon, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, 1.30 and 3.30, and Wed 11am and 2pm.
Westlands, The Goldfinch, film, and 1 Nov.

 

 

 

Wednesday 30 October

BATH, Forum, Squeeze and Heaven 17.
Rondo, Aftermirth, bring your baby to comedy, noon: Maisie Adam in Hang Fire, comedy, 7.30.

BOURNEMOUTH, Shelley Theatre, Kind Hearts and Coronets,70th anniversary, Moviola film, 11am and 8pm.

BRADFORD ON AVON, Wiltshire Music Centre, Don Pasquale, recorded from the Royal Opera House, 7.30.

BRISTOL, Old Vic, Weston Studio, Wardrobe Ensemble in The Deep Sea Seekers, to Sat.
Tobacco Factory, Spielman Studio, Raised Eyebrows in Charmane, day times to Sun.
St George’s, Jerusalem Zoo with Michael Loader, storyteller, musicians Shafeeq Alsadi and Zaid Hilal, workshop 10.45, concert 11.45pm: Ricky Lee Jones, jazz, 7.

CHRISTCHURCH, Regent Centre, Highcliffe Charity Players in CATS, to Sat, 7.30, Sat mat 2.30.

CHURCHINFORD, Village Hall, Colette, Moviola film.

DORCHESTER, Corn Exchange, Dorchester Arts, Paddleboat in Clare Hollingworth and the Scoop of the Century, 2pm.

EAST KNOYLE, Village Hall, The White Crow, Moviola film.

EXETER, Corn Exchange, Jimeoin, Ramble On, comedy, 8.

EXMOUTH, Pavilion, Ocean Room, Only Fools and Boycie with John Challis, 7.30.

FROME, Cheese and Grain, Light Garden, folk fusions, 8.45.

GRITTLETON, Village Hall, Fisherman’s Friends, Moviola film.

HONITON, Beehive, Show of Hands, Now we are Four, with Miranda Sykes and Cormac Byrne, 7.30.

LYME REGIS, Marine Theatre, Archepelago, trio from Tyneside, 8.

MILBORNE ST ANDREW, Village Hall, Theatre Fideri Fidera in Ogg n Ugg n Dogg, 10am. AR

NEW MILTON, Forest Arts, Amazing Grace, Aretha Franklin documentary, 7.30.

POOLE, Lighthouse, BSO cond Karabits, Valeriy Sokolov, violin, Sibelius, Adams, 7.30.

SALISBURY, Wilson’s Piccolo Theatre, Celebrate Voice, Maniera celebrates music of Barbara Strozzi, 1pm.
Arts Centre, Dumbo (2019) film, 2.30: Massenet’s Manon by satellite from the Metropolitan Opera, 5.55.

SHERBORNE, Abbey, James Henderson, organ, lunchtime recital, 1pm.

STREET, Strode Theatre, Raimonda, by satellite from the Bolshoi Ballet, 7pm and Sat 3pm.

WARMINSTER, Athenaeum, The Keeper, film, 7.30.

WEYMOUTH, St Mary’s Church, Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts, Neil Aston, clarinet, Duncan Honeybourne, piano, Stanford and Lovreglio, 1pm.
Pavilion, Weymouth Drama Club in Murdered to Death, to Fri, 7.30.

 

 

 

Thursday 31 October

BATH, Theatre Royal, the egg, La Baracca in Upside Down, for 2 to 5 years, to Sun, 11.30am and 3pm.
Forum, The Next Step.
Chapel Arts, Poor Nameless Boy, 8.
Rondo, Trick or Tease: The Hallowe’en Burlesque with Cici Noir, 8.

BOURNEMOUTH, Pavilion, The Snow Queen.
Shelley Theatre, ImpAct in Ladies in Lavender, and Fri, 7.30.

BRIDGWATER, MacMillan Theatre, Hannah’s in Beauty and the Beat, and Fri, 7pm, Fri mat 2.30.

BRIDPORT, Arts Centre, Frankenweenie, children’s Hallowe’en film, 11am: Rocky Horror Picture Show, 7.30.
Electric Palace, Northern Ballet in Dracula, satellite screening, 7.15.

BRISTOL, St George’s, Timothy Ridout, viola, James Coleman, piano, Glinka and Franck, 1pm: Courtney Pine, saxophones, Zoe Raham, voice, jazz, 8.

CORSHAM, Pound Arts, Drunk Women Solving Crime, true crime comedy podcast, 8.

GREAT BEDWYN, Village Hall, Rocketman, Moviola film.

LYME REGIS, Marine Theatre, Nosferatu, 1922 Murnau version, with new score played by Arranz Ensemble, 8pm.

NEW MILTON, Forest Arts, Nick Helm, Phoenix from the Flames, comedy, 7.30.

POOLE, Lighthouse, Sticky Ends, the Spooky Edition, Hallowe’en silliness for family, 11am and 2pm.

SALISBURY, Wilson’s Piccolo Theatre, Celebrate Voice, Dave Johns, compere, comedy, 7.30.
Playhouse, An Evening of Eric and Ern, to Sat, 7.30, Sat mat 2.15: Salberg Studio, Taking Flight in You’ve Got Dragons, 11am and 2pm.
City Hall, Kevin Bloody Wilson, Almost Awesome, comedy, 7.30.

STREET, Strode Theatre, Northern Ballet in Dracula, live screening, 7.15: Young Frankenstein, 1974 Mel Brooks film, 7.45.

STURMINSTER NEWTON, The Exchange, Rocketman, film, 7pm.

TAUNTON, Brewhouse, Alien, Hallowe’en Special, 7.30.
Creative Innovation Centre, Concerts in the West, Consone Quartet, Boccherini, Mozart, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann, 7.30.

WIMBORNE, Tivoli, Churchill Productions in All My Sons, to Sat, 7.30.

YEOVIL, Literary Festival, to 4 Nov.

 

 

AR is Artsreach – www.artsreach.co.uk or 01305 269512
TA is Take Art – www.takeart.org or 01460 249450
RAW is Rural Arts Wiltshire – www.poundarts.org.uk or 01249 701628
HTL is Hog the Limelight – www3.hants.gov.uk/hog-the-limelight    01962 846019
ViA is Villages in Action – www.villagesinaction.co.uk  01363 773660

Moviola – visit www.moviola.org
PFF is Purbeck Film Festival