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The Lost Songs of Scilly

POOLE Lighthouse and Pound Arts at Corsham are among the venues for a June tour that explores the stories and songs of the Isles of Scilly. Lost Songs of Scilly is a collaboration between Piers Lewin and John Patrick Elliott, creating music to celebrate and explore a sense of these very special islands off the…

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Top klezmer band in Dorset

ONE of the world’s finest klezmer bands, She’Koyokh, seven virtuoso musicians who play traditional music from the Balkans and Turkey, return to Dorset for two concerts with Artsreach, the county’s touring arts charity, at the Mowlem theatre in Dorset on Saturday 25th May and the Exchange at Sturminster Newton on Sunday 26th, both at 7.30pm…..

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Lighthouse gig for rising folk stars

NEW folk duo Good Habits come to Poole’s Lighthouse arts centre on Wednesday 22nd May, as part of a tour that is supported by Help Musicians, PRS, The Alan Surtees Trust and The Bert Jansch Foundation. One of the UK’s most exciting new names on the folk scene, Good Habits have been winning awards and…

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Dorchester remembers D-Day

THIS year may be the last major Second World War commemoration, with the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings, the beginning of the end of the war in Europe, as huge numbers of Allied troops gathered along the south and west coast of England, preparing to invade France and free Europe from the curse of…

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New Bridport venue for Dallahan frontman

FOLK quartet Dallahan’s founding member and frontman Jack Badcock releases his first solo album, Cosmography, early in May, and is heading out on a 16-venue UK tour to introduce his many fans to the new songs. He will be at Bridport’s British Legion Hall on Saturday 18th May, and at Ashburton Arts Centre two days…

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Travelling through time, music and literature at Bath

THE 2024 Bath Festival, running from Friday 17th to Sunday 26th May, will take audiences on an astonishing and exciting journey through some of today’s most exciting writers, challenging thinkers, hilarious comedians and brilliant musicians, with subjects that range from the climate crisis to silent horror classic Nosferatu, from the Sky at Night presenter Dr…

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