The Arts Diary – June 2024 on

Updated –  Monday 20th May, 7.09pm.

Saturday 1 June
BATH,
Theatre Royal, The Egg, City of London Sinfonia in Wonderland, for 6 to 36 month olds, and Sun.
Forum, Johannes Radebe in House of Jo Jo, dance, 7.30.
Rondo, John Bramwell and the Full Harmoic Trio, 8pm.
BOURNEMOUTH, Pavilion, Al Murray, Guv Island, comedy.
BRIDGWATER,
Arts Centre, Robbie McIntosh, 8pm.
McMillan Theatre, Griff Rhys Jones, The Cats Pyjamas, comedy, 7.30.
DORCHESTER, Corn Exchange, The Buzztastic Bee-Balancing Blundershow, 2pm.
DYRHAM PARK,
nr Bath, Folksy Theatre in Alice in Wonderland, open air, 6.30.
SALISBURY
, Playhouse, David Baddiel in conversation, 1pm: Punt and Dennis, comedy, 7.30.
Arts Centre, The Shirley Smart Trio, jazz, Arabic, Turkish and North African music, 7.30.
SOMERTON, Public Rooms, The Longest Day (1962) D-Day anniversary screening. 6pm. MOVIOLA
SOUTH PETHERTON,
David Hall, Cara Dillon, 8pm.
TAUNTON, Brewhouse, Saltlines with Raynor Winn and the Gigspanner Big Band, 7.30.
WEYMOUTH,
Pavilion, The Take That Experience, 7.30.

Sunday 2 June
BOURNEMOUTH, Pavilion, The Illegal Eagles.
BRIDPORT,
Arts Centre, BSO Ensemble, Curious Creatures and Adventurous Animals, family concert, 2pm.
BRISTOL, St George’s, Lambchop, 8pm.
CHARD,
School, Folksy Theatre in Alice in Wonderland, open air, 2pm.
TAUNTON,
Brewhouse, Talon, To the Limit, Eagles tribute, 7.30.
WEYMOUTH,
Pavilion, The McCartney Songbook, 7.30.
YEOVIL,
Westlands, Paul Zerdin, Puppet Man, 7.30.

Monday 3 June
BRISTOL, St George’s, Asleep at the Wheel, Americana, 8pm.
FROME,
Merlin, Shoddy Theatre in The Olive Boy, 7.30.
HAWKCHURCH,
Village Hall, Anatomy of a Fall. MOVIOLA
PORTHCURNO,
Minack Theatre, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, to Thurs, various times.
SHERBORNE,
Studio Theatre, APS in Theft, by Eric Chappell, to Sat, 7.30, Sat mat 2.30.

Tuesday 4 June

BATH, Theatre Royal,  Janie Dee in Laughing Boy, to Sat, 7.30, Thurs/Sat mats 2.30: Ustinov Studio, Ian Bostridge, tenor, and Julius Drake, piano Schubert’s Winterreise, dir Deborah Warner, and Wed and Mond-Wed, 7.30. 13 June mat 2.30,  and 8/9/10 September, 7.3o.
BOURNEMOUTH,
Little Theatre, Jameson Road, Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite, to Sat.
BRIDPORT,
Arts Centre, Exhibition on Screen, My National Gallery, London, 7.30.
BRISTOL,
St George’s, The Zombies, 7.30.
DORCHESTER,
Corn Exchange, Exhibition on Screen, My National Gallery, London, 7.
KINGSBURY EPISCOPI,
Village Hall, Next Goal Wins. MOVIOLA
SALISBURY, Arts Centre, Wiltshire Creative Academy in Victoria’s Knickers, 7pm.
TAUNTON,
Brewhouse, Exhibition on Screen, My National Gallery, London, 7.30.
YETMINSTER,
Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA

Wednesday 5 June
BATH,
Forum, Disney in Concert with the Novello Orchestra, 7pm.
Rondo, Dot, The Faun and the Elfin Child,  7.30.
BOURNEMOUTH, Pavilion, Ruby Wax, I’m Not As Well as I Thought I Was, comedy.
BOURTON,
Village Hall, The Holdovers. MOVIOLA
BRISTOL,
St George’s, Handel by Candlelight, Bristol Ensemble and Fitzhardinge Consort, 7.30.
CODFORD,
Woolstore Theatre, The Holdovers. MOVIOLA
GLASTONBURY,
Abbey, The Lord Chamberlain’s  Men in Hamlet, open air, 7pm.
PORTSMOUTH,
Guildhall, Richard Thompson, Ship to Shore.
SALISBURY,
St Thomas’s Church, Mark Padmore, tenor, Elizabeth Kenny, lute, Sonnets in Song, 7.30.
Playhouse, Ockham’s Razor in Tess, dance, 7.30: Salberg Studio, Juliet Stevenson in conversation, 7.45.
SOUTH PETHERTON, David Hall, Trio Paradis, cafe concert, Flower Gardens, 11am.
TAUNTON,
Brewhouse, John Lydon, I Could Be Wrong, I Could be Right, ex Sex Pistol talks, 7.30.
Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Ria Lina in Riawakenning, comedy, 8pm.
YEOVIL, Westlands, To Be Frank with Stephen Triffit as Frank Sinatra, 7.30.
Swan Theatre, Cinematheque, 8 Mountains, 7.30.

Thursday 6 June
BATH,
Theatre Royal, The Egg, Bath Spa University Students in Hay Fever, to Sat.
BRIDPORT, Arts Centre, Anselm, Wim Wenders documentary about artist Anselm Kiefer, 7.30.
BRISTOL,
St George’s, Olivia Chaney, singer songwriter, 8pm.
BROADWAY
(Cotswolds) Broadway Tower, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men in Hamlet, open air, 7pm.
DRIMPTON,
Village Hall, Rum Ragged, folk from Newfoundland, 7.30. AR
HYTHE,
Parish Hall, The Longest Day (1962) D-Day anniversary screening. MOVIOLA
ROCKBOURNE,
Roman Villa, Rain or Shine in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air, 7pm.
SALISBURY,
Playhouse, Ruby Wax, I’m Not as Well as I Thought I Was, 7.30: Salberg Studio, Christina Lamb, foreign correspondent, in conversation, 7.45.
Arts Centre, With the Rolling Stones, tribute, 7.30.
SHAFTESBURY, Arts Centre,  Comedy for the Curios with Robyn Perkins, Jarred Christmas and guests, 7.30.
TAUNTON,
Brewhouse, Tom Davis, Underdog, comedy, and Fri, 8pm.
WEYMOUTH,
Pavilion, G4, 20th anniversary tour, 7.30.

Friday 7 June
BATH,
Forum, Thank You for the Music, ABBA tribute.
Rondo, Black Dog in Let’s Unpack That, 8pm.
BOURNEMOUTH, Pavilion, Ed Byrne, Tragedy plus Time, comedy.
BRISTOL,
Beacon, BSO, cond Karabits, New Worlds – Karayev, Korngold, Dvorak, 7.30.
St George’s, Courtney Pine’s 60th Birthday Party, all star band from Africa, the Caribbean and Europe, 8pm.
BROADMAYNE, Village Hall, Rum Ragged, folk from Newfoundland, 7.30. AR
DORCHESTER, Maumbury Rings, Calf2Cow in Sherlock and Watson: A Murder in the Garden, 7pm.
HIGHCLIFFE,
Community Centre, The Holdovers. MOVIOLA
KINGSBURY EPISCOPI,
Burrow Hill Cider, Wassail in Birthday Day, 6pm and Sat, noon and 3pm.
SALISBURY,
Cathedral Close, Rack Close, Lord Chamberlain’s Men in Hamlet, and Sat, 7pm, Sat mat 2pm.
Playhouse, Anton Lesser and Charlie Hamblett and Orchestra of the Swan in Red Sky at Sunrise, Laurie Lee in words and music, 7.30: Salberg Studio, Tiny Violins, folk, 7.45.
Arts Centre, Sophie Duker and Matt Winning, comedy, 7.30.
SHERBORNE, Cheap Street Church, Sherborne School Friday lunchtime recitals, Pianists, 1.45.
SOUTH PETHERTON,
David Hall, The Lesson. MOVIOLA
WEYMOUTH,
Pavilion, Arrival, the hits of ABBA, 7.30.
WORTH MATRAVERS,
Square and Compass, The Rude Mechanicals in The Dressing Book, open air, 7.30pm.
YEOVIL,
Westlands, The Simon and Garfunkel Story, 7.30.

Saturday 8 June
ABBOTSBURY,
Abbey House, The Rude Mechanicals in The Dressing Book, open air, 7.30pm.
ALRESFORD,
Grange Festival Opera, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Tosca, The Rake’s Progress, A French Salon, to 6 July.
BATH,
Forum, Sing the Musicals, singalong show, 7.30.
Rondo, Catherine Bohart: Again, with Feelings, comedy, 8pm.
BOURNEMOUTH, Pavilion, Shalamar.
BRIDGWATER,
Arts Centre, Voodoo Room, A Night of Hendrix, Clapton and Queen, 8pm.
CHAGFORD,
Stone Lane Garden, Calf2Cow in Sherlock and Watson: A Murder in the Garden, 7pm.
FROME,
Memorial Theatre, The Simon and Garfunkel Story, 7.30.
SALISBURY,
Playhouse, Barbara Dickson with Nick Holland, piano, Exploring the Back Catalogue, 7.30: Salberg Studio, Indefinite Articles in Claytime, participatory show for 3-6 year olds, 11am and 2pm: Rehearsal Room,  A History of the Salisbury Giants with Paul Sample, 2.15.
Arts Centre, Vagabond, gypsy melodies, 7.30.
SOUTH PETHERTON,
David Hall, Jez Lowe, Bob Fox and Julie Matthews, In the Footsteps of Ewan McColl, 8pm.
TAUNTON,
Brewhouse, Arrival, the hits of ABBA.
WEYMOUTH,
Pavilion, Kings, all girl quartet singing the hits of Queen, 7.30.

Sunday 9 June
BEAULIEU,
Bucklers Hard Master Builders House, The Dukes Theatre Co in As You Like It, 4pm.
BRISTOL,
St George’s, Ranjana Ghatak, North Indian classical singer, 7.30.
POOLE,
Lighthouse, BSO and Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Salisbury Musical Society, cond Gavin Carr, Sam Furness, tenor, premiere of Paul Carr’s Awakening (inspired by Stonehenge solstice), and Tallis, Vaughan Williams and Parry, 7.30.
SALISBURY,
Cathedral Close, Rack Close, Trash Test Dummies, circus and slapstick, 2 and 5pm.
SWINDON, Theatre at the Bowl, Calf2Cow in Sherlock and Watson: A Murder in the Garden, 7pm.
WEYMOUTH,
Pavilion, Trevor and Gary of That’ll Be the Day, 7.30.

Monday 10 June
BEAMINSTER, Public Hall, The Color Purple (2023).  MOVIOLA
SHREWTON,
Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
TAUNTON,
Brewhouse, Trevor and Gary of That’ll Be the Day, 7.30.

Tuesday 11 June
BATH,
Theatre Royal, Mischief Theatre in Mind Mangler, Member of the Tragic Circle, to Sat, 7.30, Thurs/Sat mats 2.30, Sun mat 3pm.
BOURNEMOUTH,
Pavilion, The Searchers, the Thank-You tour.
CARDIFF,
Utilita Arena, James.
FROME,
Merlin, Jonas Kaufmann in Giordano’s Andrea Chenier, from the Royal Opera House, 7.15.
MEMBURY, Devon, Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
TAUNTON,
Brewhouse, Jonas Kaufmann in Giordano’s Andrea Chenier, from the Royal Opera House, 7.15.
WEYMOUTH,
College Bay Theatre, performing arts and music students in The Tales of Canterbury, 1.30.

Wednesday 12 June
BATH,
Rondo, Robert Lloyd Parry in The Archive of Dread – Revisited, 7.30.
BRANSGORE,
Village Hall, The Lesson. MOVIOLA
BRIDGWATER,
McMillan Theatre, BTC students in Cry Baby, the musical, and Thurs, 7.30.
BRISTOL,
St George’s, Aoife O’Donovan, Irish folk, 8pm.
DUNSTER,
St George’s Church, Quantum Theatre in Great Expectations, open air, 7pm.
FROME,
Merlin, Alcarras, Spanish film, 8pm.
KILMINGTON,
Devon, Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
LYME REGIS,
Marine Theatre, A Midsummer Lyme’s Dream, community play by Andy Rattenbury, to Sat.
SALISBURY,
Playhouse, The Rocket Man, Tribute to Elton John, 7.30.
YEOVIL,
Swan Theatre, Cinematheque, AGM and The Old Oak, 6.30.

Thursday 13 June
BATH,
Rondo, Jonny and the Baptists, The Happiness Index and Ten Thankless Years, double bill of songs and storys, and Fri, 8pm.
BLAGDON,
Yeo Valley Organic Gardens, Quantum Theatre in Great Expectations, open air, 6.30.
BOURNEMOUTH, Pavilion, The James Brown Story.
BRISTOL,
St George’s, Eleanor Grant, double bass, Gus McQuade, singer and guitarist, From Dowland to Gershwin, 1pm: Ligeti Quartet and Lotte Betts-Dean, mezzo soprano, James Girling, guitar, poetry by Thomas Hardy set to music, 7.30.
DORCHESTER,
Corn Exchange and progress to Shire Hall Courtroom, Six Men of Dorset, The Tolpuddle Play, with the New Hardy Players, to Sat, 7.30, Sat/Sun mats 2.30.
FROME,
Memorial Theatre,That’ll Be the Day’s Trevor and Gary, 7.30.
NETHER WALLOP, Village Hall, The Holdovers. MOVIOLA
PORTCHESTER,
Fort Nelson, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men in Hamlet, open air, 7pm.
SALISBURY,
Playhouse, Rat Pack Live, 7.30.
SHEPTON MONTAGUE, Village Hall, The Lesson. MOVIOLA
WEYMOUTH,
Pavilion, The D-Day Darlings, 80th anniversary tour, 2pm.
YEOVIL, Westlands, Punt and Dennis, comedy, 7.30.

Friday 14 June
BATH,
Forum, Ed Byrne, Tragedy plus Time, comedy, 7.30.
BOURNEMOUTH,
Pavilion Dance, Lila Dance in Fault Lines, 7.30.
BRIDGWATER,
Arts Centre, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican, comedy and music, 7.30.
BRISTOL,
St George’s, Iona Lane, folk, 7.30.
CHARD,
Guildhall, The Holdovers. MOVIOLA
HANGING LANGFORD,
Village Hall, Anatomy of a Fall. MOVIOLA
SALISBURY
, Playhouse, Showstopper!  The Improvised Musical, and Sat, 7.30.
SHERBORNE, Cheap Street Church, Sherborne School Friday lunchtime recitals, Choral Scholars, 1.45.
SHRIVENHAM,
nr Swindon, Memorial Hall, Rain or Shine in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air, 7.30pm.
SOUTH PETHERTON,
David Hall, Mandy Woods, Lara Linette and James Slater, Americana, 8pm.
TAUNTON, Brewhouse, Legends of Motown, 7.30.
WEYMOUTH,
Pavilion, Whole Lotta Shakin’, the Shakin’ Stevens story, 7.30.
YEOVIL,
Westlands, The Drifters, 7.30.

Saturday 15 June
BATH,
Forum, Rory Stewart, Politics on the Edge, 2.30 and 7.30.
BRIDGWATER,
McMillan Theatre, Taylor Swift tribute with Xenna, 7.30.
Food and Drink Festival, Blake Gardens, Wassail in Birthday Day, noon and 3pm.
BRIDPORT, Arts Centre, Variations for piano and sitar with Andrew Goldberg and Ricky Romain, 7.30.
CREDITON, Lapford Mill, Immersion Theatre in Peter Pan, 4.30.
LAMYATT,
Village Hall field, Festival Players in The Tempest, open air, 7pm.
SHAFTESBURY,
Port Regis Farrington Hall, Shaftesbury Chamber Music Series, Viv McLean, piano, Ruth Rogers and Kate Comberti, violins, Sally Beamish, viola, Sebastian Comberti cello, Mozart, Schumann, Dvorak, 6pm.
Arts Centre, Are You Ready for Love, with Charles Michael Duke.
SOUTH PETHERTON, David Hall and other venues, Petherton Folk Festival, all day.
TAUNTON, Brewhouse, Frankie  The Concert, tribute to Frankie Valli, 7.30.
WEYMOUTH,
Pavilion, Rob Lamberti in Perfectly George, tribute to George Michael, 7.30.

Sunday 16 June
BATH, Forum, Henry Winkler, The Fonz and Beyond.
BOURNEMOUTH,
Pavilion Dance, The Daniel Martinez Flamenco Company in Andalucia, 8.30pm.
BRIDGWATER,
McMillan Theatre, Ed Byrne, Tragedy + Time, comedy, 7.30.
CHEW MAGNA,
Community Farm, Wassail in Birthday Day, 6pm.
COMBEINTEIGNHEAD,
Hearn Field, Immersion Theatre in Peter Pan, 6.30.
SOUTH PETHERTON,
David Hall, Jazz Cafe, 11am.
STROUD, Stratford Park, Rain or Shine in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air, 7.30pm.
WEYMOUTH,
Pavilion, Paul Hopkins in Roy Orbison and the Travelling Wilburys Experience, 7.30.
WINTERBORNE STICKLAND, Sports Club, (open air) Calf2Cow Theatre in Sherlock and Watson: Murder in the Garden, 6pm. AR

Monday 17 June
BRISTOL,
Beacon, Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets.

Tuesday 18 June
BATH,
Theatre Royal, Party Games, Matthew Cottle and Debra Stephenson, new comedy about elections, to Sat, 7.30, Wed/Thurs/Sat mats 2.30.
FROME, Merlin ECOS Amphitheatre, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, 7pm.
HYTHE,
Parish Hall, The Color Purple (2023).  MOVIOLA

LEIGH, nr Sherborne, The Longest Day (1962) D-Day anniversary screening. MOVIOLA
MALMSBURY, St Mary’s Hall, The Last Baguette in Pie-Rat Island – A Journey on the High Seas, 2-6 year olds, 10am and 11.30am.
SHAFTESBURY,
Arts Centre, Elvis, film, 2pm.

Wednesday 19 June
BATH, Rondo, Rondo Theatre Co in Collaborators, to Sat, 7.,30.
BEAMINSTER,
Manor, Rain or Shine in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air, 6pm.
CALNE,
Town Hall, The Holdovers. MOVIOLA
DORCHESTER, Corn Exchange, Carlton Kirby, The Voice of Cycling, true tales of the Tour de France, 7.30.
HOLSWORTHY, Badock Gardens, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, open air, 6.30pm.
SALISBURY,
The Wardrobe (Rifles Museum), Quantum Theatre in Great Expectations, open air, and Thurs, 7pm.
SOUTHAMPTON,
Itchen Valley Country Park, The Handlebards in A Comedy of Errors, open air, 7pm.
TAUNTON,
Brewhouse, Mi Flamenco in Echoes, music and dance, 7.30.
TETBURY, Goods Shed Arts Centre, The Last Baguette in Pie-Rat Island – A Journey on the High Seas, 2-6 year olds, 10am.

Thursday 20 June
BADGWORTH,
School Room Gardens, Rain or Shine in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air, 7pm.
BATH,
Theatre Royal, The Egg, Engage in Love and Information, to Sat.
MINSTEAD, Furzey Gardens, The Handlebards in A Comedy of Errors, open air, to Sat, 7pm.
TAUNTON,
Brewhouse, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, 7.30.
WEYMOUTH,
Pavilion, Big Girls Don’t Cry, 7.30.
YEOVIL, Westlands, One Night of Queen, 7.30.

Friday 21 June
BATH, Theatre Royal, Queen Victoria and her Prime Ministers, talk by Anne Somerset, noon.
BRIDGWATER,
McMillan Theatre, Somerstage Musical Theatre School in Frozen jnr, and Sat, 7, Sat mat 2pm.
BRIDPORT,
Arts Centre, Concerts in the West, Lara Melda, piano, 2010 Young Musician, Beethoven, Liszt, 11.30.
BRISTOL, St George’s, Jake Blount, banjo etc, folk, 8pm.
CLEVEDON,
The Theatre Shop, The Last Baguette in Pie-Rat Island – A Journey on the High Seas, 2-6 year olds, 10am and 11.30am.
COLYTON,
Finn Studios, Calf2Cow in Sherlock and Watson: A Murder in the Garden, 7.3opm.
CREDITON,
Lapford Mill, Sun & Moon Theatre Co in The Winter’s Tale, open air.
EDINGTON,
Somerset, Village Hall, The Holdovers. MOVIOLA
HELSTON,
Coronation Park, Illyria in Romeo and Juliet, open air, 7.30pm.
ILMINSTER
, Arts Centre, Concerts in the West, Lara Melda, piano, 2010 Young Musician, Beethoven, Liszt, 7.30.
SHERBORNE, Castle Gardens, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, 7.30.
SOUTH PETHERTON,
David Hall, The Taste of Things. MOVIOLA
TAUNTON,
Brewhouse, Rollerin’ On with the Legendaries, tribute to Les McKeown, 7.30.
WATCHET,
Cinema, The Holdovers. MOVIOLA
WEST CAMEL,
Davis Hall, The Holdovers. MOVIOLA
WINTERSLOW,
Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
YEOVIL,
Westlands, Ed Gamble in Hot Diggity Dog, comedy, 7.30.

Saturday 22 June
BATH, Forum, Nadiya and Kai of Strictly Come Dancing, 7.30.
CREWKERNE,
Dance House, Concerts in the West, Lara Melda, piano, 2010 Young Musician, 7.30.
BEAULIEU, Abbey Church, Music at Beaulieu, Awards Concert, 7pm.
BRIDGWATER, Arts Centre, Rock the 70s, 8pm.
BRIDPORT,
Arts Centre, Charlie Connelly in Attention all Shipping – a celebration of the Shipping Forecast, 7.30.
HALSTOCK, Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
PUDDLETOWN, Athelhampton House, Immersion Theatre in Peter Pan, 6pm.
SHAFTESBURY,
Abbey Garden, Festival Players in The Tempest, open air, 7pm.
TAUNTON,
Brewhouse, Go Your Own Way, the Fleetwood Mac Legacy, 7.30.
WESTON SUPER MARE,
Front Room Theatre, The Last Baguette in Pie-Rat Island – A Journey on the High Seas, 2-6 year olds, 10am and 11.30am.
WEYMOUTH,
Pavilion, Quay Theatre Arts in Velocity, dance and musical showcase, 2 and 7pm.
YELVERTON, Garden House, Illyria in Romeo and Juliet, open air, 7pm.

Sunday 23 June
BRIDPORT,
Arts Centre, BSO Resound disabled ensemble, music for wind, strings, marimba and LinnStrument, Beethoven, Warlock, etc, 2pm.
BRISTOL, St George’s, Fanna-Fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali, 7.30.
NEWQUAY, Newquay Orchard, Immersion Theatre in Peter Pan, 2.30.
TIVERTON
, Community Arts Theatre, Festival Players in The Tempest, open air, 7pm.
TOLLARD ROYAL, Larmer Tree Gardens, The Handlebards in A Comedy of Errors, open air, 6pm.

Monday 24 June
ABBOTSBURY,
Sub-Tropical Gardens, Festival Players in The Tempest, open air, 7pm.
PORTHCURNO,
Minack Theatre, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, to Thurs, various times.
SHERBORNE, Girls School Gransden Hall, The Kanneh-Masons and Friends, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Schubert, 7.30.

Tuesday 25 June

BATH, Theatre Royal, The 39 Steps, to Sat, 7.30, Wed/Thurs/Sat mats 2.30: The Egg, The Last Baguette in Pie-Rat Island – A Journey on the High Seas, 2-6 year olds, 10am, 11.30am and 1.15pm
Forum, Bath Philharmonia and Seckou Keita, kora, inc Richter’s reimagining of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, 7.30.
CORFE MULLEN, Castle Court School, The Handlebards in A Comedy of Errors, open air, 7.15pm.
POOLE,
Lighthouse, Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets.
SALISBURY,
Playhouse, Musical Theatre Salisbury in Kinky Boots, to Sat, 7.30, Sat mat 2.30.

Wednesday 26 June
BATH, Holburne Museum Gardens, Cie Ortega in An-Ki, to Sat.
Rondo, Ria Lina: Riawakening, comedy, 7.30.
CASTLE CARY, Caryford Hall, The Holdovers. MOVIOLA
DORCHESTER,
Maumbury Rings, The Handlebards in The Comedy of Errors, open air, 7pm.
TAUNTON, Brewhouse, John Cooper Clarke, poet, 8pm.
WEYMOUTH,
Pavilion, Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, 7.30.
WIMBORNE, Kingston Lacy, The Dukes Theatre Co in As You Like It, 7pm.

Thursday 27 June
BATH,
Forum, Paul Jones and the Manfreds, 7.30.
BRADFORD ABBAS,
Mill Farm, The Rude Mechanicals in The Dressing Book, open air, 7.30pm.
BRISTOL,
Royal York Crescent Gardens, Clifton, Festival Players in The Tempest, open air, 7.30.
CORSHAM,
Pound Arts, The Last Baguette in Pie-Rat Island – A Journey on the High Seas, 2-6 year olds, 10am and 11.30am.
LYME REGIS,
Marine Theatre, The Handlebards in A Comedy of Errors, open air, 7pm.
SALISBURY,
Cathedral Close, Arundells, Calf2Cow in Sherlock and Watson: A Murder in the Garden, 7.30pm.
SHAFTESBURY,
St Peter’s Church, Phantasia, Albion’s Delight, 7.30.
WELLOW,
nr Bath, Recreation Ground, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, open air, 7.30pm.
WEYMOUTH
, Pavilion, An Evening of Burlesque, 7.30.

Friday 28 June
BATH,
Forum, Rhod Gilbert and the Giant Grapefruit, comedy, 8pm.
Rondo, Rock the Tots: Jungle, 11am.
BISHOPSTONE, nr Salisbury, Village Hall, The Lesson. MOVIOLA
BLACK TORRINGTON,
Reforge Retreat, Sun & Moon Theatre Co in The Winter’s Tale, open air.
BRIDPORT,
Arts Centre, Duo Correa-Andrews, music for flute and guitar, 7.30.
CHICHESTER,
Padwick’s Farm, Troubadour Stageworks in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 6pm.
CORSHAM,
Alms Houses, Calf2Cow in Sherlock and Watson: A Murder in the Garden, 7pm.
FALMOUTH,
Trebah Gardens, The Dukes Theatre Co in As You Like It, and Sat, 7pm.
NORTON ST PHILIP,
Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
SALISBURY,
Bishop Wordsworth Schoo, Rain or Shine in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air, 7pm.
STOCKLAND,
nr Honiton, Goran Farm, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, open air, 67.30pm.
STOURPAINE,
Village Hall Field, The Rude Mechanicals in The Dressing Book, open air, 7.30pm.
TAUNTON,
Brewhouse, Brew Ha Ha comedy, 7.30

Saturday 29 June
BATH, Forum, 80s Live, tributes, 7.30.
Rondo, Don Giovanni, a new look at the opera, 7.30.
BLAGDON, Yeo Valley Organic Gardens, The Handlebards in A Comedy of Errors, open air, 7pm.
BOURNEMOUTH,
Pavilion Dance, Melobo, midsummer ceilidh, 7pm.
CHOLDERTON,
nr Salisbury, Kingsettle Stud, Troubadour Stageworks in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 6pm.
DORCHESTER,
Corn Exchange, The Unravelling Wilburys, 7.30.
DUNSTER,
St George’s Church, Quantum Theatre in The Tale of Jemima Puddleduck, open air, 2pm.
EASTLEIGH, The Point, Calf2Cow in Sherlock and Watson: A Murder in the Garden, 7pm.
FILLEIGH,
nr South Molton, Castle Hill, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, 7pm.
FROME,
Memorial Theatre, The Fulltone Choris, Gilbert and Sullivan’s Greatest Hits, 7.30.
IVYBRIDGE, Library, The Last Baguette in Pie-Rat Island – A Journey on the High Seas, 2-6 year olds, noon and 3.30pm.
TAUNTON,
Brewhouse, Freckle Theatre in Zog and the Flying Doctors, and Sun, 10.30am, 1.30 and 3.30pm.
TIVERTON,
Community Arts Theatre, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, open air, 7.30pm.
WEYMOUTH,
Pavilion, Razzamatazz Theatre School in Into the Spotlight, showcase, 7 and Sun 4pm.

Sunday 30 June
ASHBRITTLE,
nr Wellington, Wassail in Birthday Day, 6pm.
BARNSTAPLE,
Arlington Court, Calf2Cow in Sherlock and Watson: A Murder in the Garden, 6pm.
BISHOPS WALTHAM,
Bishop’s Palace, Rain or Shine in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air, 7pm.
BOURNEMOUTH,
BIC, Gladys Knight – the Farewell Tour.
BRADFORD ON AVON, The Hall, The Handlebards in A Comedy of Errors, open air, 7pm.
BRISTOL,
Windmill Hill City Farm, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, open air, 7pm.
CULLOMPTON,
The Walronds, Sun & Moon Theatre Co in The Winter’s Tale, open air.
ILMINSTER,
Barrington Court, The Pantaloons in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air.
LYTCHETT MATRAVERS,
Village Hall, Opera in a Box in Hansel and Gretel, 7pm. AR
UPHAM,
nr Southampton, Amphitheatre, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, 3pm.

Monday 1 July
PORTHCURNO,
Minack Theatre, The Dukes Theatre Co in As You Like It, to Thurs, 7.30pm.

Tuesday 2 July
BATH,
Theatre Royal, Emlyn Williams’ Accolade, to Sat, 7.30, Wed/Thurs/Sat mats 2.30.
CORSHAM, Alms Houses, The Handlebards in A Comedy of Errors, open air, 7pm.
INSTOW,
Tapeley Park, Calf2Cow in Sherlock and Watson: A Murder in the Garden, 6.30pm.
KINGSBURY EPISCOPI,
Village Hall, The Zone of Interest.  MOVIOLA


Wednesday 3 July
BRISTOL,
Hippodrome, Ian McKellen as Falstaff in Player Kings, Shakespeare’s Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 adapted, to Sat.
BUDE,
Norton Barton, Calf2Cow in Sherlock and Watson: A Murder in the Garden, 6.30pm.
CIRENCESTER,
Abbey Home Farm, The Handlebards in A Comedy of Errors, open air, 7pm.
CODFORD,
Woolstore Theatre, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
FROME,
Merlin ECOS Amphitheatre, Illyria in Romeo and Juliet, open air, 7pm.

Thursday 4 July
FALMOUTH,
Trebah Gardens, Calf2Cow in Sherlock and Watson: A Murder in the Garden, 6.30pm.
MARLBOROUGH,
Maizey Lodge, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, open air, 7.30pm.
MINCHINHAMPTON,
Horsfall House, Festival Players in The Tempest, open air, 7pm.
SHERBORNE,
Castle Gardens, Illyria in Romeo and Juliet, open air, 7.30pm.
STROUD,
Painswick Rococo Garden, to Sat, 7pm.
SWANAGE,
Prince Albert Gardens, Collective ConTakt in Foley, contemporary circus, 7pm. AR

Friday 5 July
BATH,
Theatre Royal, The Egg, Engage in Seven Deadly Sins.
COMBEINTEIGNHEAD, Hearn Field, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, open air, 7pm.
HIGHCLIFFE,
Community Centre, The Lesson. MOVIOLA
PENZANCE,
Penlee Park Open Air Theatre, Calf2Cow in Sherlock and Watson: A Murder in the Garden, 7.30pm.
SALISBURY
, Studio Theatre Ashley Road,  One Man, Two Guv’nors, to 13 July (not Sunday).
WATCHET, Cinema, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA

Saturday 6 July
BATH, Theatre Royal, The Egg, Kid Carpet in The Noisy Garden Centre.
DULVERTON, Knackershole Garden Theatre, Calf2Cow in Sherlock and Watson: A Murder in the Garden, 7pm.
FAWLEY,
Jubilee Hall, Next Goal Wins. MOVIOLA
PENZANCE, Penlee Park Open Air Theatre, Illyria in The Gondoliers, 7.30pm.
PLYMOUTH,
Theatre Royal, The Devil Wears Prada, pre West End, with Elton John score, with Vanessa Williams, to 17 Aug, Mon-Sat 7.30 and mats.
SOMERTON, Public Rooms, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
STOKE ST GREGORY,
Coates English Willow, Wassail in Birthday Day, 2pm
TORQUAY, Torre Abbey, The Dukes Theatre Co in As You Like It, 7pm, and Sun 2pm.

Sunday 7 July
CANNINGTON,
Walled Gardens, Quantum Theatre in Great Expectations, open air, 6pm.
DULVERTON,
Halscombe Farm, Illyria in The Gondoliers, 5pm.

Monday 8 July

BEAMINSTER, Public Hall, The Holdovers. MOVIOLA
CIRENCESTER,
Barn Theatre, Some Mother Do ‘Ave ‘Em, to 17 Aug.
SALISBURY,
Studio Theatre, One Man, Two Guv’nors, with songs by Grant Olding, to Sat.
SHREWTON, Village Hall, The Color Purple (2023).  MOVIOLA

Tuesday 9 July
BATH, Theatre Royal, Noel Coward’s Suite in Three Keys, to Sat, A Song at Twilight, Tues/Wed/Fri 7.30, Sat mat 2.30,  Shadows of the Evening and Come Into the Garden, Maud, Thurs/Sat 7.30, Wed mat 2.30.
INSTOW, Tapeley Park, Illyria in The Gondoliers, 6.30pm.

Wednesday 10 July
BATH, Holburne Museum, Garden Theatre Festival, to 21 July. Impromptu Shakespeare, 7pm.
BRANSGORE,
Village Hall, Next Goal Wins. MOVIOLA
BRISTOL,
Hippodrome, Disney’s Aladdin, to 11 August.
CHARLTON MARSHALL, Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
FAWLEY,
nr Southampton, Vibrant Forest Brewery, 440 Theatre in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Twelfth Night double bill, open air, 7pm.

Thursday 11 July
BATH, Holburne Museum, Garden Theatre Festival, The Handlebards in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Fri, 7pm, Fri mat 2pm.
HIGHCLIFFE,
Castle, The Pantaloons in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air, 7pm.
NETHER WALLOP,
Village Hall, Hamlet 2024 with Ian McKellen.  MOVIOLA
SHAFTESBURY,
Arts Centre, The Music and Drama Group in Kipps, to Sat and 18 to 20 July, 7.30, Sat mat 13 July 2.30.
SHEPTON MONTAGU,
Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA

Friday 12 July
CARDIFF, Castle, Idles.
ILMINSTER,
Warehouse Theatre, Rain or Shine in The Importance of Being Earnest, 7.30pm.
WIMBORNE,
Kingston Lacy, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men in Hamlet, open air, 7pm. [and 25th July]

Saturday 13 July
ALTON, Chawton House, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men in Hamlet, open air, 7pm.
BEAULIEU,
Abbey Church, Music at Beaulieu,King’s Men, Music from the Middle Ages to current chart hits, 7pm.
MARLBOROUGH,
Priory Gardens, Festival Players in The Tempest, open air, 2pm.
POLTIMORE,
Poltimore House, Sun & Moon Theatre Co in The Winter’s Tale, open air.
STREET,
Strode Theatre, South West School of Dance in Six – The Musical, and Sun.

Sunday 14 July
BATH, Holburne Museum, Garden Theatre Festival, Tethered Wits in The Railway Children, 2pm: Tethered Wits in Jeeves and Wooster in Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves, 7pm.
BEAMINSTER,
Meerhay Manor, Festival Players in The Tempest, open air, 3pm.
PENZANCE,
Penlee Park Open Air Theatre, Sun & Moon Theatre Co in The Winter’s Tale, open air.

Monday 15 July

YEOVIL, Swan Theatre, Stoppard’s The Real Inspector Hound and Peter Shaffer’s Black Comedy, to Sat.

Tuesday 16 July
BATH,
Holburne Museum, Garden Theatre Festival, Calf2Cow in Sherlock and Watson: A Murder in the Garden.
HYTHE,
Parish Hall, Next Goal Wins. MOVIOLA
LEIGH,
nr Sherborne, Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
SHAFTESBURY, Arts Centre, Some Like it Hot, film, 2pm.
SHERBORNE, Castle Gardens, Illyria in The Gondoliers, open air,  7.30pm.

Wednesday 17 July
BATH,
Theatre Royal, London City Ballet in Resurgence, British ballet and contemporary dance, to Sat, 7.30, Thurs/Sat mats 2.30.
CALNE,
Town Hall, The Color Purple (2023).  MOVIOLA
MOTCOMBE,
Village Hall, The Taste of Things. MOVIOLA
SALTASH,
Pentillie Castle, Illyria in The Gondoliers, open air, 7pm.

Thursday 18 July
BARNSTAPLE, Arlington Court, Chapterhouse in Little Women, open air, 7.30.
BRISTOL,
Winterbourne Court Farm barn, Festival Players in The Tempest,  7pm.
BROADCLYST,
Killerton House, Illyria in The Gondoliers, open air,  7pm.
HORTON,
nr Ilminster, Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
MERRIOTT,
Ark At Egwood, Wassail in Birthday Day, supper 6pm, show 7pm.
TARRANT MONKTON,
East Farm, The Rude Mechanicals in The Dressing Book, open air, 7.30pm.

Friday 19 July
BALTONSBOROUGH, Village Hall Field, The Rude Mechanicals in The Dressing Book, open air, 7.30pm.
BRIDPORT
, Arts Centre, Concerts in the West, Lumas Winds, 11.30am.
BUDE, Ebbingford Manor, Illyria in The Gondoliers, open air, 6.30pm.
DULVERTON,
Knackershole Garden Theatre, Sun & Moon Theatre Co in The Winter’s Tale, open air.
GLASTONBURY,
Abbey, Rain or Shine in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air, 7pm.
HANGING LANGFORD,
Village Hall, The Lesson. MOVIOLA
ILMINSTER, Arts Centre,  Concerts in the West, Lumas Winds, 7.30am.
INSTOW, Tapeley Park, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, open air, 6.30pm.
PUDDLETOWN,
Athelhampton House, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men in Hamlet, open air, 7pm.
SWINDON, Lydiard Park, Immersion Theatre in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 6pm.

Saturday 20 July
BATH, Holburne Museum, Garden Theatre Festival, Immersion Theatre in Peter Pan, 1pm.
CHILD OKEFORD,
Queen Elizabeth II Playing Field, The Rude Mechanicals in The Dressing Book, open air, 7.30pm.
Village Hall, Treehouse Theatre in The Shaftesbury Tales, workshop 2pm, performance 4pm. AR
CREWKERNE,
Dance House, Concerts in the West, Lumas Winds, 7.30am.
FILLEIGH, nr South Molton, Castle Hill, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, open air, 6.30pm.
HALSTOCK,
Village Hall, The Lesson. MOVIOLA
MARTOCK, Bower Hinton Farm, Wassail in Birthday Day, noon and 2pm.
TISBURY,
Hatch House, Troubadour Stageworks in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, time TBC.
TORQUAY,
Cockington Court, Illyria in The Gondoliers, open air,  6.30pm.
WRAXALL,
Tyntesfield House and Gardens, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men in Hamlet, open air, 7.30pm.

Sunday 21 July
BUDE,
The Wylds, Idles.
CREDITON,
Lapford Mill, Immersion Theatre in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 6pm.
LANGPORT,
Town Gardens, Wassail in Birthday Day, 7pm.
PENZANCE,
Penlee Park Open Air Theatre, Troubadour Stageworks in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 7.30pm.
SHAFTESBURY,
St Peter’s Church, Concerts in the West, Lumas Winds, 3pm.
SWINDON, Lydiard Park, Immersion Theatre in Peter Pan, 3pm.
TOTNES,
Dartington Hall, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, open air, 7pm.
WELLS,
Bishop’s Palace, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men in Hamlet, open air, 6.30pm.

Monday 22 July
BLANDFORD, Bryanston School Coade Hall, Dorset Opera Festival 50th anniversary,  Madama Butterfly, and Wed/Sat 7pm, Thurs mat 2pm.
FONTMELL MAGNA, Springhead Gardens, Village Hall, Treehouse Theatre in The Shaftesbury Tales, 7pm. AR
LISKEARD,
Sterts Theatre, Troubadour Stageworks in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 6pm.

Tuesday 23 July
BARNSTAPLE,
Marwood Hill Gardens, Folksy Theatre in As You Like It, open air, 7pm.
BATH,
Theatre Royal, Opera della Luna in Sweeney Todd: A Victorian Melodrama, to Sat, 7.30, Thurs/Sat mats 2.30.
BLANDFORD,
Bryanston School Coade Hall, Dorset Opera Festival 50th anniversary,  Under the Greenwood Tree, new opera by Paul Carr, and Thurs 7pm, Sat mat 2pm.
BROADCLYST,
Killerton House, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men in Hamlet, open air, 7pm.
FALMOUTH,
Trebah Gardens, Troubadour Stageworks in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 6.30pm.
PORTLAND,
Pennsylvania Castle Estate, Illyria in Romeo and Juliet, open air, 7pm.

Wednesday 24 July
AXMINSTER,
Burrow Farm Gardens, Folksy Theatre in As You Like It, open air, and Thurs,  7pm.
BRISTOL,
Windmill Hill City Farm, Plandits Theatre in The Secret Garden, open air, 6pm.
CASTLE CARY,
Caryford Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
CHARD,
Forde Abbey, Folksy Theatre in Angelika Sprockett’s Pockets, open air, 5pm
MARLBOROUGH,
College, Immersion Theatre in Peter Pan, 7pm.
SALTASH,
Pentillie Castle, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men in Hamlet, open air, 7pm.
WELLS, Bishop’s Palace, The Pantaloons in The Merry Wives of Windsor, open air, 6.30pm.

Thursday 25 July
CHURCHINFORD, Cricket Ground, The Pantaloons in The Merry Wives of Windsor, open air, 7pm.
DORCHESTER,
Maumbury Rings, Rain or Shine in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air, 7pm.
HARDINGTON MANDEVILLE,
Village Hall, The Holdovers. MOVIOLA

Friday 26 July
BATH,  Dyrham Park, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men in Hamlet, open air, and Sat, 6.30pm.
BISHOPSTONE,
nr Salisbury, Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
BLANDFORD, Bryanston School Coade Hall, Dorset Opera Festival 50th anniversary gala concert.
BOURNEMOUTH,
Meyrick Park, BSO, cond Pete Harrison, Classical Extravaganza, fireworks, 8pm.
EAST KNOYLE, Upper Leigh Farm, Rain or Shine in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air, 7.30pm.
EDINGTON,
Somerset, Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
ILFRACOMBE, Watermouth Harbour, Folksy Theatre in As You Like It, open air, 7pm.
MONTACUTE,
House, The Pantaloons in The Merry Wives of Windsor, open air, 7pm.
OBORNE
, Fringe,  blues, comedy, folk, Sherborne Youth Band, silent movies etc, to Mon.
SHAFTESBURY, Arts Centre, The Music and Drama Group Youth Theatre in Anger Management, 7pm.
TAUNTON,
Hestercombe Gardens, Folksy Theatre in Angelika Sprockett’s Pockets, open air, 4.30pm.
WEST CAMEL,
Davis Hall, The Lesson. MOVIOLA

Saturday 27 July

BEAULIEU, Abbey Church, Music at Beaulieu, Glyndebourne at Beaulieu, picnic in the meadows before the concert, 7pm.
BOURNEMOUTH, Meyrick Park, BSO, cond Pete Harrison,  Disco Symphonic Spectacular, fireworks, 8pm.
CANNINGTON, Walled Gardens, The Pantaloons in The Merry Wives of Windsor, open air, 6pm.
CHARD
, Guildhall, The Longest Day (1962) D-Day anniversary screening.  MOVIOLA
LYME REGIS,
Marine Theatre, Folksy Theatre in Angelika Sprockett’s Pockets, open air, 2pm.

Sunday 28 July

BARNSTAPLE, Marwood Hill Gardens, Folksy Theatre in Angelika Sprockett’s Pockets, open air, 2pm.
BODMIN,
Cardinham Woods, Woods Cafe Garden, Sun & Moon Theatre Co in The Winter’s Tale, open air.
FROME,
Merlin ECOS Amphitheatre, Folksy Theatre in As You Like It, open air, 7pm.
STEEPLE LANGFORD,
Cricket Ground, Illyria in The Hound of the Baskervilles, open air,  7pm.

Tuesday 30 July
BATH,
Theatre Royal, Heathers – the Musical, to Sat, 7.30, Wed/Thurs/Sat mats 2.30.
CHARD, Forde Abbey, Folksy Theatre in As You Like It, open air, 7pm.
DREWSTEIGNTON,
Castle Drogo, Illyria in The Hound of the Baskervilles, open air,  7.30pm.
FEOCK, (nr Truro), Trelissick Gardens, Chapterhouse in Beauty and the Beast, open air, 6.30.

Wednesday 31 July
AXMINSTER,
Burrow Farm Gardens, Folksy Theatre in Angelika Sprockett’s Pockets, open air, 2pm.
EXETER,
Rougemont Gardens, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, open air, 7pm.
PENZANCE,
Penlee Park Open Air Theatre, Illyria in The Hound of the Baskervilles, 8pm.
WASHAWAY,
nr Bodmin, Pencarrow House, Chapterhouse in Beauty and the Beast, open air, 7pm
WELLS, Bishop’s Palace, The Pantaloons in Robin Hood, open air, 6.30pm.

Thursday 1 August
BRISTOL, Goldney Gardens, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, 6pm.
BUDE,
Ebbingford Manor, Illyria in The Hound of the Baskervilles, open air, 7.30pm.
CANNINGTON,
Walled Gardens, Folksy Theatre in Angelika Sprockett’s Pockets, open air, 2pm.
CORFE CASTLE,
Castle, Quantum Theatre in The Tale of Jemima Puddleduck, open air, 7pm.
IBBERTON,
Village Hall Field, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, 7pm. AR
SALISBURY,
Cathedral Close, Arundells, Immersion Theatre in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 7pm.
WAREHAM,
Holme for Gardens, Chapterhouse in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, open air, 7pm.

Friday 2 August
BATH, Theatre Royal, Ustinov Studio, Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party, dir Richard Jones, to 31 Aug, Mon-Sat 7.30, Thurs/Sat mats 2.30.
EXBURY, Gardens, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, 7pm.
KIMMERIDGE BAY, 
Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, 7pm. AR
LANGPORT,
Midleney Manor, The Pantaloons in Robin Hood, open air, 7pm.
LISKEARD,
Sterts Theatre, Illyria in The Hound of the Baskervilles, 7pm.
OBORNE
, Opera in Oborne, La Traviata and Opera in the Park, to Sun.

STROUD, Museum in the Park, Festival Players in The Tempest, open air, 7.30.

Saturday 3 August
BRISTOL, Boiling Wells Amphitheatre at St Werburgh’s Farm, Folksy Theatre in As You Like It, open air, 7pm.
COMBEINTEIGNHEAD,
Hearn Field, Illyria in The Hound of the Baskervilles, open air, 7pm.
COSSINGTON,
Manor, Festival Players in The Tempest, open air, 5pm.
FAWLEY,
Jubilee Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
GLASTONBURY,
Somerset Rural Life Museum, Immersion Theatre in Peter Pan, 6pm.
HALSTOCK,
Village Hall Field, Miracle Theatre in Love Riot, 7pm. AR
ILFRACOMBE,
Watermouth Harbour, Folksy Theatre in Angelika Sprockett’s Pockets, open air, 3pm.
PUDDLETOWN,
Athelhampton House, Plandits Theatre in The Secret Garden, open air, 7pm.
WINCHESTER,
Cathdral, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, 6pm.

Sunday 4 August
BRANSGORE, Harrow Wood Farm, Folksy Theatre in As You Like It, open air, 7pm.
BROADCLYST, nr Exeter, Killerton House, Illyria in The Hound of the Baskervilles, open air, 7pm.
CHICHESTER
, Cathedral Paradise, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, 6pm.
PENZANCE, Penlee Park Open Air Theatre, Plandits Theatre in The Secret Garden, open air, 7.30pm.

Monday 5 August
MILTON DAMEREL, nr Holsworthy, Blackberry Farm, Plandits Theatre in The Secret Garden, open air, 5pm.

Tuesday 6 August
BATH, Theatre Royal, Wendi Peters and Landi Oshinowo in Sister Act, to 17 Aug, Mon-Sat 7.30, various matinees.
FILLEIGH, nr South Molton, Castle Hill, Plandits Theatre in The Secret Garden, open air, 6pm.
FROME,
Merlin ECOS Amphitheatre, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, 6pm.
KINGSBURY EPISCOPI
, Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
LISKEARD, Sterts Theatre, Sun & Moon Theatre Co in The Winter’s Tale, open air.
SHERBORNE
, Castle Gardens, Illyria in The Hound of the Baskervilles, open air, 7.30pm.

Wednesday 7 August
BUDE, Ebbingford Manor, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, 6.30pm.
EXMOUTH
, Pavilion, Chapterhouse in Pride and Prejudice, open air, 7.30.

GREAT TORRINGTON, Castle Hill Gardens, Sun & Moon Theatre Co in The Winter’s Tale, open air, 6.30pm.
PENZANCE
, Penlee Open Air Park Theatre, Festival Players in The Tempest,  7. 30.

Thursday 8 August
BATH, American Museum, Chapterhouse in Little Women, open air, 6.30.
CORFE CASTLE,
Castle, Illyria in The Hound of the Baskervilles, open air, 7pm.
EXETER,
Rougemont Gardens, Sun & Moon Theatre Co in The Winter’s Tale, open air, to Sun.
HIGHCLIFFE,
Castle, Quantum Theatre in The Tale of Jemima Puddleduck, open air, 5.30pm.
LISKEARD,
Sterts Theatre, Plandits Theatre in The Secret Garden, open air, 7pm.
LITTON CHENEY,
Village Hall Field, Hennessey and Mukherjee, The StoryDen: Adventures in StoryLand, 11am and 3pm:  Village Hall, Holy Cow, storytelling and dance, 7.30pm. AR
PENZANCE,
Penlee Park Open Air Theatre, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, 7.30pm.
SHEPTON MONTAGUE,
Village Hall, The Zone of Interest. MOVIOLA

Friday 9 August
BECKINGTON, Memorial Hall field, The Pantaloons in The Merry Wives of Windsor, open air, 6.30pm. [and 21st Sept]
BRISTOL,
Goldney Gardens, Illyria in Romeo and Juliet, open air, 7pm.
BUDE,
Falcon Hotel, Plandits Theatre in The Secret Garden, open air, 6.30pm.
CALNE,
Bowood House and Gardens, Chapterhouse in Pride and Prejudice, open air, 7pm.
CHARD,
Guildhall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
DORCHESTER,
Maumbury Rings, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, 6pm.
GLASTONBURY,
Abbey, Illyria in The Hound of the Baskervilles, open air, 7pm.
WAREHAM,
Holme for Gardens, Folksy Theatre in As You Like It, open air, 7pm.

Saturday 10 August
BRISTOL,
Windmill Hill City Farm, Quantum Theatre in The Tale of Jemima Puddleduck, open air, 3.30pm.
CANNINGTON,
Walled Garden, Folksy Theatre in As You Like It, open air, 7pm.
CREDITON,
Lapford Mill, Plandits Theatre in The Secret Garden, open air, 7pm.
SHERBORNE,
Girls School, The Live Queen Experience, 7.30.
SOMERTON,
Public Rooms, The Holdovers.  MOVIOLA
TORQUAY,
Torre Abbey, Immersion Theatre in Peter Pan, 1.30 and 4.30.

Sunday 11 August
BARNSTAPLE, Arlington Court, The Pantaloons in The Merry Wives of Windsor, open air, 6pm.
SALISBURY,
Cathedral Close Arundells, Immersion Theatre in Peter Pan, 5.30.
TAUNTON,
Hestercombe Gardens, Folksy Theatre in As You Like It, open air, 5pm.
TORQUAY, Cockington Court, Illyria in Romeo and Juliet, open air, 6.30pm.

Monday 12 August
SWANAGE,
Prince Albert Gardens Amphitheatre, Rain or Shine in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air, 7pm.

Tuesday 13 August
BEAULIEU,
Motor Museum, Chapterhouse in Pride and Prejudice, open air, 6.30.
EXETER, Powderham Castle, Festival Players in The Tempest, open air, 7pm.
LISKEARD, Sterts Theatre, Illyria in Romeo and Juliet, open air, 7pm.
TAUNTON, Castle Gardens, 440 Theatre in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Twelfth Night double bill, open air, and Wed, 6pm.

Wednesday 14 August
BEAULIEU, Motor Museum, Chapterhouse in Little Women, open air, 6.30.
BIDEFORD,
Hartland Abbey, Festival Players in The Tempest, open air, 7pm.
BRANSGORE,
Village Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
PENZANCE,
Penlee Park Open Air Theatre, Illyria in Romeo and Juliet, 7.30pm.
ROWLANDS CASTLE,
Stansted Park, Chapterhouse in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, open air, 6pm.

Thursday 15 August
CHELTENHAM,
Tuckwell Amphitheatre, Plandits Theatre in The Secret Garden, open air.
CORFE CASTLE,
Castle, Illyria in Romeo and Juliet, open air, 7pm.
HIGHCLIFFE,
Castle, Three Inch Fools in The Secret Diary of Henry VIII, open air, 7pm.
LACOCK,
Abbey, Chapterhouse in Beauty and the Beast, open air, 7pm

Friday 16 August
CALNE, Bowood House, The Dukes Theatre Co in As You Like It, 7pm.
FILLEIGH,
nr South Molton, Castle Hill, Sun & Moon Theatre Co in The Winter’s Tale, open air. 6.30pm.
NEWQUAY,
Newquay Orchard, Plandits Theatre in The Secret Garden, open air.
SANDFORD ORCAS,
Higher Orchard, Three Inch Fools in The Comedy of Errors, 7pm.  AR
TORQUAY,
Torre Abbey, 440 Theatre in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Twelfth Night double bill, open air, and Sat, 6pm.

Saturday 17 August
BARNSTAPLE, Arlington Court, Three Inch Fools in The Secret Diary of Henry VIII, open air, 6pm.
BEAULIEU,
Abbey Church, Music at Beaulieu, Piccadilly Dance Orchestra, 7pm.
FALMOUTH, Trebah Gardens, Plandits Theatre in The Secret Garden, open air, 6.30pm.
TETBURY
, Goods Shed Arts Centre, Festival Players in The Tempest, open air, 7pm.

Sunday 18 August
INSTOW, Tapeley Park, Three Inch Fools in The Secret Diary of Henry VIII, open air, 6.30pm.
PENZANCE,
Penlee Park Open Air Theatre, 440 Theatre in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Twelfth Night double bill,  7.30pm.

Tuesday 20 August
BLAGDON,
Yeo Valley Organic Garden, Illyria in Romeo and Juliet, open air, 7pm.
HYTHE,
Parish Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA
INSTOW,
Tapeley Park, 440 Theatre in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Twelfth Night double bill, open air, 6.30pm.
LEIGH,
nr Sherborne, Village Hall, The Lesson. MOVIOLA
TAUNTON,
Museum of Somerset, Quantum Theatre in Great Expectations, open air, 6.30pm.

Wednesday 21 August
BATH, Holburne Museum, Garden Theatre Festival Bonus, Duke’s Theatre Company in As You Like It, 7pm.
COMBEINTEIGNHEAD,
Hearn Field, Three Inch Fools in The Secret Diary of Henry VIII, open air, 7pm.
CULLOMPTON,
The Corn Barn, Rain or Shine in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air, 7.30pm.
HARTLAND,
Abbey, 440 Theatre in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Twelfth Night double bill, open air, 7pm.

Thursday 22 August

BATH, Theatre Royal, Alan Bennett’s The History Boys, to 31 Aug, Mon-Sat 7.30, Thurs/Sat mats 2.30.
BUDE, Castle Lawn, 440 Theatre in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Twelfth Night double bill, open air, 7pm.
CORFE CASTLE,
Castle, Three Inch Fools in The Secret Diary of Henry VIII, open air, 7pm.
EXBURY
, Gardens, Exbury Festival of Music, 21st Century ABBA Tribute, 7pm.


Friday 23 August
BRADFORD ON AVON, Belcome Court,  If Opera, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, and 27/29/31 August.
CREDITON, Lapford Mill, 440 Theatre in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Twelfth Night double bill, open air, 7pm.
DORCHESTER,
Kingston Maurward, The Dukes Theatre Co in As You Like It, 7pm.
EXBURY,
Gardens, Exbury Festival of Music, The UpBeat Beatles Tribute, 7pm.
MERE,
Stourhead Gardens, Chapterhouse in Beauty and the Beast, open air, 4pm.
PORTCHESTER,
Castle, Rain or Shine in The Importance of Being Earnest, open air, 7.30pm.
WEST CAMEL,
Davis Hall, Wicked Little Letters. MOVIOLA

Saturday 24 August
BRADFORD ON AVON, Belcome Court,  If Opera, Die Fledermaus, and 28 August.
BREAMORE, House, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men in Hamlet, open air, 7pm.
EXBURY
, Gardens, Exbury Festival of Music, Motown by Moonlight, 7pm.

Sunday 25 August
BRADFORD ON AVON, Belcome Court,  If Opera, Roald Dahl’s Little Red Riding Hood, children’s concert, 1.30 and 4.30pm.
DREWSTEIGNTON, Castle Drogo, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, 5.30pm.
GREAT COXWELL,
nr Swindon, Tithe Barn, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men in Hamlet, open air, 6.30pm.
SHERBORNE
, Girls School, Chapterhouse in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, open air, 4pm.

Monday 26 August
BATH, American Musuem, Chapterhouse in Beauty and the Beast, open air, 6.30.
BRADFORD ON AVON,
Belcome Court,  If Opera, Picnic Prom with the James Taylor Quartet with singer Yvonne Yanney, and Emma Smith, 5pm.

Tuesday 27 August
EXBURY, Gardens, Illyria in Romeo and Juliet, open air, 7pm.
HAVANT,
Staunton Country Park, Folksy Theatre in Angelika Sprockett’s Pockets, open air, 2pm.
LISKEARD,
Sterts Theatre, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, 7pm.
LYME REGIS,
Marine Theatre, Folksy Theatre in As You Like It, open air, 7pm.

Wednesday 28 August
BROADCLYST,
nr Exeter, Killerton House, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, 7pm.
WAREHAM, Holme for Gardens, Folksy Theatre in Angelika Sprockett’s Pockets, open air, 2pm.

Thursday 29 August
HIGHCLIFFE, Castle, The Dukes Theatre Co in As You Like It, 7pm.
WAREHAM,
Holme for Gardens, Chapterhouse in Pride and Prejudice, open air, 6pm.
WIMBORNE, Kingston Lacy, Illyria in The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, open air, 7pm.

Friday 30 August
MERE, Stourhead Gardens, Chapterhouse in Little Women, open air, 7pm.
ROCKBOURNE, Roman Villa, The Pantaloons in Robin Hood, open air, 7pm.
SALISBURY, The Wardrobe (Rifles Museum) Quantum Theatre in The Tale of Jemima Puddleduck, open air, 4.30pm.

Saturday 31 August
MERE, Stourhead Gardens, Chapterhouse in Pride and Prejudice, open air, 7pm.
SOUTHAMPTON,
Mayflower, David Essex.
WELLS, Bishop’s Palace, The Live Queen Experience, 8pm.

Sunday 1 September
CHURCHINFORD,
Cricket Ground, The Pantaloons in Robin Hood, open air, 3pm.
STREET, Alfred Gillette Trust, Wassail in Birthday Day, 11.3oam and 2pm.

Monday 2 September
BATH,
Theatre Royal, Ustinov Studio, Iestyn Davies, countertenor, Sergio Bucheli, lute, and Tues, 7.30.

Tuesday 3 September
BATH, Forum, David Essex.
FROME, Merlin ECOS Amphitheatre, Illyria in The Gondoliers, open air,  7pm.

Wednesday 4 September
BRIDPORT
, Millennium Green, Illyria in The Gondoliers, open air,  7pm.

Thursday 5 September

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower, Disney’s Aladdin, to 29 Sept.
TORQUAY, Princess Theatre, David Essex.

Friday 6 September
DORCHESTER, Maumbury Rings, The Pantaloons in The Merry Wives of Windsor, open air, 6.30pm.

Saturday 7 September
BEAULIEU,
Abbey Church, Music at Beaulieu, Grace Francis, piano,  Brahms, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, 7pm.
MINEHEAD, Regal Theatre, The Pantaloons in The Merry Wives of Windsor, 7.30pm.

Sunday 8 September
CLEARBROOK, Village Hall, The Pantaloons in The Merry Wives of Windsor.

Tuesday 10 September
BOURNEMOUTH,
BIC, Texas and KT Tunstall.

Thursday 12 September
FROME, Merlin ECOS Amphitheatre, Illyria in The Hound of the Baskervilles, open air, 7pm.

Saturday 14 September
YELVERTON, Garden House, Illyria in The Hound of the Baskervilles, open air, 7pm.

Sunday 15 September
PLYMOUTH,
Pavilions, Ryan Adams.
TORQUAY, Cockington Court, Illyria in The Hound of the Baskervilles, open air, 6.30pm.

Tuesday 17 September
BATH, Forum, Ryan Adams.

Wednesday 18 September
IVYBRIDGE, The Watermark, The Pantaloons in The Merry Wives of Windsor, 7.30pm.
POOLE,
Lighthouse, Elvis Costello and Steve Nieve.

Friday 20 September
LYME REGIS, Marine Theatre, Three Inch Fools in The Secret Diary of Henry VIII, open air, 7pm.

Saturday 21 September

SHAFTESBURY, Port Regis Farrington Hall, Shaftesbury Chamber Music Series, Gemma Rosefield, cello, Simon Callaghan, piano, Ruth Rogers, violin, Beethoven, Elgar, Brahms, 6pm.

Sunday 22 September
BRISTOL, Beacon, Beverley Knight 50.

Thursday 26 September
BATH, Theatre Royal, The Egg, The Little Prince, to 6 Oct.

Wednesday 2 October
BRISTOL,
Thekla, Pond.

Thursday 3 October
PORTSMOUTH, Guildhall, Steve Hackett, Genesis Greats.

Saturday 5 October
BRISTOL, Beacon, Steve Hackett, Genesis Greats.

Wednesday 9 October
NEW MILTON, Forest Arts, The Pantaloons in The Merry Wives of Windsor, 7.30pm.

Thursday 10 October
PORTSMOUTH, Groundlings Theatre, The Pantaloons in The Merry Wives of Windsor, 7.30pm.

Friday 11 October
PORTSMOUTH, Guildhall, Pretenders.

Saturday 12 October
BRISTOL,
Beacon, Pretenders.

Saturday 19 October
PORTSMOUTH, Guildhall, The Australian Pink Floyd Show.

Tuesday 22 October
SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower, 101 Dalmatians – the Musical, to 26 Oct.

Saturday 26 October
BEAULIEU,
Abbey Church, Music at Beaulieu, Virtuoso Violin, with Rose Gosney and Nova Foresta Classical Players, Sibelius, Beethoven, etc. 7pm.

Sunday 27 October

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower, Squeeze with Badly Drawn Boy.

Wednesday 30 October
BRISTOL, Beacon, Squeeze with Badly Drawn Boy.

Sunday 3 November
PLYMOUTH, Pavilions, Squeeze with Badly Drawn Boy.

Wednesday 6 November
STREET, Strode Theatre, Street Theatre in Wyrd Sisters, to Sat.

Thursday 7 November
PLYMOUTH,
Pavilions, The Australian Pink Floyd Show.

Monday 11 November
BRISTOL, Beacon, The Australian Pink Floyd Show.

Friday 15 November
BOURNEMOUTH, BIC, The Australian Pink Floyd Show.

Thursday 21 November

BRISTOL, O2 Academy, Lightning Seeds.

Sunday 24 November
BOURNEMOUTH,
02 Academy, The Wailers, 40th anniversary of Legend.

Monday 25 November
CIRENCESTER, Barn Theatre, The Three Musketeers, to 4 Jan.

Friday 29 November

BATH, Theatre Royal, The Egg, Robin Hood, to 11 Jan.

Saturday 30 November
SALISBURY, Playhouse. Sleeping Beauty, to 12 Jan.

Saturday 7 December
BEAULIEU, Abbey Church, Music at Beaulieu, New Forest Children’s Choir and New Foreste Chamber Choir, festive favourites, 7pm.

Tuesday 10 December
STREET, Strode Theatre, Street Theatre in A Vicar of Dibley Christmas – The Second Coming, to Fri.

Thursday 12 December

BATH, Theatre Royal,  Jon Monie and Nick Wilton in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to 12 Jan.
BRISTOL, Beacon, The Damned

Friday 13 December
PLYMOUTH, Theatre Royal, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to 11 Jan.
SOUTHAMPTON, O2 Guildhall, The Damned

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2025

Sunday 23 February
PORTSMOUTH,
Guildhall, Fish, Road to the Isles, the Farewell Tour.

Wednesday 26 February
BRISTOL, Beacon, Fish, Road to the Isles, the Farewell Tour.

Tuesday 18 March 2025
SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower, Hamilton, to Saturday 26 April.

Sunday 4 May
BRISTOL, Marble Factory, Kula Shaker, Natural Magic.

Monday 5 May
BOURNEMOUTH, O2 Academy, Kula Shaker, Natural Magic.

Tuesday 30 July 2025
PLYMOUTH, Theatre Royal, Hamilton, to Saturday 6 September.

 

Sunday 5 October 2025
CARDIFF
, Utilita Arena, Simply Red, 40th anniversary tour.