Classical

Variety and resourcefulness: of Ten Tors Orchestra with an 18th century repertoire (review)

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ten tors orchestra and Julian Perkins

Julian Perkins with the Ten Tors Orchestra

 

One of the things you can always count on with conductor Simon Ible is the variety and resourcefulness of his programming.

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Theatre

Brian Conley as Barnum in Plymouth (news)

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BARNUM - Brian Conley as 'PT Barnum' and Linzi Hateley as 'Chairy'. Photo by Johan Persson

Brian Conley as ‘PT Barnum’ and Linzi Hateley as ‘Chairy’. Photo by Johan Persson

One of Britain’s best-loved entertainers, Brian Conley, will be back on the boards in Plymouth as he takes on the role of ‘PT Barnum’ in Cameron Mackintosh and Chichester Festival Theatre’s smash-hit production of Barnum. The show will also star Linzi Hateley as Barnum’s wife Chairy.

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Art

A call to artists - applications for exhibitions at Harbour House in 2016

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Harbour House Gallery

Artists, have you ever thought about holding an exhibition in the gallery at Harbour House, Kingsbridge? It’s the largest gallery space available for hire for miles around, and is a light, ground floor room that lends itself equally well to solo and group exhibitions. The ceilings are high, and there’s plenty of floor space for three dimensional work, or to set up an easel and paint.
 
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Outstanding showcase from two young performers: Charlotte Badham with James Girling at Plymstock Church (review)

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Charlotte Badham (mezzo-soprano) with James Girling (guitar) Plymstock Church

It’s quite an amazing experience listening to someone you first knew as a child return only a few years later, sounding virtually like a seasoned professional.

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Exhibitions

Points of View exhibition of artistic viewpoint at Harbour House, Kingsbridge (news)

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Wendy Chudley, Echoes of the sky,

Wendy Chudley, Echoes of the sky,

Harbour House in Kingsbridge is the venue for a lively exhibition of paintings exploring how artists view their surroundings.

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Gigs

Canadian indie-pop band Alvvays have added Bristol date to UK tour (news)

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Following a series of shows at SXSW, Canadian indie-pop band Alvvays have added further live dates for September this year, including Bristol.

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Gigs

Lethal Bizzle Denchchat tour in Bristol

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Lethal Bizzle

Grime stalwart Lethal Bizzle will be returning to the UK this year with his highly anticipated Denchchat Tour in October 2015.

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Gigs

Al Stewart and the Year Of The Cat at Princess Theatre, Torquay

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Al Stewart

Al Stewart will perform an acoustic version of his classic album Year Of The Cat in it’s entirety at the Princess Theatre, Torquay.

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Theatre

Every Brilliant Thing, a new play about depression and love, at The Drum, Plymouth

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Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing is a new play about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love.

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Theatre

Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage: sport, politics, secrets, life and learning to be yourself, at Exeter Northcott

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Daniel Hawksford in Crouch,Touch,Pause,Engage. Photo by Robert Workman.

Daniel Hawksford in Crouch,Touch,Pause,Engage. Photo by Robert Workman.

Acclaimed theatre company, Out of Joint, return to the Exeter Northcott Theatre, this time with Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage – a new, verbatim play directed by Max Stafford-Clark.

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