Theatre

Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk: Christmas show at The Bike Shed Theatre Exeter

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Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk. Courtesy of Matt Austin

Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk. Courtesy of Matt Austin

This Christmas, families can embark on a thrilling adventure around 1940s Exeter with Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk at the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter.

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Art

Original prints from the Press Gang at Harbour House, Kingsbridge (news)

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Ysabel Winzar, The Mighty Midget, etching

Ysabel Winzar, The Mighty Midget, etching

Harbour House in Kingsbridge is the venue for the annual exhibition of printmaking by Press Gang.

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Classical

Plymouth Philharmonic Choir on glorious top form with Handel’s Israel in Egypt oratorio

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Christopher Fletcher

Handel’s oratorio Israel in Egypt was not a success at its first performance in 1739, yet Plymouth Philharmonic Choir has already performed it eight years ago, although it’s a demanding work just to sing, without taking into account the many double-choruses that involve repositioning some of the voice-sections.

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Classical

Dartington Community Choir: perfect fare for a summer afternoon

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Dartington Community Choir

When it comes to programming, Dartington Community Choir, under inspired conductor Simon Capet, appears to have got it just right.
 
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Gigs

Jason Donovan 10 Good Reasons and Greatest Hits tour in Plymouth (news)

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Jason Donovan Ten Good Reasons

Jason Donovan Ten Good Reasons

Jason Donovan is returning to his roots for a solo tour of his debut 5 X Platinum, 1989 album ‘Ten Good Reasons’ and ‘Greatest Hits’, which will be at the Plymouth Pavilions.

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Classical

Shockwaves in The House at Plymouth University with Ten Tors Orchestra and Pierre-Emmanuel Largeron

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This was the first time The House – Plymouth University’s new state-of-the-art performing arts centre, with its 200-seat flexible studio theatre – has been used as a concert venue by Ten Tors Orchestra.

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Tour

Kodo One Earth Tour in Plymouth for the first time in a decade

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Kodo returns for their first Barbican performance in a decade as part of their Kodo One Earth Tour 2016: Mystery The 35th Anniversary.

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Tour

Magician Jamie Raven announces debut nationwide UK tour

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Jamie Raven

Magician Jamie Raven who wowed the judges and audiences on this year’s Britain’s Got Talent has announced his debut nationwide UK tour for February 2016.

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Classical

Plymouth Symphony Orchestra shows panache with three local composers

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Plymouth Symphony Orchestra with Nadine Benjamin (soprano)

Plymouth Symphony Orchestra with Nadine Benjamin (soprano)

Plymouth Symphony Orchestra must be applauded for giving three local composers the opportunity to have their works performed in one of their regular concerts.

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Gigs

Hannah Aldridge's Razor Wire tour visits The B-Bar, Plymouth (news)

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Hannah Aldridge

Hannah Aldridge, who’s playing at Plymouth’s B-Bar in July, is steeped in the music of Nashville and Muscle Shoals, the two cities where she was raised.

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