Comedy

Bill Bailey’s new show Limboland in the South West (news)

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Bill Bailey limboland

The gap between how we imagine our lives to be and how they really are is the subject of Bill Bailey’s new show Limboland.

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Dance

Strictly Come Dancing's Pasha Kovalev in his own show Life Through Dance in Torquay (news)

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Pasha Kovalev

In this new show starring Strictly Come Dancing’s Pasha Kovalev and his sensational dancers, the audience will be transported into the world of Ballroom and Latin Dance with all it’s glitter and sequins.

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Gigs

Caro Emerald in concert at Plymouth Pavilions (news)

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Caro Emerald

Since the release of her 2010 multi-platinum debut album ‘Deleted Scenes From The Cutting Room Floor’ Caro Emerald has fashioned her own niche. Stylish, Caro blends retro jazz with sampling and modern pop to create a now signature sound. She’ll be coming to Plymouth Pavilions.
 
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Festivals

Seth Lakeman to play Chagstock Festival main stage

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Seth Lakeman. Photo by Tim Young

Seth Lakeman. Photo by Tim Young

Chagstock Festival has announced that local hero Seth Lakeman has been added to the main stage line up for this year’s festival, alongside a host of other newly announced acts including Electric Swing Circus, Gaz Brookfield, Ciaran Lavery and Marquee stage headliners, Molotov Jukebox (fronted by Harry Potter and Game of Thrones star, Natalia Tena).

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Dance

Strictly stars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace in The Last Tango at the Plymouth Pavilions (news)

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Vincent Simone & Flavia Cacace

The nation’s favourite Strictly Come Dancing stars bring their ultimate farewell show to Plymouth.Vincent Simone & Flavia Cacace in The Last Tango will be at Plymouth Pavilions in April 2016.

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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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Classical

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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