Category Archives: What’s On

Jen Brister has it all: a wife, kids, a house and a job she loves (sometimes) so what the hell is she moaning about?

Join Jen as she takes an irreverent look at the often controversial subject of ‘privilege’. Who has it? Who doesn’t? And why does no one like to admit they have any?

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Following the success of last year’s intimate one-man show, Steve Knightley’s latest folk outing is intended for anyone fascinated by the art and craft of song writing.

Exploring his extensive back catalogue and introducing unheard, new material he explores the themes and stories that inspire him. Along the way this masterful songwriter shows how music and...

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In a modern twist on Robert Louis Stevenson’s iconic gothic classic, this bold new adaptation of The Strange Case Of Jekyll & Hyde reimagines it as a gripping political thriller set in the halls of American power. True to the original text’s themes, it makes a great night of entertainment for those familiar with the novella...

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Rehearsals are well under way, lines are being learned, costumes are being made and tickets for Dorchester ‘s record-breaking seventh community play are now on sale.

Spinning the Moon is being staged for 11 nights between April 6 and April 18 at Thomas Hardye School theatre in Coborg Road, though there will be no performances on...

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The Hall & Woodhouse DLF Local Writing Prize - the popular award created by the Dorchester Literary Festival - is now open for entries in its third year.

Available to authors either based in the West Country, or with a strong connection to it, the prize offers a great opportunity for publicity and promotion, plus the chance...

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Pianist Lucy Parham returns with the third in her Composer Portraits series.

Elégie chronicles the life of composer and pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff in words and music, from his youth in Russia, through his self-imposed exile in 1917 and finally to California, where he died in 1943.

The concert includes many of his best-loved works for solo piano,...

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