Category Archives: What’s On

Mayfair Town & Country estate agents will be hosting a charity quiz night in aid of the Dorset County Hospital Charity’s Cancer Appeal on Tuesday 22nd May.

The night will be held at The Poet Laureate in Pummery Square, Poundbury, which is kindly donating the use of the venue and 10% of all revenue on the night...

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This season’s Plush Festival sees another exceptional series of classical concerts to the beautiful venue of St John’s Church, Plush, this summer.

Starting in August, highlights include the return of Sir András Schiff for Book II of Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, the Heath Quartet, talented young Italian pianist Filippo Gorini, the complete cycle of Beethoven’s cello sonatas...

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Pop-Up Opera returns this summer with a sparkling new Mozart double bill: Der Schauspieldirektor and Bastien und Bastienne. Sit back and enjoy two delicious one-act comedies in which a pair of actresses battle it out to be the prima donna, and a pair of lovers tease and test their feelings for each other.

Pop-up Opera, under the...

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Creating an intrepid new world where folk and urban traditions of her Zambian homeland blend with London’s vibrant eclectic music scene, Namvula crosses boundaries with a refreshing honesty and evocative lyricism, transporting listeners into different worlds whilst staying firmly rooted in African soil.

Her debut album Shiwezwa was released in 2014 to critical acclaim, and was...

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Bristol Old Vic Theatre School – whose alumni include Patrick Stewart, Daniel Day-Lewis and the late, great Pete Postlethwaite – bring the prose of  George Eliot to Dorset.

Brought up at Dorlcote Mill, Maggie Tulliver worships her brother Tom and is desperate to win the approval of her parents, but her passionate, wayward nature and her...

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Thomas Hardy’s relationship with the remarkable Thornycroft family in peace and war.

 From his friendship with the sculptor Hamo Thornycroft and his beautiful wife Agatha, a model for Tess of the d’Urbervilles, to his war service in London and Dorchester, his personal family tragedy, his poetry and his influence on the young Siegfried Sassoon (himself a...

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