Category Archives: What’s On

As one-half of Show Of Hands, one of the finest folk bands in the country, Phil Beer is something of a national treasure on the folk, roots and acoustic scene.

He is equally in demand for his solo shows – in fact, he has probably appeared more frequently in the Dorchester Arts programme than any other...

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Angela’s brand new show of stand-up and stories is trying, really trying, to look on the bright side of life.

Since 2011, when Angela took the plunge and embarked on her life-long dream to become a comedian, her witty worldview has been catapulted onto numerous radio and television shows including appearances on BBC One’s Mock The...

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A new play performed with musical accompaniment by contralto and actress Lucy Stevens, following her triumphant appearance last year as Kathleen Ferrier in Whattalife!

Lucy returns to shine a light on the extraordinary life and music of Dame Ethel Smyth: composer, writer and Suffragette. She was the living embodiment of the passion with which Victorian women...

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Tankus The Henge is the five-wheeled, funk-fuelled, open top, custom paint job, rock‘n’roll jalopy that comes careering round the corner on a tranquil summer’s day. Ruining the silence and disturbing the bats.

Their live experience is something to behold. Combining wild showmanship and musical dexterity, their sound incorporates rock, funk, blues, ska, roots and gypsy rhythms...

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Through rousing traditional songs and moving ballads, Townsend Theatre Productions reveals the plight of the woman chainmakers of Cradley Heath.

In 1910, they stood up for their right to earn a living wage, led by the founder of the National Federation of Women Workers, Mary Macarthur. Their 10-week strike more than doubled their earnings and successfully...

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This hilarious show not only touches on his usual moans about being a middle-aged, middle-class father of fat-shaming teenagers but also introduces us to new problems like his struggles with IQ tests, political zealots and the trauma of supporting the England rugby team.

Hal is a familiar face on the comedy circuit having recently appeared on...

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