Category Archives: What’s On

ALAW is three leading musicians who bring a wealth of experience to a shared passion - the traditional music of Wales.

Whether unearthing rare gems or reimagining a well loved melody they treat their music with a deftness and sensitivity that is thoroughly absorbing. Combined with powerful song writing and original tunes, this makes for a...

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The cast and director of Dorchester Drama’s latest production – Noël Coward’s delightful comedy, ‘Present Laughter’ - are now well into the rehearsal process.

However whilst the cast might be taking to the clipped accents and glamorous costumes of 1939 like ducks to water, sourcing some of the props appropriate to the period is proving rather more challenging. ...

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Tickets have gone on sale for this year’s Dorchester Literature Festival, taking place from the 17-21 October and promising a fascinating line-up.

Over the five days there will be more than 30 speakers, including Julian Fellowes, Joanna Trollope, Orla Kiely, Jeremy Vine, Lynne Truss, Judy Murray, Mark Austin and Vince Cable.

Authors will be talking on subjects...

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Created to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the Great War, musicians Chris Green and Sophie Matthews use music and song to tell the story of ‘The War to End All Wars’.

A scintillating mixture of soldiers’ songs, music hall numbers, war poems set to new music and original compositions. Featuring a host of wartime standards such...

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This year West Dorset Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) will be hosting the ever popular Weymouth Octoberfest in the Ocean Rooms, Weymouth Pavilion on Friday the 5  and Saturday the 6 October, split over four sessions.

There will be a selection of around 60 beers alongside 12 ciders and Perry’s with a strong emphasis on beers from Cumbria; of...

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London-based singer Ranjana Ghatak has worked nationally and internationally as both an artist and composer. Commissioned by the Commonwealth Games to write a piece for the Big Big Sing Project in Glasgow 2014, Ranjana also recorded on Gareth Malone’s Christmas album alongside the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Singing in Sanskrit, Bengali, Hindi and English, Ranjana takes inspiration...

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