12:32pm Wednesday 27th August 2014
“IT’S got to be perfect,” sang Glaswegian Eddi Reader headlining the Purbeck Folk Festival on Friday night, pleasing the crowd with Perfect, which was a number one hit for her former band Fairground Attraction in the late 80s.
12:15pm Tuesday 26th August 2014
7:58pm Saturday 23rd August 2014
AS you descend a giant rolling hill into the mysterious depths of a valley, you know you’re in for a treat. The Purbeck Folk Festival takes place on a vast working sheep farm at Langton Matravers, not that you’d know from its festival transformation.
9:25am Saturday 23rd August 2014
12:40pm Friday 22nd August 2014
12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014
8:10am Tuesday 19th August 2014
10:21am Friday 15th August 2014
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7:50am Tuesday 12th August 2014
10:51am Friday 8th August 2014
10:15am Friday 8th August 2014
Dismantle and Rebuild: The Ramona Flowers DISMANTLE and Rebuild is the eagerly anticipated album from The Ramona Flowers which follows a succession of powerful singles over the last year including Brighter, Lust & Lies and Tokyo.
10:14am Friday 8th August 2014
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10:00am Friday 8th August 2014
THERE can hardly be a better place to enjoy this tender and haunting sacred work than the lofty setting of Milton Abbey, while the choir of the Milton Abbey Music Festival gave the piece all the beauty that it deserved.
9:42am Wednesday 6th August 2014
1:14pm Friday 1st August 2014
THE sumptuous setting of Milton Abbey School has provided numerous musical treats over the years, the International Music Festival being one that has taken firm root under the direction of David McKee.
1:10pm Friday 1st August 2014
IT takes a lot to render a journalist speechless, but the rock and rolling, high octane, fire-breathing, sword-swallowing, jaw-dropping, pyrotechnic extravaganza that is the Circus of Horrors will just about do it.
1:01pm Friday 1st August 2014
1:04pm Friday 1st August 2014
12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014
REPLACING the advertised pavilion show – Bill Kenwright’s production of Fame – at very short notice, this is a lively tribute to some of the great names in rock ’n’ roll, including Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley, together with Ricky Nelson, Del Shannon and Eddie Cochran.
11:58am Friday 25th July 2014
10:27am Friday 25th July 2014
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11:18am Friday 25th July 2014
CINEWORLD, PLAZA HERCULES 3D (12A) – Dwayne Johnson flexes his pecs as the eponymous hero of lore in Brett Ratner’s testosterone-fuelled adventure based on the graphic novel Hercules: The Thracian Wars.
11:16am Friday 25th July 2014
CINEWORLD, PLAZA EARTH TO ECHO (PG, 91 mins): IN 1982, ET phoned home and now another stranded extra-terrestrial requires assistance from pint-sized heroes to safely return to the stars in Dave Green’s fantastical family-oriented adventure.
10:38am Friday 25th July 2014
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10:34am Friday 25th July 2014
FROM the first moment of rock rappers Linkin Park’s sixth album to its end 45 minutes later, there’s barely a chance to catch a breath. Punchy, energetic and with guitar riffs in all the right places, The Hunting Party shows a band still at the height of its powers.
10:31am Friday 25th July 2014
1:33pm Monday 21st July 2014
IT was left to the brilliant young singer-songwriter Tom Odell to close this year’s special festival. One of the many highlights of this most eclectic of gatherings, where you can always discover unexpected gems around every leafy corner.
7:59am Friday 18th July 2014
11:28am Friday 18th July 2014
10:51am Friday 18th July 2014
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9:12am Thursday 17th July 2014
8:42am Thursday 10th July 2014
This is David Gray's second visit to Bournemouth in a little over a month. The first time round he played a few songs as part of the Wave 105 gig and in my opinion was easily the best artist there (and there were a fair few quality acts). This time he is back on his own and we get the whole evening to listen to this talented man.
10:24am Sunday 6th July 2014
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