Circus of Horrors set to thrill

Dorset Echo: The Circus of Horrors

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A SHOW that stormed into the finals of Britain’s Got Talent is at the Electric Palace on Sunday.

Russell Kane - your mother would approve

Dorset Echo:

10:24am Friday 25th July 2014

THE ‘guyliner’ is no more and the hairstyle has gone from Cruella de Vil-esque quiff to a style your mother would approve of.

Evening of poetry

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10:05am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN evening of poetry is being held in the garden of Portland Museum on Friday, August 1 from 7pm to 9pm.

Eclectic art project invites you to take part

Dorset Echo:

10:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

A CONTEMPORARY art project inviting audience participation is making its Dorset debut in Bridport.

Dance troupe puts on end of year show

Dorset Echo:

10:54am Friday 18th July 2014

TALENTED young performers from Portrait, Dorset’s youth contemporary dance company, will take to the stage for their end of year performance at the Bay Theatre, Weymouth College, 7.30pm on Wednesday.

Doctor stops off for Regent date

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10:17am Tuesday 15th July 2014

DOCTOR Jonathan Miller – one of post-war Britain’s most intriguing polymaths – is appearing at the Regent Theatre in Christchurch on Thursday, September 18.

Vintage entertainment on the Quay

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9:56am Monday 14th July 2014

A SERIES of vintage evenings of entertainment will be held at Poole Quay beginning on Thursday, July 24.

Choir’s on song for hospice fundraiser

Dorset Echo:

9:56am Monday 14th July 2014

HUNDREDS of singers belted out some classic pop and rock songs to raise money for a Dorset cause.

Barcodes will deliver the blues at Dorchester Arts Centre

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

THE Barcodes are ready for a rip roaring blues night at Dorchester Arts Centre tomorrow from 7.30pm.

Summer skate jam at the Front in Weymouth

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

SOME freewheelin’ fun is on the cards tomorrow for girls who like to skate.

Review: The King's Shilling, Shire Hall, Dorchester

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

AN atmosphere of harmony and mutual respect reigned among the four performers of folk group Time and Tide, above, which contrasted sharply with the material they delivered at this emotionally charged concert about the impact of war on ordinary people.

Singers share folksy sound

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2:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

A CONCERT of folk songs can be heard in Portesham village hall on Sunday.

Murder’s on menu at village hall show

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

MURDER most horrid is coming to Dorset.

Tempest production really is a kind of magic...

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

THE TEMPEST Maumbury Rings, Dorchester SHAKESPEARE’S final play, full of ‘this rough magic’ has been given a good going over by Miracle Theatre and the result casts a whole new light on the work which even the most conservative fan of the Bard would applaud.

Battle of Agincourt inspires medieval month

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

THE Battle of Agincourt is the inspiration for a medieval month at Corfe Castle with daily living history displays from 10am to 6pm and a packed events programme.

Disbaled performers get chance to grace stage

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A DRAMA workshop for adults with disabilities will be staged at Dorchester Arts Centre this summer.

Double dose of plays at island theatre

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11:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

TWO short plays are being performed at the Royal Manor Theatre on Portland tomorrow and Saturday.

Weymouth students to perform Little Shop of Horrors musical

Dorset Echo:

12:52pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A CARNIVOROUS musical is coming to All Saints School in Weymouth this week.

Fiddlers on the hoof

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12:00pm Saturday 5th July 2014

AN ENTHRALLING evening of fiddling tales and tunes from around the world is coming to the Bridport Arts Centre Story Café.

Get first-hand experience of Basil Fawlty's hospitality

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 5th July 2014

A THEATRE company which has taken to the stage at the hotel that inspired Fawlty Towers is bringing its tribute to Weymouth Pavilion.

Surreal fable based on Ovid poem

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

IN a town in the middle of nowhere, in the attic of his parents’ house, a man convinced he was born with wings flees from the chaos outside and picks through his confused past. Threnody for the Sky Children is a surreal modern fable that draws inspiration from Ovid’s epic poem Metamorphoses through poetry, music and mythology.

Bring a picnic and watch Bard's comedy classic

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

FOLKSY Theatre are presenting a treat for open-air performance lovers. Their production of Taming of the Shrew is coming to Bridport’s Hyde Residential Gardens on Thursday, July 31.

Music for everone at festival by the sea

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

HUNDREDS of music fans will be flocking to Lyme Regis this weekend for the annual Big Mix Festival tomorrow.

Picnic and enjoy the Bard's Tempest at Maumbury Rings

Dorset Echo:

10:30am Friday 4th July 2014

GET the picnic rugs out and enjoy a spot of outdoor Shakespeare.

Piano trio The Busch Ensemble play two concerts

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1:30pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

LEADING piano trio The Busch Ensemble are treating west Dorset with two concerts this week.

Camp Dracula gets back to his county roots

Dorset Echo: LOVE AT FIRST BITE:  Camp Dracula and The Sinister Sisters

12:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Camp Dracula back to his county roots DORSET’S Douglas Child will return to his roots when the Circus of Horrors comes to his home county.

Rose garden party to remember fallen

Dorset Echo: PAST GLORY: Bonny Sartin from the Yetties who opened a previous party event with Rose Queen Hannah Sanders and her brother Scot

10:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

A ROSE Garden party is coming into bloom once again next month.

Riotous Bard comedy at abbey

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10:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

THE Festival Players from Gloucestershire are taking an all-male tour of the bard’s shortest comedy across the UK and into Europe this summer.

Somme drama for the Hardy Players

Dorset Echo: FIELD OF THEIR OWN: Wessex Scenes will be performed by the New Hardy Players

4:44pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A WARTIME play staged by the original Hardy Players on the eve of the Battle of the Somme is to be re-created by the New Hardy Players.

We Will Rock You... Queen tribute at Pavilion

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12:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

QUEEN tribute band The Bohemians are bringing their show to Weymouth Pavilion on July 20.

Dickens' Great Expectations... out of a suitcase

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12:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A PERFORMANCE of Great Expectations will be shown on June 28 at Dorchester Arts Centre.

Stage tribute to smash hit movie Dirty Dancing

Dorset Echo: LET’S GET DIRTY: Dirty Dancing comes to the Weymouth Pavilion on July 12

12:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

THEATRE-GOERS should prepare to have the time of their life at Weymouth Pavilion.

Brother and sister show at Guggleton Gallery in Stalbridge

Dorset Echo: Brother and sister show at Guggleton Gallery in Stalbridge

3:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

DORCHESTER watercolourist Sue Peake is joining forces with her brother for her new show.

Mesmerising tribute to Simon and Garfunkel is coming to the Tivoli

Dorset Echo: TRIBUTE: Haynes and Richards as Simon and Garfunkel

3:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A MESMERISING tribute to Simon and Garfunkel is coming to the Tivoli in Wimborne.

Daring, beautiful and bizarre circus act

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12:00pm Saturday 21st June 2014

THE Circus of Horrors is coming to The Electric Palace in Bridport.

Ground-breaking play all set for Lyric Theatre

Dorset Echo: CHALLENGING STEREOTYPES:  Paul Lucas and Charles Sanders in South Street, Bridport, who are behind Trans Scripts

12:00pm Saturday 21st June 2014

A GROUND-BREAKING play will be premiered in Bridport next week.

Packed programme from choral society

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1:08pm Friday 20th June 2014

ANTHING Goes at All Saints’ School in Wyke Regis, Weymouth tomorrow night.

Red Hippo star at Burton Bradstock village hall

Dorset Echo: Red Hippo

1:01pm Friday 20th June 2014

SOME deceptively intelligent musicians are bringing their unique sound to Burton Bradstock tonight.

Stellar line-up for Chalke Valley History Festival

Dorset Echo: REAL TREAT: Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival

12:00pm Thursday 19th June 2014

A STAR-STUDDED line-up will attract thousands of people to a field in the Wessex countryside next week.

Live screening raisies charity cash

Dorset Echo: Live screening raisies charity cash

11:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

MONEY was raised for three charities during a live broadcast event in Weymouth.

Pirates take over the Pavilion for a pantomime

Dorset Echo: AARRGH YOU READY? From left, Chris Gallarus  as Capt. Fillibuster, Alex Anstey as Captain Blackhead, Charlotte Allen as Buccaneer Becky and  Lizzie Frances as Melody the Magical Mermaid

11:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

LOCAL performer Charlotte Allen has been cast in Weymouth’s summer pantomime.

Mystery of Iraq war explored in new play

Dorset Echo: WRITE STUFF: Andrew Rutherford, owner of Wild and Homeless Books, and author of Blind Spot

11:00am Tuesday 17th June 2014

ONE of the most enduring mysteries of the Iraq war is to take to the stage in Bridport in a brand new play written by bookshop owner Andrew Rutherford.

Enjoy eclectic range of music this month

Dorset Echo: Emilie Capulet

2:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

FOLLOWING on from her studies under eminent musicians in Australia and London, and achieving her Master of Music degree in 2001, concert pianist Emilie Capulet, right, will give a performance at Dorset County Museum, Dorchester at 1pm on Thursday, June 19.

Tragic tale of Martha Brown

Dorset Echo: KEEPS YOU HANGING ON: The Ballad of Martha Brown by Dorset theatre company Angel Exit

1:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

DORSET-based physical theatre company Angel Exit presents a dark and moving tragic comedy about the last woman to be publicly hanged in the county.

Iconic British icon set to perform

Dorset Echo: Midge Ure plays acoustic at the Marine Theatre

11:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

Midge Ure has become an iconic British figure, shape shifting his way through the UK music scene for 35 years and more. From prototype boy band with Slik, through electronic pioneer with Visage, rock guitarist with Thin Lizzy, chart topper with Ultravox and his solo career, to charity fundraiser with Band Aid.

Chance to try hand at puppet making

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10:13am Thursday 12th June 2014

A PUPPET Making Club for all ages begins on June 17 in Bridport and runs until July 15.

Youngsters perform shows at the double

Dorset Echo: AN APPLE A DAY... Dorset Youth Theatre

10:12am Thursday 12th June 2014

MEMBERS of Dorset Youth Theatre junior and intermediate groups will perform in a double bill starting at 7pm today and tomorrow at Dorchester Corn Exchange.

Four-midable arts at Lyme Regis's Town Mill Malthouse Gallery

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11:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

FOUR artists are combining their skills for an eclectic exhibition at the Town Mill Malthouse Gallery in Lyme Regis.

TV comedians put on their Sunday best at Weymouth Pavilion

Dorset Echo: Carl Donnelly

11:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

TV comedians Carl Donnelly and Justin Moorhouse will be the stars of the next Sunday Night at the Pavilion show.

Tracking down the elusive nightjar

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10:18am Wednesday 11th June 2014

The RSPB is running a special guided walk on Friday to listen and look for the elusive nightjar.


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