Wonderful literary line-up for festival

Dorset Echo:

4:09pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Three more high profile writers have been confirmed for the upcoming Bridport Literary Festival, due to take place from November 9 to 16.

Singing workshops return for half term

Dorset Echo:

3:58pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Excitement is in the air as B Sharp Voices announces the launch of a new series of singing workshops for young people in the resort this half term.

Solar Wolf warming up for Europe tour

Dorset Echo:

3:55pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Up and coming trip-hop and dub group Solar Wolf will play at the Electric Palace in Bridport next month, an ideal chance to catch them before a pan-European tour takes them away from UK’s shores in 2015.

Toe-tapping rustic music

Dorset Echo:

3:49pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Musicians Emma McEvoy and Dave Squirrel will take their string and folk skills to the Beach and Barnicott tomorrow for an evening of free entertainment.

Magic and science merge seamlessly

Dorset Echo:

12:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Get ready for a unique collaboration between internationally renowned companies from Avanti and Artizani.

Enjoy a 'soundscape experience' with Solar Wolf

Dorset Echo:

10:07am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TRIP hop, ambient and dub live act Solar Wolf is supporting Dreadzone at the Electric Palace in Bridport on November 21.

Iconic comic theatre show sweeps into Dorset

Dorset Echo:

10:05am Thursday 23rd October 2014

NORMAL service will be resumed when the Ministry of Entertainment returns to Dorset.

Maori trio Pacific Curls evoke sounds of the ocean

Dorset Echo:

10:04am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SOME Maori soul is coming to Dorset.

Ancient Welsh myth retold at arts centre

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10:16am Tuesday 21st October 2014

FOREST Forge brings a story of desire, duty, deceit and revenge to Bridport Arts Centre on Friday at 7.30pm.

Guitarist plays the blues

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2:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

GUITARIST John Etheridge is performing an uplifting evening of blues, folk and jazz at the Electric Palace in Bridport on Thursday, October 23.

Weekend of thrills

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2:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A WEEKEND of adventure will give thrill seekers the chance to traverse a double-sided climbing wall, find their way through a laser maze and experience a free fall drop.

Comic Shappi Korsandi comes to Dorchester tonight

Dorset Echo:

10:24am Friday 17th October 2014

A PERSONAL show packed with heartbreak and laughter is being brought to Dorchester tonight by one of the country’s foremost female comics.

Time to boogie-woogie with Ben and friends

Dorset Echo:

11:02am Friday 17th October 2014

A CHARITY fundraising boogie-woogie show next Saturday is set to raise thousands of pounds for local charities.

Show brings spooky family fun to Weymouth

Dorset Echo:

10:01am Friday 17th October 2014

A SPOOKY family show is coming to Weymouth Pavilion in time for Halloween.

Art exhibition shows off town's talent

Dorset Echo:

10:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

AN EXHIBITION featuring artists’ responses to a national newspaper article describing Weymouth as a ‘graveyard of ambition’ is at Weymouth Library until October 25.

Rick Wakeman returns to the Regent in Christchurch

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10:13am Wednesday 15th October 2014

ROCK Giant, Grumpy Old Man and all round entertainer, Rick Wakeman is returning to the Regent in Christchurch for his second concert at the centre on Monday, December 1.

Retro-pop sounds from Caro Emerald

Dorset Echo:

10:12am Wednesday 15th October 2014

DUTCH pop and jazz singer Caro Emerald, pictured right, is performing in Dorset tonight.

Hit the right notes with B Sharp group

Dorset Echo:

10:11am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A NEW series of singing workshops is being launched for young people in West Dorset.

Help the story giant find last tale on earth

Dorset Echo:

12:33pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

FAMILY production The Story Giant is coming to Milborne St Andrew village hall on October 17 from 7.30pm.

Banking on a good talk

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1:15pm Monday 13th October 2014

A TALK is being held on Dorset explorer William Bankes and his travels in the Middle East on Thursday, October 16.

What a hound dog

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1:13pm Monday 13th October 2014

EUROPE’S most successful Elvis Presley tribute artist – Lee Memphis King will be performing at the Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth on Sunday, November 9.

Acting up on stage with singing sisters

Dorset Echo:

1:11pm Monday 13th October 2014

A RIB-TICKLING tale of a nun on the run is coming to Weymouth Pavilion.

Family variety show heading for Weymouth Pavilion

Dorset Echo:

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

A FAMILY variety show is coming to Weymouth Pavilion on Saturday, October 18.

Hey kids comes to Lighthouse for a day at the seaside

Dorset Echo:

10:25am Friday 10th October 2014

A MAGICAL comedy show for children aged 3-8 and their families comes to Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, tomorrow.

Dr Feelgood play the Electric Palace in Bridport

Dorset Echo:

10:23am Friday 10th October 2014

JOANNA Davis speaks to Dr Feelgood drummer Kevin Morris, who is looking forward to playing in Bridport for the first time

Having a laugh with Omid Djalili

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

ONE of my favourite comedians of all time is singing the theme tune of the Black Beauty TV show to me down the phone.

Iconic band The Beat still going strong

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

The Beat at The Electric Palace, October 4 For five years in the late 70s and early 80s The Beat were the face of the British Ska revival, writes reviewer Neil Harvey.

Get your thinking caps on for quiz

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:24am Thursday 9th October 2014

AN AMAZING Quiz Night is being held by the Friends of Greenhill Gardens at the Lodmoor pub in Weymouth on Saturday, November 15 from 7.30pm.

Walk the plank to the Lighthouse

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10:22am Thursday 9th October 2014

PIRATES of Penzance is docking at Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts from October 22 to 25.

Festival open to all young music lovers

Dorset Echo:

10:26am Wednesday 8th October 2014

MUSICIANS of all ages and standards are invited to take part in the Weymouth Music Festival.

New director of arts appointed

Dorset Echo:

10:34am Tuesday 7th October 2014

LAURA Cockett has been appointed as the new director of Bridport Arts Centre (BAC).

Kes on stage to perform adaption of novel

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

KES, the story of a boy’s relationship with a kestrel, is showing at the Royal Manor Theatre on Portland from Monday until Saturday, October 11.

Get rooting to raise money

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed roots warriors Wille and the Bandits bring their latest UK tour to Dorchester tomorrow while raising money for South West England flood victims.

Full of Franken-fun for all of the family

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

A FANG-TASTIC family show is coming to Weymouth Pavilion for Halloween.

Black Beauty, Winston Churchill and playing the illegitimate son of Al Pacino (possibly) – Comedian Omid Djalili heads to Dorset

Dorset Echo:

9:57am Friday 3rd October 2014

ONE of my favourite comedians of all time is singing the theme tune of the Black Beauty TV show to me down the phone.

Musical tribute to Dorset’s heritage comes to Weymouth

Dorset Echo:

10:57am Friday 3rd October 2014

THE music of Vanessa Young will be performed at a concert at St Mary’s Church in Weymouth tomorrow night from 7.30pm.

Lisa Knapp brings her brand of folk music to the Jurassic Coast

Dorset Echo:

10:52am Friday 3rd October 2014

THE buzz is continuing to grow around Lisa Knapp’s critically-acclaimed new album Hidden Seam.

The Great War remembered in new play Passion

Dorset Echo:

9:59am Friday 3rd October 2014

A PLAY interweaving five stories evoking the effect of The Great War and more recent conflicts on families will be premiered on Wednesday.

It’s hard rain gonna fall...

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

English singer-songwriter and composer Barb Jungr is all set to bring locals to their feet at The Electric Palace later this month when she performs song from her album Hard Rain.

Enjoy a morning of poetry at art centre

Dorset Echo:

11:44am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Bridport Arts Centre will host a poetry reading morning on October 17 and has invited members of the public to nominate their favourite pieces for the programme.

Norwegian show lets you explore stage

Dorset Echo:

11:43am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Just one day remains before theatre company NIE (New International Encounter) arrives to perform the Museum of Memories at the Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis.

A charm offensive

Dorset Echo:

11:42am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Famed UK comedy cabaret trio Fascinating Aida will stop off at Bridport’s Electric Palace for their hit show Charm Offensive.

Fond farewell for lonely man

Dorset Echo:

11:41am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Following the success of his first solo show, The Confetti Maker, Frank Wurzinger has once again teamed up with theatre director John Wright (Trestle, Told by an Idiot) to bring a one-man physical comedy about life, death and the afterlife to The Lyric Theatre in Bridport.

Kes hits the heights as it flies into town

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A WELL-LOVED book and film is being brought to life on Portland.

No beating a night of Taiko Drummers

Dorset Echo:

10:01am Tuesday 30th September 2014

MUGENKYO Taiko Drummers, who have appeared on television and radio programmes worldwide, will be coming to Weymouth Pavilion on Wednesday, October 15.

New comedy to tell story of life in Limbo

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:12am Monday 29th September 2014

A COMEDY about life as a worker in limbo is coming to Martinstown village hall.

Quangle Wangle singers set to perform

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A CONCERT with a watery theme is due to take place next month in Dorchester which features some familiar faces from the Quangle Wangle singers as well as other local guest performers.

Youngsters in fine voice for B Sharp Voices showcase

Dorset Echo:

10:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

YOUNG singers will be making themselves heard in B Sharp Voices, a showcase of local primary school vocal talent.

Sean Hughes: Penguins, convention of society and taxes

Dorset Echo:

10:29am Friday 26th September 2014

JOANNA Davis chats to a quick-witted, funny and charmingly insulting Sean Hughes ahead of his Weymouth Pavilion gig

Ellen’s pushing the boundaries with latest operas

Dorset Echo:

10:30am Friday 26th September 2014

NAKED women, a golden eagle and hunting dogs.


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