Guitarist plays the blues

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

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

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

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

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

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

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

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

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

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

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

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.

Forest Forge bring you a tale of desire and deceit

Dorset Echo:

10:05am Thursday 25th September 2014

A STORY of desire, duty, deceit and revenge is coming to Dorset.

Ticking clock about to explode onto stage

Dorset Echo:

10:06am Thursday 25th September 2014

A PLAY all about the ticking clock of time and the stories that stretch across the years is being shown at the Lyric Theatre in Bridport at 8pm on Saturday.

It’s great stuff, From the Jam

Dorset Echo:

3:35pm Thursday 25th September 2014

From the Jam

BSO play up to celebrate arts centre’s 40th birthday

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BRIDPORT: Don’t miss your chance to hear one of Britain’s great orchestras right on your doorstep on Friday.

Appreciate sounds of Ian’s acoustic guitar

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Canadian musician and storyteller Ian Sherwood will perform at Shipton Gorge and Broadwindsor next month as part of a special UK tour of his new album ‘Everywhere To Go’.

Get the two-tone Beat at the Electric Palace

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Ska legends The Beat will shake the foundations of Bridport with a show at the Electric Palace next month, bringing with them more than 30 years worth of music experience and top 10 hits.

Dorchester Arts celebrates its 30th anniversary with some fine drama

Dorset Echo:

10:17am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THEATREGOERS are set to enjoy drama with Dorchester Arts as it celebrates its 30th anniversary with support from a law firm.

Indian love poems performed in style

Dorset Echo:

9:59am Monday 22nd September 2014

SENSUAL and bewitching sounds and stories are coming to Dorchester Arts Centre on Saturday.

Landscape artist Colin Willey shows paintings

Dorset Echo:

9:58am Monday 22nd September 2014

THE sunny summer of 2014 has brought a vintage crop of fresh landscape pictures from Dorset painter Colin Willey.


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