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Wincanton Area Parkinson's Group are delighted that Wincanton Silver Band have chosen this local group to share the proceeds of their next concert. Please support the event next Sunday 19th May 2013 at 3.00pm in Wincanton Memorial Hall.
The Queen lends major paintings to the Holburne Museum in Bath, including many masterpieces. As former chairman of the museum and a local resident of many years, I can tell you of the many delights the museum holds for a family visit.
There will be just one major and glorious work when Wincanton Choral Society performs Mendelssohn's Elijah at their spring concert on Sunday 12th May at Wincanton Sports Centre.
Artist Fiona Gordon-Abbey and husband Alastair MacAndrew have combined creative talents to produce something different for this, Fiona's ninth exhibition at First-View Gallery, Stourhead.
According to Cambridge Dictionaries Online, to "hoot with laughter" is "to laugh a lot very loudly". If you fancy putting this into practise, head down to The Barrel of Laughs Comedy Club on 2nd May. You won't be disappointed!
A 'Raise the Roof' Concert will be performed by Castle Cary Choir in Wincanton Parish Church on Friday 17th May. This is part of the on-going requirement to raise much needed regular income to ensure the Parish Church is sustained for future generations.
Wincanton Film Society's next screening is "Snow Cake", a drama about the friendship between an autistic woman and a man traumatised after a fatal car accident. Join us on Wednesday 24th April.
Milborne Port Opera will be performing Gilbert & Sullivan's "Iolanthe" at the Village Hall straight after Easter, from 3rd to 6th April. The play is full of wonderful music and is supported by an excellent 11-piece orchestra.
Wincanton Silver Band recently held their AGM. After another successful year the band are developing their youth section to develop young musicians who will ensure the future of Wincanton Silver Band.
The Tudor and Elizabethan periods continue to fascinate us. Hendrika Foster will introduce some of the art and artists that defined this period of our history. Join her on Friday 22nd March at 7.30pm in the Balsam Centre.
Every year many new films emerge onto the Cinema Circuit, but very few films go on to become true classics. Wincanton Film Society is showing one of them, The Third Man, on Tuesday 19th March.
Spectra Musica will once again be performing a variety of music "Bach to Broadway" at St Luke and St Teresa's Church in Wincanton on Saturday 23rd March, singing works by Handel, Bach and from My Fair Lady, amongst others.
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