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A Long Way to Tipperary - after show report

Tue 3 Jul '18, 19:51
By Andrew Warren
A Long Way to Tipperary - after show report

Last weekend, Wincanton Youth Theatre performed their First World War commemorative event, A Long Way to Tipperary. After the performances, the group donated £213.64 to the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.

Spectra Musica presents “A Pastoral Idyll”

Sun 24 Jun '18, 15:19
By Sally Greenhalgh
Spectra Musica presents “A Pastoral Idyll”

Spectra Musica’s Summer Concert, entitled “A Pastoral Idyll”, will be performed on 7th July in the beautiful setting of King’s School, Bruton. The programme promises to be as varied as ever, including Britten, Vaughan Williams and Stanford, a lively samba and much more.

A Long Way to Tipperary - a commemoration of the end of the “war to end all wars”

Fri 22 Jun '18, 20:28
By Andrew Warren
A Long Way to Tipperary - a commemoration of the end of the “war to end all wars”

The youngsters of Wincanton Youth Theatre have created a moving tribute to the sacrifice of a generation. All profits from the show will go to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. But that's not all they've been up to this year.

Miraculum: the award-winning Hungarian children's choir is returning to Bruton

Tue 19 Jun '18, 16:31
By Sally Greenhalgh
Miraculum: the award-winning Hungarian children's choir is returning to Bruton

They sang in the Madonna 'Evita' film in 1998 and have won numerous first prizes and gold medals in International competitions. Now they're returning for a concert in Bruton on 30th June.

Gigs this month at Caryford Community Hall

Thu 14 Jun '18, 14:13
By Helen Leary
Gigs this month at Caryford Community Hall

Caryford Community Hall in Castle Cary is regularly host to a variety of gigs and talks throughout the year. Here are details of two performances that are coming up in June, including one in support of Macmillan Nursing.

Just Dance just raised £300 for C.A.T.C.H!

Mon 11 Jun '18, 17:24
By Emma O'Brien
Just Dance just raised £300 for C.A.T.C.H!

Turns out they do other stuff, too. Local dance studio Just Dance recently raised £300 for C.A.T.C.H.; the proceeds from a raffle at their show at King Arthur's School in May.

Lewis Barfoot will won't be performing in Buckhorn Weston this April CANCELLED

Mon 26 Mar '18, 18:00
By John Smith
Lewis Barfoot <strike>will</strike> won't be performing in Buckhorn Weston this April <small style='color: red;'>CANCELLED</small>

The Lewis Barfoot Trio will won't be performing in Buckhorn Weston next month. She performed at Glastonbury in 2011, and once played opposite Kevin Spacey at The Old Vic! Half-English, half-Irish, Lewis is a Nu-folk singer.

Celebrating the Power Of Women

Wed 7 Mar '18, 12:48
By Fanny Charles
Celebrating the Power Of Women

The film Suffragette will be showing in Wincanton Town Hall tomorrow night as part of programme called Power Of Women (POW) created by South Somerset's film project Where West Begins and Lynne Franks.

Spectra Musica presents Motets, Madrigals and More

Thu 1 Mar '18, 12:46
By Sally Greenhalgh
Spectra Musica presents Motets, Madrigals and More

Spectra Musica will be singing ‘Motets, Madrigals and More’ at St Luke and St Teresa’s Church, Wincanton on 17th March, including works by Brahms, Lloyd Webber and Seiber.

“...and a partridge...” - Wincanton Youth Theatre’s 2017 Christmas show

Thu 7 Dec '17, 22:43
By Andrew Warren
“...and a partridge...” - Wincanton Youth Theatre’s 2017 Christmas show

Following on from their huge success with Bugsy Malone in September, Wincanton Youth Theatre are proud to present their Christmas show for 2017, “…and a partridge…”, featuring over twenty acts, including some wonderful singing, dancing and, this year, some serious acting.

Wincanton Youth Theatre performed live on BBC radio!

Thu 23 Nov '17, 17:50
By Andrew Warren
Wincanton Youth Theatre performed live on BBC radio!

Earlier this month, BBC Somerset’s Clueless team joined the Wincanton Youth Theatre at their weekly rehearsals, and they performed live on BBC radio to bring the show to a close.

Spectra Musica's ‘Autumn Leaves’ concert in Gillingham next week

Fri 17 Nov '17, 22:51
By Sally Greenhalgh
Spectra Musica's ‘Autumn Leaves’ concert in Gillingham next week

Spectra Musica will be performing their ‘Autumn Leaves’ concert at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin in Gillingham on Saturday 25th November.

Wincantata Handbell Rally is at KA this Saturday

Wed 11 Oct '17, 20:50
By Jane Findley
Wincantata Handbell Rally is at KA this Saturday

Wincantata Handbell Team is hosting a handbell rally at King Arthur’s School on Saturday 14th October, to which we are expecting at least one hundred handbell ringers from the local area, with approximately four hundred bells!

A Choir and Brass Spectacular at St Mary’s, Bruton

Sun 8 Oct '17, 13:27
By Barbara Jenkinson
A Choir and Brass Spectacular at St Mary’s, Bruton

The choirs of St Mary’s Church, Bruton, will be joining forces with Bruton Choral Society, trumpet soloists David Bertie and Jeff Purtle and organists Simon Clarkson and David Slater for an exhilarating evening of music for choir and brass next weekend.

Will Strictly season inspire you to put on your dance shoes?

Fri 22 Sep '17, 21:55
By Roy Warry
Will Strictly season inspire you to put on your dance shoes?

Strictly Come Dancing is once again bursting onto our screens this September. Will you be watching the nation’s favourite show, and have you ever thought about learning to dance yourself?

Wincanton Youth Theatre will offer funded musical theatre exams with LAMDA next year

Sat 9 Sep '17, 23:56
By Andrew Warren
Wincanton Youth Theatre will offer funded musical theatre exams with LAMDA next year

In 2018 Wincanton Youth Theatre will be offering their members funded examinations from the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art, initially offering training for the group musical theatre exams.

Charlie Dore with Julian Littman - 8 instruments and 20 songs in 90 minutes

Fri 8 Sep '17, 16:46
By Helen Leary
Charlie Dore with Julian Littman - 8 instruments and 20 songs in 90 minutes

Singer-songwriter, musician and actress, Charlie Dore, best known for her 1979 hit “Pilot of the Airwaves”, will be joined on stage by Julian Littman for an evening of eclectic, contemporary folk at Caryford Community Hall next month.

Wincanton Youth Theatre presents Bugsy Malone

Sat 2 Sep '17, 14:18
By Andrew Warren
Wincanton Youth Theatre presents Bugsy Malone

Wincanton Youth Theatre will be performing its first “proper” musical, the hugely popular Bugsy Malone, on Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st October at King Arthur's School, Wincanton.

Check out Bruton Art Society's annual exhibiton this week

Tue 22 Aug '17, 23:33
By John Baxter
Check out Bruton Art Society's annual exhibiton this week

Bruton Art Society's annual exhibition is on right now, running until Saturday 26th. There are some 240 works on display in all media and of all sizes. Admission is free and it is well worth the trip to Bruton.

Local author publishes First World War novel

Tue 8 Aug '17, 12:59
By Sarah Caundle
Local author publishes First World War novel

Sarah Caundle, who lives in Templecombe, has just published her first novel. Her fiction explores the impact of the War on loved ones at home as well as the men at the Front, and was inspired by a visit to the Devonshire Cemetery on the Somme.

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