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Wincanton Youth Theatre is performing Oliver! this weekend

Sat 15 Dec '18, 22:42
By Andrew Warren
Wincanton Youth Theatre is performing Oliver! this weekend

If you’ve ever wanted more, there’s a fabulous musical for you this Christmas. Wincanton Youth Theatre is putting on its biggest ever show, this weekend at King Arthur's School.

Julie Jenkins exhibition: Sacred Space

Sat 15 Sep '18, 20:43
By Julie Jenkins
Julie Jenkins exhibition: Sacred Space

Sacred art forms and spirituality inspire my paintings which depict places of peace and power. My Somerset Arts Week exhibition opened today in my home on North Street over the next two weeks.

It really was The Greatest Show, man!

Tue 11 Sep '18, 18:23
By Dave Smith
It really was The Greatest Show, man!

On Saturday 1st September, Wincanton was host to what must have been its first ever public outdoor cinema event, and what an event it was! Ask anyone who was there and they'll surely agree, it was quite something to behold.

The Greatest Showman: FREE open-air movie at Cale Park!

Sun 26 Aug '18, 20:25
By Dave Smith
The Greatest Showman: FREE open-air movie at Cale Park!

On Saturday 1st September, Wincanton Town Council presents The Greatest Showman, open-air at Cale Park, free for all! A fully licenced community event, planned to include a Prosecco and Pimm's bar, pizza, crepes and an American "drive-thru" food!

[FILM:] The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (12A)

Mon 20 Aug '18, 16:07
By Martin Lancaster
[FILM:] The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (12A)

This critically acclaimed World War II novel adaptation will be screening at Milborne Port Village Hall on 21st September, with financial assistance from Milborne Port Parish Council. Tickets will be on sale from 1st September.

Wincanton Youth Theatre performed at Hauser and Wirth Summer Party

Wed 15 Aug '18, 19:44
By Andrew Warren
Wincanton Youth Theatre performed at Hauser and Wirth Summer Party

The Wincanton Youth Theatre were delighted to be asked to perform again at the annual Hauser and Wirth Summer Party in Bruton in July. The festival had a circus theme, and raised money for the Carymoor Environment Centre.

A Long Way to Tipperary - after show report

Tue 3 Jul '18, 18:51
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, 14:19
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, 19:28
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, 15:31
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, 13:13
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, 16:24
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, 17:00
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, 19:50
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, 12:27
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.

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