Show promises not to be pants

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

A RIP-ROARING comedy for the whole family comes to Dorchester in the highly acclaimed children’s show The Queen’s Knickers.

Spectacular journey through town's history

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

I SAT down for this sound and light show expecting to sit through a dry, bottom-numbing history lesson on Weymouth.

All you need to know for a fun-packed weekend

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THERE’S a chance this weekend to enjoy some sporting action, meet a celebrity and show your support for the Portland Coastguard. Here’s all you need to know.

Only way is Wessex for Hardy’s Players

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

THERE are more chances to see The New Hardy Players’ performance of Wessex Scenes later this month.

The Story Giant missing tale

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Friday 5th September 2014

A TIMELESS story straight from the windswept landscape of Dartmoor comes to Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, on September 27.

Illuminating way to showcase the arts

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Friday 5th September 2014

B-SIDE Festival gets under way today with a plethora of arty activities and sights to see on Portland until September 14.

Enjoy the choral concert

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:36am Thursday 4th September 2014

DORCHESTER Choral Society (DCS) is holding a concert at St Mary’s Church on Saturday November 1 at 7.30pm.

Birth of Bangladesh

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:35am Thursday 4th September 2014

THE birth of Bangladesh will be charted at Bridport’s Lyric Theatre on Friday September 12.

Have another look at b-side contemporary arts festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:34am Thursday 4th September 2014

A LULLABY delivered by bike, art at the bus stop, a seaside puppet show with a twist, stories engraved on cutlery and a debate with a rabbit on Portland are all part of this year’s b-side festival, which begins tomorrow.

Light on their feet

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:03am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

FANTASTIC footwork will be on display when the Riverdance 20th Anniversary Tour comes to Dorset.

Knickers to frowning at Rosemary’s gigs

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A BIT of British seaside humour is coming to a beachside theatre.

Watson's all set to show off his Flaws

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Friday 29th August 2014

MARK Watson is bringing his trademark wry, self-deprecating sense of humour to Weymouth Pavilion next week.

Tune into classical music

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:10am Monday 25th August 2014

The autumn season at the Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis gets underway on 4 September with the return of Concerts in the West and their classical music evenings, this time blending the sounds of violin and harpsichord, which will include pieces from Bach to Handel.

The Searchers strike up at Weymouth Pavilion

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:07am Friday 22nd August 2014

SIXTIES legends The Searchers are coming to Weymouth Pavilion next week. Joanna Davis spoke to front man and bass player Frank Allen about a music career spanning 50 years, his gratitude to the Fab Four, and never really getting to know Weymouth...

Musical feast for folk lovers

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:12am Friday 22nd August 2014

BUMPER crowds are expected at The Purbeck Folk Festival over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Take a step back to turn of the century

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:02am Friday 22nd August 2014

A BLAST from the past will liven up Greenhill Gardens in Weymouth on Sunday afternoon.

Things to see and do

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

EVENTS

Showtime for Youth Theatre

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

DRAMA, music and dance students are showcasing their theatrical skills tomorrow and Saturday.

Get involved in Walditch Show

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

11:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE Walditch Show takes place at the Hyde Real Tennis Court on September 7 and everyone in the village, which is near Bridport, is invited to play a part.

Nothe Fort turning back the clock with Victorian Fayre

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A COLOURFUL event for all the family will see the clock turned back at the Nothe Fort this weekend.

Jam along with rock star Chantel at the Palace

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

ROCK and blues guitarist Chantel McGregor will be jamming at the Electric Palace on September 11.

Loads of talent to see live in autumn

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

AWARD-WINNING musical theatre and Australian opera will be shown live at Odeon Dorchester this autumn.

Riotous comedy of a family in turmoil

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A STORY full of misunderstandings and mishaps and characters jumping to the wrong conclusions is coming to Portland.

Maverick musical mash up at Lyme Folk Weekend

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:01am Tuesday 12th August 2014

LYME Folk Weekend promises a full-on finale at the end of the month with a maverick musical mash up from riotous folk troubadours Demon Barbers XL.

Calling all avid pub quizzers

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

10:00am Monday 11th August 2014

THE Royal Manor Theatre at Fortuneswell, Portland, is hosting a fundraising pub-style quiz on Friday.

Make merry with Robin

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

10:00am Monday 11th August 2014

BRIDPORT’S Millennium Green will be transformed into Sherwood Forest when Robin Hood is performed on Friday.

Step back to Regency times with Jane Austen classic

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Monday 11th August 2014

JANE Austen’s warm-witted romantic tale Sense and Sensibility is to be performed in the grounds of Athelhampton House on August 29.

Leaving us all NUMB struck

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

An exciting weekend of live music is promised at The Ropemakers in West Street next weekend, starting on August 15 at 9.15pm with Never Underestimate Musical Belief, or NUMB as they are more easily referred to.

Spaces still available for youth theatre workshop

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

PREPARATIONS are well underway for Dorchester Youth Theatre’s (DYT) summer arts project.

Well now everybody’s heard about the word

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

Grease is the word – tickets have gone on sale for Bridport Musical Theatre Company’s latest production.

Evening of classical music across county

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:48am Friday 8th August 2014

A FEAST of music is in store at The Wessex Festival 2014, which begins on Thursday.

Simply purrfect

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:06am Friday 8th August 2014

CATS, Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s extraordinary record-breaking, smash-hit musical, is at Bournemouth Pavilion from Monday for one week only.

Happy feet at Dorset One World Festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Dance, food, activities and games are on offer this weekend at the Dorset One World Festival.

Spanish and African rhythms in harmony

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Son Yambu Salsa are headed to Bridport Arts Centre on Saturday, August 9, with their authentic ‘Son Cubano’ – a fusion of Spanish and African rhythms that is the root of all salsa music.

Knicker comedy not expected to be pants

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

2:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A HILARIOUS romp through the history of the humble knicker is coming to Weymouth Pavilion on Friday, September 5.

BAFTA winner Emily Barker to lead festival with her band

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

MAIN stage star Emily Barker will be showcasing her side project, Vena Portae, in the Purbeck Folk Festival’s Duck Shed venue.

Jurassic fun at Portland Museum

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

DOZENS of children enjoyed a day of Jurassic fun at Portland Museum, by taking part in some dinosaur-themed workshops.

Cabaret to raise money for the Weymouth Terras Under-18s Football team

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

11:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A CABARET Night is being held on Friday, September 12 to raise money for the Weymouth Terras Under-18s Football team.

Family fun time

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

FAMILIES who visit Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts this autumn and winter can enjoy story telling, a tap dancing mermaid, fairy tales and a gory trip back to the past.

Volunteers needed for b-side festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help make a biennial arts festival on Portland a success.

Sooty heads to town for new family show

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

IZZY Wizzy let’s get busy – The Sooty Show is live on stage at the Regent Centre in Christchurch, on Friday, August 15.

Singer Bob Drury is coming to Weymouth

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:30am Saturday 2nd August 2014

GET ready to sway along to Sweet Caroline.

Stirring sounds at stunning venue with International Music Festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:10am Friday 1st August 2014

STIRRING sounds can be heard this weekend as a stunning venue hosts its International Music festival.

Storyteller and musician to open Dorset Food and Arts Festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:10am Friday 1st August 2014

YOU may have heard the name but you probably wouldn’t recognise him.

Budding young folk stars Granny’s Attic to play St Edmund’s Church in Weymouth

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A TEEN folk trio who have attracted national plaudits are bringing their sound to Weymouth next month.

Internationally renowned musicians set to perform at Purbeck Chamber Music Festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:21pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

FOUR concerts are to be given by musicians of international standing during Purbeck Chamber Music Festival.

Don't panic! Dad's Army star appearing on stage

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

10:47am Tuesday 29th July 2014

ONE of the only two remaining cast members of the classic series Dad’s Army, are to reveal some of the secrets behind the show at The Regent Theatre in Christchurch.

Circus of Horrors set to thrill

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: The Circus of Horrors

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A SHOW that stormed into the finals of Britain’s Got Talent is at the Electric Palace on Sunday.

Russell Kane - your mother would approve

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:24am Friday 25th July 2014

THE ‘guyliner’ is no more and the hairstyle has gone from Cruella de Vil-esque quiff to a style your mother would approve of.

Evening of poetry

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

10:05am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN evening of poetry is being held in the garden of Portland Museum on Friday, August 1 from 7pm to 9pm.






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