Marking 40 years of great artistry

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:39pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BRIDPORT: For 40 years Bridport Arts Centre has been proud to host hundreds of local performers who regularly present top quality theatre, musicals, dance and music.

Twisted tales of Pecos Bill and Greg

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BRIDPORT: International artist Greg Wohead is bringing his autobiographical show to the Lyric Theatre in Bridport on Friday, November 7.

Burlesque and 80s tunes at Halloween night

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BRIDPORT: A Halloween ball featuring music from The Ghouls is being held at the Electric Palace in Bridport on October 31.

Mad dogs & English men turn out for gig

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BRIDPORT: The arrival of Mad Dog Mcrea to the Electric Palace is just days away, and the long wait for their iconic folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, and bluegrass sounds is nearly over.

Tale of two Texans finding new places

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

INTERNATIONAL artist Greg Wohead is bringing his autobiographical show to the Lyric Theatre in Bridport on Friday, November 7.

Kiki’s getting right back to us...darlings!

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:47pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Joanna Davis speaks to star vocalist as she returns to her beloved Dorset

Rory McGrath and Philip Pope join forces for a new show

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:53pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE singing dustman from Only Fools and Horses has joined forces with comedy writer and presenter Rory McGrath for a new musical show.

Hot Club sound of 30s Paris

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:49pm Thursday 30th October 2014

The Hot Club of Stonehouse bring the gypsy jazz of 1930s Paris, bals musettes to present day Britain, with a performance at Bridport Arts Centre on November 7.

Lots of theatre fun this half term

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A RANGE of live family theatre is being taken across Dorset this half-term.

Enjoy autumn events around Dorset

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

ENJOY some apples with your bangers at the Sausage and Cider Festival at the Greyhound Inn in Corfe this weekend.

Wonderful literary line-up for festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:09pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Three more high profile writers have been confirmed for the upcoming Bridport Literary Festival, due to take place from November 9 to 16.

Singing workshops return for half term

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:58pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Excitement is in the air as B Sharp Voices announces the launch of a new series of singing workshops for young people in the resort this half term.

Solar Wolf warming up for Europe tour

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:55pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Up and coming trip-hop and dub group Solar Wolf will play at the Electric Palace in Bridport next month, an ideal chance to catch them before a pan-European tour takes them away from UK’s shores in 2015.

Toe-tapping rustic music

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:49pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Musicians Emma McEvoy and Dave Squirrel will take their string and folk skills to the Beach and Barnicott tomorrow for an evening of free entertainment.

Magic and science merge seamlessly

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Get ready for a unique collaboration between internationally renowned companies from Avanti and Artizani.

Enjoy a 'soundscape experience' with Solar Wolf

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:07am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TRIP hop, ambient and dub live act Solar Wolf is supporting Dreadzone at the Electric Palace in Bridport on November 21.

Iconic comic theatre show sweeps into Dorset

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:05am Thursday 23rd October 2014

NORMAL service will be resumed when the Ministry of Entertainment returns to Dorset.

Maori trio Pacific Curls evoke sounds of the ocean

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:04am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SOME Maori soul is coming to Dorset.

Ancient Welsh myth retold at arts centre

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

10:16am Tuesday 21st October 2014

FOREST Forge brings a story of desire, duty, deceit and revenge to Bridport Arts Centre on Friday at 7.30pm.

Guitarist plays the blues

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: 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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: 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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: 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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: 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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: 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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: 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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: 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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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...

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

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.






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