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Normansfield Theatre
Let's Dance

Join us for a night of mesmerising moves and magical melodies in the beautiful Normansfield Theatre at the Langdon Down Centre. This sparkling evening of entertainment will showcase a variety of dance styles from throughout the ages, including ballet, burlesque, Charleston, commercial, contemporary and disco.

Put on your dancing shoes and join us for a boogie after the show!

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November
Saturday
23
7pm  

Normansfield Theatre
Carmen

Villa InCanto Opera Group from Verona, Italy, bring their alternative to staged operas and with this very popular Opera bringing Spanish heat and gypsy passion to Normansfield Theatre. Don Jose is a young soldier in the army in Seville. He intends to marry Micaela, a girl from his home village, but when he meets the sensual and high-spirited Carmen, his head is soon turned. This is a ...

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November
Sunday
24
7:30pm  

TwickFolk
Steve Tilston: Great British songwriter

It's been too long since Steve Tilston last played at TwickFolk, so here he is.

Born in Liverpool and raised in the Midlands, Steve made his recording debut in 1971 with the classic An Acoustic Confusion and has been turning out quality albums ever since. Life by Misadventure, And So It Goes, Solo Rubato and Such and Such all featuring first-class song-writing, quintessentially ...

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November
Sunday
24
7:45pm  

Eel Pie Club
THE ROLLIN' STONED

The Best Rock 'n' Roll Tribute Band in The World", this magnificent band returns to The Eel Pie Club for two hours of nostalgia playing the best of 1964-1969 - Jumping Jack Flash, Brown Sugar, Paint it Black, Not Fade Away, Get Off My Cloud, It's All Over Now, Under My Thumb, Mother's Little Helper, Ruby Tuesday, You Can't Always Get What You Want, Two Thousand Light ...

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November
Thursday
28
8pm  

TwickFolk
Bob Cheevers (USA): From Texas to Nashville and back again; country musicwrit large

Contemporary folk singer/songwriter Bob Cheevers was born and raised in Memphis; relocating to California after graduating college, he landed a solo record deal before resurfacing as frontman of bubblegum group 'Peppermint Trolley Company'. Though scoring a minor hit with "Baby You Come Rollin' Across My Mind", the band was perhaps best known for performing the theme songs for the ...

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December
Sunday
1
7:45pm  

Eel Pie Club
DICK TAYLOR and The Grimshaws

Guitarist, Dick Taylor (original Pretty Things and original Rolling Stones) has formed a new raw blues project with JC and Angelina Grimshaw. They are currently taking the Isle of Wight by storm and have recently played a knock-out gig in Belgium.

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December
Thursday
5
8pm  

TwickFolk
Singaround: Informal, unplugged song circle

Another of our popular singaround evenings. Expect anything from sea shanties to psychedelia, with a mix of original songs, traditional songs and covers of well known and less known songs. Some per...

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December
Sunday
8
7:45pm  

Normansfield Theatre
Normansfield Christmas Carol Concert

Join us as we celebrate Christmas with our traditional mix of carols from the marvellous Marble Hill Singers followed a lively performance from the Chirpy Cheeps. All proceeds from this concert go to the Down's Syndrome Association.

We'll have a raffle on the night.

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  • Featuring the Marble Hill Singers and the Chirpy Cheeps
  • Tickets £10 from 0333 1212 300 or online
  • Details

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December
Friday
13
7:30pm  

TwickFolk
Georgia Lewis Trio: 21st Century trad.

Georgia Lewis is a folk singer and avid accordionist from the depths of Wiltshire.

Exploring folk tales old and new, she's a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominee and winner of the Future of Young Folk Award. Classically trained, Georgia studied for her degree in Professional Musicianship at the Brighton Institute of Modern Music and, inspired by singer Sheila Chandra, travelled to India ...

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December
Sunday
15
7:45pm  

Eel Pie Club
CHRISTMAS PARTY!! THE EEL PIE ALL-STARS

The Eel Pie Club Christmas Party is now famous! Great music, great fun, free mince pies and mulled wine (if you get there early enough), and 'the best party in town'. The Eel Pie All-Stars are Don Craine and Keith Grant (Downliners Sect), Robin Bibi (ex Pretty Things), Alan Glen (formerly with The Yardbirds), Chris Hunt (Lonnie Donegan Band, The Bruvvers), Dave Lennox (formerly with Blodwyn Pig) PLUS a host of guest musicians.

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December
Wednesday
18
8pm  

TwickFolk
Christmas Singaround: bring a song or two, join in, or just come and listen!

Another of our popular singaround evenings. Expect anything from sea shanties to psychedelia, with a mix of original songs, traditional songs and covers of well known and less known songs. Some per...

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December
Sunday
22
7:45pm  

TwickFolk
New Year Singaround: Informal, unplugged song circle

Another of our popular singaround evenings. Expect anything from sea shanties to psychedelia, with a mix of original songs, traditional songs and covers of well known and less known songs. Some per...

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January
Sunday
5
7:45pm  

Eel Pie Club
BAD DAY BLUES BAND

Receiving Radio airplay throughout 2018 and 2019 on BBC Radio 2, BBC Bluenotes, A-Radio Rock (Brazil) and many other international radio stations with their latest single, Hurricane, the UK's hottest new rock 'n' blues band are taking the world by storm!

Featuring a unique mix of classic blues harp, entwined bass and lead vocals, dirty guitar and driving rhythm, Bad Day ...

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January
Thursday
9
8pm  

TwickFolk
Showcase: Craig Joiner Floor Spots

Craig Joiner has been a professional musician for over 25 years, writing songs recorded by the likes of Heart, Bonnie Tyler, Eddie Money and Steps. Surprisingly, 2019 marks the first ever Craig Joiner solo album. Craig's musical journey began in 1987 as a member of Romeo's Daughter. Their self-titled debut on Jive Records was produced by the legendary Robert 'Mutt' Lange (Def ...

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January
Sunday
19
7:45pm  

Eel Pie Club
BLUESCLUB (dedicated to Alan Rogan)

BluesClub is an All-Star band who have a combined love for the Blues of America from the 1930s to the '70s. Their set list includes songs from artists as varied as Leadbelly, Son House and Charley Patton, to Slim Harpo, Sonny Boy Williamson, John Lee Hooker, Taj Mahal and Canned Heat

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The star line-up is Guy Fletcher (Dire Straits

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February
Thursday
13
8pm  

Eel Pie Club
LEAF HOUND

A rare Club appearance for this cult UK rock band!

Led by original vocalist, Peter French (also of original and recent Atomic Rooster fame), Leaf Hound was a product of the SW London rock scene of the late 60s which spawned the likes of Free and other blues-rock acts, and their 1971 Growers of Mushroom album has achieved massive cult status and now exchanges hands for over £6,000...

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February
Thursday
27
8pm  

Eel Pie Club
CYRIL DAVIES TRIBUTE

Some of the finest musicians in the UK will pay tribute to the music of Cyril Davies and Alexis Korner and the release in 1963 of 'Country Line Special/Chicago Calling'. This annual All-Star event is one of the most popular in the Eel Pie Club calendar. The Alan Glen/John O'Leary All-Stars are: Alan Glen (Yardbirds, Nine Below Zero), Tim Hain (Jamside Up/The Incredible Blues Puppies...

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March
Thursday
12
8pm  

Eel Pie Club
DAVE KELLY BAND

Dave Kelly is known as Britain's finest blues slide guitarist, as well as being an excellent vocalist. He is joint lead singer in The Blues Band of which he was a founder member with Paul Jones.

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March
Thursday
26
8pm  

Normansfield Theatre
Der Fliegende Hollander

(The Flying Dutchman) by Richard Wagner

Featuring Rose Opera Orchestra and Chorus

A ghost captain (the 'Flying Dutchman') is cursed to roam the seas forever, coming ashore only once every seven years. Only if he finds a wife who loves him truly whilst he is ashore can he be freed from this eternal fate. Senta, the daughter of another sea captain, wants to be that wife...

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March
27-29