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Moya Brennan: The Voice of Clannad

By richardhatfield |

Moya Brennan, Voice of Clannad and First Lady of Celtic Music will be touring internationally to showcase her new studio album Canvas. When Bono stated recently, “I think she has one of the greatest voices the human ear has ever experienced”, he was heralding what many people know already about Moya. She sings like nothing […]

Snake Davis and his Alligator Shoes

By richardhatfield |

A big nine  piece brassy saxy and soulful band playing  music that grabs your heart and moves your feet. The original, first and never forgotten 60s soul band formed by Snake, with Dave Bowie and Mark Creswell back in 1979 in Leeds, rises from the ashes playing Motown, Stax, Atlantic, Junior Walker, Otis Redding… From […]

Poetic Nuts mixed with Music

By richardhatfield |

Barton Muse presents an evening of entertainment based on its third trilogy, Mixed Nuts. Greg Jones performs highly skilful Art Tatum style piano jazz and also accompanies Liz Park who sings 1930s style standards with magic and authority. Ticket price includes a free copy of Cracking the Nut.

Chris Difford: Some Fantastic Place

By richardhatfield |

My Life in and out of Squeeze With special guest Boo Hewerdine Chris Difford is a rare breed. As a member of one of London’s best-loved bands, The Squeeze co-founder has made a lasting contribution to English music with hits such as ‘Cool For Cats’, ‘Up The Junction’, ‘Labelled With Love’, ‘Hourglass’ and ‘Tempted’. Despite […]

Battle of the Sexes

By richardhatfield |

12 | 2h 1min The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World Number One Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs. Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris Stars: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough


By richardhatfield |

(2003) PG | 1h 37min After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity. Director: Jon Favreau Stars: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart

Albion Christmas band

By richardhatfield |

An Albion Christmas, which as been touring for nearly 20 years,  is widely regarded as the premier seasonal show and attracts sell-out audiences across the UK.  Indeed many people say that their Christmas doesn’t start until they have seen The Albion Christmas Show. Featuring the combined talents of Simon Nicol (Fairport Convention), Kellie While (Albion […]

The Mercy

By richardhatfield |

12 | 1h 52min The incredible story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The struggles he confronted on the journey while his family awaited his return is one of the most enduring mysteries of recent times. Director: James Marsh Stars: Rachel Weisz, Colin Firth, David Thewlis

The Lady in the Van

By richardhatfield |

(2015) 12 | 1h 44min A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her van that’s parked in his driveway. Director: Nicholas Hytner Stars: Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Jim Broadbent

Pad Man

By richardhatfield |

PG | 2h 20min Upon realizing the extent to which women are affected by their menses, a man sets out to create a sanitary pad machine and to provide inexpensive sanitary pads to the women of rural India. Director: R. Balki Stars: Akshay Kumar, Radhika Apte, Sonam Kapoo

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