Beaton exhibition opens

Salisbury Journal: Cecil Beaton at Wilton House

4:49pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A NEW exhibition of photographs depicting the lavish lifestyle of society diarist and photographer Cecil Beaton opens at Wilton House tomorrow.

Weekend of music and drama at Deverills festival

Salisbury Journal: Angel Exit

4:46pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MUSIC, drama, comedy and fun is coming to the Deverills festival of performing arts next month.

Thousands attend reCreate festival

Salisbury Journal: Thousands attend reCreate festival

4:43pm Thursday 17th April 2014

NINETIES Britpop band Dodgy drew in revellers in their thousands to the reCreate festival in Alderholt at the weekend.

Happy Birthday Shakespeare!

4:36pm Thursday 17th April 2014

SALISBURY Playhouse is celebrating William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday on Wednesday with Happy Birthday Shakespeare!, a special collection of performances in the Playhouse Rehearsal Room.

Grumpy Old Women are back in town

Salisbury Journal: Grumpy Old Women are back in town

4:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

GRUMPY Old Women will be back in town next week.

Dylan exhibition opens

Salisbury Journal: Dylan exhibition opens

3:45pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN exhibition of artwork by one of the greats of the music world opened at a Salisbury gallery at the weekend.

Experiencing the life of a pirate

Salisbury Journal: Experiencing the life of a pirate

3:42pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

DRAWN from local history and inspired by Rosemary Manning's novel Arripay and Harry Paye by Herbert S. Carter, Pirate Paye takes you on an exciting journey.

Get crafty on felt course

3:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CREATIVE people can learn the art of felting on a ten-week course at Salisbury Arts Centre.

Stockbridge concert is cancelled

3:38pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CONCERT by the London Harp Trio planned for Saturday, June 14 at Stockbridge Town Hall has been cancelled.


Salisbury Journal: Kelly Reilly, who plays a priest's daughter in Calvary. Picture: PA Photo/UPI Media

3:37pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CALVARY Certificate 15 101 mins Thriller/Comedy Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Kelly Reilly, Dylan Moran, Isaach De Bankole, Chris O’Dowd, M Emmet Walsh, Orla O’Rourke, Marie-Josee Croze Director: John Michael McDonagh

DVD REVIEW: Nebraska

Salisbury Journal: PA Photo/Paramount Home Entertainment

3:34pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

NEBRASKA Certificate 15 115 mins Comedy/Drama Starring: Bruce Dern,Will Forte, June Squibb, Stacy Keach, Bob Odenkirk, Mary Louise Wilson, Rance Howard, Tim Discoll, Devin Ratray

DVD REVIEW: The Harry Hill Movie

Salisbury Journal: Picture: PA Photo/Entertainment In Video

3:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE HARRY HILL MOVIE Certificate PG 88 mins Comedy/Romance Starring: Harry Hill, Julie Walters, Matt Lucas, Simon Bird, Jim Broadbent, Sheridan Smith, Julian Barratt and the voice of Johnny Vegas

Art speaks when words can fail

Salisbury Journal: Art speaks when words can fail

2:39pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ACCLAIMED British artist Nicholas Pope’s work The Apostles Speaking in Tongues Lit By Their Own Lamps is to be installed at Salisbury Cathedral for Pentecost.

Unique sound from Spiro

Salisbury Journal: Unique sound from Spiro

2:36pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

FOLK will meet minimalist classical and dance music as Spiro present their own uniquely English sound at Salisbury Arts Centre tomorrow night.

Betty Blue Eyes come to Playhouse

Salisbury Journal: Haydn Oakley and Amy Booth-Steel. Picture: Robert Day

2:33pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A MUSICAL comedy about love and relationships is coming to Salisbury Playhouse next week.

A treat for Doctor Who fans at Playhouse

Salisbury Journal: A treat for Doctor Who fans at Playhouse

2:28pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

DOCTOR Who superfans Jamie and Jess have written a musical all about their time travelling hero.

Bedlam from Stage '65

SALISBURY Playhouse’s Stage ’65 Youth Theatre is heading back to noisy and chaotic 18th century London for their production of Bedlam, running in The Salberg from Monday, April 28 to Saturday, May 3.

REVIEW: Joz Norris Tom Craine

Salisbury Journal: REVIEW: Joz Norris Tom Craine

2:16pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Tom Craine and Joz Norris Salisbury Arts Centre

REVIEW: Sid's Show

Salisbury Journal: Sid Sloane

2:14pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Sid's Show Salisbury Arts Centre

REVIEW: Battle Lines

Salisbury Journal: REVIEW: Battle Lines

2:12pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE dynamic Forest Forge Theatre Company has done it again, delivering another exceptional production.

REVIEW: Boxe Boxe

Salisbury Journal: REVIEW: Boxe Boxe

2:10pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Boxe Boxe Mayflower, Southampton

Happiness marks comic Ken Dodd's 'jolly jubilee'

Salisbury Journal: Ken Dodd

12:17pm Thursday 10th April 2014

“I SAW him in Brighton once,” said a woman spotting a poster of Ken Dodd outside the City Hall the other day. “He was still going at 1.30am. And I was on the early shift the next day!”

REVIEW: Visitors

Salisbury Journal: Eleanor Wyld as Kate and Linda Bassett as Edie. Pic by Mark Douet

12:08pm Thursday 10th April 2014

SALISBURY playwright Barney Norris’ beautifully written play Visitors got the city’s celebration of regional theatre entitled Theatre Fest West off to a gripping and touching start.

REVIEW: Dead Guilty

Salisbury Journal: Matt Spencer as Gary and Sophia Milburn as Julia. Picture Bridget Lorimer

11:55am Thursday 10th April 2014

DIRECTOR Karen Johnstone opted for a slow burning drama building up to an unexpected and shocking climax for the Woolstore Theatre’s spring production, Dead Guilty, by Richard Harris.

A charming musical

Salisbury Journal: Musical Theatre Salisbury presents This is My Song. DC4863P1

11:41am Thursday 10th April 2014

THE highs and lows of life with an amateur musical theatre group are poignantly brought to the stage with Musical Theatre Salisbury’s compelling new show This is My Song.

REVIEW: Chris & Pui Roadshow

Salisbury Journal: Chris and Pui.

11:36am Thursday 10th April 2014

WE were encouraged "to turn off our phones and turn up our children" as the Chris & Pui Roadshow came to Salisbury.

Sid's honoured to entertain toddlers

Salisbury Journal: Sid Sloane

11:29am Thursday 10th April 2014

ALTHOUGH for many aspiring entertainers becoming a children’s television presenter might fulfil a lifelong ambition, CBeebies star Sid Sloane, pictured, was a man with even bigger dreams.

Winter Landscape wins Artcare prize

Salisbury Journal: Winter Landscape by Lindsay Keir

11:11am Thursday 10th April 2014

ARTWORK of all kinds is brightening up Salisbury District Hospital as part of this year’s Artcare Open Exhibition.

Tots should be dressed for mess on Saturday

11:09am Thursday 10th April 2014

MAGICAL movement, daring dance and lots of paint is promised at events for the under-fives being held at Salisbury Arts Centre at the weekend.

Good for a laugh

11:04am Thursday 10th April 2014

COMEDIAN Joz Norris will be raising laughs on his home turf tomorrow.

REVIEW: Derren Brown, Infamous

10:59am Thursday 10th April 2014

MIND-BLOWING mentalist Derren Brown captivated a packed audience on the opening night of his psychological illusion show Infamous.

National Trust gardener Alan branches out for BBC

Salisbury Journal: Alan Power, head gardener at Stourhead. Picture: National Trust

10:38am Thursday 10th April 2014

THE head gardener at Stourhead is presenting a new BBC Four series uncovering the social and horticultural history of four British heritage landscapes.

Disgraceful behaviour

Salisbury Journal: Hammer and Tongs

10:21am Thursday 10th April 2014

TWO men and a woman quibble, tiptoe into tiffs, debate high-mindedly, negotiate shoals of red herrings, take offence and descend into glorious, undignified, disgraceful, bad behaviour.

Bells will ring in abandoned village

10:16am Thursday 10th April 2014

THE Church of St Giles in the abandoned village of Imber will be open to visitors on Friday, April 18, from 12 noon until 5 pm, and Saturday 19 to Monday 21 April, from 11am until 4pm.

Bite-size plays by local writers

10:15am Thursday 10th April 2014

ENTERTAINMENT that will make you laugh, cry and think is promised at a free evening of drama, upstairs in The Cloisters pub tomorrow (Friday 11th).

Write up authors' street

10:13am Thursday 10th April 2014

NEW writing talent will be showcased in an event at Salisbury Arts Centre on Sunday.

Don't miss The Last Post

10:12am Thursday 10th April 2014

BACK by popular demand, Kilter’s mobile sorting office returns to Salisbury Playhouse with its slightly wonky, nostalgic tale about the wonderful dying art and etiquette of letter writing. Presented in a specially converted van amid a flurry of flat-pack postboxes, this is a special theatrical experience. The Last Post is at the Playhouse on April 15 and 16 as part of Theatre Fest West.

Brutal but elegant

Salisbury Journal: Boxe Boxe. Pic by Hugo Glendinning

10:08am Thursday 10th April 2014

A PARIS dance company is bringing its breathtaking new show to the Mayflower next month.

A story of audience participation

Salisbury Journal: The Story Exchange. DC4865P1

10:03am Thursday 10th April 2014

A WRITING desk on wheels set the stage for the launch of the regional theatre festival Theatre Fest West on Monday.

Chance to discover the unknown unknowns

Salisbury Journal: Donald Rumsfeld

9:43am Thursday 10th April 2014

SHOWING at Salisbury Arts Centre on Tuesday is the documentary The Unknown Known, a one-to-one conversation with former US Secretary of Defence under George W Bush, Donald Rumsfeld.

Wayne Fontana pulls out of 60s show

9:45am Friday 4th April 2014

MANCHESTER R&B singer Wayne Fontana has been forced to pull out of the Solid Silver 60s Tour 2014 due to ill health.

Concert band shines

9:44am Friday 4th April 2014

SALISBURY Concert Band shone in a concert at Leehurst Swan School on Saturday.

Derren Brown at the Mayflower

9:43am Friday 4th April 2014

THE multi-award winning master of psychological illusion Derren Brown is performing at the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton next week.

Theatre first examines student's brutal murder

Salisbury Journal: Theatre first examines student's brutal murder

9:42am Friday 4th April 2014

THE Nuffield Theatre in Southampton is taking on a project investigating the violent homophobic murder of University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard in 1998.

Craft sessions at arts centre

9:41am Friday 4th April 2014

FREE craft sessions are being held at Salisbury Arts Centre.

Broadchurch writer to join theatre conference

9:32am Friday 4th April 2014

BROADCHURCH creator Chris Chibnall will be joining a host of professionals at a special conference at Salisbury Playhouse on Saturday, April 12 for writers, directors, designers and artists based in the south west region.

Choir seeks new musical director

9:30am Friday 4th April 2014

MIDDLE Wallop Military Wives Choir is looking for a new musical director.

Soloists perform with Symphony Orchestra

Salisbury Journal: Richard Studt

9:29am Friday 4th April 2014

SALISBURY Symphony Orchestra will welcome soloists Richard Studt and Lionel Handy for its concert on Saturday night.

She Stoops to Conquer at Fisherton Mill

Salisbury Journal: She Stoops to Conquer at Fisherton Mill

9:27am Friday 4th April 2014

MISUNDERSTANDINGS and mistakes aplenty feature in Oliver Goldsmith’s 18th century comedy, coming to Salisbury’s Fisherton Mill later this month.

Theatre Fest West is on its way

Salisbury Journal: Theatre Fest West is on its way

9:25am Friday 4th April 2014

WHEN Salisbury Playhouse and the city’s arts centre put out a south west wide call for creative ideas to be part of this year’s Theatre Fest West, they had no idea what the level of response would be.


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