2:17pm Thursday 20th November 2014
WHEN Trowbridge music supporter Alan ‘Peewee’ Hunt lost his battle with cancer in September, he died before friends and family, including his son Elliot Sykes, had finished organising gigs intended to benefit his final months.
9:00am Sunday 16th November 2014
7:00pm Thursday 13th November 2014
THE Southgate Inn continues to champion live music with another exciting gig on Saturday as, following the success of the recent jazz gig featuring some of the top musicians in the business, pub landlords Sarah and Ian Wixon have managed to book Bristol jazz folk fusion duo 38 String Weave, featuring renowned violinist Gina Griffin and Celtic harp player Vicki Burke.
4:51pm Monday 3rd November 2014
1:52pm Monday 3rd November 2014
2:57pm Friday 24th October 2014
12:00pm Friday 10th October 2014
“It was 20 years ago today, Sgt Pepper taught the band to play” says the song which was parodied by one of the world's best known Beatles tribute acts, Wiltshire’s Sgt Pepper's Only Dart Board Band. By chance, almost 20 years to the day will see the band retire, after a Farewell Tour which features their first and last show in Marlborough.
12:08pm Tuesday 30th September 2014
The now regular visit by the Doric - loosely, one could say, artists in residence - brought on Saturday another evening to savour: Sympathetic and tasteful playing and a programme to challenge the mind.
3:35pm Monday 22nd September 2014
The Wiltshire Music centre opened its new season on Saturday with a glittering reception for 300 guests, a raft of high hopes and credits, a cunningly conceived 405-light sculpture in a refurbished foyer - and, the real meat of it all, a concert of Baroque music that must surely surpass anything previously staged there.
6:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014
4:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014
6:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014
12:42pm Monday 9th June 2014
11:35am Monday 9th June 2014
It is by no means dismissive of the contribution by the whole orchestra but the solos and exposed work of various sections of this large ensemble were the outstanding performances of a thoroughly workmanlike concert.
1:24pm Monday 28th April 2014
8:54am Monday 14th April 2014
9:15am Tuesday 8th April 2014
4:00pm Monday 31st March 2014
4:51pm Monday 24th March 2014
10:26am Monday 24th March 2014
A 30-year celebratory commissioned piano trio by Colin Matthews, who didn’t appear to be at the event, ostensibly the highlight of The Schubert Ensemble’s concert at the Wiltshire Music Centre, didn’t quite live up to the heralded expectations and instead left more musical questions than it did answers.
2:30pm Monday 17th March 2014
FEW people in a sell-out audience – how wonderful to see that at the Wiltshire Music Centre on Friday – will have heard two of the six Brandenburg Concertos played more convincingly and fewer still will have heard the final one played at such a pace. It was truly eye-watering.
2:54pm Monday 10th March 2014
10:18am Friday 7th March 2014
6:30pm Monday 17th February 2014
12:04pm Friday 14th February 2014
3:34pm Thursday 6th February 2014
3:24pm Thursday 6th February 2014
11:48am Wednesday 5th February 2014
11:49am Wednesday 5th February 2014
11:43am Wednesday 5th February 2014
5:30am Tuesday 4th February 2014
11:55am Tuesday 4th February 2014
10:08am Monday 3rd February 2014
12:33pm Monday 3rd February 2014
CHILDREN from seven schools in Swindon will be taking part in a world record breaking attempt on Wednesday for the most people signing and singing a song on the same day. Pupils at schools from across the town will be joining in with the sign2sing event organised by the charity SignHealth.
2:02pm Thursday 30th January 2014
10:04am Thursday 30th January 2014
9:56am Thursday 30th January 2014
2:00pm Sunday 26th January 2014
An enthusiastic audience welcomed Bowjangles back to Corsham with their new show, Bowjangles on the Box. This sees the hugely talented string quartet, Bertie Anderson, Ezme Gaze, Ed Bruggemeyer and Mitch McGugan, sing, dance and play their way through a day in the TV schedules of The Bowjangles Broadcasting Corporation, from breakfast show to evening feature film.
12:00pm Thursday 23rd January 2014
1:03pm Thursday 23rd January 2014
12:46pm Thursday 23rd January 2014
3:04pm Tuesday 21st January 2014
5:30am Friday 17th January 2014
10:09am Thursday 16th January 2014
5:30am Thursday 16th January 2014
5:30am Thursday 16th January 2014
12:00pm Tuesday 14th January 2014
11:57am Tuesday 14th January 2014
9:30am Friday 10th January 2014
9:52am Thursday 9th January 2014