World premiere high wire act for Devizes carnival fortnight

This Is Wiltshire: A world premiere of a high wire act by the Bullzini Family is coming to Devizes

3:02pm Saturday 1st August 2015

A WORLD premier of a high wire act will be performed in Devizes this summer as part of the carnival programme.

Review: Jesus Christ Superstar at Bristol Hippodrome

This Is Wiltshire: Glenn Carter as Jesus Christ. Photos Pamela Raith

12:03pm Thursday 30th July 2015

ROCK and opera. Not two words you would generally put in the same sentence but somehow it worked on the opening night of Jesus Christ Superstar at Bristol Hippodrome.

Talking Heads, Theatre Royal Bath

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12:02pm Thursday 30th July 2015

ALAN Bennett's Talking Heads monologues were an instant hit when first televised almost 30 years ago: this stage version has all their power and wit, and the theatre setting makes them even more thought-provoking.

Swashbuckling drama on open air stage

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3:07pm Monday 27th July 2015

DRAMA Elizabethan-style returns to Corsley on Saturday, as Illyria visit Manor Farm to perform Alexander Dumas' The Three Musketeers.

Young ambassadors for Salisbury Playhouse

6:01pm Sunday 26th July 2015

Young people aged 14-21 who have an interest in theatre are being invited to apply to become a young ambassador at Salisbury Playhouse.

Preview: Mice on Skates, Tobacco Factory, Bristol

This Is Wiltshire: Preview: Mice on Skates, Tobacco Factory, Bristol

2:02pm Sunday 26th July 2015

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Preview: Storm on the Lawn Prior Park College, Bath

11:00am Sunday 26th July 2015

DRAMA-LOVING teenagers have until the end of the month to sign up to take part in the last ever Storm on the Lawn summer school, as the Theatre Royal Bath announces brand new musical The Teacup Poisoner will mark the project’s finale after 18years

OSJCT's care home explores ageing with work of Bradford on Avon artist

This Is Wiltshire: Robert Race was commissioned to do the work to explore ageing through art

9:32am Saturday 25th July 2015

THE Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) has launched a new piece of public art, created by a Bradford on Avon artist to show people in residential care, how ageing can be illustrated on a canvas.

Calne comedian to take centre stage at Edinburgh Festival

This Is Wiltshire: Calne's very own Helen Sorren will be taking up the stage at Edinburgh Festival next month. Photos Steph Bor and Kee Ramsorrun

12:31pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

CALNE'S very own comedian Helen Sorren will take centre stage next month as she will perform at the hugely-popular Edinburgh Fringe Festival with comedy partner Samantha Baines.

Calne comedian to take centre stage at Edinburgh Festival

This Is Wiltshire: Calne's very own Helen Sorren will be taking up the stage at Edinburgh Festival next month. Photos Steph Bor and Kee Ramsorrun

12:05pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

CALNE'S very own comedian Helen Sorren will take centre stage next month as she will perform at the hugely-popular Edinburgh Fringe Festival with comedy partner Samantha Baines.

Review: Seussical The Musical, Wharf Youth Theatre, Devizes

This Is Wiltshire: Youngsters create fantastic fantasy at Wharf Theatre

12:04pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

The Wharf Youth Theatre Perform ‘Seussical: The Musical’

Preview: Now and Then, St Mary's Hall, Malmesbury

This Is Wiltshire: Preview: Now and Then, St Mary's Hall, Malmesbury

5:02pm Sunday 19th July 2015

PRESENT day songs and sketches will be combined with well-known golden oldies by the Athelstan Players in a three-day revue called Now and Then at St Mary's Hall, Malmesbury from Thursday to Saturday, July 30-August 1.

Preview: Talking Heads, Theatre Royal Bath

6:01pm Saturday 18th July 2015

A brand new production of Talking Heads starring Stephanie Cole, Siobhan Redmond and Karl Theobald opens at the Theatre Royal Bath later this month, giving a wonderful chance to see three of Alan Bennett's famous monologues in one evening.

Youngsters create fantastic fantasy at Wharf Theatre

This Is Wiltshire: Youngsters create fantastic fantasy at Wharf Theatre

10:05am Friday 17th July 2015

The Wharf Youth Theatre Perform ‘Seussical: The Musical’

Review: July 4 Concert, Royal Wootton Bassett

1:01pm Thursday 16th July 2015

Royal Woottn Bassett Orchestra's July the Fourth American concert that attracted a large, appreciative audience at the Memorial Hall on a very warm evening. Flags festooned the stage, and director Alan MacRae's colourful waistcoat reflected the theme of an excellent programme that opened with The Stars and Stripes Forever . Variations on a Shaker Melody (better known here as Lord of the Dance) were from Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring (a spring of water, not the season, the conductor revealed). Hoe Down, from the Rodeo Suite, The Liberty Bell March, selections from Oklahoma and West Side Story, The Big Country, Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, On the Trail from the Grand Canyon Suite (arranged by Alan MacRae) and Broadway Showstoppers were performed with the expertise for which this amateur orchestra is noted, A selection from Woodland Sketches by Edward Macdowell, and the 1st Movement of Dvorak's New World Symphony added variety. Katie Walker, who is known as a flautist, idisplayed her skill on the saxophone in a thrilling rendition of Summertime, from Porgy and Bess.

Review: She Stoops to Conquer, Theatre Royal Bath

This Is Wiltshire: Review: She Stoops to Conquer, Theatre Royal Bath

12:04pm Thursday 16th July 2015

She Stoops to conquer.

Preview: Pop-up Opera

5:05pm Sunday 12th July 2015

Friday 24th July Leigh Delamere, 7.30pm, £40, £35, £20

Auditions - Cinderella, Salisbury Playhouse

2:03pm Sunday 12th July 2015

TALENTED youngsters aged 12-17 are being invited to audition for a role in this year’s pantomime, Cinderella, at Salisbury Playhouse.

Preview: Mudslingers

2:03pm Sunday 12th July 2015

Bradford on Avon potter Jane Gibson is one of six artists showing their work in the Mudslingers Ceramics Group's Summer Exhibition and Sale, which runs from Tuesday until Sunday, 19 July 19 at, 11am to 6pm, Walcot Street Chapel, Bath, BA1 5UG, Free entry

Preview: Frome Festival, various venues

This Is Wiltshire: Preview: Frome Festival, various venues

10:06am Sunday 12th July 2015

Frome Opens Its Doors to Festival Fans

Auditions - Cinderella, Salisbury Playhouse

3:05pm Saturday 11th July 2015

TALENTED youngsters aged 12-17 are being invited to audition for a role in this year’s pantomime, Cinderella, at Salisbury Playhouse.

Chippenham Comedy Festival returns with best line-up yet

This Is Wiltshire: Wil Hodgson, festival organiser on stage at the Chippenham Comedy Festival 2014. Pic by Diane Vose

12:08pm Friday 10th July 2015

CHIPPENHAM comedy festival returns for its third year next weekend with the best line-up yet according to organiser and comedian Wil Hodgson.

Review: Mind The Gap, Arc Theatre, Trowbridge

This Is Wiltshire: Review: Mind The Gap, Arc Theatre, Trowbridge

9:06am Friday 10th July 2015

THIS original piece of theatre, written by the cast of Characters Stage Company, the Bristol Old Vic, writer in residence, Tom Wainwright, and directed by Sara Griffiths, is acted entirely by a cast of young people.

Review: The Taming of the Shrew, Lackham House

This Is Wiltshire: Review: The Taming of the Shrew, Lackham House

1:07pm Thursday 9th July 2015

Lackham House provides the perfect setting for Shakespeare Live's upbeat production of the Taming of the Shrew, one of The Bard's best known comedies.

Review: She Stoops to Conquer, Theatre Royal Bath

This Is Wiltshire: Review: She Stoops to Conquer, Theatre Royal Bath

12:30pm Thursday 9th July 2015

She Stoops to conquer.

Marlborough Literary Festival

This Is Wiltshire: Marlborough Literary Festival

12:06pm Thursday 9th July 2015

2015 GOLDING SPEAKER ANNOUNCED FOR MARLBOROUGH LITFEST

Former Lavington School pupil makes West End Debut

This Is Wiltshire: Cast of War Horse 2015

12:06pm Thursday 9th July 2015

A FORMER Lavington School pupil Shaun McCourt has made his West End debut as part of the cast of the National Theatre’s acclaimed stage production of War Horse.

Preview: 'Allo 'Allo, The Athenaeum, Warminster

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6:02pm Sunday 5th July 2015

Rene and his wife have stashed a priceless portrait stolen by the Nazis in a sausage in their cellar, where two British airmen are also hiding until the Resistance can repatriate them. Communications with London (using a somewhat unusual wireless) add to the many embarrassments this intrepid proprietor endures in the company of his patrons. News that the Fuhrer is scheduled to visit the town inspires Rene to summon all the wit he can muster to save his cafe and his life.

Preview: Papillon, Trowbridge Town Hall

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12:02pm Sunday 5th July 2015

A NEW show which explores life and death, using theatre to explain the concept to children as young as three, premieres in Trowbridge next week.

Review: Trowbridge Symphony Orchestra

This Is Wiltshire: Review: Trowbridge Symphony Orchestra

5:03pm Friday 3rd July 2015

T.S.O. SUMMER CONCERT.

Review: Sunset Boulevard, Swindon Arts Centre

4:02pm Friday 3rd July 2015

Ray Dance & Judith Sharp Sunset Boulevard Arts Centre, Old Town, Swindon

Review: Bradfordian's production of Hamlet

2:01pm Friday 3rd July 2015

IT WAS a sell out crowd for the Bradfordian's opening night of their summer production Hamlet on Wednesday to the delight of over 100 literary enthusiasts in the audience.

Preview: Jonathan Veira, Holy Trinity Church, Trowbridge, Saturday

12:02pm Friday 3rd July 2015

The amazingly talented and versatile international singer Jonathan Veira is coming to Trowbridge on 6th June as part of his ‘Larger than Life’ tour. Jonathan is essentially a musical chameleon - performing songs of great diversity to an incredibly high standard – which quite possibly makes him unique in the world of entertainment. From Billy Joel to Mozart and everything in-between – nothing seems too hard for him! Ballads, blues, rock n roll, jazz and even opera – everything sounds completely authentic and exhilarating. Accompanying himself with amazing dexterity, his glorious singing frequently moves people to tears and then they find themselves weeping for another reason!

Preview: WCO in Concert, Corn Exchange, Devizes

4:03pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

THE Wessex Concert Orchestra returns to the Corn Exchange, Devizes for its summer concert on Saturday, July 11at 7.30pm. This year it has a feast of well- known light classics, and music from shows and the cinema.

Preview: What's the Matter, Yelde Hall, Chippenham

3:02pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

My name is Sidney Robb, and I work for The Last Baguette theatre company, based in Malmesbury. I'm writing to invite you to a performance of our new show, What's the Matter? at the Yelde Hall in Chippenham on the 3rd July. Give me a ring if you'd like a chat or to know more about the show, and I've attached the publicity details below - and our website is www.thelastbaguette.com.

Mind the Gap, The Arc Theatre, Trowbridge.

2:01pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

MIND THE GAP A new youth play about being young, old and everything in between

Preview: A Musical Alphabet, St Andrew's Church, Chippenham

This Is Wiltshire: Preview: A Musical Alphabet, St Andrew's Church, Chippenham

12:03pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

CLOGS Musical theatre is committed to bringing the high standard of the big city theatre closer to home.

Review: Mrs Warren's Profession, Salisbury Playhouse

This Is Wiltshire: Review: Mrs Warren's Profession, Salisbury Playhouse

12:03pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

Everyman Theatre production Mrs Warren's Profession Salisbury Playhouse

TITCo didn't put a foot wrong in The Pirates of Penzance

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5:07pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

THE musical extravaganza of The Pirates of Penzance is well known, and far from abnormal if you know the style of Gilbert and Sullivan, writes BEN WILKINSON.

Marc Allum, Wharf Theatre, Devizes

This Is Wiltshire: Marc Allum, Wharf Theatre, Devizes

5:04pm Friday 26th June 2015

DEVIZES ARTS FESTIVAL

Review: Showstoppers, Devizes Festival.

5:04pm Friday 26th June 2015

Showstoppers - Saturday, 20th June 2015

Review: Mark Grist, Devizes Festival

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6:03pm Thursday 25th June 2015

Mark Grist at The Vaults Monday 15th June

Preview: Bradford on Avon Fringe Festival returns with a bang of music, comedy, film and laughter

This Is Wiltshire: The UP Project's Floating Cinema will glide into town on July 2nd and 16th, bringing free film screenings, workshops and fun

12:12pm Thursday 25th June 2015

BRADFORD on Avon Fringe Festival will be back with a bang this weekend, as the two-week festival will see almost 40 events take place in and around the town.

Review: Sound of Music, Bristol Hippodrome

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12:15pm Thursday 25th June 2015

Iconic musicals have the power to resonate with people for years and the Sound of Music is one that still manages to win the hearts of audiences 50 years since it first hit our screens.

Review: The Sound of Music

This Is Wiltshire:

11:00am Thursday 25th June 2015

Iconic musicals have the power to resonate with people for years and the Sound of Music is one that still manages to win the hearts of audiences 50 years since it first hit our screens.

Review: The Other Half, Devizes Festival.

9:10am Thursday 25th June 2015

DEVIZES ARTS FESTIVAL

Preview: Sweeney Todd, The Athenaeum, Warminster

This Is Wiltshire: Preview: Sweeney Todd, The Athenaeum, Warminster

11:02am Sunday 21st June 2015

The Athenaeum in Warminster plays host to one of the most complex and gruesome musicals ever written, as the Athenaeum Masqueraders stage their production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, from Thursday, June 25-Saturday, June 27..

Preview: Wildlife Artists of the Year, Mall Gallery, London

This Is Wiltshire: The Gift Bearer, one of Tanya Locke's wildlife paintings up for the David Shepherd prize

3:28pm Saturday 20th June 2015

Trowbridge artist Tanya Lock has been short-listed for the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation’s Wildlife Artist of the Year exhibition at London’s prestigious Mall Galleries June 30-July 4.

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest, Theatre Royal Bath

This Is Wiltshire: Review: The Importance of Being Earnest, Theatre Royal Bath

3:26pm Thursday 18th June 2015

THE current play being shown at the Bath Theatre Royal is a new production of the Oscar Wilde much loved classic The Importance of being Earnest.

Sunny Ormonde at Devizes Festival

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10:54am Monday 15th June 2015

It was that throaty laugh that landed Sunny Ormonde the role of gin swigging good time girl Lilian Bellamy in the Archers, and there were plenty of laughs at her one woman show on Friday.








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