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Hailes Sisters

Three sisters are in the cast for Treasure Island, this year’s pantomime from Hempstead Dramatic Society. Sisters Bella, 13, Amelie, 11 and Harriette Hailes, eight are playing the roles of Alice (Squire Trelawney’s daughter), Ella the pirate and a villager.

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Emma Manton as Doreen and Stephen Billington as Ernest in Confusions written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn 
at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough from  9th July - 26th September.

Britain’s most performed living playwright, Alan Ayckbourn has a double bill of plays at Cambridge Arts Theatre next month.

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United Kingdom
David Thomas

Michael Parkinson said they were the greatest band he knew and George Melly said they were the best he had ever sung with. Digby Fairweather’s Half Dozen are coming to the Rhodes Theatre, Bishop’s Stortford on Friday February 5 as part of their 21st Birthday Tour.

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Maz O'Connor

Folk singer Maz O’Connor and her band play The Portland Arms, Cambridge on February 18 as part of a UK tour promoting her new album The Longing Kind. After her acclaimed second album This Willowed Light was released in 2014, Maz who plays a mixtures of her own compositions and traditional songs was named Fatea’s female vocalist of the year and nominated for the BBC Folk Awards. The album was The Observer’s folk album of the year.

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BBC
Mother Goose

Mother Goose on January 29, 30 and 31 will be the 16th annual pantomime presented by Newport Amateur Theatrical Society (NATS) at Newport Village Hall.

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Newport
Andy Zalzman

They used to call it improv but comic Andy Zaltzman describes himself as a satirist for hire. He will be at Cambridge Junction on Friday, January 29. Email him the part of modern life that upsets you most: politics, the economy, the twists and turns of government and he will make a joke of it.

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Cambridge
Uncle Funk

Disco legends Uncle Funk and The Boogie Wonderband who wowed Glastonbury last year, will be at Haverhill Arts Centre for a Ladies Night concert on Friday, February 6.

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The Saffron Walden folk-rock group Mortal Tides will play live and sign copies of their new album Light In/Light Out at Fopp, the music shop in Sidney Street, Cambridge on Friday, January 11. They are also playing at Junction 2 The Shed on Friday, March 11.

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Saffron Walden County High School
Esa-Pekka Salonen 
rehearsal, RFH, 4 Sept 2010
commissioned by Alice Walton at Philharmonia Orchestra
Rite of Spring, Romeo & Julia, Night on the Bare Mountain and Debussy's Nocturnes

Cambridge Corn Exchange will welcome the award-winning Philharmonia Orchestra on Wednesday, March 2.

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Cambridge University
Hempstead panto

The small village of Hempstead, birthplace of the notorious highwayman Dick Turpin will be home to similar villains next month when it hosts the pantomime Treasure Island at Hempstead Village Hall.

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Burlesque

Internationally celebrated Burlesque and Cabaret Show Let’s Fall in Love will be at the Rhodes Arts Complex in Bishops Stortford on Saturday, February 6 raising money for the West Essex Young Stroke Support Group.

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Little Mix at Newmarket

Little Mix, the 2011 X Factor winners, will be at Newmarket Racecourse on August 27.

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United Kingdom
R2-ST visits Essex County Fire & Rescue Service HQ at Kelvedon

A Star Wars-themed safety video has been released by Essex County Fire and Rescue Service urging people not to rely on the Force to warn them of a fire.

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Essex County Fire and Rescue Service
Cinderella: Susie Mathers, Jonathan D Ellis and Daniel Goode

Cinderella at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Sunday, January 17. Review by ANGELA SINGER.

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Alison Balsom

A wet, grey December afternoon was transformed on Sunday at Saffron Hall thanks to Alison Balsom and the London Chamber Orchestra.

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Kate Rusby

Kate Rusby will be singing the Christmas carols that Yorkshire folk have traditionally sung in pubs for her Christmas concert at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Thursday, December 10.

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Cambridge
Rhodes Panto Jack and the Beanstalk

JACK will be climbing his beanstalk at The Rhodes Theatre in Bishop’s Stortford from December 9 to January 2.

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Lianne La Havas

After her triumph at Glastonbury this year, Lianne La Havas will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Monday, December 7 as part of her UK tour, having launched her new album, Blood.

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BBC
Cinderella Haverhill

The scariest act Simon Cowell said he had ever seen will appear in Cinderella at Haverhill Arts Centre, when Phil Blackmore plays Buttons.

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The Sixteen

The Sixteen will singing 16th and 17th century polyphony at Saffron Hall on Sunday, December 20 in a Christmas concert called The Virgin Mother and Child. The programme will include Bryd’s Ave Maria, Taverner’s The Lamb, Tallis’s Gloria and the traditional Rejoice and be Merry.

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