James Hussey

Band Steamchicken

The Steamchicken Spring tour arrives at Arlington Arts on March 16th. The remarkable album ‘Look Both Ways’ was a sharp turn left for one of the country’s leading ceilidh bands. A conflation of British and Greek folk forms, musical theatre, jazz and soul, astonished critics and delighted audiences, with a sell-out gigs and standout shows
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Phill Jupitus

Following his hugely successful tour of the UK in 2017, stand-up comedian, poet, improviser and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus continues on the road from February 2018 – with his acclaimed stand-up show JUPLICITY. Watch in delight and/or horror as experienced funny man Jupitus drags laughs out of the chaos of his own life and the
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Touch Tours

Continuing its commitment to make accessible theatre for all, The Watermill Theatre will offer audio description on four of its shows in Spring 2018 for blind and partially sighted audience members. Audio described performances are available for TEDDY, a punchy new rock ’n’ roll musical set in 1950s London, a new version of THE RIVALS
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The Corn Exchange, Newbury has joined forces with Newbury Library, West Berkshire Museum and Shaw House, to develop the Arts & Culture Passport, a new free activity for the residents of Newbury and West Berkshire. On Friday 25 August, the four Newbury based venues will be launching their new activity booklet, the Arts & Culture
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Corssing Lines Performers

On Saturday 12 August, the Corn Exchange and 101 Outdoor Arts Creation Space, Newbury will present the latest in its exciting free outdoor arts programme, Crossing Lines. The performance will take place in Goldwell Park, Newbury at 9.30pm. Crossing Lines Presented by one of Europe’s most spectacular outdoor performance companies, Actiontheater PAN.OPTIKUM, Crossing Lines will
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On Saturday 19 August at 11.30am and 3pm at the Clock Tower, Newbury The Watermill Theatre will bring drama, music and storytelling to the town centre with Newbury Yarns, a free promenade theatre event suitable for families. Beginning at the Clock Tower and moving through the town to finish at the Marketplace, the performance will
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A successful Newbury Jazz & Blues

Following on from what appeared to be a successful first Newbury Jazz & Blues, enjoyed by visitors and the musicians, I asked for your feedback. And, it would seem you agreed: – The music, atmosphere, location and sense of community were common positives mentioned in the survey. This was reflected in what we saw on
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