Albert Halls guide Stirling Council by dominic.cecilia


									                                                                                                                         EARLY                        ROBINSON CRUSOE
                SEPTEMBER                                                                                             BIRD OFFER
                                                                                                                       ALL TICKETS
                                                                                                                     UNTIL10 SEPTEMBER
                                                                                                                                          SATURDAY 16 OCTOBER 2.00PM TICKETS £8/£6/ FAMILY 4 £22
                                                                                                                                     This is the tale of Robinson Crusoe - the heroic captain of the
  SCOTTISH CHRYSANTHEMUM & DAHLIA SOCIETY                                                                                       Good Ship Lizzie. His mission: to seek out wondrous treasures,
            ANNUAL FLOWER SHOW                                                                                               discover strange new lands and to boldly go where no action-packed
                                                                                                                             adventure has gone before! Yet, when Crusoe is shipwrecked, he has
        TUESDAY 7 - WEDNESDAY 8 SEPTEMBER FREE                                              The Groove Machine               more than new lands and treasures on his mind. There’s his hilarious
                                                                                                                             new friend Man Friday, the beautiful Princess Moonflower and of
 Attracting growers from all over Great Britain, the annual event                           Friday 10 September              course, the wicked pirate Captain Hogwash. Hold tight, this show
 proves to be a winner. Judging commences on Tuesday at                                                                      travels at a thousand smiles an hour!
 9.00am, Open to the public from 12.30pm - 7.30pm on Tuesday
 and 10.00am - 12 noon on Wednesday. Flowers will be sold to be                                                                                       COUNTRY LEGENDS
 public on Wednesday so don’t miss out.
                                                                                                                                   SUNDAY 17 OCTOBER 7.30PM TICKETS £12.50/£10.50 CONCESSION
BOOGIE WONDERLAND (70’S REVIVAL) + D.J.                                      EARLY
                                                                                                                             The Country Legends Show is based on the world famous Grand
                                                                          BIRD OFFER
  FRIDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 8.00PM TILL LATE TICKETS £13.50                      ALL TICKETS                                       Old Opry music hall in Nashville Tennessee. Music from all the
                                                                         £11.50                                              great stars: Patsy Cline, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Dolly
                                                                UNTIL 20 AUGUST                                              Parton, Kenny Rogers, Glen Campbell & Tammy Wynette to name
The Groove Machine are the sensational 70’s disco
experience. More than just a band, the Groove Machine                                       Trevor Burton Band               but a few and special guests The Everly's Show. This is really a
authentically capture the sounds and style of the era. Their non-                                                            handclapping night to remember.
stop live show generates a great atmosphere that is always lively,
                                                                                          Thursday 23 September
fun and very entertaining. You are guaranteed to hear your all                                                                                      SWRI FIDDLERS RALLY
time favourite disco track, all night long. So if you love to
“CELEBRATE” with KOOL & THE GANG, “FEEL GOOD” with JAMES                                                                                    FRIDAY 22 OCTOBER 7.30PM TICKETS £7.00
then the Groove Machine are the number 1 choice.                                                                             Music will be provided by the Stirling Caledonian Strathspey &
                                                                                                                             Reel Society, Fraser McIntosh will be on the bagpipes and
        STIRLING COUNCIL LIBRARY BOOK SALE                                                                                   Hamish Whitehead will be singing.

  SATURDAY 18 SEPTEMBER 9AM ADMISSION 50P ADULTS; CHILDREN FREE                                                          EARLY                                KINGS OF SWING
                                                                                                                      BIRD OFFER
 Stirling Council Libraries Annual Book and Audio Visual Sale is                             Dominic Kirwan            ALL TICKETS           SUNDAY 24 OCTOBER 7.30PM TICKETS £12/£10 CONCESSION
 now a fixture in the calendar and offers a great opportunity to                                                       £10
 stock up on ex-library books, compact discs and videos. The sale                         Saturday 25 September      UNTIL10 SEPTEMBER
                                                                                                                                    Take a fantastic band and add some of the finest
 runs from 9.00am to 1.00pm.                                                                                                    performers the West End has on offer and you can be sure you
                                                                                                                           are in for a truly great night. This production features all your
                   DREAMS WEDDING FAYRE                                                                                    favourite songs from those golden years. This show is a glorious trip
                                                                                                                           back to a time when the melody reigned supreme and stars really
              WEDNESDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 6.30PM                                                                                were stars - a stunning show that the whole family can enjoy.
                                                                                                                                          SHAKESPEARE 4 KIDZ THE TEMPEST
 Come along and enjoy a full night of entertainment. Fully
 choreographed fashion show by Dreams Bridal Wear of Stirling.                                                                           TUESDAY 26 OCTOBER 10.30AM & 1.30PM
 A spectacular selection of bridal wear will be on show from                                                                                 TICKETS £7 (1 TEACHER FREE WITH EVERY 10 CHILDREN)
 leading manufacturers. This will be a fully themed show with a
 spectacular finale. Come along and meet the experts who will                                       Talon
 represent all areas of the wedding industry, from cakes to                                                                Exiled 12 years earlier on a mystical Mediterranean island, Prospero
 photographers and many, many more. Exhibitors stands open from                             Friday 24 September            has spent his time perfecting his magic art and planning revenge on
 6.30pm and the fashion show commences at 8pm                                                                              his wicked brother and his followers who overthrew him. When a
                                                                                                                           powerful sea-tempest shipwrecks his former adversaries, they are
                                                                                                                           tricked and tormented by Prospero’s magic to hilarious effect.
            LOCAL BAND “OUT THE BLUE”                                                                                                               HOT AUGUST NIGHTS
   THURSDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 7.30PM TICKETS £10/£8 CONCESSION                                                                       THURSDAY 28 OCTOBER 7.30PM TICKETS £12.50/£11.00 CONCESSION
Trevor Burton was a founder member of The Move. He has                                                                     Gary Ryan shot to fame when he appeared on Granada TV’s “Stars
performed and played with Steve Gibbons Band, Jimi Hendrix,                                                                In Their Eyes”. His uncanny vocal similarity to Neil Diamond has
Robert Plant and many more too numerous to mention. The                                                                    earned him a place on the pages of magazines & newspapers
Trevor Burton Band is unstoppable and is the most exciting live                                 Rik Waller                 across the world. Gary will be joined on stage by his 5-piece band
band ever to grace the stage.                                                                                              to recreate the sound of Neil Diamond. Come and hear all the hits:
                                                                                          Thursday 30 September            America, Sweet Caroline, Forever in Blue Jeans, Song Sung Blue,
                          TALON                                         EARLY                                              I am I Said and many many more.
                                                                     BIRD OFFER
                                                                      £10                                                     MODS & SODS OASIS/STEREOPHONICS TRIBUTE
Do you remember the hot summer of ‘76 and the cool             UNTIL 27 AUGUST
                                                                                                                                          FRIDAY 29 OCTOBER 8.00PM TILL LATE TICKETS £12.50
sounds of Hotel California playing down the radio? The                                                                   EARLY
legendary sounds of the Eagles are faithfully and brilliantly                                                         BIRD OFFER         Since emerging from Manchester area in ‘96 the band have
recreated by Talon. Now in their 7th phenomenal year together,                                                         ALL TICKETS
                                                                                                                       £11               established themselves as the number 1 tribute to OASIS,
this truly amazing concert goes from strength to strength. Book                                                      UNTIL17 SEPTEMBER working around the UK, Europe and as far as the Middle
early to avoid disappointment and experience the heart stopping                                                                        East, regularly playing to sell out audience. With the looks
five part harmony vocals, the greatest guitar solos in the world and                          Elvis Collection                     and sounds they are second to none. Radio 1 has spoken about
simply relive all the classic hits of the Eagles.                                                                           them saying “they are one of the best tribute acts in the UK today”.
                                                                                            Saturday 2 October
                        DOMINIC KIRWAN
Dominic Kirwan enjoys superstar status today thanks to chart-topping
albums and phenomenally successful concert tours, but he will be the                                                                             BEYOND THE BARRICADE
first to admit that his Irish roots and the strong musical influences of
those early years can still be seen prominently in his live shows.                                                                       SUNDAY 7 NOVEMBER 7.30PM TICKETS £13.50/£12.50 CONCESSION
                                                                                                                      BIRD OFFER
                AN COMUNN GAIDHEALACH                                                                                  ALL TICKETS       Now in its 6th record-breaking year, the UK’s leading
                                                                                                                     £12.50              musical theatre concert appears with a new show for
         SATURDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 7.30PM ADMISSION £3                                                                   UNTIL17 SEPTEMBER 2004, featuring songs from the world’s greatest musicals.
                                                                                              Robinson Crusoe                          This cast of principal performers from Les Miserables
Family ceilidh presented by An Comunn Gaidhealach, featuring                                Saturday 16 October                    perform songs from Miss Saigon, The Lion King, Tell me on a
Gaelic Singers, Piper and Dancers. An Comunn Gaidhealach will                                                               Sunday, Phantom of the Opera, We Will Rock You and many more,
be back on 30 October and 27 November.                                                                                      climaxing with spectacular finale from, of course, Les Miserables.
                                                                                                                            Don’t miss the Musical Event of the Year!!
                             RIK WALLER
 THURSDAY 30 SEPTEMBER 7.30PM TICKETS £13.50/£12.50 CONCESSION                                                                                             DEAN PARK
Rik has returned to what he loves best, this time backed by some of                                                                           FRIDAY 12 NOVEMBER TICKETS £12.50
the finest musicians you will ever hear, playing the kind of music you
want to hear and also some fantastic new material. With the release                                                        Join Scotland's top entertainer Dean Park with his big band and
of a new album imminent take this opportunity to hear the VOICE that                                                       backing singers in an evening of music and laughter. Dean will be
is Rik Waller.                                                                                                             performing classic hits, also songs from the shows and his hit
                                                                                                 Dean Park                 single "Wee Andy Webber's Scottish Medley".
                                                                                            Friday 12 November
                     OCTOBER                                                                                                               C.V.S. STIRLING CARD & GIFT SALE
                                                                                                                               SATURDAY 13 NOVEMBER 10.30AM - 3.00PM IADMISSION 20P
                        ELVIS COLLECTION                                                                                   An opportunity to support local and national charities who will be
                                                                                                                           selling a wide range of Christmas cards and great gift ideas.
Do you want a night out to remember, a night of pure                                                                                 ST.ANDREW’S NIGHT CEILIDH DANCE,
entertainment then a two-hour rock and roll experience is exactly                                                               organised by 1ST STIRLINGSHIRE SCOUT GROUP
what you need. The Elvis Collection is a tribute show with a
guaranteed feel good factor. Over thirty of the finest songs from                                                                SATURDAY 20 NOVEMBER 8.00PM TICKETS £7.50/£5 CONCESSION
the 50s, 60, and 70s. You will find it impossible to sit still.
                                                                                                                           Dance to the music of David Oswald and his Ceilidh Band
     BUGSY MALONE, PRESENTED BY CENTRESCENE                                                   Kings of Swing               Tickets available late October from the Albert Hall Booking Office
                                                                                            Sunday 24 October              and from 1st Stirlingshire Scouts
                 TICKETS £8 & £9 (CONCESSION £6 & £7)                                                                                         PLAY SERVICES MAKE IT NICE
After it’s trip to the Forbidden Plant last year, Centrescene is now                                                                         SUNDAY 21 NOVEMBER PAY ON THE DOOR
back on earth and going back in time to the twenties, in gangland
New York, for Bugsy Malone, a slick musical partake of the old                                                             Alternative Christmas cards and gift making ideas for children and
Warner Brothers gangster movies. As the opening song tells you:                                                            families. Bring your own plate or mug to personalise. Come along
“Everybody loves Bugsy Malone”. So come along “poysanally” and                                                             and have some fun. Suitable for all ages. Under 8’s must be
judge for yourselves. You won’t be disappointed.                                                                           accompanied by an adult.

      MISERY, BY STEPHEN MOORE,                                             EARLY                                                           AN EVENING OF CLAIRVOYANCE
                                                                         BIRD OFFER
  BASED ON THE NOVEL BY STEPHEN KING                                      ALL TICKETS                                        WEDNESDAY 24 NOVEMBER 7.00PM FOR 7.30PM TICKETS £8.50
                                                                           £10                  The Tempest
  SUNDAY 10 OCTOBER 8.00PM TICKETS £12/£10 CONCESSION                UNTIL 10 SEPTEMBER     Tuesday 26 October             Do you read your stars? Have you had a psychic experience? Then
                                                                                                                           do not miss this show, with famous Medium Gordon Smith, the
Rapture is proud to present the Scottish premier of this thrilling                                                         Psychic Barber from Glasgow
and exciting shock horror comedy. Guaranteed to have you only
using a bit of your seat - the front part!                                                                                                      NYCOS CHILDREN’S CHOIR
            KENSPECKLE PUPPETS PRESENTS                                                                                           THURSDAY 25 NOVEMBER 7.00PM TICKETS £4/£2 CONCESSION
             “TRAVELS IN A WASH BASKET”                                                                                    The NYCoS Stirling Children’s Choir present their Winter Concert
                                                                                                                           under the directorship of Anne Murphy. The choir will sing a
    TUESDAY 12 OCTOBER WORKSHOP: 10.00AM. SHOW: 2.00PM.                                                                    selection of songs including some seasonal music.
         TICKETS WORKSHOP: £5.50 SHOW:£3.50 SAVER TICKET - 3 FOR £9.00                       Hot August Nights
                                                                                            Thursday 28 October                   CLASSIC CLAPTON, performed by AFTER MIDNIGHT
Workshop: Over 7’s only. Use your imagination and create your
favourite fairy-tale character with a little help from Sylvia Troon.                                                     EARLY            FRIDAY 26 NOVEMBER 8.00PM TICKETS £12/£10 CONCESSION
Show: 2.00pm. Baby Belinda Binkleburp is asleep, blissfully                                                           BIRD OFFER
unaware that a sneaky goblin has appeared, ready to pull heads                                                         ALL TICKETS       The World's Number 1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band will be
                                                                                                                       £10                performing authentic versions of all the popular Clapton
off flowers, steal apples and toys from the pram. The garden                                                         UNTIL24 SEPTEMBER Classics including Wonderful Tonight, Tears in Heaven,
gnome decided to summon help. Several well-known fairy-tale
characters become involved. Suitable for ages 3 – 8 years.                                                                     Crossroads, I Shot The Sheriff, Sunshine of Your Love and of
                                                                                                                           course Layla! There will even be an "UNPLUGGED" segment.
                       REELIN’ & A ROCKIN’
                                                                                                                                             3D, 2D CRAFT AND DESIGN FAIR
 The greatest sixties show ever! Non-stop hits with the
                                                                                               After Midnight                     SATURDAY 27 10AM SUNDAY 28 NOVEMBER 11AM
 legendary lead singers: Dave Dee (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick                              Friday 26 November                                 ADMISSION £1 / 70P CONCESSION
 & Titch), Mike Pender (The Searchers), Tony Crane (The
 Merseybeats), Wayne Fontana (The Mindbenders), Dave Berry                                    PLEASE SEE REVERSE           Special 2 day event. Contemporary craft, design and arts works -
 (The Cruisers), Brian Poole (The Tremeloes), The Nolans plus 5                                OF EVENTS GUIDE             all being sold by the makers themselves! Lots of ideas for
 piece band. If you only see one show this year, make it this one.                        FOR BOOKING INFORMATION.         Christmas presents.
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           D I A R Y             D AT E S                     AT             A         G L A N C E                                         IN PERSON
                                                                                                                                           The Albert Halls Box Office is open from 9.00am until 5.00pm, Monday to
DAY         DATE      PERFORMANCE                                   TIME                 TICKETS **EARLY BIRD PRICE                        Friday and until 8.30pm on performance nights. Tickets for most events are
TUES        7 SEPT    SCOTTISH CHRYSANTHEMUM &                      12.30PM-7.30PM       FREE                                              also available from the Tolbooth Theatre 01786 274000 and the
WED         8 SEPT    DAHLIA SOCIETY ANNUAL FLOWER SHOW             10.00-12 NOON        FREE                                              MacRobert Arts Centre 01786 466666.
FRI         10 SEPT   BOOGIE WONDERLAND (70’S REVIVAL) + D.J.       8.00PM TILL LATE     £13.50 **£11.50 /20 AUG                           BY POST
SAT         18 SEPT   STIRLING COUNCIL LIBRARY BOOK SALE            9.00AM-1.00PM        50P ADULTS & CHILDREN FREE                        Please write to the Box Office, The Albert Halls, Dumbarton Road,
WED         22 SEPT   DREAMS WEDDING FAYRE                          6.30PM               £2.50 ON THE DOOR                                 Stirling, FK8 2QL with details of the performance, dates, times and
THURS       23 SEPT   TREVOR BURTON BAND, SUPPORTED BY              7.30PM               £10/£8 CONCESSION                                 number of tickets required. Cheques should be made payable to Stirling
                      LOCAL BAND “OUT THE BLUE”                                                                                            Council. Please include a stamped addressed envelope if you would like
                                                                                                                                           your tickets to be posted out to you. If not, we will hold them for
FRI         24 SEPT   TALON                                         8.00PM               £12/£10 CONCESSION **£10 /27 AUG
                                                                                                                                           collection at the Box Office.
SAT         25 SEPT   DOMINIC KIRWAN                                8.00PM               £15/£13.50 CONCESSION
SAT         25 SEPT   AN COMUNN GAIDHEALACH                         7.30PM               £3                                                BY PHONE
THURS       30 SEPT   RIK WALLER                                    7.30PM               £13.50/£12.50 CONCESSION                          Call The Albert Halls Box Office on 01786 473544. You can pay by Visa,
                                                                                                                                           Mastercard, Switch, Eurocard and Solo.
SAT         2 OCT     ELVIS COLLECTION                              7.30PM               £12.50/£10.50 CONCESSION
WED         6 OCT     BUGSY MALONE, PRESENTED BY CENTRESCENE        7.30PM               £8 & £9 (CONCESSION £6 & £7)                      BOOKING FEE
TILL FRI    8 OCT                                                                                                                          Booking Fees vary but you will be advised at the time of purchase.
SUN         10 OCT    MISERY, BY STEPHEN MOORE,                    8.00PM                £12/£10 CONCESSION
                      BASED ON THE NOVEL BY STEPHEN KING                                 **£10 /10 SEPT                                    GROUP DISCOUNTS
TUES        12 OCT    KENSPECKLE PUPPETS PRESENTS                  WORKSHOP: 10AM        £5.50                                             Contact the Box Office for details.
                      “TRAVELS IN A WASH BASKET”                   SHOW: 2PM             £3.50 SAVER TICKET - 3 FOR £9.00                  DISABLED ACCESS
WED         13 OCT    REELIN’ & A ROCKIN’                          8.00PM                £15
                                                                                                                                           Please advise Box Office at the time of the booking if you require a
SAT         16 OCT    ROBINSON CRUSOE                              2PM                   £8/£6/FAMILY 4 £22 ** ALL £6 /10 SEPT             wheelchair space. Facilities include level access, adapted toilets and a lift.
SUN         17 OCT    COUNTRY LEGENDS                              7.30PM                £12.50/£10.50 CONCESSION                          There is also an induction loop in the main auditorium.
FRI         22 OCT    SWRI FIDDLERS RALLY                          7.30PM                £7
SUN         24 OCT    KINGS OF SWING                               7.30PM                £12/£10 CONCESSION **£10 /10 SEPT                 Hiring the Albert Halls...
TUES        26 OCT    SHAKESPEARE 4 KIDZ THE TEMPEST               10.30AM & 1.30PM      £7 (1 TEACHER FREE WITH EVERY 10 CHILDREN)
                                                                                                                                           This venue is available for hire for private functions, amateur productions,
THURS       28 OCT    HOT AUGUST NIGHTS                            7.30PM                £12.50/£11.00 CONCESSION                          fairs, conferences, etc. Catering and bar facilities, front of house and
FRI         29 OCT    MODS & SODS OASIS/STEREOPHONICS TRIBUTE 8.00PM                     £12.50 ** ALL £11 /17 SEPT                        technical staff can be provided if required.
SUN         7 NOV     BEYOND THE BARRICADE                         7.30PM                £13.50/£12.50 CONC. **£12.50 /17 SEPT             For further information on hiring this venue, please contact The Booking
FRI         12 NOV    DEAN PARK                                                          £12.50                                            Office on 01786 473544.
SAT         13 NOV    C.V.S. STIRLING CARD & GIFT SALE             10.30AM - 3.00PM      ADMISSION 20P
SAT         20 NOV    ST.ANDREW’S NIGHT CEILIDH DANCE              8.00PM                £7.50/£5 CONCESSION
SUN         21 NOV    PLAY SERVICES MAKE IT NICE                                         PAY ON THE DOOR                                                                   lbert
WED         24 NOV    AN EVENING OF CLAIRVOYANCE                   7.00PM FOR 7.30PM     £8.50

THURS       25 NOV    NYCOS CHILDREN’S CHOIR                       7.00PM                £4/£2 CONCESSION                                                                      HALLS
FRI         26 NOV    CLASSIC CLAPTON, PERFORMED BY AFTER MIDNIGHT 8.00PM                £12/£10 CONCESSION **£10 /24 SEPT
                                                                                                                                                  Albert Place, Dumbarton Road, Stirling FK8 2QL
SAT         27 NOV    3D, 2D CRAFT AND DESIGN FAIR                 10AM                  £1/70P CONCESSION
SUN         28 NOV                                                 11AM                  £1/70P CONCESSION                                           t: 01786 473544 f: 01786 448933
                                  FOYER CAFE BAR                                                                                                 
    The Foyer Cafe Bar is open - 10am - 5pm, Monday to Saturday, serving breakfast, tasty lunches and                                                                             Heritage
                  snacks with a great selection of coffee, plus regularly updated Specials.                                                                                       and Culture
                                   FULL BAR SERVICE ON SHOW NIGHTS.                                                                                                               Community Services
                                                                                                                                                                     design by Voltage t: 0141 882 1557
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