EARLY ROBINSON CRUSOE
SEPTEMBER BIRD OFFER
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
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
BROWN or even “BUMP AND SLIDE” with THE JACKSON FIVE,
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
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.
TICKETS £2.50 AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR ON THE NIGHT
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.
TREVOR BURTON BAND, SUPPORTED BY
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.
FRIDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 8.00PM TICKETS £12/£10 CONCESSION ALL TICKETS
£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
SATURDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 8.00PM TICKETS £15/£13.50 CONCESSION
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
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!!
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.
SATURDAY 2 OCTOBER 7.30PM TICKETS £12.50/£10.50 CONCESSION
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
WEDNESDAY 6 - FRIDAY 8 OCTOBER 7.30PM
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
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
WEDNESDAY 13 OCTOBER 8.00PM TICKETS £15
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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It’s easy to book your tickets...
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 www.stirling.gov.uk/alberthalls
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
BEAT THE RUSH! PRE-ODER YOUR INTERVAL DRINKS AT THE BAR.
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