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Spring 2011




Box office: 01305 266926   www.dorchesterarts.org.uk
                                                                                                                                          Spring Programme 2011
  Dorchester ARTS Centre
                                                                                                                                          Happy New Year and.... Happy Birthday                  Dorchester ARTS
                                                                                                                                          Dorchester Arts!                                       School Lane, The Grove, Dorchester, Dorset,
                                                                                                                                                                                                 DT1 1XR
                                                                                                                  Corn Exchange           Over 30 years Dorchester Arts has enriched the         Box Office: 01305 266926
                                                                                                                                          cultural life of our community and we plan to go       Email: enquiries@dorchesterarts.org.uk
                                                                                                                                          on doing so for many years to come. In tough           www.dorchesterarts.org.uk
                                                                                                                                          financial times we are following the example of
                                                                                                                                          others and launching a Legacy Scheme to enable         Staff
                                                                                                                                          supporters to remember Dorchester Arts in their        Sharon Hayden Artistic Director
                                                                                                                                          will (reg charity 1015546). If you are interested in   Irene Archibald Administrator
                                                                                                                                          knowing more, do please come and talk to us. A         Kathy Webb Finance Officer
                                                                                                                                          small legacy in years to come could make all the       Mike Furse Membership Secretary
                                                                                                                                          difference.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Julie Loyd Marketing Officer
                                                                                                                                          There are some great treats in store this Spring
                                                                                                                                          - from spectacular dance company Tavaziva to           Freelance Staff
                                                                                                                                          story telling experts Devil’s Violin with Opheus       Kathie Prince Community Outreach (Choir)
                                                                                                                                          and Greek Myths and a pre-show screening               Mickey Wills Music Group Leader (Pop Club)
                                                                                                                                          of one of our children’s animations. Portrait,         Jo Simons Drama Group Leader (DYT)
                                                                                                                                          the county youth dance group, showcase their           Chris Huxley Strategic Development
                                                                                                                                          performance created with dance company State
                                                                                                                                          of Emergency as a curtain raiser for their stunning    Board
                                                                                                                                          show Dessert Crossings.                                Alastair Nisbet Chair, Tina Hicks Vice Chair,
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Louise Sheaves Treasurer, John Bullock, Jane
  Thomas Hardye School                                                                                                                    Finally, a special welcome to best-selling author      Burden, Suzy Cox, Andy Jacobs, Selina Malins,
                                                                                                                                          Tracy Chevalier who came to the Festival in 2010       Wendy Petitdemange, Simon Barber, Amy
Dorchester ARTS Centre is registered in England and Wales as a Company Limited by Guarantee No. 2752793. Registered Charity No. 1015546   and now joins us as a patron!                          Eastwood

                                                                                                                                                                                                 Patrons
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tracy Chevalier, Penelope Hobhouse, John
                                                                                                                                          Sharon Hayden                                          Hubbard, Ann Jellicoe, Elizabeth McGregor,
                                                                                                                                          Artistic Director                                      Lynne Reid Banks, Graham Snow, Minette
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Walters
                                                   Friday 21 January
                                                   Dance
                                                   Tavaziva Dance
                                                   Double Take

                                                   Dorchester Corn Exchange • 8pm (doors 7.30pm)
                                                   • £10 / £8 members / £6 under 18s

                                                   There are two sides to every story…
Saturday 8 January                                 Through adversity… there comes triumph
Bluesnight                                         Through pain... there comes love
                                                   After a storm... comes a calm
Thomas Ford & the Dirty
Harmonys                                           With fantastically exuberant dancers Bawren
                                                   Tavaziva unravels an inspirational soundtrack
Dorchester ARTS Centre • 8pm (doors and bar        accompanied by African vocalist Tsungai
7.30pm) • Advance £11 / £5.50* Door £12 / £6* (*   Tsikirai. An intense double bill revealing
under 18 / NUS cardholders)                        the impact of black dance choreographer
                                                   and musician Bawren Tavaziva on the
This Devon-based band is led by vocalist, harp     contemporary dance landscape in Britain.
player and slide guitarist Thomas Ford. The        A celebration of culture, hardship, agony
full line-up includes Wildcards legends Vince      and joy.
Lee (guitar) and Al Wallis (bass) plus Timmy
Langsford (drums), Becca Langsford (vocals)        There will be an opportunity for dance
and Junior Pearson (saxophone and keys). The       students to work with Tavaziva Dance in a
band released their debut album ‘Separation        workshop on Thursday 20 January.
Street’ in May 2009 to critical acclaim. What a
great way to welcome in 2011!                      A joint promotion with Dorchester Town
                                                   Council
Visit www.myspace.com/thomasfordblues
Saturday 29 January,                              Sundays 30 January,
Saturday 30 April                                 27 February and 27 March
Workshop                                          Workshop
Magic Drum                                        Afrobeat Workshop

Dorchester ARTS Centre • 2.30pm - 4.30pm • £5 /   Dorchester ARTS Centre • 3pm - 5.30pm • £8
£4 under 16s
                                                  As the triple Tony award winning show Fela
Magic Drum return with their family-friendly      plays to rave reviews at the National Theatre,
drumming and percussion workshop, to which        one of the pupils of Nigerian music legend
all are welcome regardless of experience or       Fela Kuti - Lekan Babalola - returns to
age. Express yourself freely through rhythm       Dorchester Arts with his Afrobeat workshop.
and work together to create music that
you could dance to if you were not so busy        Assisted by Clarinetist Kate Luxmoore, he
drumming! Under 16’s must be accompanied          draws on the rhythmic patterns and grooves       Friday 4 February                                   Angel Heart Children’s Theatre return to
                                                                                                                                                       Dorchester with their magical production
by an adult who can join in and have fun. All     of Traditional Yoruba music to explain the
drums and percussion provided but feel free       Afrobeat genre and explore the related music     Children’s Theatre                                  Malina’s Dream. A spell-binding show with
to bring your own.                                of African origin such as Gospel, Reggae,        Malina’s Dream                                      breath-taking puppets and live music exploring
                                                                                                                                                       the themes of friendship and finding the way
                                                  Funk, Jazz, Calypso, Hip hop and more.
Enquiries 01305 848026/853479                                                                                                                          between two worlds.
Email: info@magicdrum.org.uk                      A music workshop for players of semi-            Dorchester ARTS Centre • 1pm* and 6pm • £7 /
www.magicdrum.org.uk                              professional and professional ability using      £6 Members/ £5 Child / £22 Family / £20 family      A family show for everyone over 4 years old.
                                                  any instrument or voice. Bring your own          Members • *matinee especially for primary schools
                                                  amplification if you need it.                    and young children                                  www.angelhearttheatre.com
              Superscrumptious
               caloristictasty &
                  nutritious
               It’s not Mary Poppins, it’s a Cornish Pasty!
                 From The Celtic Kitchen, Antelope Walk.

         Baking carefully made Pasties and cakes since 1996
           Traditional, alternative & vegetarian varieties
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                                                                                                              Bluesnight                                            Music
                                                                                                              Kris Dollimore                                        Andy Grant Trio + support


   Curiously,
                                                                      most home insurers don’t                Dorchester ARTS Centre • 8pm (doors and bar 7.30pm)   Dorchester ARTS Centre • 8pm (doors and bar 7.30pm)
                                                                                                              • Advance £11 / £5.50* Door £12 / £6* (* under 18 /   • £9 / £7 members & under 18’s
                                                                      have a branch in Dorchester.            NUS cardholders)
                                                                      But at NFU Mutual...                                                                          Innovative guitarist, singer-songwriter Andy
                                                                                                              Kris Dollimore makes a welcome return to              Grant, double bassist Simon Rushbrook, and
                                                                                                              Bluesnight following his outstanding solo show        drummer Lee Miller return with their funky

   We do. So you know, that we know exactly where
                                                                                                              in 2009. His repertoire embraces both traditional     acoustic blend of delta blues, jazz and folk.
                                                                                                              blues and self-penned songs reflecting a musical      Showcasing material from their latest release
                                                                                                              career of more than two decades. With new             ‘Champagne on Beer Budget’ along with some
   you’re coming from. For a home insurance quote, call                                                       album ‘No Ghosts in this House’ due for release       older fan favourites. Andy Grant is joined by
   NFU Mutual on Dorchester 01305 266411.                                                                     in early 2011, this Bluesnight audience can           supporting musician Wille (from Wille and the
                                                                                                              expect a musical treat par excellence!                Bandits).

   Agent of The National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society Limited.                                      www.krisdollimore.com                                 www.andygrant.net
                                                                                         We do right by you
Monday 21, Tuesday 22                            Goddesses, an evil Medusa and a brave        Friday 25, Saturday 26
February                                      hero’s quest. Bring characters to life using
                                              stop frame animation techniques and get a
                                                                                              February
Half-term Animation Workshop                  copy on DVD. Parents will be invited to view    Drama
Dorchester ARTS Centre • 10am - 4pm • £36 /
                                              the rushes at the end of the second day. The
                                              film will be screened in the Corn Exchange as
                                                                                              Duet For One
£30 for siblings                              a curtain raiser to Orpheus and Other Greek     PDL Extension Theatre
                                              Myths at 7.30 pm on 4 March.
Join community film-maker Alastair Nisbet
to create a short animation from storyboard   Watch previous films at                         Dorchester ARTS • Centre 8pm (doors and bar
to final film in two days. Delve into the     www.nisbetmedia.co.uk                           7.30pm) • £9 / £7 members & under 18’s
Greek myths to tell a story of Gods and
                                                                                              Duet for One - inspired by the tragic life of
                                                                                              cellist Jacqueline du Pre - is the story of a
                                                                                              gifted violinist whose artistic voice is stilled by
                                                                                              multiple sclerosis and her relationship with the
                                                                                              psychiatrist who challenges her to open her
                                                                                              heart.

                                                                                              Tom Kempinski’s 1980 play, made into a
                                                                                              film with Julie Andrews and Alan Bates, was
                                                                                              revived in 2009 with Juliet Stevenson and
                                                                                              Henry Goodman playing to sellout audiences in
                                                                                              London.

                                                                                              A moving and powerful production from
                                                                                              Zimbabwean director Melanie Hooley who
                                                                                              brought us riveting performances of Doubt last
                                                                                              summer.

                                                                                              All proceeds from these shows will help support
                                                                                              Dorchester ARTS work in the community.
                                                                                                            Saturday 12 March
                                                                                                            Drama
                                                                                                            Nursery Crimes and
                                                                                                            East End Tales
                                                                                                            Dorchester Youth Theatre

                                                                                                            Thomas Hardye School • 2.30pm & 7pm • £5 adults /
                                                                                                            £3 under 18s

Friday 4 March                                        Saturday 5 March                                      Nursery Crimes by Damian Trasler
Storytelling + music                                  Bluesnight                                            On the surface Nursery Land seems an idyllic
                                                                                                            place but underneath crime and murky deeds
Orpheus and other Greek Myths                         Papa George Band                                      are rife! A series of short scenes trying to find
Devil’s Violin                                                                                              the answer to top crime stories including: what
                                                                                                            happened to Humpty Dumpty? Did he fall or
                                                                                                            was he pushed? and Puss in Boots investigates
Dorchester Corn Exchange • 8pm (doors & bar 7.30pm)   Dorchester ARTS Centre • 8pm (doors and bar 7.30pm)   the case of Cinderella’s stolen slipper!
• £10 / £8 members / £6 under 18’s & conc.            • Advance £11 / £5.50* Door £12 / £6* (* under 18 /
                                                      NUS cardholders)                                      East End Tales by Fin Kennedy
Dorchester Arts audiences will remember the                                                                 A series of short stories telling the tales of
Devil’s Violin sellout performance of Singing         Guitarist, songwriter and vocalist Papa George        individuals living in London’s East End -
Bones last year. This time Daniel Morden              needs no introduction to Bluesnight audiences.        a gritty production originally devised by the
(storyteller) and Sarah Moody (cello) bring           Having appeared here twice previously, in both        Mulberry School for Girls in Tower Hamlets.
haunting melodies and dramatic storytelling to        band and duo formats, we are thrilled to have         The stories range from short reflections on the
explore the dreamlike myths of Ancient Greece.        him back.                                             nature of East London, through to longer tales
                                                                                                            of domestic violence, the drudgery of low-
The evening begins with a premiere of a short         Prepare to be knocked out by Papa George’s            skilled jobs, petty crime and high-density living.
animated film of Greek mythical characters            potent blend of self-penned and traditional
made by children at our half term workshop.           material, played in his own inimitable style –        A double bill with East End Tales suitable for
                                                      simply unmissable!                                    ages 12+. Younger children may leave in the
A joint promotion with Dorchester Town Council.                                                             interval.
                                                      www.papageorge.com
Friday 18 March                                     Friday 18 March
Music                                               Café Scientifique
A Sublime Folk Concert                              Trick or Treatment?
                                                    Alternative Medicine
Dorchester Corn Exchange • 8 pm (doors & bar 7.30   on Trial
pm) • £10 advanced tickets
                                                    Dorchester ARTS Centre • 7.30pm (doors and bar
A fantastic concert featuring ace traditional       7pm) • Free but donations welcome
Irish piper Catherine Ashcroft, singer,
songwriter and guitarist Maurice Dickson from       Simon Singh and his co-author Professor          Friday 25 March
Northern Ireland, Bournemouth’s favourite           Edzard Ernst investigated the evidence for and   Drama                                         who calls himself Geppetto, she falls into
acoustic duo Tinderbox and Bridport’s banjo &       against alternative therapies and published                                                    a bewildering journey of deception and
fiddle whiz Stompin’ Dave.                          their conclusions in “Trick or Treatment?”       Geppetto                                      dysfunction.
                                                    Singh will discuss the origins, philosophy and   Cube Theatre
For more information and etickets please visit      testing of acupuncture, homeopathy and other                                                   Combining electric dialogue of two performers
www.sublimefolk.com                                 alternative therapies as well as commenting      Dorchester ARTS Centre • 8pm (doors and bar   with mesmerizing puppetry, Geppetto, by Jon
www.mauricedickson.com                              on the impact of libel laws on scientific        7.30pm) • £8 / £6 members & conc.             Welch, is a heart-rending, often hilarious story
www.tinderboxacoustic.com                           journalism.                                                                                    of a broken man’s obsessive search for his
www.stompindave.com                                                                                  In 1950’s New York, a teenage girl answers    own puppet-boy.
                                                    A partnership event with the Thomas Hardye       an advert for a production of Pinocchio,
An independant promotion.                           School.                                          but when she meets the ill-at-ease man        www.cube-theatre.co.uk
                                                       Friday 1 April
                                                       Dance
                                                       Desert Crossings
                                                       State of Emergency

 Fully Licensed Indian Restaurant                      Dorchester Corn Exchange • 8pm (doors 7.30pm)
                                                       • £10 / £8 members / £6 under 18’s & conc.
           & Take Away
                                                       Sate of Emergency contemporary dance
       With the facility for up to 150 diners,
The Spice Centre offers the very finest party venue.   company present Desert Crossings,
                                                       inspired by the similarities between the
Open 7 days a week including Bank Holidays             UK South West Jurassic Coast and the
             Sunday - Thursday                         Skeleton Coast of Namibia. Ancient
   12.00 noon - 2.00pm / 5.00pm - 11.30pm              traditions, beliefs and mythologies
                                                       emanating from mosques, churches and
             Friday & Saturday
                                                       ancient caves. From Timbuktu far beyond
12.00 noon - 2.00pm / 5.30pm - 12.00 midnight          the Jurassic Coast, acclaimed South
                                                       African choreographer Gregory Maqoma
           www.thespicecentre.co.uk
                                                       examines human evolution and how the
         Tel: 01305 267450/267850                      landscape influences us all.
37-38 High West Street Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UP
                                                       Five dancers from different cultural
                                                       backgrounds create life forms which are at
                                                       times neither fish nor bird, man nor woman,
                                                       spirit nor flesh but united through their
                                                       shared history of the rocks on which they
                                                       stand.

                                                       www.stateofemergencyltd.com

                                                       A joint promotion with Dorchester Town Council
                                                    The Old Tea House
                                                                Built 1635
                                                     Open for breakfast, morning coffee,
                                                        lunches and afternoon teas.

                                                         Bed and breakfast available

                                                      Business lunches, private bookings
                                                          and parties etc catered for.

Saturday 2 April                                             Tel: 01305 263719
Bluesnight                                        44 High West Street, Dorchester DT1 1UT
Bonfanti-Milner

Dorchester ARTS Centre • 8pm (doors and bar
7.30pm) • Advance £11 / £5.50* Door £12 / £6*
(*under 18 / NUS cardholders)

Marcus Bonfanti (guitar, harmonica, vocals)
and Paddy Milner (keyboards, vocals) are
                                                                                                                                                  ‘Peeling’ is Kaite O’Reilly’s darkly comic play
two of the fastest-rising stars of the UK blues                                             Friday 15 April                                       about the choices women make and the things
and roots music scene. In the year since their
first sell-out appearance at Bluesnights they                                               Drama                                                 they hide. Three actors depict a modern version
                                                                                                                                                  of Trojan Women, waiting backstage for their
have established a formidable reputation for                                                Peeling                                               cues. Devastating truths are uncovered as they
their musical prowess, which encompasses
traditional and contemporary blues, New                                                     Forest Forge Theatre Company                          peel away layers of pretence. A compelling and
                                                                                                                                                  witty drama.
Orleans R&B, Gospel, and a whole lot more.
                                                                                            Dorchester ARTS Centre • 8pm (doors and bar 7.30pm)
                                                                                            • £8 / £6 members & conc.                             www.forestforge.co.uk
www.marcusbonfanti.com
www.paddymilner.com
                                                                                                  Saturday 30 April
                                                                                                  Bluesnight
                                                                                                  The Incredible Blues Puppies

                                                                                                  Dorchester ARTS Centre • 8pm (doors and bar
                                                                                                  7.30pm) • Advance £11 / £5.50* Door £12 / £6* (*
                                                                                                  under 18 / NUS cardholders)
                                               drawn from Phil’s love of traditional tunes and
Saturday 16 April                              American country rock. Phil’s instrumental         The Incredible Blues Puppies are anything
Music                                          skills on acoustic and electric guitars, fiddle    but youngsters, all five of them being
                                               and mandolin are well documented as well as
Phil Beer + Miranda Sykes                      his rich vocals. He’s been utilized by countless
                                                                                                  veterans of the UK blues scene. Bluesnights
                                                                                                  audiences will know Dino Coccia, Alan
                                               artists over the years, including The Rolling      Glen, Bob Hadrell as the fabulous
Dorchester ARTS Centre • 8pm (doors and bar    Stones, Mike Oldfield and Steve Harley.            Barcodes; here they join forces with Costa
7.30pm) • £12 / £10 members and conc.
                                                                                                  Tancredi and John O’Reilly to produce one
                                               Phil is joined by expressive and critically        of the most authentic Chicago sounds to be
Phil Beer, of Show of Hands, and special       acclaimed double bassist and singer Miranda        found anywhere in the UK.
guest Miranda Sykes present an evening of      Sykes.
blues, folk and country music.
                                                                                                  Visit: www.incrediblebluespuppies.co.uk
Delivering a unique blend of ‘folk and roll’   www.philbeer.co.uk
Community Clubs
Just Dance
Dorchester ARTS Centre

Just Dance offers RAD ballet and ISTD Modern
and Tap to all ages and abilities. Learn to
dance in a healthy and happy environment with
opportunities to perform and take examinations.

Lisa Evans-Misailidou (RAD, CBTS, RTS, AISTD).    Singing                                            Arts and crafts                                      Music
Details and bookings: 01305 259937
                                                  Dorchester Community Choir                         Art Lab                                              Pop Club
                                                  Dorchester Arts • Thursdays • 7:30pm - 9pm         Dorchester ARTS Centre • Mondays 9:30am - 3pm        Dorchester ARTS Centre • Saturdays during term time
                                                  • £5 / £4 concessions                              • Starting January 2011                              (excluding half-term) 10:30am - 12:30pm • £45 (half
                                                                                                                                                          price second sibling)
                                                  If you love to sing join Kathie Prince and the     Art Lab is an arts and crafts day service in
                                                  Dorchester Community Choir! The group has          Dorchester for adults with moderate/mild             This Saturday morning club is a fantastic
                                                  now entered its 4th year, meeting weekly during    learning disabilities or autistic spectrum           opportunity for young people to take part in and
                                                  term time and exploring an eclectic mix of         disorders. We offer a relaxed and supportive         to experience live music performance. Each
                                                  Roots music from all over the world. Kathie is a   environment in which to develop creative skills in   week Pop Club members get the chance to
                                                  performer and director of Buzz Music Projects      arts, crafts and design.                             engage in a diverse range of musical workshops
                                                  who has a wealth of experience working with                                                             and perform through a professional sound
                                                  professional and community groups in Britain       For details of our spring programme, bookings        system under the guidance of music producer
                                                  and abroad.                                        or an informal discussion, please email:             Mickey Wills. Pop Club will showcase its work at
                                                                                                     dorchesterartlab@btinternet.com                      live gigs and festivals throughout the year.
                                                  Visit:www.kathie-prince-singer-musician.co.uk      or phone 07817 493696 (Tim)
                                                  Details and bookings: 01305 259201
                                                                                                     Event Information
Dorchester Youth Theatre
Dorchester ARTS Centre • Tuesdays • 11 January -                                                     Event Booking                                 your tickets posted to you, there will be an
                                                                                                                                                   additional charge of 50p.
5 April (excluding 22 February)
                                                                                                     In Person                                     Online
DYT Primary (6 -7 year olds) 4.45pm - 5.45pm• £40                                                    The Dorchester ARTS box office is open
                                                                                                                                                   Tickets for all Dorchester ARTS events can
                                                                                                     Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.
                                                                                                                                                   now be booked online at:
DYT Juniors (8 -11 year olds) • 6 - 7pm • £40                                                        By Telephone: 01305 266926
                                                                                                                                                   www.wegottickets.com
                                                                                                     At all other times please leave your name,
DYT (12 - 18 year olds) • 7 - 9pm • £60                                                              telephone number and ticket requirements
                                                                                                                                                   Disabled Access
                                                    Saturday 19 March                                and we will call you back. Payment is
                                                                                                                                                   There is good wheelchair access and a car
(all workshops half price second sibling)                                                            required when booking.
                                                    Dance Workshop                                                                                 park space for a disabled driver outside

DYT is for young people who have the                Dance Afrika                                     Booking Fee                                   Dorchester ARTS Centre.

passion for theatre and are interested in                                                            There is a £1 booking fee unless you are
                                                                                                                                                   Please email enquiries@dorchesterarts.org.uk
performing. Led by drama teacher and                Dorchester ARTS Centre • 2.30pm - 4.30pm •       paying by cash or cheque. If you would like
                                                                                                                                                   or call 01305 266926 for a copy of the
actress Jo Simons, DYT uses improvisation,          £8 / £5 under 16s                                                                              programme in large type.
games and devising to create drama.
                                                    Come and dance to the live rhythms of
Drama and role play help develop children’s         Africa. Learn the principles of African
social and emotional well being as well as          movement and celebrate your own creativity
their creative and critical abilities - on top of   with Natasha Zubida known for her warm,
that it’s great fun!                                energetic and contemporary approach to
                                                    the traditions of African dance. All abilities
                                                    welcome.

                                                    To book a place email: natasha@
                                                    zmovements.co.uk or phone 07799677638

                                                    www.zmovements.co.uk
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Diary: Spring 2011
January
Sat 8                        Music                   Bluesnight - Thomas Ford                8pm       DA
Fri 21                       Dance                   Tavaziva Dance - Double Take            8pm       CE
Sat 29                       Drum Workshop           Magic Drum                        2.30 - 4.30pm   DA
Sun 30                       Afrobeat Workshop       Lekan Babalola                      3 - 5.30pm    DA

February
Fri 4                        Children’s Theatre      Malina’s Dream                     1pm, 6pm       DA
Sat 5                        Music                   Bluesnight - Kris Dollimore            8pm        DA
Fri 11                       Music                   Andy Grant Trio + Support              8pm        DA
Mon 21 - Tue 22              Animation Workshop      Half-term Animation Workshop      10am - 4pm      DA
Fri 25 - Sat 26              Drama                   Duet For One                           8pm        DA
Sun 27                       Afrobeat Workshop       Lekan Babalola                     3 - 5.30pm     DA

 March
 Fri 4                       Music & Story-telling   Orpheus and Other Greek Myths          8pm        CE
 Sat 5                       Music                   Bluesnight - Papa George Band          8pm        DA
 Sat 12                      Youth Theatre           Nursery Crimes / East End Tales   2.30pm, 7pm     TH
 Fri 18                      Café Scientifique       Alternative Medicine on Trial        7.30pm       DA
 Fri 18                      Music                   A Sublime Folk Concert                8 pm        CE
 Sat 19                      Dance Workshop          Dance Afrika                         2.30pm       DA
 Fri 25                      Drama                   Qube Theatre - Geppetto                8pm        DA
 Sun 27                      Afrobeat Workshop       Lekan Babalola                     3 - 5.30pm     DA
 April
 Fri 1                       Dance                   Desert Crossings                       8pm        CE
 Sat 2                       Music                   Bluesnight - Bonfanti-Milner           8pm        DA
 Fri 15                      Drama                   Forest Forge Theatre - Peeling         8pm        DA
 Sat 16                      Music                   Phil Beer + Support                    8pm        DA
 Sat 30                      Drum Workshop           Magic Drum                        2.30 - 4.30pm   DA
 Sat 30                      Music                   The Incredible Blues Puppies           8pm        DA




                  DA = Dorchester ARTS Centre CE = Corne Exchange TH = Thomas Hardye School


Box office: 01305 266926                                      www.dorchesterarts.org.uk

				
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