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Sunday, 30th September 2018, 6:30 PM
Fairfield Village Hall

Bonfire Radicals presented by Bonfire Radicals
OOne of the most exciting and eclectic groups on the folk/world scene, blending medieval and Celtic folk, raucous eastern European jazz-swing and punchy world-beats into a unique sound that truly beguiles. Theirs is a boldly original and highly-spirited, at times gloriously chaotic, live stage show.
Box Office: 01527 577 286 - View Details View Map (Stourbridge Road ,  B61 9LZ)

Saturday, 6th October 2018, 7:30 PM
Ashton under Hill Village Hall

Bond to Bowie: Songs of Stage & Screen presented by Juliet Kelly
One of the UK's finest singers, Juliet Kelly brings her passionate performance and rich, full voice to an amazing repertoire of favourite songs from classic movies, musicals and TV. With fabulous keyboard accompaniment, this is an entrancing night for jazz fans and movie buffs alike.
Box Office: 01386 881 416 - View Details View Map (Elmley Road ,  WR11 7SW)

Saturday, 20th October 2018, 7:30 PM
Church Lench Village Hall

MEN IN GENERAL a cappella quadruplets presented by Men In General
The Goons in harmony, this totally off the end of the pier male vocal group mixes deadpan comedy, lively repartee and sophisticated, massively melodic à cappella classics with unexpected, charming and very funny results. Great vibes, fabulous voices, dubious suits; a seriously silly, thoroughly enjoyable evening.
Box Office: 01386 872 789 - View Details View Map (Ryecroft Close ,  WR11 4UE)

Thursday, 25th October 2018, 7:30 PM
Bishops Wood Centre, Crossway Green

The Bookshop Band presented by The Bookshop Band
Beth Porter and Ben Please write songs inspired by books and play them in bookshops (and village halls). With beguiling charm these quite unfairly talented musicians distil the essence of their reading into beautiful, delicately crafted four minute folk-pop songs.
Box Office: 01299 250 513 - View Details View Map (Crossway Green ,  DY13 9SE)

Friday, 26th October 2018, 8:00 PM
Ombersley Memorial Hall

The Thankful Village presented by Badapple Theatre
A genuinely captivating comedy-drama set against the backdrop of World War One; a story of hope, humour and humanity, of men who went away, and women left behind, and their re-uniting, for better or for worse, in the winter of 1918.
Box Office: 01905 356608 - View Details View Map (Ombersley ,  WR9 0DY)

Friday, 2nd November 2018, 7:30 PM
Clows Top Victory Hall

Brilliance presented by Farnham Maltings Theatre
1963, winter. Everyone gathers in the village hall. Daisy places her hand on the switch, presses it down, and life is never the same again. A warm, energetic and humorous musical-theatre show charting the lifechanging impact of electricity arriving in the village, illuminating every corner of local life.
Box Office: 07788 604542 - View Details View Map (Clows Top ,  DY14 9HG)

Friday, 2nd November 2018, 7:30 PM
Henry Sandon Hall, Worcester

Forget Me Not - The Alzheimer's Whodunnit presented by Rob Gee
The 'seriously funny' (Sunday Mirror) comic, poet and psychiatric nurse Rob Gee strikes storytelling gold with his smart, dark and very witty comedy-theatre crime show set on a dementia ward.
Box Office: 01905 611 427 - View Details View Map (The Royal Porcelain Works ,  WR1 2NE)

Saturday, 3rd November 2018, 8:00 PM
Castlemorton Parish Hall

Tell Tale Tusk Folk Ensemble Tour presented by Tell Tale Tusk
This intriguing all-female contemporary folk ensemble plays a spellbinding (and award-winning) set of folktales old and folksong new, weaving immaculate and thrilling harmony vocals with exquisite cello and violin work.
Box Office: 01684833297 - View Details View Map (Church Road ,  WR13 6BE)

Saturday, 10th November 2018, 2:30 PM
Malvern Cube

Cardboard Carnival presented by Lempen Puppet Theatre Company
Inspired by Saint-Saens' fantastic and humorous suite of music 'The Carnival of the Animals', this creative and charming puppet show is a really magical delight. A great introduction to classical music for the very young.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (Albert Road North ,  WR14 2YF)

Thursday, 15th November 2018, 7:30 PM
University of Worcester: St John's Campus, Worcester

Goggles presented by ThisEgg

Please note that due to reasons beyond our control, this event has unfortunately had to be cancelled. If you have purchased tickets for this event please contact your point of sale directly to ask for a refund.

Gemma and Josie are lifelong friends and flatmates, but on the day their pet goldfish Sunny and Boo die, they begin to look back on their relationship; the ups, the downs and the difficulties of loving another person but wanting to break away.
Box Office: 01905 544444 - View Details View Map (Henwick Grove ,  WR2 6AJ)

Thursday, 15th November 2018, 7:30 PM
St Peter's Church, Cowleigh, Malvern

HENRY NORMAL Raining Upwards presented by Henry Normal
'Poetry so good you can actually understand it' is the maxim Henry Normal lives by. Here he brings his gently humorous verse and wry observations to a night of performance poetry/stand-up centred around life, love and extraordinary moments in our everyday lives.
Box Office: 01684 893858 - View Details View Map (Cowleigh Bank Road ,  WR14 1QP)

Friday, 16th November 2018, 7:30 PM
Hartlebury Parish Hall

HENRY NORMAL Raining Upwards presented by Henry Normal
'Poetry so good you can actually understand it' is the maxim Henry Normal lives by. Here he brings his gently humorous verse and wry observations to a night of performance poetry/stand-up centred around life, love and extraordinary moments in our everyday lives.
Box Office: 07714 278860 - View Details View Map (Waresley Court Road ,  DY11 7TQ)

Sunday, 18th November 2018, 7:30 PM
Feckenham Village Hall

Bush Gothic presented by Bush Gothic
Rattled by the bones of felons and steeped in campfire smoke, this outstanding Australian bush band performs riveting folksongs of colonial Australia, marrying sweet, evocative vocals with unerringly beautiful music, all with a wry, subversive antipodean twist.
Box Office: 0333 666 3366 - View Details View Map (High Street ,  B96 6HN)

Saturday, 24th November 2018, 7:30 PM
Number 8 Arts Centre, Pershore

Classic Silent Film "The Lodger" with live music accompaniment presented by Minima
Set in a foggy and unsettled London with a Jack the Ripper-style serial killer on the loose, The Lodger was Alfred Hitchcock's first major commercial and critical success, an electrifying silent masterpiece of atmospheric thriller filmmaking.
'Acclaimed soundscapers' (Time Out) Minima capture the film's mood perfectly, its unmistakably spine-tingling live music clinging to each twist of the movie. A simply extraordinary evening.
Box Office: 01386 555488 - View Details View Map (8 High Street ,  WR10 1BG)

Saturday, 1st December 2018, 7:00 PM
St James' Church, Welland

The Beginnings of Fairport Convention presented by Ashley Hutchings
HIn this very special 'spoken word and music' celebration, Fairport Convention co-founder and 'Guv'nor of British folk-rock' Ashley Hutchings traces the band's early years, its triumphs, its tragedies, and it's acknowledged origination of English folk-rock.
Box Office: 01684 310522 - View Details View Map (Drake Street ,  WR13 6LP)

Sunday, 9th December 2018, 7:00 PM
Bockleton Parish Hall

Thord Out! presented by Jez Lowe
Warm-hearted, easy-going and nostalgic festive cheer from Geordieland. A real winter-warmer of a folk/music-hall revue, packed with great comic songs new and old, rousing regional tunes, excellent musicianship, jovial banter and cheerful good humour.
Box Office: 01568 750414 - View Details View Map (Bockleton ,  WR15 8PX)

Saturday, 15th December 2018, 3:30 PM
Fairfield Village Hall

The 3 Little Pig Tails presented by Garlic Theatre
A brand-new version of the classic 'The Three Little Pigs' with a garlicky French twist, where the titular porcine pals are on a mission to see off a big, bad wolf/chef who wants to make them into soup.
Box Office: 01527 577286 - View Details View Map (Stourbridge Road ,  B61 9LZ)

Friday, 21st December 2018, 8:00 PM
Clent Parish Hall

Thord Out! presented by Jez Lowe
Warm-hearted, easy-going and nostalgic festive cheer from Geordieland. A real winter-warmer of a folk/music-hall revue, packed with great comic songs new and old, rousing regional tunes, excellent musicianship, jovial banter and cheerful good humour.
Box Office: 01562 886013 - View Details View Map (Church Avenue ,  DY9 9QT)

Saturday, 19th January 2019, 7:30 PM
St Peter's Church, Cowleigh, Malvern

Classic Silent Film "The Lodger" with live music accompaniment presented by Minima
Set in a foggy and unsettled London with a Jack the Ripper-style serial killer on the loose, The Lodger was Alfred Hitchcock's first major commercial and critical success, an electrifying silent masterpiece of atmospheric thriller filmmaking.
'Acclaimed soundscapers' (Time Out) Minima capture the film's mood perfectly, its unmistakably spine-tingling live music clinging to each twist of the movie. A simply extraordinary evening.
Box Office: 01684 893858 - View Details View Map (Cowleigh Bank Road ,  WR14 1QP)

Saturday, 26th January 2019, 7:30 PM
Ashton under Hill Village Hall

Noble Jacks in Concert presented by Noble Jacks
This rip-roaring alt-folk band brings a roof raising energy to its live shows, imbuing its heartfelt, anthemic songs with feelgood folky footstompin' rhythms and vivid lyricism. Exhilarating to hear.
Box Office: 01386 881416 - View Details View Map (Elmley Road ,  WR11 7SW)

Friday, 1st February 2019, 7:30 PM
Bishampton Villages Hall

Midnight in Paris presented by Oh la la!
Performing live, this very charming and sophisticated acoustic quartet delight with their eclectic set of gorgeous Parisian nightlife music; authentic musette, playful chanson réaliste, 60s French pop and classic jazz.
Box Office: 01386462306 - View Details View Map (Broad Lane ,  WR10 2LY)

Friday, 1st February 2019, 7:30 PM
Clows Top Victory Hall

A Parlour Concert with Mister Keith presented by Mister Keith
A splendid evening of gently quirky, expertly crafted songs - think Ray Davies, Squeeze - stories and humour by the self-professed originator of 'Victorian Pop'.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (Clows Top ,  DY14 9HG)

Saturday, 2nd February 2019, 7:30 PM
Feckenham Village Hall

Noble Jacks in Concert presented by Noble Jacks
This rip-roaring alt-folk band brings a roof raising energy to its live shows, imbuing its heartfelt, anthemic songs with feelgood folky footstompin' rhythms and vivid lyricism. Exhilarating to hear.
Box Office: 0333 666 3366 - View Details View Map (High Street ,  B96 6HN)

Wednesday, 13th February 2019, 7:30 PM
Henry Sandon Hall, Worcester

It Is Now presented by Anonymous Is A Woman
A charming, funny, fully and gently immersive show detailing the chaos that ensues at a wedding taking place on the day of the 1966 World Cup.
Box Office: 01905 611427 - View Details View Map (The Royal Porcelain Works ,  WR1 2NE)

Friday, 15th February 2019, 7:30 PM
Hartlebury Parish Hall

Rockin' In Rhythm - The Genius Of Duke Ellington presented by Sarah Moule & Simon Wallace
The flawless jazz singer Sarah Moule and immaculate pianist Simon Wallace bring to life the music of the jazz titan Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington.
Box Office: 07714278860 - View Details View Map (Waresley Court Road ,  DY11 7TQ)

Saturday, 16th February 2019, 8:00 PM
Ombersley Memorial Hall

It Is Now presented by Anonymous Is A Woman
A charming, funny, fully and gently immersive show detailing the chaos that ensues at a wedding taking place on the day of the 1966 World Cup.
Box Office: 01905 356608 - View Details View Map (Ombersley ,  WR9 0DY)

Saturday, 16th February 2019, 7:00 PM
St James' Church, Welland

Jaywalkers presented by Jaywalkers
BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award finalists 2008, Jaywalkers bring exhilarating three-part harmony and exceptional musicianship to up-tempo American bluegrass, western swing and working-class Lancashire folksong.
Box Office: 01684 310522 - View Details View Map (Drake Street ,  WR13 6LP)

Saturday, 16th February 2019, 7:30 PM
Rous Lench Village Hall

La Bella and the Lost Chord of Ulanbataar presented by La Bella and the Lost Chord of Ulanbataar
'Eighty Days Around the World' crossed with 'James Bond' crossed with 'Gardeners Question Time': a brilliant entertainment detailing a perilous boys-own adventure in search of a mysterious and fantastical treasure.
Box Office: 01386 896155 - View Details View Map (Radford Road ,  WR11 4UN)

Saturday, 23rd February 2019, 8:00 PM
Clent Parish Hall

Too Pure to be Pink presented by Spiltmilk Dance
A superb two-woman sketch-singalong-comedy-cabaret-dance show celebrating the 40th anniversary of that most bubblegum-bright rock'n'roll musical film, 'Grease'.
Box Office: 01562 886013 - View Details View Map (Church Avenue ,  DY9 9QT)

Friday, 1st March 2019, 7:30 PM
Henry Sandon Hall, Worcester

Bonfire Radicals presented by Bonfire Radicals
OOne of the most exciting and eclectic groups on the folk/world scene, blending medieval and Celtic folk, raucous eastern European jazz-swing and punchy world-beats into a unique sound that truly beguiles. Theirs is a boldly original and highly-spirited, at times gloriously chaotic, live stage show.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (The Royal Porcelain Works ,  WR1 2NE)

Saturday, 2nd March 2019, 7:30 PM
Heightington Village Hall

My Darling Clementine in Concert presented by My Darling Clementine
An uplifting evening of pure 50's-60's country gold as the acknowledged King and Queen of UK Country revitalize the Nashville country duet, brilliantly evoking the spirit of June Cater/Johnny Cash and George Jones/Tammy Wynette.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (Heightington ,  DY12 2XU)

Sunday, 3rd March 2019, 8:00 PM
The Fleece Inn, Bretforton

My Darling Clementine in Concert presented by My Darling Clementine
An uplifting evening of pure 50's-60's country gold as the acknowledged King and Queen of UK Country revitalize the Nashville country duet, brilliantly evoking the spirit of June Cater/Johnny Cash and George Jones/Tammy Wynette.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (The Cross ,  WR11 7JE)

Thursday, 7th March 2019, 7:30 PM
St Peter's Church, Cowleigh, Malvern

She'Koyokh: First Dance on Second Avenue presented by She'Koyokh
She'Koyokh are one of London's musical treasures, performing the rich folk traditions of Jewish Eastern Europe, Turkey and the Balkans, the music fiery and emotional, the gorgeous songs lyric and virtuosic. This prize-winning and impressively multinational band are never less than brilliant, Great global music.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (Cowleigh Bank Road ,  WR14 1QP)

Sunday, 10th March 2019, 6:30 PM
Fairfield Village Hall

Long Shot presented by PanGottic
A hilarious, fast paced and action packed evening of stripped back circus and extraordinary juggling where the audience is in charge of outlandish handmade, remote-controlled, Heath Robinson inspired contraptions.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (Stourbridge Road ,  B61 9LZ)

Sunday, 10th March 2019, 7:30 PM
Clows Top Victory Hall

Nordic Fiddlers Bloc in Concert presented by Nordic Fiddlers Bloc
Three brilliant fiddle players bring the rich and distinctive folk traditions of their native Norway, Sweden and Shetland alive in a unique and invigorating collaboration. Interspersing outstanding musicianship with some first class craic, this is a shimmering display of endlessly varied, powerful and beautiful music. Pure fiddle doesn't get much better than this.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (Clows Top ,  DY14 9HG)

Thursday, 21st March 2019, 7:30 PM
University of Worcester: St John's Campus, Worcester

The Hit presented by Strangeface Theatre Company
'Breaking Bad' meets Samuel Beckett's 'Krapp's Last Tape'. Meet Mikey, a bald, paunchy table top puppet in his pants, an ugly hitman with OCD trying to make sense of his life.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (Henwick Grove ,  WR2 6AJ)

Saturday, 23rd March 2019, 7:30 PM
Number 8 Arts Centre, Pershore

Don Kipper in Concert presented by Don Kipper
This jaunty, multi-lingual, multi award-winning ensemble are remarkable young exponents of klezmer and traditional styles from Greece, Turkey and the Balkans, reflecting the diversity and living traditions of their North East London home. Weaving musical passion with virtuosic mastery, their uptempo good-time shows are cheerfully free-wheeling.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (8 High Street ,  WR10 1BG)

Saturday, 23rd March 2019, 7:30 PM
Hartlebury Parish Hall

Silent film & live music: Nosferatu presented by Minima
One of the leading bands in Europe accompanying silent-era film, Minima's spine-tingling live music captures the eerie, Gothic feel of FW Murnau's horror classic perfectly.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (Waresley Court Road ,  DY11 7TQ)

Thursday, 28th March 2019, 7:30 PM
St Michaels Village Hall, Tenbury Wells

It Is Now presented by Anonymous Is A Woman
A charming, funny, fully and gently immersive show detailing the chaos that ensues at a wedding taking place on the day of the 1966 World Cup.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (St Michaels ,  WR15 8TG)

Saturday, 30th March 2019, 7:30 PM
Bishampton Villages Hall

The Beginnings of Fairport Convention presented by Ashley Hutchings
HIn this very special 'spoken word and music' celebration, Fairport Convention co-founder and 'Guv'nor of British folk-rock' Ashley Hutchings traces the band's early years, its triumphs, its tragedies, and it's acknowledged origination of English folk-rock.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (Broad Lane ,  WR10 2LY)

Thursday, 4th April 2019, 7:30 PM
Bishops Wood Centre, Crossway Green

Sing Happy presented by Kate Dimbleby
A cabaret artist at the top of her game, Kate (daughter of broadcasting icon David) Dimbleby's acclaimed one-woman a cappella show is a 'life affirming, must-see show' (Sunday Times), weaving stunning vocals with self-deprecating humour.
Weaving her stunning, pure velvet voice, magnetic stage presence and self-deprecating humour into the story of how 'she found her own voice', this uplifting evening captivates, guaranteeing a good time.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (Crossway Green ,  DY13 9SE)

Sunday, 7th April 2019, 7:30 PM
Feckenham Village Hall

Once Upon A Time... presented by Gonzo Moose Theatre
A rollicking evening of brilliantly inventive, family-friendly anarchic comedy as this critically acclaimed comedy-theatre company takes the life story of the Brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm and turns it on its head.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (High Street ,  B96 6HN)

Saturday, 13th April 2019, 8:00 PM
Clent Parish Hall

La Bella and the Lost Chord of Ulanbataar presented by La Bella and the Lost Chord of Ulanbataar
'Eighty Days Around the World' crossed with 'James Bond' crossed with 'Gardeners Question Time': a brilliant entertainment detailing a perilous boys-own adventure in search of a mysterious and fantastical treasure.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (Church Avenue ,  DY9 9QT)

Sunday, 14th April 2019, 6:30 PM
Fairfield Village Hall

The Listening Project. presented by Kel Elliott & Her Three Man Orchestra
Championed by jazz-pop star Jamie Cullum, sassy double-bass playing singer-songwriter Kel Elliott is justly acclaimed for her rich and powerful voice and uplifting, genre-leaping story-songs, here based on stories and personal recollections gathered from historic and reminiscence projects.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (Stourbridge Road ,  B61 9LZ)

Thursday, 2nd May 2019, 7:30 PM
Number 8 Arts Centre, Pershore

Bette Davis On The Edge presented by Christine St. John
Hollywood icon Bette Davis, resplendent in midnight blue gown, reflects on her heyday, whilst teetering on the brink of a flagging career. A fascinating insight into the heart and soul of one of the greatest names from the golden age of cinema, this is a superb one-woman theatrical tour de force and a shining example of what live theatre is all about.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (8 High Street ,  WR10 1BG)

Sunday, 12th May 2019, 8:00 PM
The Fleece Inn, Bretforton

Your Bard presented by Nicholas Collett Productions
In a superb and very funny one-man show, RSC actor Nicholas Collett examines whether William Shakespeare was the greatest playwright the world has ever seen, or a fraud?
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (The Cross ,  WR11 7JE)

Friday, 17th May 2019, 8:00 PM
Ombersley Memorial Hall

Classic Silent Film "The Lodger" with live music accompaniment presented by Minima
Set in a foggy and unsettled London with a Jack the Ripper-style serial killer on the loose, The Lodger was Alfred Hitchcock's first major commercial and critical success, an electrifying silent masterpiece of atmospheric thriller filmmaking.
'Acclaimed soundscapers' (Time Out) Minima capture the film's mood perfectly, its unmistakably spine-tingling live music clinging to each twist of the movie. A simply extraordinary evening.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (Ombersley ,  WR9 0DY)

Saturday, 18th May 2019, 7:30 PM
Heightington Village Hall

Sunjay in Concert presented by Sunjay
With talents way beyond his years, this British Blues Awards nominee blues-folk troubadour has been hailed for his exquisite and seemingly effortless guitar mastery and graceful bass voice.
Box Office: Not yet on sale. - View Details View Map (Heightington ,  DY12 2XU)

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