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Entertainment Editor | Rob joined the View from series in 2007, initially as a designer. Now entertainment editor, Rob is also manager of the Production and IT departments.
Southern Tenant Folk Union

Southern Tenant Folk Union to play South Petherton gig

SEPTEMBER 2016 saw the release of the seventh Southern Tenant Folk Union album Join Forces. It was written following the May 2015 general election...

Jazz with a smile at Ilminster Arts Centre

Two of Britain’s brightest young jazz stars are making a return visit to Ilminster Arts Centre on Friday, September 29th. The Amy Roberts/ Richard Exall...

New folk dance production, Folklore, heads to Dorchester

FOLKLORE, a new dance production inspired by folk tales from Dorset, Somerset and Devon featuring original music composed by Ninebarrow (BBC 2 Folk Horizon...
Louise Parker Jazz Jurassica

Jazz Jurassica’s recipe to banish the winter blues

JAZZ Jurassica, Lyme Regis’s first pop up jazz supper club, is about to launch its second season in the town next month. Coming hot...
Ester Tal Incognito Flamenco

Flamenco goes Incognito in Bridport

INCOGNITO is a new production from international flamenco company, Mi Flamenco. Touring at various venues in the UK this Autumn, Incognito is a show,...
The XX

Bestival ticket competition now closed!

PLEASE NOTE THIS COMPETITON IS NOW CLOSED. Winners will be informed by email and/or telephone. - - - - - - TO CELEBRATE Bestival’s beautiful, brand-new home...
Camp Bestival 2017-Brian Wilson

Good Vibrations and a moment of magic at Camp Bestival’s birthday bash

CAMP Bestival celebrated its 10th birthday with a trademark eclectic line-up of musical masters, food treats for all tastebuds, and top family entertainment. For anyone...
Adamski

A busy programme this July at Bridport Arts Centre

TAKE advantage of Bridport Arts Centre’s busy programme this July and head to for one of their performances. Expect a range of shows for...

Self-proclaimed ‘Ferrari of comedy’ Tanyalee Davies comes to Lyme

LIVE at the Apollo star Tanyalee Davis will be the latest big name to headline the Lyme Regis Comedy Club at the Pilot Boat...
The Monmouth Rebellion. Photo by Simon Emmett Photography

Marine Theatre’s retelling of the famous Monmouth Rebellion

FOLLOWING on from last summer's award-winning sell-out community play, ‘The Tempest of Lyme’, this year The Marine Theatre have commissioned, developed and staged a...

Mike’s vintage jazz session comes of age

PIANIST Mike Denham’s popular vintage jazz sessions at Ilminster Arts Centre come of age on Friday, July 14th. For his 21st Speakeasy at the...

Trumpeter Jay Phelps returns to Dorchester

TRUMPETER Jay Phelps came to Dorchester Arts’ attention playing superbly in the Miles Davis role in Kind of Blue – Revisited (September 2016) and he...

Viv channels some great Joans as Dynasty meets Joan of Arc!

VIV GORDEN's hopeful comedy about a woman in recovery from trauma finding empowerment by connecting with various inspiring Joans, such as Joan Collins, Joan Jett...
Dakhla Brass

Punchy ‘Dakhla Brass’ to play Bridport

DAKHLA BRASS weave glittering brass threads into intricate musical tapestries like no other band, and they will be performing at the first of two special...
Rhodri Miles as Richard Burton

A look at the life of the great Welsh actor Richard Burton

THE life of the late, great Richard Burton is brought to life by leading Welsh actor Rhodri Miles in his one-man show, Burton at Dorchester...
Ayesha Hazarika

Ayesha Hazarika talks politics, power and how we lost the plot

AYESHA Hazarika, MBE, started her career as a stand-up comedian playing clubs across the country. She then took what she thought was a natural diversion into the...
Sam Bailey

X Factor Star Sam Bailey set to wow Weymouth

THIS year, former X factor winner and gold-selling artist Sam Bailey is delighting fans up and down the country on her ‘Sing My Heart Out’...
Laura Lexx

Viral sensation Laura Lexx set to headline Comedy Cafe

WESTCOUNTRY rising star and critically acclaimed comedian Laura Lexx will headline next month's Comedy Cafe show at the Bridport Arts Centre. The May comedy cafe...
Joseph Parsons

US Rocker Joseph Parsons to play Topsham live gig

JOSEPH PARSONS is a prolific songwriter, recording artist and performer with over 20 commercial label releases. Both live and with his recordings, Joseph Parsons...
The Undercover Hippy

Politically driven roots reggae folk-hop from The Undercover Hippy

BILLY Rowan, a.k.a. The Undercover Hippy, is definitely not your average singer songwriter. His music brings together soulful vocals, infectious reggae rhythms, and the lyrical...
Julian Stringle

Stringle and Barnes to jazz duel at Ilminster Arts Centre

MODERN and mainstream jazz aficionados are in for a treat on Friday, April 28th, with the return of two of the UK’s top jazz musicians...
Kate Rusby plays at Yeovil's Octagon Theatre

Kate Rusby to play Yeovil’s Octagon Theatre next month

OF ALL the stars in folk music’s wondrous firmament, few shine as brightly as Yorkshire’s Kate Rusby. A career which spans across 25 years in music...
Danny Posthill will headline the Pilot Boat Comedy Cafe

Britain’s Got Talent finalist to headline Pilot Boat’s Comedy Club

COMEDY impressionist and Britain's Got Talent (BGT) finalist Danny Posthill headlines this weekend's Pilot Boat Comedy Club in Lyme Regis. Seen by millions in the...
Sunset Cafe Stompers

A stompin’ good night at Ilminster Arts Centre

ARMCHAIR travel doesn’t get any easier than this. There’s no need to hop on a transatlantic flight to hear the unique genre of music produced...
Reginald D Hunter, headlining Camp Bestival

Comedy is the new rock ‘n’ roll at Camp Bestival

WITH a whole host of fantastic music and amazing family fun already announced for this year’s Camp Bestival, there'll be a proper party mood for the 10th...
Richard Digance

50 years of songs and stories

JOIN BAFTA nominated TV entertainer, award-winning composer, songwriter, poet, author and artist, Richard Digance at Dorchester Arts on Thursday, April 6th for a wonderful...
Jesse Molins

Jesse Molins weaves guitar magic in Lyme

JESSE Molins is a popular and versatile guitarist who has evolved his sophisticated style working in the South West and London. As well as leading...
Wiley, performing at Bestival 2017

Wiley, Blossoms, Roots Manuva and more acts announced for Bestival

SETTING the tone in their Year of Colour, Bestival organisers are excited to announce even more amazing artists who will be joining The xx, A...
Diary of a Hounslow Girl

A funny, bold and provocative coming of age tale

AN ACERBIC comedy told through the sharp, straight-talking voice of an aspirational 16 year old British Muslim girl; The Diary of a Hounslow Girl comes...
Ian Broudie of The Lightning Seeds

The Lightning Seeds among new performers announced for Camp Bestival

THE tenth Lulworth Castle adventure for Camp Bestival is already shaping up to be a veritable Pop Stars & Rock Stars paradise of unparalleled joy!...

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