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Forthcoming New Forest Events
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Kelly Oliver - Totton
Kelly Oliver is a singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonicist, described by The Times as an artist who 'blends traditional with bold, indie-pop'. Her debut album ‘This Land’, funded by an Emerging Excellence Award by Help Musicians UK, gained a 4* review from The Telegraph and her second album ‘Bedlam’ was included in The Sunday Times Essential New Releases. Her last five singles have all gained BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music airplay and she performed her summer single ‘Rio’ on BBC One's Sunday Morning Live for her first national TV appearance. Kelly tours the UK predominantly as a solo artist and was thrilled to be awarded Best Female Solo Artist and Breakout Artist in the 2015/2016 NMG Awards. Including original material and traditional folk songs in her live performance, Kelly has been described as “a vital voice in British folk music” - Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2. “Quite an amazing young songwriter” - Mike Harding.
Elvis - The Concerts - Totton
Gary Jay’s charismatic performance reproduces a “live” Vegas concert with awesome accuracy, both vocally and characteristically. He has made many TV appearances and is one of the most highly endorsed and respected tributes in the UK. This is a unique insight to Elvis, the man and his music, staged in support of Macmillan Cancer Support.
Lymington Boat Jumble - Lymington
Lymington Boat Jumble is organised by 9th Lymington Sea Scout raising vital funds for the group. Now in its 5th year, items are sold on a commission basis. If you wish to sell any nautical items please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information. Full details at Boat Jumble terms and conditions | 9th Lymington Sea Scouts.
Glitterarti Face Painting Workshop with Daff Workshops - Totton
As an introduction to the art of face painting, artist Caroline Misselbrook will show you how to create stunning designs using a range of brushes, paints, glitters and gems and will demonstrate some handy tricks and tips along the way. For some inspiration you will study examples of designs for adults and children, gaining a better understanding of how they are constructed and built up using layers of paint with different brushes and sponges. After some warm up exercises to familiarise yourself with the materials and tools you will have the chance to practice on each other and learn how to apply the paint, glitters and gems. This workshop is perfect for any ability including total beginners. The paints do wash off easily but please wear practical clothing as you will be colourful and shimmering by the end of the session!
COST £20 PER PERSON INC TOOLS, MATERIALS, FIZZ AND NIBBLES
7pm - 9.30pm
Location: Hanger Farm Arts Centre West Totton SO40 8FT
Tel: 02380 667683
Adam Hess & Rhys James - Totton
After his Fosters award-nominated, sell-out debut show, Adam Hess, star of Live at the BBC, is back and he's cooler and taller than ever! He's a funny guy, has good manners and no matter how dark or light it is when he leaves the cinema he's always surprised. Don’t worry about it. Honestly, it’s fine. Just get a ticket to see Rhys James bash out another hour of splash-hit, classic stand-up and definitely cool and not pretentious poetry and all will be forgiven.
Richard Digance - Totton
Join Richard for a celebration of his 50 years of songs and stories that led to a BAFTA Nomination and The British Academy of Composers Gold Award. 31 albums, music for Bill Bryson’s audio book and over 3 million YouTube views prove it was a successful journey. He is supported by acoustic duo The Broadside Boys on their first British tour as they promote their new album Plenty More Fish In The Sea.
A St Patrick’s Day Celebration with The Flying Toads - Totton
Join us this St Patrick’s Day for a fantastic night of music, dancing and food! A highly entertaining concert of Celtic music and song, ranging from lively jigs and reels to heart-warming songs and haunting ballads guaranteed to keep your toes tapping! The Flying Toads are a multi–instrumental band playing inventive arrangements of Irish and Celtic music.
The Lost Songs of Jake Thackray - Totton
For the past three years John Watterson has been researching the write the first biography on the late Jake Thackray, with the help of Jake’s family, friends and fellow performers. In the course of this research, John has uncovered 15 songs written by Jake but never released. These songs, along with never-before told stories from the biography research (plus some much loved Jake classics) will feature in John’s 2017 tour.
Tea with Oscar Wilde - Totton
A chat show with a difference! Join Oscar Wilde as he interviews leading celebrities of the Victorian era, recounts a story or two and invites his audience to get “Caught in the Act”! Brought to you by Don't Go Into The Cellar! Theatre Company - the British Empire's finest practitioners of top-notch Victorian entertainment!
Andrew Lawrence - The Hate Speech Tour - Totton
Star of BBC1’s Live at The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow and Dave’s One Night Stand, as well as the hugely successful self-penned BBC Radio 4 series, There Is No Escape. The UK comedy scene's most bigoted scumbag presents an all new show of morally repugnant material all for the sake of a cheap laugh. Come, bring a friend who's easily offended, and be sure to take everything at face value.
Pocket Theatre presents Shakespeare Play in a Day! - Totton
Time and hour run through the roughest day! Twenty four hours, twenty four actors, two directors, two abridged Shakespeare plays, one evening in the theatre to remember! Pocket Theatre are being split into two competing teams to rehearse, prepare and perform two randomly assigned Shakespeare plays in just 24 hours… and you, the audience, will decide who is victorious!
Hanger Farm Family Easter Parade - Totton
Families can have fun in our Barn on Easter Saturday afternoon, getting creative, sharing stories and going on an Easter egg hunt. 2-3.30pm - Drop in to the Barn at any time to make wacky Easter bunny headgear, Easter egg wreaths and Easter egg collecting baskets. This will be followed by some laugh-out-loud EGGY stories in the Theatre so that everyone can sit down and relax before the next bit of fun… 3.30-4pm - An Easter Egg hunt around Hanger Farm, helping each other follow a bunny trail towards the Easter Egg Treasure Chest.
Pocket Opera presents The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Totton
Join Pocket Opera for their very own take on Mozart’s masterpiece. Sung in English and comprising some of the very best voices in the local area, this musical comedy will combine Mozart’s musical and dramatic genius with the usual dose of Pocket eccentricity. Prepare for fun, feathers and frolics!
2017 Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta - Brockenhurst
Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta 2017 Saturday 22nd April 2017 (10am to 5pm) & Sunday 23rd April 2017 (10am to 3.30pm) Brockenhurst Village Hall, Highwood Road, Hampshire, SO42 7RY Free parking. Less than 5 minutes walk from Brockenhurst Railway Station. £3.00 entrance. Light refreshments by the WI. Proceeds used to support local textile groups and raise funds for Brockenhurst Village Trust. Stalls and exhibits range from the traditional to the contemporary and include embroidery and embellishment, weaving, beading, patchwork, yarn, threads, fabric, dressmaking and much more. Both local and national traders and on hand to share their infectious enthusiasm, invaluable knowledge and experience and to supply you with all the specialist books, tools and materials you could possibly need. www.brockenhurstfiesta.co.uk email@example.com
Eleanor Conway’s Walk of Shame - Totton
What is life without something that makes you feel good? Ferocious clubber and party girl Eleanor Conway has always been a woman of extremes; she partied around the world as a music journalist, ran off to Asia to work for the triads, made hardcore porn and Tinder’d her way through most of London… Now sober from alcohol and substances she’s failing to find moderation and meaning. A standup debut about sex, sobriety and Sambuca and the modern addict that lies within us all.
Jaywalkers - Totton
Since reaching the finals of the BBC Young Folk Awards in 2008, Jaywalkers have cemented their place as one of the most exciting, virtuosic and entertaining young bands working on the British Folk scene. Effortlessly creating a unique sound based on their collective and individual musical backgrounds, the band takes influence from Folk, Bluegrass, Country and Western Swing music in the form of virtuosic instrumentals, three part harmony and impressive slap bass. Add good humour, tasteful arrangements and exceptional musicianship to the mix and they are guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
The Sway Open Gardens and Craft Fair 2017 - Sway
The Sway Open Gardens and Craft Fair 2017 is an event that runs every other year in the village of Sway, in the New Forest. 20 villagers open their beautiful gardens to the public, who come from Dorchester to Portsmouth and all places in between. This year we are also having a Craft Fair to compliment the Open Gardens event. The majority of the proceeds go to the Oakhaven Hospice, but some organisations within the village also benefit. * The events starts at 11.00am until 5.00pm * Craft Fair held in Sports Pavilion * Raffle * Renown well stocked plant stall * Tea, coffee and homemade cakes available all day * Light lunches served * Free Mini bus available to transport visitors to more outlaying gardens * Tickets prices £6.50 in advance/£7.50 on the day
£6.50 in advance, £7.50 on the day. children free
110.00 am to 5.00pm
Location: Village Centre, Station Road, Sway
Tel: 10590 682000
New Forest Bike Ride - Brockenhurst
A beautiful ride through the New Forest, helping to raise vital funds for CoppaFeel - on a mission to promote early detection of breast cancer. There's a choice of four routes, all starting and finishing in Brockenhurst. The three longer routes cross a landscape of open vistas and autumnal woodlands while quiet roads and gentle hills make the shorter rides ideal for families. Family-friendly Route - 15 miles - following forest tracks so nearly all traffic-free. NOT suitable for racing bikes!
Adult Entry Pack (30, 45, 60 miles) (£18.50) Children's Entry (16 & under) (£5.00) Student Entry (£12.50) Team Entry (Enter total no. required. Price per person) (£18.00) Adult Entry (15 mile) (£9.50) Kid's Entry (15 mile) (£3.50)
60, 45 and 30 mile cyclists: 8:00am - 10:00am at a time to suit you! (15 mile family route: anytime between 9.30am - 10.15am)
Location: Brockenhurst 6th Form College
Tel: 0117 9897080