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Salisbury Arts Centre

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Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom

September 2017

Writing for Stage

20 September 2017 @ 08:00 - 29 November 2017 @ 21:00
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
£93

A ten week Scriptwriting course at Salisbury Arts Centre. Participants will be encouraged to write and complete a first draft of a play. Using stimulating writing exercises you will generate new ideas, explore the basic building blocks of writing for theatre, and create diverse and complex characters. Comedy is a strong feature of this course. 'I found her enthusiasm for writing and her sense of fun invaluably infectious and inspirational.' Course leader: Angela Street is a qualified writing coach with…

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November 2017

Genesis Visible Touch @ Salisbury Arts Centre

4 November 2017 @ 19:00 - 23:00
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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£12 – £17

Genesis Visible Touch are the ultimate Collins-era Genesis show. After a hugely successful first year of shows in 2016, GVT are returning to venues across the UK throughout 2017 and 2018. Performing all the hits and fan-favourites, the band are following up on the incredible response first time round, and making good on the promise to return! See the videos of the band in action on www.genesisvt.com "Top drawer musical performances and exemplary vocals, matched with leading production values...... a…

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Skerryvore – Scottish Celtic Rockers

23 November 2017 @ 20:00 - 23:00
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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£16.00

“Skerryvore are the most promising young band in Scotland today” Mick MacNeil – Simple Minds Scottish Traditional Music Live Act of the Year 2016, ‘Skerryvore,’ The exhilarating Celtic Rockers, return to England for the Autumn 2017 leg of their biannual tours of England and Wales.  The band tour worldwide, with European dates and 2 separate tours in the US in 2017.  They are eager to bring their unique sound to new audiences, as well as making welcome returns to familiar…

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December 2017

A Christmas Carol at Salisbury Arts Centre

19 December 2017 @ 18:00 - 23 December 2017 @ 00:00
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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An immersive, promenade, puppetry performance for all the family to enjoy. Salisbury Arts Centre has teamed up with the award winning puppetry and visual theatre company Smoking Apples to bring the audiences a classic tale as they have never seen it before. Come face to face with the magical spirits, Bob Cratchett and Tiny Tim as you experience this enchanting setting of the Arts Centre transformed into the past, present and future of Mr Scrooge. Join him as he travels…

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January 2018

NT Delayed Live: Young Marx

13 January 2018 @ 19:00
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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Broadcast live from London’s newest venue the Bridge Theatre, Young Marx  introduces a young Karl Marx at 32 years old. 1850, and Europe’s most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho. Broke, restless and horny, this young revolutionary is a frothing combination of intellectual brilliance, satiric wit, and child-like emotional illiteracy. Creditors, spies, rival revolutionary factions and prospective seducers of his beautiful wife all circle like vultures as he struggles with writer’s block, endures his marriage falling apart and…

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February 2018

Our Life With Birds

2 February 2018 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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Leading Bird Experts Lloyd and Rose Buck embark on a UK Theatre Tour accompanied by some of their extraordinary feathered friends coming to Salisbury, Swindon and Exeter in 2018 ’The Bucks are remarkable people because when they do imprint, they form a bond they can’t break and it means those swans are with them for life’ Sir David Attenborough It’s not often you see birds flying in theatres but in 2018 audiences all over the country will get the chance!…

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No Petticoats Here, performed by Louise Jordan

15 February 2018 @ 20:00 - 22:00
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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£9 – £12

Award winning singer, songwriter and musician Louise Jordan tells the stories of inspirational women who challenged expectations. From the woman who dressed as a soldier on the Western Front to the women football players banned by the FA, the ambulance drivers running the gauntlet of enemy fire in Flanders and the so-called ‘surplus million’ single women. Inspirational women, working in a time of conflict, leaving a legacy. “This is a gutsy and meticulously researched project… an arresting album and an…

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March 2018

Tales of Adventure

16 March 2018 @ 19:30 - 22:30
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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We are excited to announce, we are bringing our inspirational Kendal Mountain Festival to Salisbury! Join us for a one-of-a-kind evening celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth. We'll be showing a selection of our favourite adventure films (for a taster watch our Festival trailer) – from flying above the Azores to freediving with Orcas, from skateboarding across Colarado to swimming in the wild ocean. Alongside our films, you'll also hear from two incredible adventurers; Beth French…

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Stopgap Dance returns with story of loss

20 March 2018
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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Stopgap Dance Company will return to Salisbury in March with their latest epic production, The Enormous Room. The performance at Salisbury Arts Centre follows a father and daughter gradually coming to terms with the loss of Jackie, their wife and mother. Combining exquisite detail in movement with evocative text and design, this performance takes the audience somewhere in between this world and the next. Thoughtful, moving and uplifting, this is a show about saying goodbye and moving on. Stopgap creates…

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May 2018

Crafty film: Up

31 May 2018 @ 11:00
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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Spend some quality family time together this May Half-term at Salisbury Arts Centre, with an hour of craft activities and make your own cardboard home, followed by a screening of the film Up. Tickets: £12 joint adult and child ticket | £7 additional child | £5 additional adults Crafty Film: Up start time 10am Duration: 2 hours 40 mins  

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October 2018

Birdwatching in the Dark by Graham Giddens

9 October 2018 @ 20:30 - 22:30
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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£5.00

A fascinating insight into the behaviour of birds at night, including roosting behaviour, nocturnal feeding and migration by the stars. Graham takes a look at what birds get up to whilst us humans are asleep! There will also be refreshments and the usual Raffle, RSPB Sales Goods, Bird food, and Tombola with proceeds to RSPB Conservation Projects. Time: Doors open 7pm for 7.30 pm start Price: RSPB Local Group Members £5, others £6, under 16s free

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Celebrate Voice – Celebrate Jazz with Lianne Carroll & Ian Shaw

25 October 2018 @ 20:30 - 23:00
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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£10.00 – £22.00

Opening the 2018 Festival, the King and Queen of British jazz vocals, Liane Carroll and Ian Shaw make a special appearance together for our 5th anniversary celebrations. Two stunning voices, two magnificent singer-pianists, two great friends whose rapport makes every gig they play as informal as a kitchen sing-song. Ian Shaw and Liane Carroll who have four BBC jazz awards between them bring personality, musical class and incorrigible wit to a repertoire that covers the jazz songbook, contemporary songs as…

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Celebrate Voice – Celebrate Makaton – Singing & Signing

29 October 2018 @ 10:00 - 11:00
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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£2

This event is aimed at children aged 0-6 years Back by popular demand, our warm and welcoming singing and signing presentation, led by professional singers, the Celebrate Voice children's chorus, and Makaton expert Eleni Ede. This relaxed event welcomes babies, toddlers, their families and carers or young people with SEN, who would love to be part of a singing celebration, using Makaton language as an aid to communicating song. This event is in partnership with Wiltshire Creative

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Celebrate Voice – Sing-a-Long-a Grease

31 October 2018 @ 19:30 - 22:30
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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£15

Have you ever been to a film musical and had the uncontrollable urge to burst into song? Well, now is your chance to don those pink jackets, grease up those quiffs and let your inhibitions go for an evening where you are the stars. And remember GREASE is the word… The evening begins with your Sing-a-long-a Grease host leading a vocal warm-up before they show you how to use your free interactive prop bag during the film and suggest some appropriate…

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November 2018

Celebrate Voice – Celebrate Folk – Lady Maisery

1 November 2018 @ 19:30 - 22:30
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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£10.00 – £16.00

Lauded for possessing the 'most exquisite, thrilling vocal harmony in the English folk scene' (The Guardian), multi-instrumentalists and singers, Lady Maisery are fitting artists for Celebrate Folk, 2018. In an English folk scene currently bursting with bold and innovative music, Lady Maisery shine brightly. With their unique approach to harmony singing, intelligent and thoughtful arrangements of both traditional repertoire and original compositions, the trio, Hazel Askew, Hannah James and Rowan Rheingans harness and celebrate their united voice. Whether unearthing a feminist…

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The Kosmos Ensemble

16 November 2018 @ 20:00 - 23:30
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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Kosmos re-defines the relationship between classical and world music. Gypsy, Scottish, Jewish and Greek music glide into hot-blooded tango and Japanese melody, referencing classical composers including Brahms, Dvorak and Sarasate, performed by Harriet MacKenzie (violin), Meg Hamilton (viola) and Milos Milivojevic (accordion). Tickets are £18, £16 concession. Bookings and more information at https://www.wiltshirecreative.co.uk/whats-on/salisbury-arts-centre/the-kosmos-ensemble/ 

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Postcard Anon Fundraising Event for Home Start South Wiltshire

23 November 2018 @ 18:30 - 20:30
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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£8.50

Home-Start South Wiltshire invites you to join us for our fundraising event Postcards Anon. We would love you to join us for an evening of Art, canapés and drinks in support of a charity that makes a real difference to families in our area. On Friday 23rd November we're holding an exhibition of original postcard-sized artworks donated by both local and national artists. This is a fantastic opportunity to own an original art piece by one of our 100+ exhibiting…

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Postcards Anon.

23 November 2018 @ 18:30 - 20:30
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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£8.50

Over 100 Postcards of original Artwork will be exhibited on 23/11/18 at The Salisbury Arts Centre from 18.30 - 20.30. You won't know whose Artwork you are buying until you have bought it as the Artists name will be concealed on the back of the card. A fun evening hosted by Home-Start South Wilts tickets are £8.50 with Drinks and Canapes    

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February 2019

Alfie Moore: Getting away with Murder

Friday, 8 February @ 20:00 - 23:00
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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Deliciously dark stand-up comedy In his latest stand-up tour show former Detective Sergeant Alfie Moore, and star of BBC Radio 4 comedy It’s A Fair Cop, takes you on a thrilling and interactive journey through the art and science of murder investigation. Enjoy Alfie’s trademark blend of humour, practical policing experience and detailed knowledge of the law as he answers the questions ‘What makes a murderer?’ and ‘Why do they get caught….or not’? A truly charismatic performer, this show will have…

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March 2019

RSPB South Wilts – Unravelling the Mysteries of Bird Migration

Tuesday, 12 March @ 19:30 - 21:30
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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£16

Unravelling the Mysteries of Bird Migration by Ieuan Evans Using the latest methods we are learning more about the incredible journeys that birds make; Ieuan Evans of the BTO brings us the very latest findings. Ieuan is Director of Communications at the BTO and with recent data on bird migration at his fingertips, he couldn't be better placed to give this talk. There will also be refreshments and the usual Raffle, RSPB Sales Goods, and Tombola with proceeds to RSPB…

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Kendal Mountain Festival Tour

Wednesday, 13 March @ 19:30 - 23:30
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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Ride icy waves in sub zero winter, chase tornados and mountain bike into the wildest reaches of the imagination. The Kendal Mountain Festival Tour is in Salisbury for a night of adventure films and a talk from the queen of adventure Anna McNuff. On March 13, Salisbury Arts Centre stages a one-of-a-kind evening celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth on the big screen -  visual stories of talent, endurance and excitement to take your breath away!…

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BEST OF BE FESTIVAL AT SALISBURY ARTS CENTRE

Friday, 15 March @ 20:00 - 23:00
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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“An exhilarating medley of circus, theatre and illusion all in one astounding evening” WATCH THE TOUR TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/312756542 Each year, BE FESTIVAL packages up three of their favourite shows from their international festival and sends them on a tour of the UK. Out on the road this year, there’ll be a daredevil, an illusionist and a juggling-computer-musical genius, performing three nail-biting, 30-minute shows all in one exhilarating evening. The Best of BE FESTIVAL will be at Salisbury Arts Centre on…

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April 2019

RSPB South Wilts – Looking for the Goshawk

Tuesday, 9 April @ 20:30 - 22:30
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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£16

Looking for the Goshawk by Conor Jameson Author of the book of the same title, Conor Jameson tells his own compelling story of a personal quest to see the magnificent but elusive Goshawk in the wild. Conor works for the RSPB at The Lodge and makes regular contributions to Nature's Home. There will also be refreshments and the usual Raffle, RSPB Sales Goods and Tombola with proceeds to RSPB Conservation Projects. Doors open at 7 pm for a 7.30 pm…

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Plain Arts Salisbury AGM

Tuesday, 16 April @ 18:30 - 20:30
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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Plain Arts Salisbury's AGM is on Tuesday, April 16 at Salisbury Arts Centre White Room (upstairs) between 6.30pm to 8.30pm. It is your chance to have your say on how to take Plain Arts forward. info@plainartssalisbury.co.uk

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May 2019

RSPB South Wilts – Fantastic Birds in the South and When and Where You Can See Them

Tuesday, 14 May @ 20:30 - 22:30
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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£16

Fantastic Birds in the South and When and Where You Can See Them by James Fisher Wonderful local photographer James Fisher returns with a talk on the best time of year to find some of the fantastic birds in the south of the UK. The talk will be illustrated throughout with many of the stunning images he has captured over recent years. James will include insights into aspects of the science of photography. There will also be refreshments, raffle, RSPB…

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July 2019

Golden Globe nominee talks mental health

Saturday, 6 July @ 10:00 - 16:00
Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP13UT United Kingdom
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Wellbeing and mental health issues will be the focus of a free event with several guest speakers at the Salisbury Arts Centre on Saturday, July 6 from 10am to 4pm, organised by Salisbury Samaritans. Special guest speaker is award-winning young actor Rosie Day, who starred in Golden Globe nominated Outlander. Rosie is an ambassador for stem4, a teenage mental health charity that targets the early identification of commonly occurring mental health issues in teenagers, raising awareness and enhancing detection, education…

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