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Hester abandons the security and respectability of life with her distinguished older husband, throwing herself into a passionate affair with former RAF pilot Freddie. His raffish charm wears thin, but Hester remains infatuated. With overpowering feelings for Freddie and with her husband ready to forgive, Hester finds herself caught between the devil and the deep blue sea.
(Running until Sat 04 Jul 2015)
This up-and-coming young folk duo both come from musical households and began to develop their musical skills long before joining forces. Following their first Award win in 2013, Russell and Algar toured the country in April and after completing school and University exams, began touring again at the beginning of June - a schedule which saw them play venues and festivals such as Cambridge Folk Festival and Fairport’s Cropredy Convention as well as appearing live on Mark Radcliffe’s Folk Show.
Following the success of last year’s NewburyFest,
we have another action-packed month of activities
for all the family, including:
Strongman Events - 3 competitions over Sat 27 & Sun 28 june
BOULES IN THE SQUARE - SUN 28 JUNE
Newbury Food & Craft Fair - Sun 28 June
Shop Local Week - Mon 29 June to Sat 4 July
Covent Garden Entertainers on Independents Day - Sat 4 July
Newbury Carnival - Sun 5 July
CultureFest - Sat 25 July
Waterways Festival - Sun 26 July
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The next in our new ‘Thursday Nights at Newbury’ series will be the inaugural ‘Proms in the Paddock’, where a competitive seven-race card of Flat racing will followed by a proms-style classical music performance. You can complete the experience with a picnic from Carluccio’s, and enjoy the best the English summer has to offer alongside some thrilling racing.
There will also be a selection of live classical music on offer throughout the evening on a smaller scale, so make sure you head down to Newbury on 9 July for an unforgettable evening of fun!
Gates Open - 4.30
First Race - 5.55
Last Race - 9.10
In the style of 'Street Art' using chalk to create pictures on the stones in the market place, within the trees.
The chalk is washable, non-staining and biodegradable.
The event is free and we will have a few tables and chairs for families and younger children to draw at.
11am - 4pm, Newbury Market Place
Aaron Moreland and Dustin Arbuckle have spent over a decade exploring the edges of American roots music. In the process they have developed a relentlessly raw, haunting sound that merges Delta blues, folk, country, soul and echoes from an infinitely layered musical narrative that spans more than century.
Set in London’s murky underworld, Lionel Bart’s much-loved musical tells the story of the runaway orphan Oliver and the colourful characters he encounters following his escape from the workhouse. The bullying Mr Bumble, devious gang leader Fagin, menacing Bill Sikes, his kindly girlfriend Nancy and the Artful Dodger are brought vividly to life in the atmospheric setting of the old mill. A company of the theatre’s trademark actor-musicians, with a supporting cast of Watermill Youth Theatre actors, and Bart’s witty and memorable songs, including You’ve Got to Pick A Pocket Or Two, Consider Yourself and I’d Do Anything, Oliver! will tug at your heart strings, make you smile and most definitely make you want to sing along!
(Running until Sat 19 Sep 2015)
The Newbury and District Agricultural Society was formed in 1909 with the aim of providing a show to replace the local Horse Show. Today the Society is a registered charity established with the aims and the showcase for these aims is one of the most successful agricultural shows in the country – The Royal County of Berkshire Show.
The Christians and Roachford join together for this double headline date. With a 70 minute set each, the evening promises to delight with both bands playing their well-known hits to transport you back to days of old.
Celebrated British blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter, Joanne Shaw Taylor, returns to the UK in autumn 2015 for an exclusive Nationwide UK Tour. Joanne will perform songs from her recently critically acclaimed album The Dirty Truth, as well as songs from her previous three albums White Sugar, Diamonds in the Dirt and Almost Always Never.
Chasing a mysterious white rabbit with a pocket watch, Alice tumbles down a rabbit hole and into a world of fun and adventure. There she meets the colourful characters of Wonderland and hears their fantastical tales. After a lively tea party, an unusual game of croquet and a nail-biting trial to find out who stole a very special plate of jam tarts, will Alice find her way home?
(Running until Sun 03 Jan 2016)
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