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EVENTS

11

SEPTEMBER

The Watermill - JOURNEY'S END

Just before Germany’s spring offensive in 1918, British officers are in a dug-out on the front line. Keen young officer Raleigh joins the company and finds Stanhope, his old friend, much changed. Trying to create some sort of normality amidst the horror, are Trotter, who is furious about how the war has interfered with his meal times, Hibbert, who is trying to find a way to escape, and Osborne, who would rather be tending to his garden.

(Running until Sat 11 Oct 2014)

24

SEPTEMBER

Corn Exchange - Without Stars & There We Have Been

James Cousins has achieved more than many choreographers manage in a lifetime. A graduate of London Contemporary Dance School, he has moved seamlessly from performing work to creating it, finding himself in demand with companies at home and abroad.

Like Matthew Bourne, Cousins knows how to communicate with an audience. He thinks outside the box. Abstract yet utterly accessible, his choreography is dynamic, emotional and clever.

Inspired by Haruki Murakami’s dark but tender novel, Norwegian Wood, Cousins has choreographed Without Stars and There We Have Been. Taking the themes of love, loss and friendship, and adding his own unique quality to them, he has created a rich and powerful double-bill.

25

SEPTEMBER

Arlington Arts - Ben Montague

Ben Montague, one of the UK’s most talented singer song writer’s, has just been announced as the main support for ex Westlife front man Shane Filan, on his highly anticipated ‘You and Me’ Tour.

2

OCTOBER

Arlington Arts - Danny Bryant

Danny Bryant is going to be performing on the Arlington Arts stage. His musical infusion of rock and blues is a soectacle which you can't see from anyone else, anywhere else. Growing up in Royston, Hertfordshire he developed his passion for playing guitar at 15 and it was only 3 years later, he was a proffesional guitarist. Don't miss out on your chance to see him live!

3

OCTOBER

Arlington Arts - Jo Harman & Company

Last month was described in the Daily Mirror, as part of a half page interview, as 'the finest female soul blues singer in the UK' and her debut album has received consistent international acclaim as well as dozens of 'best of ' awards, internationally. Jo recently signed toV2 (stable mates include Adele, Mumford and Sons, Queens of the Stone Age etc) in Europe and her debut album 'Dirt On My Tongue' recently entered the Netherlands album charts proper.

7

OCTOBER

Corn Exchange - The Falcon’s Malteser

The Falcon’s Malteser follows the adventures of the hopelessly inept private detective Tim Diamond and his sharp witted brother Nick.

The plot sees the Diamond Brothers Detective agency on a thrilling case to discover just what is so important about the box of Maltesers. It features a host of brilliant characters like: The Fat Man (who has lost a lot of weight), Gott & Himmel, Lauren Barcardi, Beatrice von Falkenberg and Betty Cleaner.

Tuesday 7th October 2014 – Wednesday 8th October 2014

11

OCTOBER

New Greenham Arts - Salt House

Acoustic four-piece Salt House are four distinct musical minds from the Scottish music scene. Their sound is earthy, deep-rooted, yet eagerly progressive, built from grassroots folk with contemporary influences.

Their reworking of old ballads sit alongside their own writing with Siobhan Miller’s distinctive voice in a myriad of musical colour and textures.

24

OCTOBER

Racecourse Newbury - Fantastic Friday

One of your last chances to catch Flat racing at Newbury in 2014. Call our Hospitality Team for some great deals in our private boxes on 01635 40015.

Gates Open - 11.30
First Race - 2.10
Last Race - 5.30

25

OCTOBER

Racecourse Newbury - Worthington’s Armed Forces Raceday

A fantastic finale to the Flat season featuring the Group 3 Molson Coors Stakes and the Group 3 Worthington’s Champion Shield Stakes. There’s free entry for Armed Forces, MOD Civil Servants, RBL members and their families to this great family raceday, featuring the Launch of the Berkshire and the Vale of the White Horse Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. Under 18s go free on a fun day for the family.

Free Premier Enclosure tickets for Armed Forces Personnel must be reserved in advance on 01635 40015 (Maximum of 2 allocated per Military ID number/MOD Civil Service ID Card/RBL Member).

Gates Open - 11.30
First Race - 1.50
Last Race - 5.10

1

NOVEMBER

Food Festival 1st - 2nd November

Your Newbury Food Festival is free to the public and features attractions for all the family with a diversity of food and drink offers representing the best of local produce and producers. Taking place in the town centre, Northbrook Street and Batholomew street.

6

NOVEMBER

Corn Exchange - The Trench

Inspired by the story of a miner who became entombed in a tunnel during WW1, Les Enfants Terribles tour with their award-winning Edinburgh Fringe sell out show.

Blending live music, puppetry and physical performance, The Trench follows one man's epic journey as he battles for salvation and sanity. As the horror threatens to engulf him the boundaries between reality and fantasy begin to blur as he discovers a strange world beneath the mud and death leaving him to question what's real, what's not and whether it even matters?

Written by Oliver Lansley (BBC2’s Whites, ITV2’s FM and SKY’S Little Crackers) and with music by acclaimed artist Alexander Wolfe.

20

NOVEMBER

The Watermill - PETER PAN

When the mischievous Peter Pan swoops in with tales of a magical place far beyond London’s starlit sky, what child can resist? Dreaming of fun and tempted by the promise of adventure, Wendy and her brothers journey with Peter to the mystical world of Neverland where children never have to grow up.

Together they explore a land with sparkling mermaids, swashbuckling pirates and a ticking crocodile. With the help of Peter’s band of Lost Boys and a sprinkling of fairy dust, they must brave the perils of Neverland and defeat the villainous Captain Hook.

A classic story of magic, courage and friendship with original music to warm your heart, fly away for an unforgettable adventure in Neverland.

(Running until Sun 04 Jan 2015)

29

NOVEMBER

For the Fallen: Music of the First World War

7:30pm, St Nicolas Church

Dupré: De Profundis Elgar: The Spirit of England Holst: Ode to Death Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow

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