Category Archive: Performaces 2009-10

Mar 26

Chris Packham

22nd February 2010 Television presenter, photographer, traveller and wildlife expert Chris Packham takes us on a fascinating journey through the eye of his camera.  Chris is an experienced photographer and throughout his travels and expeditions he has collected thousand of images of the people, places and creatures he has seen.  This illustrated talk is for …

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Mar 26

Sir Jonathan Miller CBE

15th February 2010 Sir Jonathan Miller, CBE British theatre and opera director, neurologist, author, television presenter, humorist and sculptor. He first came to prominence in 1962 when his British comedy stage revue Beyond the Fringe came to Broadway. He has since become one of the world’s leading opera directors with several classic productions to his …

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Mar 26

Matthew Ford

Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society ‘MONDAY NIGHTS AT THE PRINCES THEATRE’ 8th February 2010 Big Band Singer Matthew Ford Celebrates the Great Singers in ‘A Tribute to the Swing Legends’. Join Matthew and his band as they perform the hits of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Matt Monro, Dean Martin, Nat King …

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Mar 26

Mark O’Shea

25th January 2010 Mark O’Shea, Blood, Sweat & Snakebites, The making of  ‘O’Shea’s Big Adventure’.  Mark, veteran field herpetologist of over 60 expeditions and filming trips to the tropics, is your guide as he explains the film making process, the problems of seeking out and filming wild animals in remote locations, the excitement when the …

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Mar 26

Tom Hart Dyke

18th January 2010 ‘Intrepid Tales of a modern day plant hunter – A Horticulturally endowed tale’! In 2000 the plantsman Tom Hart Dyke was kidnapped by guerrillas in the notorious Darien Gap, on the border of Panama and Colombia, while hunting for wild orchids. He and a companion, Paul Winder, were held captive for more …

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Mar 26

The Tim Kliphuis Quartet

Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society ‘MONDAY NIGHTS AT THE PRINCES THEATRE’ 1st February 2010 The Tim Kliphuis Quartet.  Dutchman Tim Kliphuis ranks among the world’s finest jazz violinists. He has often been named the successor of Stéphane Grappelli, taking his legacy into the 21st Century by infusing Gypsy Swing with Folk …

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Mar 26

Christopher Langdown

Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society 11th January 2010 Christopher Langdown is bring us an evening of piano classics with ‘Beethoven and Beyond’.  Christopher has been widely acclaimed as both a soloist and chamber musician.  He graduated with Distinction from the Royal College of Music in London after completing six years of …

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Mar 26

Frederic Chopin by Michael Lunts

30th November 2009 ‘Winter in Majorca’ – A portrait of Frederic Chopin by Michael Lunts. Michael performs a unique combination of drama and classical music in his dramatic portrayal of Chopin’s stay in a monastery on the island of Majorca with his lover, the writer George Sand.  The set recreates the monastic cell in which …

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Mar 26

Chaconne Brass

23rd November 2009 Chaconne Brass is perhaps one of the most flexible ensembles in the country.  Its unique combination of innovation, musicianship and pure entertainment has kept Chaconne at the forefront of British musical life for nearly a quarter of a century.  Their repertoire ranges from pieces written especially for the group through to attractive …

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Mar 26

Eric Knowles

16th November 2009 An Evening of ‘Antiques Antics’ with Eric Knowles.  Eric is one of those rare individuals who are able to share his extensive knowledge of the world of antiques in a manner that is easily understood.  The lad from Lancashire takes the wraps off a business in which he has been immersed for …

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