Category: Performances 2010-11

Mar 25

The Glen Miller Story

7th March The Glen Miller Story in words and music with The Sue Greenway Orchestra  Sue Greenway’s seventeen piece orchestra tells the fascinating story of Glenn Miller and puts his music in the context of the Swing Era by celebrating some of the other contemporary classic bands such as Artie Shaw, Tommy Dorsey and Benny …

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Mar 25

Nick Baker

28th February Nick Baker replacing Adrian Cale Weird Creatures An evening with naturalist Nick Baker and his favourite weird creatures! Nick Baker is presenter of Channel Five’s Weird Creatures, previous presenter of BBC One’s The Really Wild Show and CBBC’s Spring Watch.  His other Television credits include co presenter of Pirate Ship Live with Vic …

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Mar 25

David Watkins Michael Bochmann

21st February David Watkins Michael Bochmann Jane Leslie Mackenzie ‘An Evening of Musical Delights’ Celebrated harpist David Watkins and violinist Michael Bochmann collaborate with soprano Jane Leslie Mackenzie in a varied musical concert. Sponsored by MRS MARY CANHAM. Michael Bochmann Biography Brought up in Turkey and England, Michael Bochmann has been well known in British …

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Mar 25

John Pilkington

14th February John Pilkington ‘A Stroll through the Axis of Evil’ Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Iran are in the news for all the wrong reasons. John unravelled a picture quite different from the news stories. He found families and whole communities working together to survive the harsh climate and political strife. John Pilkington is “one …

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Mar 25

Anthony Stuart Lloyd

7th February Anthony Stuart Lloyd & pianist Sharon Richards ‘High Wide and Handsome’  Featuring a host of ‘songs from the shows’ popular opera and heart warming Welsh songs. The welcome return of this distinguished Welsh baritone who has had numerous roles with the Welsh National Opera. Anthony Stuart Lloyd (born Cardiff, 1967) is a baritone …

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Mar 25

Valerie Leon

Up Front’ An intimate, illustrated and illuminating glimpse into the life and times of a Seventies icon…  Valerie Leon has been part of three British cults; Bond, Carry On and Hammer Horror.  She also has a collection of hit TV shows and with the help of some wonderful vintage film footage, Valerie takes us through …

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Mar 25

Gerald Dickens

24th January Gerald Dickens in ‘The Life & Adventures of ‘Charles Dickens’ & ‘Nicholas Nickleby’ During the first half Gerald will talk about Charles Dickens, his life and how he came to write Nicholas Nickleby and in the second half he will perform his one man show based on the book. Charles Dickens’s third novel …

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Mar 25

Julian Lloyd Webber

17th January Julian Lloyd Webber with pianist Pam Chowhan ‘Travels with my Cello’ To celebrate his 60th birthday in 2011 Julian takes us on a unique musical journey through his extraordinary career in words, live performance and video.  Not to be missed! Sponsored by BOYDENS, (Estate Agent), Frinton-on-Sea and Colchester. Biography Widely regarded as one …

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Mar 25

Cantabile

6th December Cantabile ‘Christmas with Cantabile’ The sound of Cantabile is synonymous with Christmas.  They have established an unrivalled reputation throughout Europe and beyond for harmony singing of the highest quality combined with a unique and very British sense of humour. Sponsored by MICHAEL and JULIE PAYNE. Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society …

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Mar 25

Ann Widdecombe

29th November Ann Widdecombe  ‘In Conversation with Iain Dale’ The former Member of Parliament Ann Widdecombe, reveals what life is really like as an MP, a judge, an author and former contestant in ITV’s Celebrity Fit Club and why she let Louis Theroux film her. Sponsored by LESLEY BARLOW, Clacton-on-Sea. The Rt. Hon. Ann Widdecombe, …

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