Category: Performances 2011-12

Mar 25

Victorian Farm

February 27th 2012 Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society “AN AUDIENCE WITH PRESENTERS FROM BBC TV’s EDWARDIAN FARM” features Ruth Goodman and Alex Langlands. Their illustrated talk recalls the making of this hugely successful series as well as the trials and tribulations of life working and filming on the farm. Sponsored by …

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Mar 25

PIANTEL

February 20th 2012 Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society Two of Wales’ finest instrumentalists, pianist ANNETTE BRYN PARRI and harpist DYLAN CERNYW, both of whom have highly successful solo careers, regularly appear at the Albert Hall and other prestigious venues including The Sydney Opera House. Tonight they provide a unique and enchanting …

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Mar 25

Ian Skelly

February 13th 2012 IAN SKELLY gives us an insight into the pioneering work of the Prince of Wales with his illustrated talk “THE VISION OF THE PRINCE OF WALES”. Ian has worked closely with the Prince for several years, helping to articulate his ideas in speeches and lectures and now as one of the co-authors …

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Mar 25

Michael Portillo

January 30th 2012 For the majority of his career MICHAEL PORTILLO has been involved in politics. Since leaving politics in 2005 he has devoted himself to writing and broadcasting. He writes for the Sunday Times and is a regular on both BBC 1’s “This Week” programme and Radio 4’s “Moral Maze”, and has made documentaries …

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Mar 25

Stephen Venables

STEPHEN VENABLES recounts the story of outstanding hardship and bravery “IN THE STEPS OF SHACKELTON” that began with an advert in the Times: NOTICE – Men wanted for hazardous journey, low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success – Ernest Shackleton, The Times 1913. …

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Mar 25

Hatstand Opera

January 16th 2012 HATSTAND OPERA present a tongue in cheek look at how opera dispatches its heroes and villains, in extracts from Verdi, Donizetti, Mozart and more. All is revealed, in the best possible taste and with heaps of humour as they say “OPERA CAN BE MURDER”. Sponsored by MRS MARY CANHAM. Hatstand Opera: live …

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Mar 25

London Festival Opera

Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society December 5th 2011 To celebrate this Festive Season the LONDON FESTIVAL OPERA brings together world class artists with their presentation entitled “A CHRISTMAS NIGHT AT THE OPERA”. Appearing in sumptuous Victorian evening dress they will create the atmosphere and grandeur of past times. Sponsored by THE …

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Mar 25

Stringfever

Stringfever November 21st Take three brothers, one cousin, add four electric string instruments and you have STRINGFEVER, who will produce an electrifying variety of sound from the classics to today’s music with their classically trained musicianship, incredible instruments, repertoire and humorous edge. Sponsored by WEST CLIFF THEATRE, Clacton-on-Sea. Seeing is believing! If you’re looking for …

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Mar 25

Captain William Wells

Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society November 14h Tonight CAPTAIN WILLIAM WELLS, a Master Mariner, former Ship’s Captain, licensed Harbour Pilot and published author will relive for us the “LIFE AND TIMES OF A SHIP’S PILOT”. Sponsored by READER OFFERS LTD, Colchester. Tel: 01206 719100. Captain William Wells Captain William Wells, Master …

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Mar 25

Fiona Pitcher

Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society October 31st What does it take to get some of those magic wildlife moments? The adventures, the risks, the frustrations, and the comedy………… All will be revealed when award-winning wildlife broadcaster FIONA PITCHER delves deep into her “WILDEST DREAMS”. Sponsored by MICHAEL and JULIE PAYNE Fiona …

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