Category: Arts

Godiva Festival Headliners Announced

Godiva Festival has announced that this year’s Main Stage will be headlined by The Verve’s Richard Ashcroft on Friday 5 July, pop phenomenon Paloma Faith on Saturday 6 July and the legendary Beverley Knight will close the festival on Sunday 7 July. Other Main Stage acts so far include Sam Ryder, The Brand New Heavies, …

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Phoenix Players Production Dates

Further to the article on page 31 of the October ECHO about the Phoenix Players, they have now sent the following update: “We have finally heard from the church committee regarding our production dates. They are to be 30th November and 1st and 2nd December.”

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Review: Around the World in 80 Days

Tilted Wig presents York Theatre Royal’s production of Around the World in 80 Days at the Albany Theatre. This is a retelling of Jules Verne’s classic story with a difference, and tales within tales. Entirely staged by a cast of five, the action opens with a group of circus performers setting out to retell the …

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Chapelfields Artist Chosen for Arts Programme

Congratulations to Chapelfields glass artist Adam Hussain on being selected as one of six Midlands artists to participate in a local arts programme. For more information, follow the link below: https://www.culturecentral.co.uk/news/what-do-you-do-all-day-freelancer-research

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Springboard Festival approaches

It is now only a couple of weeks to the opening of the Springboard Festival, one of the most exciting events we have ever held at the Criterion Theatre. More than 30 performances, involving over 60 performers, actors and artists will be presented on our stage over 8 evenings from 25th March to the 1st …

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‘Alice’ opens at the Criterion Theatre on Saturday 10 December

The psychedelic set is painted, the dressing rooms are full of weird and wonderful costumes, and the cast of 21 actors are giving their all… it must nearly be showtime! Get your tickets now for Alice by Laura Wade, a modern adaptation of the Lewis Carroll classic, which opens in a week’s time, running from …

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86 STEPS

An exhibition for ex-Earlsdonian Pat Shenstone’s “86 Steps” is opening this evening, Tuesday 26 July, from 6pm to 8pm at the LTB space above the Litten Tree on the corner of Warwick Row and the Bull Yard. All welcome. The exhibition is on until Sunday 14 August, daily, 12 noon until 4pm.

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LIBRARY CORRECTIONS

There are a couple of errors in June’s ECHO, relating to Earlsdon Library. Firstly, it is stated that the next folk night (the Hush! event) costs £5 but the correct cost is £10 per ticket. and secondly the storytime session starts at 10.30am not 11am on Tuesdays.

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