Monday, 24 January 2011

A Guest Post from Anthony Steven

Miser! The Musical to be staged at West Walls Theatre, Carlisle in July
Writer and producer Anthony says:
We are looking for more men to complete the original cast production of Miser! the Musical
Old or young, large or small, as long as you can act a bit and sing in tune, we’re keen to take you on. We have some very exciting principal and chorus roles still available and this is going to be a very high profile event in Cumbria.
Contact Anthony:
Telephone: 01768 896611
Mobile: 07798 804047
More details on our What's on Next page

Saturday, 15 January 2011

Words and Music, 26th January, at Wheyrigg

The first public performance of a new play for radio: Tabitha's Tablecloth
"The inspiration for the play was seeing a 17th Century damask linen tablecloth which had been handed down through generations of a friend's family. I imagined the person and the occasion which caused its making: 
Tabitha is the only child of a rich but rough father, engaged to the son of the local aristocratic family. She is sweet but flighty, and everyone thinks she will settle down as soon as she has a man to her bed and bairns at her knee. 
She does love Thomas- gentle, joking, mild Thomas, but then the handsome, mysterious foreigner Pieter de Witt arrives to weave her a cloth the like of which has never been seen in Cumberland...."
Connie Jensen 

We have had to change the venue, but not the date: we will now be at Wheyrigg Hall, and Peter Warren will be playing for us.

Details: 
Wednesday 26th January at 7.30pm. 
Wheyrigg Hall is just outside Wigton on the B5302. There is a bar, and bar meals are available but it would be advisable to book in advance. Tickets will be £6.00 and £5.00 for SA members

Thursday, 13 January 2011

Words and Music - Now Confirmed!

We have had to change the venue, but not the date: we will now be at Wheyrigg Hall, and Peter Warren will be playing for us.

Details: 
Wednesday 26th January at 7.30pm. 
Wheyrigg Hall is just outside Wigton on the B5302. There is a bar, and bar meals are available but it would be advisable to book in advance. Tickets will be £5.00

Sunday, 9 January 2011

Words and Music: Latest News

Fingers crossed, we may be OK for the original date and venue thanks to Nigel's negotiating skills. All being well, guitarist Peter Warren will also be entertaining us. Keep checking to find out what happens next- you can't say I don't keep you up to date; it's better than the Archers!

LATEST NEWS!

The Jazz and Tatie Pot supper was a good do, and well attended. If you went, it would be good if you could leave us some feedback on the blog, or email me direct. I also welcome any comments on this blog, and on the way we communicate with you generally. Any feedback helps us improve our service, so please get in touch. Contact details to be found to the right of this posting.
Connie Jensen

Please note that we may have to change the date or venue for the play reading detailed below. I will post new details, along with ticket prices, and information about food, drink and other performers as soon as I have them. Please keep checking the blog!

Saturday, 1 January 2011

A Happy New Year to you all, and see you in January at two more great Solway Arts events

Saturday January 8th at 7.30 
Allhallows Community Centre, Fletchertown
The Lairds of Dixieland Jazz Band with Tony Harrison's best Cumberland Tatie Pot.

Tickets: 
£8.50 - door
£7.50 - advance
£6.50 - SAS members

From: 
Wigton Library;  Billy Bowman's Cockermouth;  Village Hall Committee, West Newton;  Solway Arts Secretary, Gill House, Bromfield, CA7 3ND 

Wedneday January 26th at 7.30
Chapel Restaurant Aspatria
WORDS and MUSIC
The first public performance of a new play for radio: Tabitha's Tablecloth
"The inspiration for the play was seeing a 17th Century damask linen tablecloth which had been handed down through generations of a friend's family. I imagined the person and the occasion which caused its making: 
Tabitha is the only child of a rich but rough father, engaged to the son of the local aristocratic family. She is sweet but flighty, and everyone thinks she will settle down as soon as she has a man to her bed and bairns at her knee. 
She does love Thomas- gentle, joking, mild Thomas, but then the handsome, mysterious foreigner Pieter de Witt arrives to weave her a cloth the like of which has never been seen in Cumberland...."
Connie Jensen


Ticket prices and other artists TBC