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Film Friday: Peterloo, 26 April
Internationally acclaimed and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mike Leigh portrays one of the bloodiest episodes in British history, the infamous Peterloo Massacre of 1819, where government-backed cavalry charged into a peaceful crowd of 80,000 that gathered in Manchester, England to demand democratic reform.Starring Maxine Peake and Rory Kinnear.
Friday 26 April, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)
Dales Craft Fair, 19-22 April
Film Friday: BlackkKlansman (15), 3 May
From visionary filmmaker, Oscar-winning Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. The young detective soon recruits a more seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver), into the undercover investigation of a lifetime. Together, they team up to take down the extremist hate group as the organisation aims to sanitise its violent rhetoric to appeal to the mainstream. Produced by the team behind the Academy-Award® winning Get Out.
Please note this film is Certificate 15. You can read the BBFC guide here…
Friday 3 May, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)
Tickets £5 OTD.
Jazz at the Movies: Thornbridge Jazz Trio, 10 May
Jazz at the Movies
SPECIAL BONUS CONCERT:
The Thornbridge Jazz Trio bring Jazz at the Movies to the Town Hall
The Thornbridge Jazz Trio is made up of three Jazz musicians who all live in Glossop, Derbyshire. They have been playing together for several years now, and have performed a variety of different material. Previous concerts include tributes to both George Gershwin and Cole Porter, both Featuring the arranging skills of the band.
Always full of memorable tunes and Jazz improvisation, the concert in Bakewell will be no different, as the trio’s theme for the evening is: Jazz at the Movies. With a treasure trove of film scores featuring jazz themes and film compositions that have become Jazz songs- it promises to be a memorable evening! There will be music by Mancini, Morricone, Monk and others.
The trio are:
Dan Whieldon, Piano;
Carl Raven, Saxophone
Gavin Barras , Double Bass
Friday 10 May, 7.30pm.
Town Hall Chamber Series, 12 May
Our friends from the Hallé Orchestra return with a fantastic programme of piano trios.
Mozart – Piano Trio in E Major K542
Beethoven – Piano trio in C minor opus 1 no 3
Shostakovich – Piano Trio no 2 in E minor opus 67
With members of the Hallé Orchestra: Caroline Pether – violin, Dale Culliford – cello, Paul Janes – piano
Sunday 12 May, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)
Tickets £15 / 12
Dale Diva, 1 June
Bakewell Parkinson’s Support Group Fundraiser
Derbyshire’s renowned award winning, female a-Capella chorus celebrated their 10th anniversary in November last year and have shared many wonderful experiences and accomplishments in that time. Highlights include winning a National TV contest, appearing at the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas and recording 4 albums. Just recently they have also been working with BBC4.
Founded and directed by Ally Law, this vibrant, entertaining and vivacious group of women hit the mark with a variety of audiences due to their mixed repertoire, infectious joy of singing and sense of fun.
The chorus, comprised of a mixture of ages, occupations and singing experience, rehearse every week to ensure a polished and professional performance. Sharing their common goal of singing and entertaining is something that makes DaleDiva very special. Their personality shines through lead by their highly entertaining and charismatic Musical Director. By the end of an evening with the chorus you really get a sense of how much they enjoy singing together and the fun they have.
1 June, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)
Town Hall Chamber Series, 23 June
Our friends return with a wonderfully special programme of baroque music, featuring oboe and for the first time, bassoon.
Biber – Battalia
Vivaldi – Bassoon Concerto in A minor
Bach – Concerto for Violin and Oboe in D minor
Telemann – Concerto for 3 Violins in F major
Vivaldi – Concerto for 4 Violins in B minor
Ensemble directed by Lyn Fletcher with Elena Chiara Comelli – bassoon, and Stephane Rancourt – oboe
23 June 7.30pm
Alfie Moore: Fair Cop Unleashed, 28 September
Fair Cop Unleashed
Join BBC Radio 4’s cop-turned-comedian Alfie Moore for his latest stand-up tour show. Fair Cop Unleashed is based on a dramatic real-life incident from Alfie’s police casebook. Relive with him the thrilling ups and downs of the night a mysterious clown came to town and more than one life ended up in the balance. It was no laughing matter – but this show certainly is! Enjoy Alfie’s unique brand of humour hilariously woven together with his personal insights into his life on the front-line of the police force. Fair Cop Unleashed based on a true dramatic incident from Alfie’s police career (involving escaped lions in Grimsby town centre!)
It’d be a crime to miss it!
★★★★ “…offbeat, revealing and very funny” Daily Mail
★★★★ “…lots of well-crafted jokes and a large dash of police gallows humour” Telegraph
“Brilliantly funny…. genuinely hilarious” David Mitchell
Saturday 28 September 7.30pm (doors 7pm)
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