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Town Hall Chamber Series, 24 June

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The Hallé Cellos: One Evening, Eight Cellos

A programme of music for cello ensemble

The Hallé Cellos play works by Arvo Pärt, Giovanni Sollima and Villa-Lobos. All eight cellos, together!

Sunday 24 June, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)
Tickets £12 / £10 for under 16s.

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Film Friday: The Shape of Water, 29 June

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Elisa is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore. Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab’s classified secret — a mysterious, scaled creature from South America that lives in a water tank. As Elisa develops a unique bond with her new friend, she soon learns that its fate and very survival lies in the hands of a hostile government agent and a marine biologist.

Guillermo Del Toro’s Oscar-winning fairy tale stars Sally Hawkins and Michael Shannon.

29 June 7.30pm (doors 7pm)

Tickets £5 on the door.

Licensed Bar.
Save a Life: FREE training, 4 July

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Free defibrillator and CPR training at Bakewell Town Hall

Paramedical First Aid Training Ltd, a team of practising paramedics, will be delivering free Basic Life Support and Automated External Defibrillator Awareness Sessions at Bakewell Town Hall. Thanks to the generosity of Bakewell & District Community Choir a new defibrillator has been installed in the Town Hall was provided by the Bakewell & District Community Choir, which also paid for the training. The sessions will take place on:-

These sessions are aimed at people who wish to have the basic knowledge and skills to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and to help people with minimal training use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) safely in an emergency situation. Having a defibrillator close by and knowing how to safely use it can make the difference between life and death in cases of sudden cardiac arrest.

Paramedical First Aid Training is expert in lifesaving techniques, and they keep their skills at the highest possible standard. What better way to learn than from the professionals you call when you need help the most?

For more information, contact John McGough on 01629 814167 or at jhmcgough@yahoo.co.uk

Klezmer-ish: 15 September


Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra members return, bringing the sounds of Gypsy Jazz, Klezmer, tango and Irish fiddle music.

Saturday 15 September, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)

Tickets £15

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Dr. John Cooper Clarke: 23 September SOLD OUT

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with Special Guests

Britain’s favourite punk poet, and national treasure returns to Bakewell with some very special guests.

Will contain language.

Get your tickets fast.

Sunday 23 September 8pm (doors 7.15)


So Long, Farewell: 28 September

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A World War I folk musical, with poetry and song. Plenty of opportunities for audience participation, with rousing choruses to join in with. Written by Linda Woodroffe and starring Alison & Pete Robinson, Ed Hulse, Jenny Edgson, John Prentice, Jill Drury, Keith Kendrick, Sylvia Needham, Penny Bun and Rob Bostock.

28 September, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)

Tickets £10

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Jeremy Hardy, 26 October

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National treasure and BBC Radio 4 stalwart, Jeremy Hardy drops in. His BBC Radio 4 work includes Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the NationThe News QuizI’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue and You’ll Have Had Your Tea.  He has also done various bits of television, most notably, Now Something Else with Rory BremnerSaturday LiveBlackadder Goes ForthLoose TalkJack and Jeremy’s Real Lives with Jack Dee, If I Ruled the World with Graeme Garden and Clive Anderson, and Jack Dee’s Helpdesk.

Friday 26 October, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)

Tickets £15 / £5 (unemployed)

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Mawkin: 16 November

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Mawkin bring their new album back to Bakewell. Foot–stomping, folky fun.

This is a partially-seated gig, so wear your dancing shoes.

Friday 16 November, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)

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Martin Harley, 24 November

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Martin Harley is a supremely talented acoustic roots and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter with a burgeoning global reputation.Renowned for his prowess as a slide guitarist, Martin is almost unique in the UK in his playing lap slide. During year-round worldwide touring he’s absorbed a plethora of diverse influences, honing his craft into the classic songwriting style he possesses today.

24 November, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)

01629 810152

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Phill Jupitus: 30 November

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Join stand up comedian, poet, improviser, and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus for tales, laughs and diversions. Watch in delight and/or horror as this experienced funny man drags laughs out of the chaos of his own life and the uncertain world that surrounds it.

Adult themes and situations, but delivered childishly.

Phill became a familiar face when he started as team captain on BBC Two’s pop quiz Never Mind The Buzzcocks in 1996, which went on to run for nineteen years. Aside from Never Mind the Buzzcocks and live stand up shows all over the UK, he also appears as a regular guest on QI and Alan Davies As yet Untitled, and in 2012 returned to television stand-up for the first time since 2000 with an appearance on Live at the Apollo.

On BBC Radio 4, Phill is a regular panellist of the award winning I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue and The Unbelievable Truth, and was resident curator on The Museum of Curiosity. In addition, he has presented numerous radio documentaries including, Phill Jupitus’ Comic Strips, Calvin and Hobbes and The Man Who Bought Hendrix’s Stage.

Phill’s theatre work includes playing Bottom in the Bath Theatre Royal production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, appearing alongside Jason Manford in the UK touring production of The Producers as Franz Liebkind, the West End production of Urinetown in the role of Caldwell B. Cladwell at the Apollo Theatre, and his West End singing debut in 2009 when he played Edna Turnblad in the hit musical Hairspray at The Shaftesbury Theatre.

30 November 7.30pm (Doors 7pm)

Tickets £17.50 01629 810152

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