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Town Hall Chamber Series, 28 April

Town Hall Chamber SeriesChamber Series Continues, 28 April

The finest classical musicians bring some of the most beautiful music ever written to Bakewell. Featuring musicians from the Halle, the programme features the familiar and lesser-known pieces to enrich your musical knowledge. This month’s performance programme is:

Wolf-Italian Serenade,

Haydn-String quartet, Opus 64 ‘The Lark’

Schubert-String Quintet in C  Major

Caroline Pether – violin ; Rosemary Attree  – violin ; Raymond Lester – viola, Nick Trygstad  -cello ; Dale Culliford -cello

28 April, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)

Tickets £12 / £10


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Sheffield Printmakers Exhibition

Original Print Exhibition

Bakewell River by Maude Tricker. Linocut.

Bakewell River by Maude Tricker. Linocut. £135

The Court Room Gallery houses an ever-changing exhibition of original prints by the Sheffield Printmakers, and features the work of several local artists. Working with a diverse range of techniques- from collagraph,dry point, lithograph, monoprint, linocut and digital, the exhibition presents a diverse introduction to the print-makers’ art at its finest. Works are available for sale- please contact the office. We also sell a range of quality greetings cards by our featured artists.

The exhibition is free.

70's Disco NIght: 5 May

70’s Disco NightMotown Night 70s special

Our friends from Motown Night return with a special ’70s disco night.

Dance the night away to all your favourite vinyl classics. Great tunes, great beer.

5 May, 8pm ’til late

£6 on the door.


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Habeas Corpus: 12 May

Habeas Corpus by Alan BennettHigh Tor Players present…

Habeas Corpus by Alan Bennett, 12 May

Mismanaged lust – mistaken identity – dropped trousers…’Habeas Corpus’ has all the ingredients of a classic farce, spiced with the warmth and humanity of Alan Bennett’s razor-sharp wit.

In a satirical merry-go-round, we meet a family and acquaintances for whom the determination to put sex and the satisfactions of the body (or corpus) before everything else is the ruling passion of their lives. The permissive society is taken to task in a farcical comedy in which the characters move about through a maze of mistaken identities and sexual encounters. This is Alan Bennett at his comedic best.

12 May, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)

Tickets £8

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Film Friday: 19 May

SullyFilm Friday: Sully

Clint Eastwood directs the true story of Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) as he tries to make an emergency landing in New York’s Hudson River after US Airways Flight 1549 strikes a flock of geese. Miraculously, all of the 155 passengers and crew survive the harrowing ordeal, and Sullenberger becomes a national hero in the eyes of the public and the media. Despite the accolades, the famed pilot now faces an investigation that threatens to destroy his career and reputation.

19 May, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)

Assembly Room Theatre

£5 on the door
Licenced Bar.
Live & Local: Martin Harley: 28 May

Martin Harley- Live, 28 MayMartin Harley

Master of blues guitar comes to Bakewell

Martin Harley is a supremely talented Roots and Blues guitarist, singer and songwriter with a burgeoning global reputation. He’s a devotee to the music that came out of the Mississippi Delta, the slide guitar, and many other forms of roots music. Though Harley’s sound is rooted in the blues it seeks to tell his own story and draws on the ruminations of a musician who has spent much of his life on the road.

“Harley offers the listener a masterclass in taste, style and roots blues” – Guitarist Magazine

“Harley has it all – voice, guitar artistry and the songs” – Total Music

“No doubt that he is a slide guitar master. He is the business” – Roots Magazine

28 May, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)

Tickets £10


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Town Hall Chamber Series, 22 June

Town Hall Chamber SeriesChamber Series Continues, 22 June

Members of the Halle are joined by the Chagall String Trio for tonight’s programme:

Music by Bach and Beethoven

Sarah Brandwood-Spencer – violin

David Aspen – viola

Simon Turner – cello

22 June, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)

Tickets £12 / £10


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Alfie Moore: Getting Away With Murder, 14 October

Alfie Moore: Getting Away With MurderAlfie Moore: Getting Away With Murder

In this brand new stand-up comedy show former Detective Sergeant Alfie Moore, and star of BBC Radio 4 comedy ‘IT’S A FAIR COP’, takes you on a thrilling and hilarious interactive journey through the art and science of murder investigation.Getting Away With Murder reveals ‘What makes a murderer?’ and ‘Why do they caught….or not?’ Experience first-hand how it feels to be part of planning the perfect murder. Everything you need to know from choosing a murder weapon  to disposing of the body!

14 October, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)

Tickets £14/13


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Mawkin: 17 November

Mawkin bring muscular folk to BakewellMawkin

Channelling Bellowhead and Fairport

In 2015 Mawkin delivered their self-produced and critically acclaimed album ‘The Ties That Bind’. Their ‘unapologetically energetic’ approach and DIY ethic surprised critics, fans and welcomed new audience members describing them as a ‘modern day Fairport’. With a host of rebel rousing folk songs and instrumentals the band modernise traditional folk material with their own touch and have since excited audiences with their artillery of loud, boisterous, foot stomping live sets. Critics of the album suggested that Mawkin might fill the ‘Bellowhead shaped hole’ so it seemed only natural to support them on their farewell tour of 2016 among a flurry of key festivals and UK tour dates.

The band members have a wealth of other musical experience between them with brothers David and James’s involvement with Eliza Carthy and Norma Waterson, Jim Moray, Topette!, and the two providing stand-in support for members of Bellowhead. Nick Cooke is Kate Rusby and False Lights’ melodeon player, is a professional mastering engineer and has worked with some of the most iconic producers in our lifetime. Lee Richardson, who’s former background was in dance music, is an award winning producer of TV, advertising and trailer music.

The band’s line-up is:James Delarre: Vocals, Violin; David Delarre: Vocals, Guitar; Nick Cooke: Melodeon; Danny Crump: Bass; Lee Richardson: Drums
‘Masculine, Muscular Folk Quintet’ – The Independent
‘A Gutsy re-working of Traditional Songs’ – The Guardian
‘Unconditionally Mighty’ – MOJO
‘Invigorating, Highly Inventive’ – Q Magazine
‘Unapologetically Energetic’ – Songlines Magazine
‘A wholly edgier version of folk’ – Cambridge News
‘The Pogue-ish sound that resides in young men’s heads’ – The Independent

17 November, 7.30pm (Doors 7pm)

Tickets £15


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