OUT & ABOUT Amander Meade selects the best entertainment in the region this month
Thursday 31 August to Sunday 3 September EVENT: Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials The Horse Trials are recognised as the premier equestrian and social event in the international sporting calendar and a focus for the best horses and riders in the world. Burghley’s parkland provides a stunning location for both the trials and for the popular shopping village of more than 600 exhibitors, making sure this event is now almost as famous for the fabulous shopping as for the equine action. Burghley Park, Stamford. Tickets from £15. 01933 304744. www.burghley-horse.co.uk.
Thursday 7 September, 7.30pm FILM: The Golden Years Cinema for Rutland, part of Arts for Rutland, takes place on the first Thursday of the month at Rutland County Museum. September’s film is The Golden Years, a lighthearted comedy about a Bristol-based group of erstwhile law-abiding senior citizens, who, following the pensions crisis, take matters into their own hands. Wine and other refreshments will be available. Rutland County Museum. Tickets £5, from Oakham Wines and www.wegottickets.com. 01572 758440. www.a4r.org.uk. Friday 8 September, 7–11pm EVENT: Barn Dance
To celebrate another fine osprey season at Rutland Water a barn dance will be held, with music provided by the Navigation Band. The ticket price includes a hog roast, and there will be a bar on site to quench your thirst after all that dancing, plus a raffle and games. Manton Village Hall. Tickets £20. 01572 737378. www.ospreys.org.uk. Friday 8 September, 7.30pm COMEDY: Oh Goody! Tim Brooke-Taylor and Chris Serle An evening in the company of one of the funniest and best-loved comedy performers of our time, Tim Brooke-Taylor, as he discusses his long career with the writer and broadcaster Chris Serle. Expect a few revealing
anecdotes about many of the names Tim has appeared with, including his fellow Goodies, Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie. Uppingham Theatre. Tickets £16/£14, available on 01572 820820 or from Uppingham Sports and Books. Tuesday 12 to Saturday 16 September THEATRE: The Memory of Water Presented by Stamford Shoestring Theatre and written by Shelagh Stephenson, this lifeaffirming play won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2000. A reunion occurs when three estranged sisters and their partners gather at the home of their recently deceased mother. As the sisters relive the past, it becomes
Saturday 9 September, 7.30pm MUSIC: Clare Hammond This month pianist Clare Hammond is Music in Lyddington’s featured guest. Clare won the Royal Philharmonic Society’s award for “Young Artists” in 2016 in recognition of outstanding achievements in the previous year. St Andrew’s Church, Lyddington. Tickets £16 (students admitted free), from Uppingham Sports and Books and Oakham Wines. www.musicinlyddington.co.uk.
apparent that despite synchronicities of time and place, each has a very different memory of events. Stamford Theatre. Tickets £10/£8. 01780 763203. stamfordartscentre.com. From Wednesday 13 September, 1.20pm MUSIC: Lunchtime Concert Series Daniel Mills, a Music Scholar at Uppingham before going on to further study at Leeds College of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music, opens the school’s lunchtime concert series alongside Accompanist-inResidence Simon Smith. The programme includes a selection of works for the trumpet by Honegger,
Haydn and Brandt. Later in the month, on Wednesday 20 September, the lunchtime concert features Uppingham Music Scholars Sam Abbott and Amy Clark, who will perform a programme of works for the clarinet by Mendelssohn and Krommer, alongside the school’s Head of Wind, Brass and Percussion, Andrew Webster. On Wednesday 27 September, renowned opera stars from Uppingham School’s Singing Department take to the stage to perform highlights from Georges Bizet’s enchanting 1875 opera, Carmen. Uppingham Parish Church. Admission free (no ticket required). 01572 820820. www.uppingham.co.uk.
RUTLAND & MARKET HARBOROUGH LIVING SEPTEMBER 2017
Published on Aug 18, 2017