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‘TOP QUALITY ENTERTAINMENT… A GOOD NIGHT OUT… THE BEST EVENTS COMING TO A SPACE NEAR YOU.’ THE GUARDIAN The Lincolnshire Rural & Community Touring Network helps voluntary promoter groups bring rural communities together to enjoy high-quality, entertaining and affordable professional live theatre, music, dance and family shows at a wide range of community venues, from village halls, to churches, to schools. Tickets are sold locally. For show information, ticket prices and to book, please call the local promoter directly on the telephone number below each show listing. Ticket prices range from £5 - £15. Many of the shows featured are suitable for family audiences and age recommendations are provided for guidance. Disability access. All venues have a commitment to access for disabled people; many have full access and a range of facilities, and others are working towards this goal. For venue and access information, please visit: All brochure details are correct at the time of going to print, but please check the website for any changes. Please note that provision of refreshments varies between venues and some may be unable to serve alcohol. Please check bar/catering facilities when booking tickets.




COMMUNITY Wickenby Billinghay

SHOW / PERFORMER The Origin of Species... The Origin of Species...

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OCTOBER DATE Sun 01 Thu 05 Fri 06 Fri 06 Fri 06 Fri 06 Sat 07 Wed 11 Wed 11 Thu 12 Thu 12 Fri 13 Fri 13 Sat 14 Sun 15 Sun 15 Fri 20 Sat 21 Sat 21 Sat 21 Sun 22 Thu 26 Fri 27

COMMUNITY Caistor Crowland Winthorpe Hoby South Clifton North Thoresby Swayfield Skegness West Deeping North Hykeham Ashby de la Launde Welton le Wold Ewerby Grasby Alford Tealby Nettleton Wickenby North Muskham Langrick Sturton by Stow Ropsley Long Sutton

SHOW / PERFORMER PAGE Harvest 04 Kate Bramley & The Mile Roses 05 Salsa Verde 05 A View from the Edge 06 Sarah McQuaid 06 Tantz 07 Salsa Verde 05 Barnaby Rudge 08 A View from the Edge 06 Barnaby Rudge 08 Harp & A Monkey 08 Harp & A Monkey 08 Sarah Moule 09 Barnaby Rudge 08 Barnaby Rudge 08 A View from the Edge 06 Oh La La! 09 Wolves are Coming for You 10 Sherlock Holmes 10 Mumbo-Jumbo 11 Kate Bramley & The Mile Roses 05 Team Viking 11 Sarah Moule 09

NOVEMBER DATE Thu 02 Fri 10 Sun 12 Fri 17 Fri 17

COMMUNITY Fulstow Toynton Heydour Skegness North Hykeham

SHOW / PERFORMER Harvest Son Yambu Son Yambu Mister Keith Hickman & Cassidy

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Lincolnshire Rural & Community Touring Network is co-ordinated by Live & Local Ltd., is supported using public funding by Arts Council England and Lincolnshire local authorities, and is made possible by the support of local voluntary promoter groups.

Live & Local Ltd., Pageant House, 2 Jury Street, Warwick CV34 4EW 01926 402 173 / 01


DECEMBER DATE Fri 01 Sat 02 Sun 03 Thu 07 Thu 07 Thu 07 Fri 08 Fri 08 Fri 08 Sat 09 Sun 10 Sun 10 Sun 10 Sat 16 Sun 17

COMMUNITY West Deeping Wickenby Hoby Tealby Minting Ropsley Coddington Market Rasen Caistor Braceborough South Wheatley Fulstow Ingham Long Sutton Harmston

SHOW / PERFORMER PAGE Bette Davis on the Edge 17 Bette Davis on the Edge 17 Hannah James' JigDoll 17 JOAN 18 Don Kipper 19 Jez Lowe's Yule Do 20 Jez Lowe's Yule Do 20 The Princess and the Goblin 20 Mister Keith 15 Ninebarrow 21 Jez Lowe's Yule Do 20 Reynard the Fox 21 Don Kipper 19 Zoe Gilby Quartet 22 The Elves and the Carpenter 22

JANUARY 2018 DATE Thu 18 Fri 19 Fri 19 Sat 20 Fri 26 Fri 26 Sat 27 Sat 27 Sat 27 Sun 28 Sun 28

COMMUNITY Great Carlton Harmston Langrick South Wheatley Skegness Billinghay North Thoresby Alford Normanton on Trent Caistor Dunston

SHOW / PERFORMER Roberts & Lakeman Roberts & Lakeman Bowjangles Bowjangles Bowjangles Mummy Monster Alaw The Element in the Room... Mister Keith The Element in the Room... Alaw

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TANGRAM THEATRE THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES… This uproarious, critically acclaimed one-man musical-comedy tells of Charles Darwin's revolutionary discovery of the secrets of evolution. Packed with fascinating scientific facts, terrible puns, brilliant physical comedy and witty original songs, this is an absolutely charming load of monkey business.

‘Remarkably inventive, thoroughly entertaining.’ The Stage: A Must See Show

A compelling and colourful Yorkshire farming saga, this darkly entertaining comedy tells the story of one family's tireless fight for survival in a changing agricultural landscape, over two world wars, generations of births, deaths and marriages, and a lifetime of farming. From Richard Bean, writer of the international hit One Man, Two Guvnors, this is a great play, vividly told and laced with humour.

‘Top notch.’ The Guardian

‘Smart performances... sophisticated design... extraordinary score.’ The Stage

★★★★ The Scotsman Ages: 14+ Ages: 8+ Thu 28 Sep 7.30pm Broadbent Theatre, Wickenby LN3 5AW 0300 400 0101

New Perspectives Theatre is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Sun 01 Oct 7.30pm Caistor Town Hall LN7 6QU

Fri 29 Sep 7.30pm

01472 851 075

Billinghay Village Hall LN4 4EX

Thu 02 Nov 7.30pm

01526 861 165

Fulstow Village Hall LN11 0XG 01507 363 682



KATE BRAMLEY & THE MILE ROSES WHISKY FIRESIDE (AND OTHER SONGS FROM THE ROAD) A fantastic collaboration of three respected solo singersongwriters: Kate Bramley (Jez Lowe & the Bad Pennies), Simon Haworth, and the honey-voiced Edwina Hayes, the latter numbering Michael Parkinson and Nanci Griffith among her fans. Performing contemporary British folk with a nod to Nashville, this is an evening of beautifully written songs, from toe tapping folk rockabilly to haunting ballads; of the road well-travelled, of heartache, and of single malts.

SARAH MCQUAID IN CONCERT 'OWDYADO THEATRE A VIEW FROM THE EDGE BADAPPLE THEATRE SALSA VERDE A smart-stepping new comedy with some sublime music and sultry dancing; the story of two love-triangles set decades apart, of a wartime dancehall tryst, and of a battle to win the heart of the village hall salsa dance teacher. Charming, engaging, with genuinely delightful performances, this affectionate and comic play puts its funniest foot forward. Ages: 10+


1950: Charlie Daniels, a private eye hired by the seductive Elise Hillerman to track down her disappeared husband. Now: Charlotte and Dan struggle to write the new film noir-inspired theatre show you are actually watching. Influenced by cult filmmakers Charlie Kaufman and David Lynch, this deftly woven narrative of stories within stories is wittily and elegantly performed. And as fiction turns into reality and back again, as stories spin, fragment and entangle with each other, one question arises: whose reality is real? A little gem of a show. Ages: 14+

Daily Telegraph

Fri 06 Oct 7.30pm

Ages: 10+

Winthorpe Community Centre NG24 2NL

Fri 06 Oct 7.30pm

01636 650 422

Hoby Village Hall, Melton Mowbray LE14 3DY

Thu 05 Oct 7.30pm

Sat 07 Oct 7.30pm

Crowland Abbey, Crowland PE6 0EN

Swayfield Village Hall NG33 4LQ

Wed 11 Oct 7.30pm

0333 666 3366

01476 550 909

West Deeping Village Hall PE6 9HP

Sun 22 Oct 7pm Sturton by Stow Village Hall LN1 2AE 01427 788 524

01664 434 482

One voice, one guitar, and the wondrous magic of spellbinding music, segueing easily from emotive originals into 1930s Cuban jazz, Elizabethan ballads into Irish folk, Americana into unexpected contemporary covers. With a rich warm singing voice, exceptional guitar playing, superb live technical wizardry and cheeky onstage road-stories, Sarah McQuaid's beautifully crafted solo show casts a quietly sublime spell. ★★★★★ Maverick Magazine

‘Brilliant musicianship and a voice as rich, matured and knowing as the finest thrice-distilled Irish malt whiskey.’ fRoots Magazine Ages: 7+ Fri 06 Oct 7.30pm South Clifton Coronation Hall NG23 7BG 01777 228 304

01778 380 197 Sun 15 Oct 7.30pm Tennyson d'Eyncourt Memorial Hall, Tealby LN8 3XU 01673 838 718




TANTZ IN CONCERT One of the most spirited and original klezmer dance/gypsy jazz bands around, this remarkable six-piece has quickly consolidated its rising star status with a series of unforgettable festival gigs. Joyous, infectious, and proof positive that you don't need to travel to hear great global music. ★★★★

‘Top-notch musicianship.’ Songlines Magazine

A smartly paced production of Dickens' unjustly neglected novel, this is a powerful blend of historical realism and 'grotesque' melodrama, a gothic tale of murder, mystery, riots, abduction, retribution, strange secrets and ghosts. Brought to the stage by a great ensemble, brilliantly directed and superbly acted, this is triumphant high drama; dynamic, powerful and highly enjoyable. Ages: 13+

HARP & A MONKEY THE IMPORTANCE OF DIGGING HOLES: THE GREAT WAR AND MORE Fronted by an easy-going raconteur and BBC Who Do You Think You Are? historian, this acclaimed Lancashire folk-storytelling trio matches an excellent First World War folk set with humorous and melodic northern life story-songs. Lively, inventive folk music delivered in a down-to-earth manner. ★★★★ The Observer

‘Fantastic stuff – sensational!’ Clare Balding, BBC Radio 2

‘Brilliant to see live.’

Wed 11 Oct 7.30pm

BBC Radio Leeds

St Paul's Baptist Church Hall, Skegness PE25 3HY

‘Rousing music and droll Lancashire humour.’

Ages: 10+

01754 881 176

The Telegraph

Thu 12 Oct 7.30pm Fri 06 Oct 7.30pm

Ages: 7+

North Thoresby Village Hall DN36 5QL

Terry O'Toole Theatre, North Hykeham LN6 9AX

01472 840 068 / 841 080

01522 883 311

Thu 12 Oct 7.30pm

Sat 14 Oct 7.30pm

Ashby de la Launde Village Hall LN4 3JQ

Grasby Village Hall DN38 6AP

01526 322 571

01652 628 506

Fri 13 Oct 7.30pm

Sun 15 Oct 7.30pm Alford Corn Exchange LN13 9EB

St Martin's Church, Welton le Wold LN11 0QT 01507 603 178

01507 463 666



SARAH MOULE LADY BE GOOD! THE ELLA FITZGERALD SONGBOOK 'A first-rate set ' (Sunday Times) marking the centenary of the first lady of song, the incomparable Ella Fitzgerald. Exquisite interpretations of some of the greatest songs of the 20th Century are here performed with exuberance, style and wit by two of the UK's top jazz-cabaret performers, the truly stunning singer Sarah Moule and superlative pianist Simon Wallace. ★★★★★

‘Outstanding interpretations… Moule's voice is cool, elegant. Wallace's arrangements are immaculate.’



Performing live, this very charming and sophisticated acoustic quartet are a delight, with Parisian Fifi la Mer shepherding her band through a set of gorgeous café music; authentic musette, playful chanson réaliste, 60s pop and classic jazz, with a figurative fug of Gauloise smoke drifting above.

Pentabus are an absolutely fantastic 'new writing' company and one of British theatre's unsung treasures. Here, they summon into being one extraordinary day in an average British village. Wolves have occupied Middleton. Someone must know where they came from. Someone must be able to do something about them.

Unique entertainers, they blend their rich and evocative sound with Gallic coolness, natural panache and a colossal sense of fun. Magnificent. Ages: 7+ Fri 20 Oct 7.30pm

The Observer

Nettleton Village Hall LN7 6AA

Ages: 10+

01673 828 478

A thoroughly engaging new comedy looking at re-wilding the countryside – and an exploration of just how much wild we're comfortable with – by Olivier-nominated playwright Joel Horwood (Best Entertainment, Best Family Production). Superbly crafted, beautifully directed, acted with verve: a brilliantly engaging piece. ★★★★

THEATRE CHIPPING NORTON SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CRIMSON COBBLES Murder! Mystery! Mayhem! A witty, laugh-a-minute pastiche of Conan Doyle's great detective, this fast paced, quirky and deeply daft retelling of one of the darkest times in Victorian history sees Holmes stalking Jack the Ripper in the streets of London's East End. But when the evidence points to only one possible conclusion – that the Ripper is actually Sherlock's trusted sidekick Dr Watson – is our super sleuth prepared to believe the unbelievable? A kinetic, boisterous, jokefuelled treat... tirelessly superb. ★★★★ The Stage ★★★★ The Telegraph (on Theatre Chipping Norton) Ages: 12+

Fri 13 Oct 8pm


Ewerby Reading Room NG34 9PJ

The Times

Sat 21 Oct 7.30pm

01529 461 926

Ages: 14+

North Muskham Rural Community Centre NG23 6HD 07792 970 841

Fri 27 Oct 7.30pm Market House, Long Sutton PE12 9DD 01406 366 767

Sat 21 Oct 7.30pm Broadbent Theatre, Wickenby LN3 5AW 0300 400 0101



TANGRAM THEATRE TEAM VIKING MUMBO-JUMBO TROUBADOURS & RACONTEURS Elegant country blues and vibrant good-time roots music from these British Blues Award nominees. With powerful songs and punchy vocals, this is one phenomenal live band.

‘The musicianship is unsurpassable, the songwriting is excellent.’ Blues in Britain Magazine Ages: 6+ Sat 21 Oct 7.30pm Langrick Village Hall PE22 7AN 07794 507 773

Tender poignancy and comic touches of sheer brilliance abound in this hugely acclaimed comic ode to death and friendship from the highly innovative Tangram Theatre. Full of 'magnificently clever' (The Guardian) comedytheatre and threaded through with exquisite live music, this outlandish story of how one man gave his terminally ill best friend the full Viking funeral he'd always dreamed of, is remarkable. Deeply personal, deeply felt and delightfully comic.



‘The UK's very own Buena Vista Social Club… absolutely tremendous… extraordinary music.’

‘Joyous – heart-lifting and incredibly moving... as accomplished a piece of storytelling as you could hope to see.’

All spicy rhythms, tight horns and vivacious stage presence, this intoxicating acoustic septet of new generation Cuban musicians feed the Latin soul with their red hot, truly sensational tropical Son. Straight from the streets of Santiago De Cuba, this is the irresistible, feel-good fusion of Spanish and African rhythms that gave rise to salsa – que suena la banda! ★★★★

BBC Radio 3 ★★★★ Evening Standard ★★★★ Financial Times

The Stage Ages: 7+ Ages: 14+ Supported by Live & Local Friends.

Thu 26 Oct 7.30pm Ropsley Village Hall NG33 4BN

Fri 10 Nov 7.30pm

01476 585 739

01790 754 020

Toynton Village Hall PE23 5AJ

Sun 12 Nov 7.30pm Heydour Parish Hall NG32 3NE 01529 455 501 11


Lincolnshire Rural & Community Touring is supported by:

• North & South Wheatley • Grasby

• Caistor • Nettleton • North Thoresby • Scotton • Fulstow • Morton


• Tealby


• Ludford

Market Rasen

Welton le Wold •

• Retford

• Rampton


• Ingham

• South Leverton

• Sutton on Sea•


• Sturton by Stow • Wickenby


• Hemingby

• South Clifton

•• Alford

• Belchford

• Minting


• Horncastle •

• North Hykeham


• South Scarle

• Toynton All Saints

Woodhall Spa

• Harmston

• Winthorpe • Coddington

Skegness • • Mareham-Le-Fen

• North Muskham

Wainfleet •

Ashby de la Launde • Billinghay • • Bigby • Leadenham

Friskney • Wrangle • • Langrick

• Ewerby

• Carlton Scroop

•Sleaford • Great Hale


Allington •


• Swineshead

• Heydour

• Frampton

• Ropsley

• • Morton

Bourne • Swayfield


•Holbeach •• Long Sutton

• Braceborough

Uffington •


•• Crowland •Market Deeping

• West Deeping





A splendid evening of gently quirky, expertly crafted songs – think Ray Davies, Squeeze – stories and humour by the self-professed originator of 'Victorian Pop'. With song styles varying from jaunty showground to slow lament, all carried forward by lilting melodies and warm, quintessentially English vocals, the bowler-hatted Mister Keith and his small 'orchestra' of multi-instrumentalists invoke memories of times gone by. An intimate little gem.

In much the same way as the brilliant Transatlantic Sessions does, Britain's premiere Anglo-American folk-roots duo embraces the shared heritage of country and Celtic music, with James Hickman's emotive, soaring vocals, driving guitar and lively English wit set against Dan Cassidy's virtuosic fiddling and bone-dry American drawl. An evening of classy and exquisite musicianship.


Ages: 10+

BBC Radio Manchester Supported by Live & Local Friends.

Ages: 6+ Fri 17 Nov 7.30pm Fri 17 Nov 7.30pm

Terry O'Toole Theatre, North Hykeham LN6 9AX

Skegness Grammar School PE25 2QS

01522 883 311

01754 881 176 Fri 08 Dec 7.30pm Caistor Town Hall LN7 6QU 01472 851 075 Sat 27 Jan 2018 6pm Normanton on Trent Village Hall NG23 6RQ 07823 449 381 15


CHRISTINE ST JOHN BETTE DAVIS ON THE EDGE Hollywood icon Bette Davis, resplendent in midnight blue gown, reflects on her heyday, whilst teetering on the brink of a flagging career. A superb insight into the heart and soul of one of the greatest names from the golden age of cinema, this is a superb one-woman comedy-drama tour de force, and a shining example of what live theatre is all about.

‘Full of nostalgic charm... an exciting thrill-ride through the life of Bette Davis and the history of the motion picture industry.’ Michigan City News-Dispatch (US)

HANNAH JAMES' JIGDOLL Hannah James (Lady Maisery) is a true original, an utterly engaging one-woman folk band who mixes ethereal vocals and powerfully rhythmic accordion with elaborate percussive clog dance, all the while building up digital layers of sound using loop pedals. A brilliant, gently hypnotic live show with the sort of sparse, atmospheric quality which is The Unthanks' trademark. A pleasantly unexpected treat.

‘Hannah is an incredible musician – a beautiful singer, inventive accordionist and her dancing is out of this world.’ Jon Boden (Bellowhead)

Ages: 18+ Fri 01 Dec 7.30pm West Deeping Village Hall PE6 9HP 01778 380 197

‘An elegant, flowing transition between tunes, movement and song.’

MILK PRESENTS JOAN A clever reimagining of the Joan of Arc legend via cabaret, hobby horses, stick-on beards and audience participation (in the battle scenes), this triumphant solo show is packed with fierce energy, comic fizz and uproarious songs, and teeters between supreme silliness and poignant heartbreak. A well-deserved multi-award winning success which has run and run since its debut at Derby Playhouse in 2015, JOAN is captivatingly written, immaculately performed and thoroughly entertaining. ★★★★ The Stage ★★★★ The Scotsman Ages: 12+

fRoots Magazine Ages: 14+

JOAN is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, and the BBC Performing Arts Legacy Fund.

Sat 02 Dec 7.30pm Broadbent Theatre, Wickenby LN3 5AW 0300 400 0101

Sun 03 Dec 7.30pm Hoby Village Hall, Melton Mowbray LE14 3DY

Thu 07 Dec 7.30pm Tennyson d'Eyncourt Memorial Hall, Tealby LN8 3XU 01673 838 718

01664 434 482




DON KIPPER IN CONCERT This jaunty, multi-lingual, multi-award winning seven-piece ensemble are remarkable young exponents of klezmer and traditional styles from Greece, Turkey and the Balkans, reflecting the cultural diversity and living traditions of their North East London home. Weaving unbridled musical passion with virtuosic mastery, their uptempo good-time shows are exquisitely freewheeling.

‘Sure to send shivers down your spine.’

A rousing festive show from Geordieland with BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015 doublenominee Jez Lowe and his terrific band. A real winterwarmer of a folk/music-hall revue, packed with great songs, rousing tunes, excellent musicianship, entertaining chat and seasonal scroogelike tomfoolery.

‘One of the hottest acts around.’ Daily Telegraph

Songlines Magazine Ages: 10+ Ages: 7+ Supported by Live & Local Friends.

Thu 07 Dec 7.30pm Ropsley Village Hall NG33 4BN

Thu 07 Dec 7.30pm

01476 585 739

Minting Village Hall LN9 5SB 01507 578 755

A fast and funny pocket-sized family theatre show beautifully retelling George MacDonald's magical children's book, one of the most unusual and haunting fairy tales ever written. The young Princess Irene lives in a castle; beneath it, evil goblins tunnel to kidnap her for their hideous goblin prince. Overcoming her childhood fears Irene must fight the goblins to save her father's kingdom. With brilliant humour, fabulous choreography and lovely singing, this is an infectiously fun show for all ages, of growing up, making friends and the importance of family. Ages: 5+

Fri 08 Dec 7.30pm

Sun 10 Dec 7.30pm

Coddington Village Hall NG24 2PN

Ingham & Cammeringham Village Hall, Ingham LN1 2XT

01636 701 013

01522 731 816


Part of the Live & Local Launchpad CYP programme (firing the imagination of children and young people).

Sun 10 Dec 7.30pm North & South Wheatley Village Hall, South Wheatley DN22 9DL 01427 880 758

Fri 08 Dec 6pm Market Rasen Festival Hall LN8 3HT 01673 842 479






BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Horizon Award nominees 2017

Reynard: rascal, rapscallion, rogue. The woodland's most infamous scoundrel prides himself on being the trickiest trickster of the forest. But when the Woodland Court announces the theft of the King's Crown Jewels the animal kingdom immediately blames Reynard the Fox. Now, the wily Reynard must do everything he can to prove his innocence and avoid certain death, all the while maintaining his cool, suave persona. But is he too silvertongued for his own good? Is the fox out-foxed? Or will his quick wits save his tail? Will he live to make mischief another day?

This nationally-renowned, immensely talented and spirited jazz vocalist is joined by her commanding band for an adventurous blend of new music, familiar classics and contemporary covers. An evening of sheer enjoyment.

This multi-award-winning Dorsetshire folk duo combines exquisite, pitch-perfect vocal harmonies, captivating musicality, charismatic stage patter and genuine charm to deliver beautifully crafted traditional and original songs steeped in the darker side of the English landscape, folklore and history. Amid ringing endorsements from luminaries like Seth Lakeman and Kate Rusby, Ninebarrow are a recognised force on the folk scene. The Everly Brothers of British folk. ★★★★ The Telegraph Ages: 7+ Sat 09 Dec 8pm Braceborough Village Hall PE9 4NT 01778 560 417

An utterly beguiling, cheerfully anarchic show weaving together very funny storytelling, delightful puppetry and terrific original live music. Family fun at its finest. Ages: 5+

‘Excellent.’ Courtney Pine, BBC Radio 2

‘Sparkling… an exuberant singer whose lively personality comes across on every song.’

BADAPPLE THEATRE THE ELVES AND THE CARPENTER Who will help Santa as crisis hits Christmas toy making time? Not the Elves, they've not been seen since last year when they packed their cases and headed off. A whirlwind journey ensues as Mrs. Claus tries to wrestle victory from defeat. A feel-good comedy alternative to a classic panto, making good use of the magic of puppetry, physical theatre and the songs of BBC Folk Awards 2015 nominee Jez Lowe to delight family audiences.

Jazz UK

Ages: 5+

Ages: 12+

Part of the Live & Local Launchpad CYP programme (firing the imagination of children and young people).

Sat 16 Dec 7.30pm Market House, Long Sutton PE12 9DD 01406 366 767

Sun 17 Dec 3pm Harmston Memorial Hall LN5 9SN 01522 722 462

Produced in association with the Live & Local DART scheme (developing artists for rural touring).

Sun 10 Dec 6.30pm Fulstow Village Hall LN11 0XG 01507 363 682 21


KATHRYN ROBERTS & SEAN LAKEMAN IN CONCERT BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Best Duo winners 2013 and 2016 Long established as one of the UK folk scene's most rewardingly enduring partnerships, Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman are songwriters par excellence, their music tuneful, intelligent and soulful. Here, Kathryn's powerful voice is matched against Sean's driving guitar on a set of impressive modern folk songs and heartfelt traditional numbers, switching from thoughtful ballads to stomping acoustic rock. Impressive and entertaining.

BOWJANGLES MYTHS & LEGENDS This hyperactive all-singing, all-strumming, all-dancing, all-comedy-cabaret-varietytheatrical string quartet explores the mystical, mythical world of fairy-tales, folklore and legends. Superb classical musicians with a remarkable gift for groan-worthy laughs and physical comedy, here they swashbuckle their way through musical sketches of monsters, ancient gods, historical figures and fantasy characters, all whilst playing strings flawlessly. Truly original entertainment and a joy to watch.

★★★★★ The Telegraph ★★★★★ The Guardian

Ages: 7+

Ages: 7+

Fri 19 Jan 2018 7.30pm Langrick Village Hall PE22 7AN

Thu 18 Jan 2018 7.30pm

07794 507 773

Great Carlton Village Hall LN11 8JU

Sat 20 Jan 2018 7.30pm

01507 450 202

North & South Wheatley Village Hall, South Wheatley DN22 9DL

Fri 19 Jan 2018 7.45pm

01427 880 758

Harmston Memorial Hall LN5 9SN

Fri 26 Jan 2018 7.30pm

01522 722 462

Skegness Grammar School PE25 2QS

LIZ HART MUMMY MONSTER Frank, funny and ferocious, this intimate one-woman theatre show shares the pressures and high anxieties of parenting small children, and the 'bad stuff' that tips parents over the edge. Full of truth, charm, wonder and invention, acted with great finesse, and laced with joyous laughter, beautiful imagery, striking physicality and superb original music, this is an engrossing and accessible drama. Ages: 13+ Fri 26 Jan 2018 7.30pm Billinghay Community Rooms LN4 4HZ 01526 861 165

01754 881 176 23


BECOME A LIVE & LOCAL FRIEND TODAY We have three levels of membership with varying benefits to each level, as outlined below:

Annual Membership Options Silver (£20) ALAW IN CONCERT Great music by a very special acoustic trio that celebrates the Welsh folk tradition; a joyful brew of breath-taking airs, eminently danceable Celtic jigs and delightful traditional song.

‘Quietly reflective gems… uptempo dance pieces.’ Sunday Times

‘Named after the Welsh name for melody, this band of acoustic wizards produce one heck of a rollicking blast of foot stomping Celtic glory… an intoxicating blend of beautiful music that does wonders for the wider appreciation of traditional Welsh music.’

Thank-you on our website and in our e-newsletters; 1 x Buy One Get One Free Ticket Voucher; regular Friends' Newsletters.

Gold (£45) TANGRAM THEATRE THE ELEMENT IN THE ROOM... A clever, heartfelt and highspirited science-theatre show about pioneering, Nobel prizewinning scientist Marie Curie, from the awardwinning John Hinton (not actually a scientist). Replete with big theories, exhilarating experiments, terrible puns, and seriously silly songs, this astonishing show radiates oddball charm and infectious glee. ★★★★ The Times

Thank-you on our website and in our e-newsletters; 2 x Buy One Get One Free Ticket Vouchers; regular Friends' Newsletters; advance season mailings; invitations to Showcase Events; membership of our 'Go And See' (GAS) talent scouting scheme.

Platinum (£75) Thank-you on our website and in our e-newsletters; 3 x Buy One Get One Free Ticket Vouchers; regular Friends' Newsletters; advance season mailings; invitations to Showcase Events; membership of our 'Go And See' (GAS) talent scouting scheme; a free gift; Curated Programming; other occasional special events, invites and benefits. All prices inclusive of VAT. For more information or to become a Friend: join online at or choose a membership option above, complete the form below and return to us with a cheque for the correct amount made payable to Live & Local Ltd. You will then receive a welcome pack in the post.

Ages: 9+


Acoustic Magazine Sat 27 Jan 2018 8pm Ages: 7+

Alford Corn Exchange LN13 9EB

Sat 27 Jan 2018 7.30pm

01507 463 666

North Thoresby Village Hall DN36 5QL

Sun 28 Jan 2018 7.30pm

01472 840 068 / 841 080

Caistor Town Hall LN7 6QU

Sun 28 Jan 2018 7.30pm

01472 851 075


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