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Booking & Access Booking Book at from Monday 10 March 01722 321744 from Tuesday 11 March (Open Tuesday - Sunday, 10am - 3pm). Tickets may be posted for 50p. Members receive £1 off up to 2 tickets (4 for family members). Concessions are for under 16 year olds, full-time students, over 65 year olds and those claiming disability benefits. Essential Companions go free. Children under 8 must be accompanied. Event tickets may be reserved for up to 4 working days. Refunds and Exchanges only apply if an event is cancelled.

Sign up for a free Loyalty Card We’ll give you 10p back in points for every £1 you spend. 10 tickets later you’ll have enough points for a free ticket... it’s our little gift to you. Look out for double points promotions to double your fun!

Become a Member and save £s Support Salisbury Arts Centre and invest in a creative future from just £24 a year (£36 Family Membership). We'll give you £1 off up to 2 tickets per film or performance (4 tickets for Family Members) and a special Buy 1 Get 1 Free offer each season to say thank you.

Access We are based in the deconsecrated Church building on Bedwin Street, Salisbury, SP1 3UT. College Street and Salt Lane car parks are free after 6pm. There are two Disabled Parking spaces at the rear of the Arts Centre, accessed via Bedwin Street. Buses go from New Canal Street and Endless Street nearby and the train station is just a 15 minute walk away. Public areas are accessible by ramps or lift. A disabled toilet with baby changing facilities is situated on the ground floor. Infrared or Induction Loop systems are available.

In exceptional circumstances we may have to make changes to the planned programme of events. We avoid this wherever possible but we’re afraid we have to reserve the right to do so! Front cover image: Team of the Decades

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"This season plays with the different life stages of art. Palaces and Cabins is still being created by an exciting collaboration of artists. 24 Hour Salisbury will be created by you in an intense art making marathon and Lost will unearth artworks that have been hidden from view for many years.” Fiona Cassidy, Visual Arts Manager


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"Summer is festival season as we prepare for Fest West with Salisbury Playhouse, welcome Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival and present another Hijack All Dayer. We'll also be bringing you tastes of Edinburgh Fringe and some of the finest work we've seen out and about in the last year.” Gemma Okell, Director


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“From iconic artists in Kill Your Darlings to the incredible landscape of the Himalayas in The Epic of Everest, the summer season combines historic interest with a healthy dose of adventure.” Patrick Bliss, Film Programmer


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“In addition to our regular workshops, we have lots to keep little ones entertained this summer, from printing, weaving and felting to animation and a new children's book club!” Melanie Evans, Projects & Administration Co-ordinator

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CafÊ Open Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 3pm Fuel your creativity with delicious food, live music, exhibitions and chat. It’s your space... and children are welcome!

Live Lunches Enjoy free music from 12noon - 2pm. Sunday 13 April - Tim Rea A guitarist and singer with a love for acoustic Folk, Blues, Jazz, Funk and Soul inspired by Paul Simon and James Taylor. Saturday 10 May - Jacques Desfontaines Returning with a trio of top Jazz musicians, Jacques sings songs from the classic era of Jazz and Swing. Sunday 29 June - Pete Christie Brilliant fingerstyle guitar and original songs from "an all-round good chap." (John Peel on Pete Christie)

Saturday 12 July - Jack Harris Folk and Blues inspired song and storytelling adorned with intricate fingerstyle guitar and smoky soulful vocals. Sunday 13 July - Mary Spender A Bristol-based musician whose latest single reached no.4 in the iTunes singer songwriter chart.

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Sunday 27 July - James Daubney A modern approach to the acoustic guitar with essences of Classical roots combined with Flamenco techniques. Sunday 3 August - The Black Feathers An award-winning duo combining an earthy blend of English Folk and American Roots. Sunday 17 August - Blackheart Avant-garde ethereal Folk from an acclaimed duo that combines acoustic instruments, vocals and ancient synthesisers. Saturday 23 August - Isobel Thatcher Blues fused with Pop, Indie, Soul and Ambient influences from Salisbury-born singer songwriter Isobel Thatcher. Sunday 24 August - Solarference A genre-defying mix of electronics and traditional Folk song from an inventive West Country duo.

Background image: Tim Kidner Musicians: Solarference, Blackheart, James Daubney

Live Lunch Special

Evening Platters

Sunday 11 May The FB Pocket Orchestra Tea Dance 2.30pm • Tickets: £5 / £4 (Members £4 / £3)

Available to pre-order for evening events:

Don your dancing shoes: it's time for a Tea Dance! Bringing the elegance of the 1920s to the café, The FB Pocket Orchestra will perform Hot Jazz, Blues, Ragtime and popular dances.

Café LUA Wednesday 9 April 2pm This event is FREE

Homemade Hummus £10 for 2 people / £15 for 4 people Delicious lemon and herb hummus served with garden salad, wholemeal pitta, marinated olives and a lemon twist. Tapas £10 for 2 people / £15 for 4 people Mixed breads, homemade cheese straws, sun blushed tomatoes, feta-stuffed sweet peppers and tortilla chips. Served with balsamic glaze and extra virgin olive oil.

A regular meeting for disabled artists to get together for support, inspiration and discussion. In the April session everyone interested in the arts is invited to an informal discussion and presentation to find out more about the Arts Centre's summer programme.

Mediterranean Mezze £20 for 2 people / £25 for 4 people Roasted chorizo and garlic, sun blushed tomatoes, homemade hummus and crudites, olives, feta-stuffed peppers and salad. Served with balsamic glaze & extra virgin olive oil and mixed breads.

Café LUA will also take place on: Wednesdays 14 May, 11 June and 9 July

Please book through the Box Office at least 24hrs ahead of the event.

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Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 3pm (subject to closure during performances)

Palaces & Cabins

OSR Projects Launch: Thursday 10 April 6.30 - 8.30pm Friday 11 April - Sunday 18 May Palaces and Cabins explores the intersection of public and private space in Salisbury, revealing aspects of the city that are hidden in plain sight. The exhibition acts as an artist's guide to the city, encouraging visitors to look again at the spaces they inhabit. The exhibition was initiated by OSR Projects - an evolving curatorial project encouraging engagement with the world through arts-led activity.

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Anna Maria Sigurjonsdottir

Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival Friday 23 May - Sunday 29 June Anna Maria Sigurjonsdottir's large scale photographs capture the haunting landscape of Iceland in the aftermath of the eruption of the Eyjafjallajรถkull volcano in spring of 2010.

24 Hour Salisbury Friday 30 - Saturday 31 May 12noon - 12noon

24 hours of making and sharing to create a visual interpretation of the city. Everyone in Salisbury is invited to capture their favourite time of day or night using anything from photography to poetry. Activities will take place at NewRED Studios and Salisbury Arts Centre.

Homegrown: Artificial Things

Launch: Wednesday 2 July 5.30 - 7pm • Performance: 7pm Thursday 3 July - Sunday 17 August Every year we invite our talented workshop participants and leaders, staff and resident artists to take part in Homegrown. Designed to showcase the incredible work created here each year, the exhibition will feature everything from ceramics to film and animation. This year's theme is Artificial Things, which has sparked all kinds of ideas and exciting collaborations.


Launch: Wednesday 20 August 6 - 8pm Featuring a live performance and film screening by David O'Connor Thursday 21 August Sunday 28 September What if you could unpick history? Lost is an exhibition of 'lost' artworks from the 20th Century, an artistic archaeology of the recent past. The show explores the idea that what gets written into art history may only be the tip of the iceberg. It delves beneath the surface to a mass of overlooked and forgotten possibilities and creations.

For performance details see page 24. Image: David O'Connor

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Celebrating South West talent, in association with Salisbury Playhouse and Trowbridge Arts.

The Story Exchange Theatre Rush Monday 7 April

Roaming the city streets from 2.30pm This event is FREE

THEATRE As part of Fest West, The Story Exchange will be roaming around the streets of Salisbury with its bonkers writing desk. Joined by young people from Salisbury, it will wheel its barrow down streets broad and narrow creating joyful interruptions with whoever it meets. Catch it to make a Technology Free Tweet, add a word to its Tall Tale, play a super silly game of Consequences and maybe even rewrite the ending to Titanic (and see it reenacted before your eyes)!

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Once Upon a Time in a Western Le Navet Bête Wednesday 9 April 8pm (bar open 7.15pm)

Tickets: £12 / £10 concessions (Members: £11 / £9)

THEATRE A fast-paced journey across the Wild West with live music, physical comedy and pistols at dawn. The clink clink clink of spurs echoes through the theatre. The saloon door creaks open... Welcome to Kidneystone. Expect a hilarious show complete with a gang of inflatable Mexican baddies.

Images from top: Tom Craine and Little Artist Big Painting

Tom Craine & Joz Norris

Friday 11 April 8pm (bar open 7.15pm) Tickets: £11 / £9 concessions (Members: £10 / £8)

COMEDY Tom Craine's 'Crying on a Waltzer' is a comedy look at everything from being best friends with your ex to eating off Margaret Thatcher's face. Joz Norris grew up in Salisbury. 'Awkward Prophet' takes you on a journey through everything that feels special to him including his decision to bury a woman up to her neck in rocks because he thought it was romantic.

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Commotion Dance Saturday 12 April 10.30am, 12.30pm & 2.30pm This event is FREE FAMILY A fun show full of magical movement, daring dance and paint!

Altar Club

Saturday 12 April 8pm (bar open 7.30pm) Tickets: £5 in advance / £6 on the door (Members: £4 / £5 on the door) MUSIC A special South West themed Altar Club music night featuring More Like Trees and The Stone Donkey Pilots. More Like Trees is a 3-piece acoustic act, drawing on a range of musical influences to create 'Strum & Bass', combining traditional techniques to create fresh twists on modern genres.

Watch as the dancers create a larger than life painting through a colourful mixture of dance, paint and music. This playful and intriguing dance will take place outdoors – April showers allowing – and there will be a chance for your little artists to create their own big painting with the dancers at the end. Suitable for children under 5 and their families. Please come dressed for painting!

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Magic Lantern

Tuesday 15 April 7.30pm (bar open 7.15pm) This event is FREE


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A friendly gathering of filmmakers and film fans for screenings, masterclasses and networking.

Hijack Open Mic Thursday 17 April 5 - 7pm

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West talent without including some of the incredible work that's created right here in Salisbury. Scriptwriters Doo Dah, Magic Lantern and Hijack Open Mic are events that we run year round to showcase the work of talented writers, filmmakers and young performers.

This event is FREE

MUSIC An open stage for young performers, from musicians to comedians, to showcase their talent.


Scriptwriters Doo Dah Sharing Sunday 13 April 7pm (bar open 6.30pm)

Tickets: £5 (Members: £4)

THEATRE A showcase of new writing talent from our very own Scriptwriters Doo Dah. Come along to enjoy script-in-hand readings performed by professional actors. Image: Scriptwriters Doo Dah

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Impermanence Dance Theatre

Friday 18 April 8pm (bar open 6.45pm)

Wednesday 23 April 8pm (bar open 7.15pm)

Tickets: £12 / £10 concessions (Members: £11 / £9)

Tickets: £12 / £10 concessions (Members: £11 / £9)



“Cinematic, breathtaking and beautiful” ***** Songlines Folk meets Minimalist Classical and Dance music as festival stars Spiro present their own uniquely English sound. The genre-defying four-piece unites musicians from backgrounds as diverse as Classical and Punk in a thrilling musical adventure. Tunes collide with rhythms and counter melodies to create a powerhouse of sound featuring violin, mandolin, accordion and guitar.

Imagine a dance company that tours like a band with different sets for different places. Each time Impermanence Dance Theatre performs the piece is unique and alive with beauty, poetry, physical mastery and humour. It tells a story of love, hate, jealousy, fear and anything else the human condition reveals. May contain nudity and strong language.

Ploughman's platter bookable in advance.

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A unique performance never seen before and never to be seen again.

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Barnstormers Comedy

Friday 25 April 8.30pm (bar open 7.45pm) Tickets: £12 / £11 concessions / £14 on the door (Members: £11 / £10 / £13 on the door) COMEDY Ending your month with a healthy dose of laughter, Barnstormers Comedy brings you three great comedians from the London comedy circuit introduced by a guest compere. Suitable for over 18s. Not for the easily offended!

Kid Carpet: Blast Off

Saturday 26 April 11am Tickets: £7.50 / £6.50 concessions / £24 family of 4 (Members: £6.50 / £5.50 / £20 family ticket for family members) FAMILY A super duper adventure around a rock'n'roll musical universe with Kid Carpet and his superstar band of toys. Enjoy lots of laughs, silliness and live music as they blast into outer space and encounter noisy planets, cheesed-off nursery rhyme characters and shooting stars. Watch out for flying ping pong balls! Recommended for ages 4+.

Image: Kid Carpet

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Sid's Show

Tuesday 15 April 11am & 2pm Tickets: £7.50 / £6.50 concessions / £24 family of 4 (Members: £6.50 / £5.50 / £20 family ticket for family members) FAMILY An exciting adventure with CBeebies' Sid Sloane full of games, songs and magic for ages 3 - 7 years.

Love Hurts Actually Monkey Poet Saturday 3 May 8pm (bar open 7.15pm) Tickets: £12 / £10 concessions (Members: £11 / £9) THEATRE/COMEDY The unofficial sequel to the hit film. Join Emma Thompson as she hosts a dinner party for Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon and Liam Neeson.

Join Sid on a heroic quest to find out where in the world his favourite socks and shoes have got to.

Class collides in this one man farce directed by Andy McQuade and NOT written by Richard Curtis.

Delve to the bottom of the sea, to the depths of the jungle and float in outer space. You’ll meet funny characters and discover lots of surprises along the way.

Complete with a bonus stand-up show, it's another hilarious evening with the marvellous Monkey Poet.

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Big Band Brunch

Matilda and Me

Enjoy music from the Girls Only Jazz Orchestra. Performing Swing classics and fresh new hits, this group will blow you away with its Big Band sound.

"Matilda is my Grandma. She migrated from Jamaica to England in 1962. Now all of her memories have faded. I need to remember for her, for me, for us." Ria Hartley

Sunday 4 May 12noon Tickets: £5.50 / £4.50 concessions (Members: £4.50 / £3.50) MUSIC/CAFÉ

Top it off with an equally big breakfast from the café's special brunch menu.

Ria Hartley Wednesday 7 May 8pm (bar open 7.15pm) Tickets: £12 / £10 concessions (Members: £11 / £9) THEATRE

A politically charged story of two islands and two women, fifty years apart. A woman makes a decision that will change the course of her family's future. Five decades later this performance explores the consequences across three generations. A story of migration and cultural identity, Matilda and Me weaves together storytelling, dubpoetry, live art and Reggae music.

Image: Matilda and Me

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Recommended age 16+

Image: Iain Stirling, Edinburgh Comedy Preview

Graham Gouldman's Heart Full of Songs

Edinburgh Comedy Preview

Tickets: £20 / £18 concessions (Members: £19 / £17)

Tickets: £9 / £7 concessions / £24 when you book all 3 Edinburgh Comedy Previews / £18 concessions (Members: £8 / £6)

Thursday 8 May 8pm (bar open 7.15pm) MUSIC

A special acoustic show from 10cc's Graham Gouldman and band. Graham Gouldman is one of pop music's finest songwriters and has been writing hits since the Sixties for The Yardbirds, The Hollies, 10cc and more. Expect 10cc classics such as I'm Not In Love, pre-10cc hits such as Look Through Any Window (The Hollies), songs from his recent solo album and a few surprises! Kindly supported by Salisbury Arts Centre Business Members

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Friday 9 May 8pm (bar open 7.15pm)

COMEDY Enjoy a taste of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival right here in Salisbury. Join Scottish comedian, writer and television presenter Iain Stirling and Chortle Award Winner Phil Wang to witness a special preview of the shows they're taking to the Fringe. Be one step ahead of the Fringe crowd; see them here first! Edinburgh Comedy Previews will also take place on: Thursday 19 June and Friday 18 July 15

Team of the Decades

Our Fathers

6pm & 7pm (café bar open 5.30pm) Tickets: £5 or joint ticket with 'Our Fathers' £15 / £13 concessions (Members: £4 / £14 / £12)

8pm (café bar open 5.30pm) Tickets: £12 / £10 concessions (Members: £11 / £9)

Will Dickie Wednesday 14 May

THEATRE An interactive outdoor performance about father and son and life on the pitch. For his 30th birthday, Will Dickie's Dad bought him a purple American Football Helmet. He doesn't play but when he put the helmet on and walked through town he became team Captain. He has talked to his Dad, interviewed his P.E. teacher and now he's inviting you to join him out on the pitch... where strong men hide their weaknesses. Will's coach will escort you from Salisbury Arts Centre to "the pitch". There's only room for ten on his team so book early to avoid being stuck on the bench.

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Babakas Wednesday 14 May

THEATRE "Unforgettable" The Observer An award-winning portrait of fatherhood by international company Babakas. Mike's dead dad's friend's daughter wants him to father her child. His boyfriend Bert isn't convinced. Their housemate Sofia needs to find a man before it's too late, but her dad keeps getting in the middle. Comedy and unforgettable emotion combine in a story that relates to us all. Recommended age 16+ Theatre Suppers bookable in advance. Post show panel discussion on the theme 'Thinking About Our Fathers'.

Altar Club

Magic Lantern

8pm (bar open 7.30pm) Tickets: £5 in advance / £6 on the door (Members: £4 / £5 on the door)

7.30pm (bar open 7.15pm) This event is FREE

Saturday 17 May

MUSIC Altar Club is a blasting series of Ska, Reggae, Indie, Pop and Punk bringing you live bands and alternative DJ sets until midnight. For May Altar Club we welcome back Brit Reggae band By The Rivers. Formed in 2010 by Leicester lads Nile Barrow and Jordan Birtles, By The Rivers is inspired by all genres of music and performs catchy songs in a Reggae style. Tipped as one of the '5 future stars of the Pyramid Stage' by BBC Glastonbury, the band is making a stir in the British music scene and 2014 is set to be a big year. Altar Club will also take place on: Saturday 28 June Image: By The Rivers, Altar Club

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Tuesday 20 May FILM/CAFÉ

A regular gathering of filmmakers and film fans for screenings, masterclasses and networking. Magic Lantern will also take place on: Tuesdays 17 June and 15 July

Hijack Open Mic Thursday 22 May 5 - 7pm This event is FREE

MUSIC An open stage for young performers to share their talents from music to poetry and comedy. Turn up early to grab a slot or email to sign up in advance. Hijack Open Mic will also take place on: Thursday 26 June 17

Diary April

Saturday 5 MET Opera: Puccini's La Bohème opera 28 Monday 7 The Story Exchange theatre 8 Tuesday 8 RSPB talks 35 Wednesday 9 Café LUA café 5 Wednesday 9 Once Upon A Time in a Western theatre 8 Thursday 10 Palaces & Cabins Launch exhibitions 6 Friday 11 Tom Craine & Joz Norris comedy 9 Saturday 12 Little Artist Big Painting family 9 Saturday 12 Altar Club music 9 Sunday 13 Live Lunch: Tim Rea music/café 4 Sunday 13 Scriptwriters Doo Dah Sharing theatre 10 Sunday 13 Kill Your Darlings film 28 Tuesday 15 Sid's Show family 13 Tuesday 15 Magic Lantern film/café 10 Thursday 17 Hijack Open Mic music 10 Friday 18 Spiro music 11 Wednesday 23 Impermanence Dance Theatre dance 11 Friday 25 Barnstormers Comedy comedy 12 Saturday 26 Kid Carpet: Blast Off family 12 Saturday 26 MET Opera: Mozart's Così Fan Tutte opera 28


Thursday 1 The Broken Circle Breakdown film 28 Saturday 3 Love Hurts Actually theatre/comedy 13 Sunday 4 Big Band Brunch music/café 14 Tuesday 6 Roddy Woomble independent 35 Wednesday 7 Matilda and Me theatre 14 Thursday 8 Graham Gouldman's Heart Full of Songs music 15 Friday 9 Edinburgh Comedy Preview comedy 15 Saturday 10 Live Lunch: Jacques Desfontaines music/café 4 Saturday 10 MET Opera: Rossini's Cenerentola opera 28 Sunday 11 Live Lunch: FB Pocket Orchestra Tea Dance music/café 5 Tuesday 13 RSPB talks 35 Wednesday 14 Café LUA café 5 Wednesday 14 Team of the Decades theatre 16 Wednesday 14 Our Fathers theatre 16 Thursday 15 Nebraska film 28 Saturday 17 Eleanor's Secret family film 28 Saturday 17 Altar Club music 17 Tuesday 20 Magic Lantern film/café 17 Thursday 22 Hijack Open Mic music 17 Friday 23 May - Saturday 7 June

Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival

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Wednesday 11 Café LUA café 5 Friday 13 & Beerex beer festival 22 Saturday 14 Sunday 15 Eminor independent 35 Tuesday 17 Magic Lantern film/café 17 Thursday 19 Edinburgh Comedy Preview comedy 22 Sunday 22 Shooglenifty music 22 Thursday 26 Hijack Open Mic music 17 Saturday 28 A Real Fairy Story family 23 Saturday 28 Altar Club music 17 Sunday 29 Live Lunch: Pete Christie music/café 4


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Homegrown Performance The Patience Stone Abnormally Funny People Moon Man Café LUA The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band Live Lunch: Jack Harris Live Lunch: Mary Spender The Epic of Everest Magic Lantern Edinburgh Comedy Preview Salisbury Concert Band Kiss the Water Practice at Bridport Arts Centre Hijack All Dayer Live Lunch: James Daubney In Our Place


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Sunday 3 Live Lunch: The Black Feathers music/café Thursday 7 National Playday family Friday 15 & Summer Stage theatre Saturday 16 Sunday 17 Live Lunch: Blackheart music/café Wednesday 20 Lost Launch exhibitions Thursday 21 The Lunchbox film Saturday 23 Live Lunch: Isobel Thatcher music/café Sunday 24 Live Lunch: Solarference music/café

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Friday 23 May - Saturday 7 June Please visit for full listings of all events and see what takes your fancy. Events co-promoted with Salisbury Arts Centre

Logic of Nothing PanGottic Circus Theatre Tuesday 3 June 7.30pm (bar open 6.45pm) Tickets: ÂŁ12 / ÂŁ10 under 16s

CIRCUS THEATRE A Heath Robinson-inspired piece of non-verbal circus theatre exploring the relationship between man, circus and contraption. Welcome to the world of Oscar Boffin: a slightly obsessive compulsive hoarder and inventor who has filled his home with gadgets to make life easier (or harder depending on how well they work). With a live soundtrack, Logic of Nothing is an exciting blend of clown, juggling, magic and invention. Suitable for adults and young people aged 10+ (accompanied by an adult).

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Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Clerke and Joy Friday 6 June 8pm (bar open 7.15pm)

Saturday 7 June 2pm Tickets: £5

Tickets: £15



A funny and deadly serious show about eruption, tension and letting go... set on a massive pile of volcanic ash.

The friendliest of discos for parents and under 5s. DJ Monski Mouse brings high-energy smiling to Salisbury. Her team will have your heads and shoulders, knees and toes bopping along to lashings of retro dance tracks, pop favourites and funky nursery rhymes.

Volcano is part performance, part lecture and part school science experiment. It follows the story of a pilot's personal eruption whilst grounded during the Icelandic Eyjafjallajökull volcano ash cloud in April 2010.

Get your disco-dancing-booties on and come and join us to celebrate the end of another great Festival.

It uses lo-fi props to recreate gigantic events and gigantic events to illuminate small lives with pathos and a deep sense of life's absurdity.

Suitable for ages 0 - 5 accompanied by an adult

Also taking place at Salisbury Arts Centre... Literature including Jim Baggott, David and Hilary Crystal, Saul David, Anna Whitelock, Robert Sackville-West, Leo Johnson, John Carey, Mark Bostridge and Joanna Kavenna. Music including Listen To Us 2, North Sea Folk. Comedy including Inspector Norse, Luke Wright and Mark Steel.

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Friday 13 & Saturday 14 June Friday 6.30 - 11pm Saturday 11am - 3.30pm and 6.30 - 11pm Tickets: £10 per session

BEER FESTIVAL Music, merriment and a selection of over sixty of the finest real ales and ciders: it's the annual Beer Festival and your first half pint is free!

Edinburgh Comedy Preview Thursday 19 June 8pm (bar open 7.15pm)

Tickets: £9 / £7 concessions (Members: £8 / £6)

COMEDY BBC Impractical Joker Paul McCaffrey and comedian and radio presenter Matt Forde test out their new shows in preparation for the Edinburgh Fringe. Image: Shooglenifty

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Sunday 22 June 8pm (bar open 7.15pm) Tickets: £14 / £12 concessions (Members: £13 / £11)

MUSIC "This is tradition standing on its head... doing cartwheels and pole vaulting over every barrier in sight..." The Irish Times

Heritage and hedonism collide in a fiery and infectious blend of Celtic traditional music and dance grooves. A supremely dexterous and witty live band, Shooglenifty has become a worldwide hit for its unique blend of "hypno-folkadelic ambient trad". Expect rhythmic dance-inducing music featuring acoustic and electric guitars, banjo, mandolin, bass, percussion, drums and darabuka.

A Real Fairy Story Ripstop Theatre Saturday 28 June

11am & 2.30pm Tickets: £7.50 / £6.50 concessions / £24 family of 4 (Members: £6.50 / £5.50 / £20 family ticket for family members)

FAMILY A show full of comedy, shadow puppetry, wonder, mayhem and close encounters of the fairy kind. Mrs Buttersnap is an expert on fairies but she has never even seen one! With the help of an assortment of gadgets and her wise cat she finds herself in fairyland where all is not well. Join her on a journey into another realm to find out how she can help the fairies and capture one in a photograph. Suitable for 3 - 7 year olds

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Homegrown Wednesday 2 July

7pm (bar open 5.30pm) This event is FREE but ticket required

COMMUNITY A celebration of the growing talent emerging from Salisbury Arts Centre. Come along and enjoy a wide-ranging showcase of work by our many talented workshop leaders, participants, staff and resident artists. Explore the Homegrown exhibition (see page 7) and watch taster performances of dance, new writing and film arising from Salisbury Arts Centre workshops, on the theme of Artificial Things.

Image: Abnormally Funny People

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The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band

Edinburgh Comedy Preview

8pm (bar open 7.15pm) Tickets: £12 / £10 concessions (Members: £11 / £9)

8pm (bar open 7.15pm) Tickets: £9 / £7 concessions (Members: £8 / £6)



A raucous night of fingerpickin' and scrubboard scratchin' from the legendary Reverend Peyton and his Country, Blues and Rockabilly trio.

Dry and poetical Welsh stand-up Tommy Rowson and award-winning comic Gareth Richards conclude our Edinburgh Comedy Previews.

Friday 11 July

The Big Damn Band features the vocals and incredible finger picking guitar style of "Reverend" Josh Peyton, his wife Breezy Peyton on washboard and vocals and Aaron Persinger on drums. Telling it like it is, Reverend Peyton conjures the sound of such greats as Son House and Charley Patton. Expect a blazing night of music with a big damn sound!

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Friday 25 July 5.30pm This event is FREE, ticket required

THEATRE/DANCE Our performance scratch night is out on the road. Join us at Bridport Arts Centre to discover new Dance and Theatre work in development. Image: Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band

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Hijack All Dayer Upstarts Saturday 26 July

12noon until late This event is FREE MUSIC Salisbury's largest Youth Arts Festival returns with bands, comedy and loads of great workshops to take part in. With bunting, barbecues and bags of music, it's the perfect festival for ages 13 - 21. To get involved, email

In Our Place Wednesday 30 July

8pm (bar open 7.15pm) This event is FREE but ticket required COMMUNITY A multi-media performance that brings to life the soul of a Wiltshire military community. Directed by Big State Theatre's Mark Bishop and featuring dance, video, original music and verbatim theatre, In Our Place offers original perspectives on identity and belonging.

Summer Stage

Friday 15 & Saturday 16 August Friday 7.30pm (bar open 6.45pm) Saturday 6.30pm (bar open 5.45pm) Tickets: ÂŁ6 (Members: ÂŁ5) THEATRE A multi-media performance on the theme of 'Artificial Things' created by a talented group of young people during a two-week residency.

12noon - 4pm This event is FREE FAMILY

Summer Stage brings together budding young actors, musicians and technicians to create a performance from scratch. Led by professionals from Salisbury Arts Centre and Salisbury Playhouse, how inventive can they be?

Come and see us at Salisbury City Council's Playday celebrations at Wyndham Park Open Space (behind the Arts Centre). There'll be fun for all ages.

If you're aged 11 - 18 years and would like to take part, email Free placements available for Assistants (18+).

National Playday Thursday 7 August

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Save £s; enjoy life more We believe arts make life more fun. They spark creativity and give people the confidence to fly. So... we’ve come up with a couple of ways for you to enjoy more arts: Become a Member from just £24 per year (£36 Family) Enjoy loyalty card benefits plus £1 off up to 2 tickets for every Salisbury Arts Centre film or performance (4 tickets for Family Members) and café discounts. Your visits will be cheaper and your financial support will help us present more arts. That’s what we call a win win situation!

To become a member, sign up at box office or call 01722 343020 or email E Image: Jared Thompson

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Film & Live in HD If you can't wait for the full screenings, catch a preview at with trailers of all our forthcoming films.

The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

Tickets: £16 / £14 concessions (Members: £15 / £13) Doors open 45 minutes prior to the performance Join us to launch this trio of summer operas in style with a sparkling Gala night on Saturday 5 April from 5.15pm for...

Puccini’s La Bohème Saturday 5 April 5.55pm

A moving story of young love starring Anita Hartig as Mimi with Vittorio Grigolo as her passionate lover Rodolfo.

Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte Saturday 26 April 5.55pm

Mozart's beloved opera about testing the ties of love, conducted by Music Director James Levine.

Rossini’s La Cenerentola Saturday 10 May 5.55pm Members: Buy 1 Get 1 Free

Rossini's Cinderella-inspired opera is conducted by Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi and stars mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato in the title role.

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Kill Your Darlings (15) Sunday 13 April • 7.30pm

A biographical drama starring Daniel Radcliffe as Beat Generation icon Allen Ginsberg.

The Broken Circle Breakdown (15)

Thursday 1 May • 7.30pm A story of passionate love and faith infused with the sounds of Bluegrass.

Nebraska (15)

Thursday 15 May • 7.30pm A touching and funny road movie that paints an intimate black and white portrait of a father-son relationship.

Eleanor's Secret (U) Saturday 17 May • 11am

An animated adventure centred around a magical world of books.

Image: The Broken Circle Breakdown

Nordic Noir Night (15):

Jar City, Hour of the Lynx & Insomnia Saturday 31 May • 7pm, 9pm & 11pm Tickets: £8 per film or £15 for all 3 A trio of the best Nordic crime drama with an introduction to the genre by Barry Forshaw, author of 'Nordic Noir: A Pocket Essential Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction, Film & TV'.

The Patience Stone (15) Thursday 3 July • 7.30pm

Based on the novel by Afghan-born Atiq Rahimi, The Patience Stone is a bold and uplifting story of one woman’s resolve to break free from silence and oppression.

Moon Man (U)

Saturday 5 July • 11am A quirky children's animation about the Moon Man's ride to earth on a comet.

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The Epic of Everest (U) Sunday 13 July • 7.30pm

A remarkable film record of the legendary Everest expedition of 1924, newly restored by the BFI National Archive.

Kiss the Water (PG)

Tuesday 22 July • 7.30pm A seamless blend of cinematic documentary and hand-painted animation telling the story of a woman's passion for the magical art of creating fishing flies.

The Lunchbox (PG)

Thursday 21 August • 7.30pm A delicious feel-good romance of crossed wires and swapped lunches.

Tickets: £7 / £4 family films (Members: £6 /£3 family films) unless stated. For full details of these films please pick up a Film Brochure or explore 29

workshop courses Creative Writing Wednesdays 7 - 9pm 30 April - 9 July (not 28 May)

Writing for Stage with Angie Street • £87 (includes ticket to performance of Matilda & Me) A ten week course for adults: learn or develop the techniques of playwriting, examining extracts from contemporary plays and using writing exercises to free your creativity.

Arts & Crafts Mondays 7 - 9pm 28 April - 14 July (not 5 & 26 May)

Feltmaking with Suzie Gutteridge • £79 (plus materials) A ten week course for adults: try out different felting techniques and make jewellery, bowls, bags and gifts.

Tuesdays 6.30 - 9pm Pottery with Mirka Golden-Hann • £110 (plus materials) 22 April - 24 June A ten week course for adults: try throwing, coiling, decorating and glazing with resident ceramicist Mirka Golden-Hann. Wednesdays 6.30 - 9.30pm Pottery with Jennie Gilbert • £130 (plus materials) 30 April - 9 July A ten week course for adults: learn and develop your pottery (not 4 June) skills in a fun and relaxed three hour pottery class. Thursdays 9.30am - 12.30pm 24 April - 26 June

Thursdays 4 - 6pm 24 April - 26 June

Thursdays 6.45 - 9.15pm 24 April - 22 May

Pottery with Mirka Golden-Hann • £130 (plus materials) A ten week course for adults: try throwing, coiling, decorating and glazing with resident ceramicist Mirka Golden-Hann. Youth Pottery with Mirka Golden-Hann • £90 (plus materials) A ten week course for young people aged 10+ years: add to your Arts Award or just enjoy developing new creative skills. Life Sculpture with Charlotte Moreton • £73 (plus materials) A five week course for adults: work with a model to create a portrait head in clay.

24 April - 26 June

Pottery with Mirka Golden-Hann • £95 (plus materials) A ten week course for adults: try throwing, decorating and glazing in this friendly course.

Fridays 10 - 10.45am

Pre-school Pottery with Mirka Golden-Hann • £26

25 April - 23 May

(plus materials)

Thursdays 7 - 9pm

A five week course for children aged 3 - 5 years, accompanied by an adult: play with clay and explore creativity.

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Arts & Crafts continued Saturdays 9 - 10.45am 26 April - 28 June

Saturdays 10.15 - 11am A: 26 April - 24 May B: 7 June - 5 July

Pottery with Mirka Golden-Hann • £85 (plus materials) A ten week course for children aged 7+ years: enjoy exploring clay in this fun pottery course. Smarties with Sharon Kearley • £25 A five week course for children aged 1 - 3 years, accompanied by an adult: enjoy exploring art and craft.

Saturdays 11am - 12.45pm Pottery with Mirka Golden-Hann • £85 (plus materials) 26 April - 28 June A ten week course for children aged 7+ years: enjoy exploring clay in this fun pottery course.


Dance Mondays 7.10 - 8.10pm 28 April - 14 July (not 5 & 26 May)

Tuesdays 2 - 2.45pm 29 April - 8 July (not 27 May)

Tuesdays 3.45 - 4.30pm 29 April - 8 July (not 27 May)

Tuesdays 4.35 - 5.20pm 29 April - 8 July (not 27 May)

Tuesdays 5.30 - 6.30pm 29 April - 8 July (not 27 May)

Adult Contemporary Dance • £60 A ten week course for adults: enjoy learning the skills of contemporary dance and have a go at choreography in this friendly class for all experience levels. Early Years Dance with Jacinta Landon • £45 A ten week course for children aged 3 - 4 years, accompanied by an adult: enjoy getting active in this class designed to expand the minds and bodies of young children. Little Street Spirit with Jacinta Landon • £45 A ten week course for children aged 4 - 6 years, already at school: learn a short routine and enjoy moving to music. Street Spirit 1 with Jacinta Landon • £45 A ten week course for children aged 7 - 10 years: develop contemporary and street dance skills with a short routine. Street Spirit 2 with Jacinta Landon • £52 A ten week course for young people aged 11 - 14 years: develop your dance and imaginative choreographic skills in this class fusing street and contemporary dance.

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youth companies

Mondays 5.30 - 7pm 28 April - 14 July (not 5 & 26 May)

Jigsaw Youth Dance Company • £79 by audition only. Next auditions September 2014. A ten week course for young people aged 14 - 18 years: develop your dance and performance skills as part of our very own youth dance company.

Tuesdays 4.30 - 6pm

UpstARTS • FREE A creative panel of young people aged 13 - 19 years: take part in planning and managing events for young people, including Hijack Open Mic, Hijack All Dayer and Hijack Radio.

Wednesdays 4 - 6pm

Young Curators with Suzie Gutteridge • £63 A weekly workshop group for young people aged 13 - 19 years: learn about exhibition design and event management and create high profile exhibitions.

30 April - 16 July (not 28 May)

Wednesdays 4.30 - 6pm 30 April - 9 July (not 28 May)

Thursdays 4.30 - 6pm 1 May - 10 July (not 29 May)

Thursdays 5.15 - 6.45pm 1 May - 10 July (not 29 May)

Young Filmmakers with Matthew Dean • £63 A ten week course for young people aged 10 - 13 years: get your first taste of filmmaking action, learning exciting camera tricks and creating fun stories for the big screen. Filmmakers Anonymous with Simon Davison • £63 A ten week course for young people aged 13 - 19 years: work behind the camera, act in a film or help out on set. This is your chance to unleash your inner Spielberg. Seesaw Youth Dance Feeder Company • £63 A ten week course for young people aged 12 - 16 years: develop your dance and choreographic skills in preparation for auditioning for Jigsaw, Salisbury Youth Dance Company.

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one-off workshops Craft Club

Tuesdays 15 April, 6 & 20 May, 3 & 17 June, 1 & 15 July 11am - 12noon • FREE Free craft sessions open to everyone: Craft Club is a nationwide initiative to get people crafting. Enjoy knitting, stitching and crochet in a relaxed atmosphere.

Impermanence Dance Theatre Workshop

Tuesday 22 April 6.30 - 8.30pm • FREE when booked with performance ticket A collaborative dance theatre session with members of the company: open to all, especially those from a non-dance background.

Matilda and Me Writing Workshop with Angie Street Thursday 8 May 7 - 9pm • £8 / £20 including a performance ticket A fun workshop for adults based on Ria Hartley's performance of Matilda and Me (see page 14): look at how Ria conveyed emotion, memory and images and try these techniques in your own poetry, letters or monologue.

Life Sculpture with Charlotte Moreton

Sunday 11 May 10am - 4pm £35 (plus materials) A creative workshop for adults: spend a day working with a life model and some clay, and learn some figure sculpture techniques from anatomy to expression. Suitable for beginners and those with more experience.

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Imagination Adventures Book Club

Wednesdays 30 July and 20 August, 10.15 – 11am • FREE A book club for children aged 3 - 7 years: enjoy stories, book swapping and borrowing from a unique library of books. Places are limited. E:

Raku with Andy Mason

Specialist courses for all abilities led by nationally renowned potter Andy Mason. Freely translated from Japanese as 'enjoyment', Raku is a dramatic kiln firing process that quickly reveals the art and alchemy of ceramics. Try making and firing ceramics using this exciting method.

Raku for Adults

Monday 4 & Tuesday 5 August 6 - 9pm, Friday 8 August 6 - 9pm Firing: Saturday 9 August 10am - 1pm • £80

Raku for Young People aged 12+

Monday 4 & Tuesday 5 August 2 - 5pm, Friday 8 August 2 - 5pm Firing: Saturday 9 August 2 - 5pm • £80

Creative Clay with Andy Mason

Wednesday 6 August 10am - 4pm • £30 A fun course for ages 7 and over: join visiting artist Andy Mason to explore modelling and hand building with clay. NB: Firing can be arranged in September subject to a firing fee. 33

Thank you An Animated Experience with Matthew Dean

Wednesday 30 July - Friday 1 August 10am - 4pm • £85 An animation short course for ages 10 and over: play with storyboarding, set design, camera angles and lighting to create a short animated film.

Printing with Sharon Kearley

Tuesday 19 August 10am - 1pm • £15 A creative day for 8 - 13 year olds: Explore basic textile design skills from wax resist to stencilling and black printing. You'll work initially on paper before printing a finished design on fabric.

Weaving with Sharon Kearley

Wednesday 20 August 10am - 1pm • £15 A fun workshop for 8 - 13 year olds: try weaving on peg looms and working with weave techniques off the loom. Explore a range of media from ribbons and feathers to rafia and wire to create a sculpture, woollen pot, tapestry or scarf.

Felted Creatures with Sharon Kearley

We would like to say a huge thank you to the following for their generous support: Business Members: Anokaa Restaurant Bassets Batt Broadbent The Cathedral Hotel City Cabs Salisbury Clarity Copiers D Phillips Insurance Brokers Ltd Fawcetts Chartered Accountants Fletcher and Partners Hugh Davies and Co Innovate Product Design Ltd Knight Security Solutions Naim Audio Ltd Salisbury Newspapers Sarum College Sarum Colourview Signs in Motion Ltd Smith & Williamson Spire Flooring Total Foot Health Trinity Photography Wessex Care Whitehead Vizard Solicitors Wilsons Law

Core Funders:

Thursday 21 August 10am - 12noon £10 A day of animal fun for 4 - 7 year olds: create your own animal using a stone and wet felting techniques. From Hipporaffes to Rhinophants, let your imagination run wild.

Members and Family Members St Edmund’s Arts Trust is a company limited by guarantee trading as Salisbury Arts Centre: Registration No. 1412263, incorporated in Wales. It is also a registered charity: No. 1023945

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Independent Events Iyengar Yoga with Susan Stephenson

Tuesdays from 22 April 7 - 8.30pm • £8.50 per session T: Susan on 01722 413633 E:

Iyengar Yoga with Jackie Matthews (formerly Lynch)

Mondays from 28 April (excluding bank holidays) 10.30am - 12noon Tuesdays from 22 April 10 - 11.30am • £8 per session T: Jackie Matthews on 01722 336577 E:

Roddy Woomble

Memory & Imagination

Saturday 21 June 10am - 4pm £55 per person, £45 Kingfisher members A one day creative writing workshop with the Kingfisher writers' group exploring poetry and some free writing and prose.

Kindness Theatre Show Saturday 10 May 8pm (doors open 7.30pm) £8 / £6 concessions

Award-winning comedian and failed Buddhist monk Sam Brady explores his struggle to become a "good person" and asks why KINDNESS is so undervalued. Heart-warming, thought-provoking, soulsearching comedy.

RSPB: The Great Bustard by David Kjaer

Tuesday 6 May 8pm (bar open 7.30pm) £16

Tuesday 8 April 7.30pm

Celtic crackerjack and Idlewild frontman Roddy Woomble and the brilliant Jen Ord present an unmissable evening of Folk music.

Tuesday 13 May 7.30pm

Salsa & La Rueda with Keen Dance

Saturday 10 May 10.30am - 12.30pm Saturday 12 July 10.30am - 12.30pm £10 in advance, £10.95 on the door Enjoy couples' Salsa and group La Rueda with qualified teachers and groups for beginners and intermediate-advanced. No partner needed, just a sense of fun!

T: Melanie on 01264 980556 E:

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Owls Owls Owls by Chris Ward Café bar open 7pm £4 RSPB Group Members, £5 Non-Group Members, Under 16s FREE (on the door only). E:

Salisbury Concert Band

Saturday 19 July 7pm (bar open 6.15pm) £5 adults, £2.50 under 18s 65 wind, brass and percussion players present an exciting programme of music from West End, Silver Screen, Broadway and Concert Hall. 35


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