EVENTS

Friday 29 September

Wolves are Coming For You : Pentabus Rural Theatre Company & Everyman Theatre Cheltenham

wolves smallAn entertaining and imaginative journey, as community spirit overcomes fear, in this new play by Joel Horwood, that explores just how much wild we are comfortable with. Two world class actors, Stacey Evans and Helena Lymbery, perform multiple roles as they create one extraordinary day in an average British village. Suitable for ages 12 +
Presteigne Assembly Rooms 8pm
Tickets £10 / £7 Courtyard Antiques, The Workhouse & wegottickets.com


Sunday 1 October

The Velvet Violin Cabaret

Laura_CorteseLaura Cortes & The Dance Cards are from the States and play with panache and zing. It’s bold and elegant fare, schooled in the rituals of folk music and backed by grooves that alternately inspire Cajun two-stepping and rock ‘n’ roll swagger. plus Red Ethel and The Quiz.
Presteigne Assembly Rooms 7.30pm Tickets £13 Courtyard
Antiques or 01544 267163
Promoted by Full Circle

Saturday 21 October 

De Temps Antan : Éric Beaudry,
André Brunet & Pierre-Luc Dupuis

De Temps Antan smallUsing fiddle, accordion, harmonica, guitar, bouzouki and a number of other instruments, these former members of La Bottine Souriante, blend boundless energy with the joie de vivre found only in Quebecois music.
Presteigne Assembly Rooms 8pm Tickets £12 Courtyard Antiques, The Workhouse & wegottickets.com


Sunday 29 October

Staging Opera

At the start of Mid Wales Opera’s residency at Presteigne Assembly Rooms rehearsing Walton’s comedy The Bear, Clare Stevens interviews Artistic Directors Richard Studer and Jonathan Lyness. From first designs to final performance discover the
challenges involved in staging professional opera, accompanied by an exhibition of set models and costume.
Presteigne Assembly Rooms 3pm
Tickets £8 Courtyard Antiques, The Workhouse & wegottickets.com
Raising Funds for Mid Border Arts

Saturday 11 November

Team Viking : Tangram Theatre Company
& Supporting Walls

Team Viking - smallThis new show by James Rowland is a blend of story-telling theatre with live music. It’s a comic ode to death and friendship.
Five years ago James’ best friend’s last wish was to be given a full
viking burial. This is the remarkable, hilarious, heart-lifting, captivating and outlandish story of how James actually gave his best mate the send-off he wanted.

Pick of the Edinburgh Festival 2016. To call it a comedy about friendship, mourning and terminal illness – would in no way convey what a joyous thing it is. The Stage
Presteigne Assembly Rooms 8pm Tickets £10 / £7 (12 – 18yrs)
Courtyard Antiques, The Workhouse & wegottickets.com

Saturday 18 November

The Black Kat Boppers

black kat smallA real Rock ’n’ Roll band worthy of the name.
Wow those boys can really play – Damon Albarn
A Full Circle Dance Gig
Presteigne Assembly Rooms 8pm Tickets £13 Courtyard
Antiques or 01544 267163

Saturday 25 November

The Deco Ensemble
DECO_ENSEMBLE smallDeco Ensemble have re-imagined the sound of Astor Piazzolla’s Nuevo Tango, combining classical, jazz, and world music influences. Their exuberant and idiosyncratic repertoire includes works by Belgian modern classical writer Frédéric Devreese, twentieth century Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev, traditional tango master Anibal Troilo, as well as contemporary Argentinian tango artists

Presteigne Assembly Rooms 8pm Tickets £14
Courtyard Antiques, The Workhouse & wegottickets.com

Sunday 26 November

Wildlife Roleplay : Jenny Ogden

Discover a fun way for children and adults alike to learn about our native wildlife. Watch short dramatisations from this fascinating book and gain insights into the lives of dung beetles, pollinating insects, birds and mammals. Books £10 (ideal Christmas gift)
Presteigne Assembly Rooms 3pm
Tickets £2 on the door, Children Free entry
Taster session promoted by Jenny Ogden


Sunday 3 December


The Bear : Mid Wales Opera

Bearimage smallExperience opera like never before with the MWO SmallStages team in William Walton’s hilarious one-act comedy based on Chekhov’s play. The widow, Mme Popova is interrupted from her constant mourning by the arrival of a rough-hewn debt collector. Passions run high and their sparring culminates in a duel – and an unexpected romance. This intimate new production features three singers and five musicians.
A brilliant introduction for audiences new to opera.
Presteigne Assembly Rooms 7pm
£12 Courtyard Antiques, The Workhouse & wegottickets.com

8-9 December

Indian Textiles & Christmas Gifts

indian textile

Presteigne Assembly Rooms 10am – 3pm Free Entry



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