LEISURE: Chicago comes to the Octagon – thanks to the Yeovil Youth Theatre group

LEISURE: Chicago comes to the Octagon – thanks to the Yeovil Youth Theatre group

Posted: 20th November 2019
MEMBERS of the Yeovil Youth Theatre are set to take to the stage of the Octagon Theatre with their latest musical production of Chicago. The show runs from tonight (Wednesday, November 20) through to Saturday (November 23) and – having seen the dress rehearsal last night – it is going to be an amazing show for the audience to enjoy. This full-length musical has been…

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LEISURE: Cider and Cheese Festival will be packed with flavour

LEISURE: Cider and Cheese Festival will be packed with flavour

Posted: 14th August 2019
PREPARATIONS are being finalised ahead of the annual Cider and Cheese Festival being held this coming weekend at the Westlands Yeovil entertainment venue. With more than 60 different ciders on offer on Friday, August 16, and Saturday, August 17, the variety and quality of cider this year is guaranteed to keep the festival spirit flowing at Westlands and everyone feeling…

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LEISURE: Matilda musical show at Westlands Yeovil

LEISURE: Matilda musical show at Westlands Yeovil

Posted: 9th August 2019
THE Castaway Theatre Group’s Matilda Summer School comes to a close this evening (Friday, August 9, 2019) with a shortened version of the hugely-popular musical in Yeovil. The talented group of children will perform their version of Matilda the Musical this evening at 6pm at the Westlands Yeovil entertainment venue. Amazingly ….. the children have spent just FIVE DAYS…

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LEISURE: Black Dyke Band heads for Somerset

LEISURE: Black Dyke Band heads for Somerset

Posted: 6th August 2019
THE Black Dyke Band will be making its bi-annual trip to Bridgwater in Somerset on August 18 for a concert with a difference as it helps Bridgwater Operatic Society in the group’s building project appeal. The band will perform from 2.30pm in the magnificent setting of the newly appointed and refurbished St Mary’s Church in Bridgwater under Director of Music, Professor…

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LEISURE: Fame covers issues confronted by young people

LEISURE: Fame covers issues confronted by young people

Posted: 13th July 2019
THE junior members of the Yeovil Amateur Pantomime Society will be taking to the stage this weekend with their production of Fame! The Musical. The group will be performing the musical – based on the hit motion picture which was turned into a long-running television series – at Westfield Academy in Yeovil on Saturday (July 13) and Sunday (July 14) with two performances…

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LEISURE: Castaways congratulated by Downton Abbey creator

LEISURE: Castaways congratulated by Downton Abbey creator

Posted: 31st May 2019
OSCAR-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes has congratulated the Yeovil-based Castaway Theatre Group on its musical production of The Wind in the Willows. Lord Fellowes and his wife attended the opening night of the production at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil on Thursday (May 30, 2019) and he said he was delighted to watch a talented group. The…

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LEISURE: Castaways are all set for The Wind in the Willows

HEADLINE: Castaways are all set for The Wind in the Willows

Posted: 30th May 2019
THE Yeovil-based Castaway Theatre Group is set to take to the stage with its fantastic musical show of The Wind in the Willows. Opening night is on Thursday (May 30, 2019) and the show will run through until Saturday (June 1, 201) at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil. This riotous comedy follows the impulsive Mr Toad whose insatiable need for speed lands him in serious…

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LEISURE: Moving on up with Heather Small of M People at Flashback Festival

LEISURE: Moving on up with Heather Small of M People at Flashback Festival

Posted: 21st May 2019
THE amazing Heather Small – the voice of hit band M People – will headline the Flashback Music Festival later this month at the Yeovil Showground. Flashback will be held in the open air at the showground site off Dorchester Road on Saturday, May 25, and will feature a host of fantastic bands including Filta, Scott, The Britpop Boys, Snakebyte, Foo Fakers and Jack…

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LEISURE: Full steam ahead for Abbey Hill Steam Rally

LEISURE: Full steam ahead for Abbey Hill Steam Rally

Posted: 2nd May 2019
FINAL preparations are being made for the annual Abbey Hill Steam Rally which will be held at the Yeovil Showground over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend from May 3-6. Thousands of people are expected to visit the Steam Rally over the weekend which promises something for everyone. Organisers have been delighted to confirm that the Sentinel Drivers Club will be in…

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LEISURE: Caught in the Net with the Civic Players

LEISURE: Caught in the Net with the Civic Players

Posted: 2nd May 2019
THE Yeovil-based Civic Players group is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for its forthcoming production, Caught in the Net, a farce by Ray Cooney. It will be performed at the Swan Theatre in Yeovil from Wednesday, May 22, through to Saturday, May 25, nightly at 7.45pm. The two tickets for £15 offer is available on the Saturday night, otherwise tickets…

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