LEISURE: Oh! What a Lovely War with Cary Amateur Theatrical Society

LEISURE: Oh! What a Lovely War with Cary Amateur Theatrical Society

Posted: 13th February 2018
  FINAL preparations are being made ahead of this week’s production by the Cary Amateur Theatrical Society which will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. CATS, as the group is more commonly known, will be presenting Oh! What a Lovely War at Ansford Academy in Castle Cary from Wednesday (February 14, 2018) through to Saturday (February 17…

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LEISURE: Proper laugh-out-loud moments in Has Anyone Seen My Dentures?

LEISURE: Proper laugh-out-loud moments in Has Anyone Seen My Dentures?

Posted: 10th February 2018
AUDIENCES were roaring with laughter as adult members of the Yeovil-based Castaway Theatre Group put on a fabulous two-night comedy Has Anyone Seen My Dentures. The comedy was written by Castaways’ very own Tammie Lloyd and two sell-out audiences at East Coker Village Hall laughed from start to finish at the hilarious goings-on among the residents of the fictitious…

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LEISURE: Castaways take Tesco shoppers off to Neverland and Peter Pan

LEISURE: Castaways take Tesco shoppers off to Neverland and Peter Pan

Posted: 8th February 2018
TESCO shoppers in Yeovil were given a musical treat on a busy Saturday afternoon recently when members of the Castaway Theatre Group gave a short performance. The youthful singers performed a couple of songs at the main Tesco store in the town centre from their forthcoming production of Peter Pan the Musical. Shoppers stood, listened and clapped in appreciation as the…

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LEISURE: Laughter all the way for the Castaway adults

LEISURE: Laughter all the way for the Castaway adults

Posted: 25th January 2018
OLDER members of the Castaway Theatre Group will be providing the entertainment and – most definitely – the laughs when they take to the stage of East Coker Village Hall. Tammie Lloyd has written and directed the comedy Has Anyone Seen My Dentures and it is based around some of the residents living in a fictional nursing home called Skyview. The play is being performed…

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LEISURE: Six LOCAL super shows coming up at the Octagon Theatre in 2018

LEISURE: Six LOCAL super shows coming up at the Octagon Theatre in 2018

Posted: 22nd January 2018
THE award-winning Octagon Theatre in Yeovil has got a packed programme of events lined-up for 2018 for all the family to enjoy. Here we have selected six events which might prove to be of interest to people involving LOCAL groups and organisations who rely so much on your continued support. TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2018, to SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2018 – Yeovil Amateur…

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LEISURE: Octagon panto audiences donate over £6,000

LEISURE: Octagon panto audiences donate over £6,000

Posted: 22nd January 2018
THE Octagon Theatre in Yeovil has handed out cheques worth more than £6,000 to two local groups with money raised from collections during the theatre’s annual festive pantomime production. The Yeovil Hospital Charity received £3,054.75 for the hospital’s breast care team while a further £3,054.75 was presented to the Octagon’s very own Foyer Club which provides…

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LEISURE: Win tickets to see Teddy Sheringham and Paul Merson at Westlands

LEISURE: Win tickets to see Teddy Sheringham and Paul Merson at Westlands

Posted: 22nd January 2018
TWO former England international footballers will be at the Westlands Entertainment Venue in Yeovil later this year to talk about their careers in football and explain what it is like to play at the top level in the beautiful game. The England Legends date at Westlands is set for Monday, March 12, 2018, at 7.30pm and will feature Teddy Sheringham and Paul Merson who…

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LEISURE: Cary Amateur Theatrical Society presents Oh! What a Lovely War

LEISURE: Cary Amateur Theatrical Society presents Oh! What a Lovely War

Posted: 20th January 2018
THE Cary Amateur Theatrical Society will be commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War for its 2018 production. CATS, as the group is more commonly known, will be presenting Oh! What a Lovely War at Ansford Academy in Castle Cary from Wednesday, February 14, 2018, through to Saturday, February 17, 2018, each evening at 7.30pm.  A satirical…

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LEISURE: Question Time show coming to Yeovil – apply now to be in the audience

LEISURE: Question Time show coming to Yeovil – apply now to be in the audience

Posted: 12th January 2018
THE long-running BBC political discussion show, Question Time, will be filmed in Yeovil next month. The show, presented by David Dimbleby, will be in Yeovil on Thursday, February 15, 2018, and members of the public are being invited to apply now to be part of the audience. Question Time normally features politicians from at least the three major political parties as well…

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LEISURE: Calling all Man Utd fans – do you want to see the big match?

LEISURE: Calling all Man Utd fans – do you want to see the big match?

Posted: 11th January 2018
A SPECIAL opportunity to watch Manchester United in action has come up – thanks to the Mayor of Yeovil. Two tickets are available to watch Jose Mourinho’s star-studded team in action as part of a silent auction being led by the Mayor, Cllr Darren Shutler, in aid of his two chosen charities – St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice and School in a Bag. The Mayor has two tickets…

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