Barton Arts- Barton Tourism Partnership presents The Fairly Famous Family and Anyone For Tennis

November 30, -0001 12:00 amtoJuly 5, 2015 2:00 pm

Wimbledon comes to Barton with a pristine court, dead posh umpire and highly player looking to take on all-comers.  The thrilling “one setter” includes slow motion replays, headed line calls and live comic commentary.  In the end, somehow…..Andy Murray always wins and everyone goes home happy.

Price: Free.

Time: 12:00 noon – 2pm.

Dramarama – Don’t Stop Me Now

March 1, 2014
6:30 pm

 Dramarama presents Don’t Stop Me Now on  March 1st at 6.30pm at St Lawrence’s Church Hall, Church Lane, Scunthorpe

Tickets £3 adults £1 children
A 2nd Anniversary Showcase, including the students’ own improvisations.

Film – Only God Forgives (18)

February 27, 2014
7:30 pm

Ten years ago Julian killed a man and went on the run. Now he manages a Thai boxing club as a front for a drugs operation. Respected in the criminal underworld, deep inside, he feels empty. When Julian’s brother murders an underage prostitute, the police call on retired cop Chang – the Angel of Vengeance. Chang allows the father to kill his daughter’s murderer, then ‘restores order’ by chopping off the man’s right hand. Julian’s mother Crystal – the head of a powerful criminal organization – arrives in Bangkok to collect her son’s body. She dispatches Julian to find his killers and ‘raise hell’.

Stars Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Vithaya Pansringarm

Director Nicolas Winding Refn

Screen Play Nicolas Winding Refn

Running time 90 min

Country of origin France Denmark

Genre Crime Drama Thriller

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The Ropewalk and Mad Dog Folk present Belinda O’Hooley and Heidi Tidow

February 22, 2014
7:30 pm

Belinda and Heidi’s appearance at Ropery Hall comes just days after their latest album, The Hum, is released.

The Hum, produced by Mercury-nominated Gerry Diver, reveals the pulsing undercurrent of optimism, grit and mettle in migrating people, the oppressed, and the disenfranchised. Both lyrically and musically, Belinda and Heidi’s powerful, thought provoking and deeply moving performances are infused with an honesty and empathy that will disarm even the hardest of heart.

This new album follows the 2012 release of the duo’s second album The Fragile (**** Guardian, Mojo, Songlines, Uncut) when Yorkshire duo Belinda O’Hooley (Unthanks, Nic Jones Trio) and Heidi Tidow became a must-see act for their “stunning and delightfully unconventional” (Guardian), emotionally charged performances. This earned them a nomination for Best Duo in the 2013 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, with The Guardian hailing them as “The Best Act of Cambridge Folk Festival.”

As well as high praise for their beautiful, interweaving harmonies and sublime musicality, they are acknowledged as one of the strongest songwriting partnerships on the contemporary folk scene.

“Stunning and delightfully unconventional; the best band of Cambridge Folk Festival.” Guardian

“Striking and refreshingly ambitious.” Observer

“Plaintive, inviting, disquieting, mysterious, harmonic, austere, beautiful, oblique and sing-a-long.” MOJO

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Petunia and The Vipers

February 21, 2014
7:30 pm

With a piercing gaze, Petunia looks into the collective soul of the audience, then launches into some high and lonesome vocals that conjure up the ghost of Jimmie Rodgers. Not content with mesmerizing the crowd, Petunia’s tapping boot propels the band into a snarling fire and brimstone rave-up as a wave of frantic jitterbuggers compete for space on the hardwood dance floor.

He loves to keep you guessing, often throwing a Spanish Ballad or Chanson a la Edith Piaf into the set.

Petunia and The Vipers thrive on the challenge of adding Latin rhythms to a country blues tune, or gypsy flavouring to a rockabilly standard. Petunia defies convention and yet there is some conservancy to his music. His honest, cut to the heart songwriting and multi-syllabic narratives would leave a lesser singer tongue-tied and breathless. One of the many themes running through Petunia’s lyrics relates to living life on one’s own terms – fearlessly and without regret.

Last night I saw one of the best bands I’ve ever seen in close to 50 years of attending gigs. It was the incredible Petunia and the Vipers at the Chichester Inn, Chichester. A small but perfectly formed crowd was treated to some incredible musicianship and a totally unique vocalist who can’t really be compared to anyone else. If you get the chance to see this amazing band, take it.”  – Mike Morrison (American Roots UK)

“…Hybrid musical style…edge of punk appreciation…this is an amazing album…a whole range of different styles. Incredibly entertaining.  Try and catch the band live” – Bob Harris – BBC

“Remarkable” Bristol Evening Post

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ST-ART present journey of Turtle by The Lempen Puppet Theatre Company

February 20, 2014
7:30 pm

Suitable for anyone more than five years of age, this is a beautiful story based on a trilogy of “just so” style Turtle tales about following your dream told with shadows, table-top puppets and traditional storytelling.

Turtles are old, millions of years old, as old as dinosaurs, as old as some hills. Go to Turtle Hill and experience an imaginative journey through the evolution and learning of this most fascinating and ancient creature.

In the beginning turtle was shiny and fast, always impatient, always in a hurry, but then one day he had a terrible accident…

This show, which lasts 50 minutes, has been supported financially by Barton Lions.

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Film – Blue Jasmine

February 20, 2014
7:30 pm

Woody Allen trades New York City for San Francisco with his comedy-drama Blue Jasmine, starring Cate Blanchett as a troubled former Manhattanite who moves to the City by the Bay to live with her sister after her wealthy husband divorces her. Forced to put her life back together piece by piece while under the effect of powerful anti-depressants, she dates a series of men, attempts to build a career, and slowly learns how to count on herself to survive.

Woody Allen’s new drama Blue Jasmine is about the dire consequences that can result when people avert their eyes from reality and the truth they don’t want to see.

Cate Blanchett has already won the Golden Globe 2013 for Best Actress for her role in the film and has been nominated in the same category in the Oscar nominations.

Stars Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard

Director Woody Allen

Screen Play Woody Allen

Running time 98 min

Country of origin US

Genre Comedy

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Mark Thomas – 100 Acts of Minor Dissent

February 14, 2014
8:00 pm

Mark Thomas is well versed in the art of creative mayhem and over the years his troublemaking has changed laws, cost companies millions and annoyed those who most deserved to be. Now he returns to what he does best, mischief- joyously bad behaviour with a purpose.

After his award winning show Bravo Figaro Mark sets himself the task of committing 100 Acts of Minor Dissent in the space of a year. Mark catalogues everything from the smallest and silliest gesture to the grandest confrontations and the results are subversive, hilarious, mainly legal and occasionally inspiring.

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Film – About Time

February 13, 2014
7:30 pm

At the age of 21, Tim Lake discovers he can travel in time… The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim’s father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can’t change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life-so he decides to make his world a better place…by getting a girlfriend.

Sadly, that turns out not to be as easy as you might think. Moving from the Cornwall coast to London to train as a lawyer, Tim finally meets the beautiful but insecure Mary. They fall in love, then an unfortunate time-travel incident means he’s never met her at all. So they meet for the first time again-and again-but finally, after a lot of cunning time-travelling, he wins her heart.

Tim then uses his power to create the perfect romantic proposal, to save his wedding from the worst best-man speeches, to save his best friend from professional disaster and to get his pregnant wife to the hospital in time for the birth of their daughter, despite a nasty traffic jam outside Abbey Road.

But as his unusual life progresses, Tim finds out that his unique gift can’t save him from the sorrows and ups and downs that affect all families, everywhere. There are great limits to what time travel can achieve, and it can be dangerous too. About Time is a comedy about love and time travel, which discovers that, in the end, making the most of life may not need time travel at all.

Stars Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy

Director Richard Curtis

Screen Play Richard Curtis

Running time 123 min

Country of origin UK

Genre Drama, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Comedy

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Leave Hitler to me Lad

February 8, 2014
7:30 pm

A new family musical by Duck Egg Theatre’s Haley Cox and Ben Pringle whose previous credits include Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Brian’s Dad is a war hero and he’s coming home any day! He’s been coming home for seven years. So Brian builds his own little family at Great Stony residential school with his rabbit Pandy, friends Gladys and George and Mr Bill his welfare officer. Then there is Miss Bates, the headmistress of Great Stony, who rules the school with an iron fist.

The children look forward to Sports Day – a day off Bates’ rules and sanctions. However, heads turn when glamorous teenager Pam appears to unravel the past and reveal a shocking secret that will turn Brian’s world upside down, forever.

“…the most sensitive and well-written family show at the (Edinburgh) Festival.” (Broadway Baby)

(Most suited for those aged eight years and over)

Tickets:

£10 Adults £8 Concessions £30 Family Ticket (x2 Adults, x2 Children) £5 per person for school groups (plus one free teacher ticket per 10 children)

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The Stray Birds

February 7, 2014
8:00 pm

When The Stray Birds take the stage, the spotlight falls on three voices raised in harmony above the raw resonance of wood and strings. It is a sound drawn from the richness of American folk music traditions, spun with a stirring subtlety and grace. From bustling street corners to silent halls, their performances speak to an uncompromising reverence for songs.

There’s a fair chance that you haven’t heard of The Stray Birds yet, but there’s a racing certainty that you’re going to hear an awful lot about them in the not too distant future. Their debut album has been garnering critical acclaim and airplay in elephantine quantities and their first gigs in the UK early in 2014 will be some of the must-see events of the year.

Their music starts with old-time, adds elements of bluegrass, folk and Americana (whatever that is), then adds sublime harmonies, powerful songs and great playing so that a single listen to the album has you reaching for the repeat button.

 

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Robert Newman’s New Theory of Evolution

February 1, 2014
8:00 pm

Comedian, journalist, novelist and activist Rob Newman makes a hotly anticipated return to comedy with his first complete show in seven years.

Rob describes the 150-year controversy in evolutionary theory and explores how the latest science demonstrates that DNA is not destiny. From a Devil’s Orchard made by lemon ants, to female buffalo voting which way to go, from Prince Kropotkin escaping a Tsarist dungeon to altruistic vampire bats and Richard Dawkins’ postman wrestling naked, Rob Newman argues that co-operation drives evolution more than competition.

Rob said: “Natural history is so full of freaky facts that when you tackle the complexity, you find that there is a wealth of detail, oodles of oddity which lend themselves to comedy.”

In the past 20 years Rob has performed five solo stand-up shows including From Caliban to The Taliban (500 years of Humanitarian Intervention) in 2003 and Apocalypso Now in 2005 which was recorded and aired by More4 under the title A History of Oil. He has also written regularly for The Guardian and Vice magazine and produced four novels, his most recent being The Trade Secret which was released in May 2013 and published by Cargo/Cargo Crate.

Other TV and radio credits include History of the World Backwards (BBC Four), Newman & Baddiel In Pieces (BBC Two) and The Mary Whitehouse Experience (BBC Two).

“He is the funniest comedian I have ever seen…A passionate, chaotically brilliant comedian.” The Sunday Times

“I am completely in awe of Robert Newman. Of his talent, his passion, his intelligence, and the way he turns them to comedy with real firepower. If this world could be saved by a Superhero whose Superpower was Comedy, that hero would be Robert Newman.” Kate Copstick, The Scotsman

 

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Big Sky Meeting

February 25, 2014
5:30 pmto7:00 pm

Our next Big Sky meeting will be held at St Lawrence Academy, Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe on Tuesday 25 February at 5.30pm.  There will be a networking session after the meeting.

Livelincs Spring 2014 The Golden Princess

February 11, 2014
6:00 pmto7:00 pm

 

 

 

 

Lempen puppets bring their wonderful children’s show to North Lincolnshire.

Melo the strange one-legged musician, sits alone by the sea, content in his worold and playing the most beautiful music.  But who comes here?  A golden carriage bearing a Princess so beautiful that she wears a golden mask to hide her blinding beauty.  And she pushes him in the mud!

What kind of world is this?… come and find out!!

Tuesday 11 February 6pm St Norbert’s Voluntary Academy, Crowle 01724 710249

Thursday 13 February 6.30pm Winteringham Community Hall 01724 735651

Livelincs Spring 2014 The Flying Flapper

February 11, 2014
6:00 pmto7:00 pm
February 25, 2014
6:00 pmto7:00 pm
February 27, 2014
7:00 pmto8:00 pm
February 28, 2014
7:00 pmto8:00 pm

Rhubarb Theatre

Rhubarb Theatre’s fantastic theatre piece for family audiences from aged 5 and over.

Doris Grimblebottom seems to live an uneventful life.  Retired in her small cottage in the Lincolnshire countryside, the days can seem a little lonely.  But when her washing machine breaks down, Doris calls out the best handyman for miles around…. Stan… and suddenly the opportunities for adventure and DIY seem limitless.  Join Rhubarb Theatre for this flight of fantasy where Stan discovers there is more to this little old lady than meets the eye.

Tuesday 11 February 6pm Althorpe and Keadby Primary School 01724 782344

Tuesday 25 February 6pm St Norbert’s Voluntary Academy Crowle 01724 710249

Thursday 27 February 7pm Wroot Village Hall 01302 771802

Friday 28 February 7pm West Butterwick Village Hall 01724 782181

Taiko drumming sessions

January 25, 2014
10:15 amto11:15 am
11:30 amto12:30 pm
February 1, 2014
10:15 amto11:15 am
11:30 amto12:30 pm
February 8, 2014
10:15 amto11:15 am
11:30 amto12:30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

Taiko drumming sessions

Saturday mornings term time only at John Leggott College only £5 per term

10.15-11.15 am 8-11 year olds

11.30-12.30 12-18 year olds

For more information call 01724 297270

Rock Academy music workshops

January 24, 2014
6:00 pm
January 31, 2014
6:00 pm
February 7, 2014
6:00 pm
February 14, 2014
6:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rock music sessions for 13-18 year olds at Kimberley Performing Arts Centre, Enderby Road, Scunthorpe

FREE

Every Friday term time, starting 10 January 2014 from 6-8pm

Call 01724 297270 for more details.