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    By Thornbury People at 11:25 on 28/01/14
    The Winslow Boy is an English play from 1946 by Terence Rattigan based on an actual incident of George Archer-Shee, a cadet at the Royal Naval College, Osborne. Set against the strict codes of conduct and manners of the age, The Winslow Boy is based on a father's fight to clear his son's name after the boy is expelled for stealing a five-shilling postal order. Had they not cleared his name, they would have been shunned by their peers...
  • Horfield Theatre Company presents Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

    By Thornbury People at 15:39 on 23/01/14
    Horfield Theatre Company
    This comedy play tells the tale of a pleasant if simple lord looking forward to his impending marriage. His fiancee's mother, however, wants to be convinced of his fidelity and insists he have his palm read. All should be well except the palmist tells Lord Arthur he has a murder in his future. Now the dilemma: how can he marry with a clean conscience, knowing that some day he will kill ... somebody ... somewhere. Perhaps it's...
  • Bristol launch celebrates Fred Wedlock's rich legacy

    By hrbrsd at 13:07 on 14/11/13
    Fred Wedlock
    The first biography of favourite Bristol folk singer Fred Wedlock will be launched at the city's M Shed with a celebration featuring performances from musicians including Fred's daughter Hannah. The celebration on Saturday November 23 at 2pm will also feature archive footage of Fred in action put together using material held at Bristol Record Office. Community publisher Bristol Books is behind Fred Wedlock Funnyman of Folk, which tells...
  • Summer's here – so thoughts turn to Christmas!

    By hrbrsd at 13:48 on 21/06/13
    Christmas Market
    The summer's barely begun but hundreds of West Country travellers are already thinking of the end of the year – booking visits to Christmas markets! West coach holiday specialists Bakers Dolphin say there has been unprecedented demand in the region to visit markets in Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and across the UK. Sales and Marketing Director Amanda Harrington said: "It now seems to be a part of the Christmas tradition for...

    By hrbrsd at 10:13 on 17/05/13
    Captain Jack
    A very special visitor is expected to sail into Somerset this Whitsun holiday on a search for some lost treasure rumoured to be hidden in the depths of Wookey Hole Caves. Captain Jack Sparrow, who has been sailing the Caribbean in recent years, will be at the popular attraction from Saturday 25 May to Sunday 2 June searching for treasure and catching up with his old friend the Witch of Wookey. Wookey Hole Caves director Daniel Medley...

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