Entertainment & Reviews

Concerts in the West

Concerts in the West goes online with 18 specially pre-recorded classical concerts

Authored by Mary

Despite the restrictions imposed by Covid-19, classical music charity Concerts in the West is delighted to be in a position to invite its audiences to enjoy some wonderful classical music online in 18 unique pre-recorded concerts, giving people a taste of future live concerts.

The online concerts feature a fantastic line-up of top class musicians, including those who were due to play...

Car Park Party: The ultimate live drive-in entertainment experience pulls into Devon

Authored by News Desk

Other events have unfortunately broken down on the proverbial motorway this summer, but CAR PARK PARTY is still cruising along on its journey to bring safe, socially distanced ‘drive-in’ entertainment to the people of Devon and beyond at Powderham Castle on the 14th & 15th August.

CAR PARK PARTY provides not just an evening, but a whole weekend for family and friends to enjoy...

West End, The Waitress, theatre

New shows coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth in 2021

Authored by Mary

Everyone at TRP has been working very hard behind the scenes to make sure that they have some fantastic shows lined up for their audiences once the Theatre re-opens.

Today they are excited to announce five shows coming to TRP on 2021, with four blockbuster musicals and a new epic stage thriller, there’s something for everyone!

Tickets will be available to purchase from...

Dartmoor Folk Festival

Virtual Dartmoor Folk Festival includes traditional competitions

Authored by Mary

DESPITE the postponement of the full 2020 Dartmoor Folk Festival this August, the festival's traditional competitions and some fun activities will still be going ahead on-line.

The festival was due to take place at South Zeal near Okehampton on August 6, 7 and 8.

Instead, on Saturday, August 8, the traditional Dartmoor Step Dance and Broom Dancing competitions will take...

Michael Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka announces new dates for his headline UK tour in 2021

Authored by Mary

‘UK folks, with respect to and in line with the Covid guidelines we have had to push the tour back to next year. If you've bought a ticket, it will remain valid so keep a hold of it. Really missing playing live for you and can't wait to get back out on the road to pick up where we left off!’ Michael Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka was due to play Plymouth Pavilions on the 21st November,...

Grease the Musical

Grease is coming the Theatre Royal Plymouth!

Authored by Mary

The producers of the first new production in 25 years of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey’s iconic musical GREASE, are delighted that the show will tour the UK and Ireland in 2021. The musical was due to tour in 2020 but had to be postponed due to COVID-19.

The 2021 tour will begin at Theatre Royal Plymouth, running from 22 – 30 January, and will then play Wales Millennium Centre,...

Top 5 Card Games you still need to play

Authored by Sarah Parker

How about trying something different on your next online casino playing session? If you’re looking for inspiration, we’ve got you covered with our list of card games that you’ve probably heard of, but still need to try out. Check out our infographic below!

Our list considers games that are variations of popular card games like Poker and Blackjack, but also includes some lesser known...

Plymouth Art Weekender

Trailblazing Plymouth Art Weekender storms ahead for 2020 event

Authored by Mary

Proving that out of adversity comes creativity, the team behind the trailblazing Plymouth Art Weekender and Visual Arts Plymouth are striding ahead with plans for the 2020 Visual Art Festival. Despite most events nationally and globally being postponed or cancelled, from Friday 25th – Sunday 27th September 2020, venues of all shapes and sizes across Britain’s ‘Ocean City’ will play host to...

All the world’s a digital stage for Plymouth schools taking part in innovative ‘With Flying Colours’ community arts project

Authored by Mary

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, it brought the curtain down early on the first year of a three-year play-making project that is bringing arts opportunities to schools in areas of Plymouth with traditionally low cultural engagement.

But, thanks to a ‘digital stage’ created on a new website, the children’s work will reach appreciative audiences for years to come.

Since last...

Strictly’s World Champion dancer transports you to Gingerland on first UK tour…

Authored by News Desk

After making his Directorial and Choreographic debut at Sadler’s Wells, London, in 2019, BBC Strictly Come Dancing professional, NEIL JONES, will be touring the UK for the very first time in 2021, with his brand new show - GINGERLAND!

Away from the Strictly dance floor, NEIL will demonstrate to you the real reason he has so many Ballroom and Latin Championship titles to his name, 45...