COMING UP AT THE REGAL THEATRE MINEHEAD

Friday 2 March at 7.30pm
AJ’s BIG BAND
STILL SWINGING AND SINGING!

AJ’s Big Band, the South West’s highly acclaimed 17- piece band, makes a welcome return to the Regal Theatre on Friday 2 March with a packed programme of swing and jazz classics from the big band era and beyond.

AJ’s Big Band, now into its 34th year, continues to delight audiences with its vibrant instrumental arrangements and beautiful vocals from songstress Paula Mitchell. Their new show, Still Swinging and Singing!, features some of the leading players in the West Country and is led by saxophonist Ken Parr.  This will be an unmissable evening of top-quality musical entertainment.

The performance on Friday 2 March begins at 7.30pm and tickets costing up to £15. are available from the Regal Box Office.

Wednesday 7 March at 7.30pm
Ceri Dupree’s
ONE MAN, 21 WOMEN Show!

The fabulous Ceri Dupree comes to the Regal on Wednesday 7 March with his One Man, 21 Women show. Audiences will enjoy a glamorous evening of hysterical comedy, amazing vocal impersonations and jaw-dropping, eye-popping costumes. This will be a chance to meet Adele, Cher, Joan Collins, Lady Ga Ga, Bjork, Shirley Bassey, Camilla and even the Queen! Ceri brings them all lovingly to life with a touch of Las Vegas class rarely seen in the UK today. Early booking is strongly advised.

“Dupree storms the stage with style, wit, glamour, and a pace that leaves you amazed.” TIME OUT.

“Slick and saucy, rude and risqué, fun and fantastic.” LEICESTER MERCURY.

“I’ve seen hundreds of men dress up as women over the years, most of them disastrously so. A handful of them get this particular art form right, Ceri Dupree is one of that handful.” THE TIMES

The performance on Wednesday 7 March begins at 7.30pm and tickets costing up to £16.

Friday 9 March at 7.30 pm
Minehead and West Somerset Arts Society present
FLORILEGIUM

Minehead and West Somerset Arts Society present the latest concert in their Spring Programme when Florilegium (pictured below) comes to the Regal Theatre, Minehead, on Friday 9 March.

Performances in some of the world’s most prestigious venues have confirmed Florilegium’s status as one of Britain’s most outstanding period instrument ensembles. Since formation more than 25 years ago years ago, they have established a reputation for stylish and exciting interpretations, from intimate chamber works to large-scale orchestral and choral repertoire.

The programme comprises: Handel:  Concerto Grosso Op 3 No 3; Vivaldi:  La Follia; Bach:  Orchestral Suite No 2; Pergolesi:  Flute Concerto; Rameau:  Pièce de Clavecin en concert and Corrette: Concerto comiques ‘Les Sauvages’.

Florilegium regularly collaborate with some of the world’s finest musicians including Dame Emma Kirkby, Robin Blaze and Elin Manahan Thomas. Don’t miss this opportunity to see a dazzling programme performed by musicians at the height of their powers.

The performance on Friday 9 March begins at 7.30pm and tickets costing up to £15. are available from the Regal Box Office

The Box Office (01643 706430), is open 10am – 3pm Monday – Saturday.  Book online at www.regaltheatre.co.uk.

Classical music ensamble Florilegium, led by Ashley Solomon. Photograph by Amit Lennon