Acclaimed Tribute Band Dire Streets Bring You The Complete "brothers In Arms" Album (Please Note This Is An All Seated Performance)
On the 13th May 1985 Dire Straits released what would become one of the best-selling albums of all time; delivering a stream of classic songs and propelling the band into global superstar status.
To celebrate the release of Brothers in Arms, Dire Streets - Europe's most critically acclaimed Dire Straits tribute act - will be playing the album live in its entirety.
Dire Streets are six of the the UK's top tribute musicians, recreating the distinctive Mark Knopfler and Dire Straits with an attention to detail no other tribute can match.
The Brothers in Arms Tour delivers a two hour show including a live performance of the album from start to finish as well as all the classic hits from the band's other studio albums and legendary live performances.
From classic rock riffs to Money for Nothing, the smooth jazz tinged flavours of Latest Trick and foot-tapping classics like Walk of Life to the epic guitar anthem hit track, Brothers in Arms is a true classic album.
Join Dire Streets as they celebrate one of the greatest British rock albums of all time.
Please note that tickets will go on sale nearer the time
Sat 4 Sep
Running Time 2h 5min - Romance, Comedy
Set in the rolling hills of the English countryside, Philophobia is a picture of small town adolescence. One week of school remains for Kai, an aspiring writer, and his friends. How they choose to spend this time will cost one of them their life and leave them all changed forever.
Skilfully shot in rural England, this drama evokes that adolescent mix of confidence and uncertainty.
Director: Guy Davies Costume designer: Verity May Lane Story by: Guy Davies Matthew Brawley Screenwriter: Guy Davies
About: Guy Davies, the director and writer behind the coming-of-age story, based in his hometown of Stroud.
At only 25, the Randwick-born film maker has an impressive CV, having studied Cinematography at New York Film Academy, and produced several short films.
With his production company, Zebrafish Media, based in Stroud, Guy decided to return to his hometown to direct his new project explaining "It wasn't so much autobiographical, but an amalgamation of stories from different friends". As a former pupil of Wycliffe College, returning to his old school has brought back many childhood memories, including the beginning of his love of film. (taken from a longer interview first reported in the Stroud News)
Thu 26 Aug
Join members of U3A Play reading Group as they present The Black Pit exploring how the Black Death affected Tetbury and its relevance to today's pandemic
The Black Pit - Live Play Reading - written by Jeremy North and Stephanie Dale and edited by Marcus Galea.
During lockdown the U3A Play Reading group could not meet to read plays so they decided to write some instead! Today they will be presenting one of them "The Black Pit" which is, suitably in these times, all about the Black Death in an unnamed Gloucestershire village.
Sun 24 Oct
Flats and Sharps are a four-piece bluegrass outfit from Penzance, Cornwall.
Delivering energetic, enthusiastic and spirited Bluegrass to audiences all around the world, Flats and Sharps have been performing their unique take on this music for over eight years. Their shows include a wide variety of influences, from a fresh and modern outlook on foot-stomping Bluegrass material through to their powerful and well-crafted original songs, with beautiful moments everywhere in between.
Their music perfectly blends strong harmonies and stonking solos, their incredible stage presence and energy create an evening that'll have you laughing and singing along in no time.
JOSH - VOCALS, ACOUSTIC GUITAR MIKEY - VOCALS, MANDOLIN LIAM - VOCALS, DOUBLE BASS DANNY - VOCALS, FIDDLE, BANJO
Fri 24 Sep
Animation, Adventure, Drama. Running Time 1h 45min
Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colourful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events.
Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael Garca Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.
Thu 26 Aug
Spindle Ensemble are performing a tour of intimate venues across the UK to celebrate the release of their second album 'Inkling' (Hidden Notes Records). Their music sits somewhere between classical and contemporary, always melodic, and instantly recognisable by their unique instrumentation for a chamber quartet:
Daniel Inzani - piano, Celtic harp, accordion – Caelia Lunniss - violin – Harriet Riley - marimba, vibraphone – Jo Silverston - cello
The quartet was formed in 2016 by bandleader and composer Daniel Inzani, accompanied by a versatile classically trained musicians who also perform a huge variety of other styles. Equally at home performing in concert halls such as the Union Chapel, Southbank Centre, Bristol Beacon, St George's Bristol and festivals including Shambala and Hidden Notes to churches, art centres, record shops and independent venues across the UK they continue to bring their music to a diverse and ever growing audience.
Listeners may hear influences from composers such as Satie, Prt, Ravel, Reich, Glass and Moondog in their music but might also find the soundtracks of Morricone and the minimalist aesthetics of the Penguin Cafe Orchestra nestled alongside the more experimental leanings of groups such as Rachel's, Esmerine, Bell Orchestre and Amiina.
Sat 6 Nov
Singer songwriter and guitarist, Stuart Earl, is accompanied by legendary slide guitarist Michael Messer, and rhythm guitarist extraordinaire, Lyndon Webb. The music is the Blues, but with hints of Americana, Soul and Country. Great songs, great playing and a lot of slide guitar - like "JJ Cale meets Ry Cooder at Eric Clapton's favourite bar!" The Earl Trio's highly acclaimed album, 'Peanuts & Monkeys', is a unique fusion of "Blues & Soul streaked Americana". Earl's latest solo album 'Jesse James' features performances from both Messer and Webb.
With support from:
Chris Martin 'the man in a hat' was found many years ago in a carrier bag on Batley railway station. Martin is a natural and itinerant entertainer that mixes comedy story telling and playing acoustic blues guitar in his own unique way.
Sat 11 Sep
Animation, Adventure, Comedy. 1h 37min
Disney Pixar's "Finding Dory" welcomes back to the big screen everyone's favourite forgetful blue tang Dory, who is living happily in the reef with Marlin and Nemo. When Dory suddenly remembers that she has a family out there who may be looking for her, the trio takes off on a life-changing adventure across the ocean to California's prestigious Marine Life Institute, a rehabilitation centre and aquarium.
In an effort to find her mum and dad, Dory enlists the help of three of the MLI's most intriguing residents: Hank, a cantankerous octopus who frequently gives employees the slip; Bailey, a beluga whale who is convinced his biological sonar skills are on the fritz; and Destiny, a near sighted whale shark.
Deftly navigating the complex inner workings of the MLI, Dory and her friends discover the magic within their flaws, friendships, and family.
Thu 19 Aug
A new post-lockdown piano club has started at The Goods Shed, Tetbury from 2-4pm. Offering a wonderful opportunity for amateur musicians who have worked hard at their music for the past year finally to play for other people.
Since acquiring the Steinway grand piano the Goods Shed has hosted hugely successful and popular Tea Concerts on Wednesday afternoons with local amateur musicians playing for an appreciative and interested audience. It is hoped that Piano Club 21 will build on this and incorporate the warm social atmosphere of these gatherings with the opportunity to play for a group of peers. The Whistle Stop Caf will also be open from lunchtime and during the afternoon offering a range of refreshments.
Anyone wanting to be amongst the performers are asked to contact Maggie Dyson on 01666 837358 (email email@example.com) before booking your ticket
Wed 25 Aug
A valuable insight into how Britains favourite adopted composer created his operas and oratorios
Renowned conductor Jane Glover has performed Handels music all over the world, and is the author of the acclaimed book Handel in London. Hear how this most charismatic of Baroque composers produced an astonishing abundance of the finest music while mastering the tempestuous rivalries and subterfuges of the operatic scene in Georgian London
Sat 2 Oct
- 2h 7min
- Directed by: Ang Lee
- Written by: Yann Martel, David Magee
- Cast: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Rafe Spall
Ravishing version of Yann Martel’s 2001 novel, in which Indian boy Pi (Sharma) is lost at sea on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger. A beautiful and faithfully-adapted adventure story, demonstrating that Lee hasn’t lost his knack for turning literary subjects into cinematic gold.
Thu 5 Aug
- 1h 46min
- Directed by: Philippa Lowthorpe
- Cast: John Heffernan, Jessie Buckley, Keira Knightley
Sally (Knightley) is a prim but committed activist who, with artist Jo (Buckley), aims to infiltrate the 1970 Miss World pageant, although Grenadian contestant Jennifer (Mbatha-Raw) has a different take on the contest. A spirited and sincere look at the contradictions involved; despite the slightly fantastic degree of female solidarity, it’s got an impressive sense of balance.
Thu 12 Aug
Whole Lotta Led are five musicians dedicated to performing some of the greatest music ever written by one of the greatest bands of all time with skill, passion and respect. Now in their twenty-sixth year they are the longest running, professional tribute to the music of Led Zeppelin with their customary two and half hour shows receiving acclaim from Zeppelin lovers the length and breadth of the UK and abroad. Whole Lotta Led have always avoided using wigs and costumes, instead they focus on the music and their five-piece line-up recreates the sounds of Led Zeppelin's original studio albums to an astonishing level of accuracy. Since their formation in 1996 the band have continually led the field of Zep tributes and with over 1,600 shows to their name they have performed 'Stairway To Heaven' more than any other band in the world - INCLUDING Led Zeppelin. Whole Lotta Led - Setting The Standard
Please note that ticket prices will be confirmed and released nearer the time
Sat 22 Jan
Running Time 1h 48min - Drama
Following the closure of a gypsum mine in the Nevada town she calls home, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road.
Exploring an unconventional life as a modern-day nomad, Fern discovers a resilience and resourcefulness unlike any she's known before. Along the way, she meets other nomads who become mentors in the vast landscape of the American West.
Oscar Winner 2021: Best Film, Best Director and Best Actor (McDormand)
From Searchlight Pictures, written for the screen and directed by Chlo Zhao, based on the book by Jessica Bruder, the film also stars David Strathairn and features real-life nomads Linda May, Swankie and Bob Wells.
Thu 19 Aug
- 1h 49min
- Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
- Cast: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, John McIntire, Janet Leigh
Hitch's misogynistic masterpiece has a young secretary take off to hicksville with a bagful of her boss' money. Unfortunately for her, she chooses to put up at the Bates' Motel, run by that nice Norman boy. The ironic dialogue ('Mother's not quite herself today') make it a joy to catch any time around. We liked it, didn't we mother … mother?
Thu 5 Aug
Join Saxophonist James Morton and his Band "Pork Chop" for a magical night of Jazz and Soul mixed up with New Orleans and Funk .
A heady high energy mix of all these influences. A lyrical sax, the unmistakable sound of the Hammond organ, flaring guitar and driving drums - they are guaranteed to get the party started.
James is one of the most exciting saxophonists of his generation and has worked with some of the most prolific artists in the World today over many genres including Fred Wesley and the new JB's, Pee Wee Ellis, Tony Allen, Kasabian, Jazz Jamaica, Raphael Saadiq, Pendulum and Roni Size to mention just a few.
Sat 28 Aug
One of the UK's most exciting saxophonists, vocalists and composers, Kim Cypher returns to Tetbury Goods Shed with her highly popular quintet featuring top UK jazz musicians. This is the perfect opportunity to hear tracks from Kim's highly acclaimed albums together with a great mix of music spanning many genres with a quirky, jazzy twist.
Creating quite a stir on the jazz scene at present, Kim has firmly secured a reputation for top quality, stylish, accessible jazz. Continually described as 'vivacious', her performances are full of positive, vibrant energy, great humour, enthusiasm and wonderful musicianship.
Inspired by the funkier side of jazz and having studied alongside US saxophonist Pee Wee Ellis (esteemed side-man with James Brown) and UK saxophonist Andy Sheppard, Kim's style of performance is best described as 'funky saxophonist meets 1940s jazz singer'. Kim's unique 'funky' style of saxophone playing has been built upon influences by great players such as Gerald Albright, Maceo Parker, Pee Wee Ellis, Andy Sheppard, Barbara Thompson, Dean Fraser, Courtney Pine and Grover Washington. Kim's vocal style has been influenced by the greats: Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald together with a wide range of vocalists / performers including Gunhild Carling, Imelda May, Caro Emerald and Liane Carroll.
The band line up for this special night is quite simply outstanding and features some of the country's most highly regarded and experienced musicians:
Chris Cobbson - Guitar – Anders Olinder - Piano – Mike Green - Double Bass – Mike Cypher - Drums
With a phenomenal line up like this performing a fabulous selection of music, this is without doubt a night not to be missed!
Sat 13 Nov
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