Going Out | 4 fantastic Bristol events

Four upcoming events from Halloween fun for the kids to a global theatre event

If You Know You Know

WHEN: Thurs 14 Oct 2021, 19:00 – 01:00
WHERE: Strange Brew
PRICE: Free
https://bristolbeacon.org

If You Know You Know is a space for Black British culture and creativity to thrive. With a focus on both music and visual art, celebrate and view the talented creators making moves on the scene. Expect the sounds of grime to dancehall to garage to R&B, alongside visual art, dancing and talking. Move freely through crafted and curated rooms and connect with others rising in their creative work.

Crafty’s Creepy Castle

WHEN: 25 October 2021, 11:00am
WHERE: The Redgrave Theatre, Bristol
PRICE: Adult, £13.50; child, £12.50
CONTACT: info@redgravetheatre.com

From the team behind Marty MacDonald’s Farm and The Santa Shows comes the spookiest Trick Or Treat show ever…

Why has Crafty the Crow gone to live in a haunted castle?
Can Sally the Scarecrow help with its ghostly goings-on?
And why is Pirate Harry making things go bump in the night?

Come in your scariest Hallowe’en costume and join the adventure to find the hidden treasure in… then meet Crafty afterwards and receive a special Trick Or Treat present!

Ichiko Aoba

WHEN: Mon 15 Nov 2021
WHERE: Venue: Strange Brew
PRICE: £10.90 incl. booking fee
https://bristolbeacon.org

Japanese folk singer and songwriter Ichiko Aoba is performing this November. From sound-tracking Zelda for Nintendo Switch to recording her 6th studio album ‘qp’ almost entirely in the dark and collaborating with acclaimed Japanese producer Cornelius, Aoba harnesses a quiet grandeur and has been gracefully carving out a transcendent realm with her otherworldly ambient soundscapes for quite some time.

All Together Now!

Going Out | 4 fantastic Bristol events

WHEN: November 12, 13 & 14, 2021
WHERE: Edington Village Hall on Friday 12 & Saturday 13 November at 7.30pm
Glastonbury Town Hall on 14 November at 7.30pm
TICKETS: £12.50 from www.gsmcs.co.uk/shop or 07342 728290

The award-winning Glastonbury and Street Musical Comedy Society (GpMCS) is joining thousands of theatre groups around the world by staging an exclusive one-weekend-only concert. Hit sing-along tunes from some of the world’s best-loved musicals will be echoing from venues across mid-Somerset in November, as part of a global event celebrating local theatre.

All Together Now! has been created by theatre licence company Music Theatre International (MTI) and has been offered to local theatre groups for free to help them fundraise as they come out of the pandemic.

Groups have been offered the chance to perform some of the musical world’s most famous tunes, which many may not ordinarily get a chance to perform or be able to afford.

Mary Parker, the producer of GSMCS’ All Together Now!, said: “This is an amazing opportunity for a relatively small society like ours to not only have the chance to perform some world-famous hits from some of the most popular musicals, but to also join other theatre groups around the globe in this exciting new project.

“The past 18 months has been a challenging time for everyone, particularly performing arts organisations, and we’re looking forward to welcoming our audiences back with these truly wonderful nights of musical theatre. For us, it’s extra special because it will be the first time we’ve performed for an audience since the start of the pandemic.”

MTI’s president and chief executive, Drew Cohen, said: “MTI’s All Together Now! is about bringing people back to the theatre, whether as audience members or cast, crew and musicians.

“The revue features songs from the world’s most iconic musicals, so there is definitely something for everyone to enjoy. Our goal with this worldwide event is for organisations to provide hope, inspiration and excitement to their communities through the transformative power of musical theatre.”

GSMCS’ All Together Now! will be performed by some of mid-Somerset’s best local singers and feature songs from shows including: Beauty and the Beast, Hairspray, Matilda, Oliver, Sister Act, Mamma Mia, Les Misérables, Guys and Dolls, Rent, My Fair Lady, Company, Jekyll & Hyde, Ragtime and Songs for a New World.

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