Nick Drake's songs at the Fisher
THE haunting an unique music of Nick Drake can be heard at Bungay's Fisher theatre this evening.Presented by signer-songwriter Keith James and Rick Foot, The Songs of Nick Drake highlights how the work of the once largely unnoticed Drake has become the most revered of all English singer-songwriters.
THE haunting an unique music of Nick Drake can be heard at Bungay's Fisher theatre this evening.
Presented by signer-songwriter Keith James and Rick Foot, The Songs of Nick Drake highlights how the work of the once largely unnoticed Drake has become the most revered of all English singer-songwriters.
The concert is at 7.30pm and tickets are �12.
Tomorrow evening the music is of a different kind as Songs that Won the War are performed, a celebration of wartime classics brought to the theatre by Plexious Productions.
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There will be sketches, poems, speeches and visual clips that played a big part in keeping up the morale of troops abroad and families at home. The White Cliffs of Dover, We'll Meet Again, Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, There'll Always be an England and many more will stir the emotions and dampen the eyes in a concert in which 10pc of every ticket will go to the charity Help for Heroes. Tickets are �8.50 (�7 concessions).
There is another change of tempo on Sunday as The Swing Commanders take the stage at 7.30pm. With six specialist musicians, five solo voices and 14 instruments, the high energy sextet will wow listeners and dancers with the best of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s swing. The international Swing Commanders have established a wide reputation as Europe's top western swing band. Tickets are �10 (�8 concessions).
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At lunch-time on Wednesday there is the second of the lunch-time concerts at the Fisher, this one featuring Danielle Perrett on the Georgian harp. It is an entertaining celebration of the harp, harp music and musical stories from around the time the Fisher Theatre originally opened in 1828. Tickets are �6 for the 1.15pm concert.
On Wednesday evening Bob Brolly, originally from Derry, Northern Ireland, will deliver a huge range of easy listening songs. He hosts his own radio sown in Ireland. Tickets are �12.
The Thursday film next week is Nowhere Boy (15).
The current art exhibition at the theatre features the work of Nancy Milner, who explores ideas of place and the influence they have on our lives. It runs throughout May
Tickets for all events at the Fisher Theatre can be booked through the box office on 01986 897130 or via the website: www.fishertheatre.org