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MUSIC:LINK Events

1st October to 31st October 2017

 

 

1st Sunday 3.00 pm

Anniversary Organ Recital
Marshchapel Arts

For tickets and information contact: Paul Hicks 01472 840642 or email: enquiries@marshchapelarts.co.uk

St Mary's Church, Marshchapel, Lincolnshire

   
    7.00 pm

Lincolnshire Day Celebration
Loretta Rivett and Kate Witney

Songs and dialect of Lincolnshire featuring Loretta Rivett and Kate Witney.

Tickets £15, including Lincolnshire Supper. To book your ticket call Wayne Radley on 07909726585.

Heneage Arms, Hainton

   
    7.30 pm

The Mersey Beatles

The four lads from Liverpool play the entire Sergeant. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Album live as part of a 50th anniversary show, plus 20 Hits from across all eras.

Front circle £16, Back circle £14, Stalls £12. Book tickets online at www.grimsbycentralhall.org or call the Box Office on 01472 355025.

Grimsby Central Hall


2nd
to
30th
every
Monday
6.00 pm

soundLINCS New Tricks North Hykeham

Rhythm and Blues

Adult Music Workshops
Performing tunes from the 1960s to today, bring along your instrument (or voice) to be part of this new band

First session is free to attend
Contact soundLINCS 01522 510073, info @soundlincs.org

Terry O'Toole Theatre, North Hykeham


2nd Monday 8.00 pm

Soaring Skywards choir

The choir will meet on Monday evenings at for approximately two hours. 3rd of 5

The world music repertoire is learnt by ear and there are no public performances involved.

The cost is £35 for all five sessions or £10 for an individual session. For more information contact Ba Wheeler on 01522 532988 or comberba@gmail.com

Bishop Grosseteste University Chapel on Newport


3rd Tuesday 1.00 pm

LICMF Lunchtime Concerts

Jochama Piano Trio
Charis Sykesud - violin
Matthew Johnson- cello
Josh Wilkinson - piano

Smetana Piano Trio in G minor Op.15
Schumann Piano Trio in F major Op.8

LICMF Lunchtime Concerts the 1st Tuesdays in the month

Lincoln Drill Hall

   
    7.15 pm

La Bohéme
Royal Opera House

Puccini's passionate opera is conducted by Antonio Pappano and stars a superb young cast including Nicole Car, Michael Fabiano and Mariusz Kwiecien, in a new production by Richard Jones.

When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall instantly in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill. Acclaimed director Richard Jones (Boris Godunov) directs a new production of Puccini's La bohème. Irresistible in its witty, passionate blend of comedy and tragedy, the opera focusses on the lives of a group of young artists as they eke out an existence on the bohemian fringes of Paris.

Puccini's romantic depiction of bohemian Paris, with memorable music and a love story drawn from everyday life, has captivated audiences around the world, making La bohème one of the best-loved of all operas.

Prices: Full price £14, Over 60s, disabled & companions £12.50, Under 26s, schools & family £10. Please note: there is a £1.50 transaction fee for booking up to 9 tickets online. Contact the Box Office on 01775 764777 or email shcentre@sholland.gov.uk

South Holland Centre, Spalding

   
    7.30 pm

'The Big Sing'
Singing for Pleasure Choir

The Singing for Pleasure Choir love singing (as the name suggests!) and love performing their concerts at Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall. The audience also seem to like joining in so this is an opportunity to come along and sing just for the fun of it. You don't have to be able to read music or sing in a formal way, it's much more about making noise and enjoying exercising those lungs! Wherever you sing now - the shower, the football stadium, the car; this is an opportunity do it with others in a friendly, informal setting with no pressure to perform.

Singing is supposed to release endorphins (the body's natural feel-good hormones) and help with hearing problems too so come along and give it a try.

Entrance FREE with refreshments and bar available. If you want more information, contact Jenny Cripps on 07902 010898 or just come along on the night.

Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall DN21 4LZ


4th Wednesday 12.45 pm

Allegro Appassionato

Lunchtime Recital
Woldsong Church Band

Woldsong was formed through a wish to sing and perform some of the latest worship songs which reflect the hope and love for a great spiritual power. The group can play both acoustically and with a full electric set and play once a month at St James's Church at Cafe Church.

Refreshments served from 11.45am

Concoco Room, Louth Library

   
    7.30 pm

Grantham Music Club

Andrew Unwin - baritone
Philip Robinson - piano

For the first concert we welcome back Philip Robinson so well known to music lovers in Grantham ans the surrounding area. Since his last appearance at the Music Club, Philip has set up a 'Singers Forum' in Nottingham. On this occasion he will give a recital with Andrew Unwin who has sung many diofferent roles in the course of his operatic career. He is Head of Singing at Retpon School. Together they will perform a varied programme of repetoire across the ages to include Songs of Travel by Vaughan Williams and the romantic song recital Liederkreis Opus 39 by Schuman. This should be a most entertaining curtain raiser to our new season

Subscription rates 2017/18 - single adult £52, after 5 Sep £50. Cheques made payable to Grantham Music Club, to Membership Secretary Watside, Oasby Grantham.
single event tickets from Guildhall Arts Centre Box Ofice or on the door £12, students free

The Hall of The Kings School

   
    7.30 pm

City of Lincoln Waites

Admission free.

St Mary Magdalene Church, Bailgate, Lincoln

   
    7.30 pm

Twilights - Simple Gifts
Sinonia Viva

Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Milhaud La Creation du Monde
Martinu La Revue de Cuisine
Copland Appalachian Spring

A wonderful and stirring set of pieces make this concert a gift you won't want to miss and a very welcome addition to the Twilights series of concerts.

Named after the song that inspired Copland's Appalachian Spring and Wagner's Siegfried Idyll that was written as a present to his wife on the birth of their child Siegfried, this concert truly is a gift to be cherished.

Featuring some of the most emotionally charged, inspiring and tender music ever written, this concert will be even more special as it takes place in the grandiose setting of Derby Cathedral, one of Derby's most emotive and moving spaces.

Starting with the creation of earth with Milhaud's La Creation du Monde, the concert will leap across continents and musical history with music from Martinu and Wagner, before finishing firmly on American soil with the stirring and instantly recognisable Appalachian Spring.

Played by Sinfonia Viva, a Grammy nominated Orchestra and conducted by Sinfonia Viva's Principal Conductor Duncan Ward, this concert is sure to live long in the memory. This concert is presented in association with Orchestras Live.

Tickets: Premium £26, Standard Plus £20, Standard £17, Under 26's £11. Contact the box office on 0333 666 3366 or book online.

Derby Cathedral

   
    8.00 pm

Spalding Folk Club
Jimmy Aldridge
Sid Goldsmith

Originally from East Anglia, Jimmy and Sid are making their mark on the national scene and have been on the bill of an impressive list of summer festivals this year.

With deft instrumental work on guitar, concertina and five-string banjo, as well as ringing harmonies they have a broad appeal, and their repertoire of self-penned songs brings an extra dimension to their work. Please pay on the door.

Price £6, £5 for members.

South Holland Centre, Spalding


5th Thursday 12.00noon
to
1.00 pm

Lunch Time Organ Recital
Lisa Taylor - Louth

Admission Free — Retiring Collection.

Bailgate Methodist Church

   
    7.30 pm

Louth & District Concert Society

James Girling - guitar,
Charlotte Badham - mezzo-soprano

Songs and solo guitar pieces with a Spanish and jazz flavor.

tickets on the door

Salvation Army Hall

   
    7.30 pm

The Mile Roses

The Mile Roses folk trio perform contemporary British folk music with a nod to Nashville. The band has gained a great reputation across the UK folk scene, with original songs and close harmonies, accompanied by guitars, bass, cittern, mandolin and fiddle.

Refreshments available during the interval. Ample car parking.
Tickets £12.50 on the door. £10 in advance, online or cash only at Crowland Abbey. Doors open at 7pm. Contact the Revd. Charles Brown Tel: 01733 211763.

Crowland Abbey, East Street, Peterborough


6th Friday 630 pm

Music Night
James Kinsella - tenor
Peter Black - guitarist
David Roy-Martin - bass-baritone
Robert Thompson - piano

An International Evening with stars; Irish Tenor James Kinsella and Virtuoso Guitarist Peter Black, with David Roy-Martin and Robert Thompson.

St James' Church, Westgate, Louth

   
    5.45 pm
&
7.30 pm

Folk Reflections
Sinfonia Viva

Arnold Three Shanties for Wind Quintet, Malcolm Arnold
Dvorak Three Slavonic Dances
Grainger Lisbon Walking Tune
Bartok Romanian Folk Dances
Vinter Two Miniatures
Hooke The Lass of Richmond Hill
Patterson Westerly Winds

Join Sinfonia Viva for a trip across the globe and experience the vast influence and reach of folk music throughout history.

Featuring shanties, Slavonic dances, Romanian folk, miniatures from Devon and Norfolk, as well as extracts from Paul Patterson's Westerly Winds, this will be a concert for folk enthusiasts and general music lovers alike!

Played beautifully by Sinfonia Viva's wind quintet, the show will take place in the epic and historic surroundings of the Derby Cathedral, the perfect place for live music. Feel yourself being drawn in, as notes linger in the building's cavernous walls and swirl gracefully around you, making this a truly inspirational and unforgettable experience.

Part of Derby Folk Festival, this concert is free for Derby Folk Festival wristband holders.

Derby Cathedral


7th Saturday 12.00 noon
3.00 pm
5.00pm

A Call From on High
Sinfonia Viva

Look up to hear towering ballads and music in mid-flight, with this special commission by Sinfonia Viva. Composer Andrew Williams creates four new site specific music and sound performances, using orchestral musicians situated on rooftop locations around Derby Cathedral as a part of Derby Folk Festival.

Look up to hear towering ballads and music in mid-flight, with this special commission by Sinfonia Viva. Composer Andrew Williams creates four new site specific music and sound performances, using orchestral musicians situated on rooftop locations around Derby Cathedral as a part of Derby Folk Festival.

The songs are rooted in folk songs that tell the story of Derby and Derbyshire's history. Providing stirring aural counterpoints to the noise of the City, these emotionally charged flights of musical fancy, will be whisked into the air from the top of Derby Cathedral and down to the busy streets below.

Each site specific piece will be performed on the hour, starting with the last chime of the hour bell and will sound across Derby's Cathedral Quarter, as a celebration of the enduring importance of music and folk traditions.

Free event, no tickets required. Great viewing points to enjoy the show are - Iron Gate and Amen Alley.

Derby Cathedral

   
    7.30 pm

The Strolling Players

Fancy an evening of fun and laughter? Then come and join us as we take a stroll through British Comedy.

Sketches and songs from Victoria Wood, Monty Python, Joyce Grenfell and many other well-known comedians. Guaranteed to get you giggling in your seats.

This reunion includes some of the original group that started over 40 years ago on the Blackfriars Stage.

Adults £9.50, Concessions £7.50 Box Office on 01205 363108.

Blackfriars Theatre, Boston

   
    7.30pm

Harmston Flower Festival
The Hungate Singers

Harmston Parish Church

   
    7.30pm

Newark Music Club

The Cecilian Singers
(Accomplished chamber choir)
conductor Jeremy Jackman
with special guests
Alistair Parnell saxophone and electronic wind instruments
Philip Robinson piano and keyboard

Piety, Jollity and a Ditty for a Deity Enjoy variety through time including Byrd, Mendelsohn and Rogers

Tickets £12, Students 16+ £5, Under 16 free From RST Music Cartergate Newark or email newarkmusicclub@gmail.com

Barnbygate Methodist Church

   
    7.30 pm

Desperado: The History of The Eagles

Saturday 7th October In 2013, The Eagles released their two part "History of the Eagles" DVD in 2013. The DVD quickly went platinum and the band followed it up with a two year tour of most of the world. Combining archival material and concert footage, the film explored the evolution and timeless popularity of the highest selling band in US history. Following the sad loss of Glenn Frey in 2016 the band is unlikely to tour again. Desperado, now in their 9th year, present the musical highlights of this landmark release in a musical journey through your favourite Eagles songs.

Tickets £15.00 Concessions £13.50 www.desperadolive.co.uk

Terry O'Toole Theatre, North Hykeham

   
    7.30 pm

In praise of Nature
Hungate Singers

part of the Harmston Flower Festival.

Tickets £7 available on the door.

Harmston Parish Church


8th Sunday 3.00 pm

Making a Song and Dance
Sinfonia Viva

Featuring some of the most stirring and powerful music, from some of the world's most important and timeless composers.

Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew Themes
Elgar Sospiri
Grainger Molly on the Shore
Barber Adagio
Copland Appalachian Spring

Join Grammy nominated professional orchestra Sinfonia Viva for a concert of poignant power and beauty. Featuring some of the most stirring and powerful music, from some of the world's most important and timeless composers, Making a Song and Dance features instantly recognisable music such as Barber's Adagio and Copland's Appalachian Spring and Grainger's Molly on the Shore. Other musical treats include Elgar's timeless Sospiri and Prokofiev's elegant Overture on Hebrew Themes.

This concert is presented in association with Orchestras Live. Tickets: Full Price £16, Child Under 16 £14, Disabled Or Carer £14, Over 60 £14, Student £8, Unwaged £14. Contact the box office on 01522 873894 or book online at www.lincolndrillhall.com

Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, Lincoln

   
    6.30 pm

The Folk Sessions
Join Crauford Thomson
Heather Benson

Join Crauford Thomson & Heather Benson for an evening playing Folk music from England, Scotland, Italy and more!

Audio of the tunes will be available before each session and for those who work by ear, plus notation for those who like to read.

Lead sheets in C, Bb, Eb and A will be provided so that any instrument can join in. All instruments most welcome!

For further information, contact crauford@54-north.co.uk or call 07947 317077

Terry O'Toole Theatre, North Hykeham


9th Monday 7.15 PM

The Horncastle Choral Society is holding an open rehearsal at 7-15pm on Monday 9th October in the Methodist Church Hall, Queens Rd, Horncastle. Anyone interested in joining a choral society is welcome to come along and join in the rehearsal. There is no obligation to join! Soft drinks and refreshments will be served at the interval. Be assured of a warm welcome!

For more information contact Gerard Berry on 01526 353186 or just turn up on the night!

   
    8.00 pm

Soaring Skywards choir

The choir will meet on Monday evenings at for approximately two hours. 4th of 5

The world music repertoire is learnt by ear and there are no public performances involved.

The cost is £35 for all five sessions or £10 for an individual session. For more information contact Ba Wheeler on 01522 532988 or comberba@gmail.com

Bishop Grosseteste University Chapel on Newport


12th Thurssday 7.30 pm

The Plleas Ensemble

The Pelleas Ensemble was formed at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2011. In 2016 they won both the Grand Prize and the Audience Prize in the St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Music Competition, and in 2015 they won First Prize at the British Harp Chamber Music Competition.

This year they have won the Tillet Trust Young Artists' Programme, and were finalists in the Royal Overseas League Chamber Music Competition. In November, they made their debut at Wigmore Hall and have recently appeared live on BBC Radio 3's ' IN TUNE'.

They were selected to represent the Guilhall at the City of London Festival, and have given numerous recitals at other London venues including St John's Smith Square. They have established a reputation for performing their recitals from memory, which they believe creates an immediate and more intimate connection with their audiences.

Grimsby Central Hall


13th Friday 7.00 pm

Organ Celebration
Colin Walsh
Hillary Punnet
Jeffrey Makinson

Bach Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Bach BWV 565
Bach Joy of man's desiring
Bairstow Blessed city, heavenly Salem
Bairstow Scherzo from Sonata in E flat
Elgar Nimrod from Enigma
Elgar Variations
Elgar Te Deum in F major
Demessieux Te Deum
Rutti Veni creator
Finzi God is gone up
Sullivan The Lost Chord
Widor Toccata from 5th symphony
Parry I was glad

This event is to celebrate nearly two years of roof works being completed. With classical favourites from the Lincoln Cathedral Choir and Cathedral Organists, Colin Walsh, Jeffrey Makinson and Hilary Punnett. We encourage you to come to this event where you will experience the world famous Father Willis Organ being played to its full potential, accompanied by the Lincoln Cathedral Choir.

Free, retiring collection.

Lincoln Cathedral

   
    7.30 pm

Proms Concert
The City of Lincoln Band

Robert Wilson - musical director

St John’s Church, Washingborough

   
    7.30 pm

Scunthorpe and North Lincolnshire Concert Society

Martin James Bartlett - piano

J S Bach Partita No.2 in C minor, BWV 826
Liszt Sonetto 104 del Petrarca Scriabin Sonata No.4 in F sharp, Op. 30
Rachmaninov Prelude in B minor, Op. 32 No. 10
Rachmaninov Prelude in G major, Op. 32 No. 5
Rachmaninov Prelude in G sharp minor, Op. 32
Prokofiev Sonata No.7 in B flat, Op. 83

Martin was winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year award in 2014. "One of the greatest young up and coming piano talents in the music world" - Royal College of Music Magazine "The wit and colour in Martin James Bartlett's playing was thrilling" - The Times

Our season ticket will also gain you half-price admission to Grimsby, Louth and Sprotborough Societies' concerts, subject to availability. Season tickets (all seven concerts) £75
Single tickets £15 School Children*/ Students Free * Children of school age must be accompanied by a paying adult.
tickets are available from: - Mr S. Kavanagh, Orchard Lodge, Westgate, Scotton, Gainsborough DN21 3QX
Telephone: 01724 764293 Email: snkavanagh@googlemail.com

Outwood Academy Foxhills, 2 Foxhills Road, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN15 8LJ

   
    7.30 pm

Proms Night
City of Lincoln Band
Robert Wilson - music director

Tickets from 01522790610 or 10522790705 Or pay at door

St Johns Church Washingborough


14th Saturday 7.00 pm

An Evening With Waddington Military Wives Choir and Special Guests

An evening of songs with the Military Wives from RAF Waddington and their special guests.

Tickets £10.00 Concessions £7.00 & £8.00

Terry O'Toole Theatre

   
    7.30 pm

Special Charity Concert
Orpheus MVC (Grimsby & Cleethorpes)
Musical Director Richard A Bradley
Acco
mpanist Esther Peterson

Tonna Male Voice Choir

Tonna are a prestigious Welsh Choir who have kindly offered their services for this concert, the proceeds of which will be donated to Marie Curie Cancer Care

Tickets £12 available from the Coffee Shop at the Minster,
also by ringing 01472-277277 or 01472-233687 or 01472-242783

Grimsby Minster

   
    7.30pm

30th Anniversary Concert
The Hungate Singers

Including many of our favourite pieces from the last 30 years

Tickets £8 from Bailgate Post Office, Tel. 01522 525031 or on the door.

St Nicholas' Church, Newport, Lincoln

   
    7.30 pm

Past Masters - Lets Rock

Past Masters return this autumn with the amazing Stan Fuller, once again providing the highs with some new sounds and songs to keep it fresh, along with the old stuff to satisfy those of you who love the classics.

Whatever the material, this music is all taken from the late fifties and the swinging sixties, with the odd foray into the seventies too, but one thing is for sure, if you were there then, you should be here now!

All tickets: £17.

Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough

   
    7.30 pm

Magnificent Seven Jazz Band

Formed in 2013 by a nucleus of musicians from the Chris Barber, Acker Bilk and Kenny Ball bands, the Magnificent Seven Jazz Band comprises some of the most sought after and successful musicians on the jazz scene today.

Performing a wide range of jazz styles. Paying homage to the great jazz masters of the early jazz period as well as keeping alive the sounds of the swing era, the Magnificent Seven's repertoire also celebrates the jazz revival of the 1950's, tipping their hat to the great bands Barber, Ball and Bilk. This band takes no prisoners!

They play a varied repertoire, with compositions and arrangements by Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Louis Prima, Errol Garner, Fats Waller, Chucho Valdez, Paquito D'Rivera and many more.

Tickets £13 in advance, £15 on the door.

Grimsby Central Hall


15th Sunday 10.00 am
to
4.00 pm

Harmony Taster
Harmony Lincs

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sing in a close harmony group? Well, here's your chance. Harmony Lincs are offering a FREE one-day workshop for male voices under the title: - HARMONY TASTER -

The ability to read music is not a requirement as we provide all the materials necessary to be able to sing in harmony within minutes of arrival. So just bring yourself. The Churchill Suite has its own FREE car park Food can be purchased at the hotel, or you may wish to bring your own packed lunch. Oh, and by the way it's fun!

For more information and / or to reserve your place at this workshop: Contact: Richard Marriott - Tel: 01400 272628 Email: Visit www.harmonylincs.com/contact

Branston Hall Hotel(Churchill Suite), Lincoln Road, Branston LN4 1PD

   
    7.30 pm

Golden Anniversary Celebration
Richard Digance

Join Richard for a celebration of his 50 years of songs and stories that led to a BAFTA Nomination and The British Academy of Composers Gold Award. 31 albums, music for Bill Bryson's audio book and over 3 million YouTube views prove it was a successful journey.

He is supported by acoustic duo The Broadside Boys on their first British tour as they promote their new album Plenty More Fish in the Sea.

Adults £15.50, Concessions £13.50 Box Office on 01205 363108.

Blackfriars Theatre, Boston


16th Monday 7.30 pm

Autumn Bonanza
Lindum Ladies' Choir
Anne Osborne and Linda Hepburn-Booth Concert Music Directors and Accompanists:

Varied programme to suit all tastes.

Tickets £5 including refreshments.

Venue: United Reformed Church, St. Andrew's, Lincoln

   
    8.00 pm

Soaring Skywards choir

The choir will meet on Monday evenings at for approximately two hours.5th of 5

The world music repertoire is learnt by ear and there are no public performances involved.

The cost is £35 for all five sessions or £10 for an individual session. For more information contact Ba Wheeler on 01522 532988 or comberba@gmail.com

Bishop Grosseteste University Chapel on Newport


17th Tuesday 7.30 pm

Boston Concert Club

Wind Trio (Trio Volant)
Oboe, Clarinet & Bassoon

These concerts are promoted by Boston Concert Club which aims to bring live, professional quality music to the town and local schools.

For 67 years the Club has brought a wide variety of music and performers, many of international repute, to our town. Every season performers are selected to give a variety of styles instruments and programmes with the aim of having something to appeal to everyone.

If you become a member of the Concert Club the cost is only £45 for all 6 concerts, £40 for over 60's Otherwise you can buy a guest ticket at a cost of £10 if pre-booked or £12 on the door. Children and students are Free for all conncerts.
From: Mrs V Robinson, Somersby, 15 Fernleigh Way, Boston Lincs PE21 9QF (please enclose SAE)

The Guildhall, Boston


19th
&
20th
Thursday
&
Friday
7.30 pm

"Out of the Hat"
County Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society

Join CAODS during their 2017 tour of Lincolnshire. This award-winning company (based in Lincoln) are ready to entice you with a magical evening of song, dance and laughter. A variety show like no other with a magical twist supplied by the talents of the amazing Brian Hellyer. The show features music from some of the most popular musicals (both modern and traditional) ever staged, together with mesmerising dance routines and comedy sketches, all ages are sure to find 'Out of the Hat' delightfully entertaining. With a wave of a magic wand, we will bring the world of musical theatre to life before your very eyes; you just won't believe what we can pull out of the hat!

Tickets £12.50 reg. and £10.50 cons. available from the Box Office, 01522 519999 or www.newtheatreroyallincoln.co.uk (Tickets will be available on the door, but book early to avoid disappointment).

New Theatre Royal, Lincoln


20th Friday 7.30 pm

Band of the Coldstream Guards

We are delighted to welcome back The Regimental Band of The Coldstream Guards to Lincoln Cathedral for their Autumn Concert.

The theme is to remember the Centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele in 1917. The Director of Music Major Simon Haw MBE has written a special piece of music to mark this important date. The Band will be playing this at the Concert.

This event will raise funds for ABF The Soldiers' Charity and all proceeds will go directly to the charity.

Their pageantry and splendour will be brought here to the Cathedral and as this year sees the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele, the Director of Music has composed a piece specially to remember this battle and a member of the band has composed a most moving poem which he will read as the music is played. As well as this, the band has an ensemble who wear eighteenth century uniform and play 18th century instruments so a free and colourful history lesson is included. Come along and be part of a magnificent occasion in our magnificent cathedral.

Tickets are priced at £20 and £15, available from the Cathedral Shop.

Lincoln Cathedral


21st Saturday 11.30 am

Sixteen Eighty Five

Early music and classical music is performed for the Saturday session at Lincoln Drill Hall cafe bar.

Free entry.

Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, Lincoln

   
    7.00 pm

Scunthorpe Male Voice Choir

St. Lawrence's Church, Scunthorpe

   
    7.30 pm

Formby

Formby follows George Formby's rise from awkward stable boy to one of Britain's biggest stars. In a unique one-man performance Ewan Wardrop plays the role of Formby, as well as all the key characters involved in this fascinating slice of his life.

'Formby' is a funny, touching and thoughtful play of an essentially ordinary man with an extraordinary talent.

This sensational production features many of Formby's classic hits brilliantly performed live by Wardrop on the Ukulele, including: Blackpool Rock, Leaning on a Lamppost, When I'm Cleaning Windows, TT races, and many more.

Tickets: £12, £10

Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough

   
    7.30 pm

Programme of American Music with Barry Whitfield
Grimsby Philharmonic Society
conductor Susan Hollingworth

Tickets from Central Hall ?Box Office 01472 355025 e-mail boxoffice@grimsbycentralhall.org

Central Hall, Duncombe Street, Grimsby

   
    7.30 pm

From Broadway To Saxilby
Foss Ladies Choir
Martin Yates - music director
Over The Hil - guest
Jonathan Jarvis - guest

Come and join us for an evening of entertainment featuring Foss Ladies Choir

Tickets £6 available from The Willow Tree, High Street, Saxilby (the former Post Office) or available to purchase on the door.
Donations to Dementia UK and NET Patient Foundation

Saxilby Village Hall, High Street, Saxilby


25th Wednesday 12.45 pm

Allegro Appassionato

Piá Bromley - violin

Maurice Davies will accompany another remarkable young musical talent from Scunthorpe. Piá began studying the violin at a young age and soon realised that she wanted to pursue it as a career.

Refreshments served from 11.45am.

Concoco Room, Louth Library


25th
&
27th
&
28th

 

Wednesday
&
Friday
&
Saturday
7.30 pm

Music for Voices, Lute & Theorbo
Kate Witney - Soprano
Damir Sertic - Counter Tenor
Robert Foster - Lute and Theorbo

Music by Dowland, Purcell, Monteverdi and others.

More information: www.katewitney.co.uk. To book: 01673 849084

Wednesday - St. John's Wood Church, London
Thursday - St James's Church, Louth
Saturday - Bishop Grosseteste University Chapel


26th

Thursday 7.30 pm

Piano Portraits
Rick Wakeman

Currently celebrating his 50th year as a professional musician, keyboard player, songwriter and broadcaster, Rick Wakeman recently made chart history when his Piano Portraits album became the first solo piano album to enter the UK's Top 10.

Initially inspired by the unprecedented reaction to his performance of David Bowie's Life On Mars on BBC Radio 2 in early 2016, Piano Portraits features instrumental versions of hits Wakeman originally performed on (Space Oddity, Morning Has Broken & Wondrous Stories) as well as others specifically chosen for their wonderful melodies, including Stairway To Heaven, Help and Eleanor Rigby.

He has also added a selection of some of his favourite classical pieces (Berceuse, Clair de Lune and Swan Lake).

St Boltoph's Church, Boston


28th Saturday 7.00 pm

Lincolnshire Hospitals Band - Charity Concert

Yet another chance to see the only hospital based brass band in England and Wales. See what all the fuss is about and be entertained!

All Saints Church North Scarle

   
    7.30 pm

Music for the season of All Saints & All Souls
North Hykeham & District Choral Society
Nick Perry - director
Simon Clarke - organ

Vivaldi Gloria
Fauré Requiem

Tickets £7 includes refreshments
Enquiries contact: 07702 002158

Holy Cross Parish Church, Skellingthorpe Road, Lincoln LN6 7RA

   
    7.30 pm

Lincoln Orpheus Male Voice Choir
Alan Humphries - musical director
Ed Wellman - accompanist

All Saints Church, Wragby


29th Sunday 3.00 pm

Luba Tunnicliffe & Gamal Khamis

South Holland Concerts opens its new season on Sunday afternoons with two outstanding musicians.

Luba Tunnicliffe is pursuing a successful career both in chamber music and with prestigious orchestras, and pianist Gamal Khamis has performed as soloist and chamber musician in all the major British concert halls and in festivals worldwide.

Their programme includes pieces by Hummel, Telemann and Brahms. This concert is supported by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust.

Prices: Full price £13.50, over 60s, disabled & companion £12, under 16s & F/T students free. Please note there is a £1.50 transaction fee for booking up to 9 tickets online.

South Holland Centre, Spalding


31st Tuesday 1.10 pm

Sean Whytock - piano

Sean Whytock is a composer, arranger and pianist from Carlisle, Cumbria. After studying classical music at university, he has since then continued to work as a freelance composer for films and media, as well as performing piano repertoire across the UK.

He will be performing works by Boulanger, Chopin, Beethoven and Debussy, as well as an original composition.

This is a free event included within the normal Cathedral entry charge.

Lincoln Cathedral


31st
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7.30 pm

HMS PINAFORE
Scunthorpe Gilbert and Sullivan Society
Directed by Roberta Morrell

Gilbert and Sullivan's bright and breezy musical comedy, full of topsy-turvy humour and rousing tunes. Will the Captain's daughter get to marry her sailor boy, or be forced into an alliance with the Ruler of the Queen's Nay-vee? There's fun for all as the plot unravels in this fully-staged production. Come along and enjoy the fun.

Tickets: Tuesday 31st October - all tickets £9.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 1st - 3rd November tickets £12 and £10 concessions.
Theatre Box Office: 0844 854 2776 Postal bookings must be made in advance before Monday 23rd October 2017, from The Society's own booking officer only, with tickets subject to availability.
SPECIAL DISCOUNT : BUY 9 TICKETS AND GET THE 10TH FREE

The Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe