What’s On

Date & Time What's On
Monday, 24th July, 2017 - Saturday, 29th July, 2017
7:30 pm

Minehead & Exmoor Music Festival


This is to to introduce you to the programme for this year’s Minehead & Exmoor Music Festival which is celebrating its 54th season.

This year there are three full symphony orchestra concerts in Minehead. After a long and happy association with Dulverton, there won’t be a concert there this year so it is hoped that regular supporters from that part of West Somerset will come to the Minehead concerts. The orchestral concerts this year are on Monday, Wednesday & Saturday at the Regal Theatre.
Artistic Director and conductor Richard Dickins has again produced a wonderful programme of music and persuaded eminent and internationally renowned soloists to perform with the orchestra.

Please see the three separate dates for details about the individual concerts.

Tickets: £18.00 / Students £3.00 per concert.

(All three concerts £50.00 – ONLY AVAILABLE VIA REGAL BOX OFFICE – NOT ONLINE)

Monday, 24th July, 2017
7:30 pm

Minehead Festival Monday Concert


The Festival Orchestra conducted by Richard Dickins.

TIPPETT – Little Music for strings

MOZART – Clarinet Concerto (Soloist Sarah Thurlow)

MENDELSSOHN – Intermezzo from A midsummer Night’s Dream

MOZART – Symphony No 40

Tickets: £18.00 / Students £3.00 per concert.

(All three concerts £50.00 – ONLY AVAILABLE VIA REGAL BOX OFFICE – NOT ONLINE)

 

 

Wednesday, 26th July, 2017
7:30 pm

Minehead Festival Wednesday Concert


The Festival Orchestra conducted by Richard Dickins.

SMETANA – Vltava from Ma Vlast

BRUCH – Scottish Fantasy (Soloist Gina McCormack – Violin)

STRAVINSKY – Petrouchka (1947 version)

Tickets: £18.00 / Students £3.00 per concert.

(All three concerts £50.00 – ONLY AVAILABLE VIA REGAL BOX OFFICE – NOT ONLINE)

 

Saturday, 29th July, 2017
7:30 pm

Minehead Festival Saturday Concert


The Festival Orchestra conducted by Richard Dickins.

BIZET – L’Arlesienne Suite No 2

LISZT – Piano Concerto No 1 (Soloist Cyrus Cheng)

DVORAK – Symphony No 9 ‘From the New World’

Tickets: £18.00 / Students £3.00 per concert.

(All three concerts £50.00 – ONLY AVAILABLE VIA REGAL BOX OFFICE – NOT ONLINE)

Tuesday, 1st August, 2017
7:30 pm

PETER PAN - Chapterhouse Theatre


Tickets: Adults £13.00, Friends £12.50, students/children/ES40s £10.00  Family of 4 £40.00.  Under 5’s free.

Peter Pan

By J M Barrie

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy, Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter, far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids, magical fairies and the cruellest pirate of them all, Captain Hook. Presented by special arrangement with Samuel French and in support of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, J.M.Barrie’s timeless classic is brought to life in a brand new adaptation by award winning writer Laura Turner, with beautifully designed costumes, music and songs. Join Peter and his friends for what promises to be the most magical evening of the summer.

Presented by arrangement with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and Samuel French Limited

Wednesday, 2nd August, 2017
7:30 pm

NEW JERSEY BOYS


Tickets: Adults £16.50, friends £16.00, students and ES40s £8.50. 

Back by public demand, this dynamic show, which continues to play to sell-out audiences across the UK, returns to the Regal. The action packed celebration of the unique sounds of the Four Seasons features the amazing falsetto voice of Einar Vestman and the humour of all round entertainer Gary Gould. The vibrant two set programme includes all the hits such as Walk Like a Man, Sherry, Ragdoll and more, plus a selection of classics from another great rock and roll band, Showaddywaddy.
This is an unmissable evening which is guaranteed to get you singing along and tapping your feet.
Early booking is strongly recommended.

Thursday, 3rd August, 2017
2:00 pm

STORY-WELL


Tickets – Adults £5, children £2.00, family of 4 £12.00

Note start time.

Alex Simson captivates audiences of all ages by creating an irresistible atmosphere of wonder and mystery with her voice and presence. Children and adults alike find her stories enchanting and mesmerising. Her tales are carefully selected so that whilst listening to them, it feels as if one is not only being told a story but transported on an adventure that sets the imagination on fire. Come
along to this family event and enjoy her modern take on traditional storytelling, you won’t be disappointed.
STORY-WELL’S Alex Simson makes a repeat appearance on Wednesday August 9 at 2.00pm.

Wednesday, 9th August, 2017
2:00 pm

STORY-WELL


Tickets – Adults £5, children £2.00, family of 4 £12.00

Alex Simson captivates audiences of all ages by creating an irresistible atmosphere of wonder and mystery with her voice and presence. Children and adults alike find her stories enchanting and mesmerising. Her tales are carefully selected so that whilst listening to them, it feels as if one is not only being told a story but transported on an adventure that sets the imagination on fire. Come
along to this family event and enjoy her modern take on traditional storytelling, you won’t be disappointed.

Thursday, 10th August, 2017
7:30 pm

Tasha Leaper as MADONNA


Tickets: Adults £15, Friends £14.50, students/ES40s £9.00

‘Into The Groove’, ‘Holiday’, ‘Like A Prayer’, ‘Vogue’, ‘Beautiful Stranger’, ‘Hung Up’, ‘Material Girl’… the hits just keep on coming in this dynamic tribute to the undisputed Queen of Pop, Madonna!
Tasha Leaper will take you back through the years performing all of Madonna’s greatest hits. She has the looks, the voice AND the moves to make for a truly authentic experience.
With a live band and professional dancers this show gives you replica dance routines, iconic costume changes and an overall high energy concert experience.
You will be literally dancing in your seats!
Tasha lived in Minehead for 13 years and was previously seen in Sing Out Louise . She is really looking forward to returning to perform at the Regal Theatre alongside Paul Doolan who plays in her amazing band.

Tuesday, 15th August, 2017
2:30 pm

PUNCH AND JUDY


TICKETS: Adults £5.00, Children £2.00, Family of 4, £12.00

Note start time.

David Milton is a familiar face in Watchet and never more so than when he adopts the name of ‘Mr Mommet’ to perform his well-loved Punch and Judy shows. He has been performing for nearly 30 years in and around West Somerset at fetes, weddings, children’s parties, summer balls and on the beach at Minehead and Watchet, as well as in village halls from Staplegrove to Bridgwater, down to Brendon and South Molton. He has also entertained at music festivals in Watchet, Glastonbury and Shepton Mallet.
He gives talks on the history of Punch and Judy, and has even helped perform a live play on Punch and Judy.
This is a welcome opportunity for some quirky, but traditional entertainment from a true master.

Repeat performance on Tuesday 22 August

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