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Middle of Nowhere Announces Bands for 2017

Staffordshire’s Blues, Rock & Country event for everyone has announced  2017’s line up, and it’s bigger than ever. The line up includes local, national and international bands and takes place on Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of July. Special Earlybird offer has come along with the announcement, which features three day weekend tickets, including optional camping, on sale for just ...

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Review: Evita comes to the Regent Theatre

Evita

As we said goodbye to January we said hello to Evita which is running at Hanley’s Regent Theatre until Saturday 4th February. Produced by Bill Kenwright, this musical theatre production of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s West End topping musical had the audience in awe and tears of emotion. Based on the life of Eva Perón, wife of ...

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School Contest to be Judged by Julain Lloyd Webber

A group of eager youngsters, including budding Stone musicians, are aiming to impress Julian Lloyd Webber when he drops into their school to inspire a new generation of performers and to pick two award winners. Many consider the world renowned cellist to be one of the finest musicians of his time, Lloyd Webber is signed up as a guest VIP judge ...

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World-Renowned Musicians Come to Stone

An Evening with Damian Wilson & Adam Wakeman Thursday 16th February @ 7.30pm The Hayes, Longton Road, Stone, Staffs, ST15 8SY Two world-renowned musicians are coming to Stone in a fully acoustic intimate house concert. Taking place in the atmospheric surroundings of the Hayes, a 200-year old mansion close to Stone, Staffordshire , the concert features Damian on vocals and ...

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Review: Sunny Afternoon in Hanley

  Chances are you know a song by The Kinks. If you’re anything like me, then you don’t know you know it, but you do. These days they’re one of those bands whose songs are more famous than they are; Sunny Afternoon, You Really Got Me, Lola, and so many more. So the current showing at the Regent Theatre, Hanley ...

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Festive Winter Concert

Saturday 3rd December sees a festive winter concert at Stone’s Christ Church, given by Stone Choral Society. Conductor Harriet Johnson will be joined by Fulford Community Choir, plus Equale Brass Quintet, with accompaniment from Jenny Hames, baritone Peter Taylor and soprano Kate Thompson. Bob Chilcott’s Wenceslas and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols will be performed, along with a ...

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Review: Dirty Dancing Show Hits the Spot

Dirty Dancing

“Nobody puts Baby in the corner!” Say it to pretty much anyone and they’ll probably know exactly what you’re talking about. For me, it’s an iconic phrase from my “go to” chick flick movie. Patrick Swayze, a hip swaying soundtrack, and of course the dancing, combine for the ultimate in feel good romantic movies. So I was a little cautious ...

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The Show Must Go On! – Stone Revellers Open Auditions

Stone Revellers new production “Songs for a New World”, is getting started, and they want YOU to audition! A show that takes the audience on an emotional journey through the life changing moments that define us all, Songs for a New World takes musical influence from soul, gospel and jazz. A beautiful & challenging production, it provides its players with both ...

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Stone Christmas Lights Switch On 2016

Christmas lights

Stone Town Council have today released the finalised details of this years Christmas lights switch on. Taking place on the High Street on Thursday 17th November this years light’s will be turned on at 7pm by Stone’s Olympic gold medal Winner, Joe Clarke.  Joe shot to Olympic stardom this summer with his sensational gold medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics. ...

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