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Stone Radio on air tonight

Stone Radio

For the first time ever Stone Radio will be broadcasting live this evening Broadcasting from their “station at the station” (they’re based out of the Stone Railway Station building) Stone Radio Duo – Paul & Cliff will launch the stations first LIVE  broadcast tonight at 8pm. Cliff one of the Station Directors said “This is just a bit of a ...

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Battle of the Somme Centenary Tour Unites Musicians

A live soundtrack for the original iconic 1916 Battle of the Somme silent movie will be performed next weekend which sees two orchestras team up. The acclaimed First World War film will only have a hundred international screenings taking place to mark the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, with music and sound effects performed by a collection ...

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Stone Music Festival on Saturday 8th July 2017

Stone Music Festival

Stone Town Council have organised Stone Music Festival to be held in the Market Square in Stone this July At the moment we’re waiting for final details but so far the following have been announced: Stone Radio A showcase from The Young Musicians Collective The UKUNAUTS Ben Owen Benton Bridge The Tucano Samba Band Murphys Marbles The Vanz …more details ...

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Inn Ringers Support Alzheimer’s Society with 40th Anniversary Concert

The Inn Ringers have announced that The Alzheimer’s Society is their chosen charity for their 40th Anniversary concert on 25th June 2017. Each year the members of The Inn Ringers nominate a charity to support, by an overwhelming majority it was decided the team should support the Alzheimer’s Society. Musical Director Paul Mellor said “The number of people being affected by ...

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Stone’s Rooftop Studios Joins Hunt for Local Young Talent

An exciting new Performing Arts degree course hunting for talented regional young actors & performers is coming to Stone. Talented young actors, singers and dancers from across the region are being given the chance to audition on Sunday, 4th June. The auditions for the new course at the Brighton Institute for Contemporary Theatre Training (BRICTT) will take place at Rooftop Studios in ...

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Review: Grease, Those Summer Nights

Grease

Following on from some superb musical theatre at Hanley’s Regent Theatre, Grease slid in to town this week This 50’s set Rock & Roll classic has been a staple of everyone’s teenage years, and it was great to see it transformed from the silver screen to the theatre. If you’ve somehow missed the many re-runs of the late 70’s film ...

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Sisters Are Doing it for Themselves – and You!

As iconic films go, there’s not many that can stand up to Sister Act. Whoopi Goldberg shined as Delores Van Cartier, lounge singer turned nun, and the Sisters that take her in provide comedic sidekicks and emotional crutches in equal measure. Now, if your favourite parts of Sister Act are the songs, then the live UK tour, based this week ...

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Review: Mamma Mia!

On Wednesday 19th April we headed along to the Regent Theatre in Stoke to be whisked off to Greece, the setting for the famous Mamma Mia musical. The central character Sophie Sheridan is a young girl who is due to be married and as such she wants her mother and father to attend her wedding.  Unfortunately for Sophie she doesn’t ...

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Review: Funny Girl, she sure was!

Funny Girl

On Wednesday 29th March we went along to see the performance of Funny Girl at Hanley’s Regent Theatre, and what a performance it was! The central character in the show is Fanny Brice, a clumsy young performer who is looking for a break into show business. With the help of her friend Eddie she gets the break that she needs ...

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