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Players needed for new ukulele group in Stone

ukulele

Do you own a ukulele? Would you be interested in getting together with other like-minded novice players in Stone to enjoy the popular instrument? If so, Allyn Edwards would like you to join him, with a view to starting up a ukelele group in Stone. If you would like to get together to improve your playing and have fun with other ...

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Summer live music event in Stone town centre

Stone town centre

There’ll be a full day of live music in Stone town centre in July. The summer event – which is being organised and funded by Stone Town Council – will be held in Market Square on Saturday 16th July, with live music from 11am until 9pm. Performers from Stone’s Young Musicians Collective will entertain the crowds up to 6pm. The Collective ...

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January Blues Festival at The Swan

The Swan

The Swan in Stone has a great weekend of music to sweep the January blues away – with three days of the blues! The January Blues Festival takes place on Friday 29th, Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st January at the popular pub in Stafford Street. This year the line-up of artists includes: Dirk Digglers Blues Revue GoodFellas Blues Band Alix ...

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Tickets on sale for Stone Youth Theatre’s RENT

Some of Staffordshire’s brightest up-and-coming performers will showcase their skills later this month in Stone Youth Theatre’s second production, the rock opera RENT. Often considered controversial, RENT is the tenth longest running show on Broadway. Loosely based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera La Boheme, it tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists struggling to survive and create a ...

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Stone Recorded Music Society programme

Stone Recorded Music Society aims to afford pleasure to people interested in recorded music (mainly but not exclusively classical) within a pleasant, comfortable and friendly atmosphere.   The Society, which began in 1944 as Stone Gramophone Society, was renamed Stone Recorded Music Society in 1986. The meetings, roughly on alternate Fridays at Walton Community Centre on Whitemill Lane, startat 7.30pm ...

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Unique music project for children with additional needs

Chuckle Productions, a non-profit arts organisation based in Stone, has received funding from the National Foundation for Youth Music to launch a unique music-making project for children with profound additional needs.   Using specialist sound technology and connective movement therapy, this unique project will allow most children, even the most physically or mentally isolated, to take part and discover music-making ...

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Beyond the Barricade at Sandon Hall

Oak Tree Farm Rural Project has teamed up with Beyond The Barricade for a night of show-stopping music at Sandon Hall on 11th September. Oak Tree Farm Rural Project in Hilderstone, for people with learning disabilities, reaches a significant milestone next October, as it will be 30 years since the organisation was first set up.  The charity has grown and now ...

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Photos and video: Stone Rocks!

A host of young musical talent was on show at Christ Church Academy on Saturday 4th July as one-day mini music festival ‘Stone Rocks’ turned the school fields into an explosion of sound and colour. Organised by Christ Church teacher Kieron Harrison, with support from Stone’s Young Musicians’ Collective, the day saw dozens of young people taking to one of ...

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Launch gig in Stone for The Blueshounds’ debut album

Stone’s The Blueshounds are set to launch their debut album on Saturday 13th June with a gig at The Royal Exchange. The popular foursome, comprising Al, Tony, JP and Caz, told us: “The Blueshounds have been playing our own unique brand of contemporary electric rhythm and blues at pubs, clubs and festivals around the Midlands for the last 11 years.  We decided ...

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