Calendar

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Oct 27 @ 19:30 The Exchange
TV wildlife presenters from Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Winterwatch broadcasters Martin Hughes-Games and Iolo Williams present the wild and exciting WILDLIFE ROAD TRIP Natural history broadcasters Martin Hughes-Games and Iolo Williams team up to perform this[...]
Nov 2 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Come and celebrate with the band as they commemorate 30 YEARS since the Wilburys original album release and pay a special tribute to The Big O, who died later the same year. Roy Orbison and[...]
Nov 9 @ 19:30 The Exchange
We invite you to pay homage to one of the most prolific artists of the 20th century John Denver. ‘A Celebration of John Denver’ will take you on a magical journey through the musical career[...]
Nov 10 @ 15:00 The Exchange
Rage, Tears & Cider – Peace Day 1919 This original play is to be performed on the weekend when the country will celebrate the end of the Great War. Set in Sturminster Newton on a[...]
Nov 10 @ 17:30 The Exchange
Rage, Tears & Cider – Peace Day 1919 This original play is to be performed on the weekend when the country will celebrate the end of the Great War. Set in Sturminster Newton on a[...]
Nov 18 @ 19:30 The Exchange
MATT MONRO….HIS LIFE…….HIS MUSIC…..PORTRAYED BY ……MATT MONRO JNR. THE MATT MONRO STORY “THE SINGER’S SINGER” CELEBRATING THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF THE LEGENDARY MATT MONRO. THE MATT MONRO STORY IS AN INSPIRED AND UNFORGETTABLE SHOW.[...]
Nov 23 @ 19:30 The Exchange
DAVID STARKEY. HENRY VIII: THE FIRST BREXITEER? Henry VIII, like a colossus, bestrides the history of our country. He invented the idea of British uniqueness; in fact, the Reformation could be defined as the first[...]
Nov 24 @ 20:00 The Exchange
We are thrilled to be welcoming back Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young, Drew Barfield, Mark Pinder, Steve Greetham, Jamie Moses and Melvin Duffy (UK’s premier pedal steel player). One of the UK’s most popular Live[...]
Nov 29 @ 19:30 The Exchange
She’s Merkel To His Trump. He’s Boris to her Theresa. Two of Britain’s finest impressionists come together on one bill to make sense (and nonsense) of a world where Boris Johnson is Foreign Secretary, Donald[...]
Dec 1 @ 19:30 The Exchange
The Exchange welcomes the UK’s authoritative Queen tribute show, played absolutely live in a two-hour rock spectacle! Champions of Rock recreates the magic, fun & showmanship of the bands touring days, as they played to[...]
Dec 7 @ 19:30 The Exchange
A Christmas Night at the Opera features some of the greatest arias and ensembles from the operas of Mozart, Rossini, Verdi, Bizet, Puccini, Offenbach and Gilbert & Sullivan. The artists appear in sumptuous period evening[...]
Dec 8 @ 19:30 The Exchange
A Christmas Night at the Opera features some of the greatest arias and ensembles from the operas of Mozart, Rossini, Verdi, Bizet, Puccini, Offenbach and Gilbert & Sullivan. The artists appear in sumptuous period evening[...]
Dec 10 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Away in a manger, no crib for a bed… Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh. A donkey, a camel and a new born lamb. A tiny baby, wrapped in swaddling clothes lying in a makeshift bed in[...]
Dec 14 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Led by the ‘Catsuit Wonder Girl’ vocalist Janey Bombshell, this ‘all live’ band delivers a power packed spectacle that will have the women dancing in the aisles and the men ‘air guitaring’to all those hits[...]
Dec 15 @ 10:45 The Exchange
The Sturminster Newton Orchestra is a group of musicians of all standards and all ages who meet on Saturday mornings to play a variety of music: folk songs and dances; light classics; music from the shows;[...]
Dec 15 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Join 60’s hit makers The Dreamers (formerly Freddie and The Dreamers), as they recreate their hits including I’m Telling You Now, You Were Made For Me, If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody, Over[...]
Dec 20 @ 14:00 The Exchange
Neil Sands and his brilliant West End cast are back with their Christmas production which has been described as like a sparkly Christmas card come to life. It is a truly spectacular mix of over[...]
Dec 29 @ 19:30 The Exchange
One Night of SKA is a two hour homage to the music, bands and artistes that influenced two generations of teenagers. Taking the best of the original 1960s Jamaican scene as well as the 2[...]
Jan 11 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Ninebarrow are a multi-award-winning folk duo, who are impressing audiences across the country with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition. Described by Mark Radcliffe as sounding like ‘two halves of one voice’,[...]
Jan 19 @ 19:30 The Exchange
FLEETWOOD BAC are the world’s first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself, the only Mac tribute to authentically replicate the classic ‘Rumours’ line-up. Over the last few years they have[...]
Jan 24 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Following 60 sold out shows last year, “The Count of Cornwall” is back again with his unique style of comedy. Jethro will probably be remembered for years to come with so many people loving this[...]
Jan 25 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Following 60 sold out shows last year, “The Count of Cornwall” is back again with his unique style of comedy. Jethro will probably be remembered for years to come with so many people loving this[...]
Feb 2 @ 19:30 The Exchange
The World’s No1 Electric Light Orchestra tribute, re-living the musical heritage of Jeff Lynne. ELO Again perform pop masterpieces such as Mr Blue Sky, Livin’ Thing, Turn to Stone, Sweet Talking Woman, Shine A Little[...]
Feb 22 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Jason Donovan & His Amazing Midlife Crisis Tour Jason is delighted to announce that he is extending his Amazing Midlife Crisis Tour into 2019 with a final series of dates. This is a tour with[...]
Mar 9 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Since 1959 the tradition at Ronnie Scott’s has always been to have house musicians – that tradition continues with The Ronnie Scott All Stars. Co-hosted by saxman Alex Garnet and pianist James Pearson, Ronnie Scott’s[...]
Apr 13 @ 10:45 The Exchange
The Sturminster Newton Orchestra is a group of musicians of all standards and all ages who meet on Saturday mornings to play a variety of music: folk songs and dances; light classics; music from the shows;[...]
May 3 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly both grew up in the same part of Texas. They recorded their earlier work in the Norman Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico, even at one point recording the same[...]
Jul 5 all-day The Exchange
  For three days Sturminster Newton is alive with the sounds of Boogie Woogie. There are too many venues to list, too many events to describe. For a programme and tickets visit the festival website[...]
Jul 6 all-day The Exchange
  For three days Sturminster Newton is alive with the sounds of Boogie Woogie. There are too many venues to list, too many events to describe. For a programme and tickets visit the festival website[...]
Jul 7 all-day The Exchange
  For three days Sturminster Newton is alive with the sounds of Boogie Woogie. There are too many venues to list, too many events to describe. For a programme and tickets visit the festival website[...]
Jul 20 @ 10:45 The Exchange
The Sturminster Newton Orchestra is a group of musicians of all standards and all ages who meet on Saturday mornings to play a variety of music: folk songs and dances; light classics; music from the shows;[...]
Dec 14 @ 10:45 The Exchange
The Sturminster Newton Orchestra is a group of musicians of all standards and all ages who meet on Saturday mornings to play a variety of music: folk songs and dances; light classics; music from the shows;[...]