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  • Last Thursday Bollywood Dance event launches 2016

    Last Thursday Bollywood Dance event launches 2016

     present a performance and workshop of Bollywood dance Sohan Kailey Sohan Kailey (Director of Aashiyana Arts) is a Performing Artist, Dancer, Professional Entertainer, Actor and Children’s Entertainer, Streat Theatre Artist and Puppeter. Sohan has been involved in the performing arts for many years and has worked with various organisations to engage audiences in dance and performance. Sohan is […]

  • Art Postcards raise more than £600 to support refugees

    Art Postcards raise more than £600 to support refugees

    Artists  in the Forest of Dean responding to the plight of refugees have raised more than £600 in an auction of  original postcards. the money will be used to support the refugee camps in Calais. Do what you can “an act of kindness is never a wasted act”

  • Not so Cut off? It s a Love Story – Support your local cinema!

    Not so Cut off? It s a Love Story – Support your local cinema!

      Sunday afternoon 3pm  and ‘Carol’ is playing at Studio cinema in Coleford -will there be a wet afternoon rush for the lush big screen showing a film that has had clutches of great reviews? Dark ,usual 20 minutes of trailers and short films that turn out to be adverts but there are six of […]

  • Annual Custard Band Ceili – raises £400 + to Support Refugees Actions

    Annual Custard Band Ceili  – raises £400 +  to Support Refugees Actions

    Invention and Tradition meet up on the dance floor as the Custard band arrive to offer an evening of old and new dances in their bid to sew together that gap between christmas and the new year A chance to revisit the circles,right hand stars and the swings as well as the smell of  vegetables,all […]

  • ORIGINAL POSTCARD ART FOR AID BOXES FOR REFUGEES

    ORIGINAL POSTCARD ART FOR AID BOXES FOR  REFUGEES

      ORIGINAL POSTCARD ART FOR AID BOXES FOR REFUGEES Forest of Dean artists, writers, poets and musicians are coming together to fundraise for Aid Boxes to go to refugees in a camp in France This is an opportunity for you to contribute a piece of A5 sized art, for             […]

  • Last Thursday Radio Banska Thurs Nov 26th

    Last Thursday Radio Banska Thurs Nov 26th 7-30pm A jazz infused blend of Balkan passion and latin rhythms with uniquely original compositions. This Bath-based instrumental quintet features electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, percussion and violin –  Banska live Country Mile  They have played at Marlborough International Jazz Festival, St. Ives Jazz Club, Teignmouth Jazz Festival, […]

  • Good WEEK FOR LIVE MUSIC

    Good WEEK FOR LIVE MUSIC

    Last Thursday  KICKS OFF NEW SEASON OF MONTHLY GIGS Brass Junkies – wonderful 8 piece mardi gras/jazz/funk/soul Thurs 29th October from 7-30pm at the Evergreen Hall Broadwell  GL16 7BN         Saturday night 31st October you can enjoy return of Sam Lee and friends at Mackenzie Hall Brockweir  contact adrian birch  to book tickets […]

  • ‘Space to Dance’ – Thursdays 10am Broadwell Memorial Hall

    ‘Space to Dance’ – Thursdays 10am  Broadwell Memorial Hall

    ‘Space to Dance’ ? Thursday Mornings 10 am Memorial  Hall Broadwell Its not a class but it is a lovely place to move around You can contribute by bringing some music. ” Dancing in a wonderfully big space to a brilliant range of great music – very liberating !” R “Friendly, fun session – total freedom […]

  • Club Django Mon 5th October

    C L U B     D J A N G O Hot Club Gypsy Jazz   Are pleased to announce a special evening of Gypsyjazz  with the internationally acclaimed PAULUS SCHAFER TRIO   Monday  October 5th  at 8.00pm admission  £ 12 THE MINERS ARMS, WHITECROFT, GL15 4PE (details/location see: www.minersarmswhitecroft.com)   Regarded as gypsy jazz royalty […]

  • Forest Food and Drink Showcase Speech House Sunday 4th October 10am

    Forest Food and Drink Showcase Speech House Sunday 4th October 10am

    Forest Showcase Food & Drink Festival  A celebration of food, music & art The Forest Showcase Food & Drink Festival is back in the Speech House Hotel grounds on Sunday 4th October 2015. The recipe for the weekend? ……..well take over 80 top local and artisan producers, a big serving of stunning hot food, add […]