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The Reading Bach Choir, Sat 5th Apr
Queen Anne's School, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 6DX
Singles Soiree, Mon 28th Apr
Bear Hotel, Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1HS
Teddy White Lite, Fri 25th Apr
Bear Hotel, Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1HS
Nudybronque + Trapped on Amber, Fri 4th Apr
Winchester Gate, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1JA
Open Mic Night, Thu 24th Apr
Bear Hotel, Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1HS

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This May Hurt A Bit with Stephanie Cole at Oxford Playhouse
Celebrated theatre company Out of Joint returns to Oxford Playhouse with biting political comedy This May Hurt A Bit, from Tuesday April 22 ...
A fab comedy club with Ivo Graham and Kate Lucas at Riffs
This month’s Riffs Comedy Club takes place on Thursday April 17. Opening the night will be Kate Lucas, the winner of the Leicester Mercur...
The Baroness brings sparkling cabaret to Rising Sun Arts
Emcee and Hostess of the recent Alternative Queen of Reading Competition, Baroness Maria von Hackemann brings her 1930s style Berlin cabaret...

more »Music

The Acoustic Sessions play host to The Shudders and Ethemia
The new weekly night The Acoustic Sessions at Riffs in Greatfield near Swindon every Friday have been causing quite a stir in music circles ...
Catch the stunning Gaz Brookfield in Devizes on April 24
That Gaz Brookfield bloke is pretty good. The singer songwriter, who is now Bristol based, but originally came from that there Swindon, has ...
New Model Army at The Oxford O2
New Model Army’s tour come to Oxford’s O2 Academy on Wednesday April 23. After a highly successful 2013 which saw the band release thei...
 

more »Reviews

Groovers on Manouevres - The Swindon Bit
Sam Green and The Midnight Heist By Dave Franklin of Greenmanmusic.biz Review of Wide Awake EP All music is informed by what has come before...
Gig Monkey's Big Fat Juke Box
By Gig Monkey Nudybronque – Moondog (EP) 5/5 Record Of The Month! Perennial Ocelot favourites, and with good reason, this is the first new...
Groovers On Manoeuvres - The Swindon Bit
Talk in Code – Talk in Code By Dave Franklin of Greenmanmusic.biz Talk in Code has had a rough ride over the course of their existence. D...

more »Blogs

Groovers on Manouevres - The Oxford Bit
Family Machine By David Murphy Did you ever like a band so much you forgot to listen to them?  Find an act’s output so reliably entertain...
This is New Music
By Mark Muggeridge This is...Fred Page Over the last month, Universal Music have been touring a number of their newest acts throughout the U...
From page to stage...
Breaking a Leg with John Palmgren You will have all heard, or said, at one time or another: ‘the book is better than the film’. But wha...
 

more »Sponsored Stories

Wychwood Go With The Quo
Status Quo have swapped rock n’ roll for rhythm and booze by getting together with Wychwood Brewery in Oxfordshire to produce their own be...
Who will be Abingdon’s Head of the River?
That there Thames liked to spread it about a bit over the winter but this month you’ll be able to see humans once again conquering the riv...
Prepare to be schooled in the ways of rock
Gaz Saunders gets about a bit. The musician is not only the current manager of the fantastic George Wilding, who is courting interest from S...

more »Food and Drink

Pub lets off steam with Brunel bash
The Inn at Freshford is celebrating Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s birthday on Saturday April 12 with its inaugural ‘Let Off Steam Beer Festi...
Wychwood Go With The Quo
Status Quo have swapped rock n’ roll for rhythm and booze by getting together with Wychwood Brewery in Oxfordshire to produce their own be...
Chef Talk
We have a quick chat with Chef Chris White of The Red Lion in Cricklade about his innovative hop-smoked salmon. As a top destination for foo...