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January 2020


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WEDNESDAY 01 JANUARY 2020 - NEW YEAR'S DAY

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THURSDAY 02 JANUARY 2020

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FRIDAY 03 JANUARY 2020

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SATURDAY 04 JANUARY 2020


Gesualdo SixDate: Saturday 04 January 2020
Venue:  St Martin's Church    map
Address:  St Martin's Church Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2HY - 2 miles
Event:  Gesualdo Six
- 4pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.musicinsalisbury.org.uk/?event=edingto... - A welcome return to Salisbury by the internationally renowned Gesualdo Six. Full details of programme and ticket availability to follow. This date is subject to confirmation. See also www.thegesualdosix.co.uk for more information about the performers.

SUNDAY 05 JANUARY 2020

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MONDAY 06 JANUARY 2020

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TUESDAY 07 JANUARY 2020

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WEDNESDAY 08 JANUARY 2020

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THURSDAY 09 JANUARY 2020

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FRIDAY 10 JANUARY 2020

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SATURDAY 11 JANUARY 2020


Event PosterDate: Saturday 11 January 2020
Venue:  Salvation Army Hall    map
Address:  9 Salt Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1EE - under ½ mile
Event:  Concert by the Salisbury Concert Band: Second Wind
- 3pm - 50 wind, brass and percussion players in a programme of music from stage, screen and concert hall. Tickets £5 at the door. Refreshments. Raffle. In aid of John McNeill Opportunity Centre, providing outstanding care for children aged 0-5 with additional needs.
Venue website:  salvationarmy.org.uk/salisbury

Event PosterDate: Saturday 11 January 2020
Venue:  Salisbury Arts Centre    map
Address:  Bedwin Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3UT - under ½ mile
Event:  The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Berg's Wozzeck
- 5.55pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.wiltshirecreative.co.uk/whats-on/salis... - After wowing audiences with his astounding production of Lulu in 2015, South African artist William Kentridge now focuses his extraordinary visual imagination on Berg's other operatic masterpiece, set in an apocalyptic pre-World War I environment. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin is on the podium for this important event, with baritone Peter Mattei making his highly anticipated role debut as the title character. Soprano Elza van den Heever is Wozzeck's unfaithful mate, and the commanding cast also includes tenor Christopher Ventris as the Drum-Major, bass-baritone Christian Van Horn as the Doctor, and tenor Gerhard Siegel as the Captain.
Venue website:  wiltshirecreative.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/Salisburyarts
Twitter:  @SalisburyArts

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Event PosterDate: Saturday 11 January 2020
Venue:  Salisbury Arts Centre    map
Address:  Bedwin Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3UT - under ½ mile
Event:  Live Lunch: Bernard Hoskin
- noon-2pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.wiltshirecreative.co.uk/whats-on/salis... - Bernard Hoskin is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based near Cambridge, England. He has been performing both solo and in various groups at folk clubs and festivals in England for fifteen years. His work has been influenced by a diverse range of artists including, Paul Simon, Bert Jansch, Marc Cohn, Shawn Colvin, Papa Wemba as well as English and Celtic traditional music. Primarily a guitarist, he also plays bass, keyboards and mandolin.
Venue website:  wiltshirecreative.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/Salisburyarts
Twitter:  @SalisburyArts

Event PosterDate: Saturday 11 January 2020
Venue:  Durrington Club    map
Address:  40 Windsor Road, Durrington, Wiltshire, SP4 8HG - 10.1 miles
Event:  Uncle Jack
- Rock covers band. Uncle Jack on Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/49274076451. Uncle Jack combines acoustic and electric guitars with a solid rhythm section of bass and percussion, and presents it in a unique way - Uncle Jack's "Live Juke Box". The audience chooses the set list and the band plays the requests. The Juke Box regularly includes tracks from Franz Ferdinand, Kaiser Chiefs, Fratellis, Thin Lizzy, Paul Weller, Razorlight, Oasis, Quo, Queen, T-Rex, REM, Stereophonics, The Who, Clash, Arctic Monkeys, Snow Patrol and many more.
Venue notes: Members free entry. Non-members £5.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/groups/DDWMC

SUNDAY 12 JANUARY 2020


EARLY BIRD Concert of baroque, early folk and a chirrup of bird-songDate: Sunday 12 January 2020
Venue:  Medieval Hall    map
Address:  Sarum St. Michael, West Walk, Cathedral Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EY - under ½ mile
Event:  EARLY BIRD Concert of baroque, early folk and a chirrup of bird-song
- 3.30-5.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.musicinsalisbury.org.uk/?event=early-b... - Rebecca Prosser, baroque & renaissance recorders. Sharon Gould, harpsichord. Jean Paterson, baroque violin. Ursula Leveaux, baroque bassoon. Concertos, Trios and Sonatas by Vivaldi, Telemann, Fasch, Matteis, Legrenzi and Bach. Ticket Prices: £15 (children £3). Tickets available from: bookings@music1685.com or at the door
Venue website:  medieval-hall.co.uk

Event PosterDate: Sunday 12 January 2020
Venue:  John O'Gaunt    map
Address:  Horsebridge Road, Stockbridge, Hampshire, SO20 6PU - 16.8 miles
Event:  Thames Valley Jazz
- 12.30pm - Free entry - Traditional New Orleans-style jazz. The Thames Valley Jazz Quartet (occasionally Quintet) plays trad jazz in the New Orleans style. They were formed in 1987 by clarinettist Jack Sinclair who has played alongside the professional bands of Chris Barber, Acker Bilk and Kenny Ball. Watch TVJQ perform "Basin St Blues", recorded at the John O'Gaunt Inn, Horsebridge, Hampshire on 6 October 2019: youtu.be/PSybZwzYxcw.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/JohnOGauntInn

MONDAY 13 JANUARY 2020

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TUESDAY 14 JANUARY 2020

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WEDNESDAY 15 JANUARY 2020

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THURSDAY 16 JANUARY 2020

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FRIDAY 17 JANUARY 2020


Event PosterDate: Friday 17 January 2020
Venue:  Salisbury City Hall    map
Address:  Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7TU - under ½ mile
Event:  Comedy: Jethro
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.cityhallsalisbury.co.uk/index.php?page=... - A memorable evening of hysterical nonsense, as we take a peek into the circus lurking deep within the mind of, probably the greatest, comic storyteller ever to grace the stage. Jethro beguiles and befuddles his audience with the endless stream of irreverent twaddle that has created a comedy genius.
Venue website:  cityhallsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/cityhallsalisbury
Twitter:  @CityHallSalis

SATURDAY 18 JANUARY 2020


Event PosterDate: Saturday 18 January 2020
Venue:  Salisbury Arts Centre    map
Address:  Bedwin Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3UT - under ½ mile
Event:  Live Lunch: Salisbury Ukulele Band January
- 12noon-2pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.wiltshirecreative.co.uk/whats-on/salis... - Pop in for lunch and get your feet tapping with Salisbury's finest pluckers!
Venue website:  wiltshirecreative.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/Salisburyarts
Twitter:  @SalisburyArts

Event PosterDate: Saturday 18 January 2020
Venue:  Laverstock & Ford Sports Club    map
Address:  23 Church Road, Laverstock, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1QX - 2.4 miles
Event:  Music4Fun Presents: 20/20 Vision - The Southern Comfort Band + Stranded + Eve N Song + Drop Off Zone
- 8pm - A grand fundraiser for the Spitfire Memorial. Featuring live music from The Southern Comfort Band + Stranded + Eve N Song + Drop Off Zone. Raffle with superb prizes. Music starts from 8pm. Saturday 18 January 2020. Tickets £10 from the venue and M4F members.
Venue website:  laverstockandfordsportsclub.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/laverstockandfordsportsclub
Twitter:  @LavFordSportsC

Event PosterDate: Saturday 18 January 2020
Venue:  Kings Somborne Village Hall    map
Address:  Kings Somborne, Hampshire, SO20 6PP - 19 miles
Event:  Somborne Sessions: JOHN OTWAY + Wild Willy Barrett
- 7.30pm - £14 tickets from www.sombornesessions.co.uk or £16 on the door. John Otway - the truly unique singer-songwriter - has built a massive cult audience through his nearly 50 years' of extensive touring, an utterly surreal sense of humour and a self-deprecating underdog persona. Do not miss this! Doors open at 7.30pm.
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SUNDAY 19 JANUARY 2020

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MONDAY 20 JANUARY 2020

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TUESDAY 21 JANUARY 2020

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WEDNESDAY 22 JANUARY 2020

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THURSDAY 23 JANUARY 2020


Godolphin Scholars’ ConcertDate: Thursday 23 January 2020
Venue:  Blackledge Theatre    map
Address:  Godolphin School, Milford Hill, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2RA - 1.6 miles
Event:  Godolphin Scholars’ Concert
- 7.30-9pm - Free entry - For more information visit www.musicinsalisbury.org.uk/?event=godolph... - Godolphin's music scholars perform chamber music in advance of the Pro Corda Chamber Music Festival. Ticket Prices: Free

FRIDAY 24 JANUARY 2020


Event PosterDate: Friday 24 January 2020
Venue:  Salisbury City Hall    map
Address:  Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7TU - under ½ mile
Event:  Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Story
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.cityhallsalisbury.co.uk/index.php?page=... - Featuring the music of legendary multi-million-selling and performer, Rod Stewart including 'Handbags and Gladrags', 'You Wear it Well', 'Tonight's the Night', 'Maggie May', 'Sailing' 'This Old Heart Of Mine', 'I Don't Want To Talk About It', 'The First Cut Is The Deepest', 'Do You Think I'm Sexy?', 'Baby Jane'
Venue website:  cityhallsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/cityhallsalisbury
Twitter:  @CityHallSalis

SATURDAY 25 JANUARY 2020


Salisbury Chamber Music Club: Peter Toye & Charlotte Ford (piano duet)Date: Saturday 25 January 2020
Venue:  United Reformed Church    map
Address:  30 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7RG - under ½ mile
Event:  Salisbury Chamber Music Club: Peter Toye & Charlotte Ford (piano duet)
- 7.30-9.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.musicinsalisbury.org.uk/?event=salisbu... - Salisbury Chamber Music Club website: www.salisburychambermusicclub.btck.co.uk. Guests £5 Students £1 Members free. Tickets on the door.
Venue website:  salisburyurc.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/groups/1068911259953157

Come & Sing Opera ChorusesDate: Saturday 25 January 2020
Venue:  Blackledge Theatre    map
Address:  Godolphin School, Milford Hill, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2RA - 1.6 miles
Event:  Come & Sing Opera Choruses
- 11am-7pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.musicinsalisbury.org.uk/?event=come-si... - Salisbury Chamber Chorus's 'Come & Sing's are now a popular fixture in the musical calendar of the area. This time, they return to their core repertoire of opera choruses. Enjoy singing with 'the little choir with the big sound' while getting top technical tips from musical director Simon McEnery. Scores are provided, and light refreshments. There will be a short informal concert at the end of the day at 6.00 pm, all welcome. Tickets available from: www.salisburychamberchorus.org

SUNDAY 26 JANUARY 2020


Edington EnsembleDate: Sunday 26 January 2020
Venue:  St Martin's Church    map
Address:  St Martin's Church Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2HY - 2 miles
Event:  Edington Ensemble
- 4-6pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.musicinsalisbury.org.uk/?event=edingto... - Edington Ensemble Spring Concert. Ticket Prices: £17.50 (under 18s free). Tickets available from: Available on the door

MONDAY 27 JANUARY 2020


Salisbury Recorded Music Society: “Behold the sea”…as seen by Vaughan Williams and other British composers.Date: Monday 27 January 2020
Venue:  The Music Room    map
Address:  off St Ann Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2HB - 1.1 miles
Event:  Salisbury Recorded Music Society: “Behold the sea”…as seen by Vaughan Williams and other British composers.
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.musicinsalisbury.org.uk/?event=behold-... - Ed Tinline will survey maritime and nautically-themed pieces by Vaughan Williams and other British composers. The society meets in a classically-proportioned Georgian room that provides superb acoustics, good facilities, and convivial surroundings that present the perfect environment for the appreciation of wonderful music. The venue is situated in an historic building at the back of St Ann Street. Access by car or on foot is from Friary Lane through green gates into a large, secure, private car park (where you can park for free). The room opens directly to the car park.
Venue notes: The Music Room, off St Ann's Street in Salisbury, is the home of the Salisbury Recorded Music Society (RMS), a group of people - enthusiastic about music - who meet once a fortnight to listen to and widen their knowledge of the classical music repertoire. For the exact location of The Music Room plus details about society membership, please visit salisburyrms.org.
Venue website:  salisburyrms.org

TUESDAY 28 JANUARY 2020

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WEDNESDAY 29 JANUARY 2020

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THURSDAY 30 JANUARY 2020


Pro Corda Chamber Music FestivalDate: Thursday 30 January 2020
Venue:  Blackledge Theatre    map
Address:  Godolphin School, Milford Hill, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2RA - 1.6 miles
Event:  Pro Corda Chamber Music Festival
- All day - Free entry - For more information visit www.musicinsalisbury.org.uk/?event=pro-cor... - The qualifying round of this national competition brings together the best in school chamber music from across the region. An audience is warmly welcome to pop in and out throughout the day. Ticket Prices: Free

FRIDAY 31 JANUARY 2020


Event PosterDate: Friday 31 January 2020
Venue:  Sarum College    map
Address:  19 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EE - under ½ mile
Event:  Lunchtime Concert: Anemos Trio
- 12.30-1.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.sarum.ac.uk/event/lunchtime-concert-di... - Lunchtime Concerts are held in the Colleges Butterfield Chapel and are followed by a light buffet lunch (included in ticket price). Each concert starts at 12.45pm and lasts approximately 45 minutes. Subscription tickets are priced at £60. Individual concert tickets (subject to availability) are £12 per concert. Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk, 01722 424826, 01722 424800 (main reception).
Venue notes: Visit the following link for details of the lunchtime concerts in the College's Butterfield Chapel: www.sarum.ac.uk/events/category/the-arts/lunchtime-concerts.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/SarumCollege
Twitter:  @SarumCollege

Barnstormers Comedy JanuaryDate: Friday 31 January 2020
Venue:  Salisbury Arts Centre    map
Address:  Bedwin Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3UT - under ½ mile
Event:  Barnstormers Comedy January
- 8.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.wiltshirecreative.co.uk/whats-on/salis... - Start the month with a healthy dose of laughter, Barnstormers brings you three great comedians from the London comedy circuit introduced by a guest compere. Regularly selling out, don't leave it too late to book a night of laughs.
Venue website:  wiltshirecreative.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/Salisburyarts
Twitter:  @SalisburyArts

 


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SATURDAY 14 DECEMBER 2019

Event Poster
Venue:
Walker Hall, Leehurst Swan School
Event:
Salisbury Concert Band Christmas Concert

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Music for wind band from the classics, stage and screen with a few Seasonal extras all under the baton of conductor, Chris Holmes. Doors open 7pm Walker Hall, Leehurst Swan School 19 Campbell Road - Date/Time 14 December 2019 - 7:30 pm Location Walker Hall, Leehurst Swan School Ticket Prices: Admission free (retiring collection)