Yet more news from Strathpeffer Pavilion
24 Jun 2013 in Highland
As of 24 June 2013, upcoming events include
28 June 8 pm Scottish Chamber Orchestra – the SCO makes its popular annual visit to the Pavilion. Under the baton of dynamic young conductor Gergely Madaras, the SCO performs Beethoven’s ever-popular “Eroica” Symphony, alongside Weiner’s Divertimento Op. 20 and Ibert’s Flute Concerto with virtuosic SCO Principal Flute Alison Mitchell as soloist. Tickets online from WeGotTickets.com and TicketWeb.co.uk – also from 24-hr hotline 08444 771000, June’s Card Shop Dingwall and Pavilion 01997 420124
£14 full price, £12 for senior citizens, £5 other concessions, including all under 26s
No performance events in July – we’re full of weddings!
4 Aug Sorry the promoter has decided to cancel Coast’s event here on 4 August – shame, because we were looking forward to it!
9 Aug 8 pm Rab Noakes – one of Scotland’s best-known singer-songwriters, who performed with Lindisfarne, Stealers Wheel and Gerry Rafferty. He went on to become senior music producer with BBC Radio Scotland and then to create his own production company, Neon. Rab is a force to be reckoned with in music in Scotland and beyond. Tickets £10 (conc. £8) now online with WeGotTickets.com and TicketMaster.co.uk – also via TicketMaster 24-hour hotline 084444 771000 – on sale elsewhere very soon
10 Aug Friends of the Pavilion stall at the renowned Strathpeffer Highland Gathering, Castle Leod. Usually, local competitions start at 10 am, open competitions from 1 pm – tickets at the gate on the day
29 Aug 8 pm Spooky Men’s Chorale – a fabulously talented and entertaining Australian group, promising lots of fun as well as wonderful close harmonies. Support by Lucy Wise. Tickets £16 / £15 / £6 on sale soon
1 Sep 3 pm the Highland Chamber Orchestra in one of their popular Sunday afternoon concerts. This time, they play Aaron Copland’s “Quiet City”, Haydn’s “Clock” Symphony, Malcolm Arnold’s “Serenade for Small Orchestra” and Robert Wallace’s “Highland Sketches”. Tickets £8 / £6 (£1 for school pupils) on sale soon from Pavilion and HCO
1 Sep 8.30 pm Eddi Reader headlines the AmaSing Festival with a performance at the Pavilion. The full festival line-up is yet to be announced but it will include events at various other venues throughout the village on 31 August and 1 September. Weekend tickets at £42 (£5 for under 13s) are now on sale online from Ticketmaster, via their 24-hour hotline 08444 999 990 and from various local retailers. There are no separate tickets for the Eddi Reader concert.
3 Sep 8 pm Dogstar Theatre presents The Baroness, starring Roberta Taylor. A searing psycho-sexual drama, The Baroness is set in the early 1950s and tells the story of the intense friendship between 62-year-old Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa, and Thorkild Bjornvig, 29-year-old rising star of Danish poetry. Blixen’s Svengali-like relationship with Bjornvig challenged his notions of love, loyalty and what it is to be an artist. This remarkable play by Thor Bjorn Krebs premiered in Denmark in 2011 to ecstatic reviews. Dogstar presents the UK premiere at An Lanntair on 31 August – the second UK performance is at the Pavilion. Tickets £10 (conc. £8) now online with WeGotTickets.com and TicketMaster.co.uk – also via TicketMaster 24-hour hotline 084444 771000 – on sale elsewhere very soon
13 Sep 7.30 pm the National Theatre of Scotland and Blas Festival, in partnership with the National Trust for Scotland present A Little Bird Blown off Course (Eun Bheag Chanaidh). Celebrating the life and Gaelic song collection of Margaret Fay Shaw, this is a new piece of music-theatre by Fiona J. Mackenzie. Tickets £14 / £12 / £5 now on sale from Pavilion 01997 420124 and Blas ticket outlets – soon also from WeGotTickets.com
14 Sep 8 pm Roger Dean makes a welcome return to the Pavilion with The Johnny Cash Story – “First class show. More please. This is what the Pavilion is perfect for. Thank you.” (audience member comment on the Pavilion website Guestbook after the last show). Tickets £17 / £15 now online from WeGotTickets.com and TicketWeb.co.uk, also from TicketWeb 24-hr hotline 08444 771000, June’s Card Shop Dingwall and Pavilion 01997 420124
17 Sep Antiques Valuation Day with Bonhams Auctioneers – organised by Friends of the Pavilion – as well as general valuers, Bonhams plan to bring specialists in coins, medals, arms and armour, whisky, fishing/shooting collectables, jewellery and silver
20 & The Blackburn Dance Group from Aberdeenshire regularly spend a
21 Sep weekend in Strathpeffer and hold two dances at the Pavilion with music by top Scottish dance bands – others are welcome to join in and tickets can usually be bought at the door
2 Oct 8 pm The Magic of the Beatles – regarded as one of the UK’s leading Beatles cover bands, playing to ecstatic sell-out audiences throughout the world and regularly appearing on television and radio. Golden Anniversary tour, celebrating 50 years of No. 1 hits. Tickets £18.50 now online from WeGotTickets.com and TicketWeb.co.uk, also from 24-hr hotline 08444 771000, June’s Card Shop Dingwall and Strathpeffer Pavilion 01997 420124
12 Oct 8 pm Isla Grant – Isla started singing in folk clubs when she was only 14. She went on to become a popular country singer and is now an internationally-known singer/songwriter, several of whose albums have gone platinum. We are delighted to welcome her back to the Pavilion. Tickets £17 / £15 / £6 now online from WeGotTickets.com and TicketWeb.co.uk, also from TicketWeb 24-hr hotline 08444 771000 – on sale elsewhere very soon
13 Oct 10 am to 4 pm Antiques & Collectables Fair organised by Friends of the Pavilion. Further info from Eleanor 01667 451839
26 & 10 am to 4 pm Exclusively Highlands “Meet the Makers” Fair
27 Oct www.exclusivelyhighlands.co.uk
1 Nov 8 pm T.Rextasy – the brilliant (and only official) tribute band to Marc Bolan and T.Rex, endorsed by the controllers of Marc Bolan and T.Rex’s catalogue, Marc Bolan’s family, former members of T.Rex and the official Marc Bolan fan club. Tickets £15 now online from WeGotTickets.com and TicketWeb.co.uk, also from 24-hr hotline 08444 771000, June’s Card Shop Dingwall and Strathpeffer Pavilion 01997 420124
2 & 3 10 am to 4 pm Food & Craft Fair organised by Friends of the Pavilion.
Nov Further info from Frances on 01997 421344
8 Nov The Ross-shire Ball – charity event at which you can dance your way through to breakfast!
Plus conferences, weddings, functions and other private events not included on this list
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