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The first ever Salisbury Queer Arts Weekender (SQUAWK) is a weekend to celebrate diversity

Salisbury Queer Arts Weekender

Date
07/04/2017 - 09/04/2017
Time
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Location
Salisbury Arts Centre
Bedwin Street
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP1 3UT

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SQUAWK

Salisbury Queer Arts Weekender

Friday 7 – Sunday 9 April

The first ever Salisbury Queer Arts Weekender (SQUAWK) is a weekend to celebrate diversity, bringing together groups and individuals to enjoy a range of LGBTQIA talent – theatre, music, comedy, cabaret and drag artists – brought to you from across the UK.

Salisbury Arts Centre will also be programming films, talks and workshops, subject to funding, so join SAC on Facebook and Twitter or keep an eye on www.salisburyartscentre.co.uk for updates.

 

SQUAWK Events:

The Conscious Uncoupling

Rosie Wilby

Friday 7 April

7pm (doors open 6.15pm)

Tickets: £8 | £6 concessions

In a brand new solo theatre and storytelling show, Radio 4 and festival regular Rosie Wilby interweaves a rich, romantic narrative about two people connecting over a shared love of Richard Hawley music and the London skyline with their eventual breakup emails and the visits of three ghosts from our romantic future, past and present.

 

O’Hooley & Tidow

‘Shadows’

Friday 7 April

8.30pm (doors open 8pm)

Tickets: £12 | £10 concessions

Having the originality and skill to invite comparison with the most celebrated harmony duos, from early Simon and Garfunkel to the iconic Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Belinda and Heidi’s powerful, deeply moving, and soulful performances are infused with an honesty and empathy that will disarm the hardest of heart.

 

 

The Fabulous Ceri Dupree

Friday 7 April

10pm (doors open 9.30pm)

Tickets: £14 | £12 concessions

The FAAAAAAABULOUS Ceri Dupree is back on the road with his One Man, 21 woman show. Presenting a glamorous evening of hysterical comedy, amazing vocal impersonations and jaw dropping, eye popping costumes. You could meet Adele, Cher, Joan Collins, Lady Ga Ga, Bjork, Shirley Bassey, Camilla and even the Queen!

Recommended age 16+

“Dupree storms the stage with style, wit, glamour, and a pace that leaves you amazed.” (Time Out)

 

Miss Hope Springs

Saturday 8 April

7pm (doors open 6.15pm)

Tickets: £12 | £10 concessions

Internationally acclaimed comedy cabaret chanteuse Miss Hope Springs plays the piano and sings songs from her all original self-penned repertoire and tells hysterical stories from her ‘Ritz to the pits’ showbiz life. Hope is the creation of award-winning composer lyricist and entertainer Mr Ty Jeffries who spent some of his formative years growing up in Hollywood and even danced down Sunset Boulevard with Fred Astaire.

Recommended age 16+

 

London Gay Men’s Chorus

Saturday 8 April

8.30pm (doors open 8.15pm)

Tickets: £15 | £13 concessions

The London Gay Men’s Chorus is no ordinary choir.  It started life in 1991, when nine friends sang Christmas carols at Angel Underground Station to raise money for the Terrance Higgins Trust.  Fast-forward to today and this band of singers now has over 200 members and is the largest gay choir in Europe. The LGMC Ensemble is a smaller group of experienced singers, around 16 members of the main Chorus.  Experienced and talented performers, the Ensemble will blow you away with songs from their vast repertoire.

 

Party Night with Sadie Lee

Saturday 8 April

11pm (doors open 10.45pm)

Tickets: £5 | £7 on the door

Sadie Lee is an award-winning painter, art educator and antiquated Disc Jockey. For nine years she was a DJ and co-promoter of the much loved Lower the Tone – a club for people who hate clubs in North London. She has DJed at the Flare Festival at the BGI, the Schwules Museum Berlin, Ladyfest Feminist Arts Festival in Estonia and the legendary Bell in Kings Cross. Hard-core 1970s in her dress sense as well as in her taste in music, she favours an eclectic selection of old-fashioned pop songs.

 

Tickets to any event can be booked online at www.salisburyartscentre.co.uk or by calling the Salisbury Arts Centre Box Office on 01722 321744.