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Thursday, 23 October 2014

A fresh take on a classic

A STYLISH new production of Verdi’s beloved tearjerker La traviata by Scottish Opera is being performed in the Buccleuch Centre in Langholm on Saturday, November 17 as part of a 50-date tour.

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Late 1950s Paris is the setting for a fresh new production by Scottish Opera of La traviata in the Buccleuch Centre, Langholm

An afternoon of hamely folk music with the hamely folk of Langholm Folk is on offer at the Buccleuch Centre this Sunday.

Georgie Fame, with his much-loved blend of jazz and rhythm and blues, takes to the stage of the Buccleuch Centre next Friday, November 9, featuring hit numbers such as Yeh Yeh, Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde and Getaway.

A Discovery Day in Langholm on Wednesday, November 21 is inviting people to help in the search for Langholm castle with a day of resistivity survey.

Liddesdale is a very special area with a unique landscape, history and cultural tradition. Sir Walter Scott found it to be an unparalleled source of Borders ballads, having been introduced to the area by his friend Bob Shortreed of Jedburgh.

All is quiet in the great house; Clara creeps downstairs. The Christmas tree stands alone and in the darkness through the curtains the moonlight beams onto the colourful presents offered there.

Singer, actor and composer David Essex takes a candid journey through his amazing 40-year career in his ‘over the moon and on stage’ concert tour performing all his classic hits from 19 top 40 UK singles at the Sands Centre in Carlisle next Friday, November 9.

The Sands Centre’s international orchestral concert series continues next Saturday, November 10 with the Prague Symphony Orchestra.

It’s 26 years since The Proclaimers released their first album This Is The Story. Twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid have, over the years, enjoyed huge success and they return to the Sands Centre next Sunday, November 11.

Dumfries Music Club hosts Svara-Kanti in St John’s church next Thursday, November 8.

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