Despite the arrival of Storm Brendan on Monday, Movida was packed upstairs for the arrival of London-based punk-pop band, The Big Moon. Playing a short set followed by a signing at Sound Knowledge in order to promote their new album, Walking Like We Do, the band offered a glimpse of their new material and old favourites before heading off on their UK tour supporting Bombay Bicycle Club, which starts on 20 January in Cambridge.
Arts & Entertainment
The Marlborough Choral Society have announced that Emma Pooley is to be their soprano soloist for their Christmas concert at 7.30pm on Saturday, December 14 in St Mary's Church.
St Peter's Church recitals return for a new series - with pianist Yulia Chaplina playing an all Russian programme
The eighth series of recitals at St Peter's Church under the Brilliant Young International Musicians banner begins on Sunday, October 20 with a recital by the Russian-born and now London-based pianist Yulia Chaplina.
Several hundred Year 8 students from St. John’s, St. Francis and Pewsey Vale School attended the Big School Read today, Thursday September 26 at St John’s Theatre on the Hill to learn more about the creative process of writing. Visiting author Geraldine McCaughrean told the students, “Books are a fire escape from a burning world.”
Savernake photographer Nigel Hudson will be exhibiting 'Savernake Light - Photographs from the Forest' at The White Horse Bookshop between 16 October and 2 November.
Exhibition at Marlborough’s LitFest raises awareness of the work of Save the Children in its centenary yearVisitors to the LitFest this weekend can enjoy an exhibition of work produced by Marlborough St Mary’s pupils on display in the Town Hall. The exhibition highlights the plight of refugees and the work of Save the Children.
Tenth Marlborough LitFest launched with dancing school children dressed as their favourite characters
Fifty-two schoolchildren from Marlborough St Mary's Primary School launched the 2019 Marlborough LitFest with some energetic choreographed dancing - to the delight of many passers by in the High Street.
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