Faustus are known for captivating audiences with their sheer room-shaking power, vocal precision and instrumental mastery. Put simply, this band has complete command on stage and in the studio.
Playing music for our times, Faustus take traditional English music, rip it up, put it together again and move it on. A vigorous rhythmic impetus and rock/prog rock influence propels the sound into the here and now and a range of instruments deployed in unconventional ways gives a unique texture, depth and variety to the band’s sound.
Driving rhythms on bouzouki and guitar are reinforced by the melodeon, fiddle, oboe and cor anglais, creating arrangements that are intriguing and subtle, boisterous or punchy.
Setting the band apart are the distinctive individual voices of Benji Kirkpatrick, Paul Sartin and Saul Rose. Their close harmonies are faultless and well-crafted and all three members trade lead vocals to great effect. Not content to cover the same ground twice, song after song surprises and entertains. Touring with new material from their Cotton Lords EP… Not to be missed! Photo Credit Richard Gearey
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Broseley’s amateur dramatics group brings us another hysterically funny comedy from the Farndale Avenue suite, penned by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin Jnr
BroADS presented us with the ladies’ version of Macbeth a year or two back.
This one orbits around the efforts of the Townswomen’s Guild’s efforts to mount a sci-fi thriller: in their usual hopeless and hilariously funny fashion of course.
“They came from Mars and landed outside the Farndale Avenue Church Hall in time for the Townswomen’s Guild’s coffee morning”
The comedy itself is not a long one, but what a title!
Laugh yourselves silly at Broseley’s Birchmeadow. Tickets available from October 1st at Downes’s in Broseley High Street or via our website.
We can hardly wait until the BroADS crew heads out to the launch pad and the Red Planet. The countdown’s begun, and the excitement’s building.
Broseley’s amateur dramatics group, Directed by Kate Harris, brings us a hysterical Farndale Avenue comedy … another ACE by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin Jnr.
“They came from Mars and landed outside the Farndale Avenue Church Hall in time for the Townswomen’s Guild’s coffee morning” is the title … nearly as long as the first act !
One wonders just how the Guild is going to make out this time – hilariously incompetently, no doubt.
******* between 10:00am and 5:00pm each day.
Maggie Humphry is one of three Broseley & Jackfield artists taking part in the Mid-Shropshire Artists’ second 2019 open studios weekend. Eight diverse professional artists based in mid-Shropshire are involved, giving people an opportunity to visit their studio spaces to see them working and discover what inspires their creative journeys.
Also an ideal opportunity to buy original artwork direct from the artists. Maggie will have an endless supply Christmas cards based on her book illustrations to hand, as well as an array of unique Christmas coasters.
Colleagues less than a mile away are Pip Jones (Broseley Wood) and Jan Park (Jackfield).
Life in the impoverished slum of Katwe is a constant struggle.
When young Phiona meets Katende, a soccer player turned missionary who teaches children chess, she is captivated. Recognising her natural aptitude and the fighting spirit she’s inherited from her mother, Katende begins to mentor her … and she advances steadilly through the ranks in competitions & tournaments.
Her mother isn’t too happy initially, but she comes to realise that Phiona has a chance to excel. So she teams up with Katende to help Phiona fulfil her potential, to escape a life of poverty, and to save her family.
Cert PG – 124 mins