The Beach Boys Band

The Beach Boys Band

Barrington Theatre, Saturday 16 January Review by Janine Pulford Seeing the Beach Boys Band at the Barrington Theatre in Ferndown was a dose of nostalgia I’d been looking forward to and what a superb tribute act it was, immortalising the sound I remembered from my youth. A few well-positioned palm trees and short-sleeved, stripy shirts…

Ringwood Choral Society

Ringwood Choral Society praised

Review by Helena Houghton Late on the wet and windy afternoon of Saturday 28 November, Cantus, Ringwood Choral Society, found a warmth, which captured the anticipation of the season in their spectacular concert in Ringwood Parish Church, welcoming Advent. Their Director of Music, Malcolm Harding, had selected a varied programme which included several antiphonal pieces,…

Avenue Q

REVIEW: Avenue Q at Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth, 10 August – Review by Jasmine Watkiss. At first, I wasn’t sure what to expect from a musical featuring puppets and their puppeteers side by side, but with a Tony Award ‘Triple Crown’ for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, Avenue Q seemed like a risk worth taking.