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How To Train Your Dragon 2 3D [PG]

Film: Barn Kids, Film

It’s been five years since Hiccup andToothless successfully united dragonsand Vikings on the island of Berk. WhileAstrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gangare challenging each ... read more

It’s been five years since Hiccup andToothless successfully united dragonsand Vikings on the island of Berk. WhileAstrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gangare challenging each other to dragonraces, the now inseparable pair journeythrough the skies, charting unmappedterritories and exploring new worlds.When one of their adventures leads to thediscovery of a secret ice cave that is hometo hundreds of new wild dragons and themysterious Dragon Rider, the two friendsfind themselves at the centre of a battle toprotect the peace. ... read less

Sat 26, Tue 29-Thu 31 July at 14:00
Sun 27 July at 12:00

Begin Again [15]

Film

Gretta and her long-time boyfriend Dave (played by Adam Levine, the lead singer of Maroon 5) are college sweethearts and songwriting partners who move to New York when he lands a ... read more

Gretta and her long-time boyfriend Dave (played by Adam Levine, the lead singer of Maroon 5) are college sweethearts and songwriting partners who move to New York when he lands a deal with a major recording label. The trappings of his newfoundfame soon tempt Dave to stray, and a reeling, lovelorn Gretta is left on her own. Her world takes a turn for the better when Dan, a disgraced record-label executive, sees her perform on an East Village stage and is immediately captivated by her raw talent. ... read less

Sat 26, Tue 29 July at 17:00
Sun 27 July at 15:00
Mon 28 July at 20:00

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared [15]

Film

Based on the internationally best-selling novel by Jonas Jonasson, this is the unlikely story of an elderly man who absconds from a nursing home on his 100th birthday. In his ... read more

Based on the internationally best-selling novel by Jonas Jonasson, this is the unlikely story of an elderly man who absconds from a nursing home on his 100th birthday. In his younger days AllanKarlsson was a dynamite expert, and this unexpected journey is not his first. For a century he’s made the world uncertain, and now he is on the loose again. ... read less

Sat 26 July at 19:30
Mon 28 July at 17:00
Tue 29 July at 20:00

Prime Musiche Nuove - The First New Music

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Emma Kirkby sopranoNicholas Clapton altoDavid Miller lute and theorboRichard Tunnicliffe cello

Emma Kirkby sopranoNicholas Clapton altoDavid Miller lute and theorboRichard Tunnicliffe cello ... read less

Sat 26 July at 19:45

Outdoor Cinema

Event, Film, Event Cinema

A unique cinema experience in the grounds of Dartington Hall.

A unique cinema experience in the grounds of Dartington Hall. ... read less

Sat 26-Sun 27 July at 21:30

Pulp Fiction [18]

Film

Known and loved for its eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humour and violence, and a scorching soundtrack, this highly stylised, awardwinning film became a cult hit for Quentin ... read more

Known and loved for its eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humour and violence, and a scorching soundtrack, this highly stylised, awardwinning film became a cult hit for Quentin Tarantino and confirmed his status as one of Hollywood’s most creative and influential filmmakers. A series of intertwining storylines connects Los Angeles mobsters, small-time criminals, an aging boxer, and a mysterious briefcase.“The dialogue, the soundtrack, the sheer directionless excitement – Tarantino’s thunderclap of a thriller is just as brilliant as it was two decades ago.”Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian ... read less

Sat 26 July at 21:30

John Shillito Jazz Band

Event, The Shops at Dartington

Dedicated to the music they play, the John Shillito Jazz Band present some of the best, liveliest, freshest and swinging musical jazz that you can hear in the contemporary New ... read more

Dedicated to the music they play, the John Shillito Jazz Band present some of the best, liveliest, freshest and swinging musical jazz that you can hear in the contemporary New Orleans, Dixieland style. ... read less

Sun 27 July at 09:00

Richard Boothby - Illustrated talk

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A complete and utter history of the viola da gamba, from Columbus’s discovery of America to Putin’s annexing of Ukraine, with illustrations from all periods of its history.

A complete and utter history of the viola da gamba, from Columbus’s discovery of America to Putin’s annexing of Ukraine, with illustrations from all periods of its history. ... read less

Sun 27 July at 17:15

Monty Python live mostly (Encore)

Event Cinema

For the first time in more than three decades, comedy legends Monty Python will perform live on stage together this year. Broadcast from London’s O2 Arena, Monty Python Live ... read more

For the first time in more than three decades, comedy legends Monty Python will perform live on stage together this year. Broadcast from London’s O2 Arena, Monty Python Live (mostly) will play in cinemas around the globe on Sunday 20 July. At a combined age of just 358, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin will once again perform some of their greatest hits, with modern, topical, Pythonesque twists. Monty Python are rightfully regarded as among the world’s finest\-ever comedians. They influenced a generation and revolutionised comedy. Their eagerly awaited reunion promises to be among the biggest live events of 2014. ... read less

Sun 27 July at 18:00

Fretwork

Event

Richard Boothby, Asako Morikawa, Reiko Ichise, Richard Tunnicliffe

Richard Boothby, Asako Morikawa, Reiko Ichise, Richard Tunnicliffe ... read less

Sun 27 July at 19:45

The Birds [15]

Film

Melanie Daniels, a young socialite, meets handsome Mitch Brenner in a San Francisco pet shop, where he plays a prank on her. She pursues him to Bodega Bay, an hours’ drive away, ... read more

Melanie Daniels, a young socialite, meets handsome Mitch Brenner in a San Francisco pet shop, where he plays a prank on her. She pursues him to Bodega Bay, an hours’ drive away, intending to return the prank and leave undetected. Before she can leave, however, the birds in the area begin to behave strangely.When she is attacked by a seagull, Mitch comes to her rescue, neither of them realising that their terrifying ordeal is only just beginning. “Proving once again that build-up is the key to suspense, Alfred Hitchcock successfully turned birds into some of the most terrifying villains in horror history.”96% RottenTomatoes.com ... read less

Sun 27 July at 21:30

Song of the Trombone

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Emily White – tromboneStephanie Dyer – tromboneGawain Glenton - cornettDavid Miller – theorboJonathan Watts – piano

Emily White – tromboneStephanie Dyer – tromboneGawain Glenton - cornettDavid Miller – theorboJonathan Watts – piano ... read less

Sun 27 July at 22:00

How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG]

Film: Barn Kids, Film

It’s been five years since Hiccup and Toothless successfully united dragons and Vikings on the island of Berk. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging ... read more

It’s been five years since Hiccup and Toothless successfully united dragons and Vikings on the island of Berk. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races, the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the centre of a battle to protect the peace. ... read less

Mon 28 July at 14:00

Anton Steck - Illustrated talk

Event

The beginning of the age of enlightenment and the stylistic changes in music.Anton Steck talks about the change in musical expression, and the difference between baroque music and ... read more

The beginning of the age of enlightenment and the stylistic changes in music.Anton Steck talks about the change in musical expression, and the difference between baroque music and the so called "Berlin school", which represents the roots of the classical style. ... read less

Mon 28 July at 17:15

Anton Steck & Marieke Spaans

Event

Anton Steck baroque violinMarieke Spaans harpsichord

Anton Steck baroque violinMarieke Spaans harpsichord ... read less

Mon 28 July at 19:45

Nicholas Clapton

Event

Nicholas Clapton countertenorJonathan Watts piano

Nicholas Clapton countertenorJonathan Watts piano ... read less

Mon 28 July at 22:00

Marieke Spaans - Illustrated talk

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Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach's Prussian and Württemberg sonatas for harpsichord established a new expressive musical language. These sonatas were regarded as the basis of the new ... read more

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach's Prussian and Württemberg sonatas for harpsichord established a new expressive musical language. These sonatas were regarded as the basis of the new keyboard-style and technique until far into the 19th century. In this lecture-recital Marieke Spaans will give an overview of this development, using Bach's first Württemberg Sonata in A minor, Mozart A minor Sonata KV 310 and Beethoven C minor Sonata, Op. 10, Nr. 1. ... read less

Tue 29 July at 17:15

Lisa Beznosiuk

Event

Lisa Beznosiuk flutesMaggie Cole harpsichord & fortepianoRichard Tunnicliffe cello

Lisa Beznosiuk flutesMaggie Cole harpsichord & fortepianoRichard Tunnicliffe cello ... read less

Tue 29 July at 19:45

Gawain Glenton

Event, Festival

Gawain Glenton cornettoEmma Kirkby sopranoEmily White violinClaire Williams organDavid Miller chitarrone and guitarMembers of Fretwork viols

Gawain Glenton cornettoEmma Kirkby sopranoEmily White violinClaire Williams organDavid Miller chitarrone and guitarMembers of Fretwork viols ... read less

Tue 29 July at 22:00

Bicycling with Molière [15]

Film

Once-great actor, Serge Tanneur, has retired from the limelight. For the past three years, he has lived in solitude on the Île de Ré, spending his time cycling through the ... read more

Once-great actor, Serge Tanneur, has retired from the limelight. For the past three years, he has lived in solitude on the Île de Ré, spending his time cycling through the windswept landscape. Fellow actor, Gauthier Valence, stars in a ridiculous soap opera as a beloved cosmetic surgeon who ‘saves lives.’ Gauthier arrives on the French coast to try to convince his friend to return to Paris to play opposite him in a new production of Molière’s The Misanthrope. Gauthier is convinced he will accept, since Serge himself has become something of a misanthrope but, true to type, Serge plays hard to get. ... read less

Wed 30 July at 17:00
Thu 31 July at 20:00

Jill Kemp

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Jill Kemp recordersClaire Williams harpsichord

Jill Kemp recordersClaire Williams harpsichord ... read less

Wed 30 July at 17:15

The City Musick

Event

Silver Sounds & Moody Food Music in Shakespeare’s LondonThe City Musick present a concert that revels in the music played in the theatres, dance halls, taverns and streets of ... read more

Silver Sounds & Moody Food Music in Shakespeare’s LondonThe City Musick present a concert that revels in the music played in the theatres, dance halls, taverns and streets of London in Shakespeare’s day. Combined with readings on music and London life from Shakespeare and his contemporaries, the music will reflect the many aspects of the repertoire played by the civic bands, the Waits and other musicians in the great city. On shawms, cornetts, sackbuts, recorders and of course bagpipes ... read less

Wed 30 July at 19:45

Improvisation

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Gerry Rossi, Una MacGlone and George Burt, from the Glasgow Improvisors Orchestra and directors of the Improvisation Course at DISS, will perform a structured improvisations ... read more

Gerry Rossi, Una MacGlone and George Burt, from the Glasgow Improvisors Orchestra and directors of the Improvisation Course at DISS, will perform a structured improvisations incorporating a graphic score and pre-composed musical sequences/loops, and a completely free piece with no pre-determined structure. ... read less

Wed 30 July at 22:00

DISS Bogan House Concerts 2014

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DISS is delighted to share the talent of its bursary students, who are attending the advanced courses this year. They are either in their last years at the Conservatoire or in ... read more

DISS is delighted to share the talent of its bursary students, who are attending the advanced courses this year. They are either in their last years at the Conservatoire or in their early careers as professional musicians. They come from Bulgaria, Germany, USA, Spain and UK. Three concerts showcase these students in different music styles and genres: early music (viol consort), chamber music and music for trumpet quartet. ... read less

Thu 31 July at 13:10

DISS Masterclass Concert

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Performances by selected students from this week’s masterclasses.

Performances by selected students from this week’s masterclasses. ... read less

Thu 31 July at 17:15

DISS Baroque Orchestra

Event

Anton Steck directorMaggie Cole fortepianoMarieke Spaans harpsichordEmma Kirkby soprano

Anton Steck directorMaggie Cole fortepianoMarieke Spaans harpsichordEmma Kirkby soprano ... read less

Thu 31 July at 19:45

Cakes & Ale - Tavern Music from Shakespeare's London

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Cakes & Ale - Tavern Music from Shakespeare's London

Cakes & Ale - Tavern Music from Shakespeare's London ... read less

Thu 31 July at 22:00
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