Big names lined up for new season at Grantham Guildhall

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The Guildhall is kicking off the new autumn season with big names lined up in the coming months, including Georgie Fame, Alvin Stardust and Warwick Davis.

An Audience with Warwick Davis (September 18, sold out) has proven very popular and Alvin Stardust is in town on September 20 with a few tickets left.

There is lots more live music coming up in October with Faustus (October 2), Let’s Rock the Jukebox (October 4), Ga Ga - A Tribute to Queen (October 9) and one of the contry’s favourite singer-songwriters, Grantham-based Abi Moore on October 10.

Georgie Fame takes to the stage with his blend of jazz and rhythm and blues on October 24, followed by The Buddy Presley Show (Oct 25), Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two (Nov 6) and Barbed Wire for Kisses (Nov 7) offering a twist on folk music, with an accompanying moving performance of spoken words using real stories of Lincolnshire residents during the First World War.

Enjoy an evening down Memory Lane with Dad’s Army vicar Frank Williams on September 19 who will be signing copies of his autobiography after his show More Tea Vicar?

The Literature at Lunchtime series continues with Dr Jane Mackay on October 1 with a look at Daphne Du Maurier’s The Birds followed by Hitchcock’s film.

Ballet Cymru stage their production of Beauty and The Beast on October 7 and Chantry Dance Company celebrate Oscar Wilde’s 160th anniversary with a new production of The Happy Prince on October 22.

The Pantaloons return with comedy/drama Bleak House on October 8 and UK Touring Theatre perfrom A Doll’s House on October 20. More details on 01476 406158 or visit the website at www.guildhallartscentre.com