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March 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 02 February - Thu 14 MayYeovil Ukulele Club

Come along and strum and sing.  Free Entry. All welcome.

Sessions are held on a Wednesday evening starting at 7:30pm.  For further information please contact me on my mobile number.


Red House YeovilContact: Yeovil Ukulele Club
Telephone: 078555 39028
Wed 04 MarchNHS Blood and Transplant Blood Donor Sessions

Between 13:00 - 15:15 and 16:45 - 19:00

You can register as a donor, find out whether we’ve got a session coming up in your area and book an appointment to donate whenever and wherever you are by calling 0300 1232323, through our website or by using our app on your Android, Windows or Apple device. To download an app for your device, search 'NHSGiveBlood' in the app store.


Westlands Leisure Centre. Westbourne Close, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DDTelephone: 0300 1232323
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Sat 07 March - Sun 08 March
10am-4pm
Lambing Weekend

All Welcome - visit the website to find further details.


Kingston Maurward Gardens and Animal Park, Nr Dorchester, DT2 8PY. Contact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935-815341
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Fri 13 March - Sun 15 MarchAntiques and Collectors Fair

Our fairs are mostly on weekdays as it gives shop owners a chance to visit the fairs and purchase their stock, so as you can imagine it can be a great place to find a bargain! Shepton Mallet however is a weekend fair and also the largest antiques, vintage and collectors fair in the West Country with over 600 stands of quality antiques.

Opening times

13 Mar 2015 - 15 Mar 2015
Friday: 12 noon to 5.00 p.m.
Saturday: 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Sunday: 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.


The Bath and West Showground Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QNContact: R Everett
Telephone: 01636 702326
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Fri 13 March - Sun 15 MarchFolk Music Weekend: The Stages of Life

Led by Alan and Gill McIntosh. Booking forms online or by contacting Suzi Herbert 01300 341741


The Friary, Hilfield, Dorchester, DT2 7BE.Contact: Suzi Herbert
Telephone: 01300 341741
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Mon 16 MarchNHS Blood and Transplant Blood Donor Sessions

Between 13:00 - 15:15 and 16:45 - 19:00

You can register as a donor, find out whether we’ve got a session coming up in your area and book an appointment to donate whenever and wherever you are by calling 0300 1232323, through our website or by using our app on your Android, Windows or Apple device. To download an app for your device, search 'NHSGiveBlood' in the app store.


Westlands Leisure Centre. Westbourne Close, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DDTelephone: 0300 1232323
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Mon 16 March - Sat 21 March
7:15pm for 7:45 start
That Good Night

You can book your tickets online alternatively, ring the box office on 07500 37 60 31 Adults £9. Seniors/Students £8.


Swan Theatre YeovilContact: Box Office
Telephone: 07500 37 60 31
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Tue 17 March - Sat 28 MarchTHE KING AND I - YAOS

Based on the novel 'Anna and the King of Siam' by Margaret Landon

It is 1862 in Siam when an English widow, Anna Leonowens, and her young son arrive at the Royal Palace in Bangkok, having been summoned by the King to serve as tutor to his many children and wives.

The King is considered to be a barbarian by those in the West, and he seeks Anna’s assistance in changing his image. With both keeping a firm grip on their respective traditions and values, Anna and the King grow to understand and, eventually, respect one another, in a truly unique love story.

Tickets will cost between : £14.00 - £17.00 and can be bought on line.




Octagon TheatreContact: Box Office
Telephone: 01935 422884
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Thu 19 March
7.30pm
Somerset Opera presents Patience

Written by W S Gilbert - Composed by Arthur Sullivan.

Tickets prices are £9 Adults, £8 Concessions, £7 Students and Childre. Available from Lanes Garden Shop, Silver Street, Ilmintser or by phone 07943 779880


Warehouse Theatre Brewery Lane Ilminster Somerset TA19 9ADTelephone: 07943 779880
Thu 19 March - Fri 20 MarchCharterhouse Auction - Coins, Stamps, Militaria, Collectors' Items

Sherborne auctioneers Charterhouse have been instructed to sell the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) and Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM) pair awarded to Flight Lieutenant Richard Dacre Trevor-Roper as part of the Dambusters collection in their two day collectors’ auction this March. Please click on the attached PDF to read the full article.

A 168 year old train ticket is one of the more unusual lots going under the Charterhouse hammer to read the full details click on the attached PDF.

Sherborne auctioneers Charterhouse have been instructed to sell a Conspicuous Gallantry Cross estimated at £60,000-£70,000 in their two day collectors’ auction - to read the full details click on the attached PDF.


Dambusters Collection
Train tTcket
Conspicuous Gallantry Cross
The Long Street Salerooms, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3BSContact: Richard Bromell
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Sat 21 March
7:30pm
Yeovil Concert Band and The Military Wives Choirs

Yeovil Concert Band are performing a concert tonight with The Yeovilton Military Wives Choir
in aid of raising funds for Help For Heroes and SSAFA.

Tickets will cost £12 which includes a glass of wine or fruit juice.  Tickets can be bought on the door or from The Gateway 01935 433146 /Yeovil Concert Band 01935 321330


Yeovil Community ChurchContact: Yeovil Concert Band
Telephone: 01935 321330
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Sat 21 March
7.30pm - 9.30pm
Yeovil Concert Band & The Yeovilton Military Wives Choir

Present a Concert in aid of Help For Heroes at Yeovil Community Church,

An evening of musical entertainment for all the family.  Tickets £12 to include a glass of wine or fruit juice. 

Tickets can be bought on the door or by telephoning 01935 433146.


Yeovil Community Church, The Gateway,Addlewell Lane, Yeovil. BA20 1QNContact: Sarah Baker
Telephone: 01935 321330
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Sat 21 March
7.30pm until 1am
The Great Gatsby Party in aid of Flying Colours
Tickets on NOW on sale!!!

Tickets are £20* available from Westlands Yeovil 01935 848380

And the Flying Colours Appeal for Yeovil Women's Hospital Fundraisng office 01935 383020.

Live music from The Decibelles...
Special dance performances featuring Motiv8
Black jack and Roulette tables
Food platters to be served
Event Photographer
Raffle
Theme: The Roaring 20s (fancy dress optional)

Westlands YeovilContact: Amy Phelps
Telephone: 07703701731
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Sat 21 MarchThe Ethics and Policy of Climate Change

A day to explore and discuss the things we should be asking candidates before the forthcoming general election.


The Friary, Hilfield, Dorchester, DT2 7BE.Contact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935-815341
Telephone: 01300 341741
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Mon 23 MarchNHS Blood and Transplant Blood Donor Sessions

Between 13:00 - 15:15 and 16:45 - 19:00

You can register as a donor, find out whether we’ve got a session coming up in your area and book an appointment to donate whenever and wherever you are by calling 0300 1232323, through our website or by using our app on your Android, Windows or Apple device. To download an app for your device, search 'NHSGiveBlood' in the app store.


Westlands Leisure Centre. Westbourne Close, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DDTelephone: 0300 1232323
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Sat 28 March - Sun 29 March
11am – 4:30pm.
Spring Bulbs & Daffodils Weekend

Reduced admission to only £4 per adult for entry, U16s free.

Explore the magnificent gardens and grounds surrounding the 50-acre lake before taking lunch or afternoon tea in the tea rooms. Please note the castle is closed this weekend.


Sherborne Castle, New Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 5NR. Contact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935-815341
Telephone: 01935-815341
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Sat 28 March - Sun 12 April
11am - 4pm
Paint your own Easter Decoration

Booking Not Needed.  Suitable for Groups.  The woodcarving workshop.  Children welcome.
Assistance Dogs only are welcome.  Accessible to all.  All Tickets £3 (per decoration). Closed on Easter Sunday.


Barrington Court, Barrington, Nr Ilminster TA19 0NQContact: Anna Mesarova
Telephone: 07742 030879
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Sat 28 March
10am to 4pm
Woodland Easter Egg Hunt

Join the fun and hunt for Easter eggs in the woodland at Quants Nature Reserve on Saturday, March 28, 10am till 4pm.

Children can follow in the footsteps of the Easter bunny on the chocolate egg trail, taking part in activities along the way and discovering their super power at the hilltop creation station. When they finish the trail they can take home their Hedgehog Award and all the treasures they have made.

Find out about the wildlife living in the woods, with Trust reserve staff on hand to send you off on a circular wild walk.

Tea, cake and refreshments will be available for a small charge, and entry to the trail is £2.50. Come prepared to have some family fun!

Directions

Quants Nature Reserve is at ST 189 176, close to Churchstanton. Turn opposite the Merry Harriers Pub, and continue down the hill. After half a mile turn left into Dollings Road, the entrance to the reserve is a short way down the road on the left hand side. Follow the Somerset Wildlife Trust roadside signs.


Quants Nature ReserveContact: Somerset Wildlife Trust
Telephone: 01823 652400
April 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 02 February - Thu 14 MayYeovil Ukulele Club

Come along and strum and sing.  Free Entry. All welcome.

Sessions are held on a Wednesday evening starting at 7:30pm.  For further information please contact me on my mobile number.


Red House YeovilContact: Yeovil Ukulele Club
Telephone: 078555 39028
Sat 28 March - Sun 12 April
11am - 4pm
Paint your own Easter Decoration

Booking Not Needed.  Suitable for Groups.  The woodcarving workshop.  Children welcome.
Assistance Dogs only are welcome.  Accessible to all.  All Tickets £3 (per decoration). Closed on Easter Sunday.


Barrington Court, Barrington, Nr Ilminster TA19 0NQContact: Anna Mesarova
Telephone: 07742 030879
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Fri 03 April
7.30-12AM
Yeovil POF Singles Night

Make your Good Friday really good !

Dress to impress at the stunning location at The Manor Hotel Yeovil.  E ntry is £5 on the door.

Make it a night to remember!

For singles looking for romance or meet like minded friends.

 


The Manor Hotel Yeovil BA20 1TGContact: Kara Bondevik
Telephone: 01935 433185
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Tue 07 April - Wed 08 AprilBeauty and The Beast - Easter Pantomime

A fantastic Easter treat for all the family starring: Lee Latchford-Evans from STEPS as Prince/Beast, Dani Harmer (CBBC’s Tracy Beaker and Strictly Come Dancing) as Beauty and comedy legend Bobby Davro as Silly Billy.

Don’t miss another fun-filled Easter pantomime from the same team behind The Wizard of Oz and Peter Pan. With a star cast, impressive music, energetic dance routines as well as plenty of jokes, slapstick and heaps of audience participation!

Our spellbinding pantomime for Easter 2015 tells the story of Beauty who longs for romance and adventure, a bad-mannered Prince who is transformed into a Beast to teach him a lesson and a good Fairy who makes both their dreams come true.

Join us during the Easter school holidays for a show filled with spectacular pantomime magic, dazzling production numbers and of course jokes galore for all the family!

Tickets can be bought on line.


Octagon TheatreContact: Box Office
Telephone: 01935 422884
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Fri 10 April - Sat 11 AprilYandles Woodworking Spring Show

Yandles Spring Show is always a highlight on the woodworking events calendar.

Thousands of visitors come from across the country, to enjoy the informal and friendly atmosphere that is created within the surroundings of this historic timber yard.

The usual working site is transformed with marquees which host a vast array of leading craftspeople. Live demonstrations will keep you entertained with new techniques to learn, useful advice on tools and handy tips. The Sawmill itself is converted for use by international manufacturers, traders and publishers displaying the hottest new product lines

The Hobbies shop is not ignored either, with special deals and demonstrators who can show you how to get the best out of your products. The 303 Gallery and café all trade as usual too, and there is a great food marquee for the show.


Yandle & Son Ltd, Hurst Works, Martock, TA12 6JUContact: Yandle and Son Ltd
Telephone: 01935 822 207
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Fri 10 April - Sat 11 AprilYeovil Beer Festival

Opening times and prices:

6pm - 11pm Friday 10th April
noon - 11pm Saturday 11th April
Cost is £5 per session which includes YBF glass and programme. Tickets available online  from their website.

For more details please contact Yeovil Ales on 01935 414888.


Yeovil College, Mudford Road, Yeovil, BA21 4DRContact: Yeovil Ales
Telephone: 01935 414888
Sat 11 April - Sun 12 AprilThe Snail and the Whale

all Stories (creators of the Gruffalo and Room on the Broom stage shows) are proud to present their latest exciting collaboration with Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

A tiny snail longs to see the world, so she hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. But when the whale gets beached, how will the tiny snail save him? Follow the tiny snail’s amazing journey, as seen through the eyes of a very adventurous young girl, who’d love to be going round the world with her seafaring father...

Storytelling, live music and lots of laughs, in a show for everyone aged 4 and up.

“Captivating, inventive storytelling, along with beautiful live music and songs” Hairline

Tickets can be bought on line if you click here.


Octagon TheatreContact: Box Office
Telephone: 01935 422884
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Mon 13 April - Tue 14 AprilNHS Blood and Transplant Blood Donor Sessions

Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th of April 2015
Between 13:00 - 15:15 and 16:45 - 19:00

You can register as a donor, find out whether we’ve got a session coming up in your area and book an appointment to donate whenever and wherever you are by calling 0300 1232323, through our website or by using our app on your Android, Windows or Apple device. To download an app for your device, search 'NHSGiveBlood' in the app store.



Westlands Leisure Centre. Westbourne Close, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DDTelephone: 0300 1232323
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Sat 25 April
10.45am - 4.30pm
Annual Town Criers' Competition

Town Criers and their escorts gather from all over the country at the invitation of the Mayor of Yeovil and Yeovil's Town Crier, to perform their own town cries in competition. This year marks the 21st anniversary of this popular annual event.

Yeovil Town Band provide a lunchtime musical interlude from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. Colourful and entertaining. Free entry and seating provided.


The Triangle, Yeovil Town CentreContact: Neil Gage
Telephone: 01935 382424
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May 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 02 February - Thu 14 MayYeovil Ukulele Club

Come along and strum and sing.  Free Entry. All welcome.

Sessions are held on a Wednesday evening starting at 7:30pm.  For further information please contact me on my mobile number.


Red House YeovilContact: Yeovil Ukulele Club
Telephone: 078555 39028
Fri 01 MayAbbey Hill Steam Rally

This event takes place each May day bank holiday weekend. Situated on the A37 just south of Yeovil towards Dorchester, over looking the rolling hills of Dorset. It features something for everyone. From Traction Engines to Motorcycles it's all at this fun family day out.

With over 100 trade stands you can get everything from a spark plug for the old car in your garage to that old 16 ton commercial vehicle you wanted to restore.

During the day a full entertainment program is available with ring events, live bands and singers in the refreshment marquee. In the evening the fun continues in the marquee and the fairground stays open until late. Enter the site and take a look around at some of the fun that will happen at this event.


Yeovil Showground - BA20 2QQ
Thu 07 May - Fri 08 MayNHS Blood and Transplant Blood Donor Sessions

Between 13:00 - 15:15 and 16:45 - 19:00
You can register as a donor, find out whether we’ve got a session coming up in your area and book an appointment to donate whenever and wherever you are by calling 0300 1232323, through our website or by using our app on your Android, Windows or Apple device. To download an app for your device, search 'NHSGiveBlood' in the app store.


Westlands Leisure Centre. Westbourne Close, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DDTelephone: 0300 1232323
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Thu 14 MayUB40 in Concert

Named after the unemployment benefit form, UB40 formed in 1978. Their debut album 'Signing Off' in August 1980 - one of the greatest reggae albums ever released by a British band.

The band's latest album 'Getting Over the Storm' BBC Radio 2's record of the week, received 5-star reviews from the UK's music press on its release in September 2013. Now they are back on the road to play their history of hits once again.

Tickets priced at £30 + £2 booking fee.  Go to the website or phone for tickets.


Westlands Leisure Complex Yeovil, Westbourne Close, Yeovil, BA20 2DDTelephone: 01935 848 380
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June 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Thu 11 JuneNHS Blood and Transplant Blood Donor Sessions

Between 09:45 - 12:15 and 13:45 - 15:45

You can register as a donor, find out whether we’ve got a session coming up in your area and book an appointment to donate whenever and wherever you are by calling 0300 1232323, through our website or by using our app on your Android, Windows or Apple device. To download an app for your device, search 'NHSGiveBlood' in the app store.


Westlands Leisure Centre. Westbourne Close, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DDTelephone: 0300 1232323
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Sat 20 June - Mon 22 JuneBlue Watch Walk- Raising Money for 'Time Is Precious'

On 20th June 2015 Eight firefighters will begin their walk from Acton fire station, London to Sherborne fire station. They will walk 120 miles within 48hours and arrive on Monday 22nd June. 

All money raised will go to 'Time Is Precious' who purchase equipment for Yeovil Childrens Ward. This equipment are items such as IPads, games, sensory equipment that cannot be purchased on the NHS but can make a, sometimes prolonged, stay slightly easier for the child patients and their families. The equipment supports development, education and rehabilitation. 

Please see the website by clicking on the link here for more information regarding the charity and please visit this website by clicking on this link if you would like to sponsor this event. Every small amount can make a massive difference.


Sherborne Fire StationContact: Claire Morgan
Telephone: 07772099101
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Sun 21 June
10am
Cancer Research UK's Race for Life, Sherborne

Ladies, stand to attention!

It’s time for us to bring the fight to cancer at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life!

Cancer is a common enemy that affects almost all of us in some way across our lifetime. Whether it is your own battle, or the battle of a loved one that fuels your determination to defeat cancer once and for all, we need you to join our Pink Army and help us to beat cancer sooner!

Join forces with our army of women and walk, run or charge the grounds of Sherborne Castle in our 5k event this June and help us show that hell hath no fury like a woman in pink.

Sign up either individually or as part of a group by clicking on this link that will take you to our events sign-up page

http://bit.ly/RFLSWest

So come on ladies, let’s unite together to defy cancer. Join our Pink Army today!

The Race for Life is a non-competitive running event that can be entered by women of all ages. The race aims to raise money for the life-saving research carried out by Cancer Research UK into the treatment and prevention of all cancers.


Sherborne Castle DT9 5NRContact: Sophie Fox
Telephone: 07768793480
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Mon 29 JuneNHS Blood and Transplant Blood Donor Session

Between 13:00 - 15:15 and 16:45 - 19:00

You can register as a donor, find out whether we’ve got a session coming up in your area and book an appointment to donate whenever and wherever you are by calling 0300 1232323, through our website or by using our app on your Android, Windows or Apple device. To download an app for your device, search 'NHSGiveBlood' in the app store.
 



Westlands Leisure Centre. Westbourne Close, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DDTelephone: 0300 1232323
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July 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sun 19 July
10.00-16.00hrs
The Heritage Insurance 'Classics at the Castle'

This premier Classics, Sports and Supercar show celebrates its 12th year at Sherborne Castle with a feast of more than 1200 cars expected. The featured marque will be Lotus and there will be a new dedicated area for Customs, Hot Rods and American cars.


Sherborne Castle, Dorset, DT95NRContact: Stuart Annett
Telephone: 01460 77256
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November 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sun 01 November
9am-4pm.
GHQ Militaria Fair

The Fleet Air Arm Museum welcomes Militaria Fairs, one of the country's most respected trade shows of Militaria and related relics.

The event will be held independantly to the main Museum in our adjacent Swordfish Centre. Tickets are £4.50 and do not include entry to the main Museum. The fair will open from 9am and close at 4pm.


Fleet Air Arm Museum - Swordfish CentreContact: GHQ Militaria Fairs
Telephone: 07919 455 799
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December 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Fri 04 December - Sun 03 JanuarySleeping Beauty - Pantomime 2015

Emily Wood and Paul Hendy for Evolution Pantomimes in association with The Octagon Theatre proudly present this dazzling pantomime production of Sleeping Beauty for Christmas 2015.

Book now to take advantage of our fabulous EARLY BIRD Discounts.

Please click on the image gallery on the right of this page for further details on the pantomime schedule and prices.

It's never too early to book for Christmas 2015! Tickets can be bought on line click here.

Please note:  We want to ensure you are getting the best available price for your pantomime tickets, so if you are intending to book Family Saver tickets for our Orange or Green performances, plus additional tickets besides, please contact the Box Office direct on 01935 422884, as our online booking facility is unable to recognise multiple discounts.


Octagon TheatreContact: Box Office
Telephone: 01935 422884
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January 2016Event TitleLocationContact Details
Fri 04 December - Sun 03 JanuarySleeping Beauty - Pantomime 2015

Emily Wood and Paul Hendy for Evolution Pantomimes in association with The Octagon Theatre proudly present this dazzling pantomime production of Sleeping Beauty for Christmas 2015.

Book now to take advantage of our fabulous EARLY BIRD Discounts.

Please click on the image gallery on the right of this page for further details on the pantomime schedule and prices.

It's never too early to book for Christmas 2015! Tickets can be bought on line click here.

Please note:  We want to ensure you are getting the best available price for your pantomime tickets, so if you are intending to book Family Saver tickets for our Orange or Green performances, plus additional tickets besides, please contact the Box Office direct on 01935 422884, as our online booking facility is unable to recognise multiple discounts.


Octagon TheatreContact: Box Office
Telephone: 01935 422884
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