John Simpson

An Audience with… John Simpson

Friday 31st May
Devizes Corn Exchange 8pm | £18

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In this fascinating evening, John Simpson will describe some of the difficult and often dangerous situations he has faced as a veteran reporter, as well as some of the more light-hearted and amusing tales from his own travels.

An Audience with… John Simpson

Clive Mantle

Clive Mantle ~ On Top of the World

Saturday 1st June
Devizes Town Hall 2:30pm
£10 adult / £5 child / £20 family

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We are delighted to bring Game of Thrones actor and children’s author Clive Mantle to the Festival, where he will be captivating the crowds with readings from his award-winning time-travelling, Himalayan adventure book, The Treasure at the Top of the World. Clive will be talking about his writing and sharing tales and photos of his own exciting travels in Nepal, followed by a Q&A session and book-signing.

Clive Mantle ~ On Top of the World

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Barbdwire

Saturday 1st June
Devizes Corn Exchange 8pm | £18

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Coventry Reggae and Ska favourites, Barbdwire have an enviable reputation as one of most popular and exciting live bands, known for their driving reggae beat.

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String Sisters

String Sisters

Wednesday 5th June
St. Andrew’s Church, Long Street 12.30pm | £8

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Angharad and Lowri Thomas are two siblings that make up the exceptional violin and viola duo, String Sisters. Their aim is to bring top quality chamber music to areas where it is not readily accessible in order to break down the boundaries of classical music.

String Sisters

Moscow Drug Club

Moscow Drug Club

Friday 7th June
The Exchange, Corn Exchange 8pm | £15

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You are cordially invited to share a wry smile with us as you enter the darkly comic and eclectic music world of Moscow Drug Club. This way please and mind the stairs!

Moscow Drug Club

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Guy Halls

Saturday 8th June
Pizza Express, Market Square 1pm

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Acclaimed guitarist Guy Halls plays original ‘Nuevo Flamenco’ music, a fusion of flamenco guitar with Latin, jazz, rumba, bossa nova and Gypsy styles.

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She, Robot

Sunday 9th June
British Lion, Estcourt Street 1pm

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Woman meets machine in a musical maelstrom that will make your head spin, your spirit lift and your feet move.

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Ed Byrne

Ed Byrne and Friends

Wednesday 12th June
Devizes Corn Exchange 8pm | £20

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International comic Ed Byrne, with very special guests, David Hadingham and Chris Stokes (replacing Sindhu Vee), will have you rolling in the aisles.

Ed Byrne and Friends

Nick Harper A Wiltshire Tale

A Wiltshire Tale ~ Nick Harper

Thursday 13th June
The Exchange, Devizes Corn Exchange 8pm | £15

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A Wiltshire Tale (There is Magic in this World) is a journey through Wiltshire’s history, landscape, wildlife and old dialect. Depicted through the voices of three immortal characters, in this one man show, we bear witness to the enduring spell of this most magical of counties in spoken word, poetry and live music.

A Wiltshire Tale ~ Nick Harper

Evening with Eric & Ern

An Evening of Eric and Ern

Friday 14th June
Devizes Corn Exchange 7.30pm | £21

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From the Olivier-nominated duo behind the hugely celebrated and critically acclaimed West-End hit , Eric and Little Ern!

A brilliant homage crammed full of renditions of those famous comedy sketches, that hits all the right notes, but not necessarily in the right order!

An Evening of Eric and Ern

Grupo Lokita

Grupo Lokito

Saturday 15th June
Devizes Corn Exchange 8pm | £18

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Get your dancing shoes on and get ready to party! Grupo Lokito fuse contemporary Congolese and Cuban music to create a modern-day cocktail of two of the great world musics.

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The Hot Club

The Hot Club

Sunday 16th June
Three Crowns, Maryport Street 1pm

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Evoking the sound of 1930s Paris, The Hot Club of London, Wiltshire and Somerset brings you sizzling gypsy jazz tunes from the golden era of swing.

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CIRCU5

Circu5

Sunday 16th June
Cellar Bar, Bear Hotel 8pm

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Think CIRCU5‚ think rock and prog poured into a blender, mixed with a dash of 60s vocal harmonies and lashings of hard-driving rhythms.

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