5 Things- This Week in Staines

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1.

See From the Ashes at ‘Rising Sun’ Slough

From The Ashes

From The Ashes at Rising Sun, Slough, Saturday Feb 9th 2008 9:30PM

Pop/rock

Andy Bradley (lead guitar) has put this band together after the demise of his previous band, Waxy’s Little Sister.

He has recruited Ian Husbands on vocals and Paul Holland on rhythm guitar from originals band fREAK-1-C, and borrowed the Replicant “engine room” of Rob Utley on drums and “Dangerous” Dave Evans on Bass.

The set is designed to have broad appeal while retaining a rock feel.

The result is a band that play many old favourites and a few new ones, all with a hard edge – guaranteed to go down well at any venue.

From the Ashes is: Andy T Bradley – Lead Guitar & Vocals, Ian Husbands – Lead Vocals, Paul Holland – Rhythm Guitar and Vocals, Dave Evans – Bass, Rob Utley – Drums

http://www.myspace.com/fromtheasheslondon

The Rising Sun public house
18-20 Windsor Road, Slough, Berks SL1 2EJ

2.

Go to see Jon Gaunt Live and Undaunted

Jon Gaunt


Jon Gaunt at The Beck Theatre, Hayes Thu 7th Feb at 7.30PM

Jon Gaunt is an experienced morning show presenter who has dealt with controversy during his career; He has faced the UK Broadcasting Standards Commission five times; three of the complaints made against him were upheld. To see why his tongue and wits are so dangerous see him live at Hayes…

AN AUDIENCE WITH
JON GAUNT
LIVE & UNDAUNTED
BECK THEATRE HAYES
THURSDAY EVENING 19:30
7TH FEBRUARY 2008


For £15 tickets for Beck Theatre Hayes click here >>>

http://www.gaunty.com/


3.

Go see Cloverfield at Vue Cinema Staines

Cloverfield

Cloverfield at Vue Staines Release date 01/02/2008 Cert 15

Some Thing Has Found Us

This Sci Fi / Monster flick revolves around a monster attack in New York as told from the point of view of a small group of young twenty-something characters who were attending a birthday party before the calamity.

Stars Lizzy Caplan (The character ‘debbie’ in American Dad) and is produced by award-winning ‘Lost’ co-creator J. J. Abrams and written by ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ genius script-writer Drew Goddard, this movie should be a sleek and refined as it is nail-biting and frightening.

Running time: 84 minutes
Director(s): Matt Reeves

Vue Cinema, Two Rivers, Staines

4.

Go see a ‘big band’ at Beck Theatre, Hayes

Romance and Swing

Romance and Swing- The Beck Theatre Hayes, Sun 10th Feb 7.30PM

Freddy Staff, whose biography reads like a comprehensive history of the best in musical performance, returns to The Beck for his 30th consecutive year.

During his 58 years in the profession, Freddy has graced the ranks of most British big bands and orchestras, including sixteen years as lead trumpeter and soloist with The Syd Lawrence Orchestra.

Eventually he was in demand in that elite sphere of performance – The Session World, working with the biggest names in showbusiness including Tony Bennett, Barbara Streisand, Judy Garland, Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey and Louis Armstrong.

Freddy’s vast musical experience leads him to be recognised as a leading authority of Big Band Swing.
To celebrate this occasion he presents his arrangements of great swing hits together with romantic ballads by star vocalist Lee Gibson.

Truly a Manhattan sound to make the venue swing!

CLICK HERE for tickets

The Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 2UE


5.

Go to the ‘Peoples Proms’ in Staines

The 10th Annual Peoples Prom- Staines

The Peoples Proms Friday Feb 8th 2008 St Peters Church, Staines £8

This is the 10th annual Proms Concert, similar to the last Night of the Proms. Conducted by Joanne Gardner and including a choir of 70 singers and Spelthorne Young Voices. This is a concert of popular classics and end with the traditional flag waving.

When
19:30 – 22:00
One day only

Where
St Peters Church,
Laleham Road
Staines

TW18 2DX

Event contact details
Telephone: 01784 455542
Email: sue.hobart@btinternet.com

Price
£8 on the door, inc a glass of wine (Bring a flag to wave!)

Links:Spelthorne Young Voices : http://www.sopranos-syv.com/



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