5 Things- This Week in Staines


See Succotash! at the Phoenix, Staines

Succotash! At Phoenix

Succotash! at The Phoenix, Staines Friday 7th March 2008 9:30P

Spring is just around the corner & it’s time once again for the mighty Succotash to brighten up your lives!

The Staines-duo will be at The Phoenix, Church Street, Staines Upon Thames on Friday 7th March.

On stage at 9:30 ’till late.

The Phoenix is under new management so come on in and see what how the place is shaping up…

Carl will be bangin’ & shakin’ a variety of percussive implements and his beautiful young assistant, the ever-lovely Ravi, will be strummin’ & singin’ for all he’s worth…

Support these local likely lads…

The Phoenix, Staines
Friday 7th March

43 Church Street, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 4EN

Tel: 01784 452384


Go to see Stan Sulzmann at the Riverhouse Barn, Walton

Stan Sulzmann

Neon at the Riverhouse Barn Theatre, Walton March 9th 7:30P £10

Sun March 9th 7:30P

Riverhouse Barn, Walton


The inventive and fluent tenor titan with the equally-impressive Gwilym Simcock on piano and Jim Hart on vibes.

‘Neon’ is Stan Sulzmann, Gwilym Simcock and Jim Hart

Pricing: £10


The Riverhouse Barn boxoffice:

01932 253354 (24 hrs)

Manor Road
Surrey KT12 2PF




Go see some new Ska… Abstract Genius

Abstract Genius at Platform 9

Abstract Genius at Platform 9, Guildford 7:30P

“Skacore/funk ninjas from Guildford -comin at ya!”

Mar 6 2008 7:30P Platform 9 Guildford

May 15 2008 7:00P Platform 9 w/DIRTY REVOLUTION

After a century of searching for band members, Luke and Nick (the founding members of Abstract Genius) are proud to announce the arrival of skacore/cross genre’s newest prodigy!

Abstract Genius are working hard and having loads of laughs writing and perfecting material for future recordings, live shows and new media. Their sound is exciting, fast and varied ska influenced metal, hardcore, funk and progressive rock, with a
slightly hip hop, raw vocal.They are passionate about making and performing music, with most of the band studying music in some form or another at Guildford ACM.

Abstract Genius are:

Luke: Vocals, Tenor Sax, Slide whistle!

Nick: Guitars a’ plenty

Ben: Bass and hair

Mike: Drums and super-straight-edge-shorts!

Influences Sonic Boom Six, Metallica, Ska-P, Capdown, Farse, Weapons of Brass Destruction, Atreyu, The King Blues, Incubus, basically the UK and US Skacore scenes and worldwide Metal!


Platform 9 (aka The Plough, Guildford)

Address: 16, Park St, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4XB



Go see Next Door’s Baby at Richmond – Orange Tree

Next Doors baby- orange tree theatre

Next Door’s Baby- The Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, till 8 March

Book by Bernie Gaughan. Music and Lyrics by Matthew Strachan

Wednesday 6 February –
Saturday 8 March 2008

Set in 1950s Dublin, Next Door’s Baby is an earthy tale of feuding mothers, jealousy, and family secrets. As a Bonny Baby competition deepens the rift between the neighbouring Hennessys amd O’Briens, we learn nothing in either tiny terraced house is quite as it seems.

As a premiere production of a witty, poignant show with lovely songs, written by husband and wife team, Next Door’s Baby is for anyone who ever had a family.

Cast: Peter Basham, Stephen Carlile, Clare Louise Connolly, Robert Gill, Louise Gold, Elinor Lawless, Brenda Longman, Riona O’Connor, Vincent Shiels and Emily Sills

Orange Tree Theatre
1 Clarence Street

Box Office: 020 8940 3633



Go to see the Spring Exhibition- Sunbury

Art Exhibition- sunbury

The Sunburt art group, Spring Exhibition – Riverside Arts Centre

Sunbury Art Group

Spring Exhibition

Sat 8th March & Sun 9th March 2008

Sat 15th & Sun 16th March 2008

Riverside Arts Centre, Sunbury

59 Thames Street
TW16 5QF


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