Pub’s artistic delights

A POPULAR village pub is fast becoming the centre of music, theatre and entertainment.

Locals at The Swan Inn, Dobcross, are being treated to a galaxy of performing arts with even more scheduled in coming months.

March 20 and 27, The Rocket Theatre company presents Oscar Wilde: Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, a black comedy that fizzes with fun.

On Wednesday, April 17, legendary broadcaster Gordon Burns will headline in ‘An evening with …’ fund-raiser for the Dobcross Whit Friday Band Contest, hosted by Peter Young. The £15 per head ticket  includes a two-course meal.

And on Sunday May 5, Mike Sweeney, the radio disc jockey,  broadcaster comes together with Paddy O’Hare for their own interpretation of acoustic roots evening.

The duo will use a mix of acoustic and retro-electric guitars, harmonica, banjo and mandolin and Cajun to produce a colourful spectacle from 6-10 p.m.

On May 29 the Planet Theatre Company will be performing Mrs York’s Shelter, a 1940’s comedy.

The writer of Billy Elliot,  Lee Hall’s Spoonface Steinberg, originally written as a play for Radio  4, and presented by the Freerange Theatre company on Tuesday June 18 and Wednesday 19.

Further information, contact: 01457 873451.

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