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September 2018

The Bob Dylan Story

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September 22 @ 8:00 pm
£18-15

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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  The Bob Dylan Story is the stunning and definitive live concert celebration of rock music’s greatest icon. With some of the most memorable songs ever written, Bob Dylan created the soundtrack for 1960s America, amassing a huge and enduring fanbase that even extended across the Atlantic to bands like The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. Now Bob and “The Band” transport you back to the Nobel prize winner’s glory days with a truly authentic and affectionate show, complete with…

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Paths to Creative Writing

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September 26 @ 10:00 am

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Does the blank page frighten you? Do you have ambitions to write but don’t know where to start? Do you have stories to tell but feel uncertain which form speaks best for you? Paths to Creative Writing is designed to explore the different possibilities of writing a narrative and develop your creative writing skills. Through a series of workshops, discussions, readings and writing exercises, you will explore four different genres: the short story, flash fiction, prose poetry and the lyric…

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Ruby Wax, The Monk and The Neuroscientist: How To Be Human

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September 27 @ 8:00 pm
£22-£18

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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HOW TO BE HUMAN  We can’t stop the future from arriving, no matter what drugs we’re on. But even if nearly every part of us becomes robotic, mechanical fingers crossed we'll still have our minds. Hopefully we'll use them for things like compassion, instead of just chasing what’s ‘better’ like a hamster on a wheel. If we can do that, we’re on the yellow brick road to happiness. With a little help from monk Gelong Thubten, who explains how the…

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October 2018

Living a Wild Life with Colin Stafford-Johnson

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October 8 @ 8:00 pm
£17.50-£15

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Irish wildlife cameraman and television presenter Colin Stafford-Johnson is one of the world’s most acclaimed and internationally awarded filmmakers. Throughout his legendary career, Colin has won countless awards from wildlife festivals and events around the world. He's lived first hand with tigers for many years in India, filmed some of the most renowned natural history sequences in his homeland of Ireland and now for the first time will be sharing his hair-raising stories with UK theatre audiences this autumn.  Illustrated with his own stunning film footage…

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Martin Simpson – A Master of His Art

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October 11 @ 8:00 pm
£14-12

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World renowned guitarist, singer and songwriter Martin Simpson releases his 20th solo album in 40 years ‘Trails & Tribulations’ on September 1st 2017 via Topic Records. The brand-new studio album, his first new solo work since 2013’s widely praised ‘Vagrant Stanzas’, will be available in standard and deluxe CD, digital download and standard vinyl (the latter through Vinyl 180) “Martin Simpson in “probably made his best album ever” shock.” ***** – fRoots “A master musician on top of his game.”…

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Black is the Color of My Voice

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October 12 @ 8:00 pm
£14-10

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Written and performed by Apphia Campbell Directed by Arran Hawkins and Nate Jacobs Direct from sell-out performances in Shanghai, New York and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Apphia Campbell embarks on her debut UK tour.  Inspired by the life of Nina Simone, ‘Black Is The Color Of My Voice’ follows a successful jazz singer and civil rights activist seeking redemption after the untimely death of her father. She reflects on the journey that took her from a young piano prodigy destined…

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Robin Ince’s Chaos of Delight

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October 18 @ 8:00 pm
£15-12.50

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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The co-star of the Rose D'Or award winning The Infinite Monkey Cage, author of How to Build a Universe (part 1) with Professor Brian Cox is back on the road with an artist's manifesto of delight and curiosity. Robin Ince mashes up the two cultures of art and science in this celebration of the human mind from Bohemians to Black Holes, Dali to DNA, another of his stand up sort of lectures ‘The Ince brain is like a black hole…

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He Ain’t Heavy

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October 19 @ 7:30 pm
£12-8

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Oddly Moving presents He Ain't Heavy Produced by Turtle Key Arts Performer Grania Pickard tells the story of growing up with her disabled autistic brother Sean using physical theatre, aerial circus, audience interaction and storytelling. Through puppetry, the audience see how Sean walks, talks and interacts with the world and how his unique take on life has shaped and influenced Grania. “When people ask me about my brother I usually give them the short answer; he has severe learning disabilities,…

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Michael Portillo “Life: a game of two halves”

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October 20 @ 8:00 pm
£18-15

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 years to get a seat in the Commons and then rise in power and esteem to a point where he was a favoured leader of his party and possible future PM. A track record like that suggests a privileged friend of the rich and famous ,but since leaving the house almost a decade ago Michael has endeared himself to many with his obvious respect for solid workmanship as found in our great…

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Make Mend and Do Present: The Missing Light

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October 26 @ 11:30 am
£9-6

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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When Warple moves into a small fishing village by the seaside, he discovers his neighbour, Hilda, looking out towards the horizon each night, searching for a glimpse of her long-lost husband. When loneliness, curiosity and a far-off flickering light brings them together, the two elderly friends embark on a surprising journey to reconcile their pasts and find what might lie within their futures. Using  puppetry, music, film and live animation Make Mend and Do create a story that is both moving and…

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