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Vikings Live from the British Museum (12a) 

Thursday, April 24 @ 7:00 PM
£11 + bf (£9 friends) advance / £12 door
Tickets through Bridport TIC on 01308 424901 or online:





This special event offers an exclusive private view of the BP exhibition Vikings: life and legend in the company of world experts, presented live in your local cinema. Introduced by British Museum Director Neil MacGregor and presented by historian and broadcaster Michael Wood, the exhibition will be brought to life by curators…more info



 
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Moulettes + Support from Kate Young

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

“Frontrunners of the new British acoustic scene thanks to their sophisticated, unpredictable approach” **** Robin Denselow, The Guardian

“This delicious music is played with acoustic virtuosity…Complex and beautiful…Intriguing and unique” **** MOJO

“Divine harmonies…Orchestral folk at its very finest.” ***** Time Out

£9 + bf advance £11 on door

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Vikings Live from the British Museum - Rated 12a

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

This special event offers an exclusive private view of the BP exhibition Vikings: life and legend in the company of world experts, presented live in your local cinema. Introduced by British Museum Director Neil MacGregor and presented by historian and broadcaster Michael Wood, the exhibition will be brought to life by curators.

£11 + BF (£9 friends) in advance £12 door

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Hi-Life: World Electronica with Banco De Gaia

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

A World Electronica special celebrating 20 years of Banco De Gaia with Toby Marks (Banco De Gaia) and the The Outernationalists (Afro-Celts/The Imagined Village/Gaslight Troubadours).

£5 on the door Age limit: 18+ or 16+ with adult

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Vienna Festival Ballet: Swan Lake

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

The Vienna Festival Ballet was founded in 1980 by the Austrian dancer Peter Mallek. One of its many aims is to provide young and talented dancers with the opportunity to perform the great classical ballets around the world. Thus giving audiences the chance to enjoy the company’s enchanting classical repertoire danced by a young and talented company.

£21 (£15 Friends and Children) + bf advance £21.50 on door

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The Fureys & Davey Arthur

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS & Davey Arthur, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc, make their second appearance here at the Electric Palace.

£18.50 + bf advance / £20.50 on door

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National Theatre Live: King Lear

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

Oscar winner Sam Mendes (SKYFALL, AMERICAN BEAUTY) returnsthe National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy. An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite, Cordelia, says nothing. Lear’s world descends into chaos.

£11 (£9 EP Friends) +bf advance / £13 on door

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Dave Swarbrick and Friends: Audience with Swarb

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

A rare chance to get up close and personal with hugely influential folk icon Dave Swarbrick and in addition, enjoy an all girl trio Said the Maiden who are making waves with their selection of trad arrangements and close harmonies, accompanied with fiddle, guitar and at times, wonderfully a cappella. Dave Swarbrick is synonymous with innovation and he is indeed credited with heralding the ‘Second Folk Revival’ while in seminal Folk/Rock band Fairport Convention.

£11 +bf advance £13 on door

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Honey Trap Disco – Felix Martin (Hot Chip) DJ set

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

On the back of the massive success of guest DJ Boy George which someone described as their ‘best night out in Bridport ever’, Honey Trap Disco are back this time to present Felix Martin from one of the most popular electro-pop bands in the UK at the moment; Hot Chip. Felix will be joined on the night by DJ Jonny Slut, the man responsible for the legendary epoch making London electro night Nag Nag Nag formed in February 2002.

£13 + BF advance/£15 door Age limit: 18+ or 16+ with adult

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The Crazy World of Arthur Brown

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

With a resurgence rising through insanely great performances, hard work and musical passion, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown has announced his first set of UK dates for 2014 – after showing the world that he still one of the best around, 45 years after number one hit single ‘Fire’ was released in 1968.

Support from SIENNÁ - electronica and traditional Japanese sounds flowing along with Norwegian grooves.

£16 + bf £18 door

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Bella Hardy (solo): Thirty For 30

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards winner is on tour visiting 30 of her favourite venues to celebrate her 30th Birthday this year.

Support from remarkable transformer artists:

Nicola Brown (Folk/Blues)

and Fenne Rainbow (Folk/Acoustic).

£10 + bf advance, £12 door

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RSC LIVE: Henry IV Part 1

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

With his crown under threat from enemies both foreign and domestic, Henry IV prepares for war. Having deposed the previous king, he is only too aware of the tenuousness of his position, and of the price to be paid if he falters. As his father prepares to defend his crown, Prince Hal is languishing in the taverns and brothels of London, revelling in the company of his friend, the notorious Sir John Falstaff. With the onset of the war, Hal and Falstaff are thrust into the brutal reality of the battlefield, where Hal must confront his responsibilities to family and throne.

£11 (£9 EP Friends) + bf advance / £13 door

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Inside Llewyn Davis (15)

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

NSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, some of them of his own making.

£4.50 + bf advance / £6 door

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Inside Llewyn Davis (15)

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

Inside Llewyn Davies follows a week in the life of a young folk singers as he navigates the Greenwhich Village Folk Scene of 1961. The Coen Borther's fourth collaboration with multiple-grammy and academy award winning music producer T Bone Burnett.

£4.50 + BF advance/£6 door

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Switchsoundz Presents - Annix

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

SwitchSoundz presents a night of the finest Jump Up Drum & Bass with international Drum & Bass Artist Annix ‘Decimal Bass & Konichi’ Version, VnC, JAY D, Jeztabble and MDMC. Staged at the wicked Electric Palace this is planned to be a high production event with with internationally acclaimed sound and lighting systems. This will be unlike any DJ show west Dorset will have seen.

£10 + bf advance £12 on door Age limit: 18+

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Phronesis

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

Formed by Danish bass player Jasper Høiby in 2005, the energy and individuality of Phronesis comes from an extraordinary democracy of expression and intuitive empathy between the musicians – British pianist Ivo Neame and Swedish drummer Anton Eger come together with Høiby to create a propulsive groove-driven sound that is utterly accessible despite its underlying complexity.

£8 + bf advance / £10 door Age limit: 18+ or 16+ with adult

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Encore screening: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

Running time: 160 minutes Certification: 15

Following its smash-hit live broadcast in 2012, the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to cinemas.

Based on the acclaimed novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott,The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed by The Times as ‘a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle’. Winner of 7 Olivier Awards in 2013, including Best New Play.

£11 (£8 for EP friends) + bf advance / £13 door

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Hi-Life with Diabel Cissokho

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

The May edition of our popular monthly club night, this time offering up the finest West African Grooves from Diabel Cissokho.

Senegalese musician Diabel Cissokho is part of the great line of Cissokho griots. Growing up in Dakar, surrounded by a rich musical heritage and a family of musicians, Diabel began playing a number of traditional instruments. However, Diabel’s affinity with the kora was clear from an early age.

£5 on door

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The Rutles

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

It all began 35 years ago when Eric Idle of Monty Python persuaded Neil Innes, of the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, to join him in a comedy series for BBC 2 called Rutland Weekend Television – all about a spoof TV station, the smallest in Britain, churning out really cheap programmes on a shoestring. Low budget? More like No Budget!

£21 +bf advance £23 on the door

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Kieran Goss

The Electric Palace (Foyer), 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

'One man, one guitar and a voice sent express mail from Heaven’.... Time Out

Following the huge success of his special guest appearance at the Electric Palace last November with Eddi Reader, Kieran Goss returns for his first headlining solo show.Long hailed as one of Ireland's leading songwriters and performers, Kieran Goss’s music has won him fans across the globe.

£10 + bf advance / £12 door

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Emma Stevens

The Electric Palace , 35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, GB

 

England's rising star, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Emma Stevens achieved mainstream success with her single Riptide from her first album Enchanted, featured as iTunes Single of the Week in October of last year. She describes her music as "sparkly folk pop."

£9 + bf advance / £11 door

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