Programme: Sunday 7th July 2019

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 Other - Exhibition 
Le Mode - 2019
David Vi–ña
Elegance, fluidity, texture and the female silhouette have been the inspiration for the Venezuelan artist David Vi–ña to turn his vision of the fashion into his never before seen Le Mode - 2019 for the Shaftesbury Fringe 2019. Vi–ña, who is also establishing his own fashion brand soon, will be exhibiting this piece from the 5th to the 7th of July.
10:00-22:00
Shaftesbury Arts Centre - Foyer For map click here
Free
www.instagram.com/dvpcool
 Music - Acoustic 
Mahatma Bandee
Mahatma Bandee
The infamous family band returns to Swans Yard for another round of semi-acoustic rhythm and blues, pop and maybe a teeny bit of folk. Outside seating and cafe. Grab a coffee and enjoy a mellow start to the day.
10:30-11:30
Swans Yard For map click here
Free
www.facebook.com/mahatmabandee
 Spoken Word 
Bite-Size Stories 2
Little Red Writers
A second serving of talks, tales and readings as we celebrate the launch of Dorset Shorts: Winning Entries From The Dorset Writers Prize - a collection of 17 short stories by writers from across the county. Meet and hear from some of the authors included in this superbly-produced 'little gem of a book' from Dorset's newest small press publisher.
11:00-11:30
Coffee #1 For map click here
Free
 Music - Acoustic 
Ukulele Song Arrangements
The Ukeshack Ensemble
The Ukeshack Ensemble gathers players from Shaftesbury, Salisbury and Wimborne uke groups to perform song arrangements in parts - with tunes, harmonies, finger-picking, strumming and bass all working together to create a rich texture of sound. Our repertoire includes jazz, folk, pop and classical tunes.
11:00-12:00
Gold Hill Museum For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
www.theukeshack.co.uk
 Music - Acoustic 
Pegasus
Noel Bowman and Mike Botterill
Coffee, ice cream and songs with a moral. Join Noel and Mike by the cafe in Swans Yard for an hour of songs mostly from 20th century America reflecting some harsh events, some sentimental, some plain funny, some obscure and some familiar. All offered with great affection and belief in the great and radical songwriters of the time.
11:45-13:00
Swans Yard For map click here
Charity Collection
 Music - Popular 
Lawrence and Quinn Jazz
Simon Lawrence, James Quinn and Joe Basher-Booth
From performing at famous venues like London's Ronnie Scott's and the 100 Club, jazz singer Simon Lawrence, pianist James Quinn and drummer Joe Basher-Booth perform entertaining jazz standards and fun swing versions of modern songs. Expect Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin and more!
12:00-13:00
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Assembly Room For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
www.facebook.com/lawrenceandquinn
 Poetry 
Memories and Moments in Time
Marigold Rumble
Marigold first wrote a poem for her school magazine aged around 12 - and did not pick up her 'poetry pen' again for about 40 years! In the years since, inspired by special people, places and events, she has produced an anthology of poetry and will be sharing some of these at this year's Fringe.
12:00-13:00
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Snug For map click here
Charity Collection will be made for The Children's Society
 Comedy 
Never Again (16+)
Maggie Kowalski and Davina Debtley
Maggie Kowalski (NATYS Runner Up 2018) and Davina Bentley (Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian Finalist 2018) air their whip sharp observations and scathing take on life with shrewd punchlines and tight one-liners, from tricksy puns to wry comments.
12:00-13:00
Shaston Social Club For map click here
Pay What It's Worth
 Comedy 
If I Die Right Now... (16+)
Steffan Evans
If I Die Right Now...' is one man's quest to find his place in the world. From a sheltered life in West Wales through a midlife crisis that has hit way too early. It's the autobiography of an underachiever. Strap in.
12:00-12:55
The Mitre - Garden Terrace For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
www.facebook.com/Steffan Evans Comedy
 Comedy 
Robin Morgan: What A Man, What A Man, What A Man, What A Mighty Good Man (Say It Again Now) (14+)
Robin Morgan
A brand new hour from the 'utterly hilarious' (**** - Broadway Baby) Welsh stand-up. Robin's a father to his son. And a son to his father. But what makes a good male role model? Writer for BBC Two's The Mash Report and BBC R4's The News Quiz. Tour support for Ellie Taylor and Iain Stirling. Warm-up for the Graham Norton Show.
12:00-13:00
The Mitre - The Back Room For map click here
Pay What It's Worth
www.robinjmorgan.co.uk
 Music - Popular 
Southern Brotherhood
Southern Brotherhood
Sounds Like: The Black Crowes, The Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gov't Mule, Neil Young, The Steepwater Band, Crosby Stills & Nash, Blackberry Smoke, Matthews Southern Comfort, etc.
12:15-13:45
Angola 76 - Outside Courtyard For map click here
Free
www.southernbrotherhoodmusic.com
 Comedy 
The Flat-Footed, Dyslexic, Middle-Aged Teenager (14+)
Jacob Hulland
Arriving at Uni, middle-aged 18 year old Jacob Hulland finds he is anything but a normal student. As he begins to look for the meaning of Life, the Univers(ity) and Everything, he makes the startling discovery that he is flat-footed, officially dyslexic and the only sober man on his course. He has, indeed, entered a dark new world... Hampshire.
12:15-13:15
Shaftesbury Arts Centre - Rutter Room For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
www.facebook.com/ComedyHulland
 Comedy 
The Taming of The Drew (16+)
Drew Taylor
The Taming of the Drew is the debut solo hour from Welsh comic, Drew Taylor. Bringing with him razor sharp, observational stand up and hilarious story telling, Drew, described as 'a rising star of the Welsh stand up scene...' (standupforcomedy.co.uk) gives his takes on modern life, marriage and why 33 doesn't have a catchy bingo call...
13:00-13:50
The Mitre - Garden Terrace For map click here
Tickets In Advance £5 adults/£3 concessions available from www.jokepit.com
www.anitaelizabethholmes.com/artists/drew-taylor
 Comedy 
I Predict A Wyatt! (18+)
Sam Wyatt
Sam Wyatt is recording the pilot for his new Saturday night gameshow, 'I Predict a Wyatt!' Two contestants, four games and only one host. 'I Predict a Wyatt!' is a well-polished, cheesy grin game show with all the hallmarks of a Saturday night gameshow for all the family! However what goes on off-camera certainly isn't!
13:00-14:00
The Mitre - The Back Room For map click here
Pay What It's Worth
www.facebook.com/I-Predict-a-Wyatt-286057802314607
 Theatre 
Stop NOT Being Silly!
Jackie Clementines
A family circus-theatre show for children of all ages! Expect high-impact circus combined with hilarious audience interaction. As part of his silliness manifesto Jackie will do 'the silliest thing that anyone has ever done' in an attempt to prove why we should not 'stop being silly!' 'A spellbinding solo performance' - Bristol Post.
13:30-14:30
Bell St United Church For map click here
Tickets In Advance £5 adults/£3 children available from www.clementineslivearts.co.uk
www.clementineslivearts.co.uk
 Theatre 
Sticky Ends
Brave Bold Drama
What happens if you refuse to go to bed? Cover your bedroom floor in lego? Demand ice-cream daily? You'll come to a STICKY END, that's what! Sticky Ends is a collection of brand new comic cautionary stories and songs for modern children. Full of music and chances to join in, Sticky Ends is perfect for families to enjoy together. Children aged 4+ will get all the jokes, but there's nothing to alarm younger ones.
13:30-14:30
Shaftesbury Arts Centre - Rutter Room For map click here
Tickets In Advance £6.50 adults/£5 children & concessions available from www.ticketsignite.com/event/1416/sticky-ends
www.bravebolddrama.co.uk
 Comedy 
MARVELus: Awww SNAP! Preview (12+)
The Just Us League
Their versions of the Marvel films might even be better' ****1/2 (EdinburghCultureReview). MARVEL-themed comedy of power stone proportions. Superhero landing for their third show, the UK's premier nerd culture comedy duo, The Just Us League, return with a (preview of a) brand-new hour of nerdgasms based on all your favourite MARVEL movies!
13:30-14:30
Shaston Social Club For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
www.thejustusleague.co.uk
 Poetry 
Waltzer Heart
Jonathan Chant
Jonathan Chant is the author of The Great Quest Of Celtic Mystery, an account of his escapades in Ireland, and a memoir, Every Stick And Leaf. A new collection of poems, Waltzer Heart, was published in December 2018. His poems have been published in Obsessed With The Pipe Work, Tears In The Fence, Caduceus and International Times.
14:00-14:45
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Assembly Room For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
www.jonathan-chant.com
 Music - Acoustic 
An Afternoon with Hummingbird
Hummingbird
A female duo performing an eclectic mix of folk, blues, country and original songs to acoustic guitar. Toe-tapping melodies, ear-pleasing harmonies and summery vibes. Winners of 2017's 'Best Popular Music' and 'Best in Fringe' Awards!
14:00-15:00
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Courtyard For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
www.hummingbirdsong.co.uk
 Music - Popular 
Summer Time
Emma-Leigh Pike
BACK AGAIN! Emma-Leigh is back for a second summer ready to perform popular songs from the 60's all the way up to current day. Easy listening with something for everyone, mixture of Musical Theatre, Pop and Country and Western. Come along and enjoy the summer weather with friends and family. Singing along is welcomed!
14:00-15:00
Shaftesbury Wines For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
www.emmasinger.co.uk
 Comedy 
Eat Sleep Shit Shag (14+)
Abbie Murphy
Eat Sleep Shit Shag retraces the steps of Murphy's transformative years, from fire-starter in a football shirt to feathers, tits and teeth. 'Ex-showgirl's deadpan anecdotes of the industry is a hidden gem' THE SKINNY****. 'Refreshing and slick' ONE 4 REVIEW*****. TV/Film credits include; David Brent: Life on the Road, Detective Pikachu, Catastrophe.
14:00-14:50
The Mitre - Garden Terrace For map click here
Donation On The Door
www.abbiemurphyofficial.com
 Comedy 
Odd Paul (16+)
Paul F Taylor
Imaginative, logic defying, observational stand-up comedy. Nominated for Best New show at Leicester Comedy Festival 2017, 2013. 'An enticing, dizzying prospect, who whips through a welter of daft, Harry Hill-like ideas and diversions and chucks characters around with the agility of the Pajama Men' - The Independent.
14:00-15:00
The Mitre - The Back Room For map click here
Pay What It's Worth
www.paulftaylor.co.uk
 Music - Popular 
Pressgang
Pressgang
Ska music at its finest
14:30-16:00
Angola 76 - Outside Courtyard For map click here
Free
 Music - Popular 
Kind of Blue
Kind of Blue
We are a local five piece blues band formed in late 2018. Our strapline is 'Dishing up the blues with a side of country'.
14:45-15:45
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Assembly Room For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
 Spoken Word 
Places: from Ararat to Zennor
David Cohen, Philip Sealey and Frank Pickering.
From Ararat to Zennor, an exploration of place through prose, poetry and song. Writers David Cohen, Philip Sealey and Frank Pickering present an entertainment of original words and music.
15:00-15:45
Gold Hill Museum For map click here
Donation On The Door
 Comedy 
The Greatest Superhero Movie Never Made! (16+)
Gary Tro
Gary Tro has written the greatest screenplay for the greatest superhero movie ever. It's just never been made... until now. Award-nominated comedian Gary Tro ('expect comedic genius' LondonCalling.com) delivers his new masterpiece for this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival. ***** Three Weeks. **** WhatsOnStage. **** Venue. 16+ Mature Content
15:00-16:00
Shaston Social Club For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
www.garytro.co.uk
 Music - Acoustic 
Elvis Unplugged (10+)
Andy Stedman
'Stedman's voice is sure to melt hearts' - UNCUT magazine.
Singer-songwriter, comedian and lifelong Elvis Presley fan Andy performs some of Elvis' greatest hits (plus a few surprise choices), interspersed with anecdotes and some Elvis-themed jokes. Please note, Andy is NOT an impersonator! Loads of fun, lots of great tunes.
15:00-16:00
The Mitre - Garden Terrace For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
andystedman.com
 Comedy 
Georgie Morrell: Eyecon (16+)
Georgie Morrell
Award-nominated Georgie (as seen on BBC Two) has somehow become an icon: she doesn't remember agreeing to this. Has she sacrificed who she is to be the poster girl of disability? 'Riotous and side-splittingly funny' Disability Arts.
15:00-16:00
The Mitre - The Back Room For map click here
Pay On The Door £7 adults/£5 concessions
www.georgiemorrell.co.uk
 Music - Acoustic 
Palida Close Harmony in the Courtyard
Palida Choir
This popular local choir (winners of the Fringe Music 2017 award) return with a programme of close harmony jazz and other gems.
15:30-16:15
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Courtyard For map click here
Free
www.palidachoir.com
 Music - Jazz 
Bell Street Jazz Band
Bell Street Jazz Band
Shaftesbury's most popular jazz band playing toe tapping jazz.
16:00-18:00
Angola 76 - Inside For map click here
Free
www.thebellstreetjazzband.co.uk
 Music - Acoustic 
Stuart Moxham
Stuart Moxham
A brand new solo show featuring Stuart's wide palette of styles and soulful singing. Tailored for a warm sunny afternoon on the decking behind this great pub, which overlooks the best view in town, Stuart will be accompanied by some minimal backing tracks he has taken specially from studio recordings of his records, past, present and future.
16:00-17:00
The Mitre - Garden Terrace For map click here
Donation On The Door
www.facebook.com/moxhamstuart/
 Comedy 
Raul Kohli: All My Heroes are Dead, in Jail, or Touched Up Your Nan (16+)
Raul Kohli
Rahul Kohli grew up with many heroes. All've been exposed as sex-pests, nazis and all round twats. From Hulk Hogan to his political champion Gandhi. But is everyone that ever lived truly a shitbag? Or are society's standards changing at a rate humanity's just not ready for? 'Superb Political Comedy' - The Scotsman. As seen on BBC Comedy Underground.
16:00-17:00
The Mitre - The Back Room For map click here
Pay What It's Worth
www.raulkohli.com
 Music - Popular 
Bear North (Suitable For Children)
Bear North
Northern Exposure meets The Singing Ringing Tree. Wonderfully absurd - with a dancing buffalo, wolf and singing bear. A landscape filled with log cabins, forests, mountains and magical waterfalls, sophisticatedly drawn by clever fiddle playing, guitar and bass. This is a music gig only, not the full theatre show, which is being performed at the Arts Centre.
16:30-17:30
Angola 76 - Outside Courtyard For map click here
Free
www.brainfruit.org.uk
 Comedy 
Radu Isac: Good Excuses for Sociopaths (16+)
Isac
Do you sometimes think about your actions? Do your actions make you feel like a sociopath? Does feeling like a sociopath hurt your self-esteem? Well this show was specifically written to make YOU feel better! As seen and heard on BBC World Service, Radio 4 and Comedy Central. *none of the victims' feelings were considered during the making of the show

16:30-17:30
Shaftesbury Arts Centre - Rutter Room For map click here
Tickets In Advance all £5 available from raduisac2.com/shows
www.raduisac2.com
 Comedy 
The All New Ten Commandments (12+)
The Monks
NATYS 2017 Finalists and London SketchFest 2016 Featured Act - The Monks present 'hilarious' (The Londonist) sketches based around those ten famous biblical rules. 'Good fun' (NottsComedyReview.) 'That rarest of things in comedy - a Christian sketch group' (Time Out).
16:30-17:30
Shaston Social Club For map click here
Donation On The Door
www.wearethemonks.co.uk
 Music - Orchestra & Bands 
Phoenix Cafe Orchestra
David Grierson
Enjoy an idyllic afternoon in the company of the celebrated Phoenix CafŽ Orchestra, who will be bringing to you music from both sides of the Atlantic. With a programme of light classics, numbers from the golden age of cinema and hits from the roaring twenties onwards, there can be few better ways of rounding off your perfect summer's afternoon.
16:45-17:30
Gold Hill Museum For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
 Comedy 
Andy Stedman - Confessions Of A Failed Rock Star (14+)
Andy Stedman
'Stedman's voice is sure to melt hearts' - UNCUT magazine.
Comedian Andy Stedman had always dreamed of being a rock star, a famous singer-songwriter whose songs changed peoples' lives. Instead here he is performing comedy to you in a pub in Shaftesbury. Where did it all go wrong, and what next for Andy...
17:00-17:45
The Mitre - The Back Room For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
andystedman.com
 Music - Popular 
The Hardchargers
The Hardchargers
Blues, roots and rock
18:00-19:30
Angola 76 - Outside Courtyard For map click here
Free
www.thehardchargers.com
 Comedy 
Mating Selection (preview) (16+)
Robyn Perkins
On August 14, 2018, Robyn Perkins (****1/2 GlamAdelaide) participated in a dating show in front of a live audience. Her experience led her to question human morality and the social constructs of present-day dating, with a scientific twist.
'Perkins is all of us' **** Fourth Wall. 'A unique twist on your average stand-up hour' **** EdFestMag.
18:00-19:00
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Assembly Room For map click here
Pay What It's Worth all £5
www.robynperkins.com
 Theatre 
Honey's Happening (12+)
Fiona Coffey
Join suburban housewife Honey and daughter Barbara for cheese and pineapple and fabulous retro fun with a twist! Decide if you're Hip, Square or Way Out There in this heartwarming, funny, critically acclaimed Edfringe show. ***** 'Just so much fun' The Scots Reviewer. **** 'A life-affirming hug of a show' Fringe Guru.
18:00-19:00
Shaston Social Club For map click here
Pay On The Door all £7
www.honeyshappening.com
 Comedy 
Beg Borrow & Bitch (14+)
Hunt & Murphy
Dark Comedy Sketch Show. Old fashioned British camp characters Posh Foxes and Shady Lady Dinner Ladies clash with retro nostalgia. 'Utterly fearless... Excessively silly... and downright surreal... you will probably love it' MUMBLE ***. Murphy - Star of Ricky Gervais' David Brent: Life On The Road, Hunt - Ex Backing Dancer for Kanye West.
18:00-19:00
The Mitre - Garden Terrace For map click here
Donation On The Door
www.abbiemurphyofficial.com/hunt-murphy
 Comedy 
The Flat-Footed, Dyslexic, Middle-Aged Teenager (14+)
Jacob Hulland
Arriving at Uni, middle-aged 18 year old Jacob Hulland finds he is anything but a normal student. As he begins to look for the meaning of Life, the Univers(ity) and Everything, he makes the startling discovery that he is flat-footed, officially dyslexic and the only sober man on his course. He has, indeed, entered a dark new world... Hampshire.
18:30-19:30
St. Peter's Church Hall For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
www.facebook.com/ComedyHulland
 Comedy 
How Not To Die In A Plane Crash (18+)
Susan Murray
Fasten your seatbelts for a darkly hilarious and deliciously bumpy ride. 'Anyone who loves the work of Sarah Millican or Kerry Godliman will find plenty to enjoy here' - The Guardian.
19:00-20:00
The Mitre - The Back Room For map click here
Pass-The-Hat
www.susan-murray.co.uk
 Comedy 
Paperweight (18+)
Ian Lane
Remember Bravo Two Zero? Of the First Gulf War fame? Ian Lane does. His dad was a member of the patrol group. In this stand-up comedy show, he considers how the military techniques of the SAS can be applied to managing an orderly and domestically fulfilling family household. 'Inventive, cliche-phobic comedy that makes a strong impression' - Chortle.
19:30-20:30
Shaston Social Club For map click here
Pay On The Door all £5
www.instagram.com/IanAvenueLane
 Comedy 
Gino Gibbs: Stand Up
Gino Gibbs
Gino Gibbs entertaining with stand up comedy.
19:45-20:30
Angola 76 - Inside For map click here
Free
 Comedy 
Bring Back The 80s (WIP) (18+)
James Alderson
Come and join award winning comedian James Alderson as he takes a hilarious trip down memory lane, in one double cassette, double A-sided show that he can't wait to share before he gets much older and forgets what actually happened in the 80's! Whether you get to the show on roller blades, in your Sinclair C5 or your Cortina, just get there!
20:00-21:00
The Mitre - The Back Room For map click here
Pay What It's Worth
www.jamesalderson.net
 Music - Popular 
Kharma Alarm
Kharma Alarm
Four-piece covers band based in Dorset and Somerset. Though they are a relatively new band, they're made up of experienced musicians from the local music scene. They are united by a passion for good songs and a desire for people to have a good time.
20:30-21:45
Angola 76 - Outside Courtyard For map click here
Free
www.facebook.com/Kharmaalarm
 Theatre 
The Visitor (16+)
Fabface Productions
It's 1981. Giggle with Caz and Shell as they get ready to hit the town. A witty and charming comedy full of dancing, drinking and lots of laughter. But be prepared for a dark twist and a change in emotion as the arrival of an unwanted visitor turns an otherwise normal night into a different place when things spiral out of control.
21:00-21:45
Shaston Social Club For map click here
Donation On The Door
www.fabface.net
 Comedy 
Orwell That Ends Well WIP (16+)
Konstantin Kisin
Konstantin Kisin, who made international headlines by refusing to sign a 'safe space' contract for a university gig, offers an intelligent, uncompromising look at freedom of expression and 'wokeness' in his debut show.
21:00-21:55
The Mitre - The Back Room For map click here
Pay What It's Worth
www.konstantinkisin.com
 Music - Popular 
Unfringed... and Friends
Unfringed
The closest thing we have to a closing ceremony! Come along, sing and celebrate the end of our festivities with Unfringed, Shaftesbury Fringe's own band.
22:15-23:00
Angola 76 - Outside Courtyard For map click here
Free
 Comedy 
Bring Back The 80s (18+)
James Alderson
Join award winning comedian James Alderson as he takes a hilarious trip down memory lane in a double A-sided show, before he gets much older and forgets what actually happened in the 80s! Whether you get to the show on roller blades, in your Sinclair C5 or your Cortina, just get there! It's a nostalgic show not to be missed!
22:30-23:30
Shaston Social Club For map click here
Pay What It's Worth
www.jamesalderson.net
 Music - Popular 
Angola 76 Afterparty (18+)
Angola 76
The Fringe after party - for those still up for a party and dance. A great way to finish the weekend.
23:00-00:30
Angola 76 - Inside For map click here
Free
www.facebook.com/angola76bar