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Theatre Company Offer Chance To Watch Play In Comfort

Theatre Company Offer Chance To Watch Play In Comfort

The Miracle Theatre Company’s is giving lucky islanders a chance to watch their latest show from the comfort of their own sofa at Tresco or St Mary’s next week. The summer tour of ‘The Death of Sherlock Holmes’ is being performed at Tresco Abbey Gardens and St Mary’s Chaplaincy Gardens between Thursday 28th and Sunday […]

Theatre Club Play Cancelled As Leading Man Unwell

Theatre Club Play Cancelled As Leading Man Unwell

The show won’t go on for the St Mary’s Theatre Club this Wednesday night as the man with the lead role in their production of Noel Coward’s ‘Present Laughter’ has been signed off from work with a bad back. Director Maggie Perkovic says that Neil Middleton is on stage for so long there is no […]

School Football Club Awards Ceremony Next Saturday

School Football Club Awards Ceremony Next Saturday

It will be an important weekend for the Five Islands School football club next weekend. On Saturday it’s the annual awards presentation. The club is at its most popular this year with 91 pupils involved for regular football matches and training sessions. The club has also developed a good relationship with Plymouth Argyle, with occasional […]

Miracle Theatre Company In Scilly For 18th Year

Miracle Theatre Company In Scilly For 18th Year

Islanders will get to enjoy professional theatre later this month as the Miracle Theatre Company is returning for the 18th year. After last year’s Shakespeare production, a new play written by the director Bill Scott entitled “The Death of Sherlock Holmes” is promising to get islands’ audiences laughing. It’s being billed as a mind boggling […]

Singing Duo To Perform On Islands

Singing Duo To Perform On Islands

A husband and wife singing duo have arrived in Scilly for two concerts, one on Saturday night at St Mary’s Methodist Church and the other on Tuesday at Bryher Community Centre. John and Krenulla Moorman know Methodist Minister, Charlie Gibbs, from his days in Thetford. The tenor and mezzo-soprano, who have toured extensively on the […]

Delayed Bryher Beat Sailing Race will Take Place Tomorrow

Delayed Bryher Beat Sailing Race will Take Place Tomorrow

A sailing competition called off two weeks ago because of bad weather is set to take place tomorrow. The Bryher Beat (see here) is a new 90 minute race from St Mary’s quay to the island with all proceeds going to the Junior Sailing Fund. Richard Smith was keen to tell us it’s not a […]

Come Line Dancing At The Town Hall

Come Line Dancing At The Town Hall

Scilly’s line dancing group hopes that using a new town centre venue for a one-off event will rekindle interest in their pastime. This Tuesday the Town Hall will be used as a venue for the Scilly Beez for the first time. The club has been running sessions for around 15 years and at one time […]

St Mary’s Councillor To Run London 10km Race

St Mary’s Councillor To Run London 10km Race

A St Mary’s Councillor is getting ready to take part in a physical challenge that he didn’t think he’d have a chance of entering a year ago. It’s been a period of intense training for Gaz O’Neil as he prepares to run a 10km race from Hyde Park in London on Sunday. He’s bringing in […]

Wine Club Hands Cheque For £500 To Shelterbox

Wine Club Hands Cheque For £500 To Shelterbox

Members of the St Mary’s wine club have handed over a £500 cheque to the Rotary Club for their Shelterbox appeal. Shelterbox has a team of volunteers trained and ready to respond to any global natural disaster and the fund provides emergency tents packed with items such as tools and water purification kits. Wine Club […]