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LIVE Show Hotbuckle Productions Tess Of The D'Urbervillies Saturday 16th November 7.30pm £12.00 Adult £8.00 Child £38.00 Family (2 Adults 2 Children)

Tess of the D'Urbervillies: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented

Though now considered a major nineteenth-century English novel and possibly Hardy's fictional masterpiece,Tess of the D'Urbervillies received mixed reviews when it first appeared, in part because it challenged the sexual morals of late Victorian England. Set in Hardy's Wessex Tess is a moving story of hypocrisy and double standards that was often condemned as immoral and pessimistic.

Tess, the daughter of a poor and dissipated villager, learns that she may be descended from the ancient family of D'urbervillie. In her search for respectability her story assumes the proportions of a Greek tragedy when she meets two very different men!

With live music, multiple characterisation, humour and inventiveness, yet another English classic novel is brought wonderfully to life - Hotbuckle style!

There will be no cafe for hotbuckle in November but the show will still go ahead.

LIVE Show David Gibb Climb That Tree Saturday 26th October 3pm £7.50 Adult £5.00 U18

Join award-winning songwriter and musician David Gibb on a musical journey through his hilarious and often surreal imagination, where bears live in the cupboard under the stairs, wolves are roaming the corridors at school, and trips to the moon are a regular occurrence. Children and families will be entranced as he introduces them to his magical musical tree and, as each flower opens, shares a new song for them to sing along with. David’s songwriting draws from a wide range of musical influences, deftly blending folk, jazz, reggae and rock and roll. Climb That Tree is guaranteed to have both parents and children singing along in no time – this is music that the whole family can enjoy together.