Songs from the Frontline

Songs from the Frontline

Daisy Chapman is a talented singer-songwriter who filled the intimate space of Weston’s Loves Cafe effortlessly. This was the first time that I had experienced her music. I was totally captivated by her wonderful sound – I found her songs to be enchanting &...
Kate Dimbleby with The Bournville Community Choir

Kate Dimbleby with The Bournville Community Choir

I’ve spent the autumn visiting Weston-super-Mare, being inspired by singing with the people here, listening to songs and stories and delving into the past at the Weston Museum. On a beautiful day at the end of September, I arrived at Uphill and was stunned by a...
From The Horses Mouth…!

From The Horses Mouth…!

Writer Rina Vergano explains how Horses! Horses!, a co-production between Theatre Orchard and Wassail Theatre, began life. The title is a tribute to Patti Smith whose albumn Horses! is one of my favourites. I’m actually quite scared of horses, but I’m also...