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The Vinyl Frontier: Your Favourite vs My Favourite

Hosted by Jeff Lloyd.

Seven challengers choose a song from a category of their choosing (e.g. country, classic rock, novelty, 80s synth pop etc) and challenge Jeff to a battle of taste with the audience voting for their favourite.

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£8

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The Silk Roads: Ancient and Modern (Live streaming)

Four lectures from Dr Paul Wordsworth delve into the origins of the famous Silk Roads and explore the ways in which commerce and travel shaped the cultural connections of a continent.

Presented by WEA Maidenhead Branch and Oxford University Department for Continuing Education (OUDCE).

Programme
10.15am: Development of the Silk Roads
11.40am: The Sogdian Trading Network
1.40pm: The Silk Roads after the coming of Islam
3.00pm: The Modern Silk Roads

Dr Paul D. Wordsworth is a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford specialising in the archaeology of the medieval Caucasus and Central Asia.

Please contact Steph Diggon ([email protected] or Tel: 01628 563676) for course materials before and after the event.

Please click here for more information.

Live Stream from the Courtyard Theatre
£39 per household

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The Vinyl Frontier: Album Championship 2022

Join host Jeff Lloyd for a sociable evening of music, trivia and chat.

Eight competitors choose three tracks from their favourite LP and try to defeat all comers in three duels to win the coveted trophy.

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£8

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The Vinyl Frontier: Charity Shop Vinyl

Join host Jeff Lloyd for a sociable evening of music, trivia and chat.

Twelve volunteers spend up to £10 on a piece of vinyl in a local charity shop. The audience votes for the best selection and the winning charity shop gets the evening’s profits.

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£8

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Clive Anderson: Me, Macbeth & I

The host of Channel 4’s Whose Line Is It Anyway, BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends and Clive Anderson Talks Back takes to the road.

His much anticipated first ever solo tour, in a one-man show is guaranteed to be funnier than Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy.

WHY? ‘An assured and entertaining show’ ★★★★ The Times

Courtyard Theatre
£18

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The Vinyl Frontier: Best Years of Our Lives

Join host Jeff Lloyd for a sociable evening of music, trivia and chat.

A brand new format where six people try and convince the audience of the merits of a particular year via their vinyl choices.

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£8

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The Vinyl Frontier: The Top 10 Electronic Pop Songs EVER

Join host Jeff Lloyd for a sociable evening of music, trivia and chat.

The Top 10 Electronic Pop Songs EVER. Classic Pop Magazine produced a top 40 but we just look at the Top 10, with all the stories. Plus Classic Pop giveaways.

In Association with Classic Pop Magazine.

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£8

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