WHAT'S ON AT STRATHEARN ARTS
Thursday, 20 February – Parkinson’s Dance Taster Session – 11am to 12pm
A new dance class uniquely designed for those living with Parkinson’s is set to start at Strathearn Arts from 5 March. This is an opportunity to come along to a free taster session to find out about the benefits these classes can bring. Led by Janice Fraser, a freelance support dance artist for Scottish Ballet and Dance Base, who has completed the specialist training with Dance for Parkinson’s Scotland. For further information on how to participate in the classes, or to find out more about joining the volunteer team supporting the classes, contact Janice Fraser on 07921 717486 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, 21 February - THEATRE: The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns
Heartbroken author Emily Winters takes herself away to her aunt’s old cottage in Ayrshire to get over her cheating ex. As she celebrates Burns night alone, wishing that the right man would show up, she gets a slightly different type of visitation – the ghost of Rabbie Burns appears to give her some dating advice … and he knows what he’s talking about! A hilarious comedy that proves love and relationships haven’t changed that much in 200 years after all. Written by Gillian Duffy and featuring the great songs and poems of Burns. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm. Tickets £12. Licensed Bar.
Thursday, 27 February - MUSIC: Crieff Folk Club presents Jim & Susie Malcolm
Jim Malcolm is the ultimate Scots troubadour, taking traditional songs of Scotland and his own prizewinning compositions to all corners of the UK and USA. Jim is joined by his wife Susie, herself an award winning traditional singer. Together they offer harmonies, humour, tales from the road, riverside and home. This duo are not to be missed. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm. Tickets £10 (£8 if ticket purchased more than a week in advance) BYOB.
Friday, 28 February 7.30pm - FILM: Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? (12)
A quirky Coen Brothers crime comedy-drama starring George Clooney, John Turturro and Tim Blake Nelson. In the Depression-era deep South, three escapees from a Mississippi prison chain gang make a hasty run for home and end up on the adventure of a lifetime. Can they evade the cunning and mysterious lawman Cooley, who is hell-bent on capturing the trio? Enjoy some live bluegrass music before the film to set the scene. Doors open 6.45pm for 7pm live music. Tickets £8 (Students/under 18s £6). Licensed Bar.
Friday 6 March - DANCE: Tea Dance
The popular Tea Dances are back after a winter break. Whether you’re an experienced dancer, an enthusiastic beginner or just want to sit and enjoy the music, everyone’s welcome! No booking required. Tickets £5 payable on the door includes refreshments. Doors open 1.30pm.
Tuesday 10 March- FILM: Yuli (15)
The story of the Cuban dancer, Carlos Acosta (played by himself), from his beginnings in a poor neighbourhood of Havana to becoming the star of one of the biggest ballet companies in the world. Yuli is about art, about the sacrifice of dedicating one’s life to that art and, above all, about what makes us human. Tickets £6 (£4 Students/under 18s). Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm. BYOB
Friday 20 March- FILM: The Maggie (U)
A heart-warming Ealing comedy directed by Alexander McKendrick where the boat is the star of the show. A wily old skipper tricks a wealthy American into entrusting him to ship a valuable cargo on his dilapidated old puffer. As he realises his mistake, the tycoon races to retrieve his cargo but the crew use all their guile to stay one step ahead. Enjoy a complimentary dram to toast the spirit of the indomitable wee puffers that for many decades were a vital trade link to the west coast of Scotland. Tickets: £8/ £6 (Students/under18s). Doors open 7pm. Licensed Bar.
Tuesday 24 March - FILM: Dirt Road to Lafayette (12A) plus Q & A with Director Kenneth Glenaan.
After his mother’s death, Murdo and his father, Tom, travel from Scotland to North Alabama to visit their relatives. Despite being an accomplished accordion player, the teenage Murdo can’t face playing music until he meets a local family who rekindle his interest in playing. The matriarch of the family – Queen Monzee-ay – invites him to play a gig with her but the music drives a wedge between father and son leaving Murdo to choose between them.
Director Kenneth Glenaan is an award-winning television and film director. His previous films include Gas Attack, Summer and Yasmin. Tickets £6 (£4 Students/under 18s). Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm. Licensed Bar
Journey North are a 5-piece Celtic Folk Rock band who hail from Angus and Fife and are releasing their widely anticipated third album here in Crieff. The band members have a fantastic range of musical experience from playing with world class pipe bands to decades of entertaining audiences with folk, rock and blues. 2020 sees the band reaching even greater heights with their latest release so make sure you’re there to mark the occasion! Tickets £10. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm. Licensed Bar.
Tickets all available from Strathearn Arts or online at Eventbrite https://stratharts.eventbrite.co.uk/
Freestyle Dance & Fitness
A dance and fitness class that explores various dance styles and encourages you to dance to the intensity you please, request songs, chat, sing along and generally have fun while exercising your body and mind. Suitable for all ages. £5 per class or £45 for block of 10. Contact Janice Fraser on 07921 717486 for more information.
Wednesdays 6pm - 7.15pm
Musical Theatre Choir for ages 8-13. No audition required. £6 per session.
To sign up or for more information contact Sally Herbert.
Wednesdays 7.30pm - 8.30pm
Instrumental group for trumpet, trombone, French horn, euphonium, saxophone, clarinet, flute, drumkit, piano, guitar and bass guitar. Grade II to Grade VI. No audition required. £6 per session. To sign up or for more information contact Sally Herbert.
Thursdays 6pm - 7pm
Singing for adults: pop, jazz, rock, contemporary, gospel, close harmony. No experience required. £6 per session. To sign up or for more information contact Sally Herbert.
Tickets (where indicated) are available online from Eventbrite or in person from Strathearn Arts. To enquire about availability please call: 01764 655556
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