May’s treats at South Hill Park include Jazz, Dance, EBOS and Mark Thomas

IT WILL be the happy month of May thanks to an arts center based in Bracknell.

South Hill Park is planning a month of fun, with theater, live music, dancing and more.

Local band EBOS are back in action earlier this month, with production from The Boyfriend.

Running Tuesday May 3 through Saturday May 7, it’s a romantic spoof of 1920s musicals telling the story of English heiress, Polly, who longs for one thing only: a boyfriend. .

On Friday, May 6, Bracknell Jazz brings Sam Braysher to South Hill Park.

A dynamic and warm alto saxophonist, he is interested in interpreting lesser known elements of the Great American Songbook and the jazz canon.

Music for Mothers on Sunday May 8 is a great way to celebrate International Mother’s Day. A vocal ensemble from Surrey will perform comedic, joyful and thoughtful songs in a variety of styles, honoring the multi-faceted role of motherhood.

The Cream of Hendrix exudes the authenticity of musicians well versed in the music of Jimi Hendrix and Cream.

Evoking the spirit of the times, it’s a spectacle of the highest quality that you won’t easily forget so come on Wednesday 11th May.

On the same day, comedian Mark Thomas presents his show Hit Refresh: 50 Things About Us. It combines its signature blend of storytelling, stand-up comedy, mischief, and really, really well-researched material to examine how we came to inhabit this divided desert. what some of us call the UK.

Celebrated actor and impressionist Colin Elmer reprises his role in this new production, Cult Figure: Kenneth Williams, on Thursday, May 12, for a hilarious and engaging evening with a true cult figure.

The dancers of the Hawthorne School of Dance present their entire school production, Wonderland, dancing you through the decades from the 20s to the 2000s from Saturday May 14th to Sunday May 15th.

Intoto returns to the stage with an evening of three diverse and newly commissioned dance works, from the electrifying to the playful and beautiful on Tuesday, May 17.

Wilde Sundays return on May 22, with a Wiltshire Takeover featuring solo performances by Tamsin Quin, Phil Cooper and Jamie R Hawkins, who perform collectively as The Lost Trades.

With its vibrant melodies, colorful Czech national costumes, superb singers, dancers and orchestra – and sung in English – The Bartered Bride, which runs from Wednesday May 25 to Saturday May 28, will be a highlight for many.

Reflecting on a truly extraordinary life, Henry Blofeld – aka Blowers – recalls his days as a young England hopeful, how an Eton bus knocked him down (and his bike), rolling back from a career in the city to working as a cricket reporter before ending up in the Test Match Special area.

My Dear Old Things: An Evening with Henry Blofeld on Sunday, May 29, unpacks it all.

And in May, the South Hill Park cinema will offer two-for-one tickets on its films.

For more details log on to: southhillpark.org.uk

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