A month of Arlington favourites. Kicking off with Peter Knight’s Gigspanner, who’ve been been hailed by Songlines magazine as “another milestone in folk’s rebirth of cool”, but those in the know will tell you that there is more to Gigspanner than meets the eye. A bedrock of traditional British music that flirts audaciously with Eastern European, French, Cajun, African and even Aboriginal influences. Fri 4 Dec 8pm, £15
Whole Lotta Led rock their way back to Newbury on the 5th. We had a blast with them last year and they’re bringing their Jimmy Page approved (“You’re getting great reviews, I wish you all the best”) covers of all of Led Zepp’s greatest. Sat 5 Dec 8pm, £16http:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iUNfpJVSuo//
From folk to festive, the Mandolinquents return with their annual Christmas show. This electic quartet play a whole caboodle of mandolins, including a mandobass! An evening of anecdotes, chuckles, tunes and probably a mince pie or three.Thurs 17 Dec 8pm, £14
Ballet Theatre UK’s Christmas performance is suitably icey this year.Hans Christian Anderson’s The Snow Queen is adapted with grace and sparkle in a hypnotic retelling of the charming tale. Fri 18 7.30pm, Sat 19 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sun 20 Dec 2.30pm, £17 (Concessions £15, School Groups £12, Family of Four* £50)
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*Family of Four refers to two adults and two under 18 year olds.