BUSY BUNCH - Ash will headline the Good Time stage at Guilfest on Sunday, July 15

Everyday is Christmas for Ash frontman Tim Wheeler

IT’S ABOUT this time of year – at the height of summer – that Tim Wheeler’s thoughts turn to, er…Christmas. Or at least they did last year. It was 12 months ago... Read more »
MINER DETAILS – actor Adam Barlow

Close The Coalhouse Door revival will strike a chord says Sam West

THE struggles of coal miners, their close-knit community and northern solidarity is not an obvious fit with Surrey theatre-goers. But Sam West says it should be. The actor turned director currently reviving... Read more »
All’s Wells for Duke Ellington conference

All’s Wells for Duke Ellington conference

ENTHUSIASTS from 10 countries will descend on Woking this month to celebrate the music of jazz legend Duke Ellington. Afficionados including ­academics, professors of music, authors, musicologists as well as just straightforward... Read more »

True legends The Stranglers still going strong after 40 years

The Stranglers, G Live, Guildford IF you’re going to rely on past glories, it obviously helps to have a glorious past. The Stranglers have a stunning back catalogue and one that must... Read more »

Break-up of The Jam was bitterest pill for Rick Buckler

“It was like we were going to be driving over a cliff…” Even 30 years on, the moment he realised the dream was over still has an emotional effect on Rick Buckler.... Read more »