Universal Hall Arts Centre

Universal Hall Arts Centre
The Park, Forres, Findhorn, Highland, IV36 3TZ
  • Telephone 01309 690110
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  • Website www.universalhall.co.uk
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Animals (start Time 2pm)

Presented by Starcatchers Animals is a lovely family show about animals. Big ones, little ones, wild ones, tame ones. It's also a show about us, and our emotions. Big ones, little ones, wild ones, tame ones. From the joy of delivering a new lamb with your own hands, to the pain of losing your pet dog, and the confusion of…

Sat 12 May

£7.70 some concessions / 01309 690110

Dunedin Consort: Vivaldi's La Favorita

Concertos for violin, written by Vivaldi for his favourite student at the Ospedale della Pietá in Venice. Cecilia Bernardini takes the solo spot on Violin Concerto in B minor, RV387; Violin Concerto in E Major “Il Riposo”, RV270a; Concerto for Strings and Basso Continuo in G minor, RV156; Violin Concerto in B flat Major…

Thu 5 Apr

£12–£25 / 01309 690110

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Dunedin Consort -vivaldi's La Favorita (start Time 7.30 Pm)

An evening of Vivaldi music from the wonderful Dunedin Consort with Cecilia Bernardini, Solo Violin and Director. This is a rare opportunity to experience first hand the music that emerged from one of the most productive and intriguing relationships in Venetian music. Programme: Violin Concerto in B minor, RV387 Violin…

Thu 5 Apr

£15.40 some concessions / 01309 690110

Fred Macaulay '30 Years On' (start Time 8pm)

In May 1988, a young(ish) Fred MacAulay made his stand-up debut at the Mayfest So You Think You're Funny competition. Much of what Fred talked about that night was about his (very) young family coupled with his wry observations about society and politics. His observations have led him to success on television and radio…

Sat 2 Jun

£16.50 some concessions / 01309 690110

The Isle Of Love (start Time 8pm)

The Isle of Love is a bittersweet tale of love, loss, recovery and discovery. Infused with the quirky lyrics and musical genius of Adam Ross plus Randolph's Leap, The Isle of Love explores the beauty and restorative qualities of island life and why people choose to visit, to stay, to leave and to return. A show with live…

Sat 16 Jun

£13.20 some concessions / 01309 690110

Lindsay Lou (start Time 8pm)

Outstanding Michigan songbird Lindsay Lou returns to the UK with her band and a brand new album to promote. Previous visits saw them take Shetland Folk Festival and HebCeltFest by storm, and they had a (sold-out) headline show at Glasgow's Celtic Connections in 2017. Writing in fRoots magazine, Tim Chipping said: I'm…

Fri 23 Feb

£15.40 some concessions / 01309 690110

Martha Tilston (start Time 8pm)

Supported by an eclectic ensemble of multi-instrumental musicians Martha delivers a mesmerising set of songs and astute observations through her beautiful crystal-clear vocals. A BBC best newcomer Folk Awards nominee, Acoustic Stage opener at Glastonbury, guest vocalist with Zero 7, and with six critically claimed…

Fri 23 Mar

£13.20 some concessions / 01309 690110

The Monster And Mary Shelley (start Time 8pm)

In June 1816, at the age of 18, having recently watched her premature baby die, Mary Shelley has a 'waking dream' and begins to write a story that will haunt and define her for the rest of her life. Presented by The Occasion The Monster and Mary Shelley is an atmospheric, moving, and at times darkly comic exploration of…

Fri 11 May

£13.20 some concessions / 01309 690110

Moonwatcher (start Time 7.30pm)

Presented by the innovative Horse and Bamboo this is a mixed media show set in a world of cotton mill chimneys and featuring talking birds, and Asian twists and tales. We are led through a surreal landscape to witness one family's fate on our fast spinning planet. Using film, puppetry, mask, poetry and music, Moonwatcher…

Thu 15 Mar

£11 some concessions / 01309 690110

The Outside Track (start Time 8pm)

Hailing from Scotland, Ireland, Cape Breton and Vancouver, The Outside Track's five members are united by a love of traditional music and a commitment to creating new music on its foundation. Using fiddle, accordion, harp, guitar, flute, step-dance and vocals these five virtuosos blend boundless energy with unmistakable…

Fri 22 Jun

£15.40 some concessions / 01309 690110

The Poozies (start Time 7.30pm)

The ever-adventurous Poozies have been an institution on the British folk scene since they formed in 1997, and a recent line-up change in 2016 brought together founding member Mary Macmaster and long-term cohort Eilidh Shaw with Orkney's Sarah McFadyen and Tia Files from Oban. The result has been hailed as the best…

Wed 16 May

£14.30 some concessions / 01309 690110

Red Riding Hood's Magic Purse (start Time 2pm)

Part of the Puppet Animation Festival and presented by Clydebuilt, this is a classic story told with a difference. Favourite characters abound an adventurous Red Riding Hood, an independent Granny (home at last from her trip round the world), and of course the wonderful Wicked Wolf, who plans to have Granny for lunch and…

Sat 14 Apr

£7.70 some concessions / 01309 690110

Rich Hall's Hoedown

Show starts at 7.30pm

Thu 22 Feb

£18.70 / 01309 690110

Rura (start Time 7.30pm)

Rura continually affirm their position as one of Scotland's most powerful groups. Their exquisitely rugged yet refined blend of fiddle, Highland pipes, flute, bodhran, guitar and voice has won a devoted following. In 2010 they were award-winners at Celtic Connections, and since then have appeared on a remarkable seven…

Wed 6 Jun

£15.40 some concessions / 01309 690110

Siobhan Miller (start Time 8pm)

Two-time winner of Scots Singer of the Year, Siobhan Miller is widely regarded as one of the foremost vocalists in Scotland. She has performed on Broadway, New York, and in 2014 was a guest singer with National Theatre of Scotland in their Alternative Burns production. A recipient of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award…

Fri 6 Apr

£13.20 some concessions / 01309 690110

Songs Of Roma - Simon Thacker Group (start Time 8pm)

A new Romany musical journey full of spiritual intensity, catharsis and joy created and led by one of the UK's most expansive musical figures, Simon Thacker (classical guitar), with the much admired Polish cellist Justyna Jablonska and leading Roma exponent, singer/violinist Masha Natanson. Simon draws on and extends…

Sat 28 Apr

£14.30 some concessions / 01309 690110

Talisk (start Time 8pm)

Nominees in the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards' Horizon Award, and winners of the 2015 Young Folk Award, Talisk are one of the fastest rising bands on the UK folk scene. They create a captivating, energetic and dynamic sound that, in just a couple of years, has earned them multiple award wins - concertina player, Mohsen…

Fri 20 Apr

£14.30 some concessions / 01309 690110

Young Waters (start Time 7.30pm)

Young Waters' twisted neo-folk is a tapestry of emotionally powerful vocals, stirring harmonies, lyrical strings and finely mastered acoustic guitar. Their repertoire combines original material with unique arrangements of traditional folk songs, and makes for a captivating stage presence. In October 2017 they showcased at…

Wed 9 May

£13.20 some concessions / 01309 690110

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