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Local World 19th April 2019

In this week’s programme Jenny talks to

  • retired vet and author Malcolm Welshman who has tails from a cruise liner
  • two organisers of an event in Sherborne Library on 25th April which looks at the music and dances of Shakespeare’s time, with examples played on the accordion
  • the organiser of the Cerne Giant Festival and visits the first event of the festival – the making of the Beltane Brew!

Local World is broadcast on Fridays at 6pm

 

Jenny Devitt’s Local World 22nd March 2019

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  • With ever increasing concerns over plastic waste, much coming from packaging, Jenny talks to the editor of Packaging News
  • We meet a very young, talented and award-winning pianist – just 7 years old!
  • Becky Varndell from Artsreach highlights the remaining events before their April break
  • The Great British Spring Clean – Keep Britain Tidy’s chief executive explains more

Local World 15th March 2019

Featured in this week’s programme:

  • The head gardener at Forde Abbey
  • John Baker from Sherborne Abbey Music Festival
  • Nigel Short, musical director of award winning choir Tenebrae who will be performing at the festival
  • Lauren Hillier, winner of the vocal section in the Yeovil heat of the Rotary Club’s national young musician competition

For more information see the Sherborne Festival website and the Tenebrae choir website

 

Local World 22nd Feb 2019

  • Much of this edition focuses on the state of Britain’s wildlife as featured in a recent conference organised by the Secret World Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre in Somerset. Jenny talks to a university lecturer on the plight of hedgehogs, two vets and a senior RSPCA inspector
  • Also Jenny is joined in the studio by The Director of Music at Leweston School

Local World is broadcast on Fridays at 6pm