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Upcoming entertainment at the Cheese and Grain in September

THERE’S an exciting line-up of entertainmentcoming up over the next month at The Cheese and Grain in Frome.

Friday 15th September Don Letts, DJ set with Trojan Beats.

The Cheese and Grain welcomes the legendary DJ, Grammy-award winning filmmaker, musician, songwriter, author, collaborator and band manager, for the very first time.

Don achieved notoriety in the 70s when he single handedly  turned a whole generation of punks onto reggae and directed his first film “Punk Rock Music” in 1977.  This led to him directing over 300 music videos for such artists as Bob Marley, Elvis Costello, Jimmy Cliff, S’Express, and Beanie Man.  As a DJ he has performed highly acclaimed sets at Glastonbury, Lee Perry’s Meltdown, Trojan, Rough Records, Jarvis Cocker’s Desperate Sound System etc.

He is also the regular presenter of the “Culture Clash Radio Show” on BBC Radio 6.

When he hits the decks, expect the unexpected and relive the spirit of his incredible days at the legendary Roxy Club.

Advance tickets £14.50/£16.50 on the door. Doors open at 8pm (standing show).

Sunday 17th September Chris Packham- Wild Night Out

Extraordinarily creative and prolific, Chris Packham has led a remarkable life. He’s gained recognition as a naturalist, television presenter, writer, photographer, conservationist, campaigner and filmmaker.

In May 2016 Chris’s autobiography, ’Fingers in the Sparkle Jar: A Memoir’, was released to critical acclaim, reaching number 1 in The Sunday Times Bestsellers in just 2 weeks. It was featured as a Radio 4 ‘Book of the Week, read by Chris. Critics said it was ‘Astonishing… brilliantly written’, ‘… a flickering vat of life itself. A brilliant and remarkable book.’ ‘It’s bold and beautiful, both raw and lyrical, and a rather special book.’ Chris will be doing a signing and meet and greet following the show.

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Tickets £20 advance/ £23 on the doors. Doors open 7.30pm/8pm start. (All seated show).

For more information or to purchase tickets visit:  www.cheeseandgrain.com Box office:  office@cheese andgrain.com  (01373) 455420. Tickets also available from Raves from the Grave: 01373 464666.