Competitions

WIN 3 pairs of tickets to the West of England Game Fair

Royal Bath and West Showground Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 March

Who are the main supporters of the fair this year?

Deadline Wednesday 7 March. Please email your  answer to info@theconduitmagazine.co.uk or post it to our address on page 3.

Ultimate Countryside Experience The Royal Bath and West Showground, Somerset welcomes the ever popular West of England Game Fair on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 March. This important countryside event, now in its 22nd year, is supported by the British Association for Shooting & Conservation (BASC) and Countryman’s weekly.  The event caters for those who are passionate about field sports with a focus on shooting, gun dogs and fishing and is the perfect event for those interested in the countryside.
The event also has a wonderful mix of have-a-go activities including archery, air rifles, Terrier and Lurcher shows, family dog show, clay shooting with Bristol Clay Shooting. Fascinating demonstrations both indoor and outdoor – top names in the areas of falconry, wildfowling, ferreting, gun dog training, fly casting and more. An educational insight into a variety of countryside issues and sports and a fabulous shopping village with over 300 companies all under cover in four halls! There will be a variety of companies selling a range of products from country clothing, guns and accessories, fishing, deer stalking equipment to gundog equipment, country homewares, local food and drink and crafts. To book your tickets in advance and save money visit www.westofenglandgamefair.co.ukor phone the ticket office (Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm on 01392 421500)

WIN 2 Pairs of tickets to see the YAOS musical performance of ‘Top Hat’ at the Octagon Theatre.

In what year was Top Hat, the American musical comedy film, first shown and whose famous dance partnership did it immortalise?

Deadline Monday 12 February. Please email your answer to info@theconduitmagazine.co.uk or post it to our address on page 3.

Top Hat is YAOS’s forthcoming two-week production from Tuesday 13 March – Saturday 24 March, bringing the glamour of Hollywood’s Golden Age and the glorious tap-dancing magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers to the stage.
The show is packed full of Irving Berlin’s greatest hits, including Cheek to Cheek, Putting on the Ritz, Let’s Face the Music and Dance and Top Hat, White Tie and Tails. It tells the story of Broadway sensation, Jerry Travers who dances his way across Europe to win the heart of society girl Dale Tremont .
The two lead roles are played by Shaun Driver, last seen tapping his way through White Christmas and the elegant Naomi Lawton (who as Naomi Riglar played a delightful Anna in The King and I).The production is directed by Brian Epps, who is new to YAOS, but extremely well known in the South West. Sheila Driver is the choreographer and Gill Merrifield is the musical director.
So if you want an uplifting and hilarious romantic comedy, with beautiful costumes and stylish dance numbers, then get yourself to the Octagon Theatre, Yeovil for your tickets to get that feel-good factor for March.

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