Auditions for the Studio Theatre Company’s next production Road

Come audition for the Studio Theatre Company's next production Road, by Jim Cartwright on Mon 27 Sept 7.30pm, and Fri 1 Oct 7.30pm. They will be group auditions, nothing to prepare. The company are looking for 7 actors most of whom will multi role. The performance...

Shrek 2022 Auditions

We are excited to share that our 2022 Easter Production will be Shrek The Musical - coming to the Wilde Theatre in April 2022! If you would like to be part of the greatest fairy tale never told, that's guaranteed family fun, then book your audition here. Auditions...

RARE Productions Hairspray Auditions

Visiting company RARE Productions will hold open auditions for their production of Hairspray at South Hill Park from Thu 3 - Sat 5 Feb 2022. Auditions will take place at South Hill Park on Tue 5 & Sat 9 Oct and are open for anyone aged 8-21yrs. Audition event...

Excellent results for South Hill Park’s LAMDA students

Eleven learners took their LAMDA exams at South Hill Park this summer under the tuition of Mark Hooper (Director of Learning, Participation and Community Engagement). The learners (10 Grade 8 & 1 Grade 1) had their exams cancelled at the start of the pandemic and...

Bracknell resident completes 500km run for South Hill Park Trust appeal

On 12 June 2020 Bracknell Forest resident David Baker pledged to run 500km in aid of South Hill Park Trust’s major public fundraising campaign following the potentially devastating impact of Covid-19. On Saturday 12 June 2021 David will complete this mammoth feet at...

An acting debut in Rope 2021

Gordon Vince, who will make his acting debut in the Studio Theatre Company’s 50th show celebration performance of Rope from Wed 23 – Sun 26 June, has shared with us what made him want to audition, what audiences can look forward to, and some behind the scenes...

Live events return to the Wilde

‘The social distancing at this was amazing; lines and rows of seats physically removed to keep all groups apart with a fantastic one-way system and oodles of sanitiser everywhere. It was lovely to support a local production and the cast were insanely good.’ – Louise,...

Calling all 8-18yr olds to audition for this year’s Pantomime, Cinderella (2021)

Panto Auditions – Junior Ensemble Want to be in panto? Oh yes, you do! Audition for South HiIl Park’s in-house pantomime production this Christmas Cinderella (Fri 26 Nov 2021 – Mon 3 Jan 2022). We are looking for 30 young performers who can dance, sing and act to form...

South Hill Park receives second lifeline grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

South Hill Park Arts Centre and Wilde Theatre in Bracknell is delighted to have received a grant of £112, 814 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen. We are among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit from...

STAR 1000 – South Hill Park’s Christmas Wish

South Hill Park would like to share a huge thank you to everyone who has generously donated to our recent major fundraising campaign, including the first 100 monthly donors. The campaign was launched in June due to the impact of Covid-19 and has already raised over...



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Get ready for Guitar Fest!

May 11, 2015

Featuring some of the top guitar players around, Guitar Fest is back for 2015. Taking place over the bank holiday weekend (Saturday 23 – Sunday 24 May) there will be performances from many artists including Oye Santana performing a tribute to the legendary Carlos Santana and Small Strings Ukuele Band.

A full list of the weekends schedule below:

Oye Santana + Support – Small Strings Ukulele Band

Saturday 23rd May, Wilde Theatre, Starts 8pm, Tickets £15.00

Oye Santana are the leading Carlos Santana tribute band in the country with support from Berkshire based ukulele band Small strings playing classic hits and more

Clive Carroll + Support: Rory Evans

Sunday 24th May, Wilde Theatre, Starts 8pm, Tickets £15.00

Clive Carroll is one of the leading acoustic guitarists in the UK who has performed worldwide including a recent tour of the USA with Tommy Emmanuel.

Branco Stoysin

Saturday 23rd May, Recital Room, Starts 6pm, Tickets £7.00

Highly rated guitarist Branco Stoysin performs a mixture of jazz, classical and traditional folk songs of former Yugoslavia.

Roland Chadwick

Sunday 24th May, Recital Room, Starts 6pm, Tickets £7.00

Musician composer, teacher Roland Chadwick is a prolific performer who embraces most styles of music from classical – blues and everything in between.

Jazz Guitar Workshop

Saturday 23rd May, Recital Room, 2pm – 4pm, Tickets £20.00

A chance to develop existing skills or embark on a new style, not suitable for absolute beginners but everyone else is welcome, spaces limited.

Clive Carroll Guitar Workshop

Sunday 24th May, Recital Room, 2pm – 4pm, Tickets £20.00

A chance to learn from one of the best guitarists around, not suitable for absolute beginners but everyone else is welcome, spaces limited.

Acoustic Stage

Saturday 23rd / 24th May, Atrium, 12 noon – 6pm, admission free

Performers so far confirmed include :- Oka Vanga, Garry Smith, Steve Gower, Andy White, Paul Wilson, Richard Lee, Michael Tuffery, Morrison, Karmilla, Nick Tann, Emma J Kennedy & Bruce Neil

Upper Wilde Stage

Saturday 23rd / 24th May 2pm -7pm, admission free

New stage just introduced with a wide selection of acts to be announced.

Korg Music Stand

Korg Music will have a stand throughout teh festival demonstrating Takamine guitars and Vox and Korg guitar products.

There are workshops, an all-day acoustic stage profiling some of the best up-and-coming talent and stalls. This is a must for all guitar players and music fans and will cover all styles including jazz, rock, blues, classical and everything in between.

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