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Get dancing shoes on

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: December 11, 2013

By Belinda Hargreaves

Funk Station will be providing the party tunes at the Foxlowe Arts Centre this weekend.

Funk Station will be providing the party tunes at the Foxlowe Arts Centre this weekend.

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A POPULAR band will be making a welcome return to an arts centre to provide the live music for a Christmas gig.

It's time to get those dancing shoes on for the Leek-based funk, soul and disco band of Funk Station will be taking their 70s and 80s party set to the Foxlowe Arts Centre on Friday (December 13).

Funk Station is a seven-piece live band that specialises in 70's and 80's funk, soul and disco.

The Funk Station gig on Friday will start at 8.30pm and tickets are priced at £5.

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For further information and to book tickets pop into the venue, which is at the top of Leek's Market Place, go online to www.foxloweartscentre.org.uk.

Another festive treat on offer at The Foxlowe Arts Centre this Christmas is the venue's production of Aladdin and His Magic Lamp presented by the Lambdog Theatre Company.

The festive show has been written and directed by award-winning playwright Patrick McConnell, and is suitable for all the family.

The cast includes: Patrick as Widow Twankey, Lynne as The Genie, Haley Yates as Aladdin, Alexie McDonald as Princess Jasmine, Beau Pudsey as Steven The Servant, and Robert Jones as Abanazar.

Aladdin and His Magic Lamp will be presented at The Foxlowe Centre, Market Place, Leek on December 14,15, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, and 29 as well as January 3, 4 and 5 with afternoon performances at 2.30pm.

There will also evening performances at 7pm on December 14 and 21.

For further information and to book tickets, at £8 for adults and £6 for children, call 01538 386112, visit www.foxloweartscentre.org.uk, pop into the venue, or from Leek Tourist Information Centre. Alternatively pay £10 on the door.

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