Win tickets to Essence of Ireland

The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse, Weston, to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show

CAPTURING the true essence of Ireland, top Irish dancers and musicians will visit The Playhouse next month for a thrilling journey of song and dance.The new 18-piece show will take the audience to a unique place using a kaleidoscope of colour, infectious toe tapping music, striking costumes and joyful vitality.Essence of Ireland features some breathtaking routines by a 10-strong dance troupe and delivers a glimpse of some of the music and traditions of one of Europe's most culturally rich nations. This diverse production, to be staged on March 8, will provide an evening of spectacular traditional Irish dancing woven into a blend of both traditional and contemporary Irish musical and vocal arrangements. The music is performed by The Bogtrotters, eight talented Irish musicians who use a number of traditional instruments including the fiddle, mandolins, keyboards and whistles.Tickets, priced £15, are available from the box office on 01934 645544.* The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse to offer one lucky reader the chance to each win a pair of tickets to Essence of Ireland.To enter, please answer the following question: The Essence of Ireland show is made up of how many pieces? * Closes: 9am on February 29. * Usual Archant rules apply and the editor's decision is final.

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