A MUSICIAN with a wealth of experience will play in Weyhill after his previous concert had to be cancelled due to ill health.

Mark Thompson, from Durham, will be playing at the Weyhill Fairground Hall for WEOS on Thursday, March 21.

Thompson has been playing piano and keyboard professionally for around 20 years, gaining a wealth of experience in many aspects of music in the process.

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Along with his concert performances, he has worked as an accompanist, musical director, theatre musician, vocal coach and a member of many bands, playing a variety of genres, and in recent years has been the musical director for the annual pantomime at the Gala Theatre in Durham.

He has also played hundreds of weddings, parties and other functions. 

A WEOS spokesperson said: “Whatever he achieves, Mark certainly has a commendable ambition – namely to continue playing as much music as possible for people to enjoy.  He is certainly an extremely active and versatile performer.”

The concert begins at 7.30pm, doors open at 7pm. Tickets cost £6 on the door.

For more information, go to weyhill-eos.co.uk or by phone 01264323213.