TICKETS are now on sale for the Abergavenny Borough Theatre's autumn season. Brochures are now available with details of a brand new programme of quality entertainment from September to December.

The programme includes tributes to favourite 70s bands, imaginative drama, delightful children's shows, acclaimed storytelling, classic ballet, modern dance, opera, jazz, poetry, music, festive events for Christmas, community productions and more!

As usual there will be series of Saturday fundays with shows and activities for 4 to 7 year olds. Other events for children include Presto Puppets presenting a magical production of Rumpelstiltskin for Christmas (December 22 and 23).

And music fans will be flocking in when the Sisters of Soul pay a special tribute to stars of Motown (December 14).

There's a wide range of drama, including the imaginative musical comedy The Bicycle Bridge by Rejects Theatre Company (October 25), Anthony Shaffer's classic murder mystery 'Sleuth' presented by Southern Actors (November 3) and Theatre Powys' new adaptation of Dickens' best-loved Christmas story A Christmas Carol (December 19).

Master storytellers Daniel Morden and Hugh Lupton give a performance of The IIiad - The Siege and Fall of Troy ( October 17) and there's an evening of jazz and poetry with the New Michael Garrick Quartet (November 16)

Dance lovers can see a triple bill of international choreography performed by Diversions (October 9), Earthfall's powerful new work aD (October 31) and the classic ballet, Coppelia, performed by Ballet Russe (November 17).

Folk roots fans will be pleased that Lindisfarne return (Thursday, October 11) and there's another chance to enjoy wild and vibrant eastern European music from Szapora, (October 19).

Other events include Gilbert and Sullivan's HMS Pinafore by Opera della Luna (October 20), a fascinating illustrated lecture from Doug Scott, the UK's top mountaineer (Friday, November 2), and the Barron Knights Christmas Show (December 6).

Tickets are now on sale from the theatre's box office on 01873 850805.