Broadway Players Presents – Lights, Camera, Action!

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September 2019

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Broadway Players Presents – Lights, Camera, Action!   Come and share with us a couple of hours of song and dance from well-known films you know and love. Happy memories of times you had with family and friends to remember forever. Broad-Way Players will be reviving some of their most successful numbers with new songs mixed in for your enjoyment. Sit back and sing-a-long with us in this extravaganza of the best ‘Movie Music’.   Start Time : 2.30 pm / …

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27 September
£2 – £10
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TOPCATS Charity (Supporting young people with additional needs) and ‘DANCE THIS WAY’ are joining together to bring you an evening of fun and dance. Please come along support our amazing Charity and witness the amazing achievements of our TOPCATS Crew! We promise a night to remember!   Start Time : 7pm   Ticket Price : £10 (adult) / £2 (child)  

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28 September
£5 – £8
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On Hold Arts council funded, ‘On Hold’, is a darkly comic take on the housing crisis from the viewpoint of families living in temporary accommodation. The true stories of families are interspersed by moments of clowning & interaction, echoing the ridiculous hoops families must go through as they have their lives put ‘On Hold’.   “One of the most moving and thought provoking pieces of theatre I have ever seen.” (Audience Member)   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price…

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29 September
Free
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Andy Davis hosts another family fun evening of Karaoke, featuring your most loved songs, so grab some friends and come on down to our relaxed foyer. The bar will be open to those who may need a small amount of Dutch courage. This is free to watch and free to participate.   Start Time : 7.30pm

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29 September
Free
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DEMENTIA FRIENDLY EVENT With support from Waveney District Council, the Waveney Enabling Fund and North Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group, we have been able to programme some films in 2019, offering an opportunity for people living with Dementia and their families to come along and enjoy a classic film in our auditorium, which will be followed by a sing a long of some popular songs and tea and biscuits will be served. You are welcome to arrive from 1.30pm, the film…

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The adventures of Gaspard the Fox are an acclaimed series of books based on a real fox that started visiting the broadcaster Zeb Soanes at home in London with pictures by the award winning illustrator James Mayhew – both originally from Lowestoft. In a special premiere for the first Pakefield Music Festival, Zeb will perform the first two Gaspard stories at the Seagull Theatre with live illustration by James Mayhew and piano accompaniment by Chris Warner who composed the music…

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October 2019

1 October - 2 October
£9 – £10
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THE SEAGULL REP presents Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES – adapted + directed by Mark Finbow  A mixed media, multi-rolling all female cast of three re-imagine this classic tale as only they can. The Seagull Rep’s Hound of The Baskervilles is a vibrant theatrical experience infused with elements of physical comedy, stand-up, dynamic movement and a sophisti-pop soundtrack. This production is supported by The Seagull Theatre, The Keeper’s Daughter and Arts Council England. Suitable for ages 7…

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3 October
£10 – £12
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Gilmore & Roberts Katriona Gilmore (vocals/fiddle/mandolin) & Jamie Roberts (vocals/guitar) combine great songwriting, astounding musicianship and wonderful harmonies to create a powerful sound. Nominated 3 times at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and winners of the FATEA Award for song of 2018 (“Bone Cupboard” from latest CD “A Problem of Our Time”). They’ve recorded and shared stages with a wide range of famous artists, toured Canada and Europe, played the UK’s biggest acoustic festivals, toured with Fairport Convention and won countless accolades for their genre-spanning work. ‘Hot property’…

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True Gold began life way back in 2005, when founding member Lee James put an advert out for musicians, which would form into a Spandau Ballet tribute band known as Highly Strung. The band split in 2010, only to reform after many requests to do so, under the new name of True Gold ‘The Spandau Ballet Experience’. ​The band is now sounding, and looking better than ever! Having performed in 100’s of venues over the years, they have courted much praise from…

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Following five sellout performances at the Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft’s very own shanty choir return with their usual inimitable mix of sea shanties and storytelling. In this show the group will recreate the high-spirited, informal atmosphere of the infamous Lowestoft ‘smokers’, also known as shod concerts. These were named after a term used by Lowestoft fisherman for a large shed which companies would build for beachmen to house and launch yawls – a precursor to lifeboats. Singing along will be encouraged…

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‘The year is 1544 and King Henry, the Eighth of that name, is engaged upon Royal Progress about his Realm; and has halted here to afford his Loyal Subjects the opportunity to have ‘audience’ with their Sovereign Lord and King. The King, recently married to his new, and sixth, wife, Queen Catherine Parr, is in poor health; his leg continues to cause him considerable pain and he is often in a poor humour! In the course of the ‘audience’, His Majesty will recount…

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The Direbolix & Treble Clef Are one of the best loved Folk/Country/Skiffle bands in East Anglia. Formed in 2002 by Roger Secker they have been playing continually and pleasing audiences with their songs, harmony and humour. Featuring Roger Secker (Guitar/Lead vocals), Mick “Bones” Bullent (Bones / vocals) Rod Clark (Bass / Harmony / vocals) and Joe Capp (Violin). They will be joined by Treble Clef, a vocal harmony trio. A night not to be missed.   Start Time : 7.30pm…

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12 October
£15
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  Chris While (vocals, guitar, banjo, dulcimer, bodhran, darbuka and percussion) & Julie Matthews (vocals, piano, guitar, mandolin and bouzouki) are breath-taking singers, songwriters, musicians and performers whose energy and commitment to their craft and their audience is boundless. They have been hailed as two of the best and most hard working musicians on the folk roots scene. Chris and Julie have been nominated ten times in the BBC Radio 2 Folk music awards in the ‘Best Song, Best Duo,…

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13 October
£9 – £10
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THE SEAGULL REP presents   Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES – adapted + directed by Mark Finbow  A mixed media, multi-rolling all female cast of three re-imagine this classic tale as only they can. The Seagull Rep’s Hound of The Baskervilles is a vibrant theatrical experience infused with elements of physical comedy, stand-up, dynamic movement and a sophisti-pop soundtrack. This production is supported by The Seagull Theatre, The Keeper’s Daughter and Arts Council England. Suitable for ages…

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17 October
£8
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GROUNDBREAKING WORK “At its core Sisterhood is a superbly written, intelligent, and essential play, masterfully portrayed by its three actresses.” – Fringe Review Like Hand Maids Tale, but with more hope, Sisterhood is a gentle but fearless adventure into the dark heart of patriarchal rule. Based on the history of the witch trials, Sisterhood is a newly devised multimedia tale introducing you to a sisterhood caught between two timelines: the witch trials of the 16thC and modern-day women facing a…

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18 October
£10 – £12
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Austin Talent Presents: James Phelan : Troublemaker Viral sensation and star of BBC Radio, James Phelan presents a unique magical prank show in ‘Troublemaker’! This is a jaw-dropping rollercoaster of mystery and hilarity – from mind-reading outrageous confessions from unwitting audience members, to risking the safety of their iPhones. Nephew of the great Paul Daniels, James is now tipped as one of most anticipated magical performers in a generation. He also presents Trickster: Live, the BBC’s ground-breaking new radio magic…

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19 October
£12 – £14
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Roll over Beethoven, because the greatest tribute to Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra is here! In an all live show featuring soaring strings, striking vocal harmonies and playing all the much loved songs from ELO’s hit-filled library including Evil Woman, Telephone Line and Don’t Bring Me Down. The ELO Encounter promises a night filled with rock, roll and Blue Skies that would make even Mozart mambo and Bach boogie! So Hold On Tight because Rock and Roll Is King in a show…

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20 October
Free
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Andy Davis hosts another family fun evening of Karaoke, featuring your most loved songs, so grab some friends and come on down to our relaxed foyer. The bar will be open to those who may need a small amount of Dutch courage. This is free to watch and free to participate.   Start Time : 7.30pm

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Both instructive and enjoyable, helping children to develop patience, dexterity, stamina, self discipline and creativity. Circus Skills Workshops are a fun way for children to spend an afternoon or morning. Playing with traditional circus props (juggling, diablo, tightrope, devil sticks, unicycle, balance poles, Pedal Go’s, Fun Wheels, and plate spinning), in a relaxed semi-formal workshop structure. These sessions encourage perseverance, diligence, self discipline, hand-eye coordination, manipulation skills and dexterity. The carefully worked out structure means that children of all capabilities…

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Foolhardy Circus Company   The Infamous Foolhardy clowns return with their latest show. If you’ve ever wondered what defined comic ineptitude then check out this show. Lashings of sumptuous comedy and a creamy dollop of acrobatics combined to ensure you leave smiling. Suitable for ages 2-99.   Start Time : 2pm   Ticket Price : £6  

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22 October
£1
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Quiz Night Come and join us for a fun quiz here in our cosy foyer, hosted by the Seagull Theatre. Only £1 per person and teams of up to 6 people allowed. Always a fun night with some great friendly competition and banter.  Start Time: 7.30pm (doors open 7pm)

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23 October
£1 – £4
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Andy’s Fun Hour Come along and join Andy for some amazing entertainment. There’s juggling, magic, songs, rhymes and balloons. Fun for the all the family, so drag those older brothers and sisters away from the Xbox and enjoy a party for all.   Start Time : 2pm   Ticket Price : £4 (child) / £1 (adult)  

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” Mama G is over the moon to be returning to Pakefield with her Story Time Roadshow! Combining panto, drag and the traditional art of storytelling this all-singing, partial-dancing extravaganza is filled with stories about being who you are and loving who you want.  Let Mama G introduce you to her range of wonderful characters: confused horses, feuding fairies, twerk deniers and… Oprah; in stories that will make the whole family think, laugh and love. There may even be a twerking…

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24 October
£7 – £9
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Five Years recounts the time that Neal Pike spent at a special educational needs school from 1998-2002. From ps2’s to playgrounds, to mean teachers and important friends, it’s a story about the fun and pain of adolescence and working out where to fit in a world that puts you into boxes. Warning: references to sexual abuse and bullying, occasional strong language   This event has a pre-show guide for those potential visitors who wish to prepare for their visit –…

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25 October
£9 – £10
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‘Masters of Swing’ …is an exciting new show packed full of great music, laughs and audience participation, which celebrates the best singers of the golden age of swing and the big band era in a fast-paced, energetic show . Join acclaimed crooners and brothers Stephen and Paul Amer, who have sung for the Queen, live on BBC Radio 2 and at some of the UK’s most prestigious venues as they take you on a musical journey paying homage to such…

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26 October
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A visually stunning and theatrical tribute to the legendary Pink Floyd. The 13-piece production takes the audience on a journey from the psychedelic Syd Barret years all the way through to the Division Bell and Endless River.   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £15  

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27 October
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DEMENTIA FRIENDLY EVENT With support from Waveney District Council, the Waveney Enabling Fund and North Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group, we have been able to programme some films in 2019, offering an opportunity for people living with Dementia and their families to come along and enjoy a classic film in our auditorium, which will be followed by a sing a long of some popular songs and tea and biscuits will be served. You are welcome to arrive from 1.30pm, the film…

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For Downton fans everywhere! The Arts Society Southwold presents “From Downton to Gatsby, jewellery and fashion from 1890 to 1929” – a talk given by Andrew Prince. Andrew was commissioned to make many jewels for the main characters in the Downton Abbey TV series and his talk will guide us through the extraordinary events of this period where the great Fashion houses collaborated with the finest jewellers to produce creations of glittering opulence. Start Time :  11am. One hour. Tea/coffee…

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After an encounter with three strange and otherworldly witches, Macbeth finds himself set on a bloody path to become the King of Scotland. But he and his ambitious wife find the trappings of power come with a heavy price. Join Fabba Theatre as they bring Shakespeare’s masterful thriller to life.   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £8 / £7 (conc)  

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November 2019

2 November
£10 – £13
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Bootleg Boss are a UK based seven-piece band that perform the classic songs of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band. Formed in 2012 this accomplished and exciting Live Band feature Kev Jamieson as the vocal-singing, guitar-playing, harmonica-blowing, band-leading, audience-engaging, dance-inducing, singalong-inspiring Boss. If you were born to run down backstreets, across badlands and to go dancing in the dark in a brilliant disguise, Bootleg Boss is the band you need to see.   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket…

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The Songs of Leonard Cohen These remarkable songs – stripped back, desolate, naked and sensual          Enigmatic and mysterious, songwriter Leonard Cohen was an unflinching character, with an exact sense of prose, wry humour and courage to wrestle with the unspoken, forgiving human frailty with the stroke of each line. He challenged us to listen more carefully, think more deeply and recognize our own fragility. A Man of Grace. With a lifetime reputation of performing in this exact way and a…

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7 November - 9 November
£9 – £10
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. An adaptation by Christopher Bond. In London, Benjamin Barker is a prosperous Fleet Street barber – until his life is torn apart by a shocking miscarriage of justice. Barker returns years later under the pseudonym: Sweeney Todd. His quest for vengeance becomes a blood thirsty and insatiable vendetta against humanity as he lures the people of London into his lethal barber shop. This age-old tale comes lurching back to life in a…

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13 November
£8 – £10
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PEARLS FROM THE GRIT by Dean Parkin In the early 1900s Lowestoft’s fishing village – known as The Grit – was home to 2,300 people, schools, churches, shops and 13 pubs. Why did it disappear and what made the community so special? Meet no-nonsense fisherman, Ned; Billy, a larger-than-life skipper during the fishing boom; and Ruby (Billy’s daughter), one of the tireless taskforce of women keeping everything afloat. Following an acclaimed first tour last autumn, don’t miss this wonderfully evocative…

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15 November
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“…an evening with Gibbons & Gaulier is one not to be missed… the material is glorious and original. The Affair is a deftly written play… with a depth that will leave you wanting more… Gibbons & Gaulier are simply unique!” – James Pearson, Artistic Director, Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club A hilarious and thoroughly uplifting new play about relationships, which has all the ingredients of a great comedy… clown, bouffon, vaudeville and slapstick! With a sprinkle of drama and a splash…

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16 November
£10 – £11
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With great vocals and harmonies, guitars, banjo, mandolin and fiddle, Dana & Susan Robinson are wonderful interpreters of the American experience. Their unique blend of song writing and traditional Appalachian music brings to their performances a deep understanding of America’s musical heritage. Though their sound is wholly American, a British thread runs throughout showing the influence of their fruitful years touring the UK folk circuit too.   The genius in a Dana and Susan Robinson performance lies in their ability…

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19 November
£1
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One extra quiz night has been booked in just for you! “If you like quizzing but can never get the answer when it’s Kanye West or Instagram then this quiz is for you. All the questions relate to the sixties and there will be a picture and music rounds” Our quizmaster for the evening is Bob Peek!   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £1

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22 November
£7 – £8
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ANNA MUDEKA’S KURE KURE / FARAWAY The multi-talented Anna Mudeka takes audiences on an exhilarating, inspiring and thought provoking journey to ancient and modern-day Zimbabwe, and speaks of the challenges and opportunities of starting a new life in a different country. ‘Beautiful theatre relevant to today’s lives’ (Audience comment) Advised 11 years +    Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £8 / £7  

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Professional singer Emily K has astounded audiences throughout her singing career with her dulcet tone of voice and similarity to the great Karen Carpenter She has now got together with renowned Musical Director, Brian Parker (Keyboard), and a group of top-class musicians, Simon Howe (Lead guitarist), Dan Lacey (Bass guitarist), and Dan Ball (Drums) to produce this nostalgic tribute show. Taking you back to the 1970’s, Emily and the band will perform many of the Carpenters classic hits, including songs…

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30 November
£10 – £12
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Sixties Explosion Christmas Show   Back by popular demand – The Ultimate Sixties Music Tribute Show Christmas starts here with The FOD band`s Sixties Explosion Christmas Show. Filled with Sixties hits – Music – Fun – Laughter (Plus extra bits for a madcap Christmas show) ` An FOD Show Has something for everyone -Great Music – Great Entertainment. If you get the chance to see them…do it…You will love the show !  `   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket…

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December 2019

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Nostalgic Productions Presents;-The Lowrider City Rockers Lets have a Party Christmas Show-back by mistake (and popular demand of course) A sell-out show-Can you believe you are two years older since our last Christmas show? Come and enjoy a fun show of Christmas songs, laughter and some surprises! Give your Christmas jumpers an airing before they go to the charity shop and get in the Christmas spirit!   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £12 / £10 (conc)  

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7 December
£11 – £12
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Hambledon Productions Proudly Present – Ray Galton and Alan Simpson’s Christmas With STEPTOE AND SON Adapted by John Hewer Christmas simply wouldn’t be Christmas without a visit to 26 Oil Drum Lane to catch up with the nation’s favourite rag-and-bone-men and indulge in some classic, festive misadventures! Albert and Harold – united by blood, divided over everything else – seem doomed to spend Christmas in each other’s company. But Harold has his flights of fancy… including a flight he fancies…

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12 December - 24 December
£8 – £28
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‘Curiouser and Curiouser’ On a glorious summer’s afternoon, young Alice happens upon a smartly dressed rabbit looking at his watch and muttering ‘I’m late!’. This being an unusual occurrence, she follows him down a nearby rabbit hole and finds herself in a strange land where everyone is raving mad! With the help of some very odd creatures, Alice must find her way home and discover who she really is…. Come and join us in Wonderland this Christmas for an adaptation…

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19 December - 21 December
£10
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The Adult Panto is coming! It’s coming soon. Are you coming? (childish snigger). The script hasn’t been written yet but there will probably be jokes about world punch bag Teresa May, dancing deviant Michael Jackson, the Brexit shambles, the death of forgiven pervert Freddy Starr, Milkshaking fascists, appalling poetry and references to phalluses. If you dig those things its ten quid.   Start Time : 9.30pm   Ticket Price : £10  

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20 December
£6
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Santa in Wonderland   Our sell-out, ever popular early years panto is back! Join Santa this year as he takes a trip to Wonderland. Featuring some lovable characters, no baddies, lots of songs and even a little magic, this show is a great introduction for younger children aged 1-6. Mainly sold to schools and nurseries, these are the only two performance for the public. Book early to avoid disappointment!   Start Time : 10.30am and 1.30pm   Ticket Price :…

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January 2020

31 January, 2020
£8 – £9
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Local musician Alan Wilcox brings the music and the legend of Billy Fury to life in his popular show. Enjoy all the tracks you remember and a few you may not ! Start Time : 7.30pm Tickets : £9 (Concessions: £8)

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