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October 2018

20 October
£5 – £20
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Bring the family for a great half-term treat. Amazing Magic! Hilarious Comedy! And more than a few surprises. Featuring Award Winning TV magician Chris North and Zany Magician and Ventriloquist Paul Henri with his trusty sidekick George T Monkee! This fast-paced show will have you laughing in one minute and totally amazed in the next so come along and join the fun!   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £7 / £5 (children) / £20 (2+2)  

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Lowestoft Fishermen: Tales of Heroism  The Rogues Shanty Chorus return to the Seagull Theatre after four previous complete sell-out performances with ‘LOWESTOFT FISHERMEN – TALES OF HEROISM’. The show will explore through sea shanties, song and storytelling the real accounts of bravery, valour and courage displayed by Lowestoft sailors over the past several centuries, concentrating on the role of fishermen during both world wars as well as recounting extraordinary launches and rescues by RNLI Lowestoft. Be sure to book early…

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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 Gos, 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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24 October
£1 – £4
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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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25 October
£4
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When a storyteller and his pet fox, Reynard, are stranded for the night they pass the time by telling terrible troublesome tales. This show has the best of Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Anderson stories crafted into a delightful and comical retelling. Lots of child friendly jokes, weird and wonderful characters and fairy story magic. A hilariously fantastic and silly show. Performed by children’s entertainer and Magician, Josh Pickering.    Start Time : 3pm   Ticket Price : £4  

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Over the last two years the Seagull has presented The Utterly Fabricated History of the World sketch show. Here is a compilation of the best bits. Including the foul mouthed Jane Austen, Robert the Bruce and Ian the Spider, Lenin and the bouncy castle and the gunpowder plot committee AGM. Written and directed by the team behind the Adult Panto it’s a night of fast paced comedy with little or no educational value.   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket…

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Join the U.K.s premier Doo-Wop quartet, The Testosta-Tones as they take you on a musical journey detailing the history of Doo-Wop.   During the early 1950s, quartets sung on street corners, in barbershops and churches in a style which became known as Doo-Wop, paving the way for rock ‘n’ roll. As the groups moved from the streets into recording studios, so the popularity of the genre grew.   Along with radio disc jockey and your host for the evening Chuck…

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27 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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November 2018

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Broadway Players Lowestoft present their third production, this time taking us through the seasons of the year. Come along and see how many of your favourite show tunes are interpreted in this revue by our local group. Suitable for all the family, something for all ages this show is sure to have you tapping your feet and humming along to iconic musical moments.   Start Time : 2.30pm (3rd only) / 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £8 / £6  

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Keith James in concert The Songs of Leonard Cohen His wonderful Tower of Songs –  stripped back, desolate, naked and sensual            Enigmatic, mysterious and sub textural, songwriter Leonard Cohen was an unflinching character, with an exact sense of prose, a wry humour and courage to wrestle with the unspoken, forgiving human frailty with the stroke of each line.   The chilling announcement of Leonard’s passing marked the end of an era. His music befriended an entire generation. Within every…

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Expect complete mayhem as in festive mood, the ladies of Farndale Avenue mount another assault on the classics with their stage version of “The Christmas Carol” Complete comedy from start to finish from the Red Herring Theatre Company.   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £9 (adv) £10 (On door)  

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11 November
£10 – £11
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“Songs of Remembrance” is a nostalgic and humorous commemoration to music, singers and comedians that helped win the war. Join our cast of singers, actors and dancers on Remembrance Sunday as we take you on a trip down memory lane, performing music by Vera Lynn, Flanagan and Allen, The Glen Miller Big Band and The Andrews Sisters among others, as well as special singalong sections and audience participation.   Start Time : 2.30pm   Ticket Price : £11/£10(conc)

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15 November
£5 – £11
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Trapped in an unhappy marriage, the thwarted desires of Millie Crocker-Harris are released in the form of spite and unfaithfulness as her ailing, humiliated schoolteacher husband, Andrew – also unloved by his pupils- faces academic and marital oblivion. But could an unexpected gift from one student restore some semblance of humanity. Rattigan’s finest play is full of moments of great compassion and heartache. A masterpiece.   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £11/£9(conc)/ £5 (student/unwaged)

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16 November
£7
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The Direbolix 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.   Unfortunately a couple of the original members passed away but Roger persevered and handpicked excellent musicians to take their places. The current line-up is Roger Secker (Guitar/Lead vocals), Mick “Bones” Bullent (Bones / vocals) Rod Clark (Bass / Harmony / vocals) and Joe Capp (Violin). Also…

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17 November
£10 – £12
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The Searchers and Hollies Experience……..The best of both worlds performed by the FOD Band brings to the stage the magical hits of these two ledgendary harmony bands. Bringing back  memories of the most high energy decade in pop music history. Let the haunting melodies transport you to that exciting era when millions of records were sold. The Searchers, from Liverpool, made their debut with the rise of MerseyBeat.Their very first recording, ` Sweets For My Sweet ` went to number…

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This is the Seagull’s bi-monthly performance platform for local poets and songwriters. Described as ‘a place of truth-telling which is the basis of all good poetry’, contributors explore what is good, bad and fascinating about being human – all told with refreshing honesty and good humour. If you would like to take part in this event, please contact Ian Fosten (07791 068080 or ian@fosten.com   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £4   CLICK HERE TO BOOK.

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Once more the Rector Eoin Buchanan and Desmond return for an evening of fun and reflection. The nights proceeds will go towards feeding the homeless on Christmas Day. Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £10

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A new one-man show based on the THE RAGGED TROUSERED PHILANTHROPISTS  by Robert Tressell adapted and performed by Neil Gore.   ‘The man of many characters’, actor Neil Gore, presents an Edwardian Magic Show using Magic Lantern and projected animation, with political conjuring tricks and live music and song, based on the classic novel The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.   Robert Tressell’s novel about life in the building trades was first published over 100 years ago, and was barely noticed. Since…

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24 November
£14 – £15
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Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe, two of the UK’s finest songwriters join forces for an evening filled with songs, music, banter and intimate insights into their approach to their craft. Listen in as they rekindle the spontaneity of their late-night living-room song swaps. Questions, answers, anecdotes and anarchy… and a very special evening of music. “They work so well together – understanding and enriching each other’s songs.”  Mike Harding Here is a video link to “The Janus Game”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANogKN910wg and…

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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 for the people who may need a small amount of Dutch courage. This is free to watch and free to participate.   Start Time : 8pm   Ticket Price : FREE.

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29 November
£3
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An evening with our oldest group of youth theatre students to see what they have been working on this year. From learning about physical theatre to improv and even some of their own devising, we are so proud of this bunch of amazing youngsters and would love it if you could come along and show your support. Start Time : 7.00pm   Ticket Price : £3

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Sisterhood Music Collective comprises of four female musicians hailing from Yorkshire; Astraluna, Fuzzy Jones, Fran Wyburn, and Miranda Arieh. They celebrate women in music through collaboration not competition. Their uplifting compelling and eclectic gigs see all artists playing solo and collectively enhancing each others songs. Between their outstanding music they also discuss issues that women face in the music industry.   www.sisterhoodmusiccollective.com   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £7  

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December 2018

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Come and join the Seagull Community Choir for a family friendly seasonal sing-a-long. Bar open before and after and some nibbles also provided. Start Time : 7.30pm Ticket Price : FREE

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3 December
Free
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Hosted By Ian Fosten Members of the Seagull Theatre Community invite you to encounter the Christmas Story through words, images and carols both old and new. Admission is free and the theatre bar will be offering seasonal refreshments.   Start Time : 7pm

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Quiz Night – Hosted By The Seagull Theatre Come and join us for a fun quiz here in our cosy foyer, hosted by The Seagull Theatre. Only £1 per person and teams up to 6 people allowed. Always a fun night with some great friendly competition and banter.    Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £1 per person, up to 6 in a team.    

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5 December
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For one night only! Come along to our Festive performance and let Pakefield Academy of Performing Arts & Clockwork Dance Company entertain you with dance and a bit of song.  Both companies rehearse weekly at The Seagull and this is their third collaborative show. Make sure you book early as tickets are limited.   Start Time : 7pm   Ticket Price : £5  

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Back by popular demand, a festive tribute to Frank Sinatra’s Rat Pack and their infamous residence in Vegas. SWing singer brothers Paul & Stephen Amer perform with a live band for classic swinging Christmas songs, including ‘White Christmas’, ‘Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire’, ‘It’s beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas’ – accompanied by Ellie Darnell for classics like ‘Santa Baby’, ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’, and many more…   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £15 /…

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8 December
£8
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Put on your cowboy boots and rhinestone suits and strap yourself in for a night that is as COUNTRY as it can possibly get! Starring the Lowestoft born Winn Brothers (Pat & Tommy) who are teaming up for the first time ever to bring this phenomenal country show to the stage. The evening will be full of songs from all your favorite Country stars including Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Hank Williams, Meryl Haggard, Don Williams, Marty…

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13 December - 24 December
£8 – £28
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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe By Glyn Robbins – Adapted from the book by C.S. Lewis Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy are evacuated from London during the Blitz to stay with the Professor. Whilst exploring, Lucy stumbles across the wardrobe; a gateway to a magical world called Narnia. Very quickly, they find themselves caught up in a deadly struggle between good and evil as they encounter the evil White Witch and the good King of the Beasts, Aslan.…

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Once again we recommend this show as a great introduction to Panto for your younger children. Featuring some well known characters, including Santa, lots of familiar songs. and even a little magic; this production is a must to all parents of children aged 1-6. No baddies to be scared of, only lots of laughs and fun for all. Only two performances, so book early to avoid disappointment Start Time : 10.30am and 1.30pm Ticket Price : £6

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The Liar, The Bitch and The Wardrobe Malfunction By Richard Melchior The Adult Panto team returns with another production which isn’t a panto. Last year’s show won no awards or acclaim and a few people walked out. If you like swear words, playground humour, bullying and stuff like that; it’s worth a punt. I sent this blurb off in May, so it hasn’t actually been written yet. It’s just some ideas on the back of an envelope. But the title sets…

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January 2019

28 January, 2019
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Beautifully written folk/Americana, performed by “The sweetest voice in England” (Nanci Griffith). Playing solo from Glastonbury to The Royal Albert Hall, Edwina has also toured extensively with the likes of Jools Holland, Van Morrison and Nanci Griffith and undertaken overseas tours including Australia and China. Her song Pour Me A Drink was covered by Nanci Griffith and her cover of Randy Newman’s Feels Like Home was featured in the film My Sister’s Keeper Edwina’s debut album became a favourite on…

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February 2019

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After his 1st appearance in 2016..Pat Martin returns with his original solo show. A  tribute set dedicated to his Musical Hero Gary Numan..Pat is now recognised as the Uks #1 solo tribute to Gary Numan and his show covers material from throughout Numans Career..The 2nd part of the show..Absolute Synth 80s..a party set covering music from Human League Depeche Mode Soft Cell New Order and many many more..simply put… lets go Back to the future of Music…   Start Time:…

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The Intellectual Hooligans are Norfolk’s premium Improv comedy troupe. Founded in 2013; the Improv performers have a collective total of over 100 years’ experience! The show will consist of “Whose Line is it Anyway?” style games based entirely on audience suggestions, anything goes (and we mean anything!) so come armed with your best ideas and scenarios! More information can be found at our social media accounts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IntellectHoolig/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/IntellectHoolig Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intellecthoolig Start Time : 7.30pm Ticket Price : £7

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16 February, 2019
£8 – £10
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Dan Webster is described as ‘one of the U.K’s best kept musical secrets and one not to miss!’ and an ‘An insightful lyricist with a great voice’ Acoustic Magazine. According to Americana UK – ‘He is the missing link, the joining point, where folk fuses with country – as good as you’ll hear on any record out of Austin or Nashville – beautiful – he is Anglicana’. Dan is a road seasoned English singer-songwriter, his music is influenced by the…

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17 February, 2019
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 for the people who may need a small amount of Dutch courage. This is free to watch and free to participate. Start Time : 8pm Ticket Price : FREE .

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March 2019

2 March, 2019
£13 – £15
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After their debut sellout performance here, we are thrilled to welcome back this amazing tribute band again. Songbird bring all the hits of Fleetwood Mac to the stage featuring classic songs from ‘Rumours’ ‘Tango in the Night’, ‘Tusk’, and ‘Mirage’.  Songbird offer a tribute to this iconic rock band with a mix of light, sound and video projection.  This is truly an immersive show. Come and join us in paying tribute to one of history’s’ all time, greatest bands.  …

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Songs From The Motion Picture ‘O Brother Where Art Thou’ Tosh Ewins , yet again brings together a cast of national and locally acclaimed performers and musicians, to re create a concert performed at the Ryman Auditorium, (The Grand Ole Opry), in Nashville, in the year 2000. The original concert was given to promote the motion picture, ‘O Brother Where Art Thou’ and contained many a classic ‘Ole timey song’, including ‘ I am a man of constant Sorrow, Big…

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John Osborne is on tour with a double bill of his two much loved theatre shows. John Peel’s Shed is the story of a box of records he won in a competition on the late DJ’s Radio 1 show. Circled in the Radio Times is a show about finding a pile of old TV magazines. John is a regular at festivals including Glastonbury, Latitude and the Edinburgh fringe. This will be an intimate, funny, engaging evening by a master of…

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16 March, 2019
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After their sell out performance in October, Zingaro Blue are back by popular demand!   Zingaro is the Italian word for gypsy and if you try to describe the music of Zingaro Blue,  you would probably end up saying that it’s a fusion of Gypsy Folk/ Rock/ Pop and Jazz/ blues all moulded into one. There is no genre or category to describe the sound of Zingaro Blue’s music. The best way to discover their world is to come along…

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21 March, 2019
£11 – £12
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MILE TWELVE “This fast rising 5 piece band from the USA (guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo & double bass) perform creative covers, their own acclaimed bluegrass/folk originals and a sprinkling of traditional songs, all delivered with outstanding musicianship and vocal harmonies. In 2017 they released their debut album “Onwards”, drawing on a range of diverse influences and won the Momentum Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association. “They craft memorable songs, and arrange them to perfectly fit their prodigious abilities” – Bluegrass…

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April 2019

16 April, 2019
£15
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THE GOOD LOVELIES “Canadian Juno and SOCAN Award winners, the Good Lovelies (Kerri Ough, Sue Passmore, and Caroline Brooks) are immensely talented vocalists and songwriters in their own right; however, it’s their voices interwoven in harmony – powerful and pure, organic and inspiring – that elevates them from impressive to peerless. For more than 10 years they’ve covered plenty of stylistic ground, adding tinges of pop, roots and jazz to their country / folk core, but through it all, the…

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