What’s On Lowestoft – The Seagull

Here you’ll find details of all our forthcoming shows, classes and events, as well as details of our resident and visiting companies, tutors and business sponsors. The Seagull is a “Not for profit” organisation, dedicated to becoming a hub for the arts in the Waveney area, as well as the community as a whole.
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October 2017
£3

Foolhardy Circus Workshop

October 24
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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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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£6

Foolhardy Circus Company

October 24
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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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   CLICK HERE TO BOOK.

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8/6

Return Of The Wildman

October 27
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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Wonderful Beast presents Return of The Wildman by Thea Smiley A new play inspired by the legendary Wildman of Orford, reputedly captured at sea and incarcerated in Orford Castle. Who was this wildman… devil, merman, sea spirit? After six months he finally escaped and found his way back to the sea and disappeared for ever. Or did he? Our story tells another tale, one in which his presence is very much still alive… For adults and 10+   Start Time…

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Joan

October 28
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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Milk presents, in association with Derby Theatre, Joan by Lucy J Skillbeck What happens when a disguise soon becomes something a lot more real and you have to fight for who you really are? An earthy story of courage, conviction and hope, JOAN is a refreshing look at Joan of Arc – history’s greatest underdog. The latest daring fusion of lyrical new writing and anarchic cabaret from the multi-award winning Milk Presents and performed by drag king champion Lucy Jane…

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£7

Frankenstein and The Dunwich Horror

October 29
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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The Old Time Radio Club perform authentic vintage radio dramatisation under “broadcast” conditions, using voice actors, live music, live sound-effects and a live studio audience. They will be returning to The Seagull (theatre) for Halloween 2017 with an original adaptation and double bill of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” and “The Dunwich Horror” by H.P. Lovecraft. FRANKENSTEIN …is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a grotesque but sapient creature in…

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£15

A Radio Play In A Day

October 29
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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The Old Time Radio Club performs authentic vintage radio drama, under strict “broadcast” conditions, and have been described as “The Archers meets a 1950’s B-Movie”. Join them to produce and perform your own Halloween themed radio play. You will learn how to write your own script, create live sound-effects and compose creepy music and then perform your play to an invited family audience at the end of the workshop. Suitable for ages 11-14. Places are strictly limited and must be…

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November 2017
£5

Failed To Return

November 4
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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Failed To Return – A Presentation By Bob Collis The outbreak of WW2 in 1939 saw many local men (and woman) joining the RAF, lured by the glamour and excitement of the junior service. In service with bomber command, many did not survive the epic air battles over Germany. Some lie in graveyards scattered across Europe, others are remembered only by their names on memorials. Using details and photographs from his extensive files on the subject, aviation historian Bob Collis…

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Karaoke

November 5

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 : 7pm   Ticket Price : FREE

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12/10

Songs Of Remembrance

November 9
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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“Songs of Remembrance” is a nostalgic and humorous commemoration to music, singers and comedians that helped win the war. Our cast of singers, actors and dancers pay a sentimental tribute to the popular songs of the time and will take you on a trip down Memory Lane, performing music by Vera Lynn, Flanagan and Allen, The Glenn Miller Big Band and The Andrews Sisters among others as well as special singalong sections and audience participation. “Songs of Remembrance” is a…

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12/10/5

We Are The Lions, Mr Manager!

November 10
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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We Are The Lions, Mr. Manager!’ is the remarkable story of Jayaben Desai the inspirational leader of the 1976-78 Grunwick Film Processing Factory Strike. She was recently amongst the women who have had the biggest impact on women’s lives over the past 70 years as part of the Radio 4 Women’s Hour Power List.   She brought the issue of workplace exploitation and racism to the fore, challenged the perception of Asian women being inherently passive and docile, whilst having…

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12/11

One Way Or Another – A Tribute To Blondie

November 11
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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One Way Or Another – A Tribute To Blondie Features the vocals of Lorraine Hickleton as Debbie Harry. All of the hits, plus the new Blondie song Fun played in this live and visual experience, getting recognition for the show from none other than Chris Stein and Tommy Kessler of Blondie. BBC Radio 4 has described the band as the closest thing to the real Blondie and the band continues to go from strength to strength. Hope to see you on…

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£4

New Words, Fresh Voices

November 12
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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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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7/4

People Of The Eye

November 16, 2017 - January 18, 2018
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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“An arresting, immersive and startlingly original piece of theatre. A beautiful, tightly choreographed spectacle…something very special indeed.” A Younger Theatre “An extraordinary and visceral piece such as this is the kind that leaves a mark.” Edinburgh Reporter (5 Stars) “Of course, you shouldn’t use ‘sign language’.” Inspired by real events, this personal story follows a family finding their way through unfamiliar territory. A story about parents, sisters, and the complex love that binds families together. Using a mix of video…

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10/8

Ghost Stories

November 17
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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Strange Fascination Theatre presents ‘Ghost Stories’ from M. R. James. ‘A Warning to the Curious’ Abigail Paxton is a woman searching for a lost crown, but in the desolate town of Seaburgh, all is not as it seems. ‘Oh, Whistle and I’ll Come To You, My Lad’ Professor Parkins is dedicated to reason. He has decided to visit the coast of East Anglia. But soon he descends into a confusion that he cannot hope to comprehend.  Start Time : 7.30pm…

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£7

The Liquid Engineers (plus support)

November 18
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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The Liquid Engineers plus Support   The Liquid Engineers are now well established as the Uk’s no1 Gary Numan tribute band. Over the last year Pat Martin, Mikk E  and Richard Farr have appeared throughout the country performing Numans music to fans old and new. Always including surprise tracks and with excellent light show, the band takes you to the heart of a Gary Numan concert. With an excellent support band, this show will leave you wanting more.   Start…

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11/9/6

Suddenly Last Summer, by Tennessee Williams

November 24
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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Open Space Theatre Company Suddenly Last Summer, by Tennessee Williams   Catherine Holly is institutionalised for what is claimed to be a severe emotional disturbance resulting from her witnessing the death of her cousin, Sebastian Venable, while they were on summer holiday. The late Sebastian’s wealthy mother, Violet Venable, makes every effort to deny and suppress the potentially sordid truth about her son and his demise. An acclaimed 1993 television adaption starred Maggie Smith, Natasha Richardson and Richard E. Grant.…

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10/8

Cantors Christmas Show

November 25
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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CANTORS’ THEATRE SCHOOL RECOGNISED AS THE PREMIER THEATRE SCHOOL IN EAST ANGLIA ~ PRESENT A CHRISTMAS SHOW ~ NO NOT CAROLS ~ A REAL CHRISTMASSY TYPE OF SHOW THAT WILL TOUCH ALL CORNERS OF ENTERTAINMENT AND BRING THE FESTIVE SEASON RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOUR EYES ~ THE SHOW IS FOR ALL AGES AND THAT IS WHY WE HAVE KEPT THE PRICE DOWN ~ THERE IS ONLY ONE PERFORMANCE OF THIS HIGHLY ENTERTAINING PERFORMANCE BY YOUNG PEOPLE WHO ABSOLUTELY LOVE…

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Free

Karaoke

November 26
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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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 : 7pm   Ticket Price : FREE.

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£8

Self Catering

November 30 - December 2
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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The Seagull Club present – Self Catering   When a passenger plane crashes onto a remote, tropical island the only survivors are five strangers. With little hope of rescue, they must learn to build shelter, share supplies and deal with their carnal instincts. They soon adopt the names of their favorite film stars. Henry Fonda is a pitiful film geek, Bette Davis is foul mouthed, Marilyn Monroe has easy virtue, Meryl Streep is still unconscious and Clint Eastwood has found…

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December 2017
15/13

Have Yourself A Merry Little… Christmas with Frank, Dean & Judy

December 3
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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 The glamour of Las Vegas and the sophistication of the Rat Pack returns this December as the festive show “Have Yourself a Merry Little… Christmas with Frank, Dean & Judy” visits the Seagull folloiwng two sellout performances in 2016 and 2017 by visiting prioduction company Strictly Theatre Co.  Swing singers and brothers Paul & Stephen Amer will be joined by their scorching showband including brass section performing original musical arrangements of classic and swinging Christmas songs, including; ‘White Christmas’, ‘Have…

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£3

East Point Academy Showcase

December 6
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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EPA SHOWCASE Come and join East Point Academy’s b-tech year 11 students for an evening of drama. The students  have to produce this show themselves, considering all aspects of planning, performance and production. Each class will have their own half and this evening will form part of their final grade. This term they have been studying Pinter and due to the nature of his work this evening isn’t suitable for under 15’s. Take a break from wrapping presents and come and…

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Lets Have A Party – Lowrider Christmas Show

December 7 - December 8
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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Lets Have a Party Christmas Show starring Lowrider   Its time once again to get those Christmas jumpers out of mothballs, get in the Christmas spirit with the return of Lowriders Christmas Show. Packed with Christmas songs and fun, its been said its more Christmassy than a Panto. You’ll need to get your seats booked as tickets go fast. Start Time : 7.30pm Ticket Price : £12 / £10 (conc) CLICK HERE TO BOOK

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9/5

A Christmas Spectacular

December 9
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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A CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR-The Tigerlilys Productions invite you to a magical evening of glitz and glamour as they present their brand new Christmas Spectacular. This year’s show is sure to dazzle audiences with its fast paced numbers and colourful costumes. With lots of Christmas classics, this show is suitable for all the family.   Start Time : 7.30pm   Ticket Price : £9 / £5 (child)  

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£10,9,7

Ebenezer

December 14 - December 24
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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A truly wonderful musical play based on Dickens’ ‘A Chrismas Carol’ As the snow falls outside, and distant carollers sing, join us in watching the aging Ebenezer as he learns the hard way the true meaning of Christmas. The Seagull is proud to present a musical Christmas family play. ideal for all ages, our 2017 holiday production will bring the festive spirit into your hearts.   Start Time : 2pm (16th,17th,23rd,24th)  / 6.30pm (14th, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd)   Ticket…

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£10

Bah Bumhug! – Strictly for Adults Only (18+)

December 16 - December 23
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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Bah Bumhug! By Richard Melchior and Greg Powles The Adult Panto team returns! This time transporting you to a Traditional Victorian London. Filled with rats, endemic poverty, child labour and cholera. Merry Christmas plebs! Charles Dicken’s classic tale is used as a rough framework for childish innuendo, sneering and jokes about farts. Come along or don’t. We couldn’t care less. This show contains adult content. If you can’t handle that you’re not welcome.   Start Time : 9.30pm (16th/22nd) 9pm…

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£6

Santa and the Lazy Pirate

December 20
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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Santa needs some help! Christmas Eve is getting near and he still has presents to deliver. Come and join us for our third year of interactive songs, fun and well known characters. This show is ideal for ages six and under and is a perfect introduction to the magic of pantomime.   Start Time : 10.30am and 1.30pm   Ticket Price : £6   CLICK HERE TO BOOK.

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January 2018
£15

Megson

January 25, 2018
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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Three times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and double winners of the  Spiral Earth Awards Megson draw heavily on their Teesside heritage to create a truly unique brand of folk music. The husband & wife duo bring an infectious mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitars. Comprising Debs Hanna (Vocals, Whistle, Piano Accordion) and Stu Hanna (Guitar, Mandola, Banjo) Megson have gained fame on the British folk scene, not only for their arresting &…

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February 2018
!2/10/8

Travelin’ Man – The Ricky Nelson Rock n Roll Show

February 23, 2018
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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Travelin Man The Ricky Nelson Rock n Roll Show comes to The Seagull Theatre for night only. Starring Dave B (as seen in previously at The Seagull in The Buddy Presley Show) and currently touring the UK as Ricky Nelson in hit show Rock n Roll Paradise, this authentic tribute to Ricky Nelson is the 1st and only of its kind in the UK. Featuring all the hits inc Its Late, Fools Rush In, Travelin Man, Hello Mary Lou, Just…

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March 2018
£12

Miranda Sykes

March 8, 2018
The Seagull,
19-75 Morton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JH United Kingdom
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Miranda Sykes, the acclaimed singer and bassist with ‘Show of Hands’ is returning to her roots. After a career spanning over 20 years, during which time she has played with many of the top musicians and singers within the folk world, she is touring as she started out: one woman, one double bass and one guitar.   “Borrowed Places” is a project that draws its inspiration primarily from the songs and landscapes of her native Lincolnshire, but seen through the…

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