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EVENTS AT THE NEWLY REFURBISHED CIVIC THEATRE...
Half Term Holiday Treat
Tuesday 18th February 2014 : 1.30pm
Bucketfuls of laughs with some of Britains funniest clowns ,magic, circus acts, prizes & surprises.
Combining the comedy of pantomime with the thrill of the circus.
ALL TICKETS : £5.00
Oswaldtwistle Players present a sassy and satirical Discworld romp
Wednesday 30th April - Saturday 3rd May 2014 : 7.30pm
Adapted by Stephen Briggs
Terry Pratchett takes Shakespeare's Macbeth and then turns it up 'till the knob comes off.
It's all there - a wicked duke and duchess, the ghost of the murdered king, dim soldiers, strolling players, a land in peril.
And who stands between the Kingdom and destruction? Three witches; Granny Weatherwax (intolerant, self-opinionated, powerful), Nanny Ogg (down-to-earth, vulgar) and Magrat Garlick (naïve, fond of occult jewellery and bunnies).
TICKETS : £8.50 (£7.50 concessions)
Tabby Road Productions
Friday 9th May 2014 : 7.30pm
Widely regarded as the first ever “Tribute” show back in its 1989 incarnation, with sell out shows including The London Palladium, At that time the show received this memorable quote.
"It was well played, very accurate – I’m flattered!"
Now Producer Phil Aldridge presents a sensational new production "The Carpenters Story".
The Carpenters Story brings the show bang up to date with Phil’s lavish arrangements, stunning vocal harmonies and Claire Furley’s uncanny representation of Karen Carpenter which combine to bring back memories of pop’s most melodic duo.
Featuring all the songs that made the CARPENTERS a legend in the world of music. "THEY LONG TO BE CLOSE TO YOU", "WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN", "I WONT LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU", "GOODBYE TO LOVE", "YESTERDAY ONCE MORE", "TOP OF THE WORLD", "PLEASE MR POSTMAN", "SOLITAIRE".
ALL TICKETS : £18.00
X Factor Finalists 2013
Saturday 24th May 2014 : 7.00pm
SAM CALLAHAN Sam is a 19 year old singer/songwriter from Essex. Heʼs been performing since the tender age of eight and he started writing his own music when he was just thirteen, intent, even then, on pursuing a career as a singer. Sam has been involved in various projects on his journey, including a
KINGSLAND RD Slick hair & scuffed-up shoes. Donʼt ask, itʼs an East London thing... apparently. But when Kingsland arenʼt busy being trendy theyʼre online interacting with an ever-growing legion of loyal fans. Connor (19), Josh (20) Matt (23), Thompson (22) and Jay (19), all live, work and play in
THE PARADES Dan Bartlett, Andy Burge and Callum Walton, together form ʻThe Paradesʼ. After forming in 2012 under the name of ʻWe Struck Luckyʼ, the band started to write and record their own material together which led to the creation of their pop funk soul sound. They went onto work with Red Triangle Productions towards the end of the year to produce a three track E.P. In February 2013, the boys worked alongside the clothes company... ʻJack Willsʼ to put on acoustic performances at stores all over the country. The band was then renamed ʻThe Paradesʼ followed by an extremely busy summer of live shows. They began to play all over the UK at various events and festivals including ʻIsle of Wight Festivalʼ, ʻDoncaster racecourseʼ and many colleges in and around London. The band are currently working on new material and have big aspirations for 2014.
ALL TICKETS : £15.00
Accrington Theatre Group present
Tuesday 17th - Saturday 21st June 2014 : 7.30pm
A swinging 60's sensation!
A brand new high energy musical featuring all the sounds of the swinging sixties. Come along and enjoy an evening filled with music taking you back to a time when Mods, Rockers, Hippies and Beatniks ruled.
Whether you want to relive your memories or create new ones, SHOUT! is a musical experience not to be missed.
TICKETS : £12.00 Adults, £8.00 Children (under 16s)
Chris Connor as
Saturday 2nd August 2014 :
Direct from the London Palladium - The Worlds leading Elvis performer Chris Connor (as seen on the bbc and itv).
"Chris Connor is to me the closest thing to the King I've ever heard and ever seen in my life. I'm in shock, It's simply amazing...."
Chris Connor burst on to the UK Elvis scene in early 2009 and within 12 months he was performing at venues such as the Manchester Apollo and the Harrogate International Centre in the World's Greatest Elvis Tribute Concerts, backed by the Sweet Inspirations (Elvis Presley's original backing singers). And just recently in April 2013 he appeared with his west end band in front of a full audience at the worlds famous LONDON PALLADIUM.
In only a few years Chris has become recognised as the world's leading Elvis Performer making waves around the world. With his natural look and voice, he astounds his audience at every concert! You do not want to miss Chris Connor with his tribute to Elvis Presley.
Performing just under a 2 hour show recreating Elvis's hits, this show is Selling out in venues all across the UK and and overseas!!! This really is a MUST SEE FOR ANY ELVIS FAN. a show designed by Elvis fans for Elvis fans.
'SEEING IS BELIEVING'
www.chrisconnor.biz Also visit Chris Connor's official facebook page for all the very latest photos and videos.
TICKETS : £15.00 Adults
DFO International Music Agency presents
Friday 19th September 2014 : Time TBC
Five world class musicians, singers and songwriters who, after years of touring and recording with some of the most iconic bands in the world, bring you a great new show highlighting some of the best British Rock and Pop music of a generation.
This all-star band comprises Drummer Gordy Marshall -The Moody Blues, Keyboardist Paul Bliss - The Moody Blues, The Hollies, Bassist Marcus Cliffe -The Manfreds, Guitarist Huw Davies -The War of the Worlds and current Lead Singer of 10cc Mick Wilson - (also) Cliff Richard
Hits include: Nights in White Satin, He Ainʼt Heavy (Heʼs My Brother),
TICKETS : £15.00 Adults (£14.00 concesssions)
You Don't Stand To Lose Your Mind
Saturday 20th September 2014 : 8.00pm
Meet the NEW face of Hypnosis! Renowned Hypnotist Christopher Caress who has stunned and amazed his audiences by the speed in which he is able to hypnotize his willing volunteers! Christopher has appeared on countless stages around the world, captivating audiences with his mind-bending talents!
Combining the art of hypnosis with outrageous comedy, Caress taps into the creativity of his willing volunteers so they unleash their imagination and leave their self-consciousness behind.
Caress is a fast thinking comedian who milks humor out of every situation that arises on stage. His incredibly popular stage show guarantees that the results are nothing short of hilarious, as hypnotized members of the audience become the real STARS of the show!
ONE THING IS CERTAIN – THIS IS ONE SHOW WHERE YOU WILL BE GETTING VERY SLEEPY…
All volunteers wishing to participate in the show MUST be 18 years of age or older and children MUST be accompanied by an adult.
TICKETS : £10.00 Adults (£9.00 concesssions inc. students)