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September 2016

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RSC Live Screening: Cymbeline

Wednesday 28th September at 7.00pm

Join us for this live cinema screening of Cymbeline on the 28 September, broadcast live from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Feel part of the action from your seat.

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Only Fools and Boycie - An Intimate evening with Only Fools and Horses actor John Challis

Thursday 29th September at 7.30pm

Only Fools And Boycie – An intimate evening with Only Fools And Horses actor John Challis.

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Dariush

Friday 30th September. Doors at 7.30pm/Concert at 8.30pm

DARIUSH The Legend, Live in Concert at The Stockport Plaza on Friday 30th September.

October 2016

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The Green Room: Shep's Banjo Boys

Saturday 1st October at 6.00pm

With 49 years in show business, we are delighted to welcome SHEP'S BANJO BOYS in cabaret. Seen on the 1970's Hit TV series THE COMEDIANS and for more than 1,000 performances at Wythenshawe's legendary nightclub, THE GOLDEN GARTER, they're supported by Isabel Duncan & Sing-Along-A-John.

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Barry Steele and Friends: The Roy Orbison Story - 80th Birthday Special

Saturday 1st October at 7.30pm

2016 marks Roy Orbison’s 80th Birthday, and to commemorate this special year Barry Steele and Friends are proud to present their brand new production across the UK.

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PLAZA CAFÉ: EVERYTHING STOPS FOR AUTUMNAL TEA

Sunday 2nd October at 4pm

Join 'The Plazarettes' for one of our ever popular fundraising Everything Stops For Tea events.

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The Dreamers and Everly Brothers Double Header Tribute Show

Monday 3rd October at 7.45pm

The Dreamers and Everly Brothers Double Header Tribute Show in Concert.

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Classic Rock USA

Wednesday 5th October at 7.30pm

Classic Rock USA which originally was scheduled to appear at The Plaza on Saturday 28th May now is LIVE on stage on Wednesday 5th October

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Music and Film Double Bill - Birdsong: Stories from Pripyat + Celluloid History Songs

Thursday 6th October at 7.00pm

This original film with live performance of a brand new score by Robin Richards (Dutch Uncles) combines the immediacy and energy of live music with the magic of cinema, revisiting a dramatic historical event.

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Sing Sing Swing

Friday 7th October at 7.30pm

Join Matt Ford and the All Stars Big Band as they perform the hits of Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Matt Monro, Tony Bennett, Michael Buble and more....

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Midnight Matinee Screening - The Blob - Cert 12

Saturday 8th October at Midnight

Join us for a moment of Plaza history in the making when we screen our first ever midnight matinee.

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Ocean Film Festival World Tour - Cert 12A

Saturday 8th October at 7.30pm

The Ocean Film Festival showcases the world’s most amazing ocean films film above and below the water’s surface!

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Film: Yield To The Night - Cert 15

Sunday 9th October at 7.00pm

90 Years ago Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be executed in Great Britain was born and in this film that borrows from this infamous event, Diana Dors stars as a woman used and abused by men all her life until one day she snaps and murders her lover's new mistress.

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Swan Lake Performed by The Russian State Ballet and Opera House

Tuesday 11th October at 7.30pm

The highly acclaimed Russian State Ballet and Opera House returns with another popular ballet. Swan Lake captures, like no other, the full range of human emotions – from hope to despair, from terror to tenderness, from melancholy to ecstasy.

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The Carpenters Story

Wednesday 12th October at 7.30pm

The award-winning Carpenters Story celebrates the music of one of the most successful pop duos in music history, Richard & Karen Carpenter.

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The Life and Music of Jim Reeves

Thursday 13th October at 7.30pm

AL GRANT presents a unique insight into the Life and Music of the legendary singer Jim Reeves with a wonderful concert of his classic hit songs.

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Mike Sweeney's Manchester Beat

Friday 14th October at 7.30pm

The Plaza Stockport are proud to present for one appearance only Mike Sweeney’s Manchester Beat

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The Wellspring presents: The Shining Stars of Stockport

Sunday 16th October at 3.30pm

The Wellspring presents 'The Shining Stars of Stockport', a variety show hosted by Gordon Burns.

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RSC Encore Screening: King Lear

Monday 17th October at 7.00pm

Join us for this encore cinema screening of one of Shakespeare’s most epic plays on 17th October, broadcast from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Feel part of the action from your seat.

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That'll Be The Day

Tuesday 18th October at 7.30pm

After an incredible three decades of touring, the UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety production That’ll Be The Day returns with another brand new show!

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SOLD OUT - THE GREEN ROOM: HOUSE ON HAMMER HILL MURDER MYSTERY

Wednesday 19th October at 7.30pm

Join the creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky family at the House on Hammer Hill as they welcome a new heir to the estate.

3 course dinner and murder mystery entertainment with the After Dark Theatre Company.

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The Rubettes featuring Alan Williams - Cancelled

Thursday 20th October at 7.30pm

Due to unforeseen circumstances this concert has been cancelled and our booking team will be in contact with all tickets holders to organise refunds. Should you have any queries kindly contact our box office on 0161 477 7779

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PAUL YOUNG plus 'THE ONE AND ONLY' CHESNEY HAWKES and T'PAU

Friday 21st October at 7.45pm

One of the biggest stars of the 80's; Paul Young will be singing his massive hits 'Love of the common People', 'Wherever I Lay My Hat', 'Come Back and Stay' and 'Everytime You Go Away'.

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THE GREEN ROOM AT THE PLAZA: AN AFTERNOON WITH ANITA HARRIS

Sunday 23rd October at 2.30pm

Anita Harris makes a welcome return to The Plaza in a magnificent afternoon in her company.

Please note this event has been rescheduled from Thursday 28th April at 2.30pm.

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Stockport Operatic Society presents the new GERSHWIN musical comedy - Crazy For You

Tuesday 25th to Saturday 29th October

Stockport Operatic Society are pleased to present this lovely "All Singing: All Dancing: All Gershwin" show

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Film : Halloween Special - Night Of The Living Dead (1968) - Cert 18

Monday 31st October at 7.30pm

Join us for our annual homage to the greatest Horror Films of all time with this epic screening of the 1968 release - Night of The Living Dead - Cert 18

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Behind The Scenes Tours

Monday 31st October at 11.00am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

November 2016

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Twopence to Cross The Mersey

Tuesday 1st to Friday 4th November at 7.30pm (Wednesday Matinee at 2.30pm)

The new stage play version of Helen Forrester’s Twopence to Cross the Mersey is coming to The Plaza in Stockport

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Festival of Remembrance 2016

Sunday 6th November at 2.00pm

The Festival of Remembrance features songs and big band numbers from the War periods and will include the standards and representatives from many of the Services that saw conflict.

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THE GOOD OLD DAYS OF VARIETY

Wednesday 9th November at 2.30pm

A fabulous show for all ages, taking you back to the great days of variety entertainment.

Tea & Show tickets available for this performance.

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Joe McElderry Live & Unplugged in the Northern Light Tour

Thursday 10th November at 7.30pm

Following Joe McElderry’s UK tour as Joseph in Bill Kenwright’s production of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Joe is now embarking on his own Northern Light Tour.

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Alexander O'Neal - 30 Years Of Soul

Friday 11th November at 7.30pm

One of RnB’s most iconic names Alexander O'Neal has announced a special one off show in Stockport to celebrate 30 years of soul, he will be bringing his full 8 piece live band, with backing singers.

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Arrival - The Hits of Abba

Saturday 12th November at 7.30pm

This high energy show features the vast catalogue of hits loved by many generations including ‘Mamma Mia’, ‘Dancing Queen’, ‘Waterloo’, ‘Super Trouper’, ‘Voulez Vous’, and many more

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Eurovision Christmas Party 2016

Sunday 13th November at 7.00pm

A perfect night for a Christmas Party, loved by all our Eurovision Christmas Party is a Flag waving, FESTIVE FROLIC through all that’s great in British Eurovision.

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Behind The Scenes Tours

Monday 14th November at 11.00am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.

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Paddy

Tuesday 15th to Wednesday 16th November

‘Paddy’ tells the story of emigration in all its shapes and forms.

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The Green Room at The Plaza: Beverley Craven

Thursday 17th November at 8.00pm

Beverley is looking forward to performing her new songs live alongside timeless classics Promise Me, Holding On, Woman To Woman, Love Scenes and many more

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FILM: FESTIVE SPECIAL - IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (CERT. U)

Friday 18th November at 11am and 7.30pm

Voted the number 1 most inspiring film of all time, It’s A Wonderful Life remains as powerful and moving today as it was 70 years ago when it was released in 1946.

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ROLLERMANIA 2016 - LES MCKEOWN'S BAY CITY ROLLERS

Saturday 19th November at 7.30pm

A unique voyage back to the 1970s, when Les and his legendary band ruled the world's pop charts and The Bay City Rollers' music became the soundtrack for a generation of teenagers.

Andre Rieu Christmas Concert

Encore Screening - André Rieu: Christmas with André

Sunday 20th November at 12.00 Midday

André Rieu: Christmas with André - a festive celebration, featuring a never before seen 90 minute recorded Christmas concert, packed with all the favourites including Hallelujah, Jingle Bells, White Christmas & many more performed by André and his famous Johann Strauss Orchestra along with his sopranos and tenors.

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The Houghton Weavers

Sunday 20th November at 7.30pm

The Houghton Weavers guarantee a wonderful evening of entertainment suitable for all the family.

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THE GREEN ROOM: MYSTERY ON 34TH STREET MURDER MYSTERY

Saturday 26th November at 7.30pm

It's Snow Joke when it comes to this Christmas Killing. Can you solve the mystery or will you be a total sell out!

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PLAZA CAFÉ: EVERYTHING STOPS FOR FESTIVE TEA

Sunday 27th November at 4pm

Start your festive season off with some yule tide cheer with our 'Plazarettes' in our festive themed Everything Stops For Tea fundraising event.

December 2016

Peter Pan

Peter Pan starring John Altman as 'Nasty' Captain Hook

Friday 2nd December 2016 to Sunday 8th January 2017

It’s never too early to Hook your tickets for the North West’s premier family pantomime PETER PAN starring John Altman, the swashbuckling treat that everyone will enjoy!

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THE GREEN ROOM: DICKENSIAN MURDER MYSTERY

Sunday 4th December at 7.30pm

It's a murder mystery that can only be solved by travelling to the past, present and future so it's a good job that you've got the ghost of Christmas Crimes on hand to help you!

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The Green Room at The Plaza: Mari Wilson-The Pop Deluxe Tour

Thursday 8th December at 8pm

Join us in the intimate surroundings of The Green Room at The Plaza for this evening with the sensational Mari Wilson.

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THE GREEN ROOM: WINTER JAZZ CAFÉ

Friday 9th December at 7.30pm

An evening of sublime jazz and fine dining in beautiful Art Deco surroundings...a must in any music lovers diary.

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THE GREEN ROOM: WHO KILLED SANTA MURDER MYSTERY

Thursday 15th December at 7.30pm

Ho Ho Ho Oh No! Someone’s got their claws out for Jolly Old Saint Nick! Can you solve this mystery or will you be snowed under by all the clues?

January 2017

Peter Pan

Peter Pan starring John Altman as 'Nasty' Captain Hook

Friday 2nd December 2016 to Sunday 8th January 2017

It’s never too early to Hook your tickets for the North West’s premier family pantomime PETER PAN starring John Altman, the swashbuckling treat that everyone will enjoy!

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RSC Live Screening: The Tempest

Wednesday 11th January 2017 at 7.00pm

The Tempest will be brought to life on the Royal Shakespeare Company stage with the help of Intel and Andy Serkis' Imaginarium, featuring some of today's most advanced technology in a bold reimagining of this magical play.

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Back to Bacharach

Friday 13th January at 7.30pm

Back to Bacharach celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century,who together with Hal David penned some of the most memorable and iconic hits that stand the test of time.

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Film: Twin Peaks - Fire Walk With Me - Cert 15

Saturday 14th January at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

As we head towards the new 2017 television season of TWIN PEAKS, join us for a screening of the 1992 feature film – TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME.

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Film: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them - Cert PG

Sunday 15th January at 3.00pm & 7.30pm

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the all new adventure set in the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling in her best-selling "Harry Potter" books.

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Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

Wednesday 18th January at 7.30pm

Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour
Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.

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Some Guys Have All The Luck

Thursday 19th January at 7.30pm

Some Guys Have All The Luck is a brand new theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons, Rod Stewart – from street busker through to international superstar!

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Film: Song for Marion - Cert PG

Friday 20th January 2017 at 11am & 7.30pm

Song for Marion, a London-set comedic drama, is about shy, grumpy pensioner Arthur who is reluctantly inspired by his beloved wife Marion to join a highly unconventional local choir.

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A VISION OF ELVIS

Saturday 21st January at 7.30pm

Rob Kingsley's 'A Vision of Elvis' is regarded as Europe's most successful Elvis Presley tribute and with a brand new show for 2016 will leave audiences all shook up with an uplifting and authentic Elvis experience.

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FILM: HOPE SPRINGS - CERT. 12A

Friday 27th January 2017 at 11am and 7.30pm

An aging couple strive to conquer their sexual hang-ups and save their 30-year marriage from going stale by visiting a renowned couple's therapist in this comedy from director David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada, Marley & Me).

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Chinese New Year Extravaganza

Saturday 28th January at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Come and join the celebration as Jin Long returns with some new and exciting acts for the Chinese New Year 2017!

February 2017

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Banff Mountain Film Festival - Cert 12A

Saturday 4th February at 7.30pm

Experience an evening of extraordinary short films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival.

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Seriously Dead - Suitable for Ages 16+

Thursday 9th February at 7.30pm

One ordinary day in the quiet little town of Olwinskirk a chain of extraordinary events began to take place bringing the lives of Betty, Albert, Billy and the local undertaker, Tristan de Winter to an uncomfortable crossroads.

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The Style Councillors

Saturday 11th February at 7.30pm

With Swirling Hammond Organ and a classic horn section, The Style Councillors are as close as it gets to actually being there.

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The WOW Show

Sunday 12th February at 7.30pm

BBC Radio Manchester’s Eamonn O’Neil & Jimmy Wagg are back with the 2017 WOW Show!....this event sells out fast so early booking is essential for another evening of variety and comedy hosted by the dynamic duo!

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Sing-A-Long-A Grease

Friday 17th February at 7.30pm

The sing along screening of the classic film starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John is brought to you by the producers of Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music

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Banff Mountain Film Festival - Cert 12A

Saturday 18th February at 7.30pm

Experience an evening of extraordinary short films from the world's most prestigious mountain film festival.

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Chinese New Year Extravaganza

Sunday 19th February at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Kindly note that the February presentation of The Chinese New Year has unfortunately been cancelled however the event on Saturday 28th January is taking place and all bookers will be notified of the change.

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80's Smash Hits

Saturday 25th February at 7.00pm

Back by demand the Ultimate 80’s Legend’s Show featuring: 5 Star - Denise Pearson, Jaki Graham, Hazell Dean; Tight Fit, Brother Beyond and Kelly Wilde.

March 2017

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Menopause the Musical (suitable for ages 16+)

Friday 3rd March 2017 at 7.30pm

An all-singing, all-dancing comedy where four women with seemingly nothing in common, meet by chance and make fun of their woeful lives experiencing “The Change”.

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Cilla and the Shades of the 60s

Friday 17th March at 7.30pm

This stunning and elegant review of the life of Cilla Black soars its way through the 60s.

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Romiley Operatic Society presents: 9 to 5 The Musical

Tuesday 21st to Saturday 25th March

Award Winning Romiley Operatic Society present 9 to 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick.

April 2017

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Northern Soul Live with The Edwin Starr Band

Friday 7th April at 7.30pm

Back by popular demand the amazing Edwin Starr Band with Angelo Starr plus Northern Soul legend Lorraine Silver take you through all the Northern Soul, Motown and Soul classics.

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KOMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT & LIVE NATION PRESENTS: COUNT ARTHUR STRONG - THE SOUND OF MUCUS

Saturday 8th April 2017

Using stories and other things that are secret, Count Arthur Strong, showbiz legend, pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can remember.

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Valentines Special Film: Sabrina - Cert U

Tuesday 14th February at 11am & 7.30pm

Celebrate St Valentine’s Day with our annual homage to beautiful romantic classics on the giant silver screen.

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THE BILLY JOEL SONG BOOK PERFORMED BY ELIO PACE & HIS BAND

Saturday 22nd April @ 7.30pm

THE BILLY JOEL SONGBOOK performed by ELIO PACE and his band

May 2017

Buzz Hawkins

Buzz Hawkins: The Man Behind The Bradshaws

Thursday 4th May at 7.30pm

Twice nominated for the Sony Radio Award for ‘Best Use Of Comedy’, writer-voicer-producer Buzz Hawkins brings radio’s longest running favourite funny family ‘The Bradshaws’ to life on stage before your very eyes (with some help from little Billy Bradshaw).

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David Hamilton's Rock 'n' Roll Back The Years Classic Hits Show

Saturday 20th May at 7.30pm

Rock ‘n’ Roll Back The Years with the legendary DJ and broadcaster David Hamilton in this rescheduled chance to enjoy this fantastic concert,

August 2017

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The Dreamboys

Thursday 31st August 2017

The Dreamboys are back and hotter than ever with a brand new Show and UK Tour for 2017.

September 2017

Chubby

Steven Lloyd presents: Roy Chubby Brown plus support (adults only)

Saturday 30th September 2017 at 7.30pm

As politically incorrect as ever this live performance is the only place to catch the flamboyant comedian! If easily offended stay away!

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