Victorians – Songs, Stories & More

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Harp & A Monkey’s new show The Victorians reworks and revives the largely forgotten folk, music hall, parlour, industrial, agricultural and street music of the era – and looks at what it can tell us about the people and their many foibles. The songs cover a myriad of themes from the deportation of convicts to jilted lovers and those opposed to …

Odd Couples and other things

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The Fit’n’Active Theatre Company U3A Drama group returns with another selection of original, hilarious and thought-provoking sketches. The latest from Fit’n’Active last seen here in Seven Deadly Sins. Theatre Amateur

Last Quiz Night on Earth – sold out. Tickets still available for The Beggars Theatre, Oulton Village Hall and Florence Mine

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by Alison Carr, Box of Tricks “The End of the World Quiz waits for no man, literally. Onwards ever onwards to our fiery decline. Round Three…” It’s the end of the world. The last night on earth. An asteroid is heading straight for us. Fancy going out with a bang? It’s the final countdown. Landlady Kathy invites you to the …


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Cancelled due to Coronavirus. We’re hoping to have Dan Watson come and perform for us some time in the future. Please watch for updates – or subscribe to our email list here.   Dan Watson As a child Dan lost a British holiday-camp dance competition. Largely because he totally misunderstood what competitive dance was, and they didn’t play his song …

Louder Is Not Always Clearer

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A warm and humorous show about the importance of connecting with others and how hard it can be to do that. It’s the story of one man, who despite appearing to be sociable and confident is also vulnerable and at times isolated. It’s the very human story of trying to fit into a world when you don’t quite match the …