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12 – 20 FEBRUARY 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Stan And Ollie Certificate PG – Running Time: 1 hour 37 mins ‘Stan & Ollie’ tells the story of how Laurel and Hardy, with their golden age long behind them, embark upon a tour of the music halls of Britain and Ireland. Despite the stresses of the tour, past resentments coming back to light, and Hardy’s failing health, the show must go on: in the end, their love of performing – and of […]
13 – 14 FEBRUARY 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema The Front Runner Certificate 15 – Running Time: 1 hours 53 mins Gary Hart is front-runner for president – until his campaign gets derailed when rumours surface that he’s involved in a scandalous love affair. Based on the true story of the rise and fall of the charismatic Democratic politician involved in the 1988 leadership election, this political drama features a host of Oscar-worthy talent, including Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, and J.K. Simmons. […]
Friday 15 FEBRUARY 2019 Woodville Auditorium T.Rextasy Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolan’s special ingredient of Rock-a-Boogie songs, the band had a string of huge hits throughout the 1970s including Love to Boogie, Telegram Sam, Jeepster and 20th Century Boy. T.Rextasy have now been performing around the world for over 20 years, a career that ironically out lives Marc’s very own T.Rex. The […]
Saturday 16 FEBRUARY 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Mama G’s Storytime Roadshow Direct from appearances in the USA and Canada… and as Mrs Smee in the Woodville’s Peter Pan, Mama G (AKA popular panto dame Robert Pearce) brings her Story Time Roadshow to Gravesend! Combining panto, drag and the art of storytelling this all-singing, partial-dancing extravaganza is filled with stories about being who you are and loving who you want. Let Mama G introduce you to her range of wonderful characters: […]
Sunday 17 FEBRUARY 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Three Sat Under The Banyan Tree Running Time 1 hour 30 mins. By Shamser Sinha Animal tales brought vibrantly to life with wonderous masks, movement and music. Based on The Panchatantra – India’s Aesop’s Fables For ages 7 – 12 years Near the foothills of the Himalayas, three orphans open a magical book under a Banyan tree. They were told the book wouldn’t give them answers but they’d learn from it, so they […]
Tuesday 19 FEBRUARY 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Mimi And The Mountain Dragon High up in the snowy mountains of Switzerland the villagers of Dorta bang their drums, blow their horns and ring the bells to keep the fearsome Mountain Dragon away. But this year is different. One snowy morning Mimi discovers something extraordinary- a baby dragon sleeping in her woodshed! The little creature is lost and frightened but how did he get there and what happens when his mother comes looking […]
Wednesday 20 FEBRUARY 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Half Term Drama Workshop Fancy getting dramatic this half term? Join us for fun packed day full of drama games, improvisation challenges and the chance to take part in a stage combat duel or two! This drama workshop is suitable for ages 8 – 12.
Thursday 21 FEBRUARY & Tuesday 9 APRIL 2019 Woodville Auditorium All Star Wrestling Two top North American campaigners, former Superslam champion Harlem Bravado and the towering Brody Steele from Canada, begin a British tour with Gravesend tag team action against home favourites Oliver Grey and James Mason during All Star Wrestling’s first Woodville Hall bill of 2019 on Thursday 21 February. The 6ft 6ins tall, near 300 pounds Steele, who hails from Halifax, Nova Scotia, has battled his way around […]
Friday 22 FEBRUARY 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Romesh Ranganathan – Work In Progress SOLD OUT! Join Romesh Ranganathan as he tries out some new material ahead of his new tour. Plus Support Act. Parental Guidance: 14+ includes swearing and adult content.
22 – 27 FEBRUARY 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Mary Queen Of Scots Certificate 15 – Running Time: 2 hours 4 mins ‘Mary, Queen Of Scots’ and Elizabeth I of England were cousins, with each fearing and admiring the other. But their hope for two kingdoms united would ultimately collapse into war. When Mary gave birth to a child who would be heir to both Scotland and England, Elizabeth was forced to go to war to protect her crown. As both attempted […]
22 FEBRUARY – 20 MARCH 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Beautiful Boy Certificate 15 – Running Time: 2 hours ‘Beautiful Boy’ is the true story of father and son David and Nic Sheff, and their attempts to cope with Nic’s struggle with addiction over many years. When Nic becomes addicted to increasingly powerful drugs and finds himself in darker and darker places, David feels like he can barely recognise him any more. But through pain, relapse and recovery, he can’t bring himself […]
22 – 24 FEBRUARY 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Bumblebee Certificate PG – Running Time: 1 hour 54 mins In 1987, a teenage girl discovers an old, battered and rusty Volkswagen Beetle in a small town’s junkyard. And she soon learns that it’s secretly a Transformer called ‘Bumblebee’. Bumblebee’s on the run, battle-worn and damaged; Charlie’s about to turn 18 and trying to find her place in the world. Together, they’ll forge a new friendship and set out on an adventure that […]
Saturday 23 FEBRUARY 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Land Of Nod Where do we really go when we fall asleep? Moon On A Stick blend puppetry, captivating storytelling and an enchanting musical score in this star-light adventure. A story of tiredness, over-tiredness, wonder and waking up. Land of Nod explores the struggle of bed time and the bliss of finally falling into slumber. Join us as we fold into sleep and explore a dream world, created especially for you. A magical, […]
Sunday 24 FEBRUARY 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Do You Think That’s Wise In this affectionate tribute to one of Britain’s best-loved comedy stars, leading impressionist Julian Dutton (BBC1’s The Big Impression, BBC R4’s The Secret World, co-creator & co-star of BBC2’s Pompidou with Matt Lucas etc.) brings to life the man behind the wry smile and urbane English repartee that charmed millions and turned John Le Mesurier into a household name as Sergeant Wilson in Dad’s Army. As with many […]
Wednesday 27 FEBRUARY 2019 Paul Greengrass Live Cinema: I’m Not Running – Encore I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision.What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece […]
Thursday 28 FEBRUARY 2019 Woodville Auditorium Lunchtime Classical Concert: Santiago Quartet Running time: 1 hour Santiago Quartet is a classical ensemble that blends the sensuous mood of tango music with vibrant energy and originality. In this concert of works by contemporary composers from Latin America, the Quartet will take the listener on a journey through the rhythms, melodies and unique sounds of this exciting music. Santiago Quartet plays works by living or recent composers. Their repertoire comes from many sources, […]
Thursday 28 FEBRUARY 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Comedy Club “Regularly featuring the cream of British stand-up talent, Off The Kerb Comedy & Curry is a great night out for any connoisseur of comedy” – The Guardian Comedy Club is an unrivalled night of entertainment in Gravesend and features comedy sets from a group of leading comedians. *Line-up subject to change.
Friday 1 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium Wannabe – The Spice Girls Show WANNABE is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the World’s biggest girl band, the Spice Girls. Featuring the greatest Spice Girls hits, this musical celebration recreates the era of Girl Power! From the chart stomping ‘Spice Up Your Life’ through to the hip shaking ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’, WANNABE takes you on a Spice World journey through the Spice Girls group and solo […]
Saturday 2 MARCH 2019 St George’s Church The Kent Police Male Voice Choir 7pm for a 7:30pm start. Concert location: St George’s Church, Church Street, Gravesend, DA11 0DJ Enjoy an evening of choral entertainment with the renowned Kent Police Male Voice Choir, hosted by the mayor of Gravesham, Cllr David Hurley.
Saturday 2 MARCH 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Certificate PG – Running Time: 1 hour 57 mins ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’ welcomes you to a new universe, where more than one person can wear the mantle and mask of Spider-Man on their journey towards becoming a hero. Teenage student Miles Morales must juggle his school life with his status and responsibilities as a superhero, but he’s not the only Spider-Man in this world, and things are about to […]
Saturday 2 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium Chucklesinghs Presents… Running Time: 2 hours Chucklesinghs Present…Featuring Sol Bernstein, Esther Manito, Tez IIyas and Funmbi Omotayo. Earlybird rate available for this event limited to the first 50 tickets. Subject to availability & some exclusions may apply.
Sunday 3 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show Tommy Cooper was a true comic genius. His impeccable timing, misfiring magic, trademark fez and quick-fire gags made him an international star. “Just Like That!” is embarking on a brand new tour after sell-out successes across the UK. This all encapsulating show features John Hewer (Tony Hancock, Hancock’s Half Hour – The ‘Lost’ Episodes) giving “a perfect illusion of time travel” and delivering “nuances both obvious and […]
5 – 7 MARCH 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Vice Certificate 15 – Running Time: 2 hours 12 mins ‘Vice’ explores the epic story about how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today. Winner of One Golden Globe – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. Nominated to 10 Oscars inlcuding Best […]
5 – 7 MARCH 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Destroyer Certificate 15 – Running Time: 2 hours 1 min Destroyer is a riveting and gritty crime thriller starring Oscar-winner Nicole Kidman in a virtuoso performance as a hardened detective worn down to the nub by the rigors of her job and the aftermath of an undercover FBI sting gone horribly wrong. Haunted by guilt and loss, when an old nemesis, played by Toby Kebbell resurfaces, she becomes hell bent on finding him, […]
Friday 8 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium Think Floyd This extraordinary band, dubbed the Definitive Pink Floyd Experience, are renowned for their stunning celebration of the music of one of the world’s greatest bands. Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason describes the band as “Brilliant! – They are really good.” In a recent interview on LBC the drummer commended Think Floyd and rather generously called them “better than we are”. 2019 celebrates the 40th anniversary of The Wall, one of the best selling […]
9 – 24 MARCH 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Certificate PG – Running Time: 1 hour 44 mins As Hiccup fulfils his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.
Saturday 9 MARCH 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Shivers A trio of delightfully thrilling new ghost stories, set to the haunting sounds of the violin. The Book of Darkness & Light contains within it some of the most chilling tales ever told. Supernatural mysteries stir from its pages. You feel a prickle on your neck. Your blood stills. A monstrous thing creeps in the shadows. Is it all in your mind? A trick of the light? Or something far more sinister? […]
Tuesday 12 MARCH 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Can You Ever Forgive Me Certificate 15 – Running Time: 1 hour 46 mins Melissa McCarthy stars in the adaptation of the memoir ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats) Lee Israel who made her living in the 1970s and 80s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because […]
Thursday 14 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium A Thousand Faces A bold dance-theatre featuring Amina Khayyam using ang abhinaya , A THOUSAND FACES subverts imagery of Bollywood beauty and Hollywood glamour to explore the objectification of women in indiscriminate abuse and violence. “Beautifully choreographed, flawlessly executed and left the audience breathlesse” PULSE MAGAZINE “A powerful hard-hitting emotional production that had integrity, honesty and reality at its core” BBC “A triumph… we were all spellbound” “Extraordinary theatre piece” AUDIENCE Ang Abhinaya is […]
15 – 16 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium Dear Zoo Running Time: 55 mins. No interval. Children over the age on 18 months must have their own ticket. After a successful debut tour, Dear Zoo the timeless children’s classic book returns to the stage in 2019! Rod Campbell’s best-selling lift the flap book has delighted generations of young readers since it was first published in 1982. And has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide. This production will delight all those […]
Sunday 17 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium Oh! What A Feeling A high octane show celebrating the music of; LIONEL RICHIE & THE COMMODORES ‘OH! WHAT A FEELING!’ – Winner of ‘BEST NEWCOMER’ in 2018 at the ‘NATIONAL TRIBUTE MUSIC AWARDS’ and voted ‘OFFICIAL UK NO.1’ by ‘The Agents Association of Great Britain’ is back in 2019 with a stellar line-up of world class musicians including Talon’s own Jonny Miller and the awesome talent of Malcolm Pitt in this high octane […]
19 – 20 MARCH 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Green Book Certificate 12A – Running Time: 2 hours 10 mins Set in America in 1962, Green Book tells the heart-warming true story of Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a working-class Italian-American bouncer who takes on a job as a chauffeur for Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a highly-educated African-American classical pianist. The mismatched pair embark on a two-month tour of concert venues in the racially charged deep south and discover they’re on the […]
Thursday 21 MARCH 2019 at 1pm Woodville Auditorium Lunchtime Classical: Richard Hull and Jerome Sadler Richard Hull After gaining a Degree in Music from Dartington College of Arts in 1991, Richard embarked on a trumpet teaching career, starting at his old school, Bedford Modern School. He began to work full time for Bedfordshire Music Service in 1995. He has taught for various music services, and been involved in many different aspects of brass tuition and education over the last 27 […]
Friday 22 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium Jimmy Carr – Work In Progress Jimmy drops in to The Woodville to try out some brand-new jokes for his upcoming tour. Parental Guidance: 16+ Maximum of 10 tickets per order.
Tuesday 26 MARCH 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Nest A stunning multi-sensory experience for pre-walking babies and their parents and carers. Unfolding in a custom-build performance tent, NEST takes audiences on a journey through the seasons, using playful poetry, song, captivating movement and tactile and sensory play. Gentle, surprising and magical. Audiences say: ‘Exceptional…every single element was spot on‘ ‘There was a sense of wonder and excitement. My child was enchanted‘ ‘The best half hour of my child’s life!‘
Thursday 28 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium David Starkey: Henry VIII Henry VIII, like a colossus, bestrides the history of our country. He invented the idea of British uniqueness; in fact, the Reformation could be defined as the first Brexit, when his ministers devised the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty. In this talk David Starkey draws on his unique knowledge of Henry’s reign to examine his tumultuous personal life, which pitted religion against politics as brutally as in our own age of […]
Thursday 28 MARCH 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema The Mule Certificate 15 – Running Time: 1 hour 56 mins Clint Eastwood stars as Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does well – so well, in fact, that his cargo increases […]
29 – 30 MARCH 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema If Beale Street Could Talk Certificate 15 – Running Time: 1 hour 59 mins Academy Award-winner Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) brings his highly anticipated next feature to the screen, an adaptation of James Baldwin’s stunning novel, If Beale Street Could Talk. In early 1970s Harlem, Tish, a nineteen-year old girl, is in love with a young sculptor, Fonny, the father of her unborn child. When Fonny is falsely accused of rape and imprisoned, Tish […]
29 – 31 MARCH 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema All Is True Certificate 12A – Running Time: 1 hour 41 mins The year is 1613, Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground, and a devastated Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only son Hamnet, he struggles to mend the broken relationships with […]
30 – 31 MARCH 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema The Lego Movie 2 Certificate U – Running Time: 1 hour 47 mins ‘The LEGO Movie 2’ reunites the heroes of Bricksburg in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city. It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild. The battle to defeat them and restore harmony to the […]
30 – 31 MARCH 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema The Kid Who Would Be King Certificate PG – Running Time: 2 hours Old school magic meets the modern world in the epic adventure ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’. Alex thinks he’s just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur. Now, he must unite his friends and enemies into a band of knights and, together with the legendary wizard Merlin, take on the wicked enchantress Morgana. […]
Friday 5 APRIL 2019 Woodville Auditorium Mayor’s Charity Ball Arrive 7pm for 7:30pm meal. Live entertainment with Jonah’s Wail and Magician from the Magic Circle. Charity Raffle on the night. Includes 4 course meal. Tables seat 8. Carriages at 11:30pm.
Saturday 6 APRIL 2019 Woodville Auditorium Mrs Kapoor’s Daughter’s Wedding After 10 sell out shows in record time, we bring you this hilarious Bollywood comedy and dance production. A fun sizzling Bollywood comedy and dance production. Mrs Kapoor cordially invites you to her daughter’s wedding. Being the mother of five daughters, she is overly keen and excited for this big fat Indian wedding. Join us as we take you on a journey of the build up to a typical Indian wedding. […]
Sunday 7 April 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Star Seekers Do you want to fly to outer space? Visit a space station? Become a Star Seeker? Star Seekers Alph, Betty and Gammo need your help to save their space station, collect all the orbs and delve into the great unanswered question of the universe: what do astronauts really have for tea? Inspired by our childhood wonder of the universe, award-winning The Wardrobe Ensemble have created a unique theatrical experience for children. […]
Sunday 7 APRIL 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Hotel Rwanda Certificate 12A – Running Time: 2 hours 1 min Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.
15 – 16 APRIL 2019 Woodville Auditorium The Jungle Book From the producers of the smash hit UK tour of Alice in Wonderland, Wicked Productions in association with Jordan Productions present a brand-new hilarious family production of The Jungle Book. The Jungle Book tells the story of Mowgli, a young boy who is raised in the jungle by a family of wolves. When Shere Khan the tiger swears to kill the child, Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther, agree to […]
Wednesday 17 APRIL 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema RSC: As You Like It Running Time: 2 hrs 5 mins Come ino the forest; dare to change your state of mind. Rosalind is banished, wrestling with her heart and her head. With her cousin by her side, she journeys to a world of exile where barriers are broken down and all can discover their deeper seleves. Director Kimberley Sykes (Dido, Queen of Carthage) directs a riotous, exhilarating version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy.
19 – 21 APRIL 2019 Woodville Auditorium Bing Live Running Time: 1 hour 15 minutes Calling all Bingsters! Bing and his friends are coming to Gravesend in the first ever Bing stage show! Join Bing, Sula, Coco and Pando as they find out how to tell stories by pretending, dressing-up and singing songs. Flop and Amma are there to help, but in this magical world of make-believe things don’t always go according to plan… Don’t miss the chance to see […]
Tuesday 23 APRIL 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Shylock Running Time: 1 hour 30 mins with interval. ‘The tragic, funny and often unbelievable life of fiction’s most famous Jew’. Is Shylock the Jewish moneylender from The Merchant of Venice a villain or victim? Gareth Armstrong’s award winning solo play confronts these Jewish stereotypes through the eyes of his only friend – and the only other Jewish man in the whole of Shakespeare – Tubal. Promoted to centre stage from his minor […]
Thursday 25 APRIL 2019 at 1pm Woodville Auditorium Lunchtime Classical: Patricia & Matthew Redman This concert will feature songs of peace dating from 1919 and into the halcyon days of the 1920s including “Art” songs by composers of the time to the more popular songs that had widespread sheet music sales and were heard in homes, tea-rooms and theatres. In between, Patricia and Matt will take the audience on a journey from those popular songs into the glamorous, sophisticated despair […]
Friday 26 APRIL 2019 Woodville Auditorium Stewart Francis – Into the Punset Live Nation proudly presents:STEWART FRANCIS: INTO THE PUNSETThe star of ‘Mock the Week‘ and ‘Live at the Apollo‘ embarks on a brand-new show, in this, his last tour EVER!!! See him before he heads off… INTO THE PUNSET.“One of the funniest comedians in the world.” – Craig Ferguson, CBS’ Late Late Show.
Sunday 28 APRIL 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema NT Live Encore – All About Eve Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London. All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Her biggest fan. Young, beautiful Eve. The […]
Sunday 5 MAY 2019 Woodville Auditorium Nat King Cole Songbook Live Andy Abraham is known across the country as the runner up of ITV’s 2005 series of The X Factor. He captured the hearts of the country then and will do so once again, as he has masterminded a special new tour called The Nat King Cole Songbook. Throughout the year, the Platinum and Gold recording artist will be bringing the stunning songs of American jazz icon, Nat King Cole, […]
Friday 7 JUNE 2019 Woodville Auditorium Forbidden Nights WELCOME TO A BRAND NEW FANTASY FORBIDDEN NIGHTS is a full production male variety show combining superlative circus and acrobatic skills with finely honed physiques. This unrivalled night of glamour, talent and torsos showcases sizzling new acts, stunt-orientated routines and explosive provocative choreography. Abandon your inhibitions at the door as the hugely entertaining cast of acrobats, fire acts, aerial artists and world-renowned circus performers flip and spin across the stage in a […]
Sunday 9 JUNE 2019 Woodville Auditorium James Acaster – COLD LASAGNE HATE MYSELF 1999 Little Wander in association with PBJ Management present: One time I bought a lasagne from the supermarket, heated it up in the oven and ate a bit of it and it wasn’t very nice so I put it in the fridge because it felt wrong to dump a whole lasagne in the bin and then later on I ate a spoonful of the cold lasagne because […]
Thursday 20 JUNE 2019 Woodville Auditorium Jethro – The Count of Cornwall A memorable evening of hysterical nonsense, as we take a peek into the circus lurking deep within the mind of, probably the greatest, comic storyteller ever to grace the stage. Jethro beguiles and befuddles his audience with the endless stream of irreverent twaddle that has created a comedy genius. Over 4 million DVD sales pay testament to the legion of fans that have followed Jethro faithfully throughout his […]
Wednesday 17 JULY 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema NT Live Encore – Small Island Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury. The play follows three intricately connected stories. […]
Thursday 25 JULY 2019 at 1pm Woodville Auditorium Lunchtime Classical: Nicholas McCarthy Nicholas McCarthy was born in 1989 without his right hand and only began to play the piano at the late age of 14 after being inspired by a friend play Beethoven’s Waldstein Sonata. Having once been told that he would never succeed as a concert pianist, Nicholas would not be discouraged and went on to study at the prestigious Royal College of Music in London. His graduation in […]
Saturday 23 NOVEMBER 2019 Woodville Auditorium Ruby Wax – How To Be Human Age Guidance: 14+ Based on her bestselling book, Ruby’s new show How To Be Human answers every question you’ve ever had about evolution, thoughts, emotions, the body, addictions, relationships, sex, kids, the future and compassion. We can’t stop the future from arriving, no matter what drugs we’re on. But even if nearly every part of us becomes robotic, mechanical fingers crossed we’ll still have our minds. Hopefully we’ll […]