Thank you for choosing the Blakehay Theatre – we hope you will enjoy your visit!

Situated next to Grove Park, the Blakehay Theatre is an excellent place to visit during the day or evening to be entertained.

The Blakehay is a community theatre in the centre of Weston-super-Mare. At all levels, the theatre aims to offer a high-quality, friendly and diverse arts experience to all its attendees and staff.

The theatre operates as a live events venue, programming local and regional theatre, music and dance.

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Forged Line Dance Company are proud to present ‘Lina’

Saturday 19th May | 7.30pm | £7.50

Astronomy, music and dance collide in a powerful and intimate duet, telling the extraordinary story of brother and sister stargazers William and Caroline Herschel.

Lina is a powerful and playful contemporary dance duet, inspired by the lives of brother and sister astronomers William and Caroline Herschel. Both talented musicians and celebrated scientists, they studied the universe, and mapped the stars from their back garden in 18thCentury Bath. Lina delves into their complex relationship, where family love is tested by individual ambition. Dancers swoop and soar like comets, taking us on an extraordinary journey of stars, music and family.
Featuring an original soundtrack by Emma Holbrook incorporating music by William Herschel, Lina draws on science and local history to create a moving, human story of creativity and passion.

FREE WORKSHOP – Sunday 13th May 2018 – 11.30am – 2pm – LIMITED SPACES
Buy a ticket for this performance and get a free space on the workshop by Forged Line Dance Company. Spaces are limited and are booked on a first come, first serve basis through our box office. So do not miss out and book your tickets today!
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Fiddler On The Roof | Wednesday 16th May & Thursday 17th May | 7pm & Thursday Matinee 1.30pm | £10

Bought to you by the talented Performing arts students at Weston College this heartrending story is set in the tiny Russian village of Anatevka. Amongst a colourful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye, a poor milkman is trying to protect his five daughters and instil them with traditional values in the face of a changing world.
With a strong and powerful story line and mesmerizing score you be truly touched.

Based on Sholem Aleichem stories by special permission of Arnold Perl. Book by JOSEPH STEIN, Music by JERRY BOCK with lyrics by SHELDON HARNIC. Produced on the New York Stage by Harold Prince. Original New York stage production Directed and Choreographed by JEROME ROBBINS.
This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Mr Robbins original Direction is reproduced in this production by LISA-MARIE FROST with original choreography reproduced by JADE HICKS & JOE MILLER
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Chelis Theatre company returns to the Blakehay Theatre with the popular pantomime ‘Dick Whittington’.

Saturday 28th April | 3pm & 7pm | £11 & £9

The traditional story of a boy who arrives in London to seek his fortune. Helped by the beautiful Alice and his trusty cat he sails the seas, defies the evil ‘Ming’ to win the day and his girls heart.
An exciting interpretation packed with both well known and original songs, with plenty of audience participation, this talented company once again offers a show for all the family to enjoy!
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Presented with echoes of ‘Pulp Fiction’, “Twist” is edgy, slick, stylish and cool. Tarantino meets British farce in the rip-roaring comedy thriller that will have you guessing until the shocking end!

Twist is coming to The Blakehay Theatre on Saturday 5th May | 2.30pm & 7.30pm | £13 & £11

Book Now: blakehaytheatre.co.uk

David Woods is a mild-mannered accountant who sees a sensational way of making a fortune by writing a kiss-and-tell biography about his bitchy wife Sarah, the nation’s favourite actress from the hit soap Doctors and Nurses. He then realises that his book will do even better if she is murdered first! Unfortunately a few obstacles get in his way…This will be the first time “Twist” has been toured professionally in the UK.

Baroque Theatre Company is delighted to be collaborating once again with Miles Tredinnick, having toured nationally with his hilarious “Up Pompeii” in 2014. He wrote stage and TV material for Frankie Howard and was also a writer for “Birds of a Feather”. His stage plays have been performed worldwide.
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So lovely to see new faces at our Contemporary Dance Classes this course. Why not join them in our next course starting Wednesday 6th June 2018. Or if you can not wait that long then book tickets for our Dance Performance Lina - Contemporary Dance Performance & get free tickets to our workshop by Forged Line Dance Company only @BlakehayTheatre ... See MoreSee Less

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