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'Boston and Back Again........An Artists Journey'

'Boston and Back Again........An Artists Journey'

Artwork by Rohan Goonewardena
Saturday 29th September - Saturday 3rd November - 10:00am (31 Shows)

A selection of paintings of all the places Rohan has been to on his travels out of Boston.


The Titfield Thunderbolt

Cutwater Productions presents
Wednesday 17th October - Saturday 20th October - 7.30pm (4 Shows)

The classic Ealing comedy brought to glorious stage life, by Cutwater Productions. Are bureaucrats closing your railway? - run your own; is there no railway on stage? - get Cutwater to stir the imagination and you'll believe there is: both ways, you'll win.


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The Titfield Thunderbolt
Richard Digance

Richard Digance

The Not Bad for his Age 2018 Tour
Sunday 21st October - 7.30pm

BAFTA Nominated entertainer Richard Digance returns to Blackfriars Theatre this October with his 'Not Bad for this Age Tour'. Always a great night out so book in advance.


Whole Lotta Shakin - The Shakin' Stevens Story

Friday 26th October - 7.30pm

The Award Winning "Whole lotta Shakin' - The Shakin' Stevens Story" has been voted the no.1 Winner by The National Tribute Awards for Best UK Tribute show 2017 and recently performed on BBC1's prime time Saturday night show "Even Better than the Real Thing" hosted by Paddy Mc Guinness.


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Whole Lotta Shakin - The Shakin' Stevens Story
Rebellious Sisterhood - Votes for Women

Rebellious Sisterhood - Votes for Women

Broad Horizons Theatre Company presents
Saturday 27th October - 7.30pm

Brought to you by the popular Broad Horizons Theatre Company, this exciting play takes a rare glimpse behind the scenes at the private lives and the personal cost paid by the leaders of the Suffragettes.


Dracula and Frankenstein

Tales in the Darkness
Wednesday 31st October - 7.30pm

A brand new adaptation of classic tales interwoven with new original pieces, which will leave you thinking about it for years to come The perfect show for Halloween. Over 18s Only


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Dracula and Frankenstein
Agatha Christie 'Love from a Stranger'

Agatha Christie 'Love from a Stranger'

Boston Playgoers Society presents
Wednesday 7th November - Saturday 10th November - 7.30pm (4 Shows)

This year Award Winning Boston Playgoers are celebrating their 90th year. Join them as they present this chilling psychological thriller - Agatha Christie' 'Love from a Stranger'.


The Sound of Music

BOS Musical Theatre Group present
Saturday 17th November - Saturday 24th November - 2.30pm, 7.30pm (9 Shows)

BOS Musical Theatre Group present the popular Rodgers and Hammerstein show - The Sound of Music


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The Sound of Music
Blackfriars Performing Arts Festival

Blackfriars Performing Arts Festival

Sunday 25th November - 2.00pm, 6.00pm (2 Shows)

This popular annual event is back showcasing our local talented children and students from numerous performing arts clubs in the area.


Elf the Musical JR

Blackfriars Theatre Academy present
Thursday 29th November - Saturday 1st December - 7.00pm, 2.00pm, 11.00am, 4.30pm, 7.30pm (6 Shows)

Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity.


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Elf the Musical JR
Coppelia

Coppelia

Vienna Festival Ballet presents
Sunday 2nd December - 2.00pm, 5.00pm (2 Shows)

Returning by popular demand, Vienna Festival Ballet’s production of Coppélia promises to delight audiences of all ages.


ALADDIN

Tony Peers presents
Friday 7th December - Wednesday 2nd January - 6.30pm, 11.00am, 2.30pm (37 Shows)

Following last years record breaking production we are delighted to announce that this years pantomime will be Aladdin. Making a welcome return after his great success last year is one of Britains leading Dames Mark Two as Widow Twanky and the hugely popular Rollo as Wishee Washee in a fabulous, colourful production of Aladdin.


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ALADDIN
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

The Pantaloons presents
Thursday 13th December - 7.30pm

Back by popular demand The Pantaloons present their fabulous take on the classic A Christmas Carol


The Comedy Tea House

Friday 14th December - 8.00pm

The final show of the year - Looking for something for your staff Christmas Party? Come and join us for a night of pure laughter. Suitable for over 18's only.


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The Comedy Tea House
The FanFare Big Band

The FanFare Big Band

with vocalist Joanne Shields
Saturday 19th January - 7.30pm

Join The FanFare Big Band for another night of fabulous music and entertainment.


Victorian Old Time Music Hall

Sunday 27th January - 6.00pm

Join us again this year, sing a-long, dress up in Victorian style and be transported back to the early 1900's. This is a fund raising event supporting Blackfriars Theatre and the Butterfly Hospice.


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Victorian Old Time Music Hall
An Evening of Mediumship with Tony Stockwell

An Evening of Mediumship with Tony Stockwell

Wednesday 30th January - 7.30pm

Tony Stockwell, Psychic Medium. Remarkably compelling, amazingly detailed and always humorous.


History of Rock - Musical Extravaganza

Saturday 16th February - 7.30pm

THE HISTORY OF ROCK is a celebration of ROCK music through the decades. A jaw dropping night transporting you through the golden ages of ROCK! Featuring the music of artists such as Led Zeppelin, Cream, Guns n Roses, AC/DC, Queen and many more.


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History of Rock - Musical Extravaganza
Blackfriars undoubtedly plays a very important role as Boston's centre for entertainment and the arts. It is home to two very successful local amateur dramatic and operatic groups, as well as hosting a varied program of professional stage productions.