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What’s On

What's coming up at The Woodville

Drama, comedy, music,

cinema, ballet, kids' shows,

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What's on at The Woodville

Lunchtime Concert with Madeleine Mitchell & London Chamber Ensemble

Thursday 23 MAY 2019 at 1pm Woodville Auditorium Lunchtime Concert with Madeleine Mitchell & London Chamber Ensemble Lunchtime Classical: Madeleine Mitchell, violinist and the London Chamber Ensemble, with well known pianist David Owen Norris, violist Roger Chase and cellist Joseph Spooner, present a masterpiece by Brahms and two delightful short pieces from their latest Naxos album of Grace Williams Chamber Music, featured on Classic FM, BBC Radio 3, Gramophone and Guardian CD of the Week: ‘A fascinating listen…the players of the London […]

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Comedy Club

23 MAY – 25 JULY 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.

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Little

Friday 24 MAY 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Little Certificate 12A – Running Time: 1 hour 49 mins A woman is transformed into her younger self at a point in her life when the pressures of adulthood become too much to bear.

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Best of Queen

Sunday 2 JUNE 2019 Woodville Auditorium Best of Queen Performed by The Bohemians The Bohemians have been paying homage to the world’s most theatrical and dramatic Rock band, Queen since 1996, and in that time have had a huge impact on audiences across the world. Front man and pianist, Rob Comber’s  outrageous stage antics and personality makes him perfect to play an uncannily realistic ‘Freddie’ with just the right look and stage persona. Rob is joined on stage by an enormously […]

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Shazam!

04 – 06 JUNE 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Shazam! Certificate 12A – Running Time: 2 hours 12 mins We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s (Asher Angel) case, by shouting out one word – Shazam! – this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Shazam, courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a kid at heart – inside a ripped, godlike body – Shazam […]

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Mothers Ruin

Tuesday 4 JUNE 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Mothers Ruin Running Time: 1 hour 30 mins – Including Interval  NCM in association with The Ginstress present Mother’s Ruin: A Cabaret About Gin Created by Maeve Marsden, Libby Wood, Anthea Williams, Jeremy Brennan and Elly Baxter (The Ginstress) Directed by Anthea Williams Starring Maeve Marsden and Libby Wood Musical direction Jeremy Brennan Equal parts historical and hysterical, lose yourself in the company of sailors, barmaids and bootleggers in this darkly comic cabaret. […]

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Red Joan

05 – 06 JUNE 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Red Joan Certificate 12A – Running Time: 1 hour 41 mins The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB’s longest-serving British spy.

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Forbidden Nights

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 […]

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Take That Live

Saturday 8 JUNE 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Take That Live Running Time: 2 hrs 30 mins Celebrating 30 incredible years, Take That are bringing their spectacular 2019 Greatest Hits tour to The Paul Greengrass cinema for one night only! Broadcast LIVE on Saturday 8 June from their last UK concert of the tour, this highly anticipated anniversary show promises to be the best yet. With front row seats, you’ll be a part of the action as Gary, Mark and Howard […]

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Dumbo

09 – 16 JUNE 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Dumbo Certificate PG – Running Time: 1 hour 52 mins Disney’s new live-action feature film ‘Dumbo’ introduces Holt Farrier, a former circus star who finds his life turned upside down when he returns from the war. Circus owner Max Medici enlists Holt to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when Holt’s children discover that Dumbo can fly, persuasive entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere […]

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James Acaster – COLD LASAGNE HATE MYSELF 1999

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 […]

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Tolkien

11 – 13 JUNE 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Tolkien Certificate 12A – Running Time: 1 hour 52 mins Exploring the formative years of the legendary author, ‘Tolkien’ takes us back to his youth as he forms a brotherhood of fellow writers and artists at school. Their bond strengthens as they grow up, and Tolkien begins a tumultuous relationship with his beloved Edith Bratt. But when the First World War breaks out, it threatens to tear apart their fellowship and everything they’ve […]

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Bharat

Tuesday 11 JUNE 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Bharat Certificate TBA – Running Time: 2 hours 7 mins An official adaptation of 2014 Korean film, ‘Ode to My Father’.

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My Kind of Michael

Thursday 13 JUNE 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre My Kind of Michael Ever since he was a kid, Nick has loved Michael Barrymore. In this heartfelt tribute, Nick invites you to experience the turbulent love affair between entertainer and audience. Nick uses his critically-acclaimed storytelling style, made popular from international hit show Bubble Schmeisis (“generous and poignant” ★★★★ The Stage), and Barrymore’s iconic shticks, to weave his own story alongside Barrymore’s dramatic rise and fall. With live music and gags aplenty, […]

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All Star Wrestling

Friday 14 JUNE 2019 Woodville Auditorium All Star Wrestling An action packed evening of wrestling!

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Avengers: Endgame

16 – 19 JUNE 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Avengers: Endgame Certificate 12A – Running Time: 3 hours 1 min Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle. Meanwhile, the remaining Avengers — Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner — must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos — the evil demigod who decimated the planet […]

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The Sisters Brothers

18 – 19 JUNE 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema The Sisters Brothers Certificate 15 – Running Time: 2 hours 2 mins It’s 1851, and Charlie and Eli Sisters are both brothers and assassins, boys grown to men in a savage and hostile world. The Sisters brothers find themselves on a journey through the Northwest, bringing them to the mountains of Oregon, a dangerous brothel in the small town of Mayfield, and eventually, the gold rush land of California — an adventure that […]

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RSC Live – Taming of the Shrew

Tuesday 18 JUNE 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema RSC Live – Taming of the Shrew In a reimagined 1590, England is a matriarchy. Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder. Cue an explosive battle of the sexes in this electrically charged love story. Justin Audibert (Snow in Midsummer, The Jew of Malta) turns Shakespeare’s fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy […]

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NT Live Encore – All My Sons

Wednesday 19 JUNE 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema NT Live Encore – All My Sons Broadcast live from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons. America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business. But nothing lasts […]

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Lunchtime Classical: Charlotte Rowan

Thursday 20 JUNE 2019 at 1pm Woodville Auditorium Lunchtime Classical: Charlotte Rowan Charlotte Rowan has gained recognition as an exhilarating performer who combines dazzling technical proficiency with a masterful command of her instrument. Born in Scotland in 1991, Charlotte was invited age 16, to study at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, USA where she graduated with high honours. In her first year she was selected as Concertmistress of the Undergraduate Orchestra and subsequently performed under the conductor and pianist Leon […]

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Jethro – The Count of Cornwall

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 […]

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Amelia Appleby School of Performing Arts Presents Where is Love

22 – 23 JUNE 2019 Woodville Auditorium Amelia Appleby School of Performing Arts Presents Where is Love The Amelia Appleby School of Performing Arts proudly presents our production of “Where is Love” based on Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens. A fantastic, brand new show with a cast of two hundred local children, and adults! Come along for a show of stunning, lyrical Ballet, toe tapping Tap Dance, funky Street Jazz and innovative Contemporary Dance, interlaced with Drama, Singing and Musical […]

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Electrolyte

Tuesday 25 JUNE 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Electrolyte Running Time: 1 hour Electrolyte is a multi award-winning piece of gig theatre that powerfully explores mental health for a contemporary audience. Written in spoken word poetry and underscored by original music ranging from ‘blasts of sound to lyrical sweetness. Electrolyte is the winner of the Mental Health Fringe Award, The Stepladder Award, The LET Award, The Voice Mag Pick of The Fringe Award and the Pleasance Best Newcomer Award 2018. This […]

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The Hustle

Wednesday 26 JUNE 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema The Hustle Certificate 12A – Running Time: 1 hour 34mins Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson star as female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, who team up to take down the dirty rotten men who have wronged them.

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Dancetazia Centre PAC

Sunday 30 JUNE 2019 Woodville Auditorium Centre PAC- Dancetazia An explosive performance of dance, song and musical theatre featuring over 50 stars of the future.  

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Centre Stage Theatre Academy presents – The Ice Queen Returns

6 – 7 JULY 2019 Woodville Auditorium Centre Stage Theatre Academy presents – The Ice Queen Returns Running Time: 2 hours 30 mins Saturday  Gravesend Academy Shears Green Juniors Bexleyheath Academy Hilltop Primary Medway Academy Eastcote Primary Bromley Academy Bickley Primary Sunday Manor Community Primary St Johns Primary Old Bexley Primary Chatsworth Infants Churchill Primary St Philomenas Primary

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NT Live Encore – Small Island

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. […]

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D’Arcy Stage School Presents Matilda

Sunday 21 July 2019 Woodville Auditorium D’Arcy Stage School Presents Matilda A cast of talented young stars aged 2 years old to 15 years old are taking to the stage to wow you with a full show of Matilda hand written to suit the children by Georgia D’Arcy the Director of D’Arcy Stage School which has been running for 6 years! The show will be a mix of scenes from the popular classic Matilda film and pieces from the hit […]

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Lunchtime Classical: Nicholas McCarthy

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 […]

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Gravesend Gamer Con

Saturday 27 JULY 2019 Woodville Auditorium Gravesend Gamer Con Gravesend is the Gaming Capital of Kent and to prove this a group of local businesses, that are related to gaming, have come together to launch the very first gaming convention in North Kent called Gravesend Gamer Con. For more information and tickets visit: https://gravesendgamercon.com/

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Nell Gwynn

Sunday 28 JULY 2019 Nurstead Court, Nurstead Court Lane, Meopham DA13 9AD Nell Gwynn The smash hit musical comedy from the Globe, Nell Gwynn. ‘They’ve disgraced our trade. Ruined our art. They put a woman on the stage!’ London 1660, King Charles ll has exploded onto the scene with the love of all things loud, extravagant and sexy. And at Drury Lane a young Nell Gwynn is causing stirrings amongst the theatre goers. Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an […]

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Woodville Summer School

12 – 16 AUGUST 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Woodville Summer School Join us for five days of creative fun, exploring a variety of skills for all budding performers. Learn about Voice, Physical Theatre, Character Development, Improvisation and a whole lot more! For ages 7 – 12 years. 9am – 3pm each day with a showcase performance on Friday. £60 per child/ £40 for siblings

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The Winter’s Tale

Tuesday 13 AUGUST 2019 Nurstead Court, Nurstead Court Lane, Meopham DA13 9AD The Winter’s Tale ‘It is required, you do awake your faith.’ The Winter’s Tale, a wonderful fairy story set in Sicily and Bohemia. Leontes has everything a man could want, wealth, power, a family that loves him and friends. But he is not at peace. Inside he harbours a bitter jealousy that drives him to destroy all he holds dear. Many years later, in a distant country, a […]

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Dinosaur Workshop

Tuesday 20 AUGUST 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Dinosaur Workshop Bendy Dinosaur sculptures – create fabulous dinosaurs with bendy wire and loads of exciting materials 2 hours, 2pm – 4pm 4 – 12 years – under 8s to be accompanied by an adult

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Slime Workshop

20 – 21 AUGUST 2019 Woodville Kent Room Slime Workshop Make and Experiment with slime. Try lots of different colours and textures and then decorate pots to take them home 2 hours, 11am  – 1pm. 4 – 12 years – under 8s to be accompanied by an adult

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Bird Puppet Workshop

Wednesday 21 AUGUST 2019 Woodville Kent Room Bird Puppet Workshop Make simple bird puppets inspired by birds from around the world! Using a fantastic range of materials to make something amazing to take home 2 hours, 2pm – 4pm 4 – 12 years – under 8s to be accompanied by an adult

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Tiger Who Came to Tea

23 – 24 AUGUST 2019 Woodville Auditorium Tiger Who Came to Tea Running Time: 55 mins. No interval. A musical play adapted and directed by DAVID WOOD, based on the book by JUDITH KERR Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating over 10 years on stage! The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? […]

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Lunchtime Classical: Harry and Alisa

Thursday 29 AUGUST 2019 at 1pm Woodville Auditorium Lunchtime Classical: Harry and Alisa Formed in 2016, Harry & Alisa met at the Royal College of Music in London. They are enjoying ongoing performances as a Duo and have given a series of concerts in the UK, Greece, Malta, France and Italy. Harry & Alisa are very happy to announce their forthcoming Brahms CD with the record label KNS Classical which will be released in Summer 2019.

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Andre Rieu Maastricht Concert

31 AUGUST – 01 SEPTEMBER 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Andre Rieu Maastricht Concert 2019 has begun emphatically for The King of The Waltz, André Rieu. His first ever New Year’s concert grossed an incredible £1.917 million in the UK alone – the biggest opening weekend recorded for a music concert in cinemas – proving once again that he is one of the greatest entertainers on the planet. Now, André will take things much closer to home as he announces his annual summer cinema event […]

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Margaret Atwood – Live in Cinemas

Tuesday 10 SEPTEMBER 2019 Paul Greengrass Cinema Margaret Atwood – Live in Cinemas On Tuesday, September 10th, the wait is over….The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, is revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast, as Fane Productions present an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor. The publication of Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale in 1985 and the current, Emmy Award-winning television series have created a […]

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A State of Mind

Thursday 10 OCTOBER 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre A State of Mind 16+ (Guideline) Contains strong language  A State of Mind is a one-woman verbatim piece about mental health. Have you ever thought you might be a bit wonky?  Billie has!   In A State of Mind we meet and hear about her struggles in life and how she overcomes them. Using the headphone verbatim (or recorded delivery) performance method provides an intimate and detailed insight into mental health, the use of medicinal and recreational drugs and how relationships form the ways in which we live. If […]

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Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone’s Watching

Thursday 7 November 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone’s Watching Age Restriction: 14+ Suzi Ruffell has made a name for herself by turning tragedy and anxiety into big laughs. This year she is actually happy. This show answers the question: are all stand-ups at their best when they are miserable? Fingers crossed no! Of course, the world is still completely f**ked – so don’t worry, it won’t be too joyous. A mix of storytelling, observations, a dash of social politics and […]

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Ruby Wax – How To Be Human

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 […]

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Beauty and the Beast

06 DECEMBER 2019 – 01 JANUARY 2020 Woodville Auditorium Beauty and the Beast Wicked Productions presents Beauty and the Beast. From the producers of last year’s spectacular laugh-out-loud production, Peter Pan, comes a Beast of a pantomime for 2019! A handsome prince is cursed to spend his life transformed into a hideous beast. Join us to discover if Belle and her friends –  the ”glamorous’ ‘ Dame Darcy Derriere and her wilfully witless son, Phillippe Philoppe – can outwit the […]

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Fastlove – A Tribute to George Michael

Saturday 16 MAY 2020 Woodville Auditorium Fastlove – A Tribute to George Michael Direct from London’s West End, this is the world’s favourite George Michael tribute show. Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating the global superstar that is George Michael. Make new memories whilst reliving old classics. The show features all his hits including Father Figure, Freedom, Faith and many more. This is one show-stopping extravaganza you do not want to miss! You’ll be getting up (to get down) […]

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