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circus, dance, comedy,

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The Woodville Auditorium

Lunchtime Classical: Richard Hull and Jerome Sadler

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 […]

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Jimmy Carr – Work In Progress

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.

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Stans Disco

Saturday 23 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium Stans Disco Dance the night away at our 70s, 80s and 90s disco night. Playing the best songs from 3 decades!

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Nest

Tuesday 26 MARCH 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Nest SOLD OUT! Please Note: All adults and children must purchase a ticket. 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 […]

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Aletheia Anglican Schools Trust Choirs

Wednesday 27 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium Aletheia Anglican Schools Trust Choirs Running Time: 1 hour 30 mins Aletheia Anglican Schools Trust choirs welcome you to share an evening of Disney film songs. We’ll take you back to the old songs you remember from your childhood and share the new ones your children love. Each school will sing individually as well as come together to join in some Disney Classics and share the tale of Mary Poppins. The schools taking part […]

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David Starkey: Henry VIII

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 […]

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Mrs Kapoor’s Daughter’s Wedding

Saturday 6 APRIL 2019 Woodville Auditorium Mrs Kapoor’s Daughter’s Wedding Running Time: 3 hours 20 minutes 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 […]

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Star Seekers

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. […]

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All Star Wrestling

9 APRIL – 1 JUNE 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 the world […]

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Centre Stage Has Talent 2019

12 – 13 APRIL 2019 Woodville Auditorium Centre Stage Has Talent 2019 Centre Stage Has Talent returns on 12th and 13th April 2019. Three fantastic shows giving our students the time to shine. Students will perform in front of a sell out crowd and of course our industry professional ‘celebrity’ judges to be crowned the winner of CSHT 2019! Expect the highest level of entertainment from, dance, singing, magic and more Centre Stage Has Talent will be bigger and better […]

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The Jungle Book

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 […]

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Bing Live

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 […]

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Lunchtime Classical: Patricia & Matthew Redman

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 […]

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Stewart Francis – Into the Punset

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.

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Nat King Cole Songbook Live

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, […]

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

8 – 9 MAY 2019 Woodville Auditorium The Very Hungry Caterpillar The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by author/illustrator Eric Carle has delighted generations of readers since it was first published in 1969 selling more than 43 million copies worldwide. Eric’s well-known books captivated readers with his iconic colourful hand-painted tissue paper collage illustrations and distinctively simple stories, introducing generations of children to a bigger, brighter world – and to their first experience of reading itself. The timeless classic has made its […]

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Giselle

Friday 17 MAY 2019 Woodville Auditorium Giselle Vienna Festival Ballet proudly presents The ultimate romantic ballet, Giselle is a tale of innocence, love, betrayal and madness. With music by one of the 19th century’s best composers, Adolphe Adam, and choreography by the late Nicholas Beriosoff, VFB’s traditional staging of this 1841 masterpiece moves from the sunny optimism of Giselle’s idyllic village life to an ethereal world of mystery and menace. Giselle, a peasant girl, has fallen in love with Count […]

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Razzamataz Theatre Schools Medway

18 – 19 May 2019 Woodville Auditorium Razzamataz Theatre Schools Medway Welcome to Leave Your Legacy! Our students will honour some of the best in the music industry who have creatively enriched our lives through their world class music.  Our mission is to bring together the very best in film, music and stage to empower our young talent to push themselves to greatness and start making their mark on the world today. Our show will leave you singing along and […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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