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National Civil War Centre Admission

Entry slots are available every hour from 10.00am until 4.00pm. Visitors should arrive within the first half hour of their slot. (Please note that the museum closes at 5.00pm, so the 4.00pm slot is only 60 minutes)

06/10/2022 to 29/10/2022
Mini Museum

Mini Museum invites families with children under 5 to come along to engage, learn and play at Newark's fantastic National Civil War Centre. These weekly play sessions, free for children, offer family fun around the museum including storytime, chances to explore our galleries and playtime in the Tudor Hall.

06/10/2022 to 15/12/2022
Singing the News in Tudor and Stuart England
Saturday 8th October, 11am - National Civil War Centre, Tudor Hall

The simplicity of Tudor and Stuart ballads made them accessible to all and an important resource for influencing public attitudes. In the absence of newspapers, these memorable songs used rhyme and melody to spread news. This talk will include live musical examples to demonstrate how the performance of ballads enabled debate about current affairs, despite restrictions on free speech.
08/10/2022 11:00
Newark Through Time - Newark Town Tour
£5 Tour Ticket, £8 Tour Ticket with a Hot Drink and Cake at Nineteen20 Café after the tour.
(Unfortunately, refreshments are unavailable on the 2nd July)

The Newark Town Tour will give an oversight of Newark’s story, the town where one king lost his life, and another his kingdom. It will explore the rich history from medieval Bishop’s strategic holding to a textile and brewing powerhouse.
08/10/2022 to 22/10/2022
Time Travelling Teas - 1970s Birthday Tea
3.30pm - 4.30pm. £10.00
11/10/2022 to 06/06/2023
Railways Remembered
Thursday October 13, 19:30. £9.00

Steam railway nostalgia on the silver screen including the films of Northampton model maker W.J. Bassett Lowke in 1930, Rugby Locomotive Testing Station in action, the historic locomotive ‘Lion’ and the steam hauled ‘Royal Scot’ express in 1955. Plus much more all being screened the way the original film makers intended us to see them. Real film on a real screen!!
13/10/2022 19:30
The Pitmen Poets
Friday October 14, 19:30. £24.00

From Billy Elliott to Auf Wiedersehen Pet, from when the boat comes in to The Likely Lads, now be enthralled and entertained by The Pitmen Poets, a night of songs and stories laced with north east humour and humanity.

Lindisfarne singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell, Warhorse Songman Bob Fox, Master of Tyneside song Benny Graham, and Award winning songwriter Jez Lowe.

“Whoever's idea it was to bring these four together for a show should be awarded a gold medal for services to music. ”
“A great evening of stories and wonderful voices.”
14/10/2022 19:30
Besieged (but never beaten) - Civil War Town Tour
£5 Tour Ticket, £8 Tour Ticket with a Hot Drink and Cake at Nineteen20 Café after the tour.
(Unfortunately, refreshments are unavailable on the 2nd April and 25th June)

The Civil War Tour will take in historical sites of seventeenth century Newark, telling of how its inhabitants dodged cannonball fire and survived plague on a daily basis. From the musket peppered walls of Newark Castle, to contemporary visions of huge explosions that rocked the town.
15/10/2022 to 29/10/2022
Some Guys Have All The Luck
Saturday October 15, 19:30. £27.00

Over 50 years since the release of Rod’s first album, Some Guys Have All The Luck – The Rod Stewart Story is back, direct from the west end, in theatres with a brand new show, bringing to the stage a fantastic live concert celebration of one of rock music’s most successful artistes of all time.

Capturing the excitement, energy and charisma that have made Rod a true rock icon, including those infamous moves and all the hits like Handbags & Gladrags, Maggie May, Baby Jane, Da Ya Think I’m Sexy, Sailing, Tonight’s The Night, The First Cut Is The Deepest, and You’re In My Heart.
15/10/2022 19:30
Leo Sayer - The Show Must Go On..
Tuesday October 18, 19:30. £35.00

British music legend Leo Sayer will be touring the UK in 2021 celebrating his 50th anniversary in music. With this performance, Leo and his band bring boundless energy, exuberance and a hit packed show to some of his favourite venues across the country.Known the world over for his army of hits which include Thunder In My Heart, Moonlighting, One Man Band, I Can’t Stop Loving You, More Than I Can Say, Have You Ever Been in Love, The Show Must Go On and the transatlantic number ones, When I Need You and You Make Me Feel Like Dancing.This is a hit packed, high energy evening not to miss!
18/10/2022 19:30
Buddy Holly & The Cricketers
Thursday October 20, 19:30. £22.00, £21.00 Concession, £20.00 Members

Early Bird Offer - £2 off until Friday 20th May 2022

This breathtaking show has rock ’n’ rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California, Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and dancing in the aisles.

It stars some of the finest actor-musicians in the UK whose combined West End credits include Buddy, Lennon, Forbidden Planet and Jailhouse Rock and was endorsed as Britain’s most popular Buddy Holly act when the boys guested on BBC One's Saturday night live programme, “The One and Only”, hosted by Graham Norton.

The show rarely pauses for breath and is, quite simply, the most compelling concert of its kind. The hits just keep on coming - That’ll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Heartbeat, It Doesn’t Matter Anymore, Raining In My Heart, Oh Boy! – and much, much more.

Whatever the season, whatever the excuse to party, make your Heartbeat a little faster with the show that has thousands of fans the world over saying: “I can’t believe it’s not Buddy!”
20/10/2022 19:30
Graffiti Art Workshop

Make a graffiti board to take home! Participants will learn techniques to design their own graffiti letterforms, and then go on to create their own individual piece of A3 street-art-inspired artwork using spray paint and graffiti paint markers.

The workshop is running at the National Civil War Centre - suggested age range 12-16, but all are welcome. Session length: 2 hours, £9.00 per person.

Sunday October 23, 14:30. £14.50, £12.00 Concession, £48.00 Family

Scott Ritchie Productions proudly presents this exciting and fun tangled musical adventure. Let your hair down in a brand-new adaptation of the popular fairy tale Rapunzel.

With a wicked witch, a feisty heroine, a tap dancing horse and a host of adventures, Rapunzel promises to be a vibrant take on a classic and much loved story.

Packed with songs, dance routines and jokes a-plenty, there is something for everyone to love, so book your tickets now for the family show of the year!

With an exciting photo opportunity with the characters after the show, this is sure to be a "hair-raising" production that you won’t want to miss.
23/10/2022 14:30
DANCE CLASS - Total Pop Party
24/10/2022 13:45
Total Pop Party
Monday October 24, 15:00. £16.50, £13.50 Concession, £52 Family
Total Pop Party Dance Class, 13:45, £18.50 Child, £66 Family
Avaialble from the Box Office 01636 655755

Who are we? TPP! ‘Total Pop Party’ is back!

It’s fair to say, the children of today have had enough! From home schooling to lockdowns, they deserve to have some fun!

Come join the TPP girls and celebrate the modern-day pop legends! Including Little Mix, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Pink, Ed Sheeran, Olivia Rodrigo and many more!

Featuring all your favourite hits, this concert is full of your favourite dance moves, plenty of audience interaction and screaming from the top of your lungs!

Brilliantly entertaining and a non-stop pop party from start to finish!

‘Total Pop Party’ is an excellent introduction for kids who are too young to go to the big concerts but don’t want to miss out on seeing their favourite pop stars!

There's even a chance to meet the TPP girls after the show so they can strike their favourite pose and be part of the gang!

We can't wait to see you at the BEST party in town!
24/10/2022 15:00
Film Club - Theatre Of Blood (15)
Wednesday 26 October, 7pm. £5. In the Tudor Hall.

We celebrate Halloween in the company of Vincent Prince as deranged classical actor Edward Lionhart, who exacts comically gruesome revenge on the critics who have slighted him; each increasingly elaborate murder inspired by the plays of William Shakespeare. A true cult classic of British comedy horror.

Enjoy a carefully selected season of spectacular films in the stunning setting of the National Civil War Centre’s Tudor Hall. Each showing will be introduced by movie aficionado Adam Nightingale, unveiling fascinating facts about the making of each title before you enjoy watching it together in this unique atmosphere.
26/10/2022 19:00
Bygone Britain - Butlins Holiday Camp
Thursday October 27, 19:30. £9.00
27/10/2022 19:30
Carole - The Music of Carole King
Friday October 28, 19:30. 26.50

Carole - The Music of Carole King is a celebration of the music of one of the world’s greatest songwriters Carole King. Following a fantastic debut tour in 2019 Carole returns to the stage with an even bigger production for 2022.
With a cast of the UK’s finest singers, dancers and musicians this wonderful homage takes you on an incredible journey through the music that defined an era. The incredibly talented cast will not only have you dancing in the aisles but will bring you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane.
28/10/2022 19:30
Newark & Sherwood Concert Band 25th Anniversary
Saturday October 29, 19:30. £9.75 £6.75 Child

"We've reached a quarter of a century of performing wonderful music to the audiences of Newark & Sherwood and far beyond - join us for this spectacular celebration of 25 years since the formation of the band".
29/10/2022 19:30
Time Travelling Teas - 17th Century Cafe Culture
3.30pm - 5pm. £10.00

Sip your way through the centuries at our Time Travelling Teas! Join us for a gastronomic guide to the history of teatime, trying out the tastes of times gone by with expert guest speakers who’ll talk you through the foodie fashions of the past. Make sure to book your place as they’re sure to go like hot cakes!

At this month's 17th Century Café Culture tea, we'll be finding out what fashionable titbits the party-loving Stuarts enjoyed!

Please inform us of any food allergies in advance by emailing or phoning 01636 655755.
01/11/2022 15:30
William Stukeley: Inventor of archaeology

William Stukeley was an antiquarian, physicianand clergyman, who some might say was one of the ‘inventors’ ofarchaeology. He pioneered the scholarly investigation of the prehistoricmonuments of Stonehenge and Avebury and published overtwenty books on archaeology and other subjects during his lifetime.

Richard Parker from Norton Disney History and ArchaeologyGroup will talk about the group’s efforts to protect and interpret local sitessurveyed by Stukeley and Kevin Winter from NCWC will talk about thearchaeological finds from local sites. There will be a tour of the galleries tolook at objects on display and visitors will have the chance to handle objectsfrom the sites surveyed by Stukeley.

£10.00 per person, the talk and tour will last approximately two hours.

02/11/2022 18:00
True Ghost Stories
Thursday November 3, 19:30. £19.50, £17.50 Concession, £61 Family.
£13.50 Schools, available from the Box office 01636 655755

The man behind Horrible Histories is back! A brand newadaptation of Terry Deary's True Ghost Stories is hitting the stage, full of spine-chilling charactersand ghastly ghosts from the past. Head back in time to a 1920s theatre, meet some cut-throats,unravel an ancient Roman curse, investigate the vanishing Victorian, and expose the BlondeWitch of Lime Street!

Gather your friends, collect your compasses and turn on your torches, the world of the ghost isfull of frauds so can YOU tell the fact from the fake?

A spine-tingling show with the scary bits left in!

Not recommended for children under 8.
03/11/2022 19:30
An Evening With Cranwell
Friday November 4, 19:30. £17.50

The Royal Airforce College Band and the Military Wives Choir from RAF Cranwell providing musical excellence, a night to be remembered. The bar will remain open after the concert for an evening night cap and a chance to meet some of the military wives showcasing their merchandise.
04/11/2022 19:30
Adam Frost
Saturday November 5, 19:30. £30.00, Members £29.00. Age 14+.

Spend an evening with award-winning British garden designer and Gardeners’ World presenter, Adam Frost, as he shares advice and amusing stories from a lifetime in the garden.
Best known for his successes at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Adam will explore how his love for the great outdoors started from a young age when he helped on his grandparent’s allotment. His fascination with watching plants and vegetables grow, and the wildlife it attracted, has stayed with him ever since. Sharing tales from working with Geoff Hamilton at Barnsdale Gardens, to going solo in 1996 for the rollercoaster ride of designing multiple award-winning show gardens, Adam will also detail why he remains passionate about inspiring adults and children alike to start their own horticultural journeys.
Enlightening and engaging, this event promises to leave you eager to head home and get your gardening gloves on.

Running time: 110 mins including 20 min interval
05/11/2022 19:30
New Youth Theatre Presents - Cinderella
Tuesday 8th November - Senior Production.
8pm, £10.00, £9.00 Concession

The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance. Originally presented on television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella was the most widely viewed program in the history of the medium. Its recreation in 1965 starring Lesley Ann Warren was no less successful in transporting a new generation to the miraculous kingdom of dreams-come-true, and so was a second remake in 1997, which starred Brandy as Cinderella and Whitney Houston as her Fairy Godmother.

This amateur production of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA: YOUTH EDITION is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization.

08/11/2022 20:00
New Youth Theatre Presents - Cinderella
Wednesday 9th November - Junior Production
8pm. £10.00, £9.00 Concession

The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance. Originally presented on television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella was the most widely viewed program in the history of the medium. Its recreation in 1965 starring Lesley Ann Warren was no less successful in transporting a new generation to the miraculous kingdom of dreams-come-true, and so was a second remake in 1997, which starred Brandy as Cinderella and Whitney Houston as her Fairy Godmother.

This amateur production of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA: YOUTH EDITION is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization.
09/11/2022 20:00
Turin Brakes
Thursday November 10, 8pm. £26.50

2022 sees Turin Brakes release their ninth studio album - Wide-Eyed Nowhere. The South London 4-Piece recorded this new set of songs at their garden studio over summer 2021, choosing to let time infuse into the music and mature in a way it couldn’t in a pressurised commercial studio setting. Hear these new songs and more performed live at this brilliant evening!
10/11/2022 20:00
Tenors Unlimited
Friday November 11, 19:30. £27.50

Make a date with Tenors Un Limited, the 'Rat Pack of Opera’, as the number 1 selling classical vocal trio thrill once again with their uplifting show 'That’s Amoré’. Let Scott, Paul and Jem take you on a journey through some of the best loved songs of the last century, made famous by icons of song such as Pavarotti, Lanza, Sting, Bublé and Freddie Mercury. These range from popular classics mixed with crooner and pop favourites.The group has performed alongside such notables as Sting, Lionel Richie, Beyoncé, Hayley Westenra, Simply Red and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to name a few. For over 15 years the group has been entertaining audiences worldwide using talents honed in their previous solo careers in opera and theatre. All your troubles will melt away as these three greatest of showmen present a diverse programme with their trademark soaring vocals, velvet harmonies and killer sense of humour.
11/11/2022 19:30
Theatre Tour - Palace Theatre Centre Stage
£10.00 per person - Tours run approximately 90 mins (including refreshments) and involve stairs and low ceilings.

Don't miss this chance to experience our brand new behind the scenes tour, finding out all about our hundred years of history, the stars who've graced our stage and our ground-breaking founder Emily Blagg! Plus, you'll enjoy delicious cake and coffee from Café Nineteen20 too!
Railways Remembered - Christmas
Thursday November 17, 19:30. £9.00

Take a break from the Xmas rush with our special programme of rare archive films from The Railway Film Archive. It provides the opportunity to pre-view newly discovered footage for the first time, to remind ourselves of the classics and to include those items which somehow, do not fit into any other show! The exact programme will be finalised just before the screening but look out for loco-spotting and British Railways in the days you like to remember; plus much more. Full steam ahead!!

Real films on a real screen!!
17/11/2022 19:30
Circus Of Horrors
Friday 18th November, 19:30. £26.00, £23.00 Concession.

EB Offer £5 off tickets booked before 30th September 2022

For the First time in over 2 years the Circus of Horrors is back with its latest incarnation ‘The Witch'– A sensational new phantasmagoria which encompasses amazing and bizarre circus acts with an original rock score, and a sinister story of witchcraft and the darkest of magic.

When the Circus of Horrors began 27 years ago at Glastonbury 1995 many people thought it wouldn’t last 27 weeks let alone 27 years. But with its ability to reinvent itself time and time again it has taken the extreme to the mainstream and become a household name after reaching the finals of Britain’s Got Talent and performing in London’s West End.

Whether you're a fan of rock or theatre gore, The Circus of Horrors has something for everyone.

Imagine a brilliant rock show combined with amazing, bizarre and daredevil Circus acts, a stellar light show and all performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek. If Quentin Tarantino had directed Cirque Du Soleil you would be halfway there.
18/11/2022 19:30
Aladdin Sane: David Bowie Tribute
Saturday November 19, 19:30. £21.50

Aladdin Sane, The Sound & Vision of Bowie, is widely acclaimed as the best Bowie tribute in the UK. They band have played theatres, festivals and venues throughout the UK for the past 12 years, with Paul Henderson performing as David Bowie. Audiences throughout their tours have commented how eerily close his voice, moves and mannerisms are to that as Bowie.

With so many songs to choose from you can hear many hits like Space Oddity, Changes, Ashes to Ashes, Heroes, Let’s Dance, Drive In Saturday, Jean Genie, Life On Mars, Fame, Starman and Diamond Dogs to list but a few, including some classic album tracks from Bowie’s vast repertoire.
19/11/2022 19:30
Swan Lake
Tuesday November 22, 19:30. £25.00, £23.00 Concession, £19.00 U'16's, £22.00 Members

Crown Ballet presents to you the most famous Ballet of all time. Swan Lake is one of Tchaikovsky’s best works, featuring some of ballet’s most memorable music and breath-taking dance. After a very long break we are proud to present to you the UK Premier of this ballet company from Moldova.

Swan Lake is a tale of two young women, Odette and Odilie, who resembles each other so strikingly one can easily be mistaken for the other.

It is the compelling legend of a tragic romance in which a princess, Odette, is turned into a swan by an evil curse. Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful young woman he is instantly captivated – will his love prove strong enough to break the evil spell that she is under?

Swan Lake is full of mystery and romance and has captured the imagination of generations over the years and it continues to attract worldwide audiences, young and old.

A wonderful evening out and memories which you will cherish long after the final curtain falls.
22/11/2022 19:30
Torc Talk
£5.00, National Civil War Centre

Dr. Tess Machling is an archaeological researcher who has been investigating the Newark torc since 2015. Her work, with Roland Williamson, has uncovered a method of manufacturing torcs that was previously unknown and has identified other Iron Age torcs almost certainly made or decorated by the same hand as the Newark torc. This talk will look at how this research has developed and will take a light hearted look at the ups - and downs - of the Newark Torc Odyssey.
26/11/2022 11:00

6th December 2022 - 31st December

Premium Performances: Stalls £22.50, £21.50 concessions; Circle £21.50, £20.50 concessions; Family Stalls £84.00, Circle £80.00

Standard Performances: Stalls £19.75, £18.75 Concessions; Circle £18.75, £17.75concessions; Family Stalls £73.00, Circle £69.00

Special Offer Performances: £15.50

Members Special Price Offer Saturday December 10th. £13.00 Available from Box Office 

Relaxed performance on Sunday 11th December 11am. Contact box office on 01636655755 for more details.

06/12/2022 to 31/12/2022
Time Travelling Teas - Coffee Shop Carnage
3.30pm- 5pm. £10.00

Sip your way through the centuries at our Time Travelling Teas! Join us for a gastronomic guide to the history of teatime, trying out the tastes of times gone by with expert guest speakers who’ll talk you through the foodie fashions of the past. Make sure to book your place as they’re sure to go like hot cakes!

At Coffee Shop Carnage, discover the 17th Century rise of the coffee shop, a place where gentlemen of all classes exchanged the latest ideas, drank enormous amounts of coffee and fought the occasional exceedingly gory duel.

Please inform us of any food allergies in advance by emailing or phoning 01636 655755.
06/12/2022 15:30
Christmas with the Curator
£12 per person, the tour will last approximately 2 hours.

Enjoy festive drinks and nibbles and a private guided tour of the museum with the National Civil War Centre’s expert curatorial team.
08/12/2022 19:00
Film Club - A Muppet Christmas Carol (U)
Wednesday 14 December, 6pm. £5. In the Tudor Hall.

Our Film Club Christmas treat is the only version of Charles Dickens seasonal ghost story to contain a talking frog, a karate-chopping pig, Rizzo the Rat, a Gonzo, a Swedish Chef and an all singing Michael Caine. If Muppets had been around in the 19th century, Mr Dickens would have put them in his story. “God bless us every one!”

Enjoy a carefully selected season of spectacular films in the stunning setting of the National Civil War Centre’s Tudor Hall. Each showing will be introduced by movie aficionado Adam Nightingale, unveiling fascinating facts about the making of each title before you enjoy watching it together in this unique atmosphere.
14/12/2022 18:00
Make a Brussel Sprout Wreath
£35 per person, workshop lasts approximately 3 hours (including refreshments), National Civil War Centre. Ages 14+ recommended.

Whether you are a fan of eating sprouts or not, you’ll love the reactions your festive brassica wreath will get from people passing by. It will even light up when the sun goes down for that extra special twinkle.  Hot drinks and cake included.
16/12/2022 13:00
Think Floyd
Friday January 20, 19:30. £29.50, £28.00 Concession

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 musical phenomenon.

Think Floyd’s brand new show for 2022 will feature the whole range of classic Pink Floyd from Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, The Wall, Meddle and much more.

Backed by a an impressive laser light show, this exciting production will faithfully recreate all the atmosphere, visual magnitude and musical excellence of Pink Floyd live on stage.

"Brilliant! - They are really good." - Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason
20/01/2023 19:30
Talon - The Best Of Eagles
Saturday January 21, 19:30. £28.00

Talon have risen from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the 25th Anniversary Tour will once again feature the Eagles' timeless back catalogue including Hotel California, Take It Easy, One Of These Nights, Take It To The Limit, Desperado, Lyin’ Eyes, Life In The Fast Lane and many more.

This world class seven-piece band are a phenomenon and have truly transcended the tag of ‘tribute’. They have become a brand name in their own right who are not only revered by their peers, respected by the music industry but dearly loved by their massive and expanding fan base.

The ability of Talon to evolve and go from strength to strength in delivering bigger and better shows year on year continues once again with what promises to be an event!
21/01/2023 19:30
Forbidden Nights
Thursday January 26, 19:30. £28.50, £25.00

Forbidden Nights 2022 Tour is here... celebrating our 7th year so it’s bigger and better than ever!

Immerse yourself in this sexy, innovative and classy show this new age entertainment brings you world class circus acts with our signature Forbidden tease. Get ready for your ultimate ‘Forbidden’ night out with two hours of breath-taking action, seductive choreography and our comedian compere for your entertainment.

Abandon your inhibitions at the door as the talented cast of acrobats, live male vocalists, fire acts, aerial artists and world-renowned circus performers flip and spin across the stage in this high-octane show. This fun, sexy & entertaining evening with Forbidden Nights is guaranteed to be a night to remember.

Welcome to the Sexy Circus!®
26/01/2023 19:30
Giovanni Pernice - Made In Italy
Thursday February 2, 19:30. VIP Tickets, Including Pre-Show Meet & Greet £93.00 Available from the Box office 01636 655755
Premium Tickets £47.50
Standard Tickets £42.50

Strictly Come Dancing 2021 champion and dance heart-throb Giovanni Pernice invitesyou to join him on a journey to his homeland for his brand new 2023 production of ‘Madein Italy’.Joined by an outstanding ensemble of some of the best dancers and singers from theBallroom and theatre world, this show promises to be a fantastic night out!This Italian themed show features an incredible sound track, stunning choreography andbeautiful costumes. But be warned… in Italy, it can get HOT HOT HOT!!!!

There are a limited number of VIP tickets available which includes show ticket, plus a pre-showmeet & greet with Giovanni, a signed print, VIP lanyard and photo opportunities.The VIP meet and greet is PRE-SHOW, 90 minutes before the performance is due to start.All VIP ticket holders must arrive at least 10 minutes before the meet and greet start time, as latecomers maynot be permitted.
02/02/2023 19:30
Time Travelling Teas - The Georgians
3.30pm - 5pm. £10.00

Sip your way through the centuries at our Time Travelling Teas! Join us for a gastronomic guide to the history of teatime, trying out the tastes of times gone by with expert guest speakers who’ll talk you through the foodie fashions of the past. Make sure to book your place as they’re sure to go like hot cakes!

Discover the sweet treats of the 18th and 19th centuries from chocolate to coffee, ice cream and spiced buns.

Please inform us of any food allergies in advance by emailing or phoning 01636 655755.
06/02/2023 15:30
Menopause The Musical 2
Friday 10th February, 19:30. £31.50

With an all-star cast to be announced, we present Menopause the Musical 2 - Cruising Through Menopause. In this hilarious sequel to our smash-hit Menopause the Musical, we fast forward five years to catch up with the same four characters for tales of their lives, loves and losses as they set off on the high seas.

Hot flushes, mood swings, memory lapses, weight gain - these are a few of our favourite menopausal things!  Cruising Through Menopause is a hilarious, heartfelt, reassuring and unflinching look at the joys of menopause and friendship.  

For these four ladies the menopause was not the beginning of the end, but the beginning of a beautiful friendship where love conquers, and friendships never fail.  

Join us on Facebook at “Menopause The Musical UK Tour”
10/02/2023 19:30
ELO Experience
Saturday February 11, 19:30. £27.50

The ELO Experience is the world's foremost multi award winning tribute to The ElectricLight Orchestra. With sensational string section, stunning light show and large screen projection. Why not come along and enjoy this incredible show which takes you on amagical musical journey through time.The ELO Experience have been bringing the music of Jeff Lynne and The ElectricLight orchestra to the live stage since 2006.

‘ ★★★★★ This band shows great style and professionalism. A tribute that’s jampackedwith musical talent, the lead singer is a dead-ringer for Lynne and his musicalentourage provides an ELO tour de force' Derek Smith, The Stage

"★★★★★ Please, do yourselves a favour and go and see this show! Hit after hit performed superbly and true to the originals by great musicians and singers. Plenty of fun thrown inand literally EVERYONE singing and happy. A true joy to behold the 2 hours flew by...MORE!"Observer
11/02/2023 19:30
Ministry Of Science Live
Wednesday February 15, 19:30. £18.00, £17.00 Concession £66 Family

This year saw Science lead the way in getting our lives back to normal. Now, the UK’s favourite science team are back and more explosive than ever!

Join our presenters as they dive deep into the world of science and look at how science shapes the modern world we live in with a few loud bangs along the way!

They’ll take an anarchic approach to science communication whilst looking at the scientists, engineers and inventors who have shaped the modern world that we live in whilst proving that each and everyone of you have the ability to change our world for the better!

Expect 20ft liquid nitrogen clouds, exploding oxygen and hydrogen balloons, fire tornados, hydrogen bottle rockets, ignited methane and even a self-built Hovercraft!

100% Educational. 200% Entertaining. 300% Explosive. 400% Fun.
15/02/2023 19:30
T Rextasy
Friday February 17, 19:30. £26.50, £25.50 Concession

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 band is now accepted as the world’s only official live tribute band dedicated to Marc Bolan & T.Rex, and the only band endorsed and approved by Marc Bolan’s family, estate, original ex-members of T.Rex, and Bolan’s catalogue management. 

The band has been described by many as ‘beyond the boundaries of tribute’.Truly a rock’n’roll concert for all ages - If you would like to know exactly what a Marc Bolan concert was like in the 1970s, this show is for you!
17/02/2023 19:30
Glenn Miller & The Big Band Spectacular
Sunday 19th February, 3pm. £25.00

The music that filled the dancehalls during the Big Band era is brought to life again by The Moonlight Serenade Orchestra UK. The hardest swinging big band in the UK recreates the million sellers of the 40's and 50's.

Moonlight Serenade, Little Brown Jug, Pennsylvania 6-5000 and String of Pearls are just a few of the numbers that shot band leader Glenn Miller to world stardom. Pieces from other band leaders including Charlie Barnet and Count Basie not to mention songs made famous by Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin are featured in this 2 hour show which will take you down Memory Lane and start your feet tapping.

A Big Band show that’s bound to get you In The Mood.

19/02/2023 15:00
An Evening with Sir Geoff Hurst
Monday 20th February, 19:30.
Standard £31.00
VIP, Meet & Greet £66.50 available from the box office 01636 655755

England hat trick hero from the 1966 World Cup win is back for a short tour of twenty .five dates in 2022/23 Again with his great friend and agent Terry Baker interviewing and gently taking the respectful Micky with him in the second half of the show , it has been superbly received everywhere it has appeared. There is a chance to have a photo with him pre show and to get an autograph. 

Geoff is 81 this year so isn’t anticipating going on the road again but he is in great form and this is a great show for football fans all over the country.
20/02/2023 19:30
Wednesday February 22, 19:30. £21.50, £17.50 Concession.
Schools £13.50, available from the box office 01636 655755

A full-scale production set in the murky Dark Ages where love, politics and witchcraft collide. A warworn Macbeth is told by three sisters that he is fated to become King of Scotland so beginning a series of events that lead to the destruction of Kings, friends and souls as he, and his Lady, try to cling to the tainted crown.

Enjoy this classic tale as portrayed by William Shakespeare with sorcery, ghostly apparitions and spectacular sword fights!

Age Recommendation: 11+

Running time: 130 mins approx.
22/02/2023 19:30
Matricks Illusion: Believing In The Impossible
Friday 24th February, 19:30. £21.50, £19.50 Concessions

As seen on Britain's Got Talent this year! Matricks is a unique and innovative act featuring ground breaking illusions which have amazed and delighted audiences including the likes of Simon Cowell and Bradley Walsh. Master Illusionist Alexander captures the imagination of every audience and commands a special stage presence like no other. As well as bewildering audiences, Matricks combines elements of danger, comedy and charm in an unforgettable show.
24/02/2023 19:30
Vampires Rock
Saturday February 25, 19:30. £34.00

From the producers of Anything For Love – The Meat Loaf Story comes the classic rock musical sensation that’s been rocking the nation for 20 years.

Starring Steve Steinman and an incredible cast of singers, dancers and musicians, this show will have you rocking in the aisles.

A tongue-in-cheek and laugh out loud storyline combined with an incredible stage set, lighting and sound, and a show like no other.

Featuring over 30 of the greatest classic rock anthems of all time, including Queen, AC/DC, Bonnie Tyler, Meat Loaf, Bon Jovi, Journey, Guns N’ Roses and many more.

“They should prescribe this show on the NHS” (Bournemouth Echo)
25/02/2023 19:30
The Manfreds 60th Anniversary Tour
Wednesday 1st March, 19:30. £29.00

The Manfreds will be returning to the Palace Theatre, Newark on Wednesday 1st March as part of their 60th Anniversary celebrations.

They are considered one of the finest and most respected bands from the 1960’s era and their numerous hits were not just ‘pop’ songs! Many were R&B based with an undercurrent of jazz - a very unusual but winning combination of playing style and substance. 

As a result, their records have a timeless quality and, 60 years on, The Manfreds, with original front man, Paul Jones, will be performing many of their hits, including ‘Do Wah Diddy Diddy’, one of the most popular and instantly recognisable songs of the ‘60’s, and still the biggest audience pleaser at their concerts, along with a mix of Jazz and Blues covers and tracks from their individual solo albums.

Paul Jones, with his unique harmonica sound, will be joined by Tom McGuinness on guitar, Rob Townsend on drums, Mike Gorman on keyboards, Marcus Cliffe on bass, and Simon Currie on saxophone/flute. 
01/03/2023 19:30
That'll Be The Day
Saturday 4th March, 19:30. £27.50

EB Offer £22.50 available until November 30th. 

Following the huge success of the 35th Anniversary Tour, That’ll Be The Day is back on the road with another incredible show packed full of world class performances from Trevor and the highly talented cast.
Let the UK’s leading Rock ’n‘ Roll show take you on a journey through the years, as together you celebrate the golden age of Rock ’n’ Roll and Pop from the 50s right the way through to the 80s. 
Combining hilarious comedy sketches and impersonations with brilliant vocals and superb musicianship, That’ll Be The Day really is in a league of its own. It’s no wonder this show has been touring for so many years and it just gets better and better. Join Trevor and the exceptional cast for the ultimate feel good experience that will have you singing and dancing, and leave you wanting just a little bit more. 
If you only see one theatre show this year, make it this one.
Facebook: @thatllbethedayuk
Instagram: @tbtdshow

Age guidance 12+ contains adult humour 

04/03/2023 19:30
Time Travelling Teas - One Lump or Two
3.30pm - 5pm. £10.00

Sip your way through the centuries at our Time Travelling Teas! Join us for a gastronomic guide to the history of teatime, trying out the tastes of times gone by with expert guest speakers who’ll talk you through the foodie fashions of the past. Make sure to book your place as they’re sure to go like hot cakes!

One Lump or Two will look at the history of afternoon tea, encompassing dangers and scandals unknown to the average tea slugger of the British Isles. An innocent afternoon spread of tea, sandwiches, cakes and sweet treats for many in history brought war, addiction, poison, slavery, death, female liberation and fashionable rivalry. The humble afternoon tea will never seem the same again!

Please inform us of any food allergies in advance by emailing or phoning 01636 655755.
07/03/2023 15:30
Vincent Simone - Tango Passions
Wednesday 29th March. 19:30
Premium £39.50, Standard £37.50
VIP £71.50 Avaialble from the box office 01636 655755

Argentine Tango King and Strictly Come Dancing legend, Vincent Simone, returns to the stage in 2023 with his brand new show… ‘Tango Passions’.  Also starring Argentine Tango specialist Paula Duarte as his leading lady. 

Accompanied by world-class Argentine Tango specialists, let the original Italian stallion take you on a journey to Buenos Aires and enjoy his dancing, tales and poetry about the history of the Argentine Tango.  
Featuring music from Astor Piazzolla and Gotan Project. 
A sexy, steamy, passionate night not to be missed!

Produced by Paul Irving of Strictly Theatre Co.

VIP Meet and Greet information -
There are a limited number of VIP Meet and Greet tickets available.
Don’t miss your chance to meet Vincent BEFORE the show (90 minutes prior to the per-formance) for photo and autograph opportunities, plus a signed print and VIP lanyard.
*Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the meet and greet start time, as latecomers may not be permitted.
29/03/2023 19:30
Thursday 30th & Friday 31st March, 19:30. £24.50, £23.50 Concession, £22.50 Members

Mercury has established itself as one of the world's most authentic tribute bands to Freddie Mercury and Queen. This award-winning, dynamic stage show has been wowing audiences from the UK to Dubai with its spectacular costumes, high class production including dramatic lighting and hugely energetic performance from Joseph Lee Jackson as 'Freddie', together with excellent musicianship, beautiful harmonies and intricate guitar work from Glenn Scrimshaw as 'Brian May'. Freddie Mercury's mum, Jer Bulsara, even said in 2010 that "Joseph, Glenn & Mercury are the next best thing" to the original Queen line-up. Don't miss it!
30/03/2023 to 31/03/2023
Time Travelling Teas - 19-Twenteas
3.30pm - 5pm. £10.00

Sip your way through the centuries at our Time Travelling Teas! Join us for a gastronomic guide to the history of teatime, trying out the tastes of times gone by with expert guest speakers who’ll talk you through the foodie fashions of the past. Make sure to book your place as they’re sure to go like hot cakes!

This month's 19 Twen-teas will delve into the Palace Theatre's past. Its café was a stylish retreat in the 1920s so join us there for cucumber sandwiches and high tea.

Please inform us of any food allergies in advance by emailing or phoning 01636 655755.
04/04/2023 15:30
Romeo and Juliet
Tuesday 4th April, 19:30. £21.50, £19.50 Concession, £16.50 Child

Join Ballet Theatre UK with their passionate portrayal of one of the world’s greatest love stories, Romeo and Juliet. Returning by popular demand, this theatrical production tells the tragic tale of star-crossed lovers with astonishing grace and heart-breaking intimacy. During the opulent Capulet’s ball our lovers meet, sparking a fateful series of events. We follow the young couple as they experience the greatest of romances to their tragic final embrace.

Stunning costumes and innovative stage sets transport you to Renaissance Verona where our tragic tale unfolds of the Capulet and Montague families. From the balcony scene's elated pas de deux to the lovers' heart-breaking ends, Romeo and Juliet promised to be an audience favourite and the highlight on the calendar.
04/04/2023 19:30
Lionel - The Music of Lionel Richie
Thursday 6th April, £19.30. £27.00

EB Offer £22 available until 4th December.

Following his appearances with Lionel Richie himself on ITV’s ‘Sunday Night At The Palladium’ and the ‘Graham Norton Show’ for the BBC, Malcolm Pitt delivers a powerhouse and breathtaking performance in this high octane show celebrating the music of Lionel Richie and the Commodores. This award winning five star production also features a stellar line-up of world class musicians including musical director, Jonny Miller from Talon.
06/04/2023 19:30
A Vision Of Elvis
Friday 14th April, 19:30. £25.50, £23.50 Members

EB Offer £21.50, £19.50 Members until 9th October 2022

Put on your blue suede shoes and come celebrate the music of the King of Rock’n’Roll with the UK’s supreme Elvis – Rob Kingsley – and his talented cast. This breath-taking recreation of a live Elvis Presley concert takes you on an epic audio-visual journey through time like you've never seen before. Including the hits It's Now or Never, Return to Sender, GI Blues, Suspicious Minds, The Wonder Of You, American Trilogy and many more. Rob’s contact with the audience is immediate – as soon as the show begins, you're taken on an emotional roller coaster with a truly authentic Elvis musical spectacular!

Elvis's photographer Ed Bonja remarked: "Rob sings like Elvis, captures the soul of Elvis – his charisma, his gestures – he even walks like Elvis"
14/04/2023 19:30
Real Thing
Saturday April 15th, 19:30. £28.50
The UK’s own disco pioneers TheReal Thing still whip up the crows from the minute they hit the stage.

Following the sad passing of EddyAmoo, his brother Chris and Dave Smith have decided to continue as a duo backedby The Real Thing band. Return to the glory days of dance music with the realmusic legends in a soulsational evening of non-stop, live dancefloor anthemsincluding You To Me Are Everything, Can’t Get By Without You and Can You Feel TheForce. Backed by their critically acclaimed band, one of The Real Thing’s originalfrontmen, Chris Amoo plus Dave Smith, revive the sensational 70s and 80s,performing all of the Uk’s most successful soul group’s formidable repertoire.Rainin’ Through the Sunshine, So Much Love to Give and Love’s Such a WonderfulThing, give way to the classic children of the Ghetto famously covered byPhillip Bailey of Earth, Wind and Fire.

Also featuring a specially composedtribute to the biggest dance floor hits of their eara, including Ladies Night,Ain’t No Stopping Us Now and Celebration, prepare to use up and wear thedancefloor one last time! “…these guys are pure class, and really hold up theirsongs vocally, even after all these years”. Clair Woodward, Sunday Express.

15/04/2023 19:30
The Carpenters Story
Saturday April 22, 19:30. £30, £29.00 Concession, £24.50 Members

This highly acclaimed production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular celebration of the classic songbook that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of popular music, selling over 100 million albums and singles. This brand new show for 2020 once again features the outstanding vocal talents of Claire Furley, with Musical Director Phil Aldridge leading The Carpenters Story Orchestra as they re-create Richard Carpenter's original orchestral arrangements. Featuring all of The Carpenters' hit songs including (They Long To Be) Close To You, Yesterday Once More, We've Only Just Begun, Superstar, A Song For You, Rainy Days & Mondays and more!
22/04/2023 19:30
Time Travelling Teas - Wartime Teatime
3.30pm - 5pm. £10.00

Sip your way through the centuries at our Time Travelling Teas! Join us for a gastronomic guide to the history of teatime, trying out the tastes of times gone by with expert guest speakers who’ll talk you through the foodie fashions of the past. Make sure to book your place as they’re sure to go like hot cakes!

At this month's Wartime Teatime, we've pooled our ration books so there's not a powdered egg in sight at this retro repast!

Please inform us of any food allergies in advance by emailing or phoning 01636 655755.
02/05/2023 15:30
Francis Rossi - Tunes & Chat
Thursday May 4th. 19:30. £31.50, £46.50 VIP.
VIP, Meet & Greet £81.50 Available from the box office 01636 655755

Status Quo legend Francis Rossi is taking up his acoustic guitar to bring you a selection of well-known hits and some previously not-performed-live-before tunes. It’ll be a unique evening in which Francis will reprise fan favourites from a remarkable 50+year career. Expect original-style, acoustic versions of Quo classics, threaded together with chat in this music based evening. VIP packages are available for those wishing to meet Francis before the show.
04/05/2023 19:30
Marti Pellow
Saturday May 6. 19:30. £31.50, £46.50 VIP

£76.50 Meet & Greet, avaialble from the box office 01636 655755

You’ve never seen me like this before. You’ve never been this close. I’m inviting you to spend an intimate evening with me – think of it as coming back to my place for a night of stories and songs. Pellow Talk is a chance to learn all about me, not just as a singer and songwriter with Wet Wet Wet, but as a boy and a man. It’s a chance to understand the DNA of the hits that we’ve listened to and loved over the years. The evening will be wrapped in music, from songs you know to ones you’ll get to know. There’ll be laughter as we travel from the banks of the River Clyde to the top of the charts, then onto Broadway and beyond. There’ll be no mask and no character. This is me, Marti, stepping out of the shadows, speaking directly to you. The invitation is there. I hope you come and spend some time with me. Enough living has been done for a life to unfold. Enough years have passed for a story to be told.

Marti Pellow
06/05/2023 19:30
American Four Tops
Saturday 13th May, 19:30. £26.50 

Direct from the USA, Soul Satisfaction’s AMERICAN FOUR TOPS show has been travelling internationally bringing all the sweet soul music and the Motown magic to their audiences.

With powerful vocals, splendid harmonies and the high stepping dance routines, you will be taken on a journey through all the hits of the Four Tops, Reach Out, Baby I Need Your Loving, Walk Away Renee, Same Old Song, Loco in Acalpulco, Standing In the Shadow, Bernadette along with other classic hits from the golden era including songs from the Temptations, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Marvin Gaye, Ben E King and many more Motown and soul legends. You will be dancing all night long! Soul Satisfaction guaranteed! So get ready, cos here they come!
13/05/2023 19:30
The Fureys
Saturday May 20th, 19:30. £25.50

The Fureys are one of Ireland’s all-time most acclaimed and influential middle of the road, folk and traditional bands. Fureys classics like I Will Love You, When You Were Sweet 16, Red Rose Café, Leaving Nancy, The Old Man, From Clare to Here and The Green Fields of France have become the soundtrack to the lives of fans all over the world. The Fureys' indelible musical footprint is rivalled only by their vast collection of personal stories of their musical experiences and friendships, gathered by Eddie and George Furey along an amazing 45-year journey which shows no signs of reaching a final destination. Fans can rest assured they will be treated to one or two of these entertaining tales on the night alongside all the classics performed live.
20/05/2023 19:30
Totally Tina
Friday 9th June, 19:30. £26.50 

Shake a tail feather with the UK’s supreme Tina – Justine Riddoch – and her talented cast.  

This breathtaking recreation of a live Tina Turner concert celebrates the golden anniversary of Proud Mary. Tina’s take of the song established a reputation for fearsome live performances – and those never-ending legs!  

Hits River Deep - Mountain High, Nutbush City Limits, We Don’t Need Another Hero, Simply the Best, What’s Love Got to Do With It, I Don’t Wanna Lose You and When the Heartache is Over propelled Tina stardom. 

Supported by dancing girls in sequins, feathers and diamonds, Justine recreates Tina’s famed live performances.  

The SUPREME Tina (National Tribute Awards), she’s got the looks, the moves and THE voice. Join us for a truly authentic, fun-packed musical spectacular!
09/06/2023 19:30
Anything for Love - The Meatloaf Story
Saturday June 17, 19:30. £34.00

Anything For Love – The Meat Loaf Story - It’s all About the Music! 30th Anniversary Tour

Following his 2022 sell-out tour the highly acclaimed and No.1 recording artist, Steve Steinman,brings you his brand-new production featuring over 25 of Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman’s greatesthits. For over 30 years Steve has toured the world with his musical tribute to Jim Steinman andMeat Loaf.

With an incredible stage set, ten-piece live band combined with Steve’s well known sense ofhumour and stage presence, the show can only be described as awesome.

The show will have you up on your feet dancing and singing out loud to some of Meat Loaf’sgreatest hits including – Anything For Love – Bat Out Of Hell – Paradise By The Dashboard Light– Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth – Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad – Dead Ringer For Love– Total Eclipse Of The Heart and many, many more.
17/06/2023 19:30
Boot Led Zeppelin
Friday 29th September 2023, 19:30. £21.50

Boot Led Zeppelin is back with an all-new production offering the definitive tribute to one of the world’s most legendary rock bands, Led Zeppelin. Capturing the magic and excitement of Led Zep concerts from the 70s, the band faithfully perform their classic songs such as Whole Lotta Love, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Kashmir and Stairway To Heaven. The ultimate Zeppelin experience!
29/09/2023 19:30
Paul Young
Thursday October 12, 19:30. £31.50
VIP £46.50
Meet & Greet £81.50 available form the box office 01636 655755

He’s been a major star for four decades. Paul Young broke into the big time 40 years ago when No Parlez went to number one and spawned iconic hits like Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home). More success followed with the number one album The Secret Of Association and the worldwide hit Everytime You Go Away, not forgetting an appearance at Live Aid and more. Paul sustained that success – while having fun in his tex-mex band, Los Pacaminos. Now, on the 40th anniversary of No Parlez, he’s releasing a remarkable new record and publishing his extraordinary memoir; both called Behind The Lens. He’s touring the UK, too, where he’ll meet fans, sing hits and tell stories about his incredible career. It’s time to revel in the classic hits and learn the stories behind them as Paul steps out from Behind The Lens.
12/10/2023 19:30
Thank ABBA For The Music
Friday 10th November 2023, 19:30. £26.50
Thank ABBA For The Music is a two-hour theatre ABBA-fest that captures all of the magic and excitement of one of pop history's most successful and iconic bands.

With stunning costumes, a 7-piece live band, interactive video projection and of course ABBA’s spectacular trademark harmonies this is the ultimate feel-good party show!

Featuring all of ABBA's greatest hits, including Dancing Queen, Waterloo, Mamma Mia, Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! Fernando, SOS, Super Trouper and many many more!

10/11/2023 19:30
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