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Fri 24th Jun and Fri 1st Jul 7:30pm   Comedy / Play       After ...
Sat 25th to Thu 30th Jun 7:30pmMatinee Mon 27th Jun at 2:30pm    Genre: Drama ...

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Alice Through the Looking Glass (PG)


Sat 2nd to Thu 7th Jul

Matinee Mon 4th Jul at 2:30pm


Genre: Adventure / Family / Fantasy



In Disney's "Alice Through the Looking Glass," an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll's beloved stories, Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter.


Cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats - with a Piano

cyclingWed 6th Jul 2:30pm





Pianist and veteran Edinburgh Fringe performer Mike Hatchard is cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats – with a piano!

Not a real piano (obviously) but nevertheless a fairly hefty electric piano on a purpose built trailer, quite an undertaking; and performing concerts along the way in every kind of venue ranging from village halls to theatres, raising money for BBC Children in Need.

Live Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

josephWed 13th Jul 7pm


St Mary's School Production



St Mary's Catholic Primary School return with their production of the best known of the Tim Rice Andrew Lloyd Webber collaborations.  The show was originally written for a school production.

Live Theatre

The Woman who Cooked her Husband

Fri 15th Jul 
and Sat 16th at 2pm


Play / Comedy



Ken decides to trade in Hilary, his wife of twenty five years, after the onset of middle age finds him in the arms of Laura - a young, slim, attractive and vibrant free spirit. The only problem is…she can’t cook!. Missing the food and comfort of his old life, Ken accepts his ex-wife’s invitation to dinner, unaware of the delicacies she plans to serve… Debbie Isitt’s original take on the love triangle scenario devilishly blends black humour with seasoning and a little dash of sauce.

Live Theatre

Simon and Garfunkel: Through the Years

simongarfunkelFri 22nd Jul



Concert / Tribute




‘Simon and Garfunkel Through the Years’ is the World’s most authentic sounding theatre show of its kind. With moving and powerful live performances and multimedia, the show takes a chronological journey through the music and behind the scenes of the greatest ever folk-rock duo.

Live Theatre

Joe Pasquale

joepasqualeThu 4th August



Comedy / Stand-Up




Yes, it’s that time of year again, Joe Pasquale is back! Crowned 2004's King Of The Jungle on ITV's I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here, the ever popular helium-voiced entertainer has been dubbed 'the busiest man in showbiz'.

Live Theatre

The Last Five Years

lastfiveyearsSat 13th Aug 7:30pm


Musical / Drama




Arena Theatre presents Jason Robert Brown's “The Last Five Years”, Directed by Abby Batchelor with permission from Josef Weinberger.

Live Theatre

Ben Thompson - The Definitive Elvis Experience

Elvis mowlem flyerSat 27th August



Concert / Tribute




Still growing 38 years after his untimely passing, the legend of Elvis Presley continues to grow.   Everyone has their own special Memories of Elvis, whether it’s the Aloha from Hawaii via satellite, the NBC ’68 Comeback Special, or the unforgettable experience of having seen a live concert by the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll”.

Live Theatre

The Last Night of the Proms

promsSat 24th September







Bring your flags and whistles as Bournemouth Concert Brass present their annual Last Night of the Proms concert at The Mowlem Theatre Swanage on Saturday 24th October 2016.

Live Theatre

Vienna Festival Ballet present Snow White

Vienna Festival Ballet's Snow HiteFri 9th December



Dance / Ballet




Join Vienna Festival Ballet on a magical journey with their unmissable production of
Snow White.

Live Theatre

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