The latest music, comedy and family events in the heart of Whitley Bay

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Event Calendar

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4th December 2021 to 2nd January 2022

Christmas Pantomime: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

4th December 2021 to 2nd January 2022

SOME DATES ARE ALREADY LIMITED AVAILABILITY Mirror Mirror on the wall, Whitley Bay’s Pantomime is the greatest of all! Join us next year for a fairy tale adventure when our highly-acclaimed pantomime returns with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

11-16 January 2022

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society Presents Cinderella

11-16 January 2022

Whitley Bay Pantomine Society presents Cinderella

Friday 21st January 2022

Rescheduled Date: Money For Nothing: Tribute To Dire Straits 20th Anniversary Tour

Friday 21st January 2022

Rescheduled from Monday 7th June 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Friday 21st January 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Saturday 22nd January 2022

Rescheduled date: Fleetwood Bac

Saturday 22nd January 2022

Rescheduled from Friday 22nd January 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Saturday 22nd January 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Thursday 27th January 2022

Vampires Rock

Thursday 27th January 2022

From the producers of Anything For Love – The Meat Loaf Story and Vampires Rock, Steve Steinman brings you the classic rock musical sensation that’s been rocking the nation for 18 years.

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Friday 28th January 2022

The American Four Tops

Friday 28th January 2022

Direct from the USA, high-stepping choreography and superb vocal harmonies combine with the glitz of Vegas on Reach Out, Baby I Need Your Loving, I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie), Standing In The Shadow, Bernadette, Walk Away Renee, Loco In Acapulco: all the hits and more

Tuesday 1st February 2022

Rescheduled Date: The Legends of American Country Show

Tuesday 1st February 2022

Now seen by over 350,000 fans live and watched by millions on TV Europe's No.1 multi award winning show The Legends of American Country returns for another fantastic night of toe tapping Country classics.

Wednesday 2nd February 2022

GORDON BUCHANAN: 30 YEARS IN THE WILD – THE ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Wednesday 2nd February 2022

One of the most prominent wildlife presenters and filmmakers working today, Gordon Buchannan’s journey is a remarkable story to tell.

Thursday 3rd February 2022

Rescheduled Date: Lost In Music: One Night at the Disco

Thursday 3rd February 2022

Rescheduled from Thursday 1st July 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Thursday 3rd February 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Friday 4th February 2022

Rescheduled Date: The Magic of The Beatles

Friday 4th February 2022

Due to ongoing restrictions the Magic of the Beatles is rescheduled from Friday 2nd July 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Friday 4th February 2022.

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Saturday 5th February 2022

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny 2022

Saturday 5th February 2022

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love.But they’re just jokes - they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Now you’ve been warned, buy a ticket.

Friday 11th February 2022

Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens as Eric & Ern

Friday 11th February 2022

Eric and Ern is a brilliant homage to Morecambe and Wise crammed full of those famous comedy sketches, from Grieg's Piano Concerto, Mr Memory…'Arsenal', to the paper bag trick!

Saturday 12th February 2022

Bay Tales

Saturday 12th February 2022

Bay Tales Live is your chance to see some of the country’s biggest-selling crime authors as they discuss their works and answer your questions.

Sunday 13th Febrruary 2022

UK Pink Floyd Experience

Sunday 13th Febrruary 2022

Celebrating over 50 Years of Pink Floyd, the UK Pink Floyd Experience tribute show recreates the sights and sounds of the legendary Pink Floyd band in concert.

Wednesday 16th February 2022

Rescheduled date: Come What May: The Ultimate Tribute to Moulin Rouge

Wednesday 16th February 2022

Rescheduled from Sunday 10th October 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Wednesday 16th February 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

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Thursday 17th February 2022

Rescheduled Date: Wilko Johnson + Special Guest John Otway

Thursday 17th February 2022

Rescheduled from 11th February 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new show date on Thursday 17th February 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Friday 18th February 2022

Twist & Shout

Friday 18th February 2022

A Fun-packed Musical Journey Back to the Swinging Sixties!

Tuesday 22nd February 2022

Rescheduled Date: Pop Divas Live 2022

Tuesday 22nd February 2022

Rescheduled from Tuesday 24th August 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Tuesday 22nd February 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Thursday 24th February 2022

Rescheduled Date: The Story of Guitar Heroes

Thursday 24th February 2022

Rescheduled from Saturday 8th May 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Thursday 24th February 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Friday 25th February 2022

Rescheduled Date: Some Guys Have All The Luck

Friday 25th February 2022

Rescheduled from Wednesday 2nd June 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Friday 25th February 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Saturday 26th February 2022

Lipstick On Your Collar

Saturday 26th February 2022

Lipstick On Your Collar, an exciting 50's/60's Show specialising in bringing the Classic Pops hits from the Golden Era of music back to life, with soaring vocals, tight harmonies and an infectious sense of fun!

Monday 26th September 2022

Rescheduled Date: That'll Be The Day 35th Anniversary Tour

Monday 26th September 2022

Rescheduled from Monday 20th September 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Monday 26th September 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Sunday 27th February 2022

Strong Enough: The Ultimate Tribute To Cher

Sunday 27th February 2022

Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating the global superstar and great female icon that is Cher.

Wednesday 2nd March 2022

Fairport Convention

Wednesday 2nd March 2022

This year’s Winter Tour will present a mix of long-established Fairport favourites and some surprises from albums old and new including their latest album, Shuffle & Go, which was released just before ‘lockdown’ in 2020.

Thursday 3rd March 2022

Rescheduled Date: Big Girls Don't Cry - Celebrating the Music of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons 2022

Thursday 3rd March 2022

Rescheduled from Thursday 27th May 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Thursday 3rd March 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

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Friday March 4th 2022

BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2022

Friday March 4th 2022

Embark on a thrilling night of adventure with a brand-new collection of short films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival!

Cancelled

Sunday 6th March 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE: Neil Jones: GINGERLAND 2022

Sunday 6th March 2022

We are sorry to announce that due to logistical reasons, Neil Jones: Gingerland at Playhouse Whitley Bay on Sunday 6th March 2022 is now cancelled. Refunds available from point of purchase.

Sunday 13th March 2022

The Animals and Friends: Farewell Tour

Sunday 13th March 2022

One of the most iconic Pop, Rhythm and Blues bands of the 1960’s with over 20 Global Top Ten Hits comes to Playhouse Whitley Bay on Sunday 13th March 2022. Tickets on sale this Friday.

Friday 18th March 2022

Rescheduled Date: Glenn Tilbrook 2021 Tour

Friday 18th March 2022

Glenn Tilbrook's 2021 Tour is now rescheduled from Friday 16th April 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new and final date of Friday 18th March 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Saturday 19th March 2022.

Rescheduled Date: Alan McGee

Saturday 19th March 2022.

Rescheduled from Friday 7th May 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Saturday 19th March 2022.

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Thursday 24th March 2022

Rescheduled Date: The ELO Tribute Show 2022

Thursday 24th March 2022

Rescheduled from Wednesday 5th May 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Thursday 24th March 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Tuesday 22nd March 2022

Rescheduled date: Giovanni Pernice: This Is Me

Tuesday 22nd March 2022

Rescheduled from Monday April 12th 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Tuesday 22nd March 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Friday 25th March 2022

Down for the Count Swing Orchestra

Friday 25th March 2022

Join the Down for the Count Swing Orchestra for “one hellova celebration of vintage music” (TimeOut London) as they celebrate the Legends of Swing.

Sunday 27 March 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE: The Fureys - The Legends of Irish Music & Song

Sunday 27 March 2022

Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc return on Friday 28th August 2020

Limited Availability

Wednesday 30th March 2022

Rescheduled Date: Friends The Musical Parody

Wednesday 30th March 2022

Rescheduled from Tuesday 13th April 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Wednesday 30th March 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

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Spanish City

Thursday 31st March 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE: Patsy Cline & Friends

Thursday 31st March 2022

Due to ongoing restrictions Patsy Cline & Friends is now rescheduled from Friday 21st May 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on to Thursday 31st March 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Friday 1st April 2022

Wor Bella

Friday 1st April 2022

Wor Bella is the story of Blyth Spartans Ladies' remarkable munitionettes' cup victory in May 1918.

Saturday 2nd April 2022

ERIC GALES PLUS VERY SPECIAL GUEST DANNY BRYANT

Saturday 2nd April 2022

Eric Gales has rescheduled his February 2022 UK tour to March 2022. The tour follows the release of his album ‘The Bookends’ via Provogue/Mascot Label Group earlier in 2019. The album features collaborations with B. Slade, Doyle Bramhall II and Beth Hart.

Limited Availability

Sunday 3rd April 2022

Rescheduled Date: The Illegal Eagles

Sunday 3rd April 2022

Rescheduled from Thursday 8th April 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Sunday 3rd April 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Tuesday 5th April 2022.

Rescheduled Date: All Our Yesterdays

Tuesday 5th April 2022.

Rescheduled from 12th May 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Tuesday 5th April 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

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Thursday 7th April 2022

Bram Stoker's Dracula

Thursday 7th April 2022

The most famous Gothic horror story of all time comes to Whitley Bay on Thursday 7th July 2022. Tickets on sale soon!

Friday 8th April 2022.

Rescheduled Date: Shaun Ryder

Friday 8th April 2022.

Rescheduled from Saturday 12th June 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Friday 8th April 2022.

Saturday 9th April 2022

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Saturday 9th April 2022

Direct from a weeklong run in London’s West End at the Vaudeville Theatre, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back!

Sunday 10th April 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE: Arrival: The Hits Of ABBA

Sunday 10th April 2022

Rescheduled from Sunday 11th April 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Sunday 10th April 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Monday 11th April 2022

Dinosaur Adventure Live

Monday 11th April 2022

65 million years in the making... Are you ready for the adventure?

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Wednesday 13th April 2022

Rescheduled Date: Mark Thompson’s award winning Spectacular Science Show

Wednesday 13th April 2022

Rescheduled from Wednesday 14th April 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Wednesday 13th April 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Saturday 16th April 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE: The Counterfeit Sixties

Saturday 16th April 2022

Now rescheduled from Saturday 3rd April 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Saturday 16th April 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

18th - 19th April 2022

Rescheduled Date: Easter Pantomime - Wizard of Oz

18th - 19th April 2022

Rescheduled from 31st March - 1st April 2021 to 18th - 19th March 2022. All tickets remain valid for the new dates. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Friday 22nd April 2022

The Lindisfarne Story

Friday 22nd April 2022

RAY LAIDLAW and BILLY MITCHELL present a joyful, funny & emotional celebration of Tyneside's favourite band, featuring acoustic performances of LADY ELEANOR, MEET ME ON THE CORNER, FOG ON THE TYNE, RUN FOR HOME and more!

Saturday 23rd April 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE: Woman Like Me - The Little Mix Show

Saturday 23rd April 2022

Rescheduled from Sunday 30th May 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Saturday 23rd April 2022.

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Spanish City

Wednesday April 27th - Saturday April 30th 2022

Whitley Bay Operatic Society present 'The Wedding Singer'

Wednesday April 27th - Saturday April 30th 2022

It's the '80s. Robbie Hart lives in his grandmother's basement in New Jersey and sings in a wedding band. His dreams of being a singer/songwriter are long gone, replaced now by a burning desire to find the right girl and settle down. When his fiance leaves him standing at the altar, he becomes a wedding planner's worst nightmare, taking out his bitterness on stage until his eye and heart turn to a new friend, Julia, but she's engaged to a wealthy Wall Street broker.

Sunday 1st May 2022

Rescheduled Date: The Carpenters Story 2022

Sunday 1st May 2022

Now rescheduled from Thursday 15th April 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Sunday 1st May 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Thursday 5th May 2022

Rescheduled Date: The Take That Experience

Thursday 5th May 2022

Rescheduled from Thursday 20th May 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Thursday 5th May 2022 . Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Sunday 8th May 2022

Classic Clapton performed by After Midnight

Sunday 8th May 2022

The World's No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band will be making a welcome return to Playhouse Whitley Bay on Sunday 8th May 2022. Fans are advised to book early.

Tuesday 10th May 2022

An Evening with Simon & Oscar from Ocean Colour Scene

Tuesday 10th May 2022

These shows are the latest chapter in a remarkable career that’s seen OCS rise from Breton shirt-wearing Stone Roses disciples to one of Britpop’s biggest bands (their 1998 arena tour was the biggest by any UK group that year). In their 30 years together, they’ve enjoyed five Top 10 albums, six Top 10 singles and a mantelpiece full of awards.

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Thursday 12th May 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE: Lionel: The Music of Lionel Richie

Thursday 12th May 2022

Now rescheduled from Wednesday 9th June 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Thursday 12th May 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Tuesday 17th May 2022

A Right Royal Knees Up

Tuesday 17th May 2022

From the 1940’s to the new millennium, this is a show guaranteed to get your spirits soaring, your hands clapping and your voices bellowing out these timeless classics in our rousing flag waving finale.

Wednesday 18th May 2022

Rescheduled date: Dom Joly's Holiday Snaps: Travel and Comedy In The Danger Zone

Wednesday 18th May 2022

Rescheduled from Tuesday 25th May 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Wednesday 18th May 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Saturday 21 May 2022

Rescheduled Date: Elkie Brooks

Saturday 21 May 2022

Rescheduled from Friday 4th June 2021 All tickets remain valid for the new date on Saturday 21st May 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Thursday 26th May 2022

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown 2022 Tour

Thursday 26th May 2022

Featuring great musicians, iconic dance, stunning visuals, and sonic adventure. This is your chance to be part of the whole genuine psychedelic experience. Come dressed as elaborately, creatively, flamboyant or low key as you feel.... All of life is there. Come celebrate!

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Saturday 4th June 2022

Rescheduled Date: Tony Christie Avenues and Alleyways - The Greatest Hits Tour

Saturday 4th June 2022

Rescheduled from Wednesday 20th October 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Saturday 4th June 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Wednesday 8th June 2022

Menopause The Musical 2

Wednesday 8th June 2022

Starring Crissy Rock (Benidorm), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty), Nicki French (Eurovision) and Susie Fenwick (West End Star) it’s our brand-new show, Cruising Through Menopause. In the hysterical 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.

Rescheduled

Thursday 9th June 2022

Rescheduled Date: GO NOW! The Music of the Moody Blues 2022

Thursday 9th June 2022

Rescheduled from Thursday 9th June 2022. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Friday 23rd September 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Friday 10th June 2022

Rescheduled date: Steve Steinman's Anything For Love: The Meat Loaf Story

Friday 10th June 2022

Rescheduled from Friday 11th June 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Friday 10th June 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Friday 17th June 2022

The High Kings

Friday 17th June 2022

The High Kings are charting a new course for Irish ballad music – equal parts rousing and reflective, energetic and insightful – is an understatement. They are, essentially, marking out a new and bright era for Irish folk music. Not to be missed.

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Sunday 19th June 2022

Be Bop A Lula

Sunday 19th June 2022

Rescheduled from Thursday 30th September 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Sunday 19th June 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Thursday 23rd June 2022

Jeff Garlin

Thursday 23rd June 2022

Star of Curb Your Enthusiasm and The Goldbergs, Jeff Garlin, has announced his first UK stand up tour since 2017.

Monday 27th June 2022

Ansell's Les Musicals Live

Monday 27th June 2022

Jonathan Ansell (G4 Frontman) and Jai McDowall (Britains Got Talent - Winner) have joined forces to create a dramatic and spine-tingling concert. This vocally dynamic evening showcases even more smash-hit songs from the greatest musicals of all time, brought to you by two of the world's finest voices.

Friday 1st July 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE: UK Foo Fighters

Friday 1st July 2022

Rescheduled from Saturday 17th July 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Friday 1st July 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Saturday 23rd July 2022

Rescheduled Date: Calling Planet Earth

Saturday 23rd July 2022

Rescheduled from Saturday 24th July 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Saturday 23rd July 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

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Friday 24th June 2022.

Rescheduled Date: The George Michael Legacy featuring Wayne Dilks

Friday 24th June 2022.

Rescheduled from Saturday 5th June 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Friday 24th June 2022.

Limited Availability

Thursday 11th August 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE: Richard Thompson - 13 Rivers Tour

Thursday 11th August 2022

Rescheduled from Thursday 22nd July 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Thursday 11th August 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Limited Availability

Thursday 8th September 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE: Agnes Obel

Thursday 8th September 2022

Rescheduled from Tuesday 7th September 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Thursday 8th September 2022. Please contact your point of purchase should you wish to request a refund.

Rescheduled

Friday 9th September 2022

Rescheduled Date: The Counterfeit Seventies

Friday 9th September 2022

Rescheduled from Friday 3rd September 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Friday 9th September 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Friday 23rd September 2022

Rescheduled Date: GO NOW! The Music of the Moody Blues 2022

Friday 23rd September 2022

Rescheduled from Thursday 9th June 2022 . All tickets remain valid for the new date on Friday 23rd September 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

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Saturday 24 September 2022

Rescheduled Date: Showaddywaddy

Saturday 24 September 2022

Rescheduled from Saturday 22nd May 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Saturday 24 September 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Thursday 29th September 2022

Abbamania

Thursday 29th September 2022

Rescheduled from Tuesday 19th October 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Thursday 29th September 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Wednesday 23rd February 2022

Henry Rollins: Good To See You 2022

Wednesday 23rd February 2022

Former member of Black Flag where he displayed intense vocals and awesome tattoos, Henry Rollins is 'the perpetrator of over two decades of song writing. We will refrain from using the word 'accomplished' as it has no place here, but boy, he writes 'em.' One of Rock's most ferocious singers who gives performances of a unique combination of insanity and discipline. www.henryrollins.com

Thursday October 6th 2022

Rescheduled Date: Leo Sayer - The Show Must Go On 50th Anniversary Tour

Thursday October 6th 2022

Rescheduled from Wednesday 20th October 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Thursday October 6th 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Saturday 8th October 2022

Genesis Connected

Saturday 8th October 2022

Rescheduled from Saturday 9th October 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Saturday 8th October 2022.

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Sunday 16th October 2022

Carole: The Music of Carole King

Sunday 16th October 2022

Now rescheduled from Saturday 23rd October 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Sunday 16th October 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Thursday 20th October 2022

Rescheduled Date: The Sensational 60's Experience

Thursday 20th October 2022

Rescheduled from Friday 22nd October 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Thursday 20th October 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Saturday 22nd October 2022

The Pitmen Poets

Saturday 22nd October 2022

From Billy Elliot to Auf Wiedersehen Pet, from When The Boat Comes In to The Likely Lads, now be entertained by The Pitmen Poets!