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The Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Sunday 29 March, 3.00pm
The real stars of the hit movie Brassed Off, Grimethorpe are in constant demand throughout the world for concert appearances. Having won almost every brass band accolade, these musicians have a highly acclaimed international reputation with numerous TV appearances and recordings to their credit. Enjoy the fabulous sound of this world famous brass band, performing your favourite classics with passion and style.



  The Wizard of Oz
By GTSS Juniors

Wed 1 & Thur 2 April, 7.00pm (+ Thur 2.00pm)
We’re off to see… the most magical adventure of them all. This enchanting classic is developed from the popular MGM screenplay and contains all your favourite characters and all the best songs from the Oscar-winning movie score. Follow the yellow brick road and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and her little dog Toto, as they journey through the magical land of Oz, to meet the Wizard and obtain their heart’s desires. But watch out for the Wicked Witch of the West and her winged monkeys, as you enjoy this fantastic musical treat for all the family.

£12 (£10 conc)


  Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

Saturday 4 April, 7.30pm
Two of the British folk scene’s most accomplished performers, Kathryn and Sean have graced stages the world over in a number of guises. However, the intimacy and passion shown as a duo, combined with an eclectic repertoire is where they shine best. With their highly acclaimed album Hidden People bringing a mix of traditional, self-penned songs and covers to the stage, and a history that includes making music with the likes of Cara Dillon, Kate Rusby and Show of Hands, the Dartmoor based couple are pillars of modern British folk. Support: Hattie Briggs.

“thoughtful ballads to stomping acoustic rock… impressive and entertaining” The Guardian



The Comedy Store (April)

Sunday 5 April, 7.30pm
With over 35 years’ experience in the business, our friends at The Comedy Store have come a long way since they opened their first comedy club above a strip club in Soho. With a host of clubs and comedy nights around the country - and even a club in Mumbai - they’re still the greatest and most influential comedy business on the planet.

Using the very best performers on the circuit, each month they create a line-up especially for the audiences of Durham. So if you fancy a cracking evening of laughter, come and join the fun. Contains strong language, recommended age 16+.

£11 (£9 conc), (£8 Students and Gala Friends)


Essence of Ireland

Tuesday 7 April, 7.30pm
Set against the backdrop of Ireland, England and America in the 19th century, Essence of Ireland tells the story of love, joy, happiness and heartache endured by a couple separated by emigration from each other and their beloved Ireland. Based on true events, the show is a heart breaking yet heart-warming story set against the music and dance of Ireland, the USA and Spain. With Irish classics such as Galway Girl, Emigrant Eyes, Tell Me Ma, The Irish Rover along with original scores, experience the heart, soul and spirit of the Emerald Isle.

“every day is St Patricks Day when these guys are in town” BBC

£21.50 (£19.50 conc). Book and Pay Before Sunday 5 October and get £5 off every ticket booked.


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