What's on at Haverhill Arts Centre this Spring

Written by MiriamSpall on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 22:00

There’s loads of comedy, music, family shows and theatre, and more at Haverhill Arts Centre this spring.

If you think some great music will help you blast away the new year’s blues there’s plenty to choose from. First up is The Quo Experience (2 February), re-live the thumping beats of such hits as Rockin’ All Over The world, Whatever You Want, Down Down, In The Army Now and many more. BurySound comes to Haverhill on Friday 9 February for the third heat of the competition with guest headliner the Stretch Soul Gang. There’s some more poppier sounds with Pop Divas – Live! on 13 February,  a homage to the talents of Little Mix, Katy Perry, Adele, Taylor Swift and more. Other musical highlights include Uncle Funk (17 February) Patsy Cline and Friends (1 March), fingerstyle guitar with Mike Dawes (3 March), a trip down memory lane with Marty Wilde on 24th March and five tributes in one with Roy Orbison and the Traveling Wilburys Show on April 14th and not forgetting The Fureys on Monday 23 April.

Comedy-wise we have shows from Tom Allen (4th March), Nicholas Parsons (6 April) of Just a Minute and Sale of the Century Fame who is 94(!) and Phill Jupitus on 24th May.

Family shows for the February half term include, on 5 April, Theatre of Widdershins’ Three Billy Goats Gruff & Other Furry Tails in which the audience can find out those perplexing questions at the heart of fairy tales. What was Goldilocks doing in the woods? There’s an explosive night of top action with top wrestling stars on 3 April with LDN Wrestling and moving on to The Easter holidays we have the return of the Easter Panto with The Wind in the Willows an on 13 April.

As ever, there’s a mix of live and broadcast drama at the Arts Centre this season. The HG Wells Sci Fi Classic The War of the Worlds gets The Pantaloons treatment wih deadly heat rays, giant fighting machines and squidgy tentacled Martians on 18 April. And switching from the Victorian age to the we have a new play performed by Eastern Angles, Guesthouse which explores life in Clacton on Sea on 10 April. Broadcasts from national companies continue with, amongst others Julius Caesar (22 March) Twelfth Night (14 February) The Winter’s Tale 28th February and An American in Paris, 23 May.

To find out more and to see the full listings go to www.haverhillartscentre.co.uk.

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