Fresh from their recent series on Radio 4, a trio of Victorian gentlemen humourists, the Penny Dreadfuls bring you the visually resplendent, aurally pleasurable Aeneas Faversham Forever, one of this year’s most scrumptious and comically edifying Edinburgh Fringe treats. “Think ‘A Bit of Fry and Laurie’ with a dash of ‘Ripping Yarns’ and a twist of ‘Big Train’. Grab the chance to see the Penny Dreadfuls live” – The Guardian In association with Venue Cornwall Tickets £8/£7 Children £4
Greyscale Theatre Company
An investigation into what happens when we discover that our parents are awed human beings, and that at some point they are suddenly going to disappear from our lives. This was one of the most intriguing and fascinating plays we saw at Edinburgh this year, beautifully performed.
“It’s a very pure form of theatre- intimate, pared down and emotionally true.” The Stage
Tickets £10, £9
Cube’s sparkling new show for children (and grownups too) gets it’s first outing at The Tolmen Centre. With plenty of song and dance, and written by our own Jon Welch, this promises to be a delight for all ages. We are making it free for accompanied children, and adult tickets are just £7.
“Fred’s lost his Dad. Now he might be losing his mum too. Looks like a job for Freddie Dare and the Ginger Robber. The toe tapping twosome take on a terrifying quest to stop their arch enemy before it’s too late.”
Café Tolmen will be open for pre show suppers for this event – booking essential.
Adults £7, £3 for children (1 accompanied child free)
A second major earthquake has struck Nepal. Our teams on the ground are establishing the impact on already damaged buildings. It’s a terrifying time for the hundreds of thousands of children and families who lost everything in the 25 April quake. Many are injured, homeless and struggling to find basics like clean water: they desperately need your support. – See more at: savethechildren.org.uk/about-us/emergencies/nepal-earthquake
A weekend event at the Tolmen Centre and Jubilee Wharf offering creative dance workshops for all ages. Even if you have never danced before: babies, teenagers over 50s all are welcome.
It is the year 1906 and provincial audiences are eagerly awaiting the return of the Ffitch Repertory Players with their latest offering The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin. It is anticipated that this resourceful troupe of actors will once again brighten the lives of rural folk and bring a glimmer of the the glamour of London’s West End to their very doorstep.
Tickets £8, £7, Children £4
Sarah Deene Jones can’t be with us, but her Harp Ensemble will be joined by Friends in Harmony to present an evening of English traditional and celtic music, jazz and original pieces.
Tickets £7 or £10 (includes ploughman’s supper of soup and cheese at 6pm. Booking essential.) In aid of the Heritage Centre.