Winter & Spring 2019 Programme   (7:30 pm, door & bar from 7pm)

Sat 12th Jan     The Civic Arts Theatre, Oswaldtwistle presents   'The Elves and the Shoemaker'

A party for the 5 to 8 year olds will be followed by a performance of 'The Elves and the Shoemaker' by The Civic Arts Theatre of Oswaldtwistle. Unlike our 'normal' First Saturday events, our 'pantomime' commences at 2pm, doors open at 1.30pm.

Children £6 (including a drink), accompanying adults £3.

Sat 2nd Feb         Leos Strings           website

For an evening of classical music, stage and on-screen favourites and more recent hits such as Oasis and Coldplay. Something for everyone.

"What can I say? Your quartet was a triumph! The number of people telling us how much they enjoyed your playing is growing. From my point of view, an unqualified success."

"I canít thank you enough for the most amazing performance and I am so sorry that I didnít say thank you and a good bye on the day. Your performance and the excellent acoustics filled the Great Hall with the most beautiful sound and it really did make the day extra special for us."

Sat 2nd Mar     Tom McConville   with   David Newey     -   website

Making his third appearance is Tom McConville who was born and brought up on Tyneside in the North East of England. Heís one of the leading fiddle players of our time. A virtuoso musician and fantastic singer, his rich and warm voice makes his interpretation of traditional and contemporary songs greatly admired by singers throughout the world. You will also hear David Newey's 'incredible, unique guitar playing'.

In great demand as a performer, session musician and teacher; playing the fiddle is his lifelong passion and he has achieved every playerís dream of creating his own unique, instantly recognizable sound.

His live performances combine a rollercoaster of musical delights from fast, rhythmic dance tunes , through beautiful slow airs and of course, great singing. All presented with his inimitable sense of humour and style.



Sat 6th Apr     Chris Newman and Maire ni Chathasaigh     -     website

This celebrated partnership of "one of the UKís most staggering and influental acoustic guitarists" (fROOTS) with "the doyenne of Irish harpists" (SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY) and recipient of Irish musicís most prestigious award, are coming to play at our Village Hall again.

Sat 4th May       Joanna Lavelle   is   Joyce Grenfell

Choice Joyce is a personal tribute show to the life and work of Joyce Grenfell performed by Lancashire Actress Joanna Lavelle. The show demonstrates the range and versatility of this writer singer and actress it includes old favourites like the nursery school sketches and Stately as a Galleon together with less well known and thought provoking monologues like Lally Tullet.

Sat 18th May       Murder Mystery Evening

The Murder Mystery evening is presented by Stage 2. The Italian-themed event will incude a three course Italian meal provided by Tastebuds of Whalley and is exceptional value at £12.50

Tickets for any of these events, all at the very reasonable price of £6 (except May 18th)
can be obtained at Hallworth's the Butchers opposite the Hall
or Whalley Post Office, online or from David Balfour on 01254 822350
To avoid confusion we are only selling tickets for the NEXT event online
Tickets already purchased are, of course, still valid.