Arlington Arts Centre
Arlington Arts Centre, Mary Hare, Newbury, RG14 3BQ. A map is here.
The Lost Things, 10th February, 19:00 and 20:30
A boy falls and finds himself in a dark and terrifying new world. It’s a world of lost things: car keys, wedding rings, dads and a mysterious girl who is building an amazing machine. Performed in a unique dome structure, The Lost Things is about losing things and finding things you didn’t even know you were looking for. This is a dark fairytale set in a fantastical world, where nothing is quite as it seems. Suitable For Ages 9+.
The Owl and the Pussycat's Treasury of Nonsense, 13th February, 14:00
Alone in his Treasury, The CareTaker makes order of the chaos, battening down the hatches of fancy. A mischievous visitor is determined to remind him that he too could be an adventurer if only he were willing to set the fantastic free. But can the CareTaker let go of his rules and regulations and allow himself to sail away to the land of the Owl and the Pussycat? Inspired by the works of Edward Lear, we present another feast for the eyes, ears and imagination. With our delightfully unpredictable story telling style, hilarious characters and magical puppetry, we present a collection of nonsense and fun, bigger and better than ever before! For ages 3 and up!
Fame, 17th to 19th March, 19:30 and 14:30 on Saturday
Set during the last years of New York City’s celebrated High School for the Performing Arts on 46th Street (1980-1984), Fame is the bittersweet but ultimately inspiring story of a diverse group of students as they commit to four years of gruelling artistic and academic work. With candour, humour and insight, the show explores the issues that confront many young people today. A Newbury YoungStars production.
Puss in Boots, 30th March, 14:00
Would you trust a talking cat? You never know, he might turn you from a pauper to a prince just like the hero of this story, brought to vivid life on our incredible sloping stage by Patrick Lynch from Cbeebies. Using smoke and mirrors and hidden trapdoors he’ll show you how this sure-footed feline fools both the King and the Ogre to put his master at the top. With a host of puppets, a working windmill and an avalanche of fruit and nuts come and see this classic furry tail, it’s the cat’s whiskers! Ages 4+.
For more details
see the Arlington Arts Centre web site at www.arlingtonarts.co.uk.