Pop Up Theatre arriving at a venue near you this June – part of the Broxtowe Creates Festival

07/05/2024 - Pop Up Theatre Performances and workshops will be on offer throughout June as part of the new Broxtowe Creates Festival.

Pop Up Theatre Performance PosterSix free pop up theatre performances will entertain audiences with a selection of comedy, drama and music sketches performed by Beeston Players and Parky Players.

Plus, there is a chance to try your hand at acting and improvisation at one of three theatre workshops delivered by community theatre director Rachel Green and members of the two theatre groups.

This is a great chance to experience live community theatre as either a participant, an audience member, or both!

  • Sunday 9 June, 12.00pm – 2.00pm and 3.00pm - 5.00pm, Plessey Centre, Marconi Drive, Beeston, NG9 1NX
  • Sunday 16 June, 00pm – 2.00pm and 3.00pm – 4.00pm, Canal Side Heritage Centre, Weir Cottages, Canal Side, Beeston, NG9 1LZ
  • Tuesday 25 June, 3.00pm - 4.30pm and 5.00pm - 6.30pm, Beeston Rylands Community Centre, Leyton Cresent, Beeston, NG9 1PR
  • There will also be a chance to see full performances of ‘Shaken Not Stirred’, a fiercely funny comedy and music sketch show about the challenges of living with Parkinsons, with a sprinkling of Bond, on Sunday 2 June, 3.00pm - 4.00 pm, and 7.00pm – 8.00pm at the Boat and Horses, 137 Trent Rd, Beeston, NG9 1LP.

Tickets £5, email parkyplayers@gmail.com to book.

Theatre workshops at the Plessey Centre, Marconi Drive, Beeston, NG9 1NX on: 

  • Tuesday 4 June, 3.30pm - 5.00pm and 5.30pm -7.00pm
  • Monday 10 June - 3.30pm – 6.00pm
  • Tuesday 18 June – 3.30pm - 5.00pm and 5.30pm-7.00pm
  • Suitable for any level of experience, particularly aimed at those who have never tried acting before.

Further details and to book please contact Janet on 07904 067160 or email parkyplayers@gmail.com

Beeston Players have been entertaining audiences with their regular shows for more than 50 years, whilst the Parky Players are a newer theatre group who have come together to raise awareness of Parkinsons Disease through humour and creativity.

The Pop Up Theatre programme is part of the Broxtowe Creates Festival, a new cultural festival in Broxtowe which has received £30,000 in Arts Council funding.

The festival will run during 1- 30 June and will include a diverse cultural mix of theatre performances, art workshops, film showings, live music, a children’s writing competition and an art exhibition.

Find out more about the festival at www.broxtowe.gov.uk/broxtowecreatesfestival

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