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Grants For The Arts Funding Workshop

Saturday 14th JANUARY 10am-5pm

Struggling to fill in funding forms? This is a day long session to get your Arts Council Funding form completed. Chris Mellor, Creative Producer and Arts Manager formerly with the Arts Council, will take you through the ACE grant application process to help your project get the best consideration. Bring along your project ideas and get one to one help to make a convincing application. This workshop will take you through the form without jargon and help you to apply for up to £15 k. All forms will be completed by you on the day, and will be ready to send off

two by jim cartwright



Translated into more than 35 languages, award winning dramatist Jim Cartwright's play 'Two' comes to the Lion and Unicorn Theatre. 'Two' is a study of a northern pub, its eccentric customers and its warring landlord and wife. A real treat!

The Wedding Room

The Wedding Room


BBC Radio 4 writer Rob Johns brings you this one act, all female, dark comedy, The Wedding Room.
It’s the morning of Julia and Andy’s wedding day. Her bedroom has become the usual hive of activity with all the women in her life coming and going throughout the morning. Gran refuses to wear her dress, the twins want to go to Alton Towers and Gail has arrived armed with her purple eye shadow. The Wedding Room is a fast paced, witty portrayal of one dysfunctional family’s most important morning of their lives


Spit and Polish


The Best in Spoken Word. Spit & Polish is a brand new spoken word night, every third Sunday of the month, featuring some of the best performance poets in the UK. Headlining our incredible lineup for December is the multi-award winning poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz. She is joined by the equally impressive Toby Campion, Talia Randall & Daniel Piper. Expect a thought provoking and highly amusing night!




Wireless Theatre presents a live radio recording of a hilarious new comedy: London 1903. Even its burgeoning workforce of women occasionally need the toilet. Provisions are scarce and charge an exorbitant penny-a-go. Local activist group the Edwardian Ladies Sanitary Association make a proposal to the local council. What follows is a battle of class, social mores and wooden toilets