Theatre

Punch and Judy – life size! FREE Event

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punch-and-judyFoolsize Theatre present a full size Punch and Judy show in Brighouse town centre. Punch and Judy are played by human puppets and they will tumble in to Brighouse – locked in to their tumultuous version of marital bliss.

Saturday 22 October 2016 – 12pm, 1.30pm and 3pm at Brighouse Town Centre.

For more events taking place during 2016 Brighouse Festival visit www.brighousefestival.co.uk/whatson/

A celebration of Shakespeare at Square Chapel, Halifax

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This year marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death and to celebrate the legacy of this remarkable poet and playwright, Square Chapel has a few ‘wherefore art thou’s’ and ‘to be or not to be’s’ coming up on the following dates.

Friday 22 January – 8pm – The Second Best Bed
This superb one-woman play has received great critical acclaim since its premier at the Swan Theatre Worcester in 2012. Tickets cost £14 (£12 Concs) – Book now

Sunday 14 February – 6pm – Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet 
Prices start from £21 per person, with dinner and weekend packages available too. To book call the box office on 01422 349422 or visit squarechapel.co.uk to start creating the perfect Valentine’s day for you and your beloved.

There’s so much more going on at Square Chapel at the moment and in the future, why not take a look for yourself at www.squarechapel.co.uk/

Festive Family Fun at the Victoria Theatre

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Enjoy festive shows for all the family at Victoria Theatre this year with The Nutcracker, The Snowman, Santa’s Rusty Robot and Cinderella.

Sunday 15 November at 7.30pm – The Nutcracker
Presented by the Russian State Ballet and Opera House, this high quality ballet is performed to a large live orchestra and is an inspiring introduction to classical ballet for the whole family – Tickets cost £34 to £35.10* – Book Now

Wednesday 2 December at 2pm and 7pm – The Snowman
Rated No. 2 in The Guardian’s top 10 things to do with the family over Christmas, this classic story is shown on a large screen accompanied by a professional orchestra – Tickets cost £9.90* to £24.10* – Book Now

Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 December – Pre-School Special: Santa’s Rusty Robot
In response to the success of Santa’s Dizzy Day last Christmas, Iain Lauchlan and Imagine Theatre have come up with a brand new Santa show for 2 to 6yr olds – Tickets cost £7* to £11.10* – Book Now

Saturday 12 December to Sunday 3 January – Cinderella
Schools’ performances run w/c 14th December and tickets are selling fast for all performances of our fun and popular panto – Tickets cost £14 to £19.05* – Book Now

For more performances and entertainment coming up at the Victoria Theatre visit www.calderdale.gov.uk/victoria/events.jsp

Russian State Ballet presents ‘The Nutcracker’

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Nut-detailLast year they brought you Swan Lake, this year its ‘The Nutcracker’… Presented by the Russian State Ballet and Opera House, this high quality ballet is performed to a large live orchestra and is an inspiring introduction to classical ballet for the whole family.

Sunday 15 November – 7.30pm
At Victoria Theatre, Fountain St, Halifax, HX1 1BP

Tickets cost £34 – £35.10* and can be booked online here.

* Prices inclusive of a £1 Theatre Support Fee when booking via the box office and an additional £1.10 booking fee if booking online

Click here to watch the official trailer

Have a Seriously Funny Half Term this October!

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Halifax Comedy Festival runs throughout October and it promises to be fun for adults and kids alike.

Don’t miss the great value workshop packages available with lots of family shows and sign up for the Halifax Comedy Festival e news and if you like to get creative enter a Facebook competition to win tickets now!

To find out what’s going on at Victoria Theatre over Half Term click here.