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Keeping creativity alive. An exhibition exploring the idea that the artist’s career can be perused on minimal time each day, in harmony with life’s commitments. 

 

Dates: Sat 5 January - Fri 1 February 2019
Time: 10am to 4pm
Price: FREE ADMISSION

A ten week introduction to contemporary poetry course presented by Judi Sutherland, a poet living and working in Barnard Castle.

 

Date:  Weekly from Thursday 10 January - Thursday 11 April
Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Price: £5

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Following a successful live theatre production at The Witham, audiences now have the chance to enjoy a screening of the filmed version, curated by local artists.

DateThursday 17 January 2019
Time: 7.30 pm
Price: PAY WHAT YOU DECIDE

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HEDGE is FUN , FRESH and EXCITING, drawing in children and adults alike to experience a performance with a difference. Welcome to a story about bravery, in a world that is ever changing; exploring the story of a hedgehog waking up from hibernation and everything is not as it once was.

 

Date:  Saturday 19 January 2019
Time: 3.00 pm please note, the start time has changed since the programme was published
Price: Donations for the Investing in the Witham Appeal 

HEDGE combines the magic of dance and puppetry to create a playful, friendly atmospheric performance space for young ones, where they will be encouraged to explore their space and be taken on the hedgehogs story as it discovers how to be brave.  Families of all ages can enjoy this performance. Expect to get involved, get attached, and see the world through tiny eyes!

   
 
 

Martyn Joseph is a completely unique and mind blowing artist. Take everything you think you know about singer songwriters….and rip it up!

Date Wednesday 23 January 2019
Time: 7.30 pm
Price: £16 in advance | £18 on the door

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In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge (superbly played by Emma Thompson) must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family's refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.

 

DateThursday 24 January 2019
Time: 7.30pm pm
Price: £5 | £4 for 16 years and under

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Widely considered to be one of the greatest films in cinema history, enjoy this 1939 classical musical starring Judy Garland as Dorothy. This film launches The Witham's Accessible Screening of Classic films.

 

DateThursday 24 January 2019
Time: 1.30pm pm
Price: £5 | £4 for 16 years and under

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Turrets Youth Theatre and regional improvisation experts The Suggestibles invite you to join the Rat Race!  An inter-generational opportunity to develop your improvisation skills...

Date:  Saturday 26 January
Time: 11am - 5 pm
Price: £3 for adults | Free for under 18 years

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Tchaikovsky’s most ambitious opera contains some of his greatest music and is a powerful study of destructive obsession.

Date:  Sunday 27 January 2019
Time: 2.00 pm
Price: £15 | £13 for 16 years and under | £10 for 11 years and under

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These days Justin’s not certain about anything apart from his uncertainty – Brexit looms, it appears the Cold War is being rebooted and that’s before we begin to worry about what’s happening in America…..closer to home he’s starting to feel redundant as a parent. One kid is leaving home, the dog is getting older and doesn’t need much walking, and the youngest kid hits thirteen and cancels the family subscription to The Beano.

Date: Saturday 26 January
Time: Doors: 7.00pm, Start:7.30pm
Ticket: £14 Adult | £5 unwaged

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Local photographer David Williams talks about his coffee table book 'A Wild Life'.  This is a fundraising event with all proceeds going to the Investing in the Witham Appeal

 

DateTuesday 29 January 2019
Time: 7.30 pm
Price: £5

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Richard Eyre’s beautiful production provides the perfect setting for Verdi’s opera about a courtesan who sacrifices all for love.

Date:  Wednesday 30 January 2019
Time: 6.45 pm
Price: £15 | £13 for 16 years and under | £10 for 11 years and under

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I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

DateThursday 31 January 2019
Time: 7.00 pm
Price: £12 | £10 for 16 years and under

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Aimed at teenagers and adults, this workshop is all about “New Beginnings”. Learn the technique of Gelli Plate mono printing. Gelli Plate Monoprinting in turn explores the use of colour and how it can affect how we feel.

DateSaturday 2 February 2019
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Price: £40 including lunch

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Enjoy the fresh produce on offer!

Date: Saturday 2 February and Saturday 2 March 2019
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Price: Free admission

 

Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time - and right up until his death in 1973 he was the most prolific of artists.

DateTuesday 5 February 2019
Time: 7.00 pm
Price: £12 | £10 for 16 years and under

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Funny Way To Be Comedy and The Witham are delighted to bring this pop-up show to the Witham. 

Date:  Tuesday 5 February 2019
Time: 7.30 pm
Price: £5

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The UK's leading comedy magician is back on the road with his astonishing new show. You've seen him on television, now experience his jaw-dropping magic live on stage!

Date: Friday 8 February 2019 
Time: 7.30pm
Price: £16 | £14 for 16 years and under

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Men's Voices: Stepping Out of the Box Exhibition. An original artistic exploration of masculinity, asking how gender stereotypes have shaped men and boys in the North East. 

 

Dates: Fri 8 February - Sat 23 February 2019
Time: 10am to 4pm
Price: FREE ADMISSION

For 15 years Jim Moray has been at the forefront of a new movement in English traditional music. 

 

Date:  Saturday 9 February 2019
Time: 8.00 pm
Price: £13 in advance | £15 on the door

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