Extraordinary Wall [of Silence]

3rd Feb 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Three coming-of-age stories, united in a struggle against violence, ignorance and oppression. Ad Infinitum combine the company's signature style of physical storytelling with the beauty of British Sign Language in an unmissable feast for the senses.

Born to Manifest

4th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Born to Manifest is a powerful new Hip - Hop dance double bill that illuminates the experiences of young black British men.

British Animation Awards Public Choice

5th Feb 2020, 4:00pm

The Arts Centre

The BAAs are back in town. “It’s the wool of the people!” A chance for the public to vote on their favourite British short animation film and animated music video.

Downton Abbey The Movie

5th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

The worldwide phenomenon Downton Abbey has become a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England unleashes scandal, romance and intrigue that leaves the future of Downton hanging in the balance.

Katherine Ryan

5th Feb 2020, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

Katherine Ryan is dominating television and live comedy scenes both in the UK and abroad. Her second Netflix stand-up special Glitter Room was released globally on 1 July 2019, following 2017’s In Trouble. She hosted an all-female 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown special (C4) and fronted C4’s How’d You Get So Rich?, as well as hosting The Stand-Up Show with Katherine Ryan for The Comedy Network in Canada.

The Birth of Death

6th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

The Birth of Death is a collaboration between Internationally acclaimed multi award-winning, physical theatre creator Yael Karavan and award winning solo performer, Fool and End of Life Doula Joanne Tremarco. It is inspired by Tremarco's experiences supporting her Mum at the end of her life.

Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing Called Love

8th Feb 2020, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

Award-winning comedian and star of ITV’s The Chase, Paul Sinha has, thus far, lived his life content in the understanding that stability and emotional happiness were lovely ideas but not really for him. Nonetheless, several decades of cheerfully bearing boozy witness to the narratives of others can slowly change a man. And so can a prosecco-fuelled Christmas.

Judy

12th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform in a sell-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in THE WIZARD OF OZ, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown.

Daniele Pantano, Juana Adcock and Deryn Rees-Jones

12th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Daniele Pantano is a Swiss poet and literary translator. He has published over twenty volumes of poetry, essays, and literary translations, and his poems have been translated into a dozen languages. Juana Adcock is a Mexican-born Scotland-based poet and translator. Her first book Manca, was named by the distinguished critic Sergio González Rodríguez as one of the best poetry books published in 2014.

Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer

13th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

This is no Bollywood ‘raga to riches' story, this is the real deal. Follow Shane’s transformation from ‘fat kid’ to international performer as he rips up ideas of race, language and culture in a bedazzling mix of theatre, dance and film.

100% Simon Brodkin

15th Feb 2020, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

After three hugely successful BBC series as Lee Nelson, multiple sell-out tours and various court appearances following world-famous stunts on Theresa May, Sepp Blatter, Donald Trump, Kanye West and Britain’s Got Talent, the award-winning comedian unleashes his funniest creation yet… himself!

NT Live, Encore: Present Laughter

18th Feb 2020, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter, a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness. Captured live from The Old Vic in London.

GUY The Musical

18th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Finding love isn’t easy being fat, gay and nerdy. Luckily for Guy, you can be anybody online...including your best friend. But little does Guy know, he’s not the only one with a big reveal.

Hustlers

19th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez and Julia Stiles star in this US drama based on the 'New York' magazine article 'The Hustlers at Scores' by Jessica Pressler.

Where There's Muck There's Bras

20th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Performed by stand-up poet Kate Fox; a comic and thought-provoking show about the real Northern Powerhouse, Northern Women – the sung and the unsung!

A Rush Of Laughter Comedy Night

22nd Feb 2020, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

Join us for a fantastic evening of comedy, with stars of TV Carl Donnelly (Mock The Week, Russell Howard's Good News), Andrew Lawrence (Michael McIntyre's Roadshow, Dave's One Night Stand, and as heard on Radio 4) Gareth Richards (Russell Howard's Good News, Live At The Electric). Hosted by Adam Rushton.

Jazz In The Red Bar

24th Feb 2020, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

For the evening The Red Bar will become a cabaret style jazz club and the quartet will entertain you by playing jazz standards from the 1930's onwards and popular songs from the American songbook - swing music at its best!

Religion Now! Seminar Series

25th Feb 2020, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Faculty of Education

Once each month, on a Tuesday evening, a speaker from the world of Religion and/or Religious Education will be invited to share with us the wisdom derived from their research.

Sorry We Missed You

26th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

‘Sorry We Missed You’ follows Ricky and his family as they struggle against debt. Ricky gets the chance to be a self-employed delivery driver, which brings new challenges. He was convinced to take the job by promises of independence, but he doesn’t get paid if he’s unable to deliver the packages.