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Glusburn Community and Arts Centre

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Colne Road, Glusburn, West Yorkshire, BD20 8PY
  • Telephone 01535 630223
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  • Website www.gicac.org.uk
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Bad Apple Theatre: Elephant Rock

World premiere tour of a new comedy by Kate Bramley with songs and music by Jez Lowe.

Design by Catherine Dawn

From the great age of the steamers and through the heyday of the British seaside resorts the old Palace dance hall stood proudly on the pier front attended by the greatest of all attractions, The Mechanical Elephant. But the relentless tides have chipped away at the coast and the mighty Elephant Rock that gave the headland its name has seemingly walked off overnight.

Come and join us for a night of comic capers from a family who are trying to keep the Palace doors on, and open, as they delve into the complicated family history of music hall owners spanning 100 years and 5000 miles to the elephant-filled grasslands of Sri Lanka.

www.badappletheatre.co.uk

Sun 1 May

£6–£12

Cliff Richard: The Great 80 Tour

Cliff Richard: The Great 80 Tour

A chance to see Cliff's 80th birthday tour live on the big screen.

Sat 29 Jan

£10

The Houghton Weavers

The Houghton Weavers

Folk music suffused with comedy.

Sat 2 Apr

£13

In Conversation with The Yorkshire Shepherdess

Expect straight-talking first-hand stories from The Yorkshire Shepherdess, as Amanda talks about her journey from townie teenage Goth to hill shepherdess and mother of 9. The talk is packed with amusing anecdotes, colourful characters and inspiring stories from her two decades spent farming at Ravenseat, all delivered with Amanda's trademark energy, humour and charm.

Uplifting, inspiring and overwhelmingly positive, perfect for anyone interested in the countryside and rural living.

Amanda Owen is a shepherdess, farmer's wife, mother to nine children, a passionate photographer and Sunday Times bestselling author. The Owens live a life that has almost gone in today's modern world, one ruled by the seasons and their animals. Home is Ravenseat, a 2000 acre hill farm at the head of Swaledale, North Yorkshire, one of the highest and most remote places in England. In November 2018, the Owens became the stars of their very own Channel 5 TV series 'Our Yorkshire Farm', which became the channel's highest rating factual show of the year, attracting an average of 2.2 million viewers per week. Amanda has also appeared regularly on Countrywise and The Dales.

Amanda has written three books - The Yorkshire Shepherdess (2014), A Year In The Life Of The Yorkshire Shepherdess (2016), and most recently The Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess (2019). All have featured in the Sunday Times Bestseller List.

Fri 20 May

Sold out

In the Heights

In the Heights
  • 2021
  • US
  • 2h 23min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Jon M. Chu
  • Written by: Quiara Alegría Hudes, Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Cast: Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV, Jimmy Smits

A musical set in Washington Heights, New York and centred around a charismatic bodega owner dreaming of a better life.

Sat 8 Jan

£4–£6

The Polar Express

Polar Express
  • 2004
  • US
  • 1h 40min
  • U
  • Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
  • Cast: Tom Hanks, Daryl Sabara, Nona Gaye, Jimmy Bennett, Eddie Deezen

A boy travels on a magical train bound for the North Pole and Santa Claus.

Fri 10 Dec

£6–£24

Father Christmas will be visiting us before the film for all the children to see him in his spectacular grotto! Price includes a gift from Father Christmas for the children and mulled wine and mince pie for the grown-ups!

Resurrection - Indie Disco & Rave (Over 18's Only)

Do you struggle to stay up past 10pm?

Are you asleep on the sofa after one glass of wine?

Are your dancing pumps covered in dust?

Is the dance floor just a distant memory?

If you have answered mostly YES to these questions then you need us!

We are offering you a night out to remember. This is the fifth Resurrection Indie Disco/ Rave and we are once again giving you the opportunity to dust off your pumps and dance the night away to your favourite 80’s, 90’s classic hits. Music you can dance to and believe me you won’t want to leave the dance floor when you have been Razzmatazzed by Jarvis, and Charmed by Morrissey. A melting pot of Brit Pop, Madchester and fine quality indie tunes punctuated with classic rave anthems.

At 1pm when the lights come up you will be joining in the chant to the DJ, “One more, one more!” The next morning when your feet and head hurt and your lie in didn’t happen you will not care, you will be smiling as you chomp down on that bacon butty because you had the best night and that, ladies and gentlemen, is a Resurrection promise!!

Start time 7.30pm

Finish Time 1.00am.

£8 a ticket.

Sat 5 Mar

£12

Snake Davis

Back by popular demand!

Sax is the favourite instrument for many folk, and for good reason. Saxophone, in the right hands, is so emotional, so passionate; it sings, screams, whispers.

Snake Davis is one of the world's most respected and in-demand saxophone players, working with some of music's biggest artists such as Eurythmics, M People, George Michael, Take That, Cher, Tina Turner and Beyonce.

Snake and the band will give you 25 classics including Baker Street, Careless Whisper, Respect, Yakety Yak, and his own solos from A Million Love Songs, Moving on Up, Search for a Hero and Lisa Stansfield's Change.

Keyboard, guitar, bass, drums and SAX - sultry sax, searing sax, screaming sax, sexy sax and soulful sax, this show has it all.

Sat 12 Mar

£15

Soul Train Experience

If you were at Soul Train's last fantastic sell-out performance at The Glusburn Institute in 2018, then youll be keen to grab a ticket for their return in December 2021 before its another sell-out gig!  

Climb aboard and take a journey back in time, to the sweet soulful years of the 60's and 70's Motown era, on this amazing journey we call the Soul Train Experience.

Soul Train delivers enthusiastic performances of Soul and Motown classics popular to the Stax label of the 60's and 70's, tributing legendary artists such as Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder, Wilson Pickett Sam and Dave and many more, transporting audiences back in time.

Soul Trains lineup features two powerful vocalists, one male and female, who together deliver an energetic, flamboyant performance with outstanding vocals and stage presence. The band is made up of the finest, seasoned musicians to compile an exceptional lineup that features drums, bass, guitar, trumpet, tenor, alto and baritone sax, together creating a phenomenal authentic sound.

This Yorkshire-based band is one of Yorkshires most sought-after authentic Soul Acts in the UK, delivering an outstanding performance that continues to impress audiences with their fantastic renditions of timeless classics. This truly is a show not to miss.

Sat 4 Dec

£13

We are a volunteer-led community arts venue at the heart of the local area. We host a programme of events, concerts and theatre taking place in our wonderful proscenium arch theatre space, plus have weekly classes and activities taking place most days. In addition, we have a selection of rooms all available for hire by anyone. Our aim is to provide a community arts venue with something for everyone.

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