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Gulbenkian Newsletter



Download the Summer Season 2011 Theatre Brochure HERE


Theatre this week...

Tue 22-Fri 25 Mar 7.30pm, Sat 26 Mar 2pm & 7.30pm

Canterbury Operatic Society Into The Woods

Into the Woods is a blend of the most beloved fairy tales set to the music of Stephen Sondheim.  Like all fairy tales, it contains light and dark, becoming a metaphor for our own journeys in life. Don’t miss this rarely performed, beautiful, enriching and thought provoking musical.

Tickets £15 Encore!Gulbenkian & COS Friends £14
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Theatre next week...

Mon 28 Mar 1.10pm

Lunchtime Concert


See for concert details.

Admission free with a ‘give what you can’ collection

Sponsered by Furley page Solicitors

Mon 28 Mar 7.45pm

China Plate Theatre with Warwick Arts Centre & mac You’re not like the other girls Chrissy

Paris 1945. Christiane waits for a ticket to England that will reunite her with her fiancé. While she waits, this irrepressible mademoiselle recounts the love story between her - an eccentric, acutely-myopic Parisian - and a tongue-tied English teacher from Staffordshire. A tender, comic portrayal of one woman's experience of love and war.

Tickets £13 Encore!Gulbenkian £11 Students £7
Evening Menu available-Click here to see the Menu

Tue 29 Mar 7.45pm
The Movement presents The Tempest
By William Shakespeare
Drawing on the narrative styles of the Commedia Dell’ Arte and combining stunning masks, live music, dance and puppetry, this promises to be a beautiful rendition of William Shakespeare’s final tale and a fantastic evening’s entertainment suitable for all.  
Tickets £12 Encore! Gulbenkian £10 GEN £7 (11+)

Evening Menu available-Click here to see the Menu

Fri 1 Apr 7.45pm

Terry Alderton

Star of BBC 1’s Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Road Show, an Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee and the record holder for the most encores at the Comedy Store.  An outstanding physical comic, with stunningly accurate impressions, amazing sound effects and brilliant routines all delivered with an irresistible energy that is given a unique twist by the ‘voices’ in his head.
Tickets £12 Encore!Gulbenkian £10 (16+)
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Sat 2 Apr 7.45pm – SOLD OUT

Steeleye Span

Pioneers of folk-rock, Steeleye Span changed the face of folk music forever.

Tickets £25

Evening Menu available-Click here to see the Menu

Sun 3 Apr 2pm

University of Chichester Musical Theatre Students* Honk!

A contemporary retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Ugly Duckling", “Honk!” tells the story of an odd looking baby duck, Ugly, and his quest to find his mother. With an hilarious, satirical script, Honk! has every poultry gag know to fowl, egged on by a cracking musical score and performed with feather-flying pluck by the Year Three University of Chichester Musical Theatre Students.
Tickets £10 GEN £8.50 Family & Friends ticket £35 for 5 people


Coming soon...

Wed 6 Apr 7.45pm

Kent Pole Fitness
Kent Pole Fitness’ much anticipated annual pole showcase is back! This year’s theme is ‘Mad House’ and is set to be the best showcase yet. An electrifying mixture of dance and acrobatics, defying gravity and physics in an exciting assortment of solos, duets and groups routines with an exhilarating vision of other selected Kent societies, a perfect pre-exam show to excite and terrifying.
Tickets £6 Students £5

Thur 7 & Fri 8 Apr 7.45pm

Count Arthur Strong Command Performance

Count Arthur Strong's new show, 'Command Performance', is so new, not even he knows he's doing it yet. Don't worry about that though, it's never stopped him before! So get your Maltesers out, roll your trouser legs up and sit back and enjoy this potentially wonderful show. I can guarantee you, you'll have never seen anything like it, whatever it is.  Now, if only we can find him!

Tickets £16 Encore!Gulbenkian £14

Evening Menu available-Click here to see the Menu

Tue 12 Apr 7.45pm

Dan Clark Live

Dan Clark, star of BBC2's How Not To Live Your Life, brings his unique brand of live comedy on a national tour.  The show will feature some of Dan's acclaimed stand-up but will mostly consist of his comedy songs, performed with his.  Best known as lovable rogue Don Danbury from BBC 3 and Johnny Two Hats in The Mighty Boosh, this is a rare chance to catch Dan performing live.

Tickets £15

Evening Menu available-Click here to see the Menu

Thur 14 Apr 7.45pm

Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams
Playing an utterly unique blend of rock & roll, folk, and quirky Americana, Gandalf Murphy & the Slambovian Circus of Dreams have been called "the hillbilly Pink Floyd," which is an apt description, particularly if you throw in elements of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, the Band, and maybe even some Frank Zappa too.
Tickets £14 Encore!Gulbenkian £12
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Look out for:


Custodio Castelo

Friday 1st April 7:30pm - Norton Knatchbull School, Ashford TN24 0QJ

Custodio Castelo is the Master of the Portuguese guitar, performing with his trio intricate and moving Mediterranean rhythms packed full of emotion and combined with a dynamic mix of tempos in a mesmerising display.

Tickets: Adults £8, Concs £5, Students £3, Children FREE

Available from Ashford Tourist Information Centre, 18 The Churchyard, Ashford,

01233 629 165 - tourism_at_ashford_dot_gov_dot_uk





Download the Spring 2011 brochure HERE


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