What’s on

This Autumn, familiar village halls and community centres across Cumbria, County Durham and Northumberland will undergo magical transformations to host over 75 live performances of professional theatre, music and dance. Featuring the red-hot Cuban beats of Son Yambu, intense theatrical performance from Northern Stage, intimate stories by award-winning storyteller James Rowland, playing with slime with Herd Theatre, classic silent films with live music accompaniment and stunning acrobatic dance – there’s something for everyone and it’s all happening in a village hall or community centre near you.

List of events

In this revelatory exclusive, Ebeneezer Scrooge opens his Diary to expose the awful truth about...

Allendale Village Hall - 5 Dec

Skirwith Village Hall - 7 Dec

St Thomas Church Hall, Stanhope - 8 Dec

Winter is the season for storytelling! What better way to spend a dark evening than...

The Community Hall at Grizebeck - 6 Dec

Hepscott Parish Hall - 7 Dec

Individually famed for originality, innovation and virtuosity on their respective instruments, together they have created...

Alston Town Hall - 11 Dec

Boldron Village Hall - 12 Dec

BURC (formerly St Paul’s) - 14 Dec

Amble Parish Hall - 15 Dec

Mrs Beeton, My Sister recalls the extraordinary life of Mrs Beeton. The eldest of 21...

Soulby Village Hall - 12 Dec

The Cheviot Centre, Wooler - 13 Dec

Great Whittington Village Hall - 14 Dec

Upper Weardale Town Hall - 15 Dec

It’s so cold in Nunavut that the moon has frozen. A greedy dragon has gobbled...

Bolton Memorial Hall - 28 Dec

Bardon Mill & Henshaw Village Hall - 29 Dec

List of dates