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January 2018

  Johnny Kingdom is a one-off. This one-time gravedigger and wildlife enthusiast has enchanted huge audiences on the BBC and ITV with his unique approach to filming the animals and birds on Exmoor and across the wider country.‘Enchanting’, ‘He makes you feel you are there with him’, ‘He’s clearly in love with Exmoor’, are just some of the comments from the press about Johnny’s television programmes. His passion for deer, badger, fox and birdlife and his brilliance at transmitting that passion…

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February 2018

  Since 2013, Evenings with Aggers have been delighting audiences all over the country. Now, following in the footsteps of Geoffrey Boycott, Sunil Gavaskar and Graeme Swann, Aggers teams up with cricket’s number 1 maverick, national treasure, David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd. Lloyd has done everything in cricket. An all-rounder for Lancashire and England, first class umpire, coach with Lancashire and the the national team and, from 1999, Sky TV’s most charismatic and popular commentator. Bumble is a lifelong fan and ex-semi-professional…

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  Top British mountaineer, big-wall climber and winter expedition specialist, Andy has soloed the most difficult routes in the world. A leading expert on climbing gear, Andy is also an award-winning writer and film-maker with an ability to captivate any audience with his unique brand of humorous and motivational story-telling. Please note that this show is likely to contain strong language. Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.

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March 2018

  We regret to announce that due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled.  

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  Dr Lucy Worsley is passionate about making history engaging to the widest possible audience. Jane Austen at Home takes a new look at the author’s life. It considers what home meant to Jane, and tells the story through the rooms, spaces, possessions and places which mattered to her. Dispelling the myth of the cynical, lonely spinster Lucy instead offers us a witty and passionate woman of her time, who refused to settle for anything less than Mr Darcy. Ticket…

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May 2018

  A romantic, funny and very touching portrait of life during the early 1940s featuring readings of wartime letters between Oscar-nominated actress Celia Johnson (Brief Encounter) and her explorer and writer husband Peter Fleming (brother of James Bond creator Ian Fleming). The letters read by their daughter Lucy Fleming (Miranda in The Archers, Survivors) and her husband Simon Williams (Justin in The Archers, EastEnders, Upstairs Downstairs) are full of love and warmth and we get an insight into a young…

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September 2018

  Simon Reeve’s first-ever theatre tour will feature the world-famous journalist recount tales from over 15 years of travelling to the most remote and extreme corners of the planet. From being chased by pirates, hounded by the Mafia and bombed by Columbian barons, Simon Reeve has travelled through over 120 countries and his BBC documentaries have sold to over 60 countries around the world! ‘An Audience with Simon Reeve’ is not only a fascinating and educational show, but at times…

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