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December 2021

We invite audiences to experience a rare opportunity with one of the world’s most celebrated and fascinating actors of our time. Join us in conversation with the man, the actor and his many roles in an unmistakably unique event. A retrospective look at David’s career will have you witness some of his most beloved performances in a new and intimate light. For over 25 years he captivated millions worldwide as Agatha Christie’s elegant Belgian detective. Beyond Poirot, this Emmy and…

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February 2022

  THE FORGOTTEN SCARLATTI pre-concert talk with Dr Geoffrey Webber (30 mins) Amongst the roll-call of famous baroque composers we often hear the name 'Scarlatti'. The keyboardist Domenico Scarlatti was born in 1685, the same year that Bach and Handel were born, and his father Alessandro was one of the leading composers of vocal music of the day. But the musical dynasty was much wider than just these, with both male and female members of the family working as musicians,…

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  By popular demand, Jonathan and Phil have teamed up for a brand new show. From their first Evening With Aggers and Tuffers in 2016, they were an immediate hit with cricket fans and non-lovers of the game alike and have gone on to sell out theatres all over the country. Tuffers was the bad boy of English cricket in the 1990s, but the best spinner - left-arm or otherwise - as well. Known as The Cat because of his…

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March 2022

  We are Nature We need the Wilderness as much as the Wilderness needs us. Recently we have learnt to value our green spaces more than ever. In this fascinating, inspirational, and educational show, Ray will be demonstrating and explaining techniques that will help us improve our senses and highlight the problems nature faces today. It is time to cease being frustrated and act now to prevent crimes against nature and the environment Come and celebrate the importance of the…

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April 2022

  Humble By Nature An Evening with Kate Humble takes you on an uplifting, inspiring, funny and an emotional rollercoaster of a journey, full of warmth and passion for the natural world. Kate Humble is a farmer, best-selling author, activist, entrepreneur and one of the UK’s best-known and loved TV presenters. She started her television career as a researcher, later presenting programmes such as Animal Park, Springwatch & Autumnwatch, Lambing Live and most recently the hit C5 series Coastal Walks…

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Acclaimed plantswoman, bestselling author and one of our most familiar gardening experts in the media today, Carol Klein is most famous for her role as regular presenter of BBC Gardeners’ World, having featured on (almost) every programme since 2005. Her natural, pragmatic approach has made her a popular and trusted figure amongst the British public, especially during 2020’s lockdown at a time in which millions of new gardeners tried their hand at the hobby for the first time. Solving your…

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  Steve Backshall brings the sea to the stage with his brand-new stage show Ocean, promising to make a splash with audiences of all ages. Steve Backshall’s Ocean is a love letter to the most exciting environment on our planet – and a great way to learn more about what we need to do to save our seas. Stunts, experiments, props, cutting edge science and big screen footage from his two decades in TV, will all help Steve to bring the icons…

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  John Mackay, in association with Curtis Brown, presents SANDI TOKSVIG LIVE! Next Slide Please ... Following the sell-out 2019 tour of National Trevor, the comedian, broadcaster, writer, campaigner and all-round good egg, returns to over 35 UK theatres with her brand-new show, Next Slide Please ... In an evening of warmth, love and laughter, Sandi will explore reasons to be cheerful after many long months of coronacoaster gloom. Expect fascinatingly funny facts, silly jokes and a quick-fire Q&A. (Don't expect handstands, ministerial behaviour or impressions of Chris Whitty) Book early! "A breath of fresh air ... lots…

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May 2022

  National treasure Barry Humphries will take you on a revelatory trip through his colourful life and theatrical career with his new show The Man Behind the Mask. An intimate, confessional evening – seasoned with highly personal, sometimes startling, and occasionally outrageous stories. The UK welcomed Dame Edna with open arms, immediately becoming a household favourite and filling our living rooms with many years of laughter. His other alter egos included Sir Les Patterson and Sandy Stone. Barry peels off…

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June 2022

  The last two years have seen a dramatic change in the manufacture of cars and trucks as they change from oil based engines to electric propulsion.  The success of this strategy depends on the availability of suitable batteries and the charging infrastructure. Charles Morgan will be discussing his involvement in both the development of electric engines and batteries.

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