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Local Amateur Groups Celebrate Success at the Regional NODA Awards

Local Amateur Groups Celebrate Success at the Regional NODA Awards

Sunday 10th June

We are delighted to share in the celebrations with BOS Musical Theatre Group and Boston Playgoers Society today when they received their NODA awards as follows:-
 
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Join us for Strawberry Tea - 29th June

Tuesday 22nd May

Come along and join us for Strawberry Tea at Blackfriars Arts Centre  on Friday 29th June from 1.30 - 3.30pm.

The Blackfriars Social Committee would love you to join them for a lovel...

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Join us for Strawberry Tea - 29th June
Coffee Mornings May 2018

Coffee Mornings May 2018

Wednesday 16th May

We are excited to advise that we have got not 1 but 2 Coffee Mornings this month! 

This Friday 18th May is our usual monthly Coffee Morning - 10am - 12 noon - All Welcome. 

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Re-Scheduled Fish and Chip Supper Quiz Night - Wed 23rd May 2018

Tuesday 24th April

We are pleased to confirm that a new date has been set for the Fish and Chip Supper Quiz Night which was cancelled previously due to weather. 

This event will now take place on Wedne...

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Re-Scheduled Fish and Chip Supper Quiz Night - Wed 23rd May 2018
Blackfriars Theatre - Kitchen Refurbishment Update

Blackfriars Theatre - Kitchen Refurbishment Update

Tuesday 24th April

The Directors of Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre are delighted to announce another exciting upgrade to the facilities here at Blackfriars Theatre.

Over the past 3 years we have been a...

Summer Craft Fayre - POSTPONED

Thursday 19th April

POSTPONED UNTIL SUNDAY 7TH OCTOBER. Due to unforscene circumstances this event has been postponed until October. We apologise for any inconvenience. 

Sunday 20th May - 10am - 4pm

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Summer Craft Fayre - POSTPONED
Blackfriars Coffee Morning - Friday 20th April

Blackfriars Coffee Morning - Friday 20th April

Thursday 19th April

Just a reminder that this Friday 20th April is our next Coffee Morning here at Blackfriars Arts Centre. 

Please come along and join us for a cup of ...

Blackfriars Easter Afternoon Tea - Wed 18th April 2018

Wednesday 28th March

Join us for our annual Easter Afternoon Tea - Wednesday 18th April 2018 - 1.30pm - 3.30pm. 

Due to maintenance at the theatre this event has been moved from Wed 28th March to the 18t...

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Blackfriars Easter Afternoon Tea - Wed 18th April 2018
Blackfriars Theatre Academy - Easter Chicago Workshop

Blackfriars Theatre Academy - Easter Chicago Workshop

Monday 26th March

Blackfriars Theatre Academy have got a guest teacher coming in for this special CHICAGO workshop afternoon. 

Charity Fashion Show - Thurs 29th March 2018

Monday 26th March

This thursday see our joint venture with The Butterfly Hospice featuring Lincs Fashion, chain store clearance all perfect items no seconds, sizes up to 24, gather your friends and family come alo...

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Charity Fashion Show - Thurs 29th March 2018
Blackfriars Theatre Academy - Easter Workshops

Blackfriars Theatre Academy - Easter Workshops

Tuesday 6th March

Looking for something to do with your little one this Easter? Why not book them in for a one day workshop with our own Blackfriars Theatre Academy team. 

This easter they will get to...

FREE Workshop for Finding Nana audience....

Monday 12th February

Opportunity to participate in a free workshop when you buy a ticket!

Whether you are, or have, a Nana, Grandpa, Granny, Pops, Nanny, Mama or Gran, that grandparent grandc...

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FREE Workshop for Finding Nana audience....
Charity Coffee Morning - Friday 16th February

Charity Coffee Morning - Friday 16th February

Tuesday 6th February

Come and join us for our February Coffee Morning from 10am - 12noon on Friday 16th February. 

This month we are teaming up with the Sibsey Lancaster Memorial Trust. 

A...

Quiz Evening with Fish and Chip supper - Wed 28th Feb - CANCELLED

Tuesday 30th January

CANCELLED - Unfortunately this event has been cancelled for this evening due to the weather conditions. All people with tickets will be contacted and a new date will be arranged as soon as possib...

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Quiz Evening with Fish and Chip supper - Wed 28th Feb - CANCELLED
The White Harts - Pre-Theatre Dinner Deal continues for 2018

The White Harts - Pre-Theatre Dinner Deal continues for 2018

Monday 29th January

We are pleased to confirm that The White Hart Boston are continuing their Pre-Theatre Dinner Deal into 2018. 

Have dinner before a performance here at Blackfriars Theatre and take ad...

FREE ART WORKSHOP - Let's Animate - 12th February 2018

Monday 22nd January

Discover Volunteering are back with another FREE art workshop this coming half term at Blackfriars Arts Centre. 

Let's Animate will help your child to create their own person or ...

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FREE ART WORKSHOP - Let's Animate - 12th February 2018
First Coffee Morning of 2018

First Coffee Morning of 2018

Tuesday 16th January

Come and join us for the first Coffee Morning of 2018 this Friday 19th January from 10am - 12 Noon. It will be lovely to catch up, and you can take a look at the latest exhibition in our Gallery Fo...

New Tricks sessions continue at Blackfriars

Thursday 11th January

New Tricks Rhythm and Blues group is growing and looking for new members!

Learning and playing a great range of songs...


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New Tricks sessions continue at Blackfriars
Cinderella raises thousands for Children's Ward for the 4th year running.

Cinderella raises thousands for Children's Ward for the 4th year running.

Thursday 4th January

This years pantomime Cinderella has again raised over Two Thousand pounds for the Children's Ward at Pilgrim Hospital. 

Another successful panto season comes to an end and we are...

Blackfriars Spring 2018 Entertainment Guide

Thursday 4th January

The January - September 2018 entertainment schedule at Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre has been finalised and the new guide is available now. We will be distributing copies out to our usual dat...

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Blackfriars Spring 2018 Entertainment Guide
The Perfect Christmas Gift

The Perfect Christmas Gift

Wednesday 20th December

Still looking for that perfect Christmas Gift for your friends and family??  Why not give them the gift of a great night out here at Blackfriars Theatre with one of our Gift Vouchers. 

Blackfriars Social Committee - WIN Best Charity Christmas Display AGAIN!

Friday 8th December

The Blackfriars Social Committe work hard all year round to make sure that Blackfriars windows and displays look good - but they pride themselves on their Christmas displays and this year it has pa...

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Blackfriars Social Committee - WIN Best Charity Christmas Display AGAIN!
Box Office Christmas Opening Hours

Box Office Christmas Opening Hours

Tuesday 5th December

Everyone at Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas. 

Thank you for all your support over the past year and we look forward to seeing you in...

BLACK FRIDAY DEAL - Circus of Horrors!

Friday 24th November

LIMITED TIME OFFER - BOOK BEFORE MIDNIGHT ON MONDAY 27TH NOVEMBER AND GET 50% OFF TICKETS TO THE CIRCUS OF HORRORS  - VOODOO! 

Show date: 29th March 2018 at Blackfriars Theatre....

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BLACK FRIDAY DEAL - Circus of Horrors!
SAVE-A-LIFE Sunday 19th November

SAVE-A-LIFE Sunday 19th November

Thursday 16th November

St Johns Ambulance will be delivering a CPR Session at Blackfriars Theatre this Sunday 10am til 12noon. 

Come along take a look - it only take 5 minutes to learn something that could...

New Tricks - Rhythm and Blues Group - Continues at Blackfriars

Friday 10th November

Due to the success of the first sessions we will be continuing the New Tricks Rhythm and Blues group at Blackfriars on a Friday afternoon, starting the 10th November.

So if you miss ...

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New Tricks - Rhythm and Blues Group - Continues at Blackfriars
Children in Need - Coffee Morning 17th November 2017

Children in Need - Coffee Morning 17th November 2017

Tuesday 31st October

Please come and join us on Friday 17th November from 10am - 12 noon for our Children in Need Coffee Morning. 

We are also running a bottle raffle as in previous years we are ask...

Santa Claus is coming to Blackfriars Theatre this December

Tuesday 31st October

It's official Santa will be stopping by during December to spend some time in our Revue Bar and he would love to meet your little ones. 



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Santa Claus is coming to Blackfriars Theatre this December
HAPPY HALLOWEEN - Circus of Horrors is back in 2018!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN - Circus of Horrors is back in 2018!

Monday 30th October

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Charity Fashion Show - 2nd Nov 2017

Thursday 26th October

Lincs Fashions invite you to a chainstore clothing sale and Fashion Show Extravaganza on Thursday 2nd November at The Pilgrim Lounge, Boston Football Club.  

Starting at 7pm - t...

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Charity Fashion Show - 2nd Nov 2017
Blackfriars Craft Fayre - Sunday 15th October

Blackfriars Craft Fayre - Sunday 15th October

Monday 9th October

Come and join us this Sunday 15th October for our Craft Fayre. 

There will be approximately 20 stalls of different crafts for you to take a look at. 

Light Refreshment...

BTA Hocus Pocus - Play in a Day - 27th October 2017

Tuesday 3rd October

Join Amanda and the team for this half term one day event. 

Hocus Pocus - Play in a Day

Have fun workin...

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BTA Hocus Pocus - Play in a Day - 27th October 2017
FREE ART WORKSHOP - Animation's Got Talent - 25th October 2017

FREE ART WORKSHOP - Animation's Got Talent - 25th October 2017

Tuesday 26th September

Discover Volunteering are back with another FREE art workshop this coming half term at Blackfriars Arts Centre. 

Animation's Got Talent will take place on Wednesday 25th October ...

Macmillian Coffee Morning - Fri 29th Sept 2017

Monday 25th September

Please come and join us this Friday from 10am - 12 noon for our annual Macmillan Charity Coffee Morning.  A cup of Tea or Coffee and piece of cake for just £2.50. All Welcome.


Macmillian Coffee Morning - Fri 29th Sept 2017
A Prosecco Night - Tasting Evening 9th November

A Prosecco Night - Tasting Evening 9th November

Tuesday 19th September

To celebrate the introduction of the ever popular Italian sparkling wine to the bars at Blackfriars Theatre, we are pleased to invite you to a Prosecco tasting evening on the 9th November...

Pub Quiz Fish and Chip Night a huge success.

Friday 8th September

Great fun was had by all at the Pub Quiz and Fish & Chip Supper on Wednesday night. 

The Blackfriars Social Committee are putting on numerous events throughout the year and would...

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Pub Quiz Fish and Chip Night a huge success.
NEW TRICKS - Rhythm and Blues Group - Fridays at Blackfriars - FREE

NEW TRICKS - Rhythm and Blues Group - Fridays at Blackfriars - FREE

Tuesday 5th September

If you are in the twilight years and miss your musical exploits of the past come and join us. Bring along your bass/ banjo/ guitar/ voice/ harmonica or whatever and see if you can remember how...

Little Shop of Horrors - Open Auditions Notice

Wednesday 30th August

Look Out! Audrey II, the people eating singing plant has been spotted at Blackfriars Theatre over the summer eating some of our Academy members!



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Little Shop of Horrors - Open Auditions Notice
New September - January Entertainment Guide is out NOW!

New September - January Entertainment Guide is out NOW!

Tuesday 22nd August

Pick up your copy of our latest Entertainment Guide out now.

Available from Blackfriars Theatre or to READ MORE

Blackfriars Social - Pub Quiz and Fish and Chip Supper - 6th September

Monday 21st August

Join us for our next Social Evening - the Revue Bar Pub Quiz and Fish & Chip Supper - book a table of 4 for £25. (Including Fish and Chips). Booking to be made via Box Office.


Blackfriars Social - Pub Quiz and Fish and Chip Supper - 6th September
CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE - 7th - 19th Aug 2017

CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE - 7th - 19th Aug 2017

Wednesday 9th August

Please note:- Blackfriars will be closed for maintenance from the 7th - 19th August.

Due to annual maintenance, seat refurbishment and volunteers holidays Box Office and the Auditorium wi...

Blackfriars Theatre - AGM - 20th September 2017

Friday 28th July

The Blackfriars AGM will be held on Wednesday 20th September at 7.00pm at the Theatre. Everyone is welcome, however only members are eligible to vote. For more details and nomination an...

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Blackfriars Theatre - AGM - 20th September 2017
Coffee Morning - This Friday 21st July

Coffee Morning - This Friday 21st July

Tuesday 18th July

Don't miss this months Coffee Morning on Friday 21st July from 10am - 12 noon. 

As always there will be Tea/Coffee and Cake for just £2.50. 

All Welcome - we...

Blackfriars Theatre - SUMMER SCHOOL

Monday 26th June

We are excited to announce the details for this years Summer School at Blackfriars Theatre.

A five day intensive summer school based on the theme of Pete...

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Blackfriars Theatre  - SUMMER SCHOOL
AUDITIONS - We are looking for the 2017 Boston Babes

AUDITIONS - We are looking for the 2017 Boston Babes

Friday 23rd June

Following last year’s exciting pantomime ‘Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood’ Tony Peers Ltd are back this year with 

FREE ART WORKSHOP - Animation from the Beach - 26th July 2017

Thursday 22nd June

An introduction to animation from objects found on the beach. 

This workshop is suitable for 8 - 14 year olds and there are limited places available. 

For more informa...

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FREE ART WORKSHOP - Animation from the Beach - 26th July 2017
Panto arrives in Boston in June!!

Panto arrives in Boston in June!!

Monday 12th June

We are delighted to announce that this years’ Pantomime at Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre will be the best loved of all, yes Cinderella is coming to Boston.

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Blackfriars Good Companions Afternoon

Wednesday 7th June

Blackfriars Social Committee are launching their Good Companions afternoon next Monday 12th June.  It is free to come along tea/coffee biscuits will be provided, why not join us for a kni...

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Blackfriars Good Companions Afternoon
AUDITIONS - Boston Playgoers Society - Habeas Corpus

AUDITIONS - Boston Playgoers Society - Habeas Corpus

Saturday 3rd June

Boston Playgoers Society are holding Auditions for their October production of 'Habeas Corpus' by Alan Bennett, directed by Jo Warrick.



Vienna Festival Ballet - Cinderella - Audience Review

Monday 22nd May

The Vienna Festival Ballet are regular visitors to Blackfriars Theatre - bringing a ballet to Boston twice a year. Their latest visit brought Cinderella and this audience member was so moved they f...

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Vienna Festival Ballet - Cinderella - Audience Review
Coffee Morning - Friday 19th May 2017

Coffee Morning - Friday 19th May 2017

Thursday 18th May

Don't forget our monthly Coffee Morning this Friday from 10am - 12noon. All welcome.  Join us for a cup of tea/coffee, piece of cake and a good old chin wag. 


ANNIE OPEN AUDITIONS

Wednesday 17th May

The Blackfriars Theatre Academy are teaming up with BOS Musical Theatre Group for their production of 'ANNIE' in November.

Auditions will be held at Blackfriars Theatre on 3rd&nbs...

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ANNIE OPEN AUDITIONS
Blackfriars Open Competition comes to an end this weekend

Blackfriars Open Competition comes to an end this weekend

Thursday 27th April

The Blackfriars Open Art competition attracted a high standard of entries, with 21 artists entering 52 very varied works of art. All were of a very high standard and the judges, Mike and Lynn Lovit...

Review of BOS Musical Theatre Groups production - Into the Woods

Monday 24th April

If you go down to the woods today...you're in for an aesthetically astounding surprise as the Boston Operatic Society nail a giant, both literally and theatrically!

Taking on Sondheim...

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Review of BOS Musical Theatre Groups production - Into the Woods
Boston Playgoers Open Day - Sunday 14th May

Boston Playgoers Open Day - Sunday 14th May

Thursday 20th April

Interested in theatre?

Come to the Boston Playgoers Society Open Day on Sunday 14 May!

Boston Playgoers are on the lookout for new members to join their friendly group. So ...

WIN TICKETS - 3 LITTLE PIG DRAWING COMPETITION

Tuesday 28th March

We are excited to release our Competition for your little ones.  

We have got a 1 x Family Ticket to Three Little Pigs for either the 1pm or 3.30pm performance to give away to t...

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WIN TICKETS - 3 LITTLE PIG DRAWING COMPETITION
Blackfriars Easter Afternoon Tea Party - Wed 12th April

Blackfriars Easter Afternoon Tea Party - Wed 12th April

Friday 17th March

Join us this Easter for Afternoon Tea and Bonnet Parade.

To be held at Blackfriars on Wednesday 12th April from 2 - 4pm. 

Tickets are just £6 and can be purchased fro...

Painting of Boston being sold in blind auction

Thursday 9th March

This superb painting of Boston, painted by local boy Rohan Goonawardena, has been entered into the READ MORE

Painting of Boston being sold in blind auction
Easter Holidays Musical Theatre Challenge

Easter Holidays Musical Theatre Challenge

Wednesday 22nd February

Join us for a funfilled day of dancing, singing, acting, games and challenges all based around the new musical - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Wednesday 5th April - 10am ...

February Coffee Morning - in aid of Sibsey Lancaster Memorial Trust

Monday 13th February

Join us this Friday 17th February for our Monthly Coffee Morning - 10am - 12 noon

This month the proceeds will be split with Sibsey Lancaster Memorial Trust, and Stan Naylor the author of...

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February Coffee Morning - in aid of Sibsey Lancaster Memorial Trust
BOS Musical Theatre Group win another award!

BOS Musical Theatre Group win another award!

Wednesday 1st February

BOS Musical Theatre Group (Formerly Boston Operatic Society) has won regional and national awards for their poster for the musical Chess performed in 2015. Designed by member Stuart Bull the poster...

HALF TERM MADNESS - KIDS CRAFT DAYS

Wednesday 1st February

Book your little ones in for our Craft Sessions this half term.

Monday 13th and Wednesday 15th February.
1.30pm - 3.30pm
Suitable for 6-10 year olds.
Cost: £6 p...


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HALF TERM MADNESS - KIDS CRAFT DAYS
Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood raise money for Children's Ward

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood raise money for Children's Ward

Friday 6th January

2016 has been another successful year for Pantomime at Blackfriars Theatre, with Tony Peers production of Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood being a hit with the audiences.

Continuing o...

New Platform Lift is a winner

Tuesday 20th December

Front of House were delighted to show off the Superb New Platform Lift at Blackfriars. The Lift is situated at the Lower door into the auditorium. This addition along with the new seats that were i...

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New Platform Lift is a winner
Blackfriars Social Committee Win 1st Place

Blackfriars Social Committee Win 1st Place

Friday 16th December

Congratulations to the Blackfriars Social Committee, who won 1st place in Boston Borough Councils Christmas Window Competition in the charity category.

Blackfriars Memorabilia ON SALE NOW!

Thursday 15th December

2016 has been a special year for Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre and to celebrate we have introduced some items of memorabilia throughout the year. This includes the 50th Anniversary Mug and Pi...

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Blackfriars Memorabilia ON SALE NOW!
BLACK FRIDAY DEAL - THE CIRCUS OF HORRORS

BLACK FRIDAY DEAL - THE CIRCUS OF HORRORS

Friday 25th November

LIMITED TIME TICKET OFFER - DON'T MISS OUT!


Children in Need - Coffee Morning 18th November 2016

Tuesday 8th November

We are having a coffee morning on 18th November 10-12md in the foyer, coffee and home made cake for £2.50 a bargain, in aid of Children in Need.
 
Please su...

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Children in Need - Coffee Morning 18th November 2016
Table Top Sale - 6th Nov - CANCELLED

Table Top Sale - 6th Nov - CANCELLED

Monday 24th October

Unfortunately the Table Top Sale scheduled for the 6th November has been cancelled due to there not being enough interest in tables this year.  We hope to look at this again in 2017.


Blackfriars Theatre - Disabled Access Update

Wednesday 19th October

The Directors of Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre are delighted to announce another excellent upgrade. Last year saw the installation of new seats with more leg room to half the auditorium, this...

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Blackfriars Theatre - Disabled Access Update
Macmillan Coffee Morning - Friday 30th September

Macmillan Coffee Morning - Friday 30th September

Wednesday 28th September

Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre are proud to be hosting a Macmillan Coffee Morning this Friday 30th September as part of the World's Biggest Coffee Morning event.

Doors will be op...

Blackfriars Theatre - A.G.M. - 26th September 2016

Monday 19th September

It's that time of year again when Blackfriars Annual Memberships are due and the Annual General Meeting is held. 

If you are interested in becoming a member or attending the A.G....

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Blackfriars Theatre - A.G.M. - 26th September 2016
50th Anniversary Grand Reunion and Exhibition Launch

50th Anniversary Grand Reunion and Exhibition Launch

Friday 16th September

Last Friday Blackfriars launched its season of celebrations to mark its 50th Anniversary with a Grand Reunion event. 

It was a great night of memories with volunteers, members a...

Coffee Morning - 16th September

Thursday 15th September

Good Morning All - Happy Friday! Don't forget our Coffee Morning today from 10am - 12 noon.

Come along and view our 5...

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Coffee Morning - 16th September
Forever our Dame - A Tribute to the late Richard Laight

Forever our Dame - A Tribute to the late Richard Laight

Monday 5th September

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we report the death of Richard Laight on September 2nd 2016.

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Blackfriars Autumn 2016 Programme

Friday 2nd September

The lastest Blackfriars Brochure has been released click here to view an electron...

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Blackfriars Autumn 2016 Programme
Pantomime Auditions - Robin Hood & the Babes in the Wood

Pantomime Auditions - Robin Hood & the Babes in the Wood

Friday 26th August

Following last year’s hugely successful pantomime ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’, Tony Peers Ltd are again searching for Chorus Babes (Girls and Boys under 4ft 10 - age 6 to 12) an...

Blackfriars Theatre Academy - Auditions

Friday 12th August

We are delighted to announce that we will be holding Open Auditions for the first Blackfriars Theatre Academy Musical- 'A Christmas Carol'. Ages 7-19, all abili...

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Blackfriars Theatre Academy - Auditions
August Coffee Morning - Friday 19th August

August Coffee Morning - Friday 19th August

Tuesday 9th August

Please come along and join us for this months Coffee Morning on the 19th August from 10am - 12 noon. As always a Cup of Tea or Coffee and piece of Cake is just £2. All Welcome.


Box Office Closure

Sunday 31st July

Please note: Blackfriars Box Office will be closed from the 1st August for 2 weeks.

This is for staff holidays and annual maintenance.

Tickets may still be...

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Box Office Closure
Blackfriars Theatre Academy - SUMMER SCHOOL

Blackfriars Theatre Academy - SUMMER SCHOOL

Friday 15th July

We are excited to announce that the details for the Blackfriars Theatre Academy Summer School with our new Principal - Amanda Rivers at the helm have been confirmed. 

Places are stil...

July Coffee Morning - Friday 15th July

Wednesday 13th July

If the Comedy Tea House is not your cuppa, then why not join us for our monthly Coffee Morning this friday 15th July from 10am - 12noon. 

All Welcome.

Cup of Tea or Coffee ...

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July Coffee Morning - Friday 15th July
Blackfriars Theatre Academy - New Team Appointed

Blackfriars Theatre Academy - New Team Appointed

Friday 17th June

Interviews for the new team to take over from Debi and Harlequin Theatre Arts have been taking place this week and we am pleased to announce that we have appointed...

Congratulations to our local amateur groups - NODA award prizes

Thursday 16th June

Members of Boston Playgoers, BOS Musical Theatre Group, and Boston Children's Theatre were all nominated for NODA awards for their productions in 2015 and last week...

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Congratulations to our local amateur groups - NODA award prizes
Afternoon Tea Party - 12th June 2016

Afternoon Tea Party - 12th June 2016

Wednesday 1st June

Don't forget we are holding an Afternoon Tea Party on Sunday the 12th June - Tickets are still available so please book now with Box Office on 01205 3630108.

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Coffee Morning - Friday 20th May

Wednesday 18th May

Don't forget our Coffee Morning this Friday 20th May from 10am - 12 noon.

Cup of Coffee/Tea and Homemade Cake - £2.00.

Come and Join us - All welcome

All pro...

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Coffee Morning - Friday 20th May
Looking for a new Career? We may have the perfect opportunity for you....

Looking for a new Career? We may have the perfect opportunity for you....

Friday 13th May

Blackfriars Arts Centre Ltd are looking for a passionate person or group to take over the running of the Blackfriars Theatre Academy.

We are looking for organised individuals who are expe...

'9 to 5 The Musical' Hits the spot

Monday 25th April

 

This is one hell of a show and the audiences are going to love it. In a show of this quality it is very difficult to pick out individuals. The three leading ladies were all superb ...

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'9 to 5 The Musical' Hits the spot
Happy Birthday to HRH The Queen - Afternoon Tea Celebrations

Happy Birthday to HRH The Queen - Afternoon Tea Celebrations

Thursday 21st April

Join us on Sunday the 12th June for an Afternoon Tea Party to Celebrate The Queen's 90th Birthday, from 3pm onwards.

LIVE MUSIC - FACE PAINTING - KIDS FANCY DRESS COMP - BAR OPEN...

Blackfriars Theatre - Jumble Sale - Sunday 17th April

Monday 11th April

Join us this Sunday 17th April for the Blackfriars Jumble Sale. CLOTHING AND BRIC A BRAC. SUNDAY APRIL 17th - 1pm to 4pm 20p ADMISSION Refreshments available.


Blackfriars Theatre - Jumble Sale - Sunday 17th April
Harlequin Theatre Academy Summer School 2016

Harlequin Theatre Academy Summer School 2016

Sunday 10th April

This year brings the FIRST EVER Harlequin Summer School.

Looking for something for your children to do this summer holidays? Why not enrol them into the Harlequin Summer School. &nbs...

Coffee Morning - Friday 15th April

Wednesday 6th April

Join us on the 15th April from 10am - 12noon for this months Coffee Morning.

Cup of Coffee/Tea and Homemade Cake - £2.00.

Come and Join us - All welcome

All...

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Coffee Morning - Friday 15th April
CBeebies Sid and Rebecca Arrrrr a hit!

CBeebies Sid and Rebecca Arrrrr a hit!

Monday 14th March

Best known for their daytime childrens program 'Lets Play' - CBeebies stars Sid and Rebecca were treading the boards at Blackfriars Theatre this weekend with their new live show - 'Trea...

EASTER Afternoon Tea - 30th March 2016

Monday 7th March

You're invited to an Easter Afternoon Tea Party on the 30th March from 1.30 - 4pm.

Tickets are £5 and are available from Box Office now.

Includes Full Afternoon Tea, R...

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EASTER Afternoon Tea - 30th March 2016
Easter Coffee Morning - Friday 18th March

Easter Coffee Morning - Friday 18th March

Monday 29th February

Happy Easter from Blackfriars Theatre.

Join us on the 18th March from 10am - 12noon for our Easter Coffee Morning.

Cup of Coffee/Tea and Homemade Cake - £2.00.

Mayor of Boston's Charity Concert A Huge Success

Sunday 28th February

Another packed auditorium at Blackfriars Theatre on Friday night for the Mayors Charity Concert - Broadway to Boston.

With just a handful of seats to spare the Theatre was alive with peop...

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Mayor of Boston's Charity Concert A Huge Success
Valentines Coffee Morning - Friday 19th February

Valentines Coffee Morning - Friday 19th February

Monday 8th February

Love is in the Air this February at Blackfriars Theatre.

Join us on the 19th February for our Valentines themed Coffee Morning.

Cup of Coffee/Tea and Homemade Cake - £2.00...

Jack and the Beanstalk Raises Thousands for Charity

Monday 25th January

'We are excited to confirm that the cast of the Jack and the Beanstalk Pantomime which ran throughout December at Blackfriars Theatre have raised £2328.3...

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Jack and the Beanstalk Raises Thousands for Charity
New Year Coffee Morning - 15th January

New Year Coffee Morning - 15th January

Tuesday 5th January

Join us for the first Coffee Morning of 2016 on the 15th January from 10am - 12 noon.

Cup of Coffee or Tea plus a slice of cake £2.00

All proceeds to be split between...

Jack and the Beanstalk raises the roof!

Wednesday 30th December

Blackfriars Theatre’s Annual Pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk has been a hit with packed houses of young and old.

After a fantastic season last year with Dick Whittin...

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Jack and the Beanstalk raises the roof!
Christmas Box Office Hours

Christmas Box Office Hours

Monday 21st December

Please note Box Office will only be open from 1pm throughout the Christmas period starting from 26th until the 31st December. 

You can still book tickets for all shows online at...

Christmas Lights Switch On with Silly Billy

Thursday 26th November

Silly Billy (Mike Carnell) will be performing at both of the Boston Christmas Lights Switch on events today. 

Some of you will remembr Mike from his performance in last years Pantomi...

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Christmas Lights Switch On with Silly Billy
Victorian Afternoon Tea - Wednesday 2nd Dec

Victorian Afternoon Tea - Wednesday 2nd Dec

Wednesday 25th November

Come and enjoy lots of Christmas Treats, a Christmas Raffle, Quizzes and Festive Music at our Victorian Afternoon Tea on Wednesday 2nd December. 

Join us from 1pm - 3pm in the Blackf...

November Coffee Morning with Book Stall 20th November

Monday 16th November

Come and join us again this Friday for friendly chat, delicious cakes, coffee and a Book Stall.

Help support your local theatre and have fun at the same time. 

Tea or Coffe...

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November Coffee Morning with Book Stall 20th November
Blackfriars Christmas Craft Fayre - Wednesday 18th November

Blackfriars Christmas Craft Fayre - Wednesday 18th November

Wednesday 11th November

Join us next Wednesday 18th November from 7pm to 9.30pm for our 2015 Christmas Craft Fayre.

We will have various craft stalls, demonstrations, cakes and lots of ideas for&...

White Hart - Pre-Theatre Dinner Offer

Thursday 29th October

The White Hart, Boston are offering a new pre-theatre dinner package for anyone with valid tickets to a show that evening at Blackfriars Theatre. Click here to see the fantastic menu on offer.


White Hart - Pre-Theatre Dinner Offer
BBC Radio Lincolnshire - Song for Lincolnshire - Audience Member Review

BBC Radio Lincolnshire - Song for Lincolnshire - Audience Member Review

Monday 26th October

Blackfriars Theatre recently hosted BBC Radio Lincolnshire for their Song for Lincolnshire Final - please read on to find out what one of our audience members thought of the night:-

We we...

Blackfriars Halloween Party - Saturday 31st October

Tuesday 20th October



Blackfriars Halloween Party - Saturday 31st October
Coffee Morning - Friday 16th October

Coffee Morning - Friday 16th October

Monday 12th October

Why not join us again this Friday between 10am and 12 noon for our monthly coffee morning. This month we will also have a book stall in the Foyer.

Cup of Coffee or Tea plus a slice of cak...

The Nutcracker - Second performance added

Sunday 4th October

Due to the demand for additional tickets for the Vienna Festivals Ballets performance of The Nutcracker on the 6th December, they have agreed to a second performance on the same day.  

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The Nutcracker - Second performance added
Comedy Tea House is another Hit!

Comedy Tea House is another Hit!

Monday 28th September

What a night! The ongoing Comedy Tea House series at its best! The beer was flowing and the acts were on top form. This time round the MC kept the audience well behaved but suitably warmed up....

Sudden and Suspicious death at South End Boston

Tuesday 15th September

Sudden and Suspicious death at South End Boston - Wednesday 17th December 1888

On Wednesday evening a dinner was provided at the Ship Inn, London Road...

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Sudden and Suspicious death at South End Boston
YESTERYEAR AFTERNOON TEA PARTY - 16th September 2015

YESTERYEAR AFTERNOON TEA PARTY - 16th September 2015

Friday 11th September

Come and join us on Wednesday the 16th September for a Yesteryear Afternoon Tea Party at Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre.

Tickets are just £4 each and this includes full afterno...

Blackfriars Theatre Opens New Auditorium - Friday 4th September 2015

Tuesday 8th September

Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre was brimming with pride on the evening of Friday September 4th at the grand reopening of the newly refurbished auditorium, and rightly so!

It is a prec...

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Blackfriars Theatre Opens New Auditorium - Friday 4th September 2015
Blackfriars AGM will be held on 11th September

Blackfriars AGM will be held on 11th September

Friday 21st August

The AGM will be held on Friday 11th September at 7.30pm in the auditorium. Everyone is welcome, however only members are eligible to vote. Please download the AGM document at the bottom...

Coffee Morning - Friday 21st August 2015

Monday 17th August

This month we are joined by pupils from the Blackfriars Academy - Harlequin Theatre Arts, so why not join us this Friday between 10am and 12 noon for our monthly coffee morning.

Cup of Co...

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Coffee Morning - Friday 21st August 2015
Blackfriars Auditorium Refurbishment is underway...

Blackfriars Auditorium Refurbishment is underway...

Monday 10th August

Here at Blackfriars Arts Centre and Theatre it is our passion to Keep Live Theatre in the Heart of Boston. To be able to showcase wonderfully talented amateurs and...

Coffee Morning - Friday 17th July 2015

Monday 13th July

Why not join us again this Friday between 10am and 12 noon for our monthly coffee morning. 

Cup of Coffee or Tea plus a slice of cake £2.00

All proceeds to be sp...

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Coffee Morning - Friday 17th July 2015
**Audition Notice** Chorus Babes and Senior Dancers required for Blackfriars 2015 Pantomime

**Audition Notice** Chorus Babes and Senior Dancers required for Blackfriars 2015 Pantomime

Wednesday 8th July

Following last year’s successful pantomime ‘Dick Whittington’, Tony Peers Ltd are again searching for Chorus Babes (Girls and Boys under 4ft 10 - ag...

Forbidden Nights sweep Boston ladies off their feet...

Monday 6th July

Friday night was certainly a night to remember as Blackfriars Theatre was filled with groups of excited ladies. Expectations were high as the audience took their seats in what was the first full ho...

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Forbidden Nights sweep Boston ladies off their feet...
The Comedy Tea House hits all the right buttons... Audience review

The Comedy Tea House hits all the right buttons... Audience review

Wednesday 1st July

Local performer and choreographer Abi Kingsley-Parker is a regular at Blackfriars Theatre and after attending The Comedy Tea House on Friday night with friends she sent us this email which we w...

Boston's Got Talent - The Results!

Thursday 25th June

What an uplifting couple of evenings of entertainment on display at Blackfriars Theatre last week! Boston’s Got Talent was an absolute pleasure to judge and by the culmination of performances...

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Boston's Got Talent - The Results!
Teddy Bears abseil down Boston Stump.

Teddy Bears abseil down Boston Stump.

Wednesday 24th June

Sunday 21st June was the Boston Bear Challenge when a number of Teddy Bears were due to abseil off the Boston Stump. 

Some of you may have seen that our own 'Friar Bear' was ...

Coffee Morning - Friday 19th June - in support of Fen Bank Greyhound Sanctuary

Monday 15th June

Come and join us this Friday morning from 10am - 12 noon for our monthly coffee morning. 

This month we have teamed up with Fen Bank Greyhound Sanctuary to help raise awareness ...

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Coffee Morning - Friday 19th June - in support of Fen Bank Greyhound Sanctuary
Blackfriars Volunteers Party

Blackfriars Volunteers Party

Monday 15th June

Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre is predominately run by Volunteers, without whom the theatre would struggle to survive, so in order to go a small way to thank these volunteers for their committ...

BBC Radio Lincolnshire comes to Blackfriars Theatre

Friday 29th May

Join us on Friday the 5th June as BBC Radio Lincolnshire's Melvyn Prior broadcasts LIVE from our foyer gallery. 

We are excited to be welcoming Melvyn and his team to the Blackfr...

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BBC Radio Lincolnshire comes to Blackfriars Theatre
Petition for Grant Funding

Petition for Grant Funding

Thursday 7th May


Here at Blackfriars we are looking to start to refurbish the building and improve the seating in the auditorium. In order to do that we need to obtain grant fun...


Coffee Morning - Friday 15th May

Tuesday 28th April

SPRING INTO SPRING WITH A HOT DRINK, DELICIOUS CAKE AND A FRIENDLY CHAT. 

Cup of Coffee or Tea plus a slice of cake £2.00

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Coffee Morning - Friday 15th May
Box Office Closure

Box Office Closure

Monday 27th April

Box Office will be closed Thursday (30th April) morning from 10am until 1pm. Tickets can continue to be purchased online.


Blackfriars Coffee Morning - Friday 17th April

Monday 13th April

Blackfriars Volunteers are holding another Coffee Morning in the Blackfriars Gallery Foyer on Friday the 17th April from 10am - 12 noon.  These run every 3rd Friday each month.

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Blackfriars Coffee Morning - Friday 17th April
Help Support Friends of Blackfriars - Buy Raffle Tickets

Help Support Friends of Blackfriars - Buy Raffle Tickets

Wednesday 25th March

Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre is used by many local businesses as a venue to host events or run weekly clubs from. 

One of our regular clients are PolEnvy - who run Pole Dancin...

Coffee Morning - Friday 20th March

Wednesday 18th March

Blackfriars Volunteers are holding another Coffee Morning in the Blackfriars Gallery Foyer on Friday the 20th March from 10am - 12 noon.  Due to the success of the event in February they ...

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Coffee Morning - Friday 20th March
An Evening of Burlesque reveals all in NEW show for 2015

An Evening of Burlesque reveals all in NEW show for 2015

Wednesday 18th March

For the first time ever, the biggest burlesque stars from around the world are set to star on the same stage.

An Evening of Burlesque unveils a brand-new, spectacular stage show for 2015,...

Vienna Festival Ballet - 35th Anniversary Gala comes to Blackfriars Theatre

Wednesday 11th March

The Vienna Festival Ballet celebrates 35 years with an outstanding Anniversary Gala. They are proud to present highlights from the world’s most beloved Tchaikovsky ballets which have&nbs...

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Vienna Festival Ballet - 35th Anniversary Gala comes to Blackfriars Theatre
Open Invitation - Showing of Oil Paintings by David Waller

Open Invitation - Showing of Oil Paintings by David Waller

Wednesday 25th February

Blackfriars Arts Centre in conjuction with David Waller cordially invite you to a showing of Oil Paintings in the Gallery Foyer on Tuesday 3rd March fr...

Blackfriars Entertainment Guide - Database

Monday 16th February

Well it is that time of year again when we have produced and distributed our latest Entertainment Guide which covers the first 6 months of shows for 2015. 

You can pick up a guide fr...

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Blackfriars Entertainment Guide - Database
Coffee Morning - Friday 20th February

Coffee Morning - Friday 20th February

Tuesday 10th February

Blackfriars Volunteers are holding a Coffee Morning in the Blackfriars Gallery Foyer on Friday the 20th February from 10am - 12 noon.

The current exhibition in the Gallery Foyer are&...

Spring Mixed Media Exhibition - 'Food For Thought' - Submissions Required!

Monday 2nd February

Blackfriars Arts Centre is holding the Spring mixed media exhibition in the Foyer Gallery in March / April 2015. The Trustees cordially invite Artists and...

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Spring Mixed Media Exhibition - 'Food For Thought' - Submissions Required!
Members Night - Wednesday 21st January

Members Night - Wednesday 21st January

Monday 19th January

This Wednesday the 21st January we will be holding one of our regular evenings whereby you can chat to the Blackfriars Committee members and express your views and opinions, in a relaxed and friend...

Blackfriars Pantomime Raises Money for Children's Ward at Pilgrim

Tuesday 6th January

Stuart Bull, Chairman of Blackfriars Theatre & Arts Centre presented a cheque for £1160-00 to the Children's Ward at Pilgrim Hospital on stage last Saturday evening, with more to...

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Blackfriars Pantomime Raises Money for Children's Ward at Pilgrim
New Art Exhibition, Message from our Chairman

New Art Exhibition, Message from our Chairman

Thursday 9th October

The trustees of Blackfriars Arts Centre are really excited to be able to stage an exhibition by such talented local artists. It is many years since Blackfriars last staged anything like this, and we h...


AGM this 17th September 2014

Monday 8th September

The Annual General Meeting has been called for 17th September 2014 for all paid up members. This will take place at the theatre at 7.30pm in the Revue Bar. Documents can be downloaded by clickin...


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AGM this 17th September 2014
Open Auditions for our Pantomime, Dick Whittington!

Open Auditions for our Pantomime, Dick Whittington!

Thursday 21st August

This year, the pantomime Chorus/Babes will be selected by OPEN AUDITION for Tony Peers LTD and Gerry Grahams production of Dick Whittington on at Blackfriars Theatre from 12th Dec- 5th Jan.



Pantomime!! Dick Whittington Comes to Blackfriars!

Monday 28th July

TONY PEERS LTD IN ASSOCIATION WITH GERRY GRAHAM AND THE BLACKFRIARS THEATRE are delighted to announce the fabulous Christmas Pantomime – Dick Whittington This is one of the best loved pantos and tel...


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Pantomime!! Dick Whittington Comes to Blackfriars!
Blackfriars launch new website

Blackfriars launch new website

Monday 14th April

Welcome to the brand new website of Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Center in Boston. Here you will find all you need to know about our venue, upcoming shows, and everything else that goes on. This new w...


Blackfriars undoubtedly plays a very important role as Boston's centre for entertainment and the arts. It is home to two very successful local amateur dramatic and operatic groups, as well as hosting a varied program of professional stage productions.