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An Exhibition of works by Debbie Mitchell

An Exhibition of works by Debbie Mitchell

Monday 2nd April - Friday 27th April - 10.00am (23 Shows)

Freiston artist hoping that her art makes people smile and reminisce. Debbie's exhibition is a collection of paintings of animals.


The Full Monty

BOS Musical Theatre Group present
Friday 20th April - Saturday 28th April - 7.30pm, 2.30pm (8 Shows)

BOS Musical Theatre bring you The Full Monty - we can guarantee there won't be a dry eye in the house. Come and support these BRAVE local men as they bare all for their art!


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The Full Monty
''Streets of Boston''

''Streets of Boston''

Paintings in Ink and Watercolour by Karin Christensen
Monday 30th April - Saturday 2nd June - 10:00am (30 Shows)

Local artist Karin Christensen displays her ink and watercolours depicting scenes from Boston and Lincolnshire.


Tennessee Stud

Saturday 12th May - 7.30pm

Tennessee Stud were a well-known band more than 40 years ago in the 70’s. Reformed after several years off the circuit, the band sounds as good as it did all those years ago still although there is only 1 of the original members in the band.You are guaranteed to have an enjoyable evening listening to good traditional country music.


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Tennessee Stud
Austen's Women

Austen's Women

Dyad Productions present
Wednesday 16th May - 7.30pm

AUSTEN'S WOMEN brings the brilliance of Jane Austen to life! With excerpts from thirteen of Jane Austen's characters, pieced together by Austen's brilliant narrator, Austen's Women reveals just how relevant and satirical the best selling regency author remains.


Derek Acorah

'Love, Life, Laughter' Tour
Thursday 17th May - 7.30pm

Following his captivating appearance on Celebrity Big Brother, which saw a phenomenal run to the final, 2018 sees Britain’s best loved, and most entertaining, medium takes to the stage across the UK and Europe with his all new ‘Love, Life, Laughter Tour’.


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TWIST

TWIST

Baroque Theatre Company present
Friday 25th May - 7.30pm

Presented with echoes of 'Pulp Fiction', "Twist" is edgy, slick, stylish and cool. Tarantino meets British farce in the rip-roaring comedy thriller that will have you guessing until the shocking end!


The Jungle Book Kids

Blackfriars Theatre Academy Juniors present
Tuesday 29th May - Wednesday 30th May - 1.00pm, 3.00pm (4 Shows)

The jungle is jumpin' with a jazzy beat in Disney's The Jungle Book KIDS. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film, this musical features a host of colorful characters and your favorite songs from the movie. Come and support the fantastic BTA Kids take on this hugely enjoyable show.


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The Jungle Book Kids
Forbidden Nights

Forbidden Nights

Friday 1st June - 8.00pm

The boys are back in town FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY! Indulge yourselves in a two-hour production as world-renowned circus artists perform heart-racing tricks in an electric fusion of daring routines, acrobatics and provocative choreography with the ultimate Forbidden Tease and a few men in uniform thrown in for good measure. Book early to avoid disappointment!!


Boston's Got Talent

Thursday 14th June - Friday 15th June - 7.00pm (2 Shows)

Boston's Got Talent is back for another year and open for entries. Details on how to get involved are on the next page. Don't forget to also book tickets to come along and supports these talented locals.


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Boston's Got Talent
The Steve Hewlett Show

The Steve Hewlett Show

Saturday 16th June - 7.30pm

After Touring with the Osmonds in America & Canada, & from Butlins to The Royal Albert Hall Steve Hewlett Comedy Ventriloquist & Britain’s Got Talent Finalist makes his debut at Blackfriars with a Special Guest.


Professor Robert Winston

'Improve Your Learning'
Thursday 21st June - 7.00pm

Robert Winston, one of the most instantly recognisable scientists in the country is a compelling speaker, bringing complex issues to life with infectious enthusiasm and energy. He will take a Q&A session at the end of his talk.


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Professor Robert Winston
One night with Elvis

One night with Elvis

Saturday 23rd June - 7.30pm

Ginty is back again with another fun filled night as he performs his Elvis tribute. Not to be missed. All proceeds to charity


The Comedy Tea House

Friday 29th June - 8.00pm

Selling out now on a regular basis, The Comedy Tea House is back again with an absolute belter! With four hilarious comedians and both bars open, it has the makings for another fantastic night out.


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The Comedy Tea House
Fanfare Big Band

Fanfare Big Band

with vocalist Joanne Shields
Saturday 30th June - 7.30pm

Fanfare Big Band are back with another programme of Big Band Swing and a few musical surprises. With guest vocalist Joanne Shields.


A Quest To Dream Valley

JCADA Dance School present
Friday 6th July - Sunday 8th July - 7.00pm, 1.00pm (4 Shows)

Josie Clarke Academy of Dance & Acrobatics leads you through a spell binding tale of make believe with exciting choreography and dazzling costumes!


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A Quest To Dream Valley
The Magic of Musicals

The Magic of Musicals

Blackfriars Theatre Academy present
Friday 20th July - Saturday 21st July - 7.30pm (2 Shows)

Blackfriars Theatre Academy bring you their end of term show. This promises to be another spectacular show including performances from the whole school.


Grease The Musical

Centre Stage Academy present
Friday 27th July - Saturday 28th July - 7.00pm (2 Shows)

Come and see the Centre Stage Academy students perform their version of Grease the Musical. Featuring all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie including You’re The One That I Want, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Greased Lightnin’ and many more.


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Grease The Musical
Last Night of the Proms

Last Night of the Proms

Sunday 9th September - 7.30pm

Join us again along with Kirton Brass Band and guest singers Trevor Fenton and Deborah Haynes for our second Last Night of the Proms.


The Time Machine

Dyad Productions present
Friday 14th September - 7.30pm

In Rebecca Vaughan and Elton Townend Jones’ re-invention of HG Wells’ classic, a Victorian explorer travels through time into tomorrow, discovering the fate of our endeavours; uncovering our darkest fears…


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The Time Machine
Julie Mclelland and The Band from County Hell

Julie Mclelland and The Band from County Hell

Saturday 15th September - 7.30pm

Back again for 2018 - book early to avoid disappointment.


Madam Butterfly

Heritage Opera presents
Saturday 22nd September - 7.30pm

Heritage Opera, Northwest England’s professional touring opera company, returns to Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre with Puccini’s ‘Madame Butterfly’- the heartbreaking story of Cio Cio San, the Nagasaki geisha, and her unwavering belief that the husband who married, then deserted her, Lieutenant BF Pinkerton of the United States Navy, will one day return.


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Madam Butterfly
VARIETY SOCIETY

VARIETY SOCIETY

Lili la Scala presents
Friday 12th October - 7.30pm

Treat yourself to a date with international cabaret doyenne Lili la Scala (as seen on BBC1’s ‘All Together Now’) and her glittering cavalcade of Cabarati in this all new, old school variety show coming to Blackfriars Theatre.


Coppelia

Vienna Festival Ballet presents
Sunday 2nd December - 2.00pm, 5.00pm (2 Shows)

Returning by popular demand, Vienna Festival Ballet’s production of Coppélia promises to delight audiences of all ages.


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Coppelia
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.