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Scratch

Five different dance artists share brand new works.

Produced by Charlie Dixon (4Motion Dance Theatre co and Laowai Collab Dance). Each artist shares a new work or work in progress and will be looking for feedback from the audience. The choreographers will be available at the end to take any questions.

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WHY? An exciting evening of contemporary dance theatre that gives emerging artists a unique platform

Studio
£10 (£8 conc)

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Kings of Gypsy Swing

Virtuosic and masterful – two kings of Gypsy jazz.

Violin superstar Tcha Limberger joins forces with guitar wizard Mozes Rosenberg. Tcha is a spectacular multi-instrumentalist. He is known as much for enchanting performances with his Budapest Gypsy Orchestra and Kalotaszeg Trio as he is for being the world’s greatest Gypsy jazz violinist.

WHY? ‘The polymath virtuoso Tcha Limberger is the king of gypsy music’ Sunday Times

Courtyard Theatre
£15 (£13 conc)

Tcha Limberger's website

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The Square (15)

Dir: Ruben Östlund 2017 | 142 mins

(English and Swedish with English subtitles)

Christian is the respected curator of a contemporary art museum. He's gearing up to launch their next show, The Square. When he becomes the victim of a scam, it forces him to question the world around him and his place in it. Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.

WHY? ‘Supremely fresh, witty and thought-provoking’ ★★★★ Time Out

£10.50 (£9.50 conc)

Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings. Offer applied in basket.

Movie Mondays Offer
Monday film screening tickets are £7 and include a free cup of tea or filter coffee.

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West My Friend

Grassroots folk music from the West coast of Canada.

West My Friend has an acoustic blend of instruments and three-part harmonies that challenges the conventions of popular music. The band features pure and thrillingly elastic vocals with catchy arrangements of guitar, mandolin, and accordion that draw from jazz, classical, folk, and pop influences.

WHY? ‘Canada’s modern folk elite’ Folk Radio UK

Studio
£14

@WestMyFriend
@nordenfarm

West My Friend's website

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Ahir Shah and Lou Sanders

An Avalon Edinburgh Festival Preview.

Ahir Shah's sharp, intellectual brand of stand-up features a blend of philosophical inquiry, political vigour, and sweet gags.

‘Fiendishly clever and furious’ ★★★★ The Times

Lou Sanders has appeared on BBC3’s Russell Howard’s Good News, E4’s Big Brother’s Bit on the Side and Radio 4’s The Unbelievable Truth.

‘Destined for hugeness’ Time Out

WHY? Ahir is an internationally-acclaimed performer and Lou has written for Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats and BBC2’s Mock the Week

Studio
£10

@AhirShah
@LouSanders
@nordenfarm

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Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (15)

Dir: Lorna Tucker 2018 | 78 mins, UK

An unprecedented documentary following Dame Vivienne Westwood’s journey from her childhood in postwar Derbyshire to the runways of Paris and Milan. Blending archive footage, beautifully crafted reconstruction and insightful interviews.

WHY? An intimate and poignant homage to one of the true cultural icons of our time

£10.50 (£9.50 conc)

Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings. Offer applied in basket.

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The War of the Worlds

No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's.

The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons invade the stage in this funny yet faithful adaptation. Musical instruments, puppetry and, um, enthusiasm recreate deadly heat-rays, squidgy tentacled Martians and interplanetary warfare on an epic scale. The chances of success? A million to one.

WHY? ‘Part alternative rock band, part thespian. Wholly charming’ The Times

Studio
£14 (£12 conc)

@ThePantaloons
@nordenfarm

The Pantaloons website

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Isle of Dogs (PG)

Dir: Wes Anderson 2018 | 101 mins, US/De

When all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage dump, 12-year-old Atari sets off alone to Trash Island. He is in search of his dog, Spots. With the assistance of his newly found canine friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate of the entire Prefecture.

WHY? ‘Wes Anderson's scintillating stop-motion has bite’ ★★★★ The Guardian

£10.50 (£9.50 conc)

Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings. Offer applied in basket.

Parent and Baby Screening
The screening on Fri 4 May at 11am is exclusively for parents with children under 2 years. Lights are kept on low level and you can move around if you need to. Tickets are £5.50 for adults (including a cup of tea/coffee); babies and infants are free of charge. Seating is unreserved and unaccompanied adults are not admitted.

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Darkest Hour (PG)

Dir: Joe Wright 2017 | 125 mins

Within days of becoming Prime Minister, Winston Churchill must face one of his most defining trials. To explore a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany or stand firm to fight for the ideals of a nation. The threat of invasion is imminent. Churchill must rally a nation and attempt to change the course of world history.

WHY? This winner of two Academy Awards is back by popular demand

‘Gary Oldman is a tremendous Winston Churchill in high-octane drama’ ★★★★ The Guardian

Click here to read the full review.

£10.50 (£9.50 conc)

Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings. Offer applied in basket.

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An American in Paris - The Musical

155 mins.

A live screening (Wed) of the Tony Award winning musical, direct from London's West End.

Set against the backdrop of postwar Paris, with the city recovering from Nazi occupation. An American GI has a chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer. It leads to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love.

WHY? Directed by Royal Ballet Associate, Christopher Wheeldon

'Truly ravishing' The Guardian

£15

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