*****NEW DATE ANNOUNCED***** MARK WATSON: HOW YOU CAN ALMOST WIN

KETTERING ARTS CENTRE

SATURDAY 14TH NOVEMBER 8PM (DOORS 7.30PM)

PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED TICKETS ARE VALID

BUY TICKETS £15

(Age 14+)

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In 2017, Mark Watson – a man prone to considerable anxiety, with multiple phobias and a history of piss-poor self-esteem – was asked to go on Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls. It really wasn’t for him at all because his favourite things include safety, comfort, food and not being scared and miserable. But the experience changed the shambolic comedian for the better, and now he’s written a sort of motivational talk about what it taught him. But still with jokes.

★★★★★ Telegraph

★★★★ Times | Independent | Metro | Time Out | Chortle

★★★★★ “Quite unlike anything else I’ve seen in almost 20 years of covering the Fringe…witty, warm, perfectly judged” Telegraph

★★★★ “This is a stand-up operating at the very top of his game” Independent 

★★★★“He always displays an innate understanding of what the audience wants…creating a bespoke experience for every gig, an added flourish to a strong hour of stand-up” Chortle

★★★★ “A quick-fire hour of fun” Metro

Website: markwatsonthecomedian.com

Facebook: facebook.com/mark-watson

Twitter: @watsoncomedian

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GEORGE EGG: MOVABLE FEAST *****RESCHEDULED DATE 27TH FEBRUARY 2021*****

GEORGE EGG RETURNS TO KETTERING ARTS CENTRE WITH HIS BRAND NEW SHOW!

SATURDAY 27TH FEBRUARY 2021 7.30PM (DOORS 7PM)

BUY TICKETS £14/£12

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Direct from the Edinburgh Fringe 2019 comes a BRAND NEW comedy-and-cooking show for 2020/21 from the award-winning stand-up who makes real gourmet food live on stage.

In his first show, ‘Anarchist Cook’, George made a meal in a hotel room with the complimentary appliances. In his second, ‘DIY Chef’, he was stuck in a shed cooking with tools. In this show he’s on the road! It’s time for Planes, Trains and Automob-meals (sorry).

During an evening of live cooking and laugh-out-loud comedy about making food on the move George demonstrates ways to procure items from the train buffet trolley, beat the rip-off restaurant prices at the airport and even shows you how to turn unexpected road-works into a picnic. It’s cheeky, anarchic and creative, a multisensory show rich in humour and sprinkled with handy hacks. Real gourmet food cooked live in the most unconventional ways and with the opportunity to taste the results at the end, provided you can stop laughing.

“a culinary Bill Bailey, with chopping boards instead of keyboards. It is a multi-sensory delight” The Scotsman

“Brilliantly funny” Jay Rayner in The Observer

“There is a mischievousness about Egg’s humour that is deeply loveable ” Grace Dent in The Guardian

“The wonderfully talented George Egg is genuinely unique” The Independent

“a genius… he is the friendly face of anarchy, the anarchic face of food and the foodie face of comedy” Scotland on Sunday

“a hilarious show with surprisingly good food” The Times

“it is refreshing to encounter a performer who really is unique” The Telegraph

“this is a triumph of out-of-the-box thinking – and tastes lovely too” Metro

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A fantastic review from a Kettering Arts Centre customer! Thank you Julia Thorley

Please click on this link to view the review for:

GreenMatthews – A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHRISTMAS – 600 Years of Yuletide Songs, Carols, Tunes and Tales

Kettering Arts Centre Saturday 30th November 2019 8pm

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MORE FANTASTIC EVENTS AT KETTERING ARTS CENTRE THIS AUTUMN

NEED SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO ONCE WE ARE SOCIALISING AGAIN?

 

CHECK OUT THIS AWESOME EVENT WITH BGT’S MUSICAL COMEDIAN ROBERT WHITE!

ROBERT WHITE – THE TANK TOP TOUR 2

SUCH A TREAT AT KETTERING ARTS CENTRE!

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

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*******NEW DATE ANNOUNCED******* THE MAYOR OF KETTERING PRESENTS HER FAREWELL CONCERT WITH GPQ – IN AID OF THE MAYOR’S CHARITY, THE BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION – SATURDAY 5TH DECEMBER 2020 8PM

*******NEW DATE ANNOUNCED*******

THURSDAY 30TH APRIL 2020 8PM

(DOORS 7.30PM)

KETTERING ARTS CENTRE

BUY TICKETS £15

PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED TICKETS ARE VALID

IN AID OF THE MAYOR’S CHARITY, THE BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION

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THE MAYOR OF KETTERING PRESENTS HER FAREWELL CONCERT

WITH GPQ PART OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE’S LONG ESTABLISHED GINGER PIG BAND

TICKETS ARE ON SALE FOR THIS INCREDIBLE CHARITY MUSIC EVENT IN AID OF THE BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION.

Ginger Pig is a Northampton based band that started in the town’s Black Bottom Jazz Club. The band has travelled worldwide playing at Jazz & Blues festivals and important social events, and has now completed some 100 overseas tours.

Ginger Pig plays Jazz & Blues with a New Orleans flavour, which embraces a time span from Louis Armstrong through to Fats Domino.

Co-founders, the Richardsons brothers, still play regularly as key members of the Ginger Pig in one of their own venues, Auntie Ruth’s in Northampton town centre. Finlay Milne has been playing lead trumpet since 1988 when he was a 24 year old. Ginger Pig, besides being influenced by the music of London in the “swinging 60’s”, has had a long term connection with New Orleans, Louisiana.

The New Orleans connection has resulted in Alton Purnell, Louis Nelson, Kid Thomas Valentine, Don Ewell, Kid Sheik Cola, Freddie Kohlman, Freddie Lonzo, Tuba Fats, Trumpet Black, Glen David Andrews, Sam Lee, Sammy Rimington & many other Jazz legends performing and touring with the band.

GPQ is the cut down version of the band but inches above its weight with brass, keyboards,guitar, and drums plus bags of fun and friendliness.

GPQ played to a sell out crowd at the Mayor’s first fundraising event in her year of office and now returns to play at her final and farewell fundraiser.

BUY TICKETS £15

PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED TICKETS ARE VALID

IN AID OF THE MAYOR’S CHARITY, THE BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION

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NICK HELM PHOENIX FROM THE FLAMES ********NEW DATE ANNOUNCED******** SAT 17TH APRIL 2021 8PM TICKETS £14

NEW DATE ANNOUNCED

KETTERING ARTS CENTRE

SATURDAY 17TH APRIL 2021 8PM

(DOORS 7.30PM)

PLEASE HOLD ON TO YOUR TICKETS AS THEY ARE STILL VALID

BUY TICKETS £14

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Live Nation in association with

Glorious Management Presents

NICK HELM

PHOENIX FROM THE FLAMES

Resurrected from the ashes, come and witness two time Edinburgh Comedy Award 
Nominee and International Treasure In Waiting shaking his ass, singing songs and righting wrongs. 
You don’t deserve this… 
‘The man is brutal, but by AC/DC he’s talented with it.’ The latest ★★★★★  
‘Pretty f*cking amazing. A true comedy daredevil’ Time Out ★★★★” 

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AGE 16+ RECOMMENDED

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******NEW DATE ANNOUNCEMENT****** hazeyjane ANIMA RISING ALBUM LAUNCH – SATURDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2020 8PM – PLEASE HOLD ON TO YOUR TICKETS AS THEY ARE STILL VALID FOR THIS NEW DATE

hazeyjane – ANIMA RISING

KETTERING ARTS CENTRE

SATURDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2020 8PM

(DOORS 7.30PM)

TICKETS £5 (IN ADVANCE)

PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED TICKETS ARE VALID FOR THIS NEW EVENT

£7 (ON THE DOOR)

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“Abandon me to this imagery with words that shoot the moon…”

Composer, acoustic guitarist and singer Chris Brown created hazeyjane as the vehicle for the musical expression of his own original songs and adaptations of selected pieces of poetry.

Most rewarding to a listening and discerning audience, hazeyjane aim to produce mellow and melodic music, intense and intimate, dreamy and dynamic, relaxing and hauntingly atmospheric. They have played concerts all over the UK, including The Stables in Wavendon, Zeffirelli’s jazz bar restaurant in Ambleside, and Eyemouth Hippodrome (Scotland) as well as having appeared at numerous arts centres, libraries, churches, restaurants, folk and other music clubs and festivals.

The band is about to release their second album, Anima Rising. In addition to its quintet of members, this will include several special guest contributions and will reflect entirely the current essence and ethos of the band and capture what one recent commentator described as its ‘luscious, full, hypnotic sound’.

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TICKETS £5 (IN ADVANCE)

“I loved hazeyjane’s E.P. Kanre and can’t wait to hear the new album. Do check this band out. It’s lovely, beautifully crafted music.” — Dave Pegg, Fairport Convention

“…absolutely love it. Beautiful. From the very first notes, it brought to mind one of my all time favourite albums, Hejira by Joni Mitchell. I couldn’t pay it a better compliment than that.” — Ric Sanders, Fairport Convention

“…lovely, lovely stuff!” — Gary Clark, Danny Wilson

TICKETS £5 (IN ADVANCE)

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******NEW DATE ANNOUNCEMENT****** ROBERT WHITE: THE TANK TOP TOUR 2 SATURDAY 10TH OCTOBER 2020 8PM PLEASE HOLD ON TO YOUR CURRENT TICKETS AS THEY STILL WILL BE VALID

******* NEW EVENT DATE *******

ROBERT WHITE: THE TANK TOP TOUR 2

KETTERING ARTS CENTRE

SATURDAY 10TH OCTOBER 2020 8PM (Doors 7.30pm)

(TICKETS PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED WILL STILL BE VALID)

BUY TICKETS £15

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Following on from the success of Britain’s Got Talent 2018, and his debut comedy Tour ‘The Tank Top Tour – 2019’, unique and hilarious musical comedian, Robert White, brings you more, but this time with a little of his personal journey, life ups and downs and some quirky tales into the bargain.

Tank Top Tour: Take Two – ‘Troubles and Treats’

“Pitch-perfect delivery…Just brilliant” ★★★★ Chortle

“Jaw-dropping riot” ★★★★ The List

“Robert White tries hard – and spectacularly succeeds” ★★★★ ThreeWeeks

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*******IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL KETTERING ARTS CENTRE CUSTOMERS*******

In light of the Government guidance around non-essential contact, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued advice that public worship is suspended until further notice.

As Kettering Arts Centre is based in St Andrew’s Church we have reluctantly agreed to close Kettering Arts Centre until we are advised by the Archbishops that we can re-open the church.

We understand this is a difficult time and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Tickets are still valid for all scheduled events so please hold onto them until we can confirm new dates. You are entitled to a refund, but won’t automatically receive one unless you request it. If you wish to claim a refund for online tickets please contact wegottickets.com directly. For refunds on tickets purchased locally please contact us via email at office@ketteringartscentre.com

Our team will be happy to help if you have any further questions or concerns. Contact us via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or email at office@ketteringartscentre.com

Please do keep in touch with Kettering Arts Centre for up to date information and rescheduled dates for postponed events. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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PUSS IN BOOTS BY LYNGO THEATRE THIS FRIDAY 28th FEBRUARY 2020 11AM AT KETTERING ARTS CENTRE

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PUSS IN BOOTS – LYNGO THEATRE

Lyngo Theatre presents

PUSS IN BOOTS

A show by Marcello Chiarenza
Adapted by Patrick Lynch
Music by Carlo Cialdo Capelli
Design assistant Elena Marini
Ages 4+

Would you trust a talking cat?

You never know, he might turn you from a pauper to a prince just like the hero of this story, brought to vivid life on our incredible sloping stage.

Using smoke and mirrors and hidden trapdoors we’ll show you how this sure-footed feline fools both the King and the Ogre to take his master all the way to the top.

With a host of puppets, a working windmill and an avalanche of fruit and nuts come and see this classic furry tail, it’s the cat’s whiskers!

FRIDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2020 11AM

KETTERING ARTS CENTRE

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