Evening events, Theatre, free events

27 events

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The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Fri 28 Nov

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

Sat 29 Nov

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

Fri 5 Dec

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

…and 7 more dates until 27 Dec

John Aldiss' Magnificent 7

Comedy/variety show mixes funny folks, music, spoken word, cabaret, magic and more. Catch is, each act gets precisely seven minutes.

The Griffin, Glasgow

Thu 4 Dec

Free / 0141 331 5170

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 0141 331 5170

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 0141 331 5170

Carradine's Cockney Sing A Long

Join Mr. Tom Carradine, on the 'Ol Johanna, and London cabaret compere, Champagne Charlie as they present an evening of timeless songs with audience participation.

Wilton's Music Hall, London E1

Mon 15 Dec

The Mahogany Bar

Free / 020 7702 2789

Friday Folies Bergere

A cabaret and burlesque show starring legendary performer Holly Penfield and beautiful piano virtuoso Chrys Columbine, plus other femmes fatales.

Cellar Door, London WC2E

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 7240 8848

Hoods

The story of Kyle, Jessie and baby Troy, three children abandoned in a deserted car park who wait, in vain, for their mother’s return. Presented by Midnite Youth Theatre Company from Perth, Australia.

Scottish Youth Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 6 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 552 3988

  • 19:00 – 20:00 Hoods Scottish Youth Theatre, Glasgow
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2nd Anniversary Of Pokfulam Rd Productions + UK Premiere New Play The 38th Parallel

To celebrate the last two years of Pokfulam Rd Productions, we're having a proper knees-up! Oh and we'll be combining it with a rehearsed reading of a new play on North Korea and the media.

Arcola Theatre, London E8

Fri 30 Jan 2015

Free, donations welcome / 020 7503 1646

Artists@Work: Ubu Roi

A demonstration of the 3D mapping being used in the forthcoming production of Ubu Roi, from Director Phillipos Phillipou and dramaturgist Vangelis Makriyannakis.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 31 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 228 1404

Part of Manipulate.

Baby Lame's Christmas Spread

Cabaret monstrosity Baby Lame and her mommie dearest Moan Crawful invite you with open arms (and legs) to attend a punk-horror-drag soiree celebrating everyone's favourite shopping season… Christmas!

Hackney Picturehouse, London E8

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0871 902 5734

CRATES: Art and Beats

Crates returns for the third instalment of their 'Beats' showcase event, inviting you to take a trip into an alternate reality with South London artist, Meloncholy.

Upstairs At The Ritzy, London SW2

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0871 704 2065

Dark Matter

Fifteen short dramas responding to the ups and downs of being human in the twilight world of 2014.

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01522 882000

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Drunken Nights III

Drunken Chorus presents performances from a selection of artists, all in the style of traditional variety shows.

The George Tavern, London E1

Wed 17 Dec

Free / 020 7790 7335

Wed 11 Mar 2015

Free / 020 7790 7335

East End Literary Salon

East End Literary Salon presents a night of new theatrical writing from the finest emerging playwrights. Be amazed by daring flights of fancy! Be astounded by literary imaginings! Be astonished by the words and visions presented for your pleasure.

Ophelia, London E8

Sun 7 Dec

Free

The Gin Trap Cabaret

A new intimate and lively cabaret in one of East London's best loved pubs.

The George Tavern, London E1

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Free, donations welcome / 020 7790 7335

Wed 18 Feb 2015

Free, donations welcome / 020 7790 7335

Wed 18 Mar 2015

Free, donations welcome / 020 7790 7335

Licensed To Ill: Work In Progress

Simon Maeder & Adam El Hagar present a musical comedy based on true stories from the 1980s hip hop scene.

Camden People's Theatre, London NW1

Tue 9 Dec

Free, recommended donation £5 / 020 7419 4841

Wed 10 Dec

Free, recommended donation £5 / 020 7419 4841

Thu 11 Dec

Free, recommended donation £5 / 020 7419 4841

Fri 12 Dec

Free, recommended donation £5 / 020 7419 4841

Life's a Drag

Cheeky humour from a variety of London's drag artists as they perform their turns on stage.

Cellar Door, London WC2E

Mon 1 Dec

Free after 4pm / 020 7240 8848

Mon 8 Dec

Free after 4pm / 020 7240 8848

Mon 15 Dec

Free after 4pm / 020 7240 8848

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Live Music: Concordia Foundation Presents Duelling Divas

An entertaining, informative tour of opera's greatest egos that is part-play, part-concert, part circus act.

National Portrait Gallery, London WC2H

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 020 7312 2463

Mel Brimfield And Gwyneth Herbert: Barbara And Henry: The Musical

Performance exploring the imagined relationship between revered sculptors Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth, conceived by artist Mel Brimfield and singer-songwriter Gwyneth Herbert.

Site Gallery, Sheffield

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0114 281 2077

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0114 281 2077

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0114 281 2077

…and 13 more dates until 13 Dec

My Mother Said I Never Should Charity Preview

By Charlotte Keatley Directed by Linda Russell One of the biggest British successes of the late 20th-century, this award-winning play explores the relationship between mothers and daughters through a brilliant yet subtle panoramic view of key events in one family from the 20s to the 80s. The play soon became a…

Medway Little Theatre, Rochester

Tue 27 Jan 2015

Free / 01634 400322

Wed 28 Jan 2015

Free / 01634 400322

Open Door 2014: Bold Text Collective: Selfies

West Midlands based playwriting groups present self-portraits as part of a season devoted to testing new works in front of invited audiences. Tonight's line-up includes In Search Of The Unhappy Ending by Liz John, And Breathe by Sayan Kent, Quake by Tim Stimpson and Getting Started And Getting On With It by Julia Wright.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Mon 15 Dec

The Door

Free, ticketed / 0121 236 4455

Performance By Jamie Bradley

A performance by Jamie Bradley of a text assembled by Caragh Thuring.

Chisenhale Gallery, London E3

Thu 29 Jan 2015

Free / 020 8981 4518

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Roseville

A walking performance on Roseville Road, taking over shop windows, storage units, pubs and more, with local residents.

New Roscoe, Leeds

Mon 8 Dec

Free / 01132 460 778

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Tue 9 Dec

Free / 01132 460 778

Please book your place online

Wed 10 Dec

Free / 01132 460 778

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…and 3 more dates until 13 Dec

Ryan Spielman & Liz Francis Hobbs

The musician and the comedian perform their individual acts.

The InSpiral Lounge, London NW1

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 020 7428 5857

Seasonally Effected

Seasonally Effected is an open-mic night mixing original music, poetry, art, comedy, film, photography and any other form of creativity people wish to share. It usually happens in Rochester on the last Wednesday of every month.

Cafe 172 (Dot Cafe), Rochester

Sat 20 Dec

Free

Some Words

Fifteen short dramas drawing on newspaper articles, blogs and twitter feeds, which together offer a snapshot of the 21st century.

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre

Mon 8 Dec

Free / 01522 882000

The Tain

Family friendly production of this traditional Irish story. Presented by Commedia of Errors.

South Bank Playhouse, Belfast

Thu 11 Dec

Free

  • 19:30 – 22:00 The Tain South Bank Playhouse, Belfast

Fri 12 Dec

Free

  • 19:30 – 22:00 The Tain South Bank Playhouse, Belfast

Sat 13 Dec

Free

  • 19:30 – 22:00 The Tain South Bank Playhouse, Belfast