Assembly Hall Theatre

Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2LU
  • Telephone 01892 530613
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  • Website www.assemblyhalltheatre.co.uk
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Assembly Hall Theatre

A home for comedy, theatre, music and more right in the heart of Tunbridge Wells. Expect big touring acts alongside local productions and a traditional panto every Christmas. Sereved by regular buses and just five minutes walk from Tunbridge Wells train station.

Events at this venue

There are 49 events at this location

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Aladdin

The tale of Aladdin, made Christmassy for a festive night out.

Sat 9 Dec

£25.85–£27.50 (Children £16.50–£19.25) / 01892 530613

Sun 10 Dec

£25.85–£27.50 (Children £16.50–£19.25) / 01892 530613

Wed 13 Dec

£25.85–£27.50 (Children £16.50–£19.25) / 01892 530613

…and 18 more dates until 3 Jan 2018

An Audience with Simon Reeve

The journalist sets out on his first-ever tour to discuss the many fascinating adventures he has undertaken.

Tue 27 Nov 2018

£27.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Be Bop A Lula

Rock'n'roll West End style show featuring tributes to the golden age of rock: Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran, Billy Fury and Roy Orbison.

Thu 19 Oct

£22.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Beyond the Barricade

A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.

Sat 2 Dec

£23 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit

The master of surreality tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness in his latest show. His musical interludes include fashioning a symphony from a ringtone and re-imagining the Stars and Stripes.

Thu 3 May 2018

£27.50 / 01892 530613

Fri 4 May 2018

£27.50 / 01892 530613

The Carpenters Story

  • Directed by: Phil Aldridge

Theatre show telling the tale of the brother/sister duo, featuring all the songs that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of music.

Fri 13 Oct

£22.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Daliso Chaponda: What The African Said

Ahead of his latest tour the comedian tests out new material on a live audience. Born in Canada, raised in South Africa and then moving to the UK, Chaponda is able to blend a world of cultural influences and observations in to his stand-up material, which saw him achieve third place in popular TV show, Britain's Got…

Sun 3 Jun 2018

£15 / 01892 530613

Dire Straits UK: Dire Straits Tribute

The classic pop-rock of ace guitarist Mark Knopfler and his band is performed live in tribute.

Thu 5 Oct

£19.80 / 01892 530613

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

  • 2 stars

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Thu 8 Feb 2018

£24 / 01892 530613

Flashdance

  • Directed by: Nikolai Foster, Phil Edwards (musical supervision), Arlene Phillips (choreography)
  • Written by: Tom Hedley (book), Robert Cary (book & lyrics), Robbie Roth (music)

A story of a young girl named Alex who is a welder by day and a 'flashdancer' by night. She dreams of becoming a professional dancer at the Shipley Dance Academy, but when a romance surfaces will it threaten her ambitions?

Mon 13 Nov

£26.40–£38.88 / 01892 530613

Tue 14 Nov

£26.40–£38.88 / 01892 530613

Wed 15 Nov

£26.40–£38.88 / 01892 530613

…and 3 more dates until 18 Nov

G4

Former X Factor runners up perform pop-opera covers of well-known songs.

Fri 23 Mar 2018

£27.50 / 01892 530613

Get Ready

Take a trip back to 1960s Detroit with the brand-new, celebrated stage show featuring the music of the Temptations, Four Tops, Supremes, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye.

Sat 7 Oct

£22.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Go West, Nik Kershaw & T'Pau

Pretend the 80s reign once again with this triple header of acts.

Sun 25 Mar 2018

£27.50 / 01892 530613

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.

Sat 23 Sep

£17.75 / 01892 530613

  • 20:00

The Hollies

Veteran beat pop combo still swearing that their brother ain't heavy and the like.

Fri 6 Oct

£31 / 01892 530613

Illegal Eagles

Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.

Thu 24 May 2018

£27.50 / 01892 530613

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

The comedian and actor – who formerly presented BBC's The One Show and was a team captain on hit Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats –returns to stand-up with his new show, Muddle Class.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

£27.50 / 01892 530613

Jimmy Carr: The Best of Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr. The 8 Out of 10 Cats presenter has gathered some of his very best jokes, along with some new material and headed out on a mammoth UK tour.

Wed 8 Nov

£27.50 / 01892 530613

Joe Brown

The rock'n'roll veteran plays a set which spans rock, country, gospel and ballads.

Sat 28 Oct

£30.78 / 01892 530613

Joel Dommett: LIVE

  • 4 stars

The young comedy star with a cupboard full of accolades and dreadfully modern hair.

Thu 9 Nov

£18.50 ( £15.50) / 01892 530613

  • 20:00

John Mayall

Elder statesman of British blues, who mentored the likes of the young Eric Clapton and Peter Green on his 80th Anniversary Tour.

Sun 22 Oct

£36.88 / 01892 530613

Kate Rusby

One of the British folk scene's best-loved artists and the voice of contemporary English folk music.

Wed 25 Oct

£20–£25 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room

  • 4 stars

Witty jokes and pop culture observations from the Canadian stand-up and TV star.

Thu 25 Jan 2018

£18.50 / 01892 530613

Killer Queen

Tribute to the rock stylings of Freddie Mercury and co.

Sat 21 Oct

£22.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

The King Of Pop

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a Michael Jackson tribute show whose star performer Navi once earned a standing ovation from the King of Pop himself.

Sun 29 Oct

£21 / 01892 530613

  • 19:00

Lulu

Pop icon, Bond singer and 1969 winner of the Eurovision Song Contest whose singing career spans six decades.

Wed 11 Oct

£40 / 01892 530613

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Sat 24 Mar 2018

£29.16 / 01892 530613

Milkshake! Live ‘The Magic Story Book’

Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake! presenters will be appearing at this stage version of the children's TV programme.

Sun 24 Sep

£15 (Children £13.50 under 16s; £52) / 01892 530613

  • 12:00
  • 15:30

Milton Jones is Out There

Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.

Sun 8 Oct

£26 / 01892 530613

  • 20:00

Mister Maker & The Shapes Live UK Tour

The CBeebies arts and crafts hero embarks on another live theatre tour. Join Mister Maker and his colourful pals The Shapes for arty adventures, songs and dancing.

Thu 26 Oct

£14.50 / 01892 530613

Nina Conti: In Your Face

Improvised comic ventriloquism from Conti, who manages to weave humour and poignancy into her shows. Her puppet creations include Monk (a cynical monkey) and Granny (an elder Scotswoman).

Mon 23 Oct

£22 / 01892 530613

Of Mice and Men

Set in 1930s California, Steinbeck epitomises the angst of the American Dream through two migrant workers, looking for a better life in a land they think is made of milk and honey.

Mon 26 Mar 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01892 530613

Tue 27 Mar 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01892 530613

Wed 28 Mar 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01892 530613

…and 3 more dates until 31 Mar 2018

Rhythm Of The Night: An Audience With Ian Waite And Oti Mabuse

The two Strictly Come Dancing stars perform a mixture of ballroom and Latin numbers.

Thu 5 Apr 2018

£27.50 / 01892 530613

Rip It Up

Jay McGuiness, Natalie Lowe and Louis Smith swing, bop, jitterbug, lindy hop, jive and ballroom through the greatest songs from the 1950s. The music in the show spans various styles from romantic ballads and crooner songs through to classic pop hits and rock'n'roll.

Wed 18 Oct

Sold out / 01892 530613

RTWSO: Elgar's Sea Pictures

Mezzo soprano Sarah Connolly joins the orchestra, conducted by Roderick Dunk, for Zoltan Kodaly's Dances Of Galanta, Elgar's Sea Pictures and Brahms's Symphony No 1.

Sun 1 Oct

£20 ( £1; Children £1 under 18s) / 01892 530613

  • 15:00

Russell Brand: Re:Birth

The controversial stand-up embarks on his latest tour, inspired by the birth of daughter.

Tue 7 Nov

£30.50 / 01892 530613

Russian National Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Russian National Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.

Wed 29 Nov

01892 530613

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast

You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live on stage.

Sun 25 Nov 2018

Sold out / 01892 530613

The Selecter and The Beat

A co-headline tour featuring the two of the original 2-Tone ska acts who both formed in the late 1970s.

Sat 14 Oct

£27.50–£29.70 / 01892 530613

Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story

The story of the legendary mullet-headed rocker, whose scratchy pipes lent a welcome note of sandpaper to such hits as 'Maggie May', 'I Don't Want To Talk About It' and 'Baby Jane', but who also wrote such enduring classics as 'You Wear It Well' and 'Every Picture Tells A Story'.

Fri 22 Jun 2018

£23.65 / 01892 530613

Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook

Katie Markham delivers this celebration of one of our generation's finest singer-songwriters with performances of songs from the three record-breaking albums 19, 21 and 25.

Sun 25 Feb 2018

£21.45 / 01892 530613

Son of a Preacher Man

A witty musical set to the hits of Dusty Springfield.

Tue 31 Oct

£15–£36.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Wed 1 Nov

£15–£36.50 / 01892 530613

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 2 Nov

£15–£36.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 4 Nov

Tap Factory

This lively, percussive show mixes tap dance, hip hop, comedy and acrobatics, accompanied by a live band.

Tue 17 Oct

£19.50–£26 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Teletubbies

Everyone’s favourite colourful characters, Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po, take to the stage for their first live show in celebration of their 20th anniversary.

Wed 14 Mar 2018

£13 / 01892 530613

Thu 15 Mar 2018

£13 / 01892 530613

Teletubbies Live

Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po take to the stage.

Wed 14 Mar 2018

£14.30 (Children free) / 01892 530613

Thu 15 Mar 2018

£14.30 (Children free) / 01892 530613

Thank You For The Music

Double the tribute trouble with a night of ABBA and Bee Gees covers.

Fri 9 Feb 2018

£26.95 / 01892 530613

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Tue 28 Nov

£24 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Totally Tina

Tribute to the American singer Tina Turner. Totally Tina recreates the spectacle of her live shows with a six-piece live band, four dancers and Justine Riddoch’s impersonation of the queen of rock and soul. Featuring hits including 'Simply The Best' and 'What’s Love Got To Do With It?'.

Sun 15 Oct

£18.50–£20 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Twinkle Twinkle

A show combining music and light with puppetry and audience interaction as Marty the puppy goes on a journey to learn more about love, loss and loneliness.

Thu 12 Oct

+ one child / 01892 530613

  • 10:00
  • 11:30
  • 14:30

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