Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Centre

Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Centre
155 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, BB5 3HZ
  • Telephone 01254 398319
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  • Website www.i72139.wix.com/civicartscentre
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Community arts centre hosting touring bands, comedians and more, plus an impressive array of weekly classes and workshops alongside local theatre and arts projects.

Catch the number 6 bus from Accrington or the number 7 from Blackburn.

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Christmas Crackers

Another comedy sketch show brought to you by the team that did Let’s Do It and Laughing Matters. All proceeds to the Civic We are asking the audience to bring tinned food or selection boxes that can be donated to the foodbank for Christmas.

Sat 25 Nov

£6 / 01254 398319

Christmas Variety Show

Join us for our annual variety show and watch performances from all of the groups that call the Civic their home.

Wed 20 Dec

£3 / 01254 398319

David Holt

In response to massive customer demand, leading UK spirit medium David Holt returns to the famous Oswaldtwistle Civic Theatre this October. Since the age of four, David has been able to see, hear and feel the spirit people around him. Expect the unexpected during an evening of spell-binding interaction and intensity as…

Fri 13 Oct

£15 / 01254 398319

The Dreamboys

The world famous male strippers strut their stuff.

Thu 7 Sep

£19.50 / 01382 434940

The Emperor's New Clothes

A ridiculously silly comedy for children of all ages from the team who brought you the Elves and the Shoemaker. This traditional story about vanity, pride and playing tricks is fun for everyone with lots of audience interaction and participation. All tickets are £7.50. Performance starts at 6pm (doors open 5pm).

Fri 15 Sep

£7.50 / 01254 398319


Roald Dahl's delightful tale of love and tortoises returns to the stage by popular demand.

Sun 3 Sep

£7 / 01254 398319

Graham Gouldman

10cc man jointly responsible for hit 'I'm Not in Love', as well as songs that became hits for The Yardbirds, The Hollies and Herman's Hermits, tours his new solo material and impressive back catalogue.

Sat 30 Sep

£25–£45 / 01254 398319

The Grinch - The Panto

Christmas celebrations are underway in Whoville, but cynic Nora Good fails to see the point of it all despite the efforts of her niece Annie. But overshadowing the celebrations is the fear of the return of the Grinch!

Fri 12 Jan 2018

£5–£7 / 01254 398319

Sat 13 Jan 2018

£5–£7 / 01254 398319

Halloween Party And Storytime

Join the ghosts and skeletons as they uncover the secrets of Halloween. Includes one hour party, biscuits and juice for all the young people followed by a 45 minute performance. Also includes fancy dress competitions and games. price 6.50 per child and 3.50 for adults which includes a free tea or coffee. Every child…

Tue 31 Oct

£3.50–£6.50 / 01254 398319

It's A Wonderful Life

The Civic Arts Centre & Theatre proudly presents the classic 1946 film adapted for stage. An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Fri 15 Dec

£8.50–£10 / 01254 398319

Sat 16 Dec

£8.50–£10 / 01254 398319

Jimmy Cricket

Jimmy Cricket is back at the Civic with his great value comedy show. Suitable for the family.

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£5–£10 / 01254 398319

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.

Fri 29 Sep

£13–£19 / 01254 398319

The Legend Of The Golden Duck

A traditional Polish fairytale brought to life by the Civic Arts Centre & Theatre.

Sat 30 Sep

Free / 01254 398319

Manford's Comedy Club

Jason Manford's comedy clubs, which can be found all across the country, were devised by the stand-up himself after realising that, for some reason, comedy was further down on the 'to do' list for a night out then ten-pin bowling. Aimed at showcasing truly good comedian who are working the circuit, it's all about…

Sun 10 Sep

£13.75 / 01254 398319

Sun 8 Oct

£13.75 / 01254 398319

Sun 12 Nov

£13.75 / 01254 398319

Sun 10 Dec

£13.75 / 01254 398319

Murder Mystery Supper

Our popular Murder Mystery Supper evening.

Fri 22 Sep

£8.50–£9.50 / 01254 398319

Fri 27 Oct

£5–£7 / 01254 398319

Sat 28 Oct

£5–£7 / 01254 398319

Oswaldtwistle Players Present: When We Are Married

A group of three very respectable couples, old friends and all married on the same day in the same Chapel, gather at the Helliwells’ home to celebrate their joint silver wedding anniversary. They are shocked to the core by a disclosure from the chapel organist that none of them had ever been legally married! The three…

Wed 18 Oct

£7.50 / 01254 398319

Thu 19 Oct

£7.50 / 01254 398319

Fri 20 Oct

£7.50 / 01254 398319

Sat 21 Oct

£7.50 / 01254 398319

Room On The Broom Children's Party

Join us for 2 hours of fun! Play games, join in with arts and crafts then after a short interval watch the story come to life! Based on the story Room on the Broom.

Sat 21 Oct

Sold out / 01254 398319

Sat 21 Oct

£3–£7.50 / 01254 398319

Sally Barker & Vicki Genfan Live

Two very special artists bring their music and talents together for their Autumn tour. Sally Barker (The Voice UK Finalist) and Vicki Genfan (Guitar Superstar Winner) join forces for the first time in Lancashire.

Fri 10 Nov

£12.50 / 01254 398319

Tom Doughty

Tom Doughty has been described by some of the biggest names in the industry as one of the world's finest acoustic lap slide players. With four critically acclaimed CDs to his credit, there are no shortages of amazing comments about his new album ‘Can’t Teach An Old Dog’. Once again his ability to seamlessly blend pop…

Fri 20 Apr 2018

£8–£10 / 01254 398319

A Vision of Elvis

2008 European Elvis Tribute Artist Champion Rob Kingsley presents the total Elvis package, from custom-made costumes to that curl of the lip.

Fri 6 Oct

£19.50 / 01254 398319

When The Wind Blows

By Raymond Briggs

Fri 1 Sep

Free / 01254 398319

When We Are Married

A famous much-loved comedy by J. B. Priestley, directed by Michael Flanagan. Prepare for a night of fun and laughter as a group of three very respectable Edwardian couples, all friends since the day they married on the same day in the same chapel, gather together to celebrate their joint Silver Wedding Anniversary. They…

Wed 18 Oct

£7.50 / 01254 398319

Thu 19 Oct

£7.50 / 01254 398319

Fri 20 Oct

£7.50 / 01254 398319

Sat 21 Oct

£7.50 / 01254 398319

The Wizard Of Oz

From the team behind last year's pantomime Robin Hood and April's Alice in Wonderland. You are invited to click your heels, journey over the rainbow and ease on down the yellow brick road as Immersion Theatre proudly present The Wizard of Oz, a magical pantomime guaranteed to have you in stitches from beginning to…

Fri 1 Dec

£8–£12 / 01254 398319

Sat 2 Dec

£8–£12 / 01254 398319

Sun 3 Dec

£8–£12 / 01254 398319

…and 2 more dates until 9 Dec

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