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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Billionaire Boy

Heartbreak Productions are back! The amazing team behind Mr Stink and Ratburger, brand new for this year, David Walliams' Billionaire Boy. More details to be announced soon.

Thu 10 Aug

The Bon Jovi Experience

Tribute to the New Jersey rockers.

Sat 25 Mar

Brassed Off

Oswaldtwistle Players present Brassed Off. A funny, moving drama of community spirit as Grimley Colliery faces closure. Based on the smash-hit 1996 film starring Ewan McGregor, featuring live music from local brass band members.

Wed 26 Apr

Thu 27 Apr

£7.50–£8.50 / 01254 398319

Fri 28 Apr

£7.50–£8.50 / 01254 398319

Sat 29 Apr

£7.50–£8.50 / 01254 398319

Bryan, The Witches & The Gynaphobes

Lancashire Women's Centres presents Bryan, The Witches & The Gynaphobes. An amatuer production in aid of Lancashire Women's Centre's. Parking notice: Please do not park on the double yellow lines on Sun Street and Lord Street. Please use Rhyddings High School car park on Haworth Street.

Cilla And The Shades Of The 60s

A fitting tribute to the nation's sweetheart, Cilla Black. Victoria Jones performs as the 60s singer, with Anna, Nicole and Emily of The Shades, performing a variety of 60s hits from the likes of The Beatles, Dusty Springfield and many more.

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Cilla & The Shades Of The 60's

This stunning and elegant review of the life of Cilla Black soars its way through the 60s. Starring Liverpool born singer Victoria Jones (BBC’s The One & Only) as Cilla, singing songs including ‘You’re My World’ and ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’ while the Shades trio swing through a decade of hits by Cilla’s friends and…

The Circus of Horrors: The Never Ending Nightmare

The troupe celebrates its 21st anniversary with its latest spectacular featuring an amalgamation of bizarre, brave and beautiful acts all woven into an Alice in Horrorland type story driven by a mainly original soundscape.

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

A Day In The Life Of

In light of recent events within our community, The Civic Arts Centre brings A Day in the Life of… a short play about young people with severe allergies and how their lives are affected. This production is to raise awareness of anaphylaxia and those living with the condition. All profits from the event will go to…

The Dreamboys

The Dreamboys The Dreamboys are back and hotter than ever with a brand new Show and UK Tour for 2017. The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UK's top Male Strip Show, perfect for a girls night out with all your friends. Their showcase is unquestionably the most famous Male Stripper act the UK has ever…

Thu 7 Sep

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The Easter Bunny's Surprise - 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! An original story, presented by The Civic Arts Centre & Theatre.

The Elves And The Shoemaker

The Civic Atrs Centre & Theatre presents The Elves and the Shoemaker An hour long show, suitable for all ages. Parking Notice: Please do not park on the double yellow lines on Sun Street and Lord Street. Please use Rhyddings High School car park on Haworth Street.

The Elvis Years

See the world champion Elvis impersonator, Mario Kombou, in action singing over 40 of the King's hits from a period spanning over two decades.

Fri 16 Jun

£16.50–£18 / 01254 398319

An Evening Of Six Mediums - MacMillan Fundraiser

Last year's Evening of Mediumship raised over £700 for charity. This year The Civic are hoping to beat that target with their Evening of Six Medium - a fundraiser for MacMillan Caner Support. All profits from the event will be donated to the charity. Six mediums will take to the stage to deliver messages to our audience…

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Family Quiz Night

Get your thinking caps on for this fun, family quiz night.

Sat 25 Feb

Fri 2 Jun

Hairspray! Jr

ReAct Academy of Theatre Arts Presents Hairspray! Jr. The award winning group presents their Summer juniors show. More details to follow soon.

Thu 18 May

Fri 19 May

Immersion Theatre: Alice In Wonderland

See the Alice story brought to life and meet the characters afterwards.

Jack Frost - Sen & Autism Friendly Performance

A magical, wintery production brings Jack Frost to life through puppetry, live music and enchanted storytelling. Meet our mischievous sprite as he takes us on a snowy adventure and spreads winter everywhere he goes. But wrap up warm or you'll find him nipping at your fingers and toes! Our first 'relaxed performance' at…

Jack Frost - SEN & Autism Friendly Performance

Directed by Moon On A Stick's critically acclaimed Artistic Director, Jack Frost takes to the stage, touring the regions with this multi-sensory accessible show. The production is specially adapted to be suitable to children with special educational needs and autism with The Civic Arts Centre, Oswaldtwistle, hosting a…

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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

Leyland Band Concert - Fundraising For Mnda

Romance in Brass A wonderful selection of well known melodies - a perfect antidote to Valentines Day! One of the most sought after brass ensembles on the concert platform, Leyland Band regularly performs in all parts of the United Kingdom, with frequent international appearances. Audiences in the Royal Albert Hall…

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…

…and 7 more dates until 10 Dec

Megaslam Wrestling

Big men in lycra take on big men in lycra.

Sat 28 Jan

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Murder Mystery Supper

Find the evidence and spot the clues in this theatrical event. There is a prize for the best detective. Supper is included in the price of the ticket. The bar is open throughout.

Fri 10 Feb

Noddy

The Civic Atrs Centre & Theatre presents Noddy A full theatre show with interval, suitable for all ages. Parking Notice: Please do not park on the double yellow lines on Sun Street and Lord Street. Please use Rhyddings High School car park on Haworth Street.

Sat 22 Apr

Pokemon 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! An original story, presented by The Civic Arts Centre & Theatre.

Sat 3 Jun

Queen Ii

Queen II are the tribute band of choice for the Official International Queen Fan ClubConvention 2016 and will be headlining their annual event in October2016. This honour is the result of years of dedication and hard work making them the UK's premier Queen Tribute show. Queen II are the new generation of tribute act.

Sat 6 May

£16.50–£17.50 / 01254 398319

Richard Digance

Spend an evening with the very funny Richard Digance.

Sun 23 Jul

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Richard Digance

Comedy folk singer-songwriter.

Thu 30 Mar

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.

The Search For The End Of The Rainbow

Join us for another one of our popular children's parties. Meet Charles, the leprechaun, that needs to find the end of the rainbow to find where he's hidden his gold. As he searches he meets lots of colourful characters. Celebrate St Patrick's Day with us. Note: the children will be served a small snack of…

The Twits 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! An original story based on the classic by Roald Dahl.

Sat 25 Feb

The Upbeat Beatles

It's 1963 and a new band is taking the country by storm, playing a heady mixture of Blues, Motown and Rock ’n’ Roll… With the songs that changed a generation, this show will have you tapping your feet from the opening bars…..dancing in the aisles…..and screaming like you did (or would have!) in ’63! From the depths…

Welcome to the Carnevil

The Circus of Horrors present the story of a young girl who runs away to join the circus but finds herself in a big top ruled by the undead. Set in Victorian London when Jack The Ripper was at large and the Freakshow was all the rage the show features killer clowns, sword swallowers, demon dwarfs and death deifying…

Sat 18 Feb

West Side Story

ReAct Academy of Theatre Arts Presents West Side Story The award winning group presents their Summer seniors show. More details to follow soon.

Wed 21 Jun

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Sat 24 Jun

When The Wind Blows

By Raymond Briggs

Fri 1 Sep

Sat 2 Sep

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