SpArC Theatre

SpArC Theatre
Brampton Road, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, SY9 5AY
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Afternoon Film: Great Day

  • U

Celebrating 100 years of Bishops Castle WIThe small English village of Denley is thrown into excitement by the impending visit of Eleanor Roosevelt. However, the impoverished local squire is threatened with disgrace and ruin as the day approaches. 1945 Starring Eric Portman and Flora RobsonTea and Cake availableCabaret…

Fri 6 Jul


Afternoon Film: Paddington 2 (Pg) Accessible

The small bear from darkest Peru back with a full-on charm offensive of a movie.Now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, Paddington picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucys 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen..Tea and biscuits…

Tue 15 May


Afternoon Film: Paths Of Glory (U) Accessible

It is arguably the best film about the first world war GuardianSet during World War I, the film stars Kirk Douglas as Colonel Dax, the commanding officer of French soldiers who refuse to continue a suicidal attack. Directed by Stanly KubrickIn Commemoration of the end of WW1Tea and biscuits �1,No stairs, tables…

Tue 10 Jul


Afternoon Film: Up (U) Accessible

Carl Fredricksen a 78-year-old balloon salesman, is about to fulfill a lifelong dream. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, he flies away to the South American wilderness. But his worst nightmare comes true when he discovers a little boy named Russell is a stowaway aboard the balloon-powered house.visually stunning…

Tue 12 Jun


André Rieus 2018 Maastricht Concert

Known to millions as The King of Waltz, Andr Rieu is one of the worlds most popular music artists. His legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in several countries.This summer it will be all about the world of love! A more, my…

Sat 28 Jul


Early Man

  • 4 stars
  • 2018
  • UK
  • 1h 29min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Nick Park
  • Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Timothy Spall, Richard Ayoade, Selina Griffiths, Johnny Vegas, Mark Williams, Gina Yashere, Simon Greenall
  • UK release: 26 January 2018

Gormless caveman Dug (Redmayne) and his clan are menaced by Bronze Age invader Lord Nooth (Hiddleston), until twinkle-toed defector Goona (Williams) joins them to help them unite. Deliciously daft prehistoric fun from Park and his team on top form, with winning human touches, plenty of sight gags and painful puns.

Fri 1 Jun


Friends Of Sparc Theatre

Become a Friend of SpArC and support your local theatre to continue providing fantastic arts opportunities in our wonderful corner of rural Shropshire. As well as pledging your much valued support for the theatres vibrant future, you would also receive: -Special advance notice of the upcoming season -Priority booking for…

Sat 30 May 2020

Live Music: For A Song

Singing is a great Joy!We are going to celebrate it with an evening of singing from three of our amazing local singing groups.We have The Men from Off, The Castle Voices and The Bishops Castle Primary School Choir all performingExclusive collaborations and some chances to join in!Profits from the evening will be donated…

Fri 27 Apr


Live Music: Midnight Skyracer

Anglo-Irish girl power bluegrass!Midnight Skyracer is a new, all-female 5 piece bluegrass band playing hard driving traditional and modern classics, lesser known songs and a few originals. Featuring an all-star lineup of some of the UKs top instrumentalists and singers, the band takes inspiration from the likes of other…

Fri 29 Jun


Live Music: The Daniel Walsh Trio

The new Dan Walsh trio featuring the mighty Ciaran Algar on fiddle and maestro Nic Zuppardi on mandolin. Well be touring the UK throughout May next year and weve done a little video to show you what you can expect:Nominated for best musician at last years BBC Folk Awards, Dan Walsh combines virtuoso playing and winning…

Thu 24 May



  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • Australia
  • 1h 14min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Jennifer Peedom
  • Cast: Willem Dafoe,
  • UK release: 15 December 2017

Staggering immersive documentary about the pursuit of peril, matching images of free climbers grappling for footholds with the sound of the Australian Chamber Orchestra playing Vivaldi, Beethoven and Chopin. The occasionally pompous narration sometimes lets it down, but it’s a great advert for mountaineering.

Thu 21 Jun


National Theatre Live: Macbeth

  • 2018
  • Directed by: Rufus Norris
  • Cast: Anne-Marie Duff, Rory Kinnear

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris sees Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

Thu 7 Jun


Ravel - L'heure Espagnole

Mid Wales Operas SmallStages returns this autumn, bringing live opera to the heart of communities across Wales and the Borders with Ravels exhilarating one-act clock shop comedy, Lheure espagnole.With five singers and four musicians, and bursting with hummable tunes and buzzing habaneras, join Concepcin and her lovers as…

Thu 29 Nov


Royal Opera House: Manon

  • 2018
  • 2h 35min
  • Directed by: Kenneth MacMillan
  • UK release: 3 May 2018

Kenneth MacMillan's modern ballet is a powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux’s tragic love, set to music by Massenet.

Thu 3 May


Royal Opera House: Swan Lake

  • 2015
  • UK

The all-time epic Romantic ballet, with Tchaikovsky's iconic score, is presented on stage at the Royal Opera House.

Sun 17 Jun


RSC Live: The Merry Wives Of Windsor

  • 2018

A live screening of The Merry Wives of Windsor from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon.

Wed 12 Sep


Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

  • 5 stars
  • 2017
  • UK / US
  • 1h 55min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Martin McDonagh
  • Cast: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Peter Dinklage
  • UK release: 12 January 2018

Exasperated by the police’s failure to catch her daughter’s murderer, Mildred Hayes (McDormand) buys ad space on the titular billboards to tear a strip off the police chief (Harrelson). McDonagh’s latest delicately balances the lingering pain of the crime itself with dark comedy, and a superb cast is topped by a…

Thu 14 Jun


The Way

  • 12

A father heads overseas to recover the body of his estranged son who died while traveling the El camino de Santiago, and decides to take the pilgrimage himself …..Starring Martin Sheen,Gentle, likable and profoundly touching, it makes you want to dig out the hiking boots and make the same journey. EmpirePart of Bishops…

Fri 18 May


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