Festival Drayton Centre

Festival Drayton Centre
Frogmore Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3AX
  • Telephone 01630 654444
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  • Website www.festivaldraytoncentre.com

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There are 10 events at this location

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An Audience with Lesley Garrett

An evening of song, reminiscences and chat with the British soprano. Garrett discusses her time on stage in musicals and performing with the English and Welsh National Operas, as well as her TV appearances on shows such as Strictly Come Dancing.

A Cornucopia Of Gilbert & Sullivan

Allison Fisher, Jane Johnson, Pamela Clarke, Alastair Donkin, David Brown and Kevin Whitfield, accompanied by Treona Holden, perform music from The Pirates of Penzance, H. M. S. Pinafore, The Mikado, The Yeomen of the Guard and many more.

Sat 29 Oct

The Empty Stage

A mystery centred on the murder of a young actress, Carina Harris, staged by Purple Dreams Productions.

Fri 28 Oct

£12.50; £10 friends / 01630 654444

Ex Cathedra Summer Music By Candlelight

A magical midsummer night's concert of glorious music, performed by candlelight as dusk falls, will transport you to an enchanted world. A stream of music moves seamlessly from seasonal favourites to rare, rediscovered contemporary and lighter repertoire, sprinkled with readings from across the ages.If you enjoy Christmas…

Fri 16 Jun 2017

Legend of A Band

Legend of a Band faithfully creates a tribute to the Moody Blues.

Sat 12 Nov

£24 ( £22.50) / 01630 654444

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Lip Service: Mr Darcy Loses The Plot

The award-winning comedy duo Lip Service present another silly celebration of Jane Austen as they explore the world of women writers, scribbling in secret or under pseudonyms and squeezing in their writing amongst other activities.

Tue 1 Nov

£14 ( £12.50) / 01630 654444

Pete's Dragon

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 103 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: David Lowery
  • Cast: Oakes Fegley, Oona Laurence, Robert Redford, Bryce Dallas Howard, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban
  • UK release: 12 August 2016

Forest ranger Grace (Howard) discovers orphaned Pete (Fegley), who has lived in the woods for six years with a mysterious dragon named Elliott. Lowery uses old-school charm and a sense of place to make a genial fable of grief and growth pains; one of the best kids' movies of the summer.

Tue 25 Oct

Thu 27 Oct


An evening with Schubert and friends Claire Prewer - soprano Benjamin Frith - piano Richard Jenkinson - cello Celebrating the music and unforgettable melodies of Franz Schubert. During his lifetime Schubertiade were informal gatherings which usually included the composer's participation and his latest…

Sat 22 Apr 2017

£1–£12 / 01630 654444

Swallows and Amazons

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 97 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Philippa Lowthorpe
  • Cast: Rafe Spall, Andrew Scott, Kelly Macdonald, Jessica Hynes, Harry Enfield
  • UK release: 19 August 2016

Lake District, 1930: the plucky Walker siblings go up against fierce local gels Nancy and Peggy for possession of an island, while reclusive uncle Jim (Spall) is stalked by a sinister foreigner (Scott). Charmingly nostalgic kids' adventure, subtly modernised, with well-cast kids and Macdonald a pleasure as always. Sweetly…

Tue 25 Oct

Whitchurch Photographic Society

Members of the organisation show a range of their work.

Mon 24 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Free / 01630 654444

Tue 25 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Free / 01630 654444

Wed 26 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Free / 01630 654444

…and 10 more dates until 5 Nov

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