Washington Arts Centre

Washington Arts Centre
Biddick Lane, Washington, Tyne And Wear, NE38 8AB
  • Telephone 0191 219 3455
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  • Website www.artscentrewashington.co.uk
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The Book Of Darkness And Light

Adam Z. Robinson is The Storyteller bringing the tales to life which Ben Styles has set to music.

Thu 14 Dec

£6–£8.50 / 0191 219 3455

  • 19:30

Canny Carnival; Festival Of Arts For 5's And Under

Roll up, roll up and join us for Canny Carnival, a mini festival of theatre, dance, music and art for you and your minis aged 5 and under. We have a fantastic festival line up; we have Strollercoaster, an immersive stimulating experience for your child, the Bare Toed Dance company combine movement, play, dance, trapeze…

Sat 11 Nov

£5–£8 / 0191 219 3455

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

Christmas Cabaret

A fun packed festive variety performance suitable for the whole family that will feature music, comedy, circus and magic. Including acts for some of our brilliant community groups, young performers as well as professional acts and hosted by crazy comedy duo Marty Odd Sox & Pablo Fantastico.

Thu 21 Dec

£5 / 0191 219 3455

  • 19:00

Dogs Don't Do Ballet

Biff is not like other dogs. He doesn't do dog stuff like weeing on lampposts, or scratching his fleas, or drinking out of the toilet. No, Biff likes moonlight and music and walking on his tiptoes. You see, Biff doesn't think he's a dog. He thinks he's a ballerina! Based on the bestselling children's book by Anna Kemp and…

Sat 28 Oct

£7–£25 / 0191 219 3455

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

The Dream Factory

Have you ever wondered where dreams come from? Or how they get into your head? Following the story of a young girl who has lost her ability to dream, we embark on a magical adventure to find out where dreams are made, what they look like… and even what they smell like! With breath-taking puppetry, enchanting storytelling…

Sat 11 Nov

£6.50–£22 / 0191 219 3455

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

Gavin Webster: It's About Time We Had More Women In There

A variety of pertinent and vacuous points from both sides by a man arguing with his inner self as he struggles to get to grips with ongoing political correctness.

Fri 17 Nov

£10 / 0191 219 3455

  • 19:30

GLOW + Neon Party

Enter a stunning world of light, performance and projection. Glow is an immersive performance of breath-taking Hip hop dance and circus skills. The performance will climax with a jaw dropping fire dance in the Courtyard. Join us after the show for our Glow Rave featuring circus toys, art and lights, face paints and…

Sat 18 Nov

£4–£30 / 0191 219 3455

  • 18:00

It's A Dog's Life - Poppy Middlemas

Poppy is in the final year of her Fine Art BA degree at The University of Sunderland. Her favourite medium is graphite but she has recently started using oils to create realistic portraits of dogs and have even started using mediums like film and installation. Previously she has focused more on drawing and painting…

Fri 24 Nov

Free / 0191 219 3455

  • 19:30

Jane Eyre: An Autobiography

From the creators of Dalloway, Austen's Women, I, Elizabeth, The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe and Christmas Gothic… Struggling to think, live and love beyond the stifling expectations of duty, class and convention, governess Jane Eyre and Master Edward Rochester take a dark journey towards sensual and intellectual…

Thu 9 Nov

£9–£11 / 0191 219 3455

  • 19:30

Lilly And The Snowbear

A glittering, snowy tale about a little lost bear and a brave little girl Lily lives with Grandpa in a pretty little cottage somewhere in the countryside. There are just two more sleeps until Christmas and it's snowing already! Lily loves SNOW! So, she pops on her coat and sets off to explore. But when she discovers a…

Sat 18 Nov

£10–£37 / 0191 219 3455

  • 18:00

New Year's Eve Monster Ceilidh Bash

Celebrate New Year's Eve is style at Arts Centre Washington and enjoy a night of dancing and great food and drink. Get on your feet and join in the fun at our wonderful Ceilidh. Don't worry if you don't know the dances as a "Caller" will lead you through all of them. Providing the music for our New Year's Eve Ceilidh will…

Sun 31 Dec

£17.50–£26.50 / 0191 219 3455

  • 19:30 – 01:00

Nissan: 30 Years On

The North East of England has a longstanding relationship with Japan, dating back to the export of North East technology in the late 19th century, through to the building of Japanese warships on Tyneside in 1905. In 1984, against a backdrop of the miner's strike and a Conservative government lead by Margaret Thatcher…

Fri 24 Nov

Free / 0191 219 3455

  • 19:30

The Police Sting Show

Sting / Police tribute act.

Fri 24 Nov

£8 / 0191 219 3455

  • 19:30 – 21:40

Stitchin' in the Kitchen

Jane Sanders is North East based textile artist. Her pictures depict iconic pop stars, ranging from Elvis to Amy Winehouse. Jane creates the work on an old-fashioned sewing machine, and also employs techniques such as applique, embroidery and beading. She changes traditional crafting into contemporary art. The result is a…

Fri 24 Nov

Free / 0191 219 3455

  • 19:30

Stupid

by Sian Armstrong Stupid's world has been turned upside down. Everything is broken. She has a theory, a theory to fix it - relatively speaking. Come and join her in a quest to find the answers, solve the problems, to look out at the world as it really is - perhaps then we can find some perspective. Expect humour, spoken…

Thu 2 Nov

£6–£9.50 / 0191 219 3455

  • 19:30

Welcome To Paradise

Strap in for the Captain and Raoul's playfully anarchic rollercoaster to the darkest cornersof the grotto where the mould festers under the tree. Controversial theatre company A Ship of Fools bring their unique brand of bouffoncomedy to Arts Centre Washington for 1 night only. Think the Mighty Boosh teaming upwith The…

Thu 30 Nov

£6–£9.50 / 0191 219 3455

  • 19:30

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