The Abbey Nuneaton's only working theatre opened in 1969 and was founded by local volunteers in converted drill hall. It has 248 seats and can accommodate 4 wheel chairs. It has a programme of touring shows.
There are plans to close this venue and re-open in a new cultural and creative development.
Events at this venue
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Abbey Movies Presents "billy Elliot The Musical - Live"
A talented young dancer has to learn to fight for his dream despite social and parental disapproval.Strong Language
Sun 20 May
Abbey Movies Presents "close Encounters Of The Third Kind"
After an accidental encounter with otherworldly vessels, an ordinary man follows a series of psychic clues to the first scheduled meeting between representatives of Earth and visitors from the cosmosmild bad language, scary scenes
Tue 13 Mar
Abbey Movies Presents "frettin'"
A British Midnight Cowboy in the spirit of Bill Forsyth. Frettin is the story of two self elected outcasts busker Jake and sales rep Tim. They live on the fringes of society by the canal getting into mischief and mayhem as they try to keep their heads above water. Funny. Shocking. Compelling.
Fri 4 May
Abbey Movies Presents "moana"
Moana Waialiki is a sea voyaging enthusiast and the only daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators. When her islands fishermen cant catch any fish and the crops fail, she learns that the demigod Maui caused the blight by stealing the heart of the goddess, Te Fiti. The only way to heal the island is to persuade Maui…
Tue 10 Apr
Abbey Movies Presents "pink Floyd - The Wall"
The movie tells the story of rock singer Pink who is sitting in his hotel room in Los Angeles, burnt out from the music business and only able to perform on stage with the help of drugs. Based on the 1979 double album The Wall by Pink Floyd, the film begins in Pinks youth where he is crushed by the love of his mother.
Sat 3 Feb
Abbey Movies Presents "the Lion King"
Thursday 22th February at 2:30pmA young lion prince is cast out of his pride by his cruel uncle, who claims he killed his father. While the uncle rules with an iron paw, the prince grows up beyond the Savannah, living by a philosophy: No worries for the rest of your days. But when his past comes to haunt him, the young…
Thu 22 Feb
Abbey Movies Presents "top Gun"
Code-named Maverick, Pete Mitchell, the impetuous daredevil Navy-pilot ace, is accepted into Miramars elite Fighter School, also known as Top Gun. There, as the impulsive pilot competes with the best of the best, not only will he meet Charlie, the flying schools curvaceous astrophysics instructor, but also the brilliant…
Sun 24 Jun
Accidental Death Of An Anarchist
A sharp and hilarious satire on police corruption, it concerns the case of an anarchist railway worker who, in 1969, fell to his death from a police headquarters window.A marvellous concept: a zany political farce… Michael Billington, GuardianLast time Sudden Impulse tackled the hilarious work of Italian writer Dario Fo…
Wed 28 Feb
Thu 1 Mar
Fri 2 Mar
Sat 3 Mar
All England Theatre Festival - Eastern Division Quarter Final
Six award winning teams from the previous round of this national competition go head-to-head to win one of the two places available in the semi-final.
The Arts Academy Of Dance Presents "the Next Chapter"
A night packed full of Dance Entertainment!From our adorable babies with ballet tap. Then our amazing juniors with their acrobatic skills leading all the way up to our inter and senior with their contemporary and modern dances. We even have our wonderful adult class showing us how its done. Not a night to be missed…
Thu 19 Jul
Fri 20 Jul
Beauty And The Beast
January 2018 sees Sudden Impulse broaden their horizons as they present their very first Pantomime. This new spin on an old tale will take you on a hilarious, fun filled and heart-warming journey with some Panto favourites returning to the Nuneaton stage in 2018.So, what are you waiting for? Book your tickets NOW for next…
Fri 19 Jan
The Drama Academy Presents "musical Theatre Showcase"
The Drama Academy present their annual Musical Theatre Showcase. Over 80young people between the ages of 3 and 19 will take to the stage to Sing, Actand Dance their way through Musical Theatre numbers old and new.
Headliner: TBCSupported by: TBCCompere: TBC Please be advised that occasionally the line up can change
Fri 9 Feb
Fri 13 Apr
Fri 18 May
Masqueraders Theatrical Society Presents "my Fair Lady"
Masqueraders present My Fair Lady - the popular musical based on the play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl is chosen by Professor Henry Higgins and given elocution lessons so that she may pass as a lady within 6 months. Containing songs such as I Could Have Danced All Night, With a…
Tue 5 Jun
Wed 6 Jun
Thu 7 Jun
Nac Promotions And Rhubarb Theatre Presents "sidney's Shed"
Maisie is running from the bullies and thinks shes just found the perfect place to hide.But this is no ordinary shed and Sidney Waffles is no ordinary gardenerInventor, explorer and winner of this years Best-Veg-in-Show, the potty flower-potter has made some rather unusual improvements to his allotment - Sidney has…
Thu 12 Apr
Nac Promotions Presents "barry Cryer And Colin Sell"
The Ant and Dec of the Sanatogen set reunite to bring you a new show, devised by them after the visitors left.Cryer, still a Sprightly Veteran (Undertakers Gazette) and Sell a Legendary Virtuoso (Pensioners Weekly) combine to entertain you with songs, jokes and the amazing realisation that theyre still here.Join them…
Fri 11 May
Nac Promotions Presents Cantabile With Full English Brexit
Cantabile have been delighting audiences since 1982 with their amazing range of programmes. From a cappella favourites to the sacred music of the last millennium they are outstanding in both Comedy and the Classics. They are supported by sixteen solo albums and have amassed over 2,500 live performances worldwide.
Fri 2 Feb
Nac Promotions Presents Crafty's Creepy Castle
From the team behind Marty MacDonalds Farm and The Santa Shows comes the spookiest show everWhy has Crafty the Crow gone to live in a haunted castle?Can Sally the Scarecrow help with its ghostly goings-on?And why is Pirate Harry making things go bump in the night?Come in your scariest costume andjoin the adventure to find…
Tue 20 Feb
Nac Promotions Presents Maddy Prior In Concert With Hannah James And Giles Lewin
A true legend of British music, Maddy Prior has built her career on exploring various musical avenues. Her latest album 3 For Joy is no exception, a further exploration of the tradition that she loves. Together with new musical partners Giles Lewin (Carnival Band) and young accordion player Hannah James, Maddy returns to…
Sun 22 Apr
Nac Promotions Presents "only Fools And Boycie"
Best known for his role as Boycie from the BBC TVs award-winning comedy Only Fools And Horses, John Challis is one of the nations greatest comic actors.He has worked with some of the biggest names in showbusiness and has counted among his friends The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Oliver Reed and George Best.
Fri 16 Mar
Nac Promotions Presents "tenors Un Limited"
It all began in 2002. With a nod to THE 3 Tenors, the guys set out to bring their own take on the popular classical genre and expand the perception of what a 21st century Tenor could be.The idea was simple: choose some of the most iconic songs across a variety of genres, stay true to the melody and incorporate rich…
Fri 27 Apr
Nac Promotions Presents "the Backbeat Beatles"
The Backbeat Beatles are THE premier Beatles tribute band and come direct from Liverpool, UK which makes their sound, vocals as well as their natural wit and humour much more authentic.The band, featuring world class musicians, was formed by and features actor/songwriter Chris ONeill following his successful role in the…
Sat 17 Feb
Nac Promotions With Hambledon Productions Presents "tribute To Steptoe And Son"
Albert and Harold; father and son. One proclaims hes a poor old man while the other protests that actually hes a dirty old man! In actual fact, both are telling the truth.These two warring rag-and-bone-men, in their Shepherds Bush scrapyard home, became household favourites for entire generations throughout the 60s and…
Sun 25 Mar
Naods Presents "all Shook Up"
The story is all new……the hits are all ELVISIts 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hilarious, hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy thatll have you jumpin out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as…
Thu 19 Apr
Fri 20 Apr
Sat 21 Apr
Nuneaton Gang Show 2018
Variety show performed by members of the Scout Guide movement in and around Nuneaton
Tue 20 Mar
Wed 21 Mar
Thu 22 Mar
Talon: In The Raw
Talon bring you Eagles classics with beautiful acoustic arrangements, plus their own personal favourites in a brand new show for 2018.
Sun 29 Apr
Talon: The Best of the Eagles
Eagles tribute band Talon once again perform their popular tribute to the beardy country rockers.
Sun 29 Apr
Twisted Tree Theatre Company Presents "the Tale Of Bartholomew Crane"
The tale of Bartholomew Crane is the Twisted Trees second production. This play is an original supernatural horror, which aims to chill the blood. Follow the story of Doctor Bartholomew Crane and what happened when we played with Death itself.Please not due to the nature of the content, this performance is un-suitable for…