Foxlowe Arts Centre

Foxlowe Arts Centre
Market Place, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6AD

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8 Days A Week The Touring Years

Tuesday 24 th January An intimate portrait of The Beatles' touring years and the rise of the worldwide Beatlemania phenomenon. Off-stage archive footage explores the effect of the tours on their relationships and musical evolution. This plus interviews, unheard music and re- mastered concert footage makes for…

The Bfg

A scrumdiddlyumptious feast. Mark Rylance makes Roald Dahl's big softie completely believable in Steven Spielberg's winning adaptation. Mark Kermode, The Guardian. Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance). Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon…

Thu 23 Feb

Bill Kirchen Atlantica Launch European Tour

Bill Kirchen and Austin de Lone team up for a hands-across-the-Atlantic collection with their new studio album, Transatlanticana, out on August 26, 2016 on Red House Records. This long-overdue release unites the pioneers of two major musical movements: Kirchen co-founded the original Americana band, Commander Cody and his…

Bridget Jones's Baby

After breaking up with Mark Darcy (Firth), Bridget Jones's (Zellweger) "happily ever after" hasn't quite gone according to plan. Fortysomething and single again, she decides to focus on her job as top news producer and surround herself with old friends and new. What could possibly go wrong? Bridget meets a dashing…

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Café Society (12a)

Woody Allen's latest film is a glittering romantic comedy, set during the Golden Age of Hollywood and starring Jesse Eisenberg as Bobby, a young Jewish New Yorker who heads west to Los Angeles in search of a start in the film industry. When introduced to the glamour of Hollywood by his Uncle Phil (Steve Carell), Bobby…

Tue 17 Jan

Captain Fantastic

Viggo Mortensen stars as an idealistic father raising his children away from contemporary civilisation in the charming, eccentric film Captain Fantastic from actor/director Matt Ross. In the lush wilderness of the Pacific Northwest, Ben (Mortensen) lives with his six children in Thoreau-esque seclusion, giving them a…

Coop, Boyes & Simpson

Supported by the Peace Through Folk Choir

Embrace Of The Serpent

Nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars and one of Kermode's favourites of the year, director Ciro Guerra presents a breathtaking journey through the Colombian Amazon following the interwoven stories of two European explorers, one in the early 1900s, the other 40 years later. Shot in mesmerising monochrome, full of…

Fairport Convention

Veteran folk group whose current line-up features founding member Simon Nicol with Gerry Conway, Chris Leslie, Dave Pegg and Ric Sanders.

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Funhouse Comedy.co Uk . Top Drawer Stand Up Comedy.

Thurs Feb 2nd Funhouse Comedy Club MARK MAIER https://www.markmaier.co.uk/ SCOTT BENNETT http://www.scottbennettcomedy.co.uk/ Che Burnley Roger Swift Compere James CooK

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • New Zealand
  • 101 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Taika Waititi
  • Cast: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rhys Darby, Rima te Wiata
  • UK release: 16 September 2016

Urban malcontent Ricky (Dennison) reluctantly goes to the NZ countryside with foster aunt Bella (te Wiata) and her gruff husband Hec (Neill). When a tragic event prompts Ricky to run off, Hec goes after him, but the authorities assume that Hec's kidnapped Ricky. Simple, affecting comedy that builds into full-on action…

I, Daniel Blake

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • UK/France
  • 100 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ken Loach
  • Cast: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires

Newly widowed Newcastle joiner Daniel (Johns) has worked all his life, but when his doctor tells him that his heart condition means he can't work, the welfare system disagrees. Familiar territory for Loach and screenwriter Laverty but despite unapologetic heartstring-tugging, the subject – the system's intrinsic cruelty…

John Bramwell

With support from Dave Fidler

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Julieta

Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar returns to themes of love and loss, adapting 3 stories from Nobel Prize-winning writer Alice Munro's book, Runaway. The stories follow Julieta at different stages of her life, played by both Adriana Ugarte and Emma Suárez. In middle age, Julieta seems happy and content but a chance…

Tue 28 Feb

Limehouse Lizzy

A tribute to the hard rock of Thin Lizzy.

Little Men

Quiet, sensitive Jake meets brash but affable Tony at his grandfather's funeral and the charming odd couple become inseparable best friends during their school vacation. Their new bond is tested, though, when Jake's parents become embroiled in a battle over a dress shop lease with Tony's mother. With wonderfully natural…

Livewire The Ac/dc Show

Live/Wire is The AC/DC Tribute show. The unique six man tribute to rock music's greatest band AC/DC, complete with cannons, a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of High Voltage Rock 'n' Roll. And in this AC/DC's fortieth year, the band cover both eras as always with both Bon Scott and 'Pete' Brian Johnson present to…

Nocturnal Animals

Winning the Grand Jury Prize at the 2016 Venice International Film Festival, Tom Ford follows up his debut, A Single Man, with a haunting romantic thriller of shocking intimacy and gripping tension. Exploring the thin lines between love and cruelty, and revenge and redemption, Academy Award nominees Amy Adams and Jake…

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Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict

Lisa Immordino Vreeland follows up her acclaimed debut 'Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel with Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict. A colourful character who was not only ahead of her time but helped to define it, Peggy Guggenheim was an heiress to her family fortune who became a central figure in the modern art movement. As…

Peter Knights Gigspanner

With his trio, Peter Knight breaks new ground and is second to absolutely nobody…ground-breaking, engaging, frequently astonishing, Gigspanner deliver a quite simply superb set ★★★★ Maverick Magazine "Gigspanner work together in musical genius…there is no track that won't rope you in and buzz you like drinking a barrel…

Seann Walsh: One for the Road

Sharp and energetic observational humour from this fast-riser.

Shappi Khorsandi: Oh My Country! From Morris Dancing to Morrissey

  • 3 stars

As a way of celebrating the 40th anniversary of her arrival in Britain, Shappi's offering up a love letter to her country.

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Shoe Kangaroo And The Big Bad Boot

Garlic Theatre take you on a fantastical journey to the island of lost shoes, with clowning, mime and beautifully crafted puppets. A rather lovely and wonderfully bonkers children's show, of the secret life of shoes - what do they get up to when you are not there? For children: 4 - 9 years. All tickets £5.00.

The Situation Presents ,eyre Llew,dreamwave,the Kings Pistol,goya .

Dream wave first arrived on the shoegaze scene in October 2014, founded by Marcus Gibson and Daniel Simm. The band are known for their dreamy, atmospheric sounds with influences from bands such as Slowdive, Chapterhouse, Whirr as well as taking some influence from heavier bands such as Deftness. ERYE LLEW Eyre Llew…

The Situation Presents Neck London Irish Psycho-ceilidh.

FRIDAY JUNE 2 ND A six-piece 'Psycho-Ceilídh' band juxtaposing perfectly the swirling, spiritual abandon of authentic Traditional Irish music with the electric energy blast of a full-on, pumped-up-to-MAX Punk band and in the process, distilling the sound of two other mighty London rebel bands, The Clash & The…

Sound Of The Sirens

Plus support from Off The Grid

A United Kingdom

In 1947, King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana) Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo) falls in love with London office worker Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike). Their controversial union generates fierce opposition not just from their families, but also the British and South African governments. Yet Seretse and Ruth defy family…

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