Foxlowe Arts Centre

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

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Bolshoi Babylon (15)

Founded in 1776, the Bolshoi Ballet is a world-famous national treasure. But in 2013 its Artistic Director Sergei Filin was the victim of a shocking acid attack. The attackers alleged they'd been hired by former principal dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko, inspiring lurid headlines worldwide. In this fascinating documentary, Nick…

Tue 6 Dec

Eddie The Eagle (pg)

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael Eddie Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (played by Hugh Jackman), Eddie takes on the…

Tue 25 Oct

Florence Foster Jenkins

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 110 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Stephen Frears
  • Cast: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg
  • UK release: 6 May 2016

Florence Foster Jenkins (Streep) is a wealthy, cultured New York socialite, who insists on performing as a soprano in spite of a total inability to sing. Streep throws herself endearingly into the role, Grant is wonderful as her debonair husband and Frears keeps a confident balance of uproarious laughs and genuine pathos.

Tue 15 Nov

Funhouse Comedy Club

Show time 8.30pm

Thu 3 Nov

Thu 1 Dec

Glenn Tilbrook

Solo show from the former Squeeze frontman.

Wed 7 Dec

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Launch Party (11+)

Martha and Vi are twins. They grew up side by side, watching the stars, but recently they've drifted. While Martha has stayed in their home village, laying down roots, Vi has been across the globe training as an astronaut, preparing to launch herself into the unknown. Before Vi blasts off, Martha has arranged a party in…

Thu 17 Nov

£11 some concessions / 01538 386112

Lights That Change

The Situation presents a Loose Canon Special with Lights That Change - Luscious Welsh shoegaze/dreampop Deja Vega - Meaty Cheshire psych/rock Eyre Llew - Hypnotic Notts post-rock Foot Spa - Chunky London industrial punk Doors at 8pm

Fri 4 Nov

Love And Friendship (u)

A gloriously witty and acerbic adaptation of Jane Austen's Lady Susan. Kate Beckinsale plays the novella's eponymous heroine, a beautiful young widow who exiles herself to her in-laws' estate while lurid rumours about her dalliances are circulating through polite society. Vexed by Sir James Martin, a handsome young man…

Tue 13 Dec

Maggie's Plan (pg)

Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha),Ethan Hawke (Boyhood) and Oscar-winner Julianne Moore (Still Alice) star in this delightfully witty wry comedy from writer-director Rebecca Miller. Maggie(Gerwig) is single, but desperately wants to have a child. Just as she is embarking on her plan for artificial insemination, she meets John…

Tue 29 Nov

Mustang (15)

Nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars this year Mustang is a heady, emotional and deeply personal story and a paean to female power. Set in early summer in a village in northern Turkey, five free-spirited teenage sisters splash about on the beach with their male classmates. A neighbour reports what she considers…

Tue 1 Nov

£5.50 / 01538 386112

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Planet Rock Presents Roadstars

Blues-rock from Simo, Aaron Keylock and Federal Charm.

Rams (15)

In a secluded Icelandic valley, estranged brothers Gummi and Kiddi, living on adjacent farms, have not spoken to one another in 40 years. Their year round animosity peaks at the valley's competition for best ram, which a boastful Kiddi has wonseveral times. When the lethal and highly contagious disease scrapie strikes the…

Tue 8 Nov

£5.50 / 01538 386112

Think Of England

Two women on a mission to show you a good time! Based on real events 'Think of England' is a rollicking new play about courage, bravery & swing dancing. In the Summer of 1943, Bett and Vera travel the country hosting tea dances for RAF fighter pilots stationed nearby. What the locals don't know is that the dance is…

Thu 24 Nov

£16.50 some concessions / 01538 386112

Thunder Hammer New Years Eve Special.

Regarded by many as one of the best covers bands in the U.K., Thunder Hammer are back to help you celebrate New Years Eve in style. See in the New Year with all of your favourite Rock Anthems by the likes of Guns N Roses, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Bon Jovi and ACDC, to name but a few performed live in the explosive…

Victoria (15)

Victoria is an extraordinary heist thriller, a breathless thrill-ride of a film shot at night on the streets of Berlin in a single continuous take. Memorable for more than its technical brilliance alone, it tells the gripping story of a young woman from Madrid, who meets four local guys outside a nightclub. But these boys…

Tue 22 Nov

£5.50 / 01538 386112

World Premiere - How Not To Work & Claim Benefits

The Foxlowe plays host to the World Premiere of Leek-based Rotten Park Road's first feature length production, a darkly boisterous psychological comedy. Mike and Dave drink their lives away, claiming their benefits by pretending to be mental. Following a particularly boozy night, a mysterious stranger turns up at their…


  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 108 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Byron Howard/Rich Moore/Jared Bush
  • Written by: Jared Bush, Phil Johnston
  • Cast: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba
  • UK release: 25 March 2016

Trailblazing rabbit Judy (Goodwin) goes to the city to join the police, and teams up with con artist fox Nick (Bateman) on the trail of a missing otter. Cheerfully feminist but never preachy, with gorgeous animation and a classy cast, it's a model piece of family entertainment.

Thu 27 Oct

£1.10 / 01538 386112

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