Salisbury Arts Centre

Salisbury Arts Centre
Bedwin Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3UT
  • Telephone 01722 321744
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  • Website www.salisburyartscentre.co.uk
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African Arts Day with Alex Miles

Explore African drumming, song, dance and traditional folk tales to create a performance for the end of the day. You’ll also make props, like Maasai shields or animal masks, for your show and take home what you’ve made during the workshop.

Wed 16 Aug

White Room Studio

£20 / 01722 321744

The Altered Club

Introducing our house DJs this summer, playing 1960s, 1970s, Rock n Roll, Soul, Funk, Raregrooves, Garage, Pysche, Northern Soul and Indie.

Fri 30 Jun

£7 / 01722 321744

An Animated Experience with Matthew Dean

A traditional short course for young people aged 10 and over. Play with storyboarding, set design, camera angles and lighting to create a short animated film inspired by your everyday surroundings. Matthew Dean will help you bring all your ideas to life through the art of animation and film. Drawing and building…

Tue 1 Aug

Art Space

£100 / 01722 321744

Ayesha Hazarika: The State of the Nation

Many comedians are focusing on politics at the minute - some with reason, some without. However if any stand-up is going to have an insight into the goings-on of Westminster then it will be Hazarika who used to work as a special advisor for the likes of Gordon Brown and Ed Miliband. Tonight she presents hilarious…

Fri 14 Jul

£14 (Family £13) / 01722 321744

Baby Sensory with Katie Hayes

A monthly workshop for babies aged 0 - 12 months old accompanied by an adult. Baby Sensory is an award-winning baby development class designed to stimulate, educate and provide precious memories. You and your baby will experience different sensory activities designed to support your baby’s sensory development.

Fri 30 Jun

White Room Studio

Prices to be confirmed / 01722 321744

Fri 28 Jul

White Room Studio

Prices to be confirmed / 01722 321744

Fri 25 Aug

White Room Studio

Prices to be confirmed / 01722 321744

Big Scream Matine: Hidden Figures

The Help meets the Imitation game in this rousing Oscar nominated true story of a group of brilliant female Africa-American mathematicians who were the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. Defying gender and racial expectations, their achievements helped…

Sat 5 Aug

White Room Studio

£8 (Family £7) / 01722 321744

Denial

History is put on trial in the riveting true story of Deborah Lipstadt’s legal battle with historian David Irving, who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. Rachel Weiz is on top form as the tenacious Lipstadt, who finds herself in a position where she has to defend herself and prove beyond all…

Thu 17 Aug

£8 (Family £7) / 01722 321744

Dr Sketchy's Salisbury

Entertainment meets art in this life drawing event for adults. Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School is what art classes would be like if they were let loose in the Moulin Rouge with competition prizes, drinks and laughs. Founded in New York by artist Molly Crabapple, it blends art, glamorous burlesque and cabaret.

Wed 28 Jun

£7 / 01722 321744

Effie's Burning

Effie, who has lived in mental health institutions since the age of thirteen, has been admitted to hospital with severe burns. Treating her is Dr Ruth Kovacs, who finds in Effie's extraordinary story of injustice and official callousness the key to her own suppressed anger and power. Taut and powerful, tender and often…

Fri 6 Oct

White Room Studio

£10 (£8.50) / 01722 321744

Fences

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 139 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Denzel Washington
  • Cast: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson
  • UK release: 10 February 2017

Troy (Washington) is a proud, tight-fisted, ageing working stiff in 50s Pittsburgh, full of bitterness that God, poverty and segregation ruined his youthful dreams of sporting success. Beautifully shot family drama, superbly acted (especially by Washington and Davis), but it suffers a bit from heavy self-importance and a…

Wed 19 Jul

£8 (Family £7) / 01722 321744

Germaine Greer: Women for Life on Earth

When Welsh women turned up at the RAF base at Greenham Common in 1981, they were carrying a banner that read ‘Women for Life on Earth’. Feminists can be found wherever the planet and our fellow earthlings are in trouble. The action they cannot be moved to take on their own behalf, they take on behalf of the planet. If…

Fri 7 Jul

£15 (Family £14) / 01722 321744

The Girl and the Giraffe

One day whilst Girl is playing in her garden, she spots something peculiar on the other side of the fence. Climbing as high as she can to get a better view, she is surprised when she comes face to face with… Giraffe! As their friendship grows, Girl discovers Giraffe isn't very well. She tries everything to make him…

Sat 29 Jul

£7.50 (Family £6) / 01722 321744

Growth

Play about a young man who after much procrastination decides to do something about that lump.

Wed 20 Sep

£12 (Family £11) / 01722 321744

Hidden Figures

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 127 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Theodore Melfi
  • Cast: Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe

The true story of the African-American women who provided NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch its first successful space missions, despite institutionalised segregation in the workplace. The leads are wonderful and it’s an inspiring story about collective triumph.

Sat 5 Aug

£8 (Family £7) / 01722 321744

Keen Dance - Salsa & La Rueda

Start your weekend in style. Join us for some couples’ Salsa and group La Rueda with experienced, qualified teachers. You’ll learn some infectious rhythms, which you can show off on any dancefloor. Come along alone or with a friend. It’s an excellent way to meet new people, keep fit and have fun.

Sat 8 Jul

White Room Studio

£10 / 01722 321744

Kubo and the Two Strings

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 102 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Travis Knight
  • Cast: Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Ralph Fiennes, Brenda Vaccaro, George Takei
  • UK release: 9 September 2016

One-eyed origami expert Kubo (Parkinson) joins forces with no-nonsense Monkey (Theron) and goofy human/insect warrior Beetle (McConaughey) on a quest to defeat the Moon King (Fiennes). Breathtakingly beautiful stop-motion animation, maybe too scary for young kids, but with plenty of humour, fine voice performances and a…

Sat 1 Jul

White Room Studio

£5 (Family £4) / 01722 321744

Laurence Clarke & Steve Day

Steve Day describes himself as Britain’s only deaf comedian. If there are any others, he hasn’t heard. For the past 14 years Steve has been performing to huge laughter around the country and abroad; well, they tell him the laughter was huge to humour him, he doesn’t know either way. Laurence Clark: Independence…

Wed 28 Jun

White Room Studio

£14 (Family £13) / 01722 321744

Lion

  • 4 stars
  • 2015
  • Australia/UK/US
  • 118 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Garth Davis
  • Written by: Saroo Brierley, Luke Davies
  • Cast: Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Nicole Kidman

The true story of Saroo Brierley, who aged five is separated from his mother and family in India, declared lost and adopted by an Australian couple, only to track his family down years later using Google Earth. Hugely emotional, remarkably assured debut from Davis, with fine performances.

Thu 6 Jul

£8 (Family £7) / 01722 321744

Mitch Benn: Don't Fear the Reaper

WINNER of BBC 2’s Celebrity Mastermind It’s been a morbid time for "the country's leading musical satirist" (The Times); he's turned 46 - over the hill by anyone's standards - his personal life is in turmoil, and his childhood heroes are dropping like flies. At times like these, a man feels the Reaper creeping up on…

Fri 10 Nov

£14 (Family £13) / 01722 321744

Moana

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 103 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker
  • Cast: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Temuera Morrison, Nicole Scherzinger, Rachel House, Jemaine Clement, Alan Tudyk
  • UK release: 2 December 2016

Moana (Carvalho) is a plucky Polynesian girl who revives the voyaging tradition of her island tribe, with the help of buffoonish demigod Maui (Johnson, exuberantly sending himself up.) The unabashed positivity is pure Disney but Bush's zingy screenplay satirises the studio's princess obsession and there's a refreshing…

Sat 22 Jul

White Room Studio

£5 (Family £4) / 01722 321744

A Monster Calls

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • Spain/UK/US
  • 108 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: JA Bayona
  • Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Lewis MacDougall, Liam Neeson
  • UK release: 6 January 2016

Twelve year old Conor (MacDougall) has a mother (Jones) who's battling cancer and a father (Kebbell) who's walked out; then a yew-tree-shaped monster with Neeson's voice comes into his life. Coming-of-age tearjerker with a sometimes thin story, but fine performances from Jones and MacDougall.

Fri 18 Aug

White Room Studio

£5 (Family £4) / 01722 321744

Moonlight

  • 5 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 111 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Barry Jenkins
  • Cast: Alex Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, Trevante Rhodes, Mahershala Ali, Janelle Monáe, Naomie Harris

The story of a young black man growing up, struggling with his sexuality and neglected by his drug-addicted mother. Astutely judged and beautifully humane sophomore feature from Jenkins, with sublime work from the three actors playing the main character (Hibbert, Sanders, Rhodes) and fine support from Ali, Harris and…

Thu 29 Jun

£8 (Family £7) / 01722 321744

National Theatre Live: Angels In America, Part 1 Millennium Approaches

This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, War Horse).

Thu 20 Jul

£16 / 01722 321744

National Theatre Live: Peter Pan

  • 2017
  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • UK release: 10 June 2017

Sally Cookson directs this co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre about the boy who never grew up.

Sat 8 Jul

£12 / 01722 321744

National Theatre Live: Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

  • 2017
  • UK
  • 12A
  • Directed by: James Macdonald
  • Written by: Edward Albee
  • Cast: Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Luke Treadaway, Imogen Poots
  • UK release: 18 May 2017

Martha and George are a bitter married couple who have a charged relationship, fuelled by their excessive consumption of alcohol. When Martha invites the new professor of the college and his wife for some after-party drinks, the young couple are caught up in Martha and George's games, leading to some devastating truths.

Wed 12 Jul

£16 / 01722 321744

National Theatre Live: Yerma

Billie Piper returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s masterpiece.

Thu 31 Aug

£16 / 01722 321744

Neruda

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • Chile / Argentina / France / Spain / US
  • 108 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Pablo Larrain
  • Cast: Gael Garcia Bernal, Luis Gnecco, Alfredo Castro

Chile, 1948: when President Gabriel Gonzalez Videla (Castro) outlaws communism, poet and communist politican Pablo Neruda (Gnecco) has to go into hiding, with cop Oscar Peluchonneau (Bernal) on his trail. Director Pablo Larraín highlights a dark period in Chile's past, using a comical approach to add emphasis to the…

Fri 25 Aug

£8 (Family £7) / 01722 321744

NT Live - Angels in America: Perestroika

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and Things), Nathan Lane (The…

Thu 27 Jul

£16 / 01722 321744

Pottery Throw Down with Richard Miller

An amazing opportunity to expand your clay working skills with potter Richard Miller (the kiln man from ‘The Great Pottery Throw Down’ series). During the morning there will be a talk by Richard covering his practice as a potter and as owner of Froyle Tiles as well as his time on the BBC TV series. During the…

Sat 2 Sep

Pottery Studio

Sold out / 01722 321744

Recycled Rhythms with Alex Miles

Create, decorate and learn to play your very own instruments made from recycled materials in this fun workshop exploring junk percussion and found sounds. Learn how different elements of an orchestra work and make music for a special performance to family and friends at the end of the day. This workshop is suitable…

Wed 26 Jul

White Room Studio

£20 / 01722 321744

Richard Digance

Comedy folk singer-songwriter.

Sat 24 Jun

£18.50 (Family £17.50) / 01722 321744

Richard Miller: Talk

Richard Miller discusses his practice as a potter and as owner of Froyle Tiles as well as his time on the BBC TV series. Attend the afternoon workshop with Richard and create hand-made carved tiles. After completing an MA in Ceramics in 2003, Richard began making domestic ware as well as teaching the art of ceramics in…

Sat 2 Sep

White Room Studio

£12 / 01722 321744

Salisbury Concert Band

Join Salisbury's sixty-five piece concert windband for an evening of music from shows to the classics and windband repertoire.

Sat 15 Jul

£8 / 01722 321744

Shackleton

Tall Tree Theatre combine compelling storytelling, live music and puppetry to tell this tall tale about stepping out of your comfort zone and saying yes to adventure! Mr Middle has created a safe, predictable life of routine for himself and his loyal dog. Together they enjoy their evenings in and simple walks and…

Tue 15 Aug

£7.50 (Family £24) / 01722 321744

The Spooky Men's Chorale

The Spooky Men's Chorale are the gift that keeps on giving… as thunderous as a herd of wildebeest, as sly as a wagonload of Spike Milligans and as sonorous as a cloister of monks. The manchoir emerged blinking-eyed from the Blue Mountains of NSW 15 years ago and, armed with no more than their impressively cavernous vocal…

Tue 25 Jul

£18 (Family £17) / 01722 321744

Summer Stage

A two week residency for young people aged 11 - 18 years. Summer Stage brings together young actors, musicians and professional support from Salisbury Arts Centre, a theatre director and music composer, to create a multi-media performance from scratch. Interested in taking part? Contact Melanie on 01722 343020 or…

Mon 31 Jul

White Room Studio

£180 / 01722 321744

Summer Stage Performance

A multi-media performance created by a talented group of young people during a two-week residency. Summer Stage brings together budding young actors, musicians and technicians to create a performance from scratch.

Thu 10 Aug

£6 (Family £5) / 01722 321744

Fri 11 Aug

£6 (Family £5) / 01722 321744

Toddler Sense with Katie Hayes

A monthly workshop for toddlers aged 13 months - 3 years old accompanied by an adult. These sessions are jam-packed full of fun and interactive activities, action songs, games, puppets, instruments and so much more! Come and join us in our fabulous exploratory play area, which isn’t just a great place to play, but also…

Fri 30 Jun

White Room Studio

Prices to be confirmed / 01722 321744

Fri 28 Jul

White Room Studio

Prices to be confirmed / 01722 321744

Fri 25 Aug

White Room Studio

Prices to be confirmed / 01722 321744

Tom Allen: Absolutely

'Catch him now and you'll be able to tell people how you saw him before he was famous' The Telegraph The sharply dressed, well-spoken, disparagingly camp son of working class Bromley, Tom Allen embarks on his debut solo tour this autumn. As seen on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Live at the Apollo, The Great…

Tue 5 Dec

£12 (Family £11) / 01722 321744

Toni Erdmann

An audacious twist on the screwball comedy – here the twosome is an ageing hippie prankster father and his corporate-ladder-climbing daughter. Toni Erdmann delivers art and entertainment in equal measure and charmed just about everyone who saw it at the Cannes Film Festival this year. Maren Ade’s dazzling script has just…

Thu 13 Jul

£8 (Family £7) / 01722 321744

Writing Drama for Radio

An action-packed day course where you will explore some of the exciting possibilities of writing for radio. Listen to excerpts of recent plays, develop characters using language and sound, and write an opening scene in this workshop suitable for writers at all stages.

Sat 15 Jul

Media Space

£25 / 01722 321744

Zone Club

A music and filmmaking club for adults with learning disabilities, aged 16 and over. Have fun making music and films with new friends. Kindly supported by Wiltshire Music Connect

Sat 24 Jun

White Room Studio

Sold out / 01722 321744

Sat 29 Jul

White Room Studio

£18 / 01722 321744

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