Turnpike Gallery

Turnpike Gallery
Civic Square, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 1EB
  • Telephone 01942 404420
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  • Website www.wlct.org/turnpike
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Anthropoid

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • Czech Republic / UK / France
  • 2h
  • 15
  • Directed by: Sean Ellis
  • Cast: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Charlotte Le Bon
  • UK release: 9 September 2016

In WWII Czechoslovakia, two Czech soldiers (Dornan and Murphy) plot the assassination of high-ranking SS officer Reinhard Heydrich. With compelling performances and solid filmmaking, it's a powerful and poignant homage to the bravery and determination of the Czech resistance.

Fri 25 Aug

£5 / 01942 404420

Arun Ghosh Trio (Suitable For Ages 2-6 And Their Grown Ups)

Award winning clarinettist Arun Ghosh brings his exciting energy and original music to the Big Imaginations Festival. Arun's musical stories take you on a journey along rivers, through mountains and into the heart of the city. Hear how Arun's melodies and rhythms draw together jazz, hip-hop and South Asian music, with…

Wed 1 Nov

£5 / 01942 404420

Arun Ghosh Trio (Suitable For Ages 6+ And Their Grown Ups)

Award winning clarinettist Arun Ghosh brings his exciting energy and original music to the Big Imaginations Festival. Arun's musical stories take you on a journey along rivers, through mountains and into the heart of the city. Hear how Arun's melodies and rhythms draw together jazz, hip-hop and South Asian music, with…

Wed 1 Nov

£5 / 01942 404420

Fri 27 Oct

£5 / 01942 404420

Blood Brothers (Play Version)

This is the non-musical play version of the hugely successful musical. The play tells of twin brothers and what happens when their mother decides to have one of them adopted. Their contrasting upbringing and the hand fate deals them is fast-moving, perceptive and ultimately tragic.

Thu 14 Sep

£4.50–£5 / 01942 404420

Fri 15 Sep

Sold out / 01942 404420

Sat 16 Sep

£4.50–£5 / 01942 404420

Dick Whittington

Dick and his cat, Tommy assist the people of London Town with the rat problem led by the evil King Rat. The search for the rats takes them to the island of Mycoco where they and the gang led by Dame Sarah land up after their ship sinks. Fortunately Dick manages to defeat King Rat and all is well in the end.

Tue 28 Nov

£4–£5 / 01942 404420

Wed 29 Nov

£4–£5 / 01942 404420

Thu 30 Nov

£4–£5 / 01942 404420

…and 2 more dates until 2 Dec

Fairytales Gone Bad: Grannylocks/ The Monstrous Duckling (Suitable For Ages 3+ And Their Grown Ups)

Join performance poet Joseph Coelho, winner of the 2015 Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award, as he unravels familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics in an enchanting performance for young and old alike. A father returns home with a magical cloak. A cloak that hides a story…Did you know that the…

Thu 26 Oct

£5 / 01942 404420

Fairytales Gone Bad – Zombie-rella and Blood-red Hood

Hear the true stories behind the happily-ever-afters. Cinderella dies, becomes a zombie and falls in love with a vampire prince while Little Red Riding Hood is a wolf-hunter, who never leaves her home without her shield, axe and blood stained cloak.

Thu 26 Oct

£5 / 01942 404420

Handa's Surprise (Suitable For Ages 2-6 And Their Grown Ups)

Travel to Kenya and follow in Handa’s footsteps as she journeys to see her best friend Akeyo, in the next village. Handais taking 7 delicious fruits as a surprise –but 7 different animals have 7 very different ideas… could you resist the sweet-smelling guava? How about a ripe red mango or a tangy purple passion fruit?

Sat 21 Oct

£5 / 01942 404420

Lemn Sissay: Something Dark

Something Dark tells the story of Lemn Sissay’s upbringing in children’s homes and foster care in Wigan and the search for his family and true identity. Originally directed by John McGrath (National Theatre of Wales), Something Dark has been performed throughout the world to great critical acclaim.

Sat 23 Sep

£7–£10 / 01942 404420

Little Men

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 1h 27min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Ira Sachs
  • Cast: Jennifer Ehle, Paulina Garcia, Greg Kinnear, Michael Barbieri, Theo Taplitz, Talia Balsam, Maliq Johnson, Anthony Angelo Flamminio, Madison Wright, Mauricio Bustamante, John Proccacino, Alfred Molina

Jake (Taplitz), a 13 year old aspiring artist, moves to Brooklyn with his parents (Kinnear, Ehle) to occupy the apartment of his deceased grandfather, where he befriends Tony (Barbieri). Insightful and superbly performed coming-of-age tale, forgoing clichés and obvious emotional angles to explore the frustration of…

Fri 29 Sep

£5 / 01942 404420

Love & Friendship

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • Ireland/Netherlands/France/US
  • 1h 32min
  • U
  • Directed by: Whit Stillman
  • Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel, Stephen Fry

Lady Susan Vernon (Beckinsale) is penniless, selfish and keen to marry off her nelfected daughter to the nearest wealthy dolt, but she's also smart, witty and beautiful. Stillman gives a wickedly droll adaptation of Jane Austen's short novel, choicely acted by the whole ensemble.

Fri 24 Nov

£5 / 01942 404420

Mark Leckey: Dream English Kid 1964 - 1999

In 1979, Eric's nightclub in Liverpool hosted a gig by Joy Division that Mark Leckey attended in his youth. Recently, the artist located amateur footage of the event on YouTube. Realising that many of the personal memories that we have can be found online, Leckey began to assemble a film, Dream English Kid, that uses…

Tue 25 Jul

Free / 01942 404420

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 26 Jul

Free / 01942 404420

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Thu 27 Jul

Free / 01942 404420

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 22 more dates until 26 Aug

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