Brewhouse Events – March 2014

Brewhouse Diary –March 2014
Saturday 1st March

I Hope You Dance

Laura Pyatt Performing Arts present their first show at the Brewhouse. Pupil’s age 3-16 perform singing and dancing routines from musicals and the charts.

Brewhouse Auditorium 2.00pm & 7.00pm £7.00 (£5.00 concessions)


Sunday 2nd March

11th Burton on Trent Competitive Vocal Festival

Adjudicators: Gaynor Keeble B.Ed(Hons) ARCM ALCM, Ian Kennedy GGSM.

Brewhouse Auditorium 9.30am £5.00 all day


Tuesday 11th- Sat 15th March

The History Boys

Alan Bennett’s hilariously funny and exceptionally moving semi-autobiographical play set the theatre-world alight when it premiered in 2004, going on to be a smash-hit in both the West End and on Broadway, collecting Olivier and Tony awards for Best New Play and Best Play respectively.

The History Boys charts the fortunes of an unruly bunch of bright sixth form boys as they each set out to secure themselves a coveted place at Oxford or Cambridge.

It’s a compelling exploration of both the anarchy of adolescence and the very purpose of education itself, but it’s also a wonderful feel-good evening, shot through with Alan Bennett’s masterful wit and abundant humanity – quite simply a must-see.

Brewhouse Auditorium 7.30pm

£8.00 (£7.00 concessions. Concessions available Monday to Thursday only.

All Matinee tickets £7.00


Thursday 20th March

Goodnight George

A First World War Centenary Arts & Heritage Project funded by Heritage Lottery Fund in partnership with the Burton Co-operative Learning Trust, ESBC, National Theatre & Staffordshire Great War Trail.

A perfect seaside excursion; Punch and Judy and ice creams in Scarborough for the bank holiday 1914. But, the threat of war is looming – Burton is then plunged into the centre of the First World War. The boys of Burton are sent away, along with shire horses from the Bass Breweries. People of Burton are cheering on the streets as our boys and horses are dressed with flowers and ribbons and sent to faraway lands, leaving home; uncertain of their return.

Step back in time to Burton in the First World War and discover the incredible story of George Fearn from Tutbury. Inspired through the astonishing letters he wrote back to his family and the themes from the National Theatre’s War Horse. Join pupils from Richard Wakefield and Horninglow Primary, as they take you on a journey through the sights, sounds and impact of the Great War as they see it.

Alongside this performance there will be a chance to explore the pupil’s work and community collections in the Gallery Space at the Brewhouse Arts Centre, throughout the whole of March.

Brewhouse Auditorium 5.30pm FREE

If you would like to get involved in this project please contact; Alix Jones:


Friday 21st March

Andrew Dee

Join Spirit Medium Andrew Dee as he guides you through some of life’s mysteries with his ‘Black & White Tour’ with the help of your loved ones in the spirit world. Andrew’s no-nonsense, back-to-basics style of mediumship will be on display again for you here at The Brewhouse Arts Centre as he aims to lift the lid on any questions you may still have about this life and the hereafter as well as the joy that awaits us all.’ For one night only, Andrew will also be joined by the fabulous Michelle Roberts for what promises to be a night of magic that combines the brilliance of his mediumship with the purity and clarity of Michelle’s enchanting voice. Music and mediumship at its best. You will not be disappointed.

Brewhouse Auditorium 7.30pm £12.50 (£10.50 concessions)


Saturday 22nd March

The Tales of Beatrix Potter

Stephanie Parrott ARAD Midland Youth Ballet Mid & Junior Company present:

The well known animal tales brought to the stage! An evening of traditional ballet.

Pupils trained by Stephanie Parrott ARAD.

Brewhouse Auditorium 7.00pm £8.00


Monday 24th- Thursday 27th March

Unite Performing Arts Festival

Presented by Burton & South Derbyshire College

Unite Performing Arts Festival is a celebration of the arts within the local area. Foundation Degree Students organise the Festival in which they invite community groups and schools to perform alongside the college students. The event showcases a range of dance, drama and music as a celebration of all art forms.

Brewhouse Auditorium £7.00 (£5.00 concessions) All performances at 7pm


Saturday 29th March

Sociable Songs

Presented by VocAL Intuition

A student concert at The Brewhouse.

Brewhouse Bar 7.30pm £8.50

Please contact for availability/booking



Brewhouse Arts Centre,
Union Street
Burton on Trent

BoxOffice : 01283 508100

Thanks to James Shaw for the info.


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