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What’s on at the Avenue Theatre, Sittingbourne

Written by on 6 October 2016

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Screen @ The Avenue ‘The Carer’ (15)

Date and Time:           Friday 7th October at 7.45pm

Tickets:                        £4.00


Dorottya is a young Hungarian actress with a burning desire: to make it on the English stage. Legendary actor Sir Michael Gifford suffers from an incurable disease, and has one desire: to be left alone. When Dorottya becomes his carer they both hope their wish will be fulfilled.

Filmed across various locations in Kent.

Stars Brian Cox, Anna Chancellor, Emilia Fox, Coco Konig

Comedy 1 hr 29 mins


Screen @ The Avenue in the Afternoon ‘Walking on Sunshine’ (12A)

Adults only screening with free tea, coffee and biscuits.

Date and Time:           Wednesday 12th October at 2pm

Tickets:                        £4.00


Maddie, fresh from a long-term relationship, has embarked on a whirlwind holiday romance with the gorgeous Raf and overcome with passion the pair decide to get married straight away. With the wedding location set for Italy, Maddie invites her sister Taylor along but little does she know, Taylor and Raf once had a whirlwind romance of their own…

With a soundtrack packed with 80s pop classics, including Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ and Wham’s ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go’, Walking on Sunshine is a joyful, feel-good musical you’re bound to love.


Stars Greg Wise,  Hannah Arterton,  Annabel Scholey

Musical/Romance     1hr 37mins


Fiddle & Faff Folk Concert

Date and Time:           Saturday 15th October 2016 at 7.30pm

Tickets:                        £8.00


Fiddle & Faff return to the Avenue Theatre for another evening of fabulous folk music.

Fiddle & Faff is a duo of friends, Christine Adams and Lissie Bayford. Their music is mostly drawn from the folk tradition, peppered with other influences that take their fancy and encompasses songs and tunes from the lyrical and lovely to the toe-tapping and quirky.  Christine plays fiddle, accordion & nyckelharpa and sings harmony while Lissie sings and  plays double bass,  so that together they create performances that are entertaining and engaging.


Screen @ The Avenue ‘Golden Years – Grand Theft OAP’ (15)

Date and Time:           Friday 21st October at 7.45pm

Tickets:                        £4.00


Fate, the pensions crisis and a steadfast refusal to accept the injustice of old age have contrived to force law abiding, retired couple, Arthur and Martha Goode into a life of crime….


Starring: Bernard Hill, Virginia McKenna, Phil Davis, Alun Armstrong, Sue Johnston

Action/Comedy/Crime     1hr 36 mins


Screen @ The Avenue ‘Me Before You’ (12A)

Date and Time:           Friday 4th November at 7.45pm

Tickets:                        £4.00


A girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she’s taking care of.

Based on the best-selling book by Jojo Moyes.


Starring Emilia Clarke,  Sam Claflin,  Janet McTeer

1 hr 50 mins Drama/Romance


Avenue Theatre Productions presents Puss In Boots by Ben Crocker pantomimes.

Dates & Times:           Thursday 24th & Friday 25th November 2016 at 7.30pm, Saturday 26th November at 2pm and 7.30pm and Sunday 27th November at 11am

Tickets:                        £7 Adults , £5 Children under 14, £20.00 Family (2+2), Groups 10+ £5 each


Pantomime is returning to the Avenue Theatre! Oh yes it is!

Avenue Theatre Productions bring you this fun filled traditional pantomime from Ben Crocker Pantomimes. Full of laughter and audience participation be sure to book your tickets soon for a ‘Perfect Proper Panto’



An Evening of Clairvoyance

Date and Time:           Tuesday 6th December at 7.30pm

Tickets:                        £10.00

International Celebrity Mediums Hazel Lee, Eddie Morgan and Jay Love return to the Avenue Theatre for an Evening of Clairvoyance Extravaganza with the TALK BACK SPIRIT TOUR 2016.


And for those of you looking much at next year, here are a few shows booked in already:


Reflections – Live in Concert

Date and Time:           Friday 24th March 2017 at 7.30pm

Tickets:                        £12.00 (£10 concs)


Herne Bay singer and entertainer Martin Farbrother makes a welcome return to the Avenue Theatre. Joining Martin on stage is local vocalist Sue Barnes. Sue has performed at many top venues and includes cruise ships entertainment amongst her credits. Just recently Martin & Sue formed a partnership and have been an instant hit with audiences. Tonight, under the name of ‘Reflections’ they will demonstrate their joint passion for entertaining with a show packed with fun & songs made famous by some of the world’s greatest singers.


A Real Alien Adventure

Date and Time:           Wednesday 5th April 2017 at 2pm

Tickets:                        £6.50 adult, £4.50 children under 14, £20.00 family ticket (2+2).
Ripstop Theatre presents A Real Alien Adventure.

Miss Amelia Buttersnap, investigator of all things unseen and mysterious, inventor of gadgets both marvellous and improbable, is on a mission to prove that aliens really do exist. With her Translator Device, her Teleporter Machine and her trusty cat Tibbles she sets off in her home-made rocket on a rip-roaring, intergalactic journey.
Are the aliens friend or foe? Why do the aliens want to steal all the earth’s fluffy things? And … how do you drink a cup of tea in space?

Shadow puppetry, projections and aliens all make for a fun filled show full of wonderment for the whole family. (recommended for children over the age of 3 years)


Variations of Pointe II

Date & Time:              Sunday 25th June 2017 at 7.30pm

Tickets:                        £12.00 (£10 concs)


Following the amazing audience reaction to the first Variations of Pointe JSLN Dance Company

return with another superb triple bill consisting of ‘Spirits of Ballet’, excerpts from little known 19th and early 20th Century romantic ballets, ‘Mojo in Motion’ based on the Austin Powers theme and a new neo-classical work ‘Consequential Gaps’ which explores the function of objects and people after their usefulness has passed.


Together Again – Live Musical Show

Date & Time:              Saturday 5th August 2017 at 7.30pm

Tickets:                        £12.00 (£10 concs)


Frank Sinatra & Elvis Presley performed several time together in Las Vegas. Sadly both entertainers are no longer with us but seasoned Avenue Theatre performer Martin Farbrother & top Elvis tribute Chris Field form Ashford team up to bring you a great evening of entertainment. This is part of their mini tour and they will be bringing you a show packed full of fun and songs made famous by ‘The Governor’ & The King. Come along to the bright lights of Las Vegas for a show not to be missed.


Odile: JSLN Dance Company

Date & Time:              Sunday 26th November 2017 at 7.30pm

Tickets:                        £12.00 (£10 concs)


Restaging the big classics has been done many times. They also have been adapted to

Contemporary pieces and even movies but Soren Niewelt tries to explore another side of the story. Utilizing some of the  original score as well as adding new music this evening filling program looks at Swanlake through the eyes of Odile. Told in Niewelts neoclassical style the classical tale of Swanlake gets a twist some might not have thought of yet, or was it a possibility all along?




Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent. ME10 4DN



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