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What’s On at the Avenue Theatre, Sittingbourne – July update.

Written by on 11 July 2017

Film screenings coming soon:

Screen @ The Avenue ‘Manchester By The Sea’ (15)

Date and Time:           Friday 21st July at 7.45pm

Tickets:                        £4.50

A depressed uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies.

Stars: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler

2 hrs 17 mins Drama


Swale Film Society ‘Breathless’ 1960 (PG)
Date and Time:           Friday 28th July at 7.30pm

Tickets:                        £2.00 Members/£4.00 Non Members

À bout de souffle (original title)

A film by Jean-Luc Godard.A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.

Stars Jean-Paul Belmondo,  Jean Seberg,  Daniel Boulanger

1hr 30 mins. Crime/Drama

With subtitles


Screen @ The Avenue ‘The Time Of Their Lives’ (12A)

Date and Time:           Friday 4th August at 7.45pm

Tickets:                        £4.50

A former Hollywood star enlists the help of a new friend in order to journey from London to France for her ex-lover’s funeral, with the various mishaps en route making the trip unforgettable.
Stars: Joan Collins,  Pauline Collins,  Franco Nero
1 hr 44 mins Comedy

There will be no film on 18th August 2017

Screen @ The Avenue ‘Viceroy’s House’ (12A)

Date and Time:           Friday 1st September at 7.45pm

Tickets:                        £4.50

The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.
Stars: Gillian Anderson,  Michael Gambon,  Manish Dayal
1hr 46min. Biography/Drama/History

Screen @ The Avenue ‘Their Finest’ (12A)

Date and Time:           Friday 15th September at 7.45pm

Tickets:                        £4.50

A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.
Stars Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy
1hr 57min. Comedy/Drama/Romance

Live performances:

Creativedge Productions: Sondheim Inside Out and Into The Woods Junior

Date & Time:              Saturday 15th July 2017 at 2pm and 6.30pm

Tickets:                        £7.50

The talented children of Creativedge Productions present their summer performance:
Act One: Sondheim Inside Out
Act Two: Into The Woods Junior


Simply Showbiz

Date & Time:              Saturday 22nd July 2017 at 7.30pm

Tickets:                        £12.00
The ultimate variety show featuring comedy, music and magic
Starring Drew Cameron (Britain’s Got Talent), Daniel Dean (Grand Illusionist), Julia Burnett (Top Vocalist), Alan Simmons (Ventriloquist) and Phil Hoyles (Comedy & Magic).

Acts are subject to change but a top class show is always guaranteed!


Purple Haze UK
Date & Time:              Saturday 29th July 2017 at 8pm (Doors open 7.30pm)

Tickets:                        £8.00
Tribute Band ‘Purple Haze UK’ return to the Avenue Theatre.

The very best of Deep Purple and Jimi Hendrix.



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 from 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.


Hamilton & Holness Sing for Cancer

Date & Time:              Sunday 3rd September 2017 at 7.30pm (Doors open 6.30pm)

Tickets:                        £10.00 (Buffet included in ticket price)

Ronnie Hamilton and Andy Holness are a ‘Male Singing Duo’, (with a hint of comedy).

Their style of singing is Swing, Soul, Ballads, Reggae and Motown, singing from the 1950’s to present.

Come along and help raise money for Cancer Research and Macmillan Cancer Support.


Titter Ye Not

Date & Time:              Saturday 7th October 2017 at 7.30pm

Tickets:                        £14.00 (£13 concs)
This one man play, written by and starring Paul Harris, tells of the life both on and off stage of comedian Frankie Howerd, a troubled but amazingly talented man who wowed audiences for almost fifty years. In the 1950’s he was the biggest comedy star in the country only to lose everything including his health before coming back to prominence and finding a new young audience in the 1980’s.
‘TITTER YE NOT’ is a lovingly crafted piece that will amuse and amaze all fans of Frankie Howerd’s life and career.


An Evening with Fiddle & Faff

Date & Time:              Saturday 14th October 2017 at 7.30pm

Tickets:                        £8.00

Fiddle and Faff return to the theatre for another fabulous evening.

Fiddle & Faff is a duo of friends, Christine Adams and Lissie Bayford. Their finely crafted 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 and mando-bass,  so that together they create performances that are entertaining and engaging.


The Magic of the Musicals – Avenue Theatre Productions

Date & Time:              Thursday 26th October at 7.30pm & Saturday 28th Oct at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Tickets:                        £7.50 (£7.00 concs)

Avenue Theatre Productions presents a fabulous show of song and dance ‘The Magic of the Musicals’

Featuring songs from Les Miserables, Mamma Mia, Hairspray, Rent, Wicked, Billy Elliot & more.

This amateur production is by arrangement with NODA Limited.



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

Tel: 01795 471140