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LANKYKATS - Socking it to ya!
Date: 19th October 2017
Details:  Thursday nights are rock nights...

FOUR LIVE BANDS

BEATS WORKING - THE ORIGINAL REPLICA
GEORGES BIG SHED - ONE FOOT IN THE GROOVE

Still only £1 admission
Raffle prizes... and a shed-full of fun
www.lankykats.com


Venue:  The Standish Unity Club Live Lounge
(The SUCLL)
Cross Street
Standish
WN6 0HQ
01257 424007
www.lankykats.com
Website:  Click to visit

Wigan & District Speakers Club
Date: 19th October 2017
Details:  Thursday 19th October, 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Wigan & District Speakers Club provides a friendly and supportive setting in which you can aquire new speaking skills, gain self confidence, meet new people and have lots of fun.

The Club meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month.
New members always welcome.
Venue:  Sunshine House, Wellington St, OFF Vauxhall Rd, Scholes, WN1 3SD
Website:  Click to visit

The Enid
Date: 21st October 2017
Details:  After 40 years The Enid continue to create bedazzling genre-busting music. Fusing rock, symphonic, electronic and choral elements, there is simply no other band like them on planet earth. Following the recent critical acclaim of their Journey’s End trilogy, The Enid enter the next phase of their evolution with the much-anticipated release of “Resurgency”, which sees a fresh new line-up of young musicians continue The Enid’s unique legacy.

Under 18s must be accompanied by and adult and seated on the balcony upstairs.

Doors: 7:30pm

£16

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Catapluf's Musical Journey
Date: 22nd October 2017
Details:  Part of the Big Imaginations Children’s Theatre Festival, 19 October – 5th November 2017

Book your tickets then after the show Pay What You Decide your experience was worth to you.

Doors: 2:00pm

On stage: 2:30pm

Call us on 01744 735 436 to book your tickets

Explore rhythms and sounds of the world with Catapluf, whose imagination takes you to places where music can be found in everything: pans, water, drums, even the body. Catapluf’s Musical Journey includes samba, jazz, klezmer and plenty of audience participation.

Commissioned by the EFG London Jazz Festival, Catapluf’s Musical Journey is a new work by multi-instrumentalist Adriano Adewale (Brazil/UK),aimed at children aged 5-7. Catapluf’s Musical Journey is 50 minutes long and can be performed at festivals, concert halls, or in schools.

The performance features Jenny Adejayan on cello, Marcelo Andrade and Giuliano Pereira both on saxophone, fluteand guitar, Andres Ticino on percussion and Adriano Adewale on – saucepans and everything else!

‘One of the best shows for children I’ve ever seen’ Lennart Strömbäck, Artistic Director, Umeå Jazz Festival

“The children came away from the performance dancing….they keep asking when they can see Adriano again. Captivated by the array of instruments and sounds, within minutes the children were involved…moving and responding to what they could see and hear.” Sophie McLoughlin, Music Teacher, Latchmere Primary School

Music – Feel the beat! This is a music based performance

Speech free – The storyline doesn’t rely on script or speech, communication through movement, music or light.

Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Fleetwood Bac
Date: 27th October 2017
Details:  FLEETWOOD BAC
MAC ARE … BAC! ! !

FLEETWOOD BAC are the world’s first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself, the only Mac tribute to authentically replicate the classic ‘Rumours’ line-up. Over the last few years they have received rave reviews from ‘The Stage’ newspaper, the U.K.s leading Fleetwood Mac fansites, the official Stevie Nicks website; and from ecstatic audiences wherever the band played, wowing audiences as far afield as Dubai, St. Tropez, the Cayman Islands and Monte Carlo, and twice selling out the world-famous Minack Theatre in Cornwall.

Fleetwood Bac have also been rated by The Times newspaper as one of the U.K.’s top 5 tributes, alongside The Bootleg Beatles, Bjorn Again and the Counterfeit Stones. Fans include original Mac bassist and biographer Bob Brunning, who joined the band several times on stage, and Peter Green’s official biographer Martin Celmins.

The sound, the look, the mystical atmosphere and on-stage chemistry are all portrayed with the passion and energy that got the seal of approval from ‘Big Daddy’ Mick, and built up an excellent reputation amongst Mac fans through numerous tours, festival appearances, corporate events and TV and radio slots all over the U.K. and Europe.

The Fleetwood Bac show focuses on the ‘Rumours’ era of the band (still the 5th biggest-selling album of all time). It also features several songs from the Peter Green days, plus some of Stevie’s biggest solo hits, in either a theatrical 2-hour show, including costume-changes and an acoustic section, or a one-hour Greatest Hits Show, specially tailored for corporate events.

Songs featured (all UK and US hit singles) include: Dreams, Don’t Stop, Go Your Own Way, You Make Loving Fun, Tusk, Gypsy, Everywhere, Oh Well, Rhiannon, Little Lies, Black Magic Woman, Seven Wonders, Say You Love Me, Big Love, Oh Diane, Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around, Albatross, Sara, Man Of The World, Hold Me, Green Manalishi, Need Your Love So Bad, The Chain etc…

What people have said about Fleetwood Bac:

‘ Keep up the good work! Much luck.’ – Mick Fleetwood

‘Loved the show, really enjoyed playing with you.’ – Bob Brunning, original Fleetwood Mac bass player, and author of ‘Fleetwood Mac: Rumours And Lies’

‘Stevie looks fabulous… Lindsey’s act is well sussed… Mick is entertaining to watch throughout… Christine is unbelievably accurate… first-rate.’ – Martin Celmins, Peter Green’s official biographer

‘Musical archaeologists reconstruct their favourite rock mammoth with painstaking accuracy.’- The Times

‘Spot on. A thoroughly professional and entertaining evening. Fans of the real thing will certainly not be disappointed.’ – The Stage

www.fleetwoodbac.com

Under 18s must be accompanied by and adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£15 ADV/£18 OTD

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Merry Hell
Date: 28th October 2017
Details:  North West folk-rockers Merry Hell return for another of their “Merry Helloween” concerts at The Citadel. The band will be playing old favourites as well as new tracks.

Merry Hell are an 8 piece band formed in 2011 from the ashes of 90’s folk/punk group The Tansads and featuring 5 original members. Since signing a record deal with Mrs Casey Records, the band have gone from strength to strength releasing two previous albums and an EP. The band now tour annually and have supported the likes of Bellowhead and Richard Thompson.

This show will almost certainly sell out so don’t miss an incredible evening of musical entertainment and ensure you book early

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£11 ADV/£13 OTD

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at www.citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Grannylock's and the Monstrous Duckling
Date: 29th October 2017
Details:  Part of the Big Imaginations Children’s Theatre Festival, 19 October – 5th November 2017

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 ugly duckling was never ugly? He was truly monstrous!
Or that Goldilocks was never a tale about a little girl. It was always a tale about a granny – a mean, thieving granny who has plans for something quite nasty.

Join our poetic storyteller as he unwinds the true stories behind the happily ever afters and discover they’re maybe not as charming as you remember!

After the show there will be a chance to meet Joseph and purchase signed copies of his books, as well as talk about his work.

“Thrillingly grisly, darkly funny.” (Children’s Theatre Review, 2016)

Performance lasts 45 mins (no interval)

Doors: 10:00am

On stage: 11:00am

£7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Zombie-rella and Blood Red Hood
Date: 29th October 2017
Details:  Part of the Big Imaginations Children’s Theatre Festival, 19 October – 5th November 2017

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 mysterious vaudeville storyteller with a magical top-hat and coat unwinds the true stories behind the happily ever afters, which are maybe not as charming as you remember!

Discover the true tale of Cinderella, where she dies and becomes a zombie and falls in love with a vampire prince. And of course, there’s the true tale of Little Red Riding Hood, the wolf-hunter who never leaves her home without her shield, axe and blood-red stained cloak.

After the show there will be a chance to meet Joseph and purchase signed copies of his books, as well as talk about his work.

“Stripping down familiar fairytales to their gruesome guts.” (Children’s Theatre Review, 2016)

Performance lasts 45 mins (no interval)

Doors: 1:00pm

On stage: 2:00pm

£7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

LANKYKATS - Rocking Bonfires..
Date: 2nd November 2017
Details:  Thursday...

FOUR LIVE BANDS

DUBLIN STREET - ROUTE 66
STARJUMP & MOONY - T'OTHERS

Still only £1 admission
Raffle prizes... and a shed-full of fun
www.lankykats.com
Venue:  The Standish Unity Club Live Lounge
(The SUCLL)
Cross Street
Standish
WN6 0HQ
01257 424007
Website:  Click to visit

Wigan & District Speakers Club
Date: 2nd November 2017
Details:  Thursday 2nd November, 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Wigan & District Speakers Club provides a friendly and supportive setting in which you can aquire new speaking skills, gain self confidence, meet new people and have lots of fun.

The Club meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month.
New members always welcome.
Venue:  Sunshine House, Wellington St, Scholes, WN1 3SD
Website:  Click to visit

 
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