Paddington’s First Concert

by Music for Miniatures at New Manor Farmshop
Thursday 24 September at 10am and 11.30am

Find out what happens when a Bear called Paddington arrives in London and experiences his first concert!
Suitable for ages 0-8

This is an organised event following Government guidelines. A risk assessment has been conducted and social distancing regulations will be observed.

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Take Notice – an evening of spoken word

This year, many of us have noticed the world around us more intently.

Sat 26 September 2020 at 5pm

Chew Valley’s own Beth Calverley will be hosting our first live poetry event since lockdown, which is inspired by one of the New Economics Foundation’s ‘five ways to wellbeing’.

This is an organised event following Government guidelines. A full risk assessment has been conducted and social distancing regulations will be observed.

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

from Living Spit

Fri 9 October 2020 at 7.30pm

Howard Coggins looks like Henry VIII. There’s no escaping that.
Stu Mcloughlin doesn’t really look like any of the wives, but he’s going to give it a go.

This is an organised event following Government guidelines. A full risk assessment has been conducted and social distancing regulations will be observed.

Bubble Bach

by Music for Miniatures at New Manor Farmshop
Friday 28 August at 10am and 11am

Who doesn’t like bubbles?
A winning combination of stunning music and jaw-dropping bubbles, plus, we clean the audience as we go 😉… Suitable for all ages!!

Lockdown Liberation

Festival

Available now

Lockdown listings

The theatres may be closed due to the COVID-19 lockdown, but that
doesn’t 
mean you have to miss out on high quality performance!

There is so much out there to watch, follow the link to our what’s on page to get some ideas.

Lockdown listings – for kids

It’s not easy keeping the family entertained at the best of times, but when everyone’s restricted to the house things can get a little more tricky.

We have some great theatre for kids to watch and activities for you all to take part in.

To ease or not to ease? That is the question.

Shakespeare in Lockdown. 

Get creative with the bard.

Find a short extract from your favourite Shakespeare play. Record and send to us and we will edit it into a short Shakespeare mash up – Chew Valley style. 

Lockdown Gallery

We are looking for locals to add to our gallery.

If you have created a video during lockdown and would like it to be added to this page, please WeTransfer it to info@valleyartscentre.co.uk We have some great theatre for kids and activities for you all to take part in.

Lockdown Workshops

If you are looking to learn a new skill or just while away a couple of hours, have a look at our workshop listings.

We will be adding more in the weeks to come, so keep checking back.

The Isolation Station from Ringers Radio

Chew Valley has it’s very own radio show called the ‘Isolation Station’

Listen in for local news, great music and chats with amazing guests. Join Miles Leonard from 5.30-8pm every Wednesday and Saturday for music and chat and join Rob Baker from 7-9pm every Friday for The Soul Show.

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