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A Dr Phil Hammond Double Bill

Sat, 21 September 2019

Straight from the Edinburgh Festival – Two brand new shows from our very own Dr Phil Hammond! 14+

Dr Phil – NHS specialist, Private Eye journalist, campaigner & comic is back with two funny & thought-provoking shows.


Valley Arts Packhouse Ceilidh

Sat, 5 October 2019

Yes it’s back!

Following on from the sell out success of last year’s Packhouse Ceilidh, we are putting on another great knees up at the Community Farm.


George Egg: DIY Chef

Fri, 15 November 2019

A stand-up comedian who cooks food, surprisingly good food, live on stage using unconventional methods and unexpected equipment.

Creating a home for the arts in the Chew Valley

Somerset Cider & Cheese Festival – Pop-Up Comedy Night

Friday 3 May 2019 | Compton Martin

The Cider & Cheese festival at the Ring O’ Bells is bringing a pop-up comedy night of top comedians to the Valley for one night only, and fundraising for Valley Arts.

Hosted by award winning comedian Jarred Christmas, with stunning entertainment including world champion beatboxer Hobbit, the anarchic Gary Tro (BBC Radio 4) and the disarmingly brilliant Andy Askins.

Tickets available now from or from the Ring O’Bells in Compton Martin.

To the Lighthouse

Congratulations to Chew Valley School on joining the Lighthouse Schools Partnership in February. Being part of a multi-academy trust means exciting opportunities for new projects and improvements. How does it affect plans to build our performing arts centre on the school site? Read more

Back by popular demand – Mr Gotalot’s Pop-Up Shop

Saturday 18 May 2019 | Chew Magna

Mr Gotalot needs some help. Sidney, his usual shop assistant is on holiday, and Mr Gotalot just needs to pop down to the basement for a bit of a tidy up. Will you mind the shop for him?

Theatrical delights for 2-5 year olds.

Click here to book tickets now!

Building for the future

A theatre space for everyone, plus rehearsal rooms, an exhibition wall… a cafe? Give us your feedback on our first-stage concept plans. More details

Fundraising via BT MyDonate

ValleyArts are fundraising via BT MyDonate. You can either make a donation, sponsor a fundraiser, or start a fundraising project.


£££ from shops

Retail therapy becomes performing arts support when you do your online shopping via EasyFundraising and register us as your charity of choice. You pay the same, they give us money. Easyfundraising


“I’m delighted to support Chew Valley’s arts centre project. Rural areas deserve to share the energy and creativity generated by the performing arts.”

Michael Eavis, Patron, Chew Valley Performing Arts Centre

The Valley Arts centre will be a magnet for creativity in the community.

The Theatre Orchard

Think how great it would be to have this space right in the heart of the Chew Valley.

Katharine and Mark Finn, supporters