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Open Mic Evenings

Third Tuesday of the month

Next event – Tuesday 21 May 2024 – 7.45pm

Calling all Chew Valley musicians!

Dust off that guitar, banjo or whatever you play – or sing, and share your talents in front of a really supportive audience; solos, duos, small groups – all genres, instruments and voices welcome, learners or pros.

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May Half Term Musical Theatre Holiday Club

Wed 29th May 2024 – 10am – 4pm

Join Hannah and Josh for another exhilarating day of acting, singing and dancing.  

Our one-day musical theatre workshop, designed for ages 7-12, is a great way to boost confidence, make new friends, and create magical memories. 


Great Expectations – Quantum Theatre

Part of our Midsummer Magic at Yeo

Thursday 13th June 2024 – 7pm

Join Pip on  journey through adversity to discover the true nature of his ‘Great Expectations’!

From the misty marshes of Kent to the dusty, dirty streets of London, we bring you a thrilling new adaptation of Dickens’s most enduringly popular novel, packed full of high drama, mysterious goings on and all your favourite Dickensian characters.

Living Spit presents Adolf & Winston

Friday 7th June 2024 – 7.30pm

Two Actors. Two World Leaders. One Black Dog

Riotous, rebellious and ridiculously rib-tickling by turns, Living Spit’s Adolf and Winston leaves other two-man comedic, musical retellings of the history of the second war in the shade, and poses the question: “who thought this was a good idea, again?”

Birthday Day by Wassail Theatre

Sunday 16th June 2024 – 6pm

Family ties, birthday celebrations and pavlova come together to reveal the secrets hidden in Somerset’s strawberries.

Birthday Day is a play about the truths and lies of a Somerset farming family. Three performers and the audience seamlessly entwine to create an annual family party, spanning 70 years.

Jazz Jam

Second Thursday of the month

Next event – Thursday 20 June 2024 – 8pm

Come and jam with our Valley Arts House Band

All instrumentalists welcome. Play solo or with a friend or two, the trio will get behind you. Free to enter, but donations will be very welcomed to pay the band!

The Comedy of Errors – The Handlebards

Part of our Midsummer Magic at Yeo

Saturday 29th June 2024 – 7pm

The HandleBards are back at Yeo Valley Organic Garden.

When two sets of estranged twins are brought together on the same island, this classic comedy takes hold, with mistaken identity, music and manic costume changes a plenty. 

Gig in the Garden with Beth Rowley

Part of our Midsummer Magic at Yeo

Thursday 4th July 2024 – 7pm

We are delighted to welcome Beth back after last years sell out performances.

When Beth performs it’s evident that her natural talent and the 24 years that she’s spent so far crafting her art have grown a confidence and sense of ease that only experience, commitment and a love for the music will create.

Hansel & Gretel – Opera in a Box

Part of our Midsummer Magic at Yeo

Friday 12th July 2024 – 7pm

Join Opera Box and the enchanting tale of Hansel and Gretel.

Take all of your preconceptions about opera and throw them out of the window as Opera in a Box takes opera in fresh and exciting artistic directions, from off-the-wall venues, to intimate adaptations of large-scale works.

Youth Theatre Summer Camp

Mon 5th – Fri 9th August 2024 – 10am – 4pm

Our fabulous “A Play in a Week” Youth Theatre Summer Camp is back!

Throughout the week they will learn a range of theatre skills, including improvisation, storytelling and devising, in order to create their own play from scratch, which they will then perform to an audience on the final day! 

Booking opens on Tuesday 9th April.

Romeo and Juliet – Illyria Outdoor Theatre

Part of our Midsummer Magic at Yeo

Tuesday 20th Auguat 2024 – 7pm

A passionate, poetic and utterly gripping performance by Illyria in the great outdoors.

The Montagues and the Capulets are at war. Their feud has been long and bitter. But when Romeo, Montague’s son, gatecrashes Capulet’s party in disguise, everything changes.

Valley Arts Youth Theatre

Every Wednesday

Chew Magna Baptist Church

Led by  Laura Davies and Casey Lloyd for children in school years 3 – 8.

Watch our Fringe Festival 2023 wrap film

It was an absloute blast, and we’re so proud to have brought the Fringe Festival back to the Chew Valley, bigger and better than ever!

Thanks if you joined us, thanks if you performed, and special heartfelt thanks to our hard working team of volunteers, as non of it could happen without you.

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