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Telford Dance Showcase
Tue 3 - Wed 4 Feb
Telford Dance Showcase
Telford Dance Showcase is a celebration of children and young people’s dance, now in its eighth successful year. It is organised by Telford Culture Zone, which co-ordinates children and young people’s creative and cultural offers in Telford and Wrekin. This year’s Showcase is set to be the biggest…
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That'll Be The Day
Thu 5 Feb
That'll Be The Day
Get ready to party as the nation’s favourite rock ‘n’ roll variety show, That’ll Be The Day, returns with its Brand New 2015 Show!This hugely entertaining new production features a fresh line up of classic gold hits from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, plus more hilarious comedy!Prepare for an…
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All Star Superslam Wrestling
Fri 6 Feb
All Star Superslam Wrestling
All Star Superslam Wrestling celebrates 45 years of presenting the very best in live wrestling events throughout the country.Top stars from all corners of the Universe will be appearing on this special event to face the very best of British wrestling personalities in this brand new 2-hour family…
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The Cat In The Hat
Sun 8 Feb
The Cat In The Hat
From the moment his tall, red and white striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But…
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The Tempest
Mon 9 - Tue 10 Feb
The Tempest
The Art Centre Telford Join Prospero, The Duke of Milan, Miranda, Antonio and the rest as they conjure up a theatrical storm. Through the magic of theatre they will entertain you in a way that makes this classic accessible. TACT is developing a reputation for producing high quality Shakespeare,…
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OMG Live
Wed 11 Feb
OMG Live
Telford Under 18s bands compete to take part in the OMG Live Event at the LG Forum on 19 April.Join us this special selection event, with a range of music performed by young people in front of an independent panel.Tickets £4Standing event
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The Johnny Cash Roadshow
Fri 13 Feb
The Johnny Cash Roadshow
Welcome back the Johnny Cash Roadshow, a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener. Also the only show to be endorsed by the CASH family! This year prepare for a musical adventure unrivalled by any other that truly celebrates the career of a music legend, Johnny Cash.The UK’s No1…
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Circus Of Horrors
Thu 19 Feb
Circus Of Horrors
The show that stormed into the finals of Britain's Got Talent and is now a West End smash is back to mark its 20th Anniversary in spectacular style.The last few years have seen the profile of The Circus of Horrors jump tremendously after rampaging into the finals of Britain's Got Talent and to date…
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Essential Hollies
Fri 20 Feb
Essential Hollies
Essential Hollies is a celebration of the band who have had more hits than The Beatles.Acclaimed as Britain’s No.1 tribute band, The Hollywood Bees, perform a warm and nostalgic two hour show featuring timeless hits from the early years, reproducing those unmistakable harmonies which made The…
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Jimeoin - Is It..?!
Sat 21 Feb
Jimeoin - Is It..?!
Hilarious world-class stand-up from internationally acclaimed star of Sunday Night at the Palladium, Live at the Apollo, Royal Variety Performance, Ch4’s O2 Comedy Gala. Hailed as one of live comedy’s masters, Jimeóin’s shows are a fluid mixture of his signature observations and more razor-sharp…
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The Snail and The Whale
Sun 1 - Mon 2 Mar
The Snail and The Whale
Tall Stories (creators of The Gruffalo and Room On The Broom stage shows) are proud to present their latest exciting collaboration with Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.A tiny snail longs to see the world, so she hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. Together they go on an amazing…
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Gordon Buchanan
Tue 3 Mar
Gordon Buchanan
Join Gordon Buchanan, the highly acclaimed wildlife cameraman and presenter of 'The bear family and me' and 'The Polar Bear family and me' as he hosts an evening of exciting personal recollections, and lets you into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife. With twenty years experience of…
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Big Pants and Botox
Fri 6 Mar
Big Pants and Botox
If it’s no longer safe for you to bounce on the trampoline with a full bladder or without a bra; and if you celebrate your bingo wings because you can fan yourself during the next hot flush, then you will love ‘Girls Night’ writer Louise Roche’s “Big Pants and Botox”. Ever optimistic Barbara has…
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Motown Night with Sharn Adela
Sat 7 Mar
Motown Night with Sharn Adela
Sensational vocals, glamour, class and outstanding costumes, and a wide range of great Soul & Motown classics… the recipe to get any party started. With a top soul DJ and support from Cavan James.18+ Dance-style eventTickets Advance £9 On the door £10
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Half-Baked
Tue 10 Mar
Half-Baked
Young Everyman & Playhouse and Young Theatre Makers presentHALF-BAKED by Alex Joynes “Whoever heard of a cake changing the world?”When local bakery Renée’s is bought out by Starbucks, six teenagers are forced to prepare for life beyond the walls of their beloved workplace.Iced buns, Eccles cakes…
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Telford & Wrekin Music Showcase
Wed 11 - Thu 12 Mar
Telford & Wrekin Music Showcase
2-night event showcasing the musical talent in Telford schools, organized by Telford & Wrekin Music Service.Tickets £5 Concession £4 Child £2.50
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Lloyd Langford
Fri 13 Mar
Lloyd Langford
“Warm humour and witty one liners…. Just the right level of Welshness.” The MirrorA brand new show about struggling to keep up with the pace of the modern world. It is a show about being in your 30s but feeling about 70.In the last year, Lloyd has – won a Radio Academy Award for his work on sketch…
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The Blues Brothers Experience
Sat 14 Mar
The Blues Brothers Experience
The Blues Brothers started out in 1978, created by comedy actors Dan Ackroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch on the American TV show, “Saturday Night Live”. It wasn’t long before the band began to take on a life beyond the confines of television, releasing an album in 1978, Briefcase…
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Alan Carr
Thu 19 - Fri 20 Mar
Alan Carr
This show has sold out“A comedian who owns the space he is working in so much, he could put a flag up.” The IndependentNo stranger to yap Alan Carr will be yapping his way around the UK & Ireland with his brand new stand up show, ‘Yap, Yap, Yap!’ The BAFTA and British Comedy Award winning comedian,…
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ABBA by Arrival UK
Sat 21 Mar
ABBA by Arrival UK
The Ultimate ABBA Tribute Show returns to Oakengates…It’s the show that every Abba fan has been waiting for.This live spectacular has sold out in over 20 different countriesworldwide since 1995.A fantastic live, high energy show containing the UK’s finestmusicians, stunning vocals and beautiful…
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MD School of Performing Arts
Sun 22 Mar
MD School of Performing Arts
Time For Change: 2015 ShowcaseMiss Debbie's students showcase their talents in this fantastic all-singing all-dancing show.A wide range of dance styles will be represented, from ballet, tap and jazz, to street-dance and hip-hop.With beautiful costumes and show-stopping numbers you're sure to be…
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Under 18s Band Night
Tue 24 Mar
Under 18s Band Night
Band Night gives local bands from schools and colleges across Telford and Wrekin the opportunity to take to the stage and show off their talent and musical skills.The evening is a celebration of young people-lead live music enjoyed by both the bands involved and their supporters.Tickets…
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Roy Chubby Brown
Thu 26 Mar
Roy Chubby Brown
As politically incorrect as ever ‘The World’s Most Outrageous Comedian’ is far too rude for TV, so this live performance is the only place to catch him. If easily offended please stay away!This show is suitable for people aged 18 and over.Tickets Full £21 Concession £20 (includes £1 handling fee)
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Carmichael School of Dance
Sat 28 - Sun 29 Mar
Carmichael School of Dance
The Carmichael School of Dance and Theatre Arts operates from state-of-the-art studios in Telford and provides professional, first class quality Dance, Drama and Vocal training for both students and teachers.The Teaching staff work tirelessly to ensure the school provides excellent tuition in a…
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Shappi Khorsandi
Fri 10 Apr
Shappi Khorsandi
Star of Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, Q.I and Have I Got News for You is back with a brand new show. Reflecting on the good things, she celebrates her haphazard, zigzag towards her dreams. She introduces us to friends, family and total…
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Showaddywaddy
Sat 11 Apr
Showaddywaddy
70s popsters recreating the music of the 50s. Showaddywaddy were one of the biggest successes of the 70s and dominated the British charts with their releases including the smash number 1 hit Under The Moon Of Love. Wham-a-lang-a-ding-dang - you know it makes sense! Dave Bartram recently stood down…
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Godspell
Tue 14 - Sun 19 Apr
Godspell
Oakengates Theatre is delighted to act as ticket agent for Telford and District Light Operatic PlayersIn the words of Stephen Schwartz, ‘Godspell is, above all, about the formation of a community’.In presenting this unique piece of musical theatre at the heart of Telford, TADLOP will be setting…
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Our House
Tue 14 - Fri 17 Apr
Our House
Through the music of Madness, Our House explores the themes of love, family values, growing up, responsibility and dealing with losing the people that shape us. The winner of the 2003 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, this high paced rollercoaster of energy will have you dancing in your seat and…
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Nathan Carter
Sat 18 Apr
Nathan Carter
Back by popular demand, best-seller Nathan is returning to Oakengates with his six-man band. In the last year Nathan has had two number ones in the All Ireland music charts with the albums "Where I Wanna Be" and "The Wagon Wheel Live" album.Joined by special guests The Haley Sisters, Ireland’s…
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Dirty Dusting
Fri 24 Apr
Dirty Dusting
Ed Waugh and Trevor Wood are two of the region’s leading playwrights,having written a string of hits together over the past ten years.After an early hit with their first play, Good To Firm, a comedy set aroundthe Grand National, they achieved worldwide success with Dirty Dusting.Three elderly…
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Jasper Carrott
Fri 1 - Sat 2 May
Jasper Carrott
Jasper Carrott's Stand Up And Rock does what it says on the tin....Jasper is back to his very best....mic in hand regaling the audience with his inimitable stand up routines before introducing his musical compatriots that have been 'rockin' audiences all over the world. Bev Bevan, as well as being…
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An Evening With Gervase Phinn
Fri 8 May
An Evening With Gervase Phinn
Gervase Phinn has been touring theatres across the country for over 10 years now as a hilarious raconteur. The best selling and award winning author, Radio and TV personality, really is at his best and most exciting in front of a live audience.Dubbed “the James Herriot of schools”, Gervase Phinn…
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Births, Deaths and Marriages
Wed 13 May
Births, Deaths and Marriages
The New Wolsey Theatre presentsBIRTHS, DEATHS and MARRIAGESDirected by Rob SalmonThink of the times when you wake up and just for a moment you don’t know where you are, or even who you are. Those moments can be terrifying, but they can be thrilling too. It’s almost as if you’ve been given the…
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Derek Ryan
Thu 14 May
Derek Ryan
Derek Ryan’s rise to become one of the biggest stars of Irish Country music has been phenomenal. In just over three years few artists have made such an impact on the Irish country scene like the Co. Carlow singer songwriter. Having played to sell out concert audiences around the world with D-Side,…
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Tree Fu Tom
Sat 16 May
Tree Fu Tom
Live on Stage! Premier Stage Productions Ltd & FremantleMedia bring you a spellbinding new show starring the world’s smallest superhero, direct from the smash hit CBeebies series. The world of Treetopolis comes to your theatre as we invite you to do Tree Fu and help Tom save the day! This brand new…
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80s Mania
Fri 22 May
80s Mania
Europe’s Official 1980’s Multi-Tribute Concert featuring 25 chart topping pop icons authentically recreated with live band and awesome dancers.Performing over 35 chart topping smash-hits live in concert, with tributes to Duran Duran, The Human League, Kim Wilde, Culture Club, Madonna, Wham!, Nena,…
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Headlines Charity Concert
Sat 23 May
Headlines Charity Concert
This is an exciting evening of live music, featuring up-and-coming artists and established acts. The concert is raising money for The Brain Tumour Charity, with all proceeds from ticket sales going direct to this fantastic cause. Performers confirmed so far are Ivy & Gold and The Rooz - further…
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The Demon Barbers XL
Wed 27 May
The Demon Barbers XL
The ‘Disco At The Tavern’ TourWinners of ‘Best Live Act’ @ BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2009Renowned for their no holds barred approach to their live shows The Demon Barbers return to the concert stage with a new repertoire, extra band members and a modern twist to their multi-award winning Roadshow.…
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Dominic Kirwan and Mary Duff
Thu 28 May
Dominic Kirwan and Mary Duff
2015 sees two of Ireland's finest and best loved entertainers take to the stage together.Dominic Kirwan brings his own inimitable style to the vast and rich musical heritage of his homeland in this brand new show.Joining Dominic for an evening of fabulous live music and entertainment, is…
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Sex in Suburbia
Fri 29 May
Sex in Suburbia
From the producers of Hot Flush! Sex In SuburbiaWritten by Claire Sweeney and Mandy MudenDirect from rave reviews and sell-out performances at the Liverpool Royal CourtBook an unforgettable date with the hit comedy of the year!Claire Sweeney stars in and co-writes this brand new comedy about…
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Choir with Brass Charity Concert
Sat 30 May
Choir with Brass Charity Concert
The Wrekin Lodge (Supported by Shrewsbury Castle Lodge) of the RAOB (The Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes) supporting  local. The Froncysyllte Male Voice Choir, also known as the Fron Choir, is an award-winning amateur male voice choir based in the village of Froncysyllte, near Llangollen in…
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The Ladyboys of Bangkok
Wed 3 Jun
The Ladyboys of Bangkok
The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back in another sizzling and seductive production in a brand new show for 2015.Setting the stage on fire with a fabulous mix of fun and frolics, this production includes 14 of Thailand’s most beautiful Ladyboys, performing a show like no other! This show drips with…
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Milton Jones
Thu 4 Jun
Milton Jones
Yes him with the loud shirts and messed up hair from Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow and multiple series on Radio 4.‘Absurdist one-line masterpieces.’ The Times‘He’s fast absurd and very funny.’ Radio Times‘The best one-liner merchant in British comedy.’…
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Louis Hoover
Fri 5 Jun
Louis Hoover
Following previous hit shows, Salute to Sinatra and The Rat Pack, comes Louis' ultimate show SALUTE TO THE LEGENDS.Louis is a genuine master of the craft who has all the right credentials. In Salute To The Legends, Louis performs the Greatest Hits from the Golden Generation of Cool: Tony Bennett,…
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The Amazing Adventure
Mon 8 - Wed 10 Jun
The Amazing Adventure
TACT is delighted to present its junior youth theatre as they embark upon an amazing adventure across a fantasy land in search of the magical scrolls of a powerful Wizard. Children and adults are bound to recognise the distinctive red-and-white-striped shirt, bobble hat and glasses of our special…
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Toyah
Fri 12 Jun
Toyah
Household name, pop icon, TV presenter, and stage and screen actress (Calamity Jane, Cabaret Peter Pan, Jubilee, Quadophenia) Toyah comes to Telford.This is a unique chance to experience Toyah up close and personal. A lively unplugged/storytellers style gig, it will include Toyah performing an…
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Motown Night with The Conmitments
Sat 13 Jun
Motown Night with The Conmitments
Formed in 1995 this famed tribute group to the feel-good film of the nineties will be performing the hits that millions know and love, including Mustang Sally, Try A Little Tenderness, Chain of Fools, Soul Man, Midnight Hour and countless more. A well-polished mix of vocal power, musical…
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Defy Gravity
Tue 16 Jun
Defy Gravity
The Arts Centre Telford presents Voices In PartnershipAn evening of songs from the shows, with musicals from the Golden Age of Rodgers & Hammerstein to the love ballads of Andrew Lloyd Webber and in to the modern musical theatre repertoire. Hear songs from your favourite shows, such as Les…
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Twelfth Night
Thu 18 Jun
Twelfth Night
Oddsocks’ 2015 production of Twelfth Night is a madcap musical treat with Shakespeare's love stories intertwined with well-known British Chart hits to keep the blood pumping and the mood merry. The lonely Countess Olivia in her Country House is wooed by the music-loving Orsino who is desperate to…
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Hadley Orpheus Choir
Sat 20 Jun
Hadley Orpheus Choir
Two hundred voices join together to perform a wide variety of music ranging from traditional music to contemporary arrangements. The English Association of Male Voice Choirs Annual Charity Concert is hosted this year by the Hadley & District Orpheus Male Voice Choir. Young local instrumental…
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Here Comes Summer
Wed 24 Jun
Here Comes Summer
Neil Sands and his brilliant west end cast are back with a brand new show for 2015. Bringing the seaside special to you this nostalgic trip back down memory lane full of wonderful memories of those lazy hazy days of the golden summers past.Filled with summer hits from the 1940s right through to the…
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Seann Walsh: 28
Sat 27 Jun
Seann Walsh: 28
The Lie-In King is back! Seann Walsh has managed to search deep inside himself to find the inner strength to get out of bed and all the way into his support act's car, parked just outside his flat JUST FOR YOU. Before you commend him too much for this act of heroism, be aware he will sleep in the…
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Welcome To The Jungle
Sat 11 Jul
Welcome To The Jungle
Telford Academy of Performing Arts present Welcome To The Jungle.Students from both the Oakengates and Childs Ercall Academies perform their latest show numbers from this season's theme, Welcome To The Jungle.With street dance, ballet, tap, musical theatre and much, much more, audiences are sure to…
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Galaxy Dance Show
Sun 12 Jul
Galaxy Dance Show
Galaxy Dance School presents A Night At The Musicals...Inspired by all of our favourite numbers from the hit shows of the past few decades!Watch us shine... Choose to shine...Tickets £5
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An Evening of Musical Theatre
Wed 15 - Thu 16 Jul
An Evening of Musical Theatre
Taking you to the shows from the Golden Age of musical theatre, with composers such as Rodgers and Hammerstein being performed alongside the complexity of Sondheim’s musical masterpieces before arriving at the showstoppers of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephen Schwartz and Boubil & Schoenberg. The Arts…
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Snow White
Tue 8 Dec 2015 - Sun 3 Jan 2016
Snow White
This much loved fairy tale of evil and vanity in battle with youth and innocent beauty sees a host of colourful characters brought to life as we discover what can go wrong with a bite of a poisonous apple! Will Snow White avoid the old lady offering an apple, or will we be relying on true love’s…
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Snow White Relaxed Performance
Sun 3 Jan 2016
Snow White Relaxed Performance
This year’s pantomime at Oakengates Theatre will be accessible to even more people with a special ‘relaxed performance’ for children and adults who may not be comfortable in a traditional theatre setting.Relaxed theatre performances are open to all but have been specially designed to welcome…
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