What’s on @ CentrE17

Doors open 10-15 mins before time stated on ticket

Saturday 25th May – Origins Stories: Scratch Night

Thursday & Friday 13th & 14th – 20th & 21st June – Canned Laughter Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Thursday 25th & Friday 26th JulyTEACH

It’s our annual children’s season at CentrE17 and the kids are in charge!
Every Saturday, from 30th March to 6th April, with performances guaranteed to spark the imagination of all ages.
So, grab your tickets and a coffee, because every Saturday morning… The Kids Rule The Roost!

Saturday 30th March – The Stolen Dragon

Saturday 6th April –  The Velveteen Rabbit 

Saturday 13th April – Hysterical Histories 

Saturday 20th April – Rubbish Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet 

Saturday 4th May – Tanglewood Tales


Every MONDAY 7pm – 8pm

Clare’s Dance Class: Beginners

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Clare’s Dance Class is a fun class for Beginners teaching simple iconic routines from movies & musicals in a relaxed setting.  Taught by MovE17’s Clare Farrow, each term you will learn a new routine and varied dance styles – from Saturday Night Fever to Chicago and Thriller! to Uptown Funk.

Open to all adults (18 years +).  Level: Beginner

Classes during school term time

£10 drop in, £8 term rate payable in advance

www.Facebook.com/ClaresDanceClass

clarefarrow2@gmail.com


Every TUESDAY 7pm – 8pm

E17 Yoga

Donation based class (£7 suggested min donation) – to take part, just turn up.

Open level gentle flow vinyasa class that includes breathing and meditation.

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Every WEDNESDAY 7pm-8.30pm

Choir 17

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Choir 17 is a friendly, uplifting, modern mixed choir who aim to sound great and feel great! We sing popular music, mostly from the 1970s to 2000s, with the odd golden oldie and modern classic thrown in.  Everything is taught by ear so you don’t need to be able to read music, just bring your love for music and your enthusiasm to try something new.

Singing in a choir is scientifically proven to be great for your health and wellbeing: it’s also a fantastic way to make friends and feel a sense of achievement. For more information head to www.choir17.com.

Over 16s only. Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

Just turn up – First 3 sessions are free.
After that it’s £9 per session to pay-as-you-go, or £8 per session to pay termly in advance.


TUESDAYS 10am

Movers and Shakers
Baby & Toddler Group for Up to 4 years

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Movers and shakers is a music and movement class including signing, bubbles, parachute, puppets and instruments.

A fun-filled 30 mins session full of singing in a group with other children and parents, with lots of activities to interest the kids instruments, puppets, parachutes and bubbles.

This is a MIXED AGES drop in session for babies and toddlers


Saturday 25th May – 7:00pm
Origins Stories: Scratch Night

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Global Origins Theatre is a new company that provides networking opportunities to international and diasporic artists, as well as a platform for their work.

Our scratch night on 25 May 2019 will feature works in-development made and performed by practitioners from countries across the globe, including Colombia, Dubai, Italy, India and the Netherlands. This international, inclusive and BYOB event is an opportunity to introduce you to important and diverse new voices in an evening of multidisciplinary work that spans many genres, from music to live art to podcasts—about topics as varied as the Holocaust, freedom of the press, immigrant experiences, women in power, and soup. Bring your friends, family- and everyone else you’ve ever met- to support a group of incredible artists telling their own stories in their own voices!

BYOB (bring your own bottle)

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Thursday & Friday 13th & 14th – 20th & 21st June –
Canned Laughter – Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Canned Laughter brings the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to The CentrE17 this June with our very first Previews Season – jam packed with work-in-progress shows from some of your favourite Canned Laughter alumni!

Thursday 13th – Sam Lake, Kemah Bob and Joe Sutherland

Friday 14th – Olga Koch and Max & Ivan

Thursday 20th – Rosie Jones and Suzi Ruffell

Friday 21st – Gabby Best and Sindhu Vee

Check out their website for more information and ticket bundles

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Thursday 25th & Friday 26th July – 7:30pm
TEACH

The lesson that changed his life’

Critically acclaimed Bread and Butter Productions will be previewing their latest show TEACH for two nights only before the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 at TheSpaceUk.

Writer and performer, Matthew Roberts, created  ‘a one-hander masterpiece’ (Charles Pamment, Artistic Director Canoe 2018).

TEACH will be directed by Helen Tennison, Co-Artistic Director of Theatre Foundry. She works internationally, directing new writing, classics and devised visual theatre. Most recently her acclaimed site responsive Freudian adaptation of Dracula featuring videography played at The London Library. She directs regularly for Midsummer Scene, Croatia and Creation Theatre, Oxford

This creative collaboration will tell the tale of the transformative power of teaching, putting education centre stage at this years Edinburgh Fringe.

Praise for Canoe:

‘An experience to be treasured’
🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟SG FRINGE
‘Beautiful’ ‘uplifting’ ‘Roberts brings lightness and gravitas’
🌟🌟🌟🌟THE SCOTSMAN
‘Roberts delivers a heart-warning and heartbreaking performance’
🌟🌟🌟🌟BROADWAY BABY
‘A love poem to children’s literature’
🌟🌟🌟🌟THE STAGE
‘Challenging and compassionate’
🌟🌟🌟🌟THE LIST
‘Superb’
🌟🌟🌟🌟FRINGE GURU
‘Emotionally compelling’
🌟🌟🌟🌟THE WEE REVIEW
‘a masterful job’
FRINGE REVIEW – A HIDDEN GEM
‘Heart of pure gold’
SPY IN THE STALLS
‘Loved every minute’
Lindsey Watt, Educational Consultant, OBE

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It’s our annual children’s season at CentrE17 and the kids are in charge!

Every Saturday, from 30th March to 6th April, with performances guaranteed to spark the imagination of all ages.

So, grab your tickets and a coffee, because every Saturday morning… The Kids Rule The Roost!

Saturday 30th March – 10am & 11:30am
The Stolen Dragon – part of the Kids rule the roost festival

On a cold and wintery clifftop the four seasons’ golden dragon eggs rest deep within their mother’s nest. Bare, fragile and alone the four seasons’ eggs cannot hatch without their mother’s loving touch for their mother has been stolen by a lonely wizard. Without their mother to warm them will they be trapped in an eternal winter?

Join the quest with your adventure tellers Brooke Conway and Hannah Mathieson and not forgetting your dragon’s bag of emotions! Together we will conquer our fears and face mystical characters that block our path as we travel through jungles, enchanted forests and lagoons till we reach the snowy mountains were the wizard’s ruined tower looms over us.

Can you save the dragon and her eggs or will we be trapped in an eternal winter forever?

Duration: 50 mins
Age: 5+
Tickets: £7 a ticket or £22 for a family ticket: 1 x adult and 3 x kids OR 2 x adult and 2 x kids
Babes in arms (up to 1 year) go free

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Saturday 6th April – 10am & 11:30am
The Velveteen Rabbit – part of the Kids rule the roost Festival

The Velveteen Rabbit is a heart-warming story about a very shy toy rabbit who longs for nothing more than to become real.

He spends his days waiting patiently in the Child’s playroom, watching all the other toys being played with and dreaming of being picked up and loved. And then, one night, he is rediscovered and all his hopes start to come true…

Cat & Hutch use puppetry and original song, to bring to life Margery Williams’ classic tale of a toy rabbit’s wish to become ‘real’ and shows how one child makes this happen through love, imagination and a bit of nursery magic.

1st show: 10am

2nd show: 11.30am

Duration: 45 mins

Age: 3-7 years.

Tickets: £7.50 a ticket or £25 for a family ticket: 1 x adult and 3 x kids OR 2 x adult and 2 x kids. Babes in arms (up to 1 year) go free

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Saturday 13th April – 10am & 11:30am
Hysterical Histories – part of the Kids rule the roost Festival

Join self-appointed freelance historical tour guide, Katie Pritchard, on this high-octane tour of her  favourite people in history. Katie will bring history to life LIVE before your very eyes with some super catchy music, her VERY high budget hand-made costumes, and some death-defying feats of actory. Fun for ages 5-105. “Inventive and Hilarious” (Broadway Baby)

1st show: 10am

2nd show: 11.30am

Duration: 45 mins

Age: 5+

Tickets: £7.50 a ticket or £25 for a family ticket: 1 x adult and 3 x kids OR 2 x adult and 2 x kids. Babes in arms (up to 1 year) go free

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Saturday 20th April – 11am & 1pm
Rubbish Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet – part of the Kids rule the roost Festival

Enemies.

Balconies.

Kissing.

Sausage rolls!?

Shakespeare’s epic tale of star-crossed lovers has been ‘Rubbished!!!’

“Rubbish is certainly not a word that will be uttered when the audience leave the theatre”

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“They set it up so cleverly it really sings”

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Sporting a national reputation – from Edinburgh Festival Fringe to collaborations with the Royal Shakespeare Company and national school tours – this all-male, all-silly, troupe present an hour of multi-roling, wigs, water, and floppy swords.

Cheer as Romeo and his bearded beloved meet. Celebrate as they reunite their warring families. Guffaw as our highly-strung performers squabble, bicker and strive to have the last laugh.

Rubbish Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet is perfect for everyone – as an introduction to Shakespeare for the wide-eyed schoolboy to the most cultured Nan and everything in between. A true family show that really is Shakespeare For All.

Staring Lee Hithersay, Clem Studholme, Alex MacDonald and Mark Lea

Directed by the Company

Written by William Shakespeare and Lee Hithersay

Produced by Alex Ferguson

1st show: 11am

2nd show: 1pm

Age: 4+

This performance has had to be cancelled. The venue has been flooded (from the flats above) and it is not safe.

We are sorry for any disappointment this may cause.


Saturday 4th May – 10am & 11:30am
Tanglewood Tales – part of the Kids rule the roost Festival

Produced by Dread Falls Theatre.

Hundreds of years ago, when the great Tanglewood Forest spread across the land and humans could walk freely between this world and that of the fairies, there lived a mischievous faun and two kind hearted pixies.

Let Faustus and his two sidekicks tell you the story of Butterball and the Troll, Anansi, The Tale of Two Sisters, The Swamp Prince, and many more.

This delightful theatre show brings to life lesser known folk tales from around the world by combining storytelling, dance and puppetry.

Suitable for ages 4 to 104!

“Engaging, enthralling, colourful and wonderful. Absolutely loved your shows. Dread Falls Theatre will forever be welcome at FantasiaFest!” – Tom Den Harthog, organiser of FantasiaFest Leeft.

“My girls loved you and they still talk about you now. Such a wonderful, magical way to have a story told. You capture the imagination.” – Audience member and mother of two.

1st show: 10am

2nd show: 11.30am

Duration: 45 mins

Age: any

Tickets: £7.50 a ticket or £25 for a family ticket: 1 x adult and 3 x kids OR 2 x adult and 2 x kids. Babes in arms (up to 1 year) go free

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