THE CIVIC, BARNSLEY – January to March 15th 2015

Contact 01226 327000 / enquiries@barnsleycivic.co.uk / www.barnsleycivic.co.uk The Civic, Hanson Street, Barnsley, S70 2HZ Facebook: @TheCivicBarnsley Twitter: @BarnsleyCivic

Opening Times:

Gallery@: Tuesday – Saturday, 10am-5pm (last admission is 15 minutes prior to closing time)

Box Office: Monday – Friday, 10am-6pm / Saturday, 10am-5pm / Sunday, 10am-4pm (on family performance days). The Box Office will remain open until 30 minutes after the start of each show on performance days.

January 2015

Mark Evans: From Dot to Dot to Now

‘From Dot to Dot to Now’ is an exhibition by local artist Mark Evans. Using the technique of pointillism, the artist has created a series of portraits that capture the image and character of his daughter through her first five years.

Date: Saturday 29 November – Saturday 31 January 2015

Time: Daily

Venue: Panorama

Tickets: FREE admission

RPS: International Images for Science Exhibition

Showcasing an extraordinary variety of scientific photography, this biennial exhibition explores worlds we can only imagine, or that are used as tools in everyday life in medicine, engineering and other related fields. These images will inform, question and inspire.

The International Images for Science Exhibition is in partnership with the Science and Technology Facilities Council.

Date: Saturday 20 December – Saturday 7 February 2015

Venue: Gallery@

Time: Tuesday – Saturday

Tickets: FREE admission

Townsend Productions: United We Stand

Townsend Productions presents the true story of one of the most turbulent industrial battles led by picket turned actor Ricky Tomlinson – the 1972 Builders’ Strike. United We Stand tells the story behind the dispute with popular and political songs and a thought-provoking theatrical style. Recommended for ages 11+.

Date: Friday 30 January

Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: £12 / £10 conc

Toby Foster’s Last Laugh Comedy Club

Barnsley’s very own Toby Foster returns to bring you another great night of laughter from his Last Laugh Comedy Club! Acts to be announced! Recommended for ages 18+. May contain strong and explicit language.

Date: Saturday 31 January

Time: 8pm

Tickets: £12

February 2015

Icarus Theatre Collective: The Trials of Galileo

The Trials of Galileo focuses on the events surrounding his trial for heresy in 1633 and stars Tim Hardy, a veteran of The Royal Shakespeare Company. Galileo was mistaken that all he had all he had to do was show his reasoning and evidence, and the church would fall in behind him. He understood the science better than any man alive, but never grasped the politics. Until it was too late. Recommended for ages 11+

Date: Thursday 5 February

Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: £12 / £10 conc

Lee Hurst: Things That Make You Go Aaarggh!!!

In this stand up show, comedian Lee Hurst is back on the road to ask audiences what winds them up?  Lee, like all Brits, loves a right good moan, but he also likes to come up with solutions too.  Lee is undoubtedly one of the UK’s funniest stand-up comedians; see him while you can. May contain strong language.

Date: Friday 6 February

Time: 8pm

Tickets: £16

Ellie Harrison & Roshana Rubin-Mayhew: What is Left?

A national touring exhibition about inherited objects, made with local people from South Yorkshire. The intimately powerful project features portraits of local people from South Yorkshire and further afield, sharing memories that are sometimes funny, often poignant, and which collectively present an incredible national portrait of our varying attitudes towards grief, memory, inheritance and loss.

Date: Saturday 6 February – Saturday 6 March

Venue: Panorama

Time: Daily

Tickets: Free admission

Christian Lee: POP

Enter a magical world of mayhem with award winning performer Christian Lee, full of audience participation, massive bubbles, floating snowflakes and a giant balloon! This is a show full of magical delight to keep both young, and young at heart, enthralled. Recommended for ages 3-8 and their families.

Date: Sunday 8 February

Time: 2.30pm

Tickets: £7 / £6 conc / £5 child

John Shuttleworth: A Wee Ken to Remember

Versatile singer/organist, John Shuttleworth, has a dilemma: he wanted to tell the audience all about his most memorable weekends in his exciting new show – A Weekend to Remember. But next-door neighbour, Ken Worthington has thwarted John’s plans, by cocking up the artwork of the show’s poster. “Sheffield’s funniest man” -The TIMES

Date: Saturday 14 February

Time: 8pm

Tickets: £16

MATTISE: Drawing with Scissors. Late Works 1950-1954

French painter, sculptor and designer Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was one of the 20th century’s most influential artists. His vibrant works are celebrated for their extraordinary richness and luminosity of colour and his spectacular paper cut-outs were his final triumph. Matisse: Drawing with Scissors, a Hayward Touring exhibition from the Southbank Centre, features 35 prints of the famous cut-outs that he produced in the last years of life.

Date: Saturday 14 February – Saturday 14 March

Venue: Gallery@

Time: Tuesday – Saturday

Tickets: Free admission

Reduced Shakespeare Company: The Complete History of Comedy (abridged)

From the highbrow to the low, The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) covers comedy through the ages, from Aristophanes and Shakespeare and Moliere to Vaudeville and Charlie Chaplin to The Daily Show and Nick Clegg.These bad boys of abridgment leave no joke untold as they deconstruct the entire history of comedy in 90 rollicking minutes. Recommended for ages 8+.

Date: Thursday 19 February

Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: £14 / £12 conc

The Will Pound Band

Harmonica wizard Will Pound featured on the 2012 Christmas no. 1 Hillsborough Single with TV appearances including the series Goldie’s Band: By Royal Appointment culminating in a performance at Buckingham Palace.  Nominated as Musician of the Year in the 2012 and 2014 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Will now introduces his new band packed with major names in folk music.

Date: Saturday 21 February

Time: 8pm

Tickets: £10

Dot and Ethel: Match

Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s much loved classic The Little Match Girl, Match is the enchanting story of a young child’s hopes and dreams, simple pleasures and losses. . Experience beautifully inventive storytelling, puppetry, song and live music in this spellbinding production. Incredibly uplifting and raw, playful and tender, it is pure delight for younger audiences. Recommended for ages 2-6.

Date: Sunday 22 February

Time: 2.30pm

Tickets: £7 / £6 conc / £5 child

Tmesis Theatre: That’s Amore

That’s Amore is a hilarious, fast-paced, passionate and poignant piece of physical theatre which explores the vast world and culture of romantic love: from chance encounters to hidden desires, and emotional extremes to the science of romance. That’s Amore it explores the flesh and philosophy behind what makes our hearts beat faster. Recommended for ages 12+

Date: Friday 27 February

Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: £10 / £8 conc

Luke Jermay: Sixth Sense

Luke Jermay is the most incredible man you’ve probably never heard of. He can read your mind. No really; he can read your mind. He doesn’t use mind games or psychological tricks; there are no smoke and mirrors. You’ll be amazed at Jermay’s incredible powers; he knows your past, present and future, sometimes better than you do. Recommended for ages 16+.

Date: Saturday 28 February

Time: 8pm

Tickets: £15 / £13 conc

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