Shows & Events

Click on the shows below to find out more and to purchase your tickets!

Apr
3
Wed
2019
Buddy Membership
Apr 3 – Jul 1 all-day

Support your local theatre and become a Blakehay Buddy!

Being a Blakehay Buddy offers you the chance to support your local community theatre. The theatre relies on the community for support to be able to continue to thrive in Weston-super-Mare.

When you become a Blakehay Buddy our printed brochure will be sent through the post to you, you will receive your very own personalised Blakehay Buddy card and a plaque will be commissioned for our supporters board in the theatre foyer.

Blakehay Buddies also have the opportunity to purchase special discounted tickets for certain shows and events. Keep a look out for these in our seasonal brochures and on our website.

Blakehay Buddies will also be invited to our ‘Celebrate the year’ evening in January which is an exhibition to celebrate the shows, changes and achievements at The Blakehay. We look forward to seeing you there.

Individual Annual Membership: £15.00
Couple Annual Membership: £20.00 (one plaque)

Why not Gift a membership for someone else?

Joining is simple and can be completed online, in person or over the phone!
It’s really simple to become a Buddy and start supporting us today!

 

Apr
27
Sat
2019
DEADLINE for Entries for Blakehay Local Film Festival
Apr 27 @ 12:00

Deadline for submission of your entry for our film festival on Saturday 22nd June 2019.

Please visit our page Blakehay Local Film Festival to enter and for more information!

DEADLINE for Entries for Open Mic Events
Apr 27 @ 12:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deadline for submission of your entry for our open mic events on Friday 07th June 2019 and/or Wednesday 7th August 2019.

Please visit our page Open Mic Event to enter and for more information!

An Evening with Ann Widdecombe *SOLD OUT*
Apr 27 @ 19:30

The Blakehay Theatre are proud to bring you An evening with ‘Ann Widdecombe’.

Sailing dangerously close to National Treasure status, one of the most outspoken politicians of our time embarks on her first ever national tour, so join us for an Evening with Ann Widdecombe.

Entertaining, enlightening and as controversial as you would expect, Margaret Thatcher and Craig Revel Horwood collide as Ann lifts the lid on life in Westminster and shares behind-the-scenes gossip from some of the nation’s best-loved programmes, including Strictly Come Dancing, Have I Got News For You and Celebrity Big Brother.

May
2
Thu
2019
Universtity Centre Weston Presents; Emerge
May 2 @ 19:30 – 21:40

An evening of vibrant and cutting edge new work by students and theatre companies from the Musical Theatre and Professional and Commercial Dance programmes at University Centre Weston.

With work ranging from bold new choreography to original one-to-one musicals and musicals exploring current political events, these select pieces present the finest work from one of the region’s leading musical theatre and commercial dance training institutions.

An evening not to be missed!

May
7
Tue
2019
Volunteer Fundraising Coffee Morning
May 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Our coffee mornings are changing over the Summer season and we will now be holding two each month!

Every 1st Tuesday and 3rd Saturday of the month our dedicated team of Volunteers will be in our theatre bar to welcome you to the theatre.

Come and have a coffee, cake, raffle and a chat, as part of our fundraising events for the theatre.

Support a local artist with our monthly Art Exhibitions in the theatre bar.

We try and have something different for you each month so please pop back to find out what is happening and when!

There are opportunities to find out about volunteering, what is happening at your local theatre and to make new friends.

All proceeds from our coffee mornings, goes towards extra equipment for the theatre.

From April 2018 to March 2019 our amazing Volunteers raised an amazing £1,157.33 from our Coffee Mornings which was put forward to pay for a new Lighting Desk for the Main House!

We hope that we will see you soon!

 

 

May
8
Wed
2019
The Wonderful World of Dissocia
May 8 @ 19:00 – 21:15

Level 2 & 3 Performing Arts Students from Weston College present The Wonderful World Of Dissocia by Anthony Neilson.

Lisa Jones is on a journey, a quest to recover a lost hour from her life. She undertakes this mission in an exciting and vibrant world: a world inhabited by bizarre characters. The inhabitants of this wonderful world she finds herself in – Dissocia – are a curious blend of the funny, the friendly and the brutal, including a talking Polar Bear, Insecurity Guards and the Ominous Black Dog King.

As Neilson himself puts it, “if you like Alice in Wonderland but there’s not enough sex and violence in it, then Dissocia is the show for you”.

Originally produced for the Edinburgh International Festival in 2004, The Wonderful World of Dissocia is a funny, energetic, yet ultimately heart breaking play, identifying Anthony Nelison as one of the core voices in contempoary British Theatre.

“Bubbling with inventiveness that is distinctly its own.” – Daily Telegraph
“Witty, entertaining, unsettling and intelligent.” – Scotland on Sunday
”The is is powerful stuff, which paints a fantastically enticing and entertaining account of the decent into madness” – Stage

Please note this is only suitable for aged 16 years and over due to explicit content & language.

May
9
Thu
2019
The Wonderful World of Dissocia
May 9 @ 19:00 – 21:15

Level 2 & 3 Performing Arts Students from Weston College present The Wonderful World Of Dissocia by Anthony Neilson.

Lisa Jones is on a journey, a quest to recover a lost hour from her life. She undertakes this mission in an exciting and vibrant world: a world inhabited by bizarre characters. The inhabitants of this wonderful world she finds herself in – Dissocia – are a curious blend of the funny, the friendly and the brutal, including a talking Polar Bear, Insecurity Guards and the Ominous Black Dog King.

As Neilson himself puts it, “if you like Alice in Wonderland but there’s not enough sex and violence in it, then Dissocia is the show for you”.

Originally produced for the Edinburgh International Festival in 2004, The Wonderful World of Dissocia is a funny, energetic, yet ultimately heart breaking play, identifying Anthony Nelison as one of the core voices in contempoary British Theatre.

“Bubbling with inventiveness that is distinctly its own.” – Daily Telegraph
“Witty, entertaining, unsettling and intelligent.” – Scotland on Sunday
”The is is powerful stuff, which paints a fantastically enticing and entertaining account of the decent into madness” – Stage

Please note this is only suitable for aged 16 years and over due to explicit content & language.

May
11
Sat
2019
Burlesque & Cabaret
May 11 @ 20:00

After the success of our last evening of Burlesque and Cabaret the Blakehay is proud to be hosting an all new show brought to you by Whipp-it- out Promotions.

Be prepared to be amazed at the many and varied artists who will be providing a packed evening of song, dance, comedy and so much more!

Please note this contains Adult Content – Not Suitable for Children.

May
15
Wed
2019
Made in Dagenham
May 15 @ 19:00 – 21:20

Based on the 2010 film of the same name, Made in Dagenham – The Musical is drawn from the real-life 1968 sewing machinists strike at the Ford factory in Dagenham, Essex. The musical focuses on the leader of the strike, Rita O’Grady, as she encourages the women of the Ford factory to walk out after they are re-classified as unskilled workers, while their male counterparts see their wages increase.

Weston College Performing Arts students present this uplifting musical. Full of energy, grit and passion, Made in Dagenham brings recognition to everyday women standing up for their rights. A smash hit musical not to be missed!

Directed by: Lisa Frost
Choreographed by: Joe Miller
Written by: Richard Bean (book)
Music by: David Arnold
Lyrics by: Richard Thomas