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What's on at The Woodville

Under Milk Wood

Wednesday 17 OCTOBER 2018 Woodville Studio Theatre Under Milk Wood Please Note: This show is now in the Studio and seating will be unreserved. Celebrating a day in the life of ‘Llareggub’ – a small seatown somewhere in Wales – all 69 ebullient inhabitants in Dylan Thomas’ timeless masterpiece are hilariously recreated in an amazing feat of memory and virtuosity. Complemented by a stunning original soundscape, it’s bawdy and beautiful, sad and sensual and, through the music of language, leaves […]

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Lunchtime Classical: Helen Manente & Rebecca Baulch

Thursday 18 OCTOBER 2018 at 1pm Woodville Auditorium Lunchtime Classical: Helen Manente & Rebecca Baulch Running time: 1 hour Rebecca and Helen first met in 1999 where they were both studying at the Royal College of Music in London. They briefly performed together during their time at the RCM, and after nearly 20 years, have formed a new and exciting partnership. Rebecca and Helen have gained wide experience as professional musicians, taking pleasure in performing as soloists, chamber musicians and orchestral […]

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Comedy and Curry October 18

Thursday 18 OCTOBER 2018 Woodville Studio Theatre Comedy and Curry Club Woodville Studio’s Off The Kerb Comedy and Curry Club  is an unrivalled night of entertainment in Gravesend and features comedy sets from a group of leading comedians and this month is no exception. Line up to be announced soon. Woodville Studio’s Off The Kerb Comedy and Curry Club “Regularly featuring the cream of British stand-up talent, Laughing Boy is a great night out for any connoisseur of comedy” – […]

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Guess How Much I Love You

Friday 19 OCTOBER 2018 Woodville Auditorium Guess How Much I Love You Join Little and Big Nutbrown Hare, from the bestselling Guess How Much I Love You and I Love You All Year Round collection, as they leap off the page and onto the stage in this magical journey through the seasons. Watch Little and Big Nutbrown Hare settle down after a bedtime story and re-awaken to discover the delights and colours of each season as they compete to measure […]

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The House with a Clock in its Walls

Sunday 21 – Tuesday 23 OCTOBER 2018 Paul Greengrass Cinema The House with a Clock in its Walls Certificate 12A – Running Time: 1 hour 45 mins In the tradition of Amblin classics where fantastical events occur in the most unexpected places, Jack Black and Cate Blanchett star in The House with a Clock in Its Walls.A film for the whole family, this magical adventure tells the tale of 10-year-old Lewis, an orphan who is sent to live with his Uncle […]

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This is the Greatest Show

Sunday 21 OCTOBER 2018 Woodville Auditorium This is the Greatest Show “This is the Greatest Show” is inspired by the imagination of PT Barnum.Join our cast of the finest WEST END SINGERS and the LIVE greatest show band as we take you on a journey through music from “The Greatest Showman” “Moulin Rouge” “Smash” “Barnum” and many others.Sit back and relax or stand up and dance to some of the most memorable songs inspired by the *“THE GREATEST SHOWMAN – PT BARNUM”This Is Me […]

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Mischief and Mystery in Moomin Valley

Tuesday 23 OCTOBER 2018 Woodville Studio Theatre Mischief and Mystery in Moomin Valley Get Lost and Found present Mischief and Mystery in Moomin Valley.A brand new Children’s theatre show!Open a book and discover a world where anything is possible. Be sure to pack your imagination and join us on an unforgettable journey to Moomin Valley where everyone is welcome, nature thrives and adventures are plentiful. Magical puppetry, an ingenious set, original music and interactive play will delight young audiences aged […]

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All Star Wrestling October

Wednesday 24 OCTOBER 2018 Woodville Auditorium All Star Wrestling Information to Follow

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Centre Stage Circus

27-28 OCTOBER 2018 Woodville Auditorium Centre Stage: Circus Please Note: The seating is based in a ring format. The performance will take place in the middle of the auditorium with seats located around it. Centre Stage Theatre Academy presents Circus the greatest show on earth featuring over 200 students Centre Stage will transfer you into the magical world of the Circus! Featuring songs from The Greatest Showman, Moulin Rouge, Finding Neverland and much more. This will be a night of […]

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The Wife

Tuesday 30 – Wednesday 31 OCTOBER 2018 Paul Greengrass Cinema The Wife Certificate 15 – Running Time: 1 hour 40 mins Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) has spent forty years sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to support her charismatic husband Joe (Jonathan Pryce) and his stellar literary career. Ignoring infidelities and excuses made in the cause of his art, she has put up with his behaviour with undiminished grace and humour. The foundations of their marriage have, however, been built […]

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The Nun

Tuesday 30 OCTOBER 2018 Paul Greengrass Cinema The Nun Certificate 15 – Running Time: 1 hour 36 mins ‘The Nun’ follows the haunting journey of a priest and a novitiate as they are dispatched to an abbey in Romania, where a young nun has taken her own life.Sent there by the Vatican to try and uncover the truth of what happened, they discover the unholy secret of the place. At the risk of their lives – and their souls – they […]

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Richard Carpenter is Close to You

Thursday 1 NOVEMBER 2018 Woodville Studio Theatre Richard Carpenter is Close to You RBM Presents from the star of Frisky & MannishMatthew Floyd Jones in… Richard Carpenter is Close To YouIn a world where rainy days and Mondays collide, one man’s solitary journey to find himself has only just begun…The piano player from Frisky & Mannish plays the piano player from The Carpenters in a razor-sharp parody play about a life spent playing the piano.Richard used to be on top […]

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Mark Anthony as Prince

Friday 2 NOVEMBER 2018 Woodville Auditorium Mark Anthony as Prince Mark Anthony is without doubt the world best tribute to Prince, not only sounding like him but looking more like Prince than prince did. Come and Join Mark and his live band as they take you through the hits of one of musics iconic stars.All the songs played live and include: Kiss, Purple Rain, 1999, Raspberry Beret, Little Red Corvette, When Doves Cry and many more, this is a show […]

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Disco Night

Saturday 3 NOVEMBER 2018 at 8pm Woodville Auditorium Disco Night Dance the night away at our70s, 80s and 90s disco night. Playing the best songs from 3 decades!

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Talon – Best of The Eagles

Sunday 4 NOVEMBER 2018 Woodville Auditorium Talon – Best of The Eagles Greatest Hits Tour 2018Over the last two decades Talon have risen from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the ‘Greatest Hits Tour 2018’ will once again feature the Eagles timeless back catalogue including Hotel California, Take It Easy, One Of These Nights, Take It To The Limit, Desperado, Lyin’ Eyes, Life In The Fast Lane and many more.This […]

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To Hell in a Handbag

Tuesday 6 NOVEMBER 2018 Woodville Studio Theatre To Hell In A Handbag “Anyone who lives within their means suffers from lack of imagination” – Oscar Wilde While others are preoccupied with cucumber sandwiches and railway cloakrooms, two minor characters from The Importance of Being Earnest are up to their necks in something else. A country rector and a governess, models of Victorian propriety in public. But in private? This is the play behind the play: a tale of blackmail, false identity … […]

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GYG – Gifted Young Gravesham

Friday 9 November 2018 Woodville Auditorium GYG – Gifted Young Gravesham Running Time: 2 hours 30 mins GYG is back to celebrate its 10th anniversary!For 10 years Gifted Young Gravesham has showcased the amazing artistic talent the youth of Gravesham has to offer. Both onstage and behind the scenes hundreds of young people have contributed, whether through performing, sound and light engineering, taking photos and videos, creating on set decorations and more.This year sees our greatest ever line up with […]

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National Theatre Live: Allelujah Encore

Tuesday 13 NOVEMBER 2018 at 7pm Paul Greengrass Cinema National Theatre Live: Allelujah Encore ‘Leaves you bobbing on a wave of happiness’ IndependentAlan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ (Daily Telegraph). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss this ‘rousing chorus line for the NHS’ (Observer) in your local cinema.The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure […]

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RSC Live: Troilus and Cressida

Wednesday 14 NOVEMBER 2018 Paul Greengrass Cinema RSC Live: Troilus and Cressida “Lechery, lechery, still wars and lechery: nothing else holds fashion”Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy their innocence is tested, and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war, with tragic consequences.Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie collaborates with RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran to create a satirical futuristic vision of a world resounding with […]

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Woodville 50th Birthday Party

Thursday 15 NOVEMBER 2018 Woodville Auditorium Woodville 50th Birthday Party featuring Josh Widdicombe We have had a year of amazing birthday celebrations, including giving all Gravesham residents also celebrating their half century this year a free cinema pass, and welcoming all new Gravesham residents with free theatre and cinema tickets until they are 18! In addition we have had Golden Ticket shows with some amazing free gifts and promotions and now we have reached the finale, the end game, THE […]

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Little Mix Experience

Saturday 17 NOVEMBER 2018 Woodville Auditorium Little Mix Experience If you’re a fan of one of X Factor’s finest exports you’re sure to L.O.V.E. The Little Mix Experience!Four hugely talented girls pay tribute to one of the UK’s finest Girl-Bands. With breathtaking dance moves, replica costumes and some of the finest vocals in the UK, this is a high-energy show from beginning to end, packed with all of Little Mix’s greatest hits and suitable for all ages!Featuring songs such as […]

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Coppelia

Tuesday 20 November 2018 Woodville Auditorium Coppelia A lively production, infused with old world charm, Coppélia appeals to audiences of all ages with its captivating story of an eccentric toymaker and his beloved doll. The colourful costumes, lively characters and beautiful music from Delibes all combine to create a magical and comical classic that warms and entertains from start to finish. Coppélia is guaranteed to lift the hearts of all the family. VFB’s eternal production of Coppélia embellishes the original […]

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Shakespeare Schools Festival

Wednesday 21 – Friday 23 NOVEMBER 2018 Woodville Auditorium Shakespeare Schools Festival Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to present the world’s largest youth drama festival at The Woodville.Join us from 21 – 23 November for an exhilarating evening, featuring a series of unique abridged Shakespeare productions by local schools.See Shakespeare’s timeless stories brought to life like never before, and support young people from your community as they take to the stage.Details of the schools performing at The Woodville can be […]

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Lunchtime Classical: Camiel Boomsma

Thursday 29 NOVEMBER 2018 at 1pm Woodville Auditorium Lunchtime Classical: Camiel Boomsma Pianist Camiel Boomsma is nominated for the GrachtenfestivalPrijs 2018 (Grachtenfestival Award 2018)! The Grachtenfestival Award is a yearly award for a young musician who excels in his/her profession and is noted for his/her exceptional talent.What reviewers say about Camiel:”There is more than one musical truth. But there is only one musical essence. To posit a truth takes conviction, to ‘release’ the essence takes patience and insight. Camiel Boomsma […]

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Off The Kerb Comedy and Curry November 18

Thursday 29 NOVEMBER 2018 Woodville Studio Theatre Off The Kerb Comedy and Curry Club “Regularly featuring the cream of British stand-up talent, Off The Kerb Comedy & Curry is a great night out for any connoisseur of comedy” – The Guardian Line-up subject to change. Comedy Club is an unrivalled night of entertainment in Gravesend and features comedy sets from a group of leading comedians.

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All Star Wrestling November

Friday 30 NOVEMBER 2018 Woodville Auditorium All Star Wrestling Information to Follow

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Woodville Christmas Party with the Crooners

Saturday 1 DECEMBER 2018 Woodville Auditorium Woodville Christmas Party with the Crooners What’s Included? Arrival at 7pm for a complimentary glass of fizz to get you in the mood2 course Christmas Dinner (main course and dessert) served from 7.30pm with the Crooners Cabaret.Followed by dancing to the Mini Big Band and lastly a brilliant DJ setCarriages at midnight.Maximum booking of 10.This year’s Christmas party will be a night to remember!Fans of the Rat Pack and the American Song Book are being […]

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Peter Pan

7 DECEMBER 2018 to 1 JANUARY 2019 Woodville Auditorium Peter Pan You’ll be ‘hooked’ this Christmas! From the producers of the smash hit Easter pantomimes, Wicked Productions return to Gravesend this Christmas with the high flying Peter Pan. “Never Never’ will your swash be more buckled than when you see this fabulous show. Starring JJ Hamblett from Boy Band ‘UNION J’ as Peter Pan with Firm favourite ‘Robert Pearce’ returning to play the hilarious pirate dame‘Mrs Smee’ and Rob Cummings […]

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National Theatre Live: The Madness of George III

Monday 10 DECEMBER 2018 at 7pm Paul Greengrass Cinema National Theatre Live: The Madness of George III By Alan Bennett Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.The cast of this new […]

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Santa’s Christmas Robin

Saturday 15 – Monday 24 DECEMBER 2018 Woodville Studio Theatre Santa’s Christmas Robin Santa’s decorations are beautiful, he has even found the perfect Yule Log.There is just one thing missing… Who will he choose to be his Christmas Robin?Santa needs a Christmas Robin for his Yule Log but who will be the lucky one?Follow Santa on his quest and join the little birds on their adventures to be Santa’s Christmas Robin.The RSPB said: “We would like to say a big thank […]

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RSC Live: Antony and Cleopatra

Monday 17 DECEMBER 2018 at 7pm Paul Greengrass Cinema RSC Live: Antony and Cleopatra By William ShakespeareBroadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic […]

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Chucklesinghs Presents…

Saturday 2 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium Chucklesinghs Presents… Running Time: 2 hours Chucklesinghs Present…Featuring Sol Bernstein, Esther Manito, Tez IIyas and Funmbi Omotayo. Earlybird rate available for this event limited to the first 50 tickets. Subject to availability & some exclusions may apply.

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Live Cinema: I’m Not Running – Encore

Sunday 3 FEBRUARY 2019 Paul Greengrass Live Cinema: I’m Not Running – Encore I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision.What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece […]

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David Starkey: Henry VIII

Thursday 28 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium David Starkey: Henry VIII Henry VIII, like a colossus, bestrides the history of our country. He invented the idea of British uniqueness; in fact, the Reformation could be defined as the first Brexit, when his ministers devised the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty. In this talk David Starkey draws on his unique knowledge of Henry’s reign to examine his tumultuous personal life, which pitted religion against politics as brutally as in our own age of […]

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Stewart Francis – Into the Punset

Friday 26 APRIL 2019 Woodville Auditorium Stewart Francis – Into the Punset Please Note: Tickets wil be posted closer to the date of the show Live Nation proudly presents:STEWART FRANCIS: INTO THE PUNSETThe star of ‘Mock the Week‘ and ‘Live at the Apollo‘ embarks on a brand-new show, in this, his last tour EVER!!! See him before he heads off… INTO THE PUNSET.“One of the funniest comedians in the world.” – Craig Ferguson, CBS’ Late Late Show.

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Forbidden Nights

Friday 7 JUNE 2019 Woodville Auditorium Forbidden Nights CIRCUS JUST GOT SEXY!FORBIDDEN NIGHTS are skilled and professionally trained performers, hand-picked from around the UK with charisma, undeniable talent, sparkling personality and honed physiques in equal measure.They can sing, they can dance and they are VERY easy on the eye! Featuring a vocalist, aerial chain artist, acrobats and fire act all delivered with an element of naughtiness but not so naughty that you can’t bring your Granny!The evening is suitable for […]

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