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What's on at The Woodville

King Of Thieves

Tuesday 13 NOVEMBER 2018 Paul Greengrass Cinema King Of Thieves Certificate 15 – Running Time: 1 hours 48 min ‘King Of Thieves’ chronicles the true story of the Hatton Garden jewellery heist, in which a group of retired criminals in their 60s and 70s made off with £200 million. Police initially believed that the robbery had been undertaken by a gang of super-thieves… but it turned out that they were mostly just unoccupied and bored, looking for one last hurrah. A […]

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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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A Star Is Born

Wednesday 14 & Sunday 18 NOVEMBER 2018 Paul Greengrass Cinema A Star Is Born Certificate 15 – Running Time: 2 hours 1 min ‘A Star Is Born’ is the story of Jackson Maine, a seasoned musician who discovers – and quickly falls in love with – a young, struggling singer called Ally. She’s ready to give up on her dreams of the spotlight, but Jackson manages to coax her back. Before long, her career takes off and she achieves the success […]

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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 Tickets are now no longer available for this event. 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 […]

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First Man

Friday 16 & Tuesday 20 NOVEMBER 2018 Paul Greengrass Cinema First Man Certificate 12A – Running Time: 2 hours 21 min The true story of the life of Neil Armstrong, a test pilot and astronaut who became the ‘First Man’ to set foot on the Moon during NASA’s Apollo 11 mission. Focusing on the years between 1961 and 1969, we follow Armstrong’s life and the sacrifices he had to make in the course of completing one of the most dangerous missions […]

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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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Johnny English Strikes Again

Sunday 18 NOVEMBER 2018 Paul Greengrass Cinema Johnny English Strikes Again Certificate PG – Running Time: 1 hour 29mins When a devastating cyber-attack on the British secret service exposes the identity of all their undercover agents, ‘Johnny English Strikes Again’ in an attempt to save the day. Reunited with his partner Bough and dispatched to the South of France, he’s Britain’s last, best hope of tracking down the mastermind hacker. But with precious few skills and no grasp of modern technology […]

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Small Foot

Sunday 18 – 25 NOVEMBER 2018 Paul Greengrass Cinema Small Foot Certificate U – Running Time: 1 hour 36 mins When Migo, a yeti living in the mountains with his tribe, encounters a human – previously believed to be a myth – he sets out in search of the legendary ‘Smallfoot’. He joins up with a group of yetis who also believe that humans exist, but gets frustrated with their lack of evidence. Setting out into the wider world on his […]

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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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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Saurday 24 NOVEMBER 2018 Paul Greengrass Cinema Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Certificate PG – Running Time: 1 hour 30mins Halloween only comes once a year, and in ‘Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween’, it comes to life as Slappy the Dummy returns, bringing another horde of monsters with him. When two boys unknowingly open a book which once again unleashes the Goosebumps monsters upon the world, it’s up to them to thwart Slappy’s plans and put a stop to this chaos before it’s […]

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Pop Up Cinema

Saturday 24 – 25 NOVEMBER 2018 Clarendon Royal Hotel Pop Up Cinema – Clarendon Royal Hotel The Woodville pop-up cinema brings a selection of family favourite festive films to get you in the Christmas mood. Enjoy Christmas movies in the beautiful and intimate setting of the Clarendon Royal Hotel. The hotel will serve a selection of cinema worthy snacks for you to enjoy on the day. Saturday 24 November 2018 11am – Frozen (PG) 2pm – Elf (PG) Sunday 25 […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody

Saturday 24 NOVEMBER 2018 Paul Greengrass Cinema Bohemian Rhapsody Certificate 12A – Running Time: 2 hours 14 min Bohemian Rhapsody’ is the extraordinary story of Freddie Mercury, who became one of the most beloved entertainers in the world as Queen’s lead singer and legendary frontman. The only thing more remarkable than their music was his story, as he defied conventions and stereotypes on his meteoric rise to super-stardom. But as his personal life spiralled out of control, it threatened to tear […]

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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

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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The Grinch

Thursday 27 DECEMBER 2018 Paul Greengrass Cinema The Grinch Certificate PG – Running Time: 1 hour 30 mins ‘The Grinch’ lives alone in a cave, and he likes peace and quiet. When his neighbours’ Christmas celebrations threaten to disrupt his tranquillity, there’s only one option: to steal Christmas. They’re going to make this Christmas three times bigger than usual, so the Grinch’s only choice is to be even more mean to teach them a lesson. And so he disguises himself as […]

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Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck It Ralph 2

Friday 28 – Monday 31 DECEMBER 2018 Paul Greengrass Cinema Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck It Ralph 2 Certificate PG – Running Time: TBC ‘Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2’ follows Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz on their latest adventure after their arcade gets connected to the World Wide Web. It’s like nothing they’ve ever seen before, and they’re off on an amazing journey of discovery. Travelling through this virtual metropolis on a quest to save Vanellope’s game, how can […]

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Spirit Of The Dance

Sunday 27 JANUARY 2019 Woodville Auditorium Spirit Of The Dance THE INTERNATIONAL DANCE SENSATION THAT CONQUERED THE WORLD The International smash hit “Spirit of the Dance” celebrates its record-breaking 20 year anniversary as one of the most successful dance shows ever. Seen by more than thirty million people in twenty countries around the world “Spirit of the Dance” is winner of nine Global Awards, including “Best Choreography” and “Best International Production”, Irish in origin and bursting with raw energy, this […]

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Lunchtime Classical: Cyril Ibrahim

Thursday 31 JANUARY 2019 Woodville Auditorium Lunchtime Classical: Cyril Ibrahim Running time: 1 hour Cyrill Ibrahim is a Dutch concert pianist who lives in London. He is a graduate from the Royal College of Music where he studied with a full scholarship awarded by the government of The Netherlands. His debut album, ‘Dialogue’, features works by Bach, Debussy, Schubert en Schumann. Just after the release of his disc he became ‘Artist of the Week’ at BBC Radio 3 and appeared […]

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Respect to Aretha

Friday 1 FEBRUARY 2019 Woodville Auditorium Respect to Aretha Life-long Aretha Franklin fan and power-house vocalist, Letitia George stars in this heartfelt and uplifting dedication to the Queen of Soul. Aretha Franklin’s extraordinary career as a singer and songwriter spanned over sixty years. She rose from church gospel singer to international stardom at a young age and is widely accepted as the finest female soul singer of our time. Her talent has always been unequalled. Massive hits including ‘A Natural […]

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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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Trextasy

Friday 15 FEBRUARY 2019 Woodville Auditorium Trextasy Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era.  With Bolan’s special ingredient of Rock-a-Boogie songs, the band had a string of huge hits throughout the 1970s including Love to Boogie, Telegram Sam, Jeepster and 20th Century Boy. T.Rextasy have now been performing around the world for over 20 years, a career that ironically out lives Marc’s very own T.Rex.  The […]

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Wannabe – The Spice Girls Show

Friday 1 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium Wannabe – The Spice Girls Show ON SALE – FRIDAY 19 OCTOBER 2018, 10am WANNABE is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the World’s biggest girl band, the Spice Girls. Featuring the greatest Spice Girls hits, this musical celebration recreates the era of Girl Power! From the chart stomping ‘Spice Up Your Life’ through to the hip shaking ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’, WANNABE takes you on a Spice World […]

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Think Floyd

Friday 8 MARCH 2019 Woodville Auditorium Think Floyd This extraordinary band, dubbed the Definitive Pink Floyd Experience, are renowned for their stunning celebration of the music of one of the world’s greatest bands. Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason describes the band as “Brilliant! – They are really good.”  In a recent interview on LBC the drummer commended Think Floyd and rather generously called them “better than we are”. 2019 celebrates the 40th anniversary of The Wall, one of the best selling […]

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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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Dear Zoo

15 – 16 March 2019 Woodville Auditorium Dear Zoo Running Time: 55 mins. No interval. After a successful debut tour, Dear Zoo the timeless children’s classic book returns to the stage in 2019! Rod Campbell’s best-selling lift the flap book has delighted generations of young readers since it was first published in 1982. And has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide. This production will delight all those who have read the book (both young and old) as it unfolds […]

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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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Bing Live

19 –  21 APRIL 2019 Woodville Auditorium Bing Live Calling all Bingsters! Bing and his friends are coming to Gravesend in the first ever Bing stage show! Join Bing, Sula, Coco and Pando as they find out how to tell stories by pretending, dressing-up and singing songs. Flop and Amma are there to help, but in this magical world of make-believe things don’t always go according to plan… Don’t miss the chance to see your little one’s face as their […]

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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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