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SPRING/SUMMER 2018

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www.lincolndrillhall.com Box Office: 01522 873894


WELCOME TO SUMMER 2018 We’re thrilled to present our most packed Summer to date – and this brochure lists the comedy, live music, shows and great nights we’ve programmed just for you this season. Look out too for the accompanying ARTS & CULTURE and FAMILY brochures. However you like to engage with us, our three brochures have it covered.

WEDNESDAY 4 & THURSDAY 5 APRIL | 8PM

KEVIN BRIDGES

Join Scotland’s biggest comedy export for this special warm-up gig ahead of his hotly anticipated Autumn 2018 tour, Brand New. 

APR

As a registered charity, we rely on your support to be able to continue to offer shows, events and participation opportunities for many years to come. Turn to the back cover to find out how you can support us – and how your gift could be doubled in value! We look forward to seeing you soon. The Drill Hall Team

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THURSDAY 5 APRIL | 11AM IN ST MARKS SQUARE

THE FLYING BAZAZI BROTHERS

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of circus as an artform, we’ve brought some circus magic to the streets of Lincoln! Internationally renowned superstars Edward and Kaveh Bazazi are part Cirque de Soliel, part Tom Jones, part Patrick Swayze so prepare to be dazzled by their riotous double act! FREE EVENT | FOLLOWED AT 11.45AM BY A FREE CIRCUS WORKSHOP

THURSDAY 5 APRIL | 2.30PM NEARLY THERE YET THEATRE

THE PARTY

More fantastic circus with this totally madcap, endlessly entertaining show. Exploring difficult topics such as sharing, social exclusion, and not always getting what you want, this brilliant introduction to acrobatics and physical theatre is suitable for the whole family! TICKETS FROM £8

SATURDAY 7 APRIL | 7.30PM FOLK UPSTAIRS AT THE DRILL HALL

MAGGIE HOLLAND

Since the late 60s, Maggie has played with a number of bands and artists, but more recently has become known as a singer/songwriter, with her songs performed by the likes of Martin Carthy and June Tabor. TICKETS £10

SATURDAY 7 APRIL | 8PM

RED HERRING COMEDY CLUB

The Drill Hall’s monthly comedy extravaganza featuring headliner Jarred Christmas with Chris Washington, Tom Lucy, MC Pete Otway. Four great acts, one cracking night out! TICKETS FROM £12


WEDNESDAY 11 APRIL | 7PM – 9.30PM

BIG BUTTERFLY CLUB NIGHT

The Drill Hall’s awesome party night for adults (aged 16+) with disabilities, their families and support workers. Friendly and relaxed, these nights are a great chance not only to dance to great music, but to socialise and meet new friends. TICKETS £3 ADV (£5 ON THE DAY)

SATURDAY 14 APRIL | 7.30PM

ABBA MANIA PLUS 70S DISCO NIGHT

Abba Mania are widely regarded as the world’s number one touring ABBA tribute production. So if you’re looking for an excuse to party, reminisce or simply be entertained by the best music ever, then this is the night for you! TICKETS: FROM £22

THURSDAY 19 APRIL | 7.30PM

CALLAGHAN

Raised in Lincolnshire, Callaghan moved to the US in 2010 and is now an established artist in Nashville, her gorgeous vocals earning her frequent comparisons to the likes of Sarah McLachlan and Emmy Lou Harris. “A wonderful artist - beautiful, warm and hugely talented.” Bob Harris   TICKETS FROM £12

FRIDAY 20 APRIL | 7.30PM

LADY SINGS THE BLUES

This stunning show presents the music of Billie Holiday from the 30s to the 50s. Featuring six top British Jazz Award-Winning musicians and the remarkable singer Val Wiseman, this is as close as it gets to hearing that incredible repertoire performed as it was all those years ago. TICKETS FROM £14

SATURDAY 21 APRIL | 8PM

ANGUS DEAYTON RADIO ACTIVE

Angus Deayton’s classic radio comedy returns to its live stage roots as he reunites with original cast members Helen Atkinson Wood, Michael Fenton Stevens and Philip Pope. TICKETS FROM £12

FRIDAY 27 APRIL | 7.30PM

JAMES PHELAN TRICKSTER!

Join one of the best young magicians in the country for a magical prank show that’s both jaw-dropping and laugh out loud funny. People are tricked, phones are destroyed, needles are swallowed – no-one is safe! TICKETS FROM £12

SATURDAY 28 APRIL | 7.30PM

JESS ROBINSON: HERE COME THE GIRLS!

An evening of spot-on celebrity impressions, musical comedy and stunning vocal gymnastics from the Britain’s Got Talent hit! Like a wonderfully malfunctioning jukebox, Jess and her incredible band take you on a dizzying journey through hilarious improvised musical mash-ups, serving a feast of artists, styles and genres. TICKETS FROM £12


SUNDAY 29 APRIL | 8PM

KING PLEASURE & THE BISCUIT BOYS 

SATURDAY 5 MAY | 7.30PM FOLK UPSTAIRS AT THE DRILL HALL

GREG RUSSELL

Possessed of an extraordinary voice that’s ‘full of character’ (The Telegraph), over the last five years Greg Russell has established himself as one of the most significant players on the U.K. folk scene. TICKETS £10

MAY

More than just the world’s greatest swing band, these guys are an institution! 2017 marked 30 years on the road for the band and in that time, they’ve opened shows for B.B. King, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, and toured with the real Blues Brothers Band.  TICKETS FROM £12

SATURDAY 5 MAY | 8PM

RED HERRING COMEDY CLUB

Guz Khan (BBC’s ‘Man Like Mobeen’) headlines with support from Nigel Ng, Mike Newall and MC Tom Wrigglesworth. You want top stand up, you got it!   TICKETS FROM £12

THURSDAY 10 MAY | 8PM

MARK STEEL: EVERY LITTLE THING’S GONNA BE ALRIGHT

The star of Radio 4’s Mark Steel’s in Town and newspaper columnist of the year is back with a new show guaranteed to make the world seem even more wild than it is.    TICKETS FROM £12

FRIDAY 11 MAY | 8PM

CAFÉ MANOUCHE

This young and exciting Gypsy Jazz & Swing band, play the old-fashioned way! With vintage style female vocals, swinging guitars, hot double bass and melodic accordion/piano, you’ll be transported back to Paris in the 20s and 30s.   TICKETS FROM £12

SATURDAY 12 MAY | 2PM – 10PM

LINCOLN BLUES FESTIVAL

A full day of the very best in Blues music, headlined by 60s R&B legends The Pretty Things plus Aynsley Lister, Simon McBride, The Connor Selby Band, The Luke Doherty Band and Deep Blue Sea.   TICKETS FROM £25

SATURDAY 26 & SUNDAY 27 MAY | 2PM SATURDAY, 11AM & 2PM SUNDAY OCKHAM’S RAZOR

THE BELLY OF THE WHALE

Circus meets sculpture in this thrilling new open-air show from Ockham’s Razor in their first visit to Lincoln since 2015. The performers, like surfers on a wild sea, ride a giant semi-circular see-saw that creaks and groans as it transforms from a catapult into a cradle, a tunnel and a slide - creating an ever-changing land and soundscape.   TICKETS FREE | LOCATION FOR PERFORMANCE TO BE CONFIRMED


WEDNESDAY 30 MAY | 7PM – 9.30PM

BIG BUTTERFLY CLUB NIGHT

FRIDAY 1 JUNE | 8PM

THE BLUEJAYS

Quite simply, the UK’s finest 1950s Rock ‘n’ Roll experience. Much more than just a concert show, The Bluejays take you on a historical journey via breathtaking renditions of the biggest hits of the era - Rock Around The Clock, That’s All Right, That’ll Be The Day, Tutti Frutti, Summertime Blues, Johnny B. Goode, Wake Up Little Susie, La Bamba, A Teenager In Love and many more. TICKETS FROM £12

JUN

The Drill Hall’s awesome party night for adults (aged 16+) with disabilities, their families and support workers. Friendly and relaxed, these nights are a great chance not only to dance to great music, but to socialise and meet new friends. TICKETS £3 ADV (£5 ON THE DAY)

SATURDAY 2 JUNE | 7.30PM FOLK UPSTAIRS AT THE DRILL HALL

JOHNNY DICKINSON

Described as ‘The Most Potent Slide Player in the UK’ Johnny has a unique individual style of playing which crosses Celtic Flavours with American Blues. Support comes from Americana duo The Miracle Cure. TICKETS £10

SATURDAY 2 JUNE | 8PM

RED HERRING COMEDY CLUB

Headliner David Trent is joined by Tez Ilyas (BBC’s ‘Man Like Mobeen’), MC Rich Wilson and one act tbc. Join us for another cracking evening of top notch comedy! TICKETS FROM £12

WEDNESDAY 6 JUNE | 7.30PM

CILLA & THE SHADES OF THE 60S

Relive the 60s in style and come to see the girl power show that is delighting audiences all over the UK! The effervescent Victoria Jones & the gorgeous Shades trio follow the life & career of the iconic Cilla Black while their stories reflect on some of the biggest 60s stars. TICKETS FROM £12

THURSDAY 14 JUNE | 7.30PM DECOSTRUTTORI POSTMODERNISTI

IN THE BEGINNING WAS THE SOUND

Jump on board this entertaining rollercoaster ride through the history of music led by this exceptionally talented Italian quartet. Piano, violin, cello and the otherworldly sound of the Theremin blend in a performance that combines sharp technical skills with the verve of cabaret. TICKETS FROM £12 SATURDAY 16 JUNE | 7.30PM -12.30AM

BACK TO THE FUTURE: 80S VS 90S

It’s time to do pop battle again, so get a gang together, get dressed up and head along for a party night jam-packed with the very best tunes from those two massive pop decades. Plus try out the Silent Disco in the bar. TICKETS £6 (£5 IF BOOKED AS A PARTY OF 6+)


WEDNESDAY 20 JUNE | 7PM – 9.30PM

BIG BUTTERFLY CLUB NIGHT

The Drill Hall’s awesome party night for adults (aged 16+) with disabilities, their families and support workers. Friendly and relaxed, these nights are a great chance not only to dance to great music, but to socialise and meet new friends. TICKETS £3 ADV (£5 ON THE DAY)

FRIDAY 29 JUNE | 7.30PM JAZZ VEHICLE

LINCOLNSHIRE SKIES PREMIERE PERFORMANCE

Lincolnshire Skies had its genesis at the Royal Albert Hall as a 10-minute performance for 600 performers! Reworked into a 45-minute suite for band and narrator, it tells the story of the iconic Dambusters raid in the style of the big bands of the war years. Don’t miss this incredible première performance. TICKETS £10 (£7.50 CONCESSIONS) SATURDAY 30 JUNE | 7.30PM

A COUNTRY NIGHT IN NASHVILLE

SATURDAY 7 JULY | 8PM

RED HERRING COMEDY CLUB

Matt Richardson headlines with support from Stephen Bailey, MC Scott Bennett and one act tbc. Get a gang together and get along - it’s a cracking night! TICKETS FROM £12

JUL

This stunning show perfectly recreates the energy and atmosphere of an evening in a buzzing Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville. Prepare to be transported on a musical journey through the decades; from Johnny Cash to Alan Jackson, Dolly to the Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson to Little Big Town! TICKETS FROM £12

TUESDAY 17 – SUNDAY 22 JULY | 7.30PM SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MATINEES | 2.30PM

LES MISERABLES

SCHOOL EDITION From Lincoln Academy of Theatre Arts, the company that brought smash-hit productions of Phantom of The Opera (2016) and Legally Blonde (2017) to the city, comes Les Miserables, the most successful musical of all time. TICKETS FROM £12 WEDNESDAY 25 JULY | 7PM – 9.30PM

BIG BUTTERFLY CLUB NIGHT

The Drill Hall’s awesome party night for adults (aged 16+) with disabilities, their families and support workers. Friendly and relaxed, these nights are a great chance not only to dance to great music, but to socialise and meet new friends. TICKETS £3 ADV (£5 ON THE DAY)

SATURDAY 28 JULY | 12PM – 12AM

NORTHERN SOUL ALL DAYER

Celebrating the Drill Hall’s status as a top venue for Northern Soul All Niters in the 70s and 80s, the All Dayer returns, featuring 12 hours of the very best of Northern Rare Classics, Oldies, Newies, Crossover, Modern Chills & Fever, Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Ska & Mod Beats.  TICKETS £15 IN ADVANCE AND £20 ON THE DAY


Meet our prices! Most events in our main auditorium will use one of our new price structures. You’ll also notice our prices state “starting from”, so book early to secure your seats at the best price! We’re committed to keeping prices affordable for all, so you’ll find there will always be over 1500 tickets at £12 or less every season! But book early because once they’re gone, they’re gone! If you’re under 26 or a Carer/Companion to a wheelchair user, your tickets are always £12 or less no matter where you’re sitting (subject to availability.)

SAVE MONEY WHILE SUPPORTING US Take advantage of our Season Ticket packages and Membership schemes and you’ll save even more money while you support us!

SEASON TICKETS

MEMBERSHIP PACKAGES

It couldn’t be easier - simply book your choice of eligible events and your discount will be automatically applied. Book 4-7 events and save 15%. Book 8 or more and save 25%! Look out for the ticket icons to see which shows are included.

Sign up as a Member+ or Lincoln Drill Hall Friend and get an additional 10% off ticket prices PLUS priority booking and lots of other fantastic benefits. To find out more visit www.lincolndrillhall.com/ support-us/memberships/

EAT & DRINK Come along to our café bar for great value delicious food, free Wi-Fi, magazines and newspapers and children’s play area (and lots of room for buggies), all wrapped up in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. And look out for free live music on Thursdays and Saturdays.


SPRING/SUMMER 2018

WE ARE A CHARITY AND WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT As a not-for-profit registered charity, we rely on your support to be able to continue to offer events and work in your community for many years to come. So our message is clear: if you love us, support us and use us. Come to experience a show or take part in a workshop, have lunch or a drink in our café bar, bring a friend, bring all your friends. We are here for you, so make good use of us!

DONATE TO US NOW AND DOUBLE YOUR GIFT! Every donation, however small, makes a really big difference to us. If you donate now your gift will be DOUBLED, matched £ for £ by Arts Council England through its CATALYST: EVOLVE initiative. There are many ways to donate including: Become a Member, Member+ or Friend of Lincoln Drill Hall Add a donation to your next ticket booking – even if it’s just £1 Make a one-off donation Become a corporate supporter or sponsor – there are many ways businesses can benefit from a partnership with us. Buy our merchandise, such as a wristband, bag or our super-cuddly ‘mouse-cot’, Rusty. Pop your spare change in the collection box in our foyer You can also support us through LocalGiving. To donate visit www.localgiving.org/charity/lincoln-drill-hall Thanks for your support!

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Lincoln Drill Hall is managed by Lincoln Arts Trust Ltd, incorporated in England & Wales, Company Number 07227784 Registered Charity 1137366, VAT Number 235936682. Lincoln Drill Hall receives core funding from the City of Lincoln Council and Arts Council England.

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