SPRING/ SUMMER 2018
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WELCOME TO SUMMER 2018 We’re thrilled to present our most packed Summer to date – and this brochure lists the shows, discos, play sessions, classes and youth theatre we’ve programmed just for you this season. Look out too for the accompanying ENTERTAINMENT and ARTS & CULTURE brochures. However you like to engage with us, our three brochures have it covered. 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
HAPPY MONDAYS Monday mornings, 10.30am – 11.30am
21 April - 16 July (excluding 30 April, 7 May & 28 May) Creative play sessions for under 5s, organised by Rhubarb Theatre and led each week by a different artists: BETH (dance & movement), KIRSTY (storytelling & drama), NADYA (art & making) and HELEN (rhythm & music). TICKETS: £3 (ACCOMPANYING ADULTS FREE) 20 PLACES PER WEEK
Weekly magical musical adventure classes for newborns, babies and toddlers. Wednesdays 18 April - 18 July (excluding 30 May): 9.30am - Happy House (toddling to age 4), 10.45am - Baby Beeps (sitting to walking) & 12noon - Baby Bells (newborn to sitting). For dates and more information contact Miranda on 07734 865952
FISHTANK YOUTH THEATRE
Fishtank is Lincoln’s alternative youth theatre! Over the term, the young people will create their own original theatre pieces and then perform them in front of a real audience! Drama skills, self-confidence, team-building and fun are guaranteed in these sessions run by Alice Kinloch, Stephanie Milner and Alex Flanagan.
(AGES 3 - 6) Saturdays 21 April - 14 July (excluding 26 May & 2 June) 1.15pm - 2.15pm TICKETS: £5 PER SESSION OR £55 FOR 11 WEEK TERM
(AGES 7 - 11) Saturdays 21 April - 14 July (excluding 26 May & 2 June) 9.45am - 11.15am TICKETS: £6.50 PER SESSION OR £66 FOR 11 WEEK TERM
(AGES 11 - 16) Saturdays 21 April - 14 July (excluding 26 May & 2 June) 11.30am - 1.00pm TICKETS: £6.50 PER SESSION OR £66 FOR 11 WEEK TERM
SUNDAY 1 APRIL | 11.30AM & 2PM
THE AMAZING BUBBLE MAN
The Amazing Bubble Man explores the breathtaking dynamics of bubbles, combining comedy and artistry with audience participation and enough spellbinding bubble tricks to keep everyone mesmerised. From square bubbles, fog and helium bubbles, giant bubbles, volcanoes, tornados and trampolines to people inside bubbles, the Amazing Bubble Man conjures shrieks of laughter and gasps of amazement from all ages. Suitable for all. Part of Eggcite Children’s Festival 2018 TICKETS: FROM £12 This event is eligible as part of season ticket packages.
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! Part of Eggcite Children’s Festival 2018 FREE EVENT | FOLLOWED AT 11.45AM BY A FREE CIRCUS WORKSHOP
THURSDAY 5 APRIL | 2.30PM NEARLY THERE YET THEATRE
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! Part of Eggcite Children’s Festival 2018 TICKETS FROM £8
WEDNESDAY 11 APRIL | 10.30AM – 12NOON
DIDDY DISCO DRESS UP
Join us for a special Eggcite edition of our disco club for under 7s and their happening parents! Come along and show off your dance moves – and as it’s Easter, why not come in fancy dress! All children must be accompanied, and face-painting is also available. Part of Eggcite Children’s Festival 2018 TICKETS: £3 (ACCOMPANYING ADULTS FREE!)
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 | 10.30AM – 12NOON
Join us for the May outing of our disco party for under 7s and their happening parents! We play a bit of everything from current tunes to rock and roll to disco, mixing it up to make it fun for children and mums and dads alike! All children must be accompanied, and face-painting is also available. TICKETS: £3 (ACCOMPANYING ADULTS FREE!)
FRIDAY 22 JUNE 12NOON 12NOON, 2PM & 4PM
NORTHERN BALLET: THE UGLY DUCKLING
Don’t miss Northern Ballet’s hugely popular Ugly Duckling as it returns to the stage for the first time since 2013. Retelling the famous Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, The Ugly Duckling is the perfect opportunity for your little ones to enjoy live ballet, music and theatre for the first time. As seen on CBeebies, Northern Ballet’s sell-out productions for children are not to be missed. TICKETS FROM £8
MONDAY 2 – THURSDAY 5 JULY | 7.30PM
LEGALLY BLONDE JR
Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, New Youth Theatre present this fabulously fun journey of self-empowerment and expanding horizons. The show’s instantly recognizable songs are filled with humour, wit and sass – leaving cast members and audiences alike seeing pink! TICKETS £9 (CONCESSIONS £8)
FRIDAY 6 JULY | 8PM
GETTING TO KNOW OKLAHOMA JR
A specially written adaption for younger actors, but with all the elements that make this show a classic still in place. With a brilliant score and classic tunes such as, ‘Oh, What a Beautiful Morning’, ‘Surrey With A Fringe On Top’, ‘Oklahoma’ and many more, this a fun packed musical not to be missed. TICKETS £9 (CONCESSIONS £8)
WEDNESDAY 25 JULY | 10.30AM – 12NOON
Join us for this mid-summer outing of our disco party for under 7s and their happening parents! We play a bit of everything from current tunes to rock and roll to disco, mixing it up to make it fun for children and mums and dads alike! All children must be accompanied, and face-painting is also available. TICKETS: £3 (ACCOMPANYING ADULTS FREE!)
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!
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.
Published on Mar 7, 2018