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The Core at Corby Cube
Ticket Line: 01536 470 470â€ƒ www.thecorecorby.com
Music Adrian Edmondson And The Bad Shepherds
Sing-A-Long-A Rocky Horror
Jason Yarde Trio in association with NC Jazz
Fri 29 November 7.30pm Former Young One and one half of Bottom, Adrian Edmondson brings his celebrated folk-punk outfit The Bad Shepherds to Corby.
Wed 11 December 7.30pm Featuring original members Chaz Jankel, Mick Gallagher, Norman Watt-Roy, John Turnbull and Derek The Draw, The Blockheads play all their hits including Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick, What A Waste and Reasons To Be Cheerful. Tickets £20.50
Andra Sparks Quartet in association with NC Jazz Featuring Nick Weldon Fri 14 February 7.45pm Acclaimed singer Andra Sparks performs a selection of wellknown standards that can be enjoyed by all lovers of good music on Valentine’s Day. Tickets £12.50 (Conc £10.50, Under 18 £5.50)
Magic A Kind Of Queen
Fri 14 March 7.30pm All of Queen’s greatest hits performed live by one of the UK’s leading tribute bands. While not attempting to emulate Queen visually, Magic A Kind Of Queen creates all the excitement of a Queen live show - not to be missed. Tickets £19
See A Film
Our comfortable surroundings ensure a relaxing and affordable cinema experience with a wide selection of the best films around. Highlights this season include Philomena, Gravity, Le Week-End, Captain Phillips, The Butler and Saving Mr Banks. For details of our full film programme, go to www.thecorecorby.com, pick up a film leaflet or ask the Ticket Office for more information. To receive our regular cinema e-newsletter, please email your contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tue 10 December 7.30pm The campest cult classic of all time gets the Singalonga treatment! Featuring a screening of the iconic movie, it’s the most outrageous, riotous, kitsch, wonderful romp ever. Fancy dress is highly recommended.
Fri 13 December 7.45pm Composer and saxophonist Jason Yarde writes music that has been described as powerful, spiritual and evocative. A rare opportunity to see one of the leading talents of the British jazz scene. Tickets £12.50 (Conc £10.50, Under 18 £5.50)
Thu 20 February 7.30pm You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life... Dust off your platforms, put on your flares and come and enjoy an unforgettable night dancing in the aisles to the timeless ABBA hits. Tickets £20 (Conc £18)
Barb Jungr sings Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen Fri 16 May 7.30pm An evening to celebrate Barb Jungr’s new album Hard Rain, featuring the music of icons Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen. “BARB IS POSSIBLY OUR GREATEST INTERPRETER OF DYLAN’S SONGS” Billy Bragg Tickets £14
Don’t forget to pre‑order your popcorn from the Ticket Office for just £1!
Dance, Drama & Spoken Word Foggy & Whit – Givin’ It Gas
Wed 15 January 7.30pm This is your chance to get up close and personal with two legends of motorbike racing. Join four-times World Superbike champion, Carl Fogarty, with friend and former British champ, James Whitham. Tickets £20.50
Eric And Little Ern
Thu 13 February 7.30pm Recreating some of the finest moments of Morecambe and Wise’s television and stage performances, this affectionate, moving and fantastically funny homage to Britain’s greatest comedy double act vividly brings back warm memories of a bygone era. A hit at the Edinburgh Fringe 2013 and in London’s West End, Eric And Little Ern has received rave reviews and played to sell-out crowds. “ASHPITEL AND STEPHENS HAVE GOT THE DUO’S MANNERISMS DOWN PAT TO SUCH A WINNING EXTENT… YOU COULD WATCH THIS FOR HOURS” HHHH Daily Telegraph
Cardboard Citizens – Glasshouse
Wed 22 & Thu 23 January 7pm Set in a dark and gritty city and sown through with Kate Tempest’s haunting poetry, Glasshouse is about family and how hard it can be to keep loving. This is not theatre as you know it. Forum Theatre invites the audience to stop the action in the second part of the evening, come on stage and rehearse alternative scenarios to lead to positive changes. Tickets £12.50 £10.50 (Conc £10.50 £8.50)
Motionhouse – Broken
Fri 28 February 7.30pm A brand new production from the choreographer of the London 2012 Paralympic Games opening ceremony, Broken examines our precarious relationship with the earth. This powerful company combines highly athletic dance with digital imagery and music in an unashamedly visual and adrenaline-fuelled spectacle. “You’ve never seen anything like this. And you should” Philadelphia Inquirer
Tickets £15.50 (Conc £13.50)
Tickets £13 £11 £9 (Conc £11 £9)
John Berkavitch – Shame
Macbeth – Blood Will Have Blood
Tickets £8.50 (Conc £6.50)
Cost: £750+VAT per performance for 100 students
Corby Young Artists Double Bill
Stars Of Strictly Come Dancing
Tickets £23.50 £21.50 (Conc £20.50 £18.50)
Wed 12 & Thu 13 March 7.45pm Using a combination of spoken word, music, animation, illustration, hip-hop and contemporary dance, artist John Berkavitch asks, “What’s the worst thing you have ever done?”
Thu 24 & Fri 25 April 7.30pm Corby Young Dancers are choreographed by Martin Lawrance of Richard Alston Dance, while Corby Young Actors collaborate with a company from Mumbai, India.
Tue 18 – Fri 21 March An accessible and unforgettable introduction to Shakespeare for schools audiences (KS2 and KS3). To book, email schools@ chinaplatetheatre.com
Thu 22 May 7.30pm Pasha Kovalev and Katya Virshilas bring you their brand new, spectacular Ballroom and Latin show. An evening of music, dance, costumes and sparkles for the whole family.
Community Productions Corby Youth Arts Slam
Fri 22 November 7.30pm A showcase of original work developed by local young people at The Core’s weekly Moves, Clicks, Core Company and Musical Theatre workshops, along with performances from the Corby Young Actors and Young Dancers companies. Tickets £5
Back To The ’80s
Lodge Park Academy Thu 16 & Fri 17 January 7.30pm From the era that brought the world Rick Astley, the Rubik’s Cube and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comes this totally awesome American high school musical, set to the biggest hits of the ’80s.
Beauty And The Beast
Corby Amateur Theatrical Society Fri 27 – Mon 30 December 7pm Sat & Sun Matinees 2pm Join CATS for their traditional annual family pantomime. A Christmas treat filled with fun, adventure, laughter and bags of panto magic. Tickets £12 (Conc £10, Family £40, Restricted View £8)
Local Artists Showcase 2014
Fri 31 January 7pm An annual highlight, featuring original music, dance, drama, digital art and film from some of Corby’s and Northamptonshire’s most exciting artists.
Tickets £8 (Conc £6)
Suzanne’s Street Dance – Annual Show
Corby Gang Show
Sat 1 February 7pm Over 60 dancers aged seven and above will take to the stage with a variety of dance routines. Suzanne’s Street Dance classes run weekly in Corby and promote fun, fitness and confidence for girls of all ages. Tickets £9 (Conc £7)
Wed 5 – Sat 8 March 7.15pm Sat Mat 2.15pm Join the scouts and guides of Corby for an entertaining evening of music, dance, fun and laughter, performed in their own ‘loud and proud’ way. Tickets £9.50 (Conc £7.50)
Corby Rotary Club Youth Brass 2000
Corby Youth Arts Slam
Sat 15 March 7pm Winner of BBC Radio 2 Youth Brass Band Of The Year, Youth Brass 2000 from Wilbarston, Northamptonshire perform an evening of music in support of Corby Rotary Club.
Fri 28 March 7.30pm Highlighting the wealth of skills and talent that Corby has to offer, this season’s Slam promises to be as exciting as ever, with a mix of inspiring, edgy and entertaining live performances.
Tickets £10.50 (Conc £9.50)
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Everyone is welcome at The Core and anyone can Get Involved. Take part in weekly workshops, classes, family activities and projects. A limited number of bursaries are available for all our Get Involved activities, to support children and young people whose families are facing financial difficulties. For more information or to Get Involved pick up a leaflet, visit www.thecorecorby.com, call Lisa Byrne on 01536 470 473 or email email@example.com
Family We’re Going On A Bear Hunt
Written by Michael Rosen Adapted by Peter Glanville and Barb Jungr Wed 4 – Sun 8 December Wed, Thu & Fri 11am & 2pm, Sat & Sun 11am, 2pm & 4pm Little Angel Theatre combine puppets, live music and song in Michael Rosen’s well-loved story. “A must-see family show” The Stage Running time 45 minutes – plus meet the puppets in the foyer after each performance. Recommended for ages 2+.
Tickets £11.50 & £9.50 (Conc/Groups 10+ £9.50 & £7.50)
Comedy Club 4 Kids
Just So Stories
Running time 60 minutes
Recommended age 4+ Running time 60 minutes
Fri 13 & Sat 14 December 11am & 2pm Like the name says it’s a Comedy Club 4 Kids! The best comedians do what they do best... but without the rude bits. Cracking entertainment for everyone aged six and over.
Sat 8 February 11am & 2pm Red Table Theatre brings Rudyard Kipling’s classic tales to vivid life. Find out why the camel has a hump, why the whale no longer eats men (or women, or little boys and girls), and the reason why the elephant’s nose is so long.
Pre-show Craft Sessions
Join us for FREE pre-show, drop in craft sessions. These creative activities are led by a visual artist with themes that match the show. We’re Going On A Bear Hunt – Sat 7 & Sun 8 December 10am, 1pm & 3pm Just So Stories – Sat 8 February 10am, 12pm & 1pm
Comedy Dave Spikey – Words Don’t Come Easy
Mark Thomas – 100 Acts Of Minor Dissent
Recommended for ages 16+
Recommended for ages 16+
Tickets £18 (Conc £16)
Tickets £15.50 (Conc £10.50)
Thu 12 December 7.30pm Dave Spikey examines life situations when words don’t come easily, including parents explaining the facts of life and adolescent chat-up lines.
Lee Hurst – Things That Make You Go Aaarggh!!! Sat 22 March 7.30pm Lee Hurst is travelling through Britain to find out what really winds you up and pushes your buttons. Recommended for ages 16+
Tickets £16.50 (Conc £14.50)
Tue 11 March 7.30pm Mark Thomas sets himself the task of committing 100 Acts of Minor Dissent in the space of a year with subversive, inspiring and mainly legal results.
Make A Night Of It! Coming to AbbaMania or Magic A Kind Of Queen? Start your night in style; enjoy a pre-show bottle of house wine for £12.
Dave Spikey, Foggy & Whit, Mark Thomas or Lee Hurst? Pre-order your pint of San Miguel and peanuts or crisps for just £3.75.
We can tailor-make packages to suit groups, including various food and drink options. To find out more call 01536 470 472 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Your Visit How To Book By telephone: 01536 470 470, 10am-6pm Mon-Sat, and from one hour before performances on Sun and Bank Holidays. In person: 9.30am-1.30pm Tue & Wed. 9.30am-6pm Thu-Sat, or until 15 minutes after evening performances commence on show and film days, and from one hour before performances on Sun, Mon and Bank Holidays.
Key Schools pricing available Workshops available Show takes place in The Lab Christmas packages available
The Corby Cube,George Street, Corby, NN17 1QG The Core is situated within easy reach of the train station, all the main bus routes and road links and a stone’s throw from Willow Place Shopping Centre. The entrance is located on George Street. Parking is available right next door to Corby Cube and Corby East Midlands International Swimming Pool.
Car Parking Changes
Please note that Corby Borough Council have introduced an evening parking charge of 20p which applies from 6pm – midnight, Monday – Saturday inclusive. Sunday parking remains free all day/evening.
We Would Like To Thank Core Funders
Business Club Members
Other Funders The Margaret Giffen Charitable Trust
Transaction Fee A transaction fee of £1 has been introduced for telephone and website bookings. Please note this fee does not apply when booking in person, or for groups and is applicable per-booking and not per‑ticket. The fee has been introduced to support the running costs of The Core at Corby Cube. As ticket revenue is divided between many different parties, an increase in ticket prices may not necessarily benefit The Core. By adding a small transaction charge, we ensure every penny of this goes to your local venue and the projects it runs with local communities and young people.
The Corby Cube, George Street, Corby, NN17 1QG
Ticket Line: 01536 470 470 www.thecorecorby.com
The Core is a trading name of Corby Cube Theatre Trust Limited. Company Registration Number: 7210297 Charity Number: 1139035