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Spot On Rural Touring Network

Type:Theatre

61 A Manor Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6LX

Tel: 01254 660 360

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Our events pop up everywhere
Spot On is Lancashire’s rural touring network. Every year we work with local communities who live in rural Lancashire. From as far and wide as Slaidburn to Thornton and Scarisbrick to Barnoldswick; we enable people to enjoy high quality professional arts events on their doorstep.

We pop up in over 40 little spaces, and community venues all over the countryside and, for one night only, turn each venue into a little theatre. Spot On events are exactly the same as seeing a professional children’s show, theatre production, or live music event in a city or town, except you are enjoying the show in a space run by our wonderful volunteers who are passionate about what they do. With affordable car parking nearby, and nearly always the chance for a meal before, or a pint afterwards; we offer a great night out on a doorstep near you. Some of our venues even include food in the ticket price, or encourage you to bring your own drinks.

This autumn, we have wonderful shows for children as part of the Big Imaginations Festival, international artists from Germany, The Czech Republic and Italy and an exciting indoor show for all the family by established street artists Artizani and Avanti Display.

If you are a regular fan of Spot On events, bring a friend along and introduce them to one of our shows. If you’ve never been before- be brave! They won’t hurt and you may find a hidden treasure to make your visit more memorable. If you have time, you could combine a show with a walk locally and get to know a new corner of the county.

All our events and venues are different so we suggest you visit our website www.spotonlancashire.co.uk to find out more about a show nearby and more practical details, such as ticket prices, directions and facilities.

For a brochure through your door, just call us or email us, or you can easily subscribe to our e-bulletin via our website.

You can also find us on facebook or follow us on twitter

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

Events

Thursday, 15th November 2018 - Thursday, 15th November 2018

1,000 Places by Aidan Jolly, Gigi Serafina and Jaydev Mistry'1,000 Places' looks at how the local becomes the universal. It's performed as a trio, with Aidan singing and performing on guitar, melodeon and other instruments, supported by long-term collaborators Gigi Serafina (vocals, piano, accordion, flute, violin) and Jaydev Mistry (percussion and...
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Thursday, 15th November 2018 - Thursday, 15th November 2018

Osun Story by Pyn Stockman & Kate Luxmoore GroupAcclaimed storyteller Pyn Stockman creates a whole world in words and sounds, whilst master percussionist and Grammy award winner Lekan Babalola, multi-instrumentalist Kate Luxmoore and artist Adebayo Bolaji come together to recreate the ancient tales of Osun and other traditional stories with a...
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Friday, 16th November 2018 - Friday, 16th November 2018

1,000 Places by Aidan Jolly, Gigi Serafina and Jaydev Mistry'1,000 Places' looks at how the local becomes the universal. It's performed as a trio, with Aidan singing and performing on guitar, melodeon and other instruments, supported by long-term collaborators Gigi Serafina (vocals, piano, accordion, flute, violin) and Jaydev Mistry (percussion and...
more info

Friday, 16th November 2018 - Friday, 16th November 2018

Osun Story by Pyn Stockman & Kate Luxmoore GroupAcclaimed storyteller Pyn Stockman creates a whole world in words and sounds, whilst master percussionist and Grammy award winner Lekan Babalola, multi-instrumentalist Kate Luxmoore and artist Adebayo Bolaji come together to recreate the ancient tales of Osun and other traditional stories with a...
more info

Friday, 23rd November 2018 - Friday, 23rd November 2018

Standing In Line by Lester Simpson, Nigel Corbett & Mike BettisonStanding In Line is the story of the Great War, but specifically about Albert Scrimshaw, Lester Simpson's great uncle, who died at Passchendaele. Originally commissioned by 'Peace Concerts Passchendaele' it was premiered in Passchendaele Church, Belgium.
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Saturday, 24th November 2018 - Saturday, 24th November 2018

Standing In Line by Lester Simpson, Nigel Corbett & Mike BettisonStanding In Line is the story of the Great War, but specifically about Albert Scrimshaw, Lester Simpson's great uncle, who died at Passchendaele. Originally commissioned by 'Peace Concerts Passchendaele' it was premiered in Passchendaele Church, Belgium.
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Sunday, 25th November 2018 - Sunday, 25th November 2018

Standing In Line by Lester Simpson, Nigel Corbett & Mike BettisonStanding In Line is the story of the Great War, but specifically about Albert Scrimshaw, Lester Simpson's great uncle, who died at Passchendaele. Originally commissioned by 'Peace Concerts Passchendaele' it was premiered in Passchendaele Church, Belgium.
more info

Tuesday, 27th November 2018 - Tuesday, 27th November 2018

From Judy to Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood by Rebecca PerryRebecca Perry returns to Spot On for a night of marvellous melodies and scandalous headlines from the Golden Age of Hollywood!
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Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018

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