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The ACE Centre

Type:Theatre

Pendle Street, Nelson, Lancs, BB9 7NH

Tel: 01282 661234

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The ACE Centre

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK THAT THE CENTRE WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. The ACE Centre in Nelson is an Arts, Culture and Enterprise venue which has many functions and hosts a whole range of activities. This bright, modern space offers a dynamic mix of community facilities, top-class catering and exciting arts, film, music and theatre programmes.

Facilities include a conferencing suite, meeting rooms, cinema, arts room, performance area, dance and drama studio, function suite, space to exhibit artwork and a bar and bistro with an outdoor courtyard.

The Courtyard Bistro comes complete with an elegant design along with friendly staff. Situated in the heart of Nelson, the Bistro serves not only a sumptuous menu, but a relaxed atmosphere to complete a truly unique dining experience.

Opening Times

ACE Centre (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:00
Saturday10:00 - 15:00

Events

Friday, 24th April 2020 - Friday, 24th April 2020

Death at Downturn Abbey - Murder Mystery DinnerAfter Dark Murder Mysteries Present: Death at Downturn Abbey Was it the villainous valet, the lethal lord, the horrible heir or the deceitful duchess? Someone has expired on the estate and the heir to the abbey is once again vacant, but with inheritance comes hostility. Can you fathom the mystery…
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Wednesday, 13th May 2020 - Saturday, 16th May 2020

The Right ThingThe Garrick presents 'The Right Thing' The Right Thing was written by award-winning Pendle playwright John Turley and first premiered at the Muni Theatre in 2011, where it was very warmly received by local audiences. Set in Nelson at the end of the Second World War, the men are returning home to…
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Monday, 18th May 2020 - Monday, 18th May 2020

Greta │Cream Tea CinemaFrances (Chloe Grace Moretz) finds a handbag on the New York subway and promptly returns it to its rightful owner - Greta (Isabelle Huppert), an eccentric French piano teacher who loves tea and classical music.
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Thursday, 21st May 2020 - Thursday, 21st May 2020

The Welkin - National Theatre LiveOne life in the hands of 12 women. Rural Suffolk in England, 1759. As the country waits for Halley's comet, a young woman is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder.
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Monday, 8th June 2020 - Monday, 8th June 2020

Phantom Thread │Cream Tea CinemaThis American period drama is set in the haute couture world of London in the 1950s. It stars Daniel Day-Lewis in his final role before his retirement from showbusiness, as a couturier who takes a young waitress, played by Vicky Krieps, as his muse. Why not enjoy a cream tea before the film?…
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Monday, 6th July 2020 - Monday, 6th July 2020

Cream Tea Cinema: The Children ActExpect some outstanding performances from the cast in this touching tale which focuses on a controversial and sensitive subject. Why not enjoy a cream tea before the film? Join us the Courtyard Bistro from 2pm (includes unlimited team & coffee)
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Monday, 6th July 2020 - Monday, 6th July 2020

The Children Act - Cream Tea CinemaAs the demands of her job as a High Court judge cause her marriage to Jack (Stanley Tucci) to reach tipping point, Fiona (Emma Thompson) must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a talented teen (Fionn Whitehead) who is suffering from leukaemia and refusing – along with…
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Monday, 10th August 2020 - Monday, 10th August 2020

Late Night │Cream Tea CinemaEmma Thompson plays Katherine Newbury, who is a legendary late-night talk show host, whose world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer played by Kaling. Why not enjoy a cream team before the film? Join us in the Courtyard Bistro from 2pm (includes unlimited tea and…
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Saturday, 19th September 2020 - Saturday, 19th September 2020

The BackbeatsThe Backbeats are a fabulous 60s and 70s party band with a large repertoire of classic hits, all played live and with a driving backbeat – guaranteed to get your feet tapping! With strong vocals and multipart harmonies, The Backbeats bring an updated sound to the golden hits of the past. This…
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Friday, 2nd October 2020 - Friday, 2nd October 2020

An Evening with Allan BeswickLegendary broadcaster Allan Beswick brings his sell-out one-man show to The Ace Centre. Witty, acerbic, charming, chatty and occasionally just downright rude he has earned plaudits, awards and even a few death threats in more than forty years of broadcasting.
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Sunday, 11th October 2020 - Sunday, 11th October 2020

Oldilocks and the Three BearsOldilocks finds a teddy bear in the park and remembers a delicious bowl of porridge she tasted years ago in the woods. Something else happened but she can't quite remember what… so she sets off for another adventure followed by a scruffy old pigeon. Will she find the bears house and what will…
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Monday, 26th October 2020 - Monday, 26th October 2020

Shark in The ParkTimothy Pope is looking through his telescope –but wait, is that a Shark, in the Park!? From the creative team behind 'The Hairy Maclary show' - see all 3 of Nick Sharratt's 'Shark in the Park' books live on Stage! Featuring all 3 of the 'Shark in the Park' Series – Shark in the Park, Shark in the…
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Awards

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

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Establishment Features

  • Conference Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Specialist Features

  • Aim to Attract Conferences & Business meetings

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