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Brilliance

Farnham Maltings Touring: Brilliance

1963, Winter. Everyone is gathering in the village hall. Daisy places her hand on the switch, presses it down, and life is never the same again. Long after its arrival in the city, the slow process of rural electrification is starting to illuminate every crevice and corner of village life. As the dark evenings hold us in, 240 volts of alternating current and the humble electric light bulb allows us to gather and sing long into the night. Brilliance is a 90-minute theatrical event, made especially for village halls, that celebrates progress and change in a bright new world.

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Lodsworth Village Hall Saturday 16th December 2017   19:30

Wind in the Willows

Box Tale Soup: Wind in the Willows

A beautiful new adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s much-loved classic by award-winning theatre company Box Tale Soup. From the peaceful pleasures of Ratty’s beloved riverbank, to the fearful frights and wicked weasels of the Wild Wood, join Mole and Ratty on their marvellous adventure along with gruff old Badger and wild Mr Toad. Featuring handmade puppets, props and costume and a charming original score, The Wind in the Willows is a beautiful tale brought to life by masters of the puppetry craft.

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Robertsbridge Village Hall Thursday 28th December 2017   17:00

Hunton Village Hall Friday 29th December 2017   18:20

Bilsington Village Hall Saturday 6th January 2018   18:30

Godmersham and Crundale Village Hall Saturday 13th January 2018   18:00

Think of England

Anonymous Is A Woman: Think of England

The war office has employed Bette and Vera to travel the country hosting tea dances to boost morale amongst local communities and RAF fighters. But how will the locals react when they discover the women’s real purpose: to send the young men off to fight having experienced all of life’s pleasures? Join the ladies in your local hall for an unforgettable dance, a rousing song, and a real-life, war time scandal that threatens to destroy the women’s lives, shame the community and tear apart one already splintered RCAF crew. Can you save the night?

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Bredhurst Village Hall Saturday 24th February 2018   19:30

The Ministry Of Biscuits

The Foundry Group: The Ministry Of Biscuits

London, 1948. The Ministry of Biscuits casts its sinister shadow over every tea-time and elevenses in the land. Established to “control biscuits, and to control the idea of biscuits,” it prohibits decadent sweet treats, such as the Gypsy Cream and the Bourbon. But when Cedric Hobson, a junior designer, falls in love and designs a biscuit to “shake confectionery to its very foundations,” his world – and the ministry – are turned upside down. Inspired by 40?s British Light Music, George Orwell’s 1984 and the Ealing Comedies this is a satirical musical fantasy, produced by renowned company the Foundry Group, with a section by international film-maker Ben Rivers, The Ministry of Biscuits promises clever original, hilarious, and infectiously tuneful entertainment for all ages.

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Appledore Village Hall Saturday 3rd March 2018   19:30

Crowhurst Village Hall Friday 27th April 2018   19:30

Lenham Community Centre Saturday 28th April 2018   19:45

All Saints Church, Allhallows Saturday 26th May 2018

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