Current Programme - Other

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October Friday 13th at 7.30pm

Stand-Up at The Headgate

Zahra Barri and Charmian Hughes

Zahra's a bit like the country of Turkey, in that she's a mix of Eastern and Western culture, and also she is a bird. "Terrific" (Venue Magazine). In 'Soixante Mirth' Charmian Hughes explores what it would be like to meet your younger self. 'Playful, poignant, painful, sweet, achingly familiar' ( This event is part of the Colchester Comedy Festival

Tickets £6

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October Tuesday 24th - Friday 27th from 9:30am to 4:30pm

Beauty and the Beast

Headgate Workshops run by Polka Dot Pantomime

Workshop for 8 to 16 year olds: Packed with fun and new skills to learn, this workshop will use extracts from the popular musical 'Beauty and the Beast' and finish with a free performance for an invited audience on the last day. Places are limited and will be allocated as money is received. To reserve a place please call the box office on 01206 366000.

Tickets: £85

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November Friday 3rd at 7:30pm & Sat 4th Nov at 3pm

The Writing's on the Wall

The Untapped Writers

For many years The Untapped Writers have staged sell out performances at The Headgate and, as always, the emphasis is on entertainment. A collection of poetry, stories and sketches accompanied by music from celebrated guitarist Tim Pells will cover an eclectic range of subjects from the topical to the whimsical.

Tickets: £10, £8 (conc)

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December Wednesday 6th - Saturday 9th at 7pm + Sat 9th and Sun 10th Dec at 2pm

Puss in Boots  by  Gary Sullivan

Headgate Theatre Productions

When the Miller dies, Ruffalino, his youngest son inherits only a cat, a mat and a flap. However, when FlibbertyWitch makes a mistake in her spells, the cat suddenly can talk. Together they hatch a plan to rid the town of the plague of rats, and win the hand of Princess Elsa. A fun, traditional pantomime for all the family. For group bookings please call the box office on 01206 366000.

Tickets: £12, £9 (under 16s)