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2011

 

24th Sep 2011

Mahler Symphony No. 2 ‘Resurrection’

BBC Phil and London Symphony Chorus

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

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5/6th October 2011

48 hour visit to Stratford-upon-Avon for

MACBETH

(with Jonathan Slinger)

 

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29th October 2011

KEEP SMILING THROUGH

in Keswick

a heart-warming new play about life in the Lake District in the war time.

 

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26th November 2011

THE NUTCRACKER

Northern Ballet at the Opera House - Manchester

 

2012

 

14th January 2012

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

Alan Bennett’s version at The Lowry Theatre, Salford.

 

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1st March 2012

OLIVER

the musical in a new production by Cameron Macintosh

at The Palace Theatre, Manchester

 

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14th April 2012

WONDERFUL TOWN

the famous Bernstein musical in a new production featuring the Halle Orchestra

and the production team from the Royal Exchange.

at the Lowry Theatre, Salford - starring Connie Fisher.

 

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24th May 2012

CAROUSEL

The Lowry Theatre, Salford

 

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13th June 2012

LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN

by Oscar Wilde

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

 

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22nd September 2012

SWAN LAKE

Birmingham Royal Ballet

 The Lowry Theatre Salford

 

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17th November 2012

SLEEPING BEAUTY

(Matthew Bourne’s production)

The Lowry Theatre Salford

 

 

2013

 

10th January

12th January

ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS

Hilarious Comedy

Lowry Theatre Salford

 

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Wednesday13 March 2013 (Matinee)

Palace Theatre, Manchester

LION  KING

 

 

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Unfortunately 'STITCHED UP' had to be postponed.

The following was a substitute - same date and time.

 

Wednesday 1 May 2013 (matinee)

Octagon Theatre, Bolton

CAN'T PAY? WON'T PAY!

This play was first produced in 1974 and is by the well-known comic playwright Dario Fo, who also won a Nobel Prize for literature. It is describes as a ‘knockabout comedy’.

 

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 Visit to Barnard Castle and the Bowes Museum

22 May 2013  - Wednesday Full Day

 

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Thursday 13 June 2013 (matinee)

Opera House, Manchester

PIRATES OF PENZANCE

G&S - (Scottish Opera)

 

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Saturday 10 August 2013 (matinee)

Lowry Theatre Salford

EVITA

 

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Wednesday 9 October 2013 (Full Day)

An Inspector Calls

Keswick Theatre by the Lake

 

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Thursday 17 October 2013  (Matinee)

PEOPLE

Lowry Theatre Salford

Alan Bennett’s latest play

National Theatre on Tour

 

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STRATFORD-UPON-AVON – 15/16 NOVEMBER 2013

We departed on Friday morning 15 November and returned

late afternoon on Saturday 16 November.

We stayed in a good quality hotel.

The whole party booked in (30 seats) to see an evening performance of

RICHARD 11

starring David Tennant, produced by Preston’s own Greg Doran

(now Director of the RSC).

 

We also had some tickets for the Saturday afternoon matinee of

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA

 

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Saturday 23 November 2013

VERDI REQUIEM

Victoria Hall Bolton

Preston Cecilian Choir

Prestbury Choral Society

Lancashire Sinfonietta

Lancaster Singers

Price £24

 

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Saturday 30 November 2013 (matinee)

WAR HORSE

Lowry Theatre Salford

 

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2014

 

Wednesday 8th January 2014 (Matinee)

THAT DAY WE SANG

by Victoria Wood

 Royal Exchange Manchester

 

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Saturday 11January 2014 (matinee)

WAR HORSE

Lowry Theatre Salford

 

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Wednesday 2nd April

This May Hurt a Bit

by Stella Feehily

Bolton Octagon

 

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Saturday 31st May

Brassed Off

adapted by Paul Allen

Based on the screenplay by Mark Herman

Bolton Octagon

 

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Saturday 28th June (Matinee)

HAPPY DAYS

Lowry Theatre Salford

 

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Saturday 16th August (Matinee)

WAR HORSE

Lowry Theatre Salford

 

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Friday 29th  August (Evening) HENRY IV Pt 1

Saturday 30th  August (Matinee) HENRY IV Pt 2

 

Stratford RSC

 

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Wednesday 10th September

8.00pm

Simon Callow in

THE MAN JESUS

Lowry Theatre, Salford

 

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Wednesday 24th September

Full Day

A comedy of errors

Theatre by the Lake - Keswick

 

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Wednesday 15th October

Matinee

Maxine Peake as

HAMLET

Royal Exchange Manchester

 

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Wednesday 5th November

Full Day

Rookery Nook

Theatre by the Lake - Keswick

 

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Saturday 29th November

Matinee

REGENERATION

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

 

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2015

 

Saturday 10th January

Matinee

The curious incident of the dog in the night-time

Lowry Theatre Salford

The National Theatre on tour

 

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Saturday 28th February

Matinee

Hindle Wakes

Bolton Octagon

 

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Saturday 21st March

Matinee

Oklahoma!

Lowry Theatre, Salford

 

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Saturday 11th April

Matinee

Private Lives

Bolton Octagon

 

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Wednesday 15th April

Matinee

ANNA KARENINA

Royal Exchange Manchester

 

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Wednesday 20th May

Matinee

BARNUM

Full Day Visit

Liverpool Empire

 

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Saturday 13th June

WICKED

Lowry Theatre Salford

National Tour

 

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Saturday 18th July

CATS

Opera House, Blackpool

West End revival

 

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Fri & Sat 14 / 15 August

STRATFORD UPON AVON

MERCHANT OF VENICE (Fri)

OTHELLO or VOLPONE (Sat)

 

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Wednesday 2nd September

matinee

Noel Coward's comedy

Fallen Angels

The Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

full-day visit

 

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Sat 26th Sept

matinee

SWAN LAKE

Lowry Theatre –  Salford

Birmingham Royal Ballet

 

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Wednesday 7th October

matinee

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST

by Oscar Wilde

Lowry Theatre Salford

 

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Wednesday October 14

matinee

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

(adapted from the famous Frank Kapra film)

Blackpool Grand Theatre

 

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Wednesday 4th November

matinee

The 39 Steps

The Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

 full-day visit

 

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Wednesday 16th December

The Sound of Music

Lowry Theatre, Salford

 

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Saturday 9 January

Matinee

BFG

Christmas production

The Octagon, Bolton

 

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2016

 

Wednesday 13th January

Matinee

The Girls

Written by Gary Barlow

Starring Joanne Riding

Lowry Theatre, Salford.

 

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Saturday 27th February

Matinee

The Pitman Painters

Oldham Coliseum

 

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Saturday 5th March

Matinee

Romeo and Juliet

Birmingham Royal Ballet

Music by Prokofiev

Lowry Theatre, Salford.

 

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Thursday 17 March

Guys and Dolls

The Liverpool Empire

 

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Wednesday 13 April

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Lowry Theatre, Salford

This was a matinee performance starring Pixie Lott.

 

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Saturday 11 June

Singin' in the Rain

Octagon Theatre, Bolton

 

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 Friday and Saturday 24 and 25 June

OUR RESIDENTIAL TRIP TO THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

AT STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Doctor Faustus and Midsummer Nights Dream.

The cost was between £165 and £235 per person, all inclusive, depending how many plays you took in and whether you needed a single room.

 

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Wednesday 13th July

CATS

Liverpool Empire Theatre

 

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 Saturday 20 August

Dirty Dancing

Blackpool Opera House.

 

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Wednesday 31 August

DIAL M FOR MURDER

Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

 

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Saturday 10 September

Brassed Off

Oldham Coliseum

SORRY - CANCELLED

 

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Saturday 17 September

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET – SHAKESPEARE TRIPLE BILL

Lowry Theatre, Salford

CANCELLED

 

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Wednesday 28 September

THE RIVALS

Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

 

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Wednesday 12 October

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Lowry Theatre, Salford

 

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Wednesday 2 November

Wind in the Willows

Lowry Theatre, Salford

 

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Wednesday 23rd November

'the Peony Pavillion'

National Ballet of China

Lowry Theatre, Salford

Matinee

 

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Thursday 1 December

THE Red Shoes

(Ballet)

Lowry Theatre, Salford

 

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Friday 9 December

'Carols and Capers'

Maddy Prior and the Carnival Band

The Atkinson Theatre Southport

 

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Wednesday 14 December

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Lowry Theatre, Salford

  

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2017

 

Tuesday 10 January

Sweet Charity

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

 

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Saturday 21 January

Billy Elliot

Manchester Palace Theatre

Matinee

 

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Saturday 4th March
Cinderella

Birmingham Royal Ballet

Lowry, Salford Quays

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Wednesday 5th April
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Bolton Octagon Theatre

 

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