Roundabout

Roundabout

The Roundabout Pop Up Theatre is coming back to Burton!

Following the success of The Roundabout Theatre last year, the state of the art, pop up theatre with LED lighting and surround sound will return to Burton’s Washlands from the 8th-11th of September with a packed programme of live theatre, music and comedy, as well as family activities, workshops and a range of food and drink stalls.

The full programme includes,

Thursday 8th September

Community and Networking Events 

7 pm - Microbeats: Burton & Derby Cypher 2

An evening of local up-and-coming young artists curated by music organisation.

Baby People and developed through the Microbeats project.

For further info. contact office@babypeople.co.uk or to book call Box Office on 01283 508100

 

Friday 9th September

10am - Paines Plough - Ultimate Pickle (Schools Performance)

A show for all the family and any friendly wolves! Everything is awesome in Dill’s life. But when a ball of fluff falls from a book, everything changes forever. Could that be a…  wolf!? Join Dill on an adventure through the unexpected surprises in life.

1pm - Paines Plough - Ultimate Pickle (Schools Performance)

A show for all the family and any friendly wolves! Everything is awesome in Dill’s life. But when a ball of fluff falls from a book, everything changes forever. Could that be a…  wolf!? Join Dill on an adventure through the unexpected surprises in life.

4pm - Paines Plough – A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain - BOOK TICKETS

Elif has come from a far-away land. She is searching for sanctuary. But this is what we call a hostile environment. From award-winning playwright Sami Ibrahim comes a poetic fable of an impenetrable immigration system that mirrors our own.

6pm - Nouveau Riche - CASTE-ING - BOOK TICKETS (14+)

Produced by Nouveau Riche and written by Nicole Acquah, CASTE-ING explores the experiences of three black actresses using beatboxing, rap, song and spoken word.

CASTE-ING is an entertaining and rhythmic showcase of the realities, structures and pressures of the acting industry, and how black women navigate these situations. Watch them as they attempt to maintain their sense of self, their faith, friendships and of course, careers.

8pm - Just The Tonic Comedy Club - BOOK TICKETS (14+)

Enjoy an evening in the round with Just The Tonic, one of the UK's leading comedy clubs. This mixed bill comedy club show will feature some of the very best names in UK comedy, so be sure to book quick. The line up for this show will be announced soon!

 

Saturday 10th September

10am - Paines Plough - Ultimate Pickle - BOOK TICKETS

A show for all the family and any friendly wolves! Everything is awesome in Dill’s life. But when a ball of fluff falls from a book, everything changes forever. Could that be a…  wolf!? Join Dill on an adventure through the unexpected surprises in life.

12pm - Comedy Club 4 Kids - BOOK TICKETS

Like the name says it’s a Comedy Club 4 Kids! Cracking entertainment for everyone over six years old and under 400 years old (no vampires). Featuring the best comedians from the UK and world circuit doing what they do best… but without the rude bits!

1.30pm - Paines Plough – Half Empty Glasses - BOOK TICKETS

When Toye notices the lack of Black British history in his school’s curriculum, he starts offering his own lessons. But he discovers that not everyone wants Black history to be celebrated. An empowering new play by Channel 4 bursary winner Dipo Baruwa-Etti about the pressures of being young, gifted and ready to change the world.

4pm - Dommy B Poet - Dragons Tale - BOOK TICKETS

Rick loves poetry. He thinks it's exciting, funny and imaginative. But all across the land poets are being silenced - by a dragon! How can Rick avoid being eaten and help save the village from this fiery fiend? Dommy B's adventure for children is a high energy, poetry theatre show, and includes lyrics, laughs and the chance (for those who would like to) to do lots of joining in!

5.30pm - Paines Plough – A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain - BOOK TICKETS

Elif has come from a far-away land. She is searching for sanctuary. But this is what we call a hostile environment. From award-winning playwright Sami Ibrahim comes a poetic fable of an impenetrable immigration system that mirrors our own.

8pm - Jess & Richard Arrowsmith: In Association with Burton Folk Club - BOOK TICKETS

Jess and Richard Arrowsmith are singers and musicians (fiddle & melodeon) and well established in the traditional English music scene. They bring you powerful vocals, subtle accompaniments, lively tunes and a broad range of material that will have you laughing, weeping, tapping your feet and joining in the choruses. Jess’s self-penned songs have been performed and recorded by a range of other artists and are entering the tradition in their own right. Jess & Richard’s latest project in conjunction with James Fagan & Nancy Kerr as the Melrose Quartet earned them a nomination for “Best Group” at the 2014 BBC Folk Awards. Other projects past & present include Hekety, Glorystrokes, Crucible and Pecsaetan.

 

Sunday 11th September

10.30am - David Gibbs: Family Jukebox - BOOK TICKETS

Give your family a musical experience to remember with David Gibb’s Family Jukebox. Join David and his magical music Jukebox as he takes you on a trip through his hilarious and often surreal imagination, where wolves roam the school corridors, dragons live under the bed and teddy bears dance the night away at the disco. Guaranteed to appeal equally to parents and children alike.

12.30pm - Paines Plough – Ultimate Pickle - BOOK TICKETS

A show for all the family and any friendly wolves! Everything is awesome in Dill’s life. But when a ball of fluff falls from a book, everything changes forever. Could that be a…  wolf!? Join Dill on an adventure through the unexpected surprises in life.

4.30pm - We Are What We OvercomeBOOK TICKETS

Combining upbeat original acoustic music with thought provoking comedy and stories, We Are What We Overcome is one man’s journey to good mental health via a very bad idea. Matt delivers personal, difficult, and eclectic stories interjected with original songs performed with vocals and guitar. The show moves fluidly thorough a mix of heartfelt stories, self-deprecating humour and original songs.

6.30pm - Paines Plough – Half Empty Glasses - BOOK TICKETS

When Toye notices the lack of Black British history in his school’s curriculum, he starts offering his own lessons. But he discovers that not everyone wants Black history to be celebrated. An empowering new play by Channel 4 bursary winner Dipo Baruwa-Etti about the pressures of being young, gifted and ready to change the world.

 

Interested in having a stall for the event? fill out this form Event stall booking (cmadvantage.co.uk)

 

Date(s): 
Thursday, September 8, 2022 to Sunday, September 11, 2022
Time: 
Various
Price: 
£5-£10