What’s On at The Boo


Here are a few of our favourite events for this season or to see our full Autumn 2018 programme click HERE 

You can also view our programme by month by using the drop down menu and selecting the month.

SEPTEMBER  – Saturday 29th 7:30pm : £10 | £8* (door £12 | £10*)


“One of the most thrilling performances I have seen this year; a reminder of how vital and adventurous music can be” – The Guardian

His music is an almost unclassifiable mixture of spoken word, performance poetry, folk and jazz merged with experimental pop, tinged with eastern influences.

He is supported by Hannah Miller from the Moulettes.

He has been described as “Totally unique… Very, very brilliant indeed” – Max Reinhardt, BBC Late Junction

Doors open at 7:30pm the acts will go on promptly at 8pm.




OCTOBER  – Thursday 27th 7:30pm Advance £10 | £8* (£12 | £10* Door)

COMEDY NIGHT – Troy Hawke, Carl Hutchinson, Nick Cranston + MC Ria Lina

This autumn’s Comedy Night sees Carl Hutchinson – one of the UK’s
most in-demand comics and crowned the Magners Pub Comedian of the
year on the bill following his 2017 sell out tour. He has also appeared on
Comedy Central’s Stand Up Central and The Chris Ramesy Show. Troy
Hawke is an erudite homeschooled 1930’s throwback… Nick Cranston has performed at The Edinburgh Fringe five years running and whether a quick one liner or amusing musings, Nick has the tales, wit and jokes to entertain any crowd. Plus compere Ria

Ages 18+

Doors open at 7:30pm the acts start promptly at  8pm




NOVEMBER – Sunday 11th 11am & 3pm. Free craft from 10am -11am &  2pm – 3pm. £8 |£6* (Door £10 | £8*)

SUFFRAJISTU – Horse + Bamboo

Follow the story of Annie, a young Lancashire lass and how she learnt that being small doesn’t mean you can’t change the world! Inspired by the real  lives and stories of the Suffragettes, Suffrajitsu tells the story of how the Suffragettes used JuJitsu in their fight to win the vote. Combining original music, puppetry and some graphic novel style ‘Ka-Pows’!

For ages 6+

Free craft: 10am – 11am & 2pm – 3pm






NOVEMBER – Saturday 17th 3pm Free craft from 2pm £8 |£6* (Door £10 | £8* )

LUNA – Theatre Hullabaloo

Luna is bored up in the sky with no-one to play with. Although she is surrounded by stars, they never quite understand her – it’s very lonely being the only moon. With original live music this captivating play about friendship and bravery is a wonderful introduction to theatre for young children.

For ages 2 – 5 years

Duration 45 minutes

Free craft from 2pm






DECEMBER – Saturday 15th + Sunday 16th 11am + 3pm  £8 |£6* (Door £10 | £8* )

SNOWGLOBE – Horse + Bamboo Theatre

Everybody remembers the magic of a snow globe. A whole world in your
hands… and the beautiful glittering snow that falls so softly and makes
everything sparkle. From the makers of Pom and Follow that Fish comes
Snow Globe. An interactive storytelling show that will take you around
the world in search of snow to bring home in time for Christmas. With
puppetry and live music

For ages 3– 7 years

Free craft at 10am + 2pm



Free Craft Activities:

We open an hour before family shows for craft activities and Discover Award. Shows are marked with this icon.


Under 2’s go free



Deaf-friendly performance



Signed performance