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Chris Difford- In a Nutshell: 13 August


The bloke from Squeeze!!Chris Difford

In Bakewell with his latest show Chris is joined by Melvyn Duffy.

A show that includes conversation, songs from the back pocket, and a Q&A with the audience on all subjects, from songwriting to space travel. From 1973 to the present day a relaxing look back at what happened along the way. Read more here…

Tickets £15 online or 01629 810152 or drop in to the box office on Bath Street.

Book now

Strike Academy Summer School: Matilda the Musical 18-21 August

Matilda the MusicalMatilda the Musical Workshop

Join Felicity Cutting’s expert workshop, with appearance of Lucy-Mae Beacock, the original West End ‘Matilda’. A four-day performing arts course for musical theatre lovers aged 4-14. 10am-3.30pm, drop-off from 9.30am.

Performance on 21 August for friends and family.

Fee: £60.

Assembly Room Theatre.

Call 07841 755 312. strikeacademy@hotmail.com


Craftwise Craft Fair and Dales Craft Fair: 27-29 August

Craftwise and Dales Craft Fairs

All our fairs offer free admission and offer a great range of handmade, handcrafted gifts and foodstuffs. Open most weekends and every second Monday. For further details, please call Shelagh on 07756 071838 or email dalesfairs@yahoo.co.uk .

27-29 August;10-12 Sept; 24-25 Sept;1-3 October; 8-10 October; 29-30 October. 12-14 November; 26-28 November; 10-12 December (all dates are inclusive)

Sheffield Printmakers Exhibition

Original Prints

Bakewell River by Maude Tricker. Linocut.

Bakewell River by Maude Tricker. Linocut. £135

The Court Room Gallery houses an ever-changing exhibition of original prints by the Sheffield Printmakers, and features the work of several local artists. Working with a diverse range of techniques- from collagraph,dry point, lithograph, monoprint, linocut and digital, the exhibition presents a diverse introduction to the print-makers’ art at its finest. Works are available for sale- please contact the office. We also sell a range of quality greetings cards by our featured artists. The exhibition is free.

John OtDAY: 3 September

Otway: The MovieJohn Otway: The Movie

Screening and Q&A with rock’s greatest failure.

3 September, Court Room Gallery, 4pm. Tickets £5

Followed by John  Otway: Live!

3 September, Assembly Room Theatre, 8pm. Tickets £10

OtDAY combined tickets for movie and gig, £12

On sale NOW!

Book now

Strike Academy Theatre Arts Enrolment & Scholarship Audition 4 September

Strike Academy enrolmentNew Theatre Arts Classes Enrolment Day

New classes coming to Bakewell from September. Enrol with Strike Academy 4 September. Scholarship auditions are also held on 4 September.

Classes for all ages and abilities. RAD Classical Ballet, NATD Tap, Modern Stage & Street Dance, Drama, Musical Theatre, LAMDA Exam Tuition.

Principal: Felicity Cutting RAD RTS, ANATD, P. Cert LAM, STSD

07841 755312



Motown Night at BTH 23 September & 25 November

Motown NightMotown Night at BTH

Dance the night away with national DJs playing 60s and 70s club soul.

23 September & 25 November

Assembly Room Theatre 8pm-Midnight

£6. Licenced bar.

Book now

Strike Academy Ballet Masterclass 30 October

Strike Academy Ballet Masterclass Strike Academy Ballet Workshop

with Shannon-Lily & Peter Parker

Stars of Britain’s Got Talent join Felicity Cutting for a very special ballet masterclass, 30 October, Assembly Room Theatre.

1.00pm-2.30pm Dancers 5-11 years

2.30-4.00pm Dancers 12 years +

£22 per dancer.

07841 755312 to book.

John Hegley: New & Selected Potatoes: 12 November

John Hegley- LIVE!John Hegley


The UK’s favourite performance poet, comedian and musician hits the road, mandolin in hand, with a performance of pieces new and older, sung, spoken and awoken with dance: meditations upon family, celery and happier Daleks.  Light and lyrical.  Deep and daft.  Come and sing.

 ‘Scandalously talented’ Sunday Times

 ‘Awesomely mundane’  Independent

12 November 8pm (Doors 7.15pm)

Tickets £15 
Book now

BHT Pantomime 30 November

Dream Team Theatre Comany Presents…CinderellaCinderella

30 November, Assembly Room Theatre


Tickets on sale soon.

Paranormal Friends Investigation 3 December

Paranormal Friends InvestigationParanormal Friends

Join Paranormal Friends for an ethical, respectful investigation into the paranormal world of Bakewell Town Hall.


Tickets £25, strictly limited numbers

Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.

07802 167 521


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