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The Fitzwilliam String Quartet at Isle of Whithorn Church

Monday 29 July 2019 - 7.30pm
In their 50th anniversary year, the quartet play music by Schubert, Shostakovich and Haydn
Tickets : £14.00 (Friends' Early Bird: £13.00 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Two concert offer! Buy with the Tuesday concert for £25 (Early Bird - £22) - a saving of £3.
Presented and sponsored by the Swallow Theatre Association.
Proceeds will be donated to The Agar Trust and Jessie's Fund - supporting young people through music.

Two Concert Offer - The Fitzwilliam String Quartet

Monday 29 July 2019 - 7.30pm (Isle of Whithorn Church) AND Tuesday 30 July 2019 - 7.30pm (Glasserton Church)
The celebrated quartet play music by Schubert, Shostakovich, Haydn and Mozart in two lovely local churches.
Tickets : £25.00 (Friends' Early Bird - £23)
Presented and sponsored by The Swallow Theatre Association.
Proceeds will be donated to The Agar Trust and Jessie's Fund - supporting young people through music.

The Fitzwilliam String Quartet - Illustrated Talk on Schubert Quartet in G major D.887

Tuesday 30 July 2019 - 10.30am
A fascinating opportunity to learn about one of the pieces in tonight's concert
Tickets : £5.00 - tea/coffee included
Approximately 90 minutes.
Presented and sponsored by the Swallow Theatre Association

The Fitzwilliam String Quartet at Glasserton Church

Tuesday 30 July 2019 - 7.30pm
In their 50th anniversary year, the quartet play music by Mozart and Schubert
Tickets : £14.00 (Friends' Early Bird: £13.00 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Two concert offer! Buy with the Tuesday concert for £25 (Early Bird - £22) - a saving of £3.
Presented and sponsored by the Swallow Theatre Association.
Proceeds will be donated to The Agar Trust and Jessie's Fund - supporting young people through music.

The Play's The Thing

Thursday 8 August 2019 - 7.30pm & Friday 9 August - 2pm
The Globe Players
A delightful and engaging show of selected scenes from Shakespeare's most popular works.
Tickets : £12 adult (Friends' Early Bird: £11 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Children (age 4-16) : £6, children (age under 4) : £2*
Suitable for all the family.
Approximately 2 hours including an interval.
This event takes place outdoors, or if very bad weather inside the theatre (*£2 ticketholders will need to sit on a parent's lap)
 

Robert Ross: A Funny Way to Make a Living

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Thursday 29 August 2019 - 7.30pm

Robert Ross in conversation with Rebecca Vaughan
The comedy historian shares memories of working with famous British comedy stars
Tickets : £8.00
A benefit event in aid of The Swallow Theatre Roof Appeal.

Are There More of You?

Monday 9 September 2019 - 7.30pm and Tuesday 10 September 2019 - 2.00pm
Written and performed by Alison Skilbeck
 (Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London, The Power Behind the Crone)
Directed by Jeremy Stockwell.
A one-woman comedy drama telling the linked tales of four women with only a postcode in common.
Tickets : £12.50 (Friends' Early Bird: £11.50 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Recommended for age 12+ (some strong language)
70 minutes with no interval.

The Budapest Cafe Orchestra

Sunday 15 September 2019 - 3.00pm and 7.30pm
Gypsy and folk-flavoured music from the ever-popular four-piece acoustic band.
Another chance to see this feel-good show.
Extra afternoon performance now added in!
Tickets : £16.00 

Lily - sorry this event is postponed

Saturday 28 September and Sunday 29 September 2019 - 7.30pm
SORRY - due to events outside our control this event is postponed

A fast-paced new play inspired by Edith Wharton's House of Mirth.

A Substitute for Life

Monday 30 September 2019 and Tuesday 1 October 2019 - 7.30pm
Written by Simon Brett, starring Tim Hardy, directed by Alison Skilbeck
A rivetting dark Victorian thriller
Tickets : £12.50
Recommended for age 14+ (contains adult themes)
Approximately 50 minutes.
Presented by The Swallow Theatre as part of the Wigtown Book Festival.
 

Author, Composer, Soldier-of-a-sort

Wednesday 2 October 2019 and Thursday 3 October 2019 - 7.30pm
Written and performed by Jan Carey
Directed by Michael McCaffery
A celebration of the friendship between the First World War poet and composer Ivor Gurney and Marion Scott, musician, writer and pioneering woman critic.
Tickets : £12.50 
Recommended for age 12+ (contains description of war)
Approximately 60 minutes
Presented by The Swallow Theatre as part of the Wigtown Book Festival.

The Turn of the Screw

Friday 4 October and Saturday 5 October 2019 - 7.30pm
Box Tale Soup (The Picture of Dorian Gray, Northanger Abbey)
Henry James’ disturbing story of horror and corruption featuring puppetry and a haunting original soundtrack. Edinburgh Fringe 2018 sell-out show.
Tickets : £13.50
Recommended age 12+
Approximately 60 minutes.
Presented by The Swallow Theatre as part of Wigtown Book Festival.
 

A Child's Christmas in Wales and Other Dylan Thomas

Monday 9 December 2019 and Tuesday 10 December 2019 - 7.30pm
Performed by Guy Masterson (Under Milk Wood, A Christmas Carol)
A magical Christmas show conjuring the romantic lyricism and genius wordplay of one the world's greatest writers.
Tickets : £14.50 (Friends' Early Bird: £13.50 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)
75 minutes with no interval.
Mulled wine, mulled soft fruit punch, hot chocolate and mince pies available!
 

A Christmas Carol

Tuesday 10 December 2018 - 2.00pm
Performed by Guy Masterson. From the text by Charles Dickens.
Adapted & Directed by Nick Hennegan​. Original Music by Robb Williams.

Dickens' mystical Christmas fable brought to life - a perfect Christmas treat!
Following last year's sell-out performances, a chance to see this great show at a matinee.
Tickets : £14.50 (Friends' Early Bird: £13.50 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Suitable for the whole family except for very young children (recommended age 7+).
85 minutes plus an interval.
Mulled wine, mulled soft fruit punch, hot chocolate and mince pies available!