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Rouse, Ye Women!

Tuesday 19 March 2019 - 7.30pm
Townsend Theatre Productions
Written by Neil Gore and John Kirkpatrick

A new folk opera about Mary Macarthur and the 1910 women chainmakers' strike.
Tickets : SOLD OUT
Suitable for age 11+
Just under 2 hours including an interval.
 

The Whirlybird

Sunday 31 March - 2pm
Eco Drama
A charming, ecologically-driven ugly duckling tale, told through storytelling, music and puppetry.
Adult : £5 / Child : £3
Suitable for ages 3 to 7
Duration : 60 minutes.
Supported by Puppet Animation Festival and Dumfries & Galloway Arts Live

 

Orlando

Monday 8 April 2019 and Tuesday 9 April 2019 - 7.30pm
Dyad Productions
Performed by Rebecca Vaughan.  Written and directed by Elton Townend Jones

A life-affirming, comedic tale based on Virginia Woolf's novel.
Tickets : £15.00 (Friends' Early Bird: £14.00 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)
90 minutes with no interval.  Suitable for age 8+.
 

Brooks Williams

Tuesday 16 April 2019 - 7.30pm
Country blues and soulful Americana
Tickets : £13.50 (Friends' Early Bird: £12.50 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Age guidance: 12+
Approximately 2 hours.
 

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

Friday 26 April 2019 and Saturday 27 April 2019 - 7.30pm
Performed by Mark Farrelly.  Directed by Linda Marlowe.
“Ask yourself this. If there were no praise or blame – who would I be?”
Tickets : £13.50 (Friends' Early Bird: £12.50 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Recommended age 12+ (contains mild sexual references)
75 minutes straight through, then join us in the bar afterwards for an informal Q&A.
 

Weaver of Grass

Thursday 9 May 2019 - 7.30pm
Chrys Salt and Wendy Stewart
The extraordinary life and work of Angus MacPhee told in music and poetry.
Tickets : £10.00 (Friends' Early Bird: £9.00 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)

Katie & Pip

Saturday 18 May 2019 - 7.30pm and Sunday 19 May 2019 - 2.00pm
Tin Can People
A Type 1 diabetic teenager and her border collie trained to save her life.
Tickets : £10.00 (Friends' Early Bird: £9.00 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Suitable for age 8+
60 minutes followed by an informal optional Q&A.
We are sorry there are no ground floor seats at this event.
 

Stewart Hardy & Frank McLaughlin

Thursday 30 May 2019 - 7.30pm
Highly regarded fiddle player and guitarist/piper entertain with music rooted in the traditions of Scotland, the Borders and Northumberland.
Tickets : £12 (Under 26s - £6)
Approximately 2 hours.
Part of, and supported by, the Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival.
 

In Loyal Company

Friday 7 June 2019 and Satuday 8 June 2019 - 7.30pm
Written and performed by David William Bryan
The incredible true story of a missing World War II soldier and prisoner of war.
Tickets : £12.50 (Friends' Early Bird: £11.50 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Suitable for age 10+ (a couple of swear words, gunshots/explosions, and war content).
Approximately 70 minutes with no interval.
 

Jane Eyre

Friday 14 June 2019 and Saturday 15 June 2019 - 7.30pm
Hotbuckle Productions (Wuthering Heights, Far From The Madding Crowd)
Charlotte Bronte's classic novel adapted with humour and emotion, and made accessible for everyone.
Tickets : £13.50 (Friends' Early Bird: £12.50 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Suitable for all ages.
Approximately 2 hours including an interval.
Supported by the Swallow Theatre Association

Call of Nature

Sunday 23 June 2019 - 11am, 1pm and 3pm
Tenterhooks
Outdoor theatre for families - an adventure in search of a rare egg!
Adults : £8  Child : £4  Family (2 adults + 2 children) : £20
For Eggsperts aged 5-8 and their grown up assistants.
60 minutes.
 

Eglantyne

Friday 28 June 2019 - 7.30pm
Written and performed by Anne Chamberlain
Directed by KC Kelly

The inspiring story of Eglantyne Jebb, the courageous, visionary human rights pioneer and co-founder of Save the Children.
Tickets : £12.50 (Friends' Early Bird: £11.50 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Recommended age 12+
75 minutes straight through, followed by an optional, informal Q&A.
Kindly sponsored by the Swallow Theatre Association.
Ticket proceeds will be donated to the Wigtownshire Branch of Save the Children.  

... And This is My Friend Mr. Laurel

Wednesday 10 July and Thursday 11 July 2019 - 7.30pm
Jeffrey Holland (Hi-de-Hi, You Rang M'Lord) stars in this one-man show about friendship, memories and a couple of remarkable lives.
Tickets : £15.00 (Friends' Early Bird: £14.00 - when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Suitable for age 12+
55 minutes, interval, then post-show Q&A

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

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.

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

Robert Ross: A Funny Way to Make a Living

Friday 30 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.

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