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Comedy Mash presents...Andy Askins

Saturday 21st May  8pm

Expect a buzzing Comedy Club night featuring the best professional comedians, a top-class MC and our brilliant headline act - Andy Askins! We’ll also bring you some of the best breakthrough acts, destined to be future comedy stars.

Tickets £18 | Doors from 7pm
Strictly o​​​​ver 18s only. All acts subject to change. Unreserved seating

Liane Carroll Trio + support from the Graeme Airth Quartet

Thursday 26th May  7.30pm

The World Jazz Live Sessions continue with the multi-award winning Liane Carroll. She is the first artist ever to win two BBC Jazz Awards in the same year for 'Best Vocalist' and 'Best of Jazz'.
Liane is a dynamic vocalist and pianist., whose amazing talent has been captivating audiences around the world. Support act: Graeme Airth Quartet. Hosted by Maiuko.

Tickets £17.50 | Doors from 6.30pm
Unreserved seating


Friday 27th May  8pm

Enjoy an evening of top drag cabaret, hosted by the fabulous Dita Garbo, featuring a variety of acts to entertain and delight, topped off with a DJ set to dance the night away. Guaranteed to be a night to remember!

Early Bird Tickets £12.50 (first 80 tickets) | £15 thereafter
VIP Package £60 (includes 2 tickets, a bottle of Prosecco & private meet & greet with Dita Garbo) 

Doors from 7pm for an 8pm start | Strictly 18+ 

Happy Days Are Here Again!

Saturday 28th May  2.30pm

Happy Days Productions are delighted to bring you their 'Celebration of Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee', including songs from musical icons of the last 70 years and creating a street party atmosphere on stage! Suitable for all ages!

Tickets £17 | Concessions £15.50 | Children aged 18 and under £10
Doors from 1.30pm

Terry Waite CBE - Words and Music

Thursday 9th June  7pm - St Paul's Church, Sandgate

In this special programme Terry Waite CBE will read selected passages from his book 'Out of the Silence'. The reading will be interspersed with music played and sung by the accomplished musician Vicky Yannoula. The words and music blend together to provide an unforgettable reflective evening. “Good language like good music has the capacity to breathe harmony into the soul. In a world torn apart by conflict it is hoped that those attending will experience something of that harmony.” Terry Waite CBE.
The event will finish at 9pm, with an interval. (Unreserved seating).

Please note that this event is not taking place at The Tower Theatre but at:

St Paul’s Church
Sandgate Hill
CT20 3BA

St Paul’s Church Facebook page: facebook.com/stpaulssandgate
St Paul’s Church page on the Trinity Benefice, Folkestone website: www.trinitybenefice.co.uk/terrywaite

Tickets £15

The Wizard of Oz

10th - 12th June and 16th - 18th June 2022

There may be ‘no place like home’, but in summer 2022, FHODS will welcome you to The Tower Theatre and its fantastic production of the firm family favourite, The Wizard of Oz
Based on the classic 1939 film starring Judy Garland, join Dorothy Gale with her friends the Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion and of course Toto, on their journey to the Wizard to find what they have been looking for. 

Adults £18 | Concession £16 (over 65s) | Under 18s £12 | Family ticket £55 (2 adults & 2 under 18s)

Adults £16 | Concession £14 (over 65s) | Under 18s £10 | Family ticket £50 (2 adults & 2 under 18s)

43,000 Miles by Bicycle - Charlie Walker

Wednesday 22nd June 7.30pm

We're delighted to welcome Charlie Walker, a specialist in long distance, non-motorised expeditions which have taken him to more than 80 countries across the world over the years.
​His longest expedition was a 43,000 mile bicycle journey, reaching the furthest cape in each of Europe, Asia and Africa before returning home. An evening you don’t want to miss!

Tickets £15 | Concessions £12
Doors from 6.30pm | Running time approx 110 minutes with interval

Hastings Philharmonic Orchestra

Friday 24th June 7.30pm

Hastings Philharmonic Orchestra is a dynamic world-class symphony orchestra for the flourishing South East, led by Artistic Director Marcio da Silva. We invite you to join HPO for their first visit to The Tower Theatre, for their lively summer concert featuring Mozart’s Horn Concerto No 4, Prokofiev’s playful Symphony No 1 ‘Classical’, and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No 4.  Perfect listening for a summer evening!

22.50 adults | £20 Concessions (over 65s) | Under 18s free
£20 adults | £17.50 Concessions (over 65s)| Under 18s free

James Lascelles 'Talking Spirits' + support from the Jack Pound Trio

Thursday 30th June  7.30pm

The World Jazz Live Sessions continue with James Lascelles this June. Expect a mix of World Music, Jazz, Folk, Latin and Anglo-Caribbean grooves; 'Talking Spirits' comprises highly skilled seasoned professionals who take us on a musical journey around the world. Support act: Jack Pound Trio. Hosted by Maiuko.

Tickets £15 | Doors from 6.30pm
Unreserved seating


ARK Drama 2000 presents Peter Pan

Saturday 2nd July  2.30pm & 6.30pm

After an absence of 2 and a half years, Ark Drama 2000 are pleased to announce that we are once again returning to The Tower Theatre, Folkestone for their production of Peter Pan!!
Come take a trip to Neverland and join us for a fun adventure in a magical world!! Just remember to bring plenty of fairy dust, should you need to help Tinkerbell!!!

Tickets £8 | Concessions £5


Showbiz Showcase

Saturday 9th July  4pm

Showbiz Showcase is a musical theatre show where the students of Showbiz Academy perform to an audience of their Family and Friends. There are a number of showcases featuring solos, class and whole school performances enabling the students to demonstrate their hard work and talents on the big stage. 

Tickets £14 | Concessions £11 (over 65s and under 14s)
Doors 3pm 


Artists in Motion Presents ‘AIM for the Stars 2022’

Sunday 10th July & Sunday 17th July  2pm

Come and join Artists in Motion School of Dance for their Bi-Annual School Show. Students ranging from ages 4-16 years will be performing a variety show of dancing and singing including genres of Ballet, Tap, Modern, Musical Theatre, Street, Lyrical, Jazz, Vocals, Acrobatic Arts and more!

Early Bird - all tickets £13.50 (25th March 9am - midnight 26th March) 
Standard £15 | Concessions £13.50 (under 18s & over 65s) 


A Dance For All Seasons

Friday 15th & Saturday 16th July 

Tickets £14 | Concession £12 (over 65s and under 18s)

Happy Box of Imps

Saturday 23rd July  7.30pm

Join us for the second Happy Box of Imps! An improv show featuring local talent. If 'Whose Line is it Anyway' and 'Mock the Week' are up your street, then this is for you! An interactive evening, full of unpredictable dialogue.

Tickets £5 | Doors from 6.30pm
Unreserved seating

A Diamond Decade

Sunday 24th July 6.30pm

We cannot wait to welcome our audience to celebrate our 10th annual show. We will take a walk down memory lane and perform some of our favourite numbers and bring our memories back to life. We cannot wait to watch our Diamonds Dance.

Tickets £8 | Door from 5.30pm

The Young Performers Dance Academy

Sunday 31st July   5pm

The YPDA presents their 2022 annual show! Come along and see our stunning dancers in their wonderful performance as they dance the night away. 

Tickets £8 | Concessions £6 (over 65s and under 16s)
Doors from 4pm


We Will Rock You Young@Part

Friday 5th & Saturday 6th August  7.30pm

A jukebox musical based on the songs of British rock band Queen with a book by Ben Elton. The musical tells the story of a group of Bohemians who struggle to restore the free exchange of thought, fashion, and live music in a distant future where everyone dresses, thinks and acts the same. 

Lyricist: Queen | Playwright: Ben Elton

Tickets £15 | £12 Concessions (over 65s & under 18s) |  Doors from 6.30pm

Sunset Boulevard

16th - 17th and 22nd - 24th September 

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s award-winning masterpiece, Sunset Boulevard, based on Billy Wilder’s legendary film, comes to Folkestone’s Tower Theatre in a stunning new FHODS production.

With its much-loved score including Sunset Boulevard, With One Look and The Perfect Year, this new production promises to be a spectacular event!

Adults £18 | Concession £16 (over 65s) | Under 18s £12 | Family ticket £55 (2 adults & 2 under 18s)
Adults £16 | Concession £14 (over 65s) | Under 18s £10 | Family ticket £50 (2 adults & 2 under 18s)
Suitable for 12+

The Jerseys Live

Saturday 1st October 7.30pm

Join The Jerseys as they celebrate the timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons!  Along with their LIVE 4 piece band of internationally renowned musicians, this all-singing all-dancing show features hit after hit, comedy and more – the complete night out which will have you dancing in the aisles of the theatre and leave you ‘beggin’ for more!

Standard £22 | Concessions £20 (over 65s & under 18s)


Rave On - starring The Bluejays

 Saturday 15th October 2022  7.30pm

Award-winning band The Bluejays, a group comprised of stars from West End Productions The Buddy Holly Story, Million Dollar Quartet, One Man Two Guvnors and Dreamboats & Petticoats, will transport you back to the fabulous 50’s and the swinging 60’s in stunningly authentic style!

“The Bluejays are the real Rock ‘n’ Roll deal!” Vintage Rock Magazine

Tickets £21 | £19 Concessions (over 65s & full time students)
Running time 160 minutes with interval

My Barefoot Run Around Britain - Anna McNuff

Wednesday 19th October  7.30pm

In 2019, Anna ran 2,352 miles (the distance of 90 marathons) through Britain – completely barefoot. It was a story that reached over 100 million people through international media and without a doubt the toughest and yet most amazing journey of her life. Join us to hear Anna talk about her amazing adventure!

Adults £15 | Concessions £12 (over 65s & under 18s)
Doors 6.30pm

Jimmy Jemain 'Wired for Sound'

Friday 21st October  3pm

Celebrating six decades of hit singles by Sir Cliff Richard, Wired For Soundis a must see for the ultimate Cliff Richard musical experience when you can’t see the real Cliff!
Including hits such as We Don’t Talk Anymore, Devil Woman, Some People, this show will have you tapping your feet and dancing in the aisles as they take you on a musical journey of Cliff’s fantastic music. The highest praise however, comes from Sir Cliff himself: 'Spot on, a bit too good' - Sir Cliff Richard

Tickets £19 | Concessions £17 (over 65s and under 18s)

Someone Waiting

Thursday 10th - Saturday 12th November 

FHODS proudly present this murder play by Emlyn Williams, which ran in the West End for 6 months and has only been revived professionally once in 69 years.  Don't miss this very rare chance to see this neglected well-made play, brought to life by FHODS.

Suitable for 16+

Stalls Adults £15 | Concession £13 (over 65s) | Under 18s £12
Gallery Adults £13 | Concession £11 (over 65s) | Under 18s £10

Strictly Gershwin - The New Foxtrot Serenaders

Saturday 19th November  7.30pm

Join The New Foxtrot Serenaders, a seven-piece period dance band, for a wonderful musical evening celebrating the best loved songs from George & Ira Gershwin. 

Tickets £19 | £17 Concessions (over 65s & under 18s)
Doors from 6.30pm

Comedy Mash presents...Felicity Ward

Saturday 26th November  8pm

Expect a buzzing Comedy Club night featuring the best professional comedians, a top-class MC and our brilliant headline act - Felicity Ward! We’ll also bring you some of the best breakthrough acts, destined to be future comedy stars.

Early bird tickets £16 (until 31st August), £18 thereafter | Doors from 7pm
Strictly o​​​​ver 18s only. All acts subject to change. Unreserved seating


Friday 16th - Thursday 29th December 2022

Will you be coming to the ball? Get ready to cheer Cinders, as she outwits her very wicked step- sisters and meets her dashing Prince Charming! 

Adults £18.50 | Concessions £16.50 (over 65s) | Under 18s £12.50 | Family ticket £58 (2 adults & 2 under 18s)
Adults £16.50 | Concessions £14.50 (over 65s) | Under 18s £10.50 | Family ticket £52 (2 adults & 2 under 18s)


The Counterfeit Sixties

Saturday 25th March  7.30pm

The Counterfeit Sixties presents a showcase of the great bands of this unforgettable time. The fantastic music of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Dave Clark Five, The Kinks and The Monkees - to name but a few - all recreated in this stunning show.

The band members have performed their unique tribute shows all over the UK and abroad and all have individually worked with notable sixties’ artists such as The Searchers, The Ivy League, The Fortunes, The Tremeloes and many more.

Tickets £21 | Concessions £19 (over 65s and under 18s)