Shows in Talks

West Cliff Open Day

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We are once again throwing our doors open to the local community on Saturday 26th January from 10 am until 4pm for our annual Open Day.

This FREE event offers a wonderful opportunity to explore behind the scenes, meet the Trustees, the Friends and the many fantastic volunteers who are essential to the day to day running of the West Cliff. Our Stage Door Bar will also be open during the day serving coffee, drinks and snacks.

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Our Open Day is also an ideal time to learn about what goes on backstage during a performance, and also the various opportunities there are for volunteers – from Technical/Backstage to Front of House and even being out and about helping to promote the theatre on event days like the Clacton Air Show.

Tours of the theatre, along with an introduction from the Chairman of the Trust and the Theatre Manager will commence at 10.30am, 11.30am & 2pm. All tours are FREE but please do book in advance (In person, by phone or via our website) to avoid disappointment.

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Dan Snow – An Evening with the ‘History Guy’

PLEASE NOTE: Due to circumstances beyond our control, this performance was rescheduled from July 2018 to Friday 15th February 2019. 

All tickets purchased for the original performance in July 2018 are valid for the new date.

Friday 15th February 2019 7.30pm

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An Evening with DAN SNOW will feature the well-known historian and TV presenter recount anecdotes of memorable experiences from his very successful career as an historian and broadcaster.

Otherwise known as ‘The History Guy’ Dan will also research and include historical facts and stories relating to the specific area/ town of each theatre on the tour and will be aided by the use of digital screens.

The show will be an undoubted success with academics, students, families (young and old) and all those interested in the history of their region and town.

The show will conclude with a 20mins Q&A

PLEASE NOTE THIS PERFORMANCE WAS RESCHEDULED FROM JULY 2018

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Francis Rossi

I Talk Too Much

Saturday 18th May

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In Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much, the founder, lead singer and lead guitarist of Status Quo will talk about his mishaps and adventures of life on the road with one of the biggest and most loved bands ever.

Francis is a true member of British Rock Royalty. He sang the first words at Live Aid in 1985, survived the obligatory rock’n’roll brush with alcohol and drugs, was awarded an OBE in 2010 and has a BRIT for his Outstanding Contribution to Music. His band has sold more than 120 million records globally.

Expect laughter, revelations, tales involving some of the giants of music, exclusive video clips, snatches of classic tunes and a great night out.

Rossi will be joined on stage by award-winning writer and broadcaster Mick Wall, who has sold more than 1 million books.

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