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Festive Music & Carols, Thu 14 Dec 2017

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The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Contact

The Marlowe Theatre Box Office

01227 787787

Address

The Friars,
Canterbury,
CT1 2AS

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 23 Nov What Once Was Ours
Fri 24 Nov Mark Watson: MW
Fri 24 Nov - Sun 14 Jan Peter Pan
Sat 25 Nov Imbalance
Tue 28 Nov Chris Wood
Wed 29 Nov The Alternative Comedy Show

Details

A heartwarming evening of song.

Taking its title from John’s unforgettable song telling the Nativity story from the point of view of the animals in the stable, this show is a heart-warming look at the timeless rituals found in the folklore and folk music of England at Midwinter. John peels away the commercial gloss of modern Christmas to reveal the powerful pagan urges that race through us all at this time of year, and the life and death struggle that is symbolised in so many traditional songs and customs.

And if that all sounds just a little too intense, then rest assured that the mysterious and murky goings-on in these magical songs of wassailing, wren-hunting, stirring the fire, and incessant feasting, all come dressed up in a glittering finery of toe-tapping tunes and cracking choruses. Add to the mixture a light-hearted smattering of hilarious original songs, a sprinkling of carols both familiar and unfamiliar, all stirred up with John’s usual panache and energy, and supported by his scintillating skill on a variety of squeeze-boxes, and you have an unbeatable recipe for having a rattling good sing, guaranteed to keep the spirits cheery and the cold at bay.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 14 Dec 2017 20:00
Length: 1 hour 50 minutes.
Location: The Studio.

Prices

Tickets: £15.25

All of our ticket prices include a £1.25 per ticket booking fee.
The Marlowe Friends do not pay a booking fee.

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Location

Directions

See location of The Marlowe Theatre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TR 148580  Lat: 51.28093 Long: 1.07872

Centre of Canterbury, nearest car park is Pound Lane. Disabled parking on forecourt.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury West station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
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