Cultural Crumbs – 22nd October

This weeks Cultural Crumbs

THEATRE

‘The course of true love never did run smooth’

As Shakespeare ruefully ruminated in a Midsummer Night’s Dream which is an Event Cinema occasion at the Harlequin Monday 21st starring Gwendoline Christie of GoT fame. 7pm £15 – £17.

Spoilt for choice for Event Cinema this week, as Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet will play out on the 22nd and again on the 3rd. Tickets £12-£15.

The newly renovated and fabulous Waller Studio will present The Joker – starring Joaquin Phoenix as the alienated anti-hero in a cautionary tale for our times.  From Friday 25th at £5. Bargain.

The peak cultural crumb this week (in my humble opinion) is the Halloween Special at Comedy Cottage. £11. Doors 8pm. Simon Brodkin, star of the Greatest Hoaxer on Channel 4 is the headliner. Get yourself down for a few laughs..

MUSIC

Get yourself down to The Yard, Reigate Station for Pohlman and Powell. Friday 25th. You’ll hear jazz, swing, rock and roll and county and folk. Ably supported by Kosta D. £6 entry and BYOB. And…Saturday 26th is the last Saturday of the month which means it is Repair Café with Jo Sillcox.

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The Old Oak, Meadvale has live music this Saturday a spookily extravagant band to delight all.

Meanwhile, The Cage, Reigate has live music this Friday and Saturday (25th – 26th)

BOOKS

Waterstones. Redhill is gearing up for the spooky season with a series of creepy crawly crafts aimed at pre-schoolers. There are also wonderfully dark book displays with crime, thrillers, mystery and ghostly tales to read in the darkening evenings – by candlelight if you dare.

Stop Press... Pistachios in the Park Redhill, has several groups that meet in da cafe during the week. Pop by and have a latte or three. Dan is a congenial host who has big ideas and plans for the literary community of RH and surrounds. Watch this space…

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