EVENTS

An Evening with Brian Bilston

Bestselling poet and novelist Brian Bilston joins us for an evening of wonderful wit, laughter, daft and joyful poetry, observations and chat, followed by a book signing.

Thursday 1 December - 7.30pm

Pershore Operatic & Dramatic Society: Maid Marian & the Merry Men

PODS return to the Number 8 stage this Christmas with their panto filled with toe tapping numbers from ABBA, Michael Jackson, Bonnie Tyler, Mika and more!

Monday 5 - Friday 9 December, 7.30pm; Saturday 10 December, 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Festive Favourites with the Flowers Band

The Flowers Band make their debut at Number 8 for an afternoon of Christmas classics! 

Saturday 17 December - 3.00pm

The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

Discover the enchantment of ballet with this festive classic, combining the thrill of the fairy tale with spectacular classical dancing – a sparkling treat for the whole family.

Sunday 18 December - 2.00pm; Tuesday 20 December - 7.15pm

The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

Discover the enchantment of ballet with this festive classic, combining the thrill of the fairy tale with spectacular classical dancing – a sparkling treat for the whole family.

Tuesday 20 December - 7.15pm

GreenMatthews’ Gaudete!

Featuring Christmas carols, winter folk songs, toe-tapping tunes and weird and wonderful instruments, Gaudete! brings the festive season to life in a riot of sound and colour!

Friday 23 December - 7.30pm

Berliner Philharmoniker LIVE: New Year’s Eve Concert 

Celebrate the turn of the year with the Berliner Philharmoniker’s glittering New Year’s Eve Concert with chief conductor Kirill Petrenko and star tenor Jonas Kaufmann as special guest. Broadcast live via satellite from Berlin.

Saturday 31 December - 4.00pm

André Rieu in Dublin

André Rieu’s first recorded concert in the Irish capital for more than 20 years, this celebratory concert will delight you with romantic melodies, popular classics, party tunes and beloved waltzes.

Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 January - 3.00pm

André Rieu in Dublin

André Rieu’s first recorded concert in the Irish capital for more than 20 years, this celebratory concert will delight you with romantic melodies, popular classics, party tunes and beloved waltzes.

Sunday 8 January - 3.00pm

Exhibition on Screen: Cézanne

Exhibition on Screen explores the life of Cézanne in this film shedding light on an artist who is perhaps one of the least known and yet most important of all the Impressionists.

Tuesday 10 January - 7.00pm

The Royal Ballet: Like Water for Chocolate

Christopher Wheeldon’s new full-length ballet brings the magic realism of this famous modern Mexican novel to The Royal Ballet.

Friday 20 January - 7.15pm

National Theatre Live: The Crucible

A witch hunt is beginning in Arthur Miller’s captivating parable of power. Captured live from the Olivier stage at the National Theatre.

Thursday 26 January - 7.00pm

Divorced, Beheaded, Died: An Audience with King Henry VIII

Join us for an evening with King Henry VIII as he recounts the events of his reign; telling of his wives and children, and invites his loyal subjects to question him on any related subject.

Friday 3 February - 7.30pm

Orchestra of the Swan: Earthcycle

Earthcycle brings together a programme of music that contemplates humanity’s impact on Earth’s environment and the disruption of its natural rhythms.

Friday 10 February - 7.30pm

The Ronnie Scott’s Story

The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars join us for an evening of world class live jazz celebrating London’s famous jazz club, its music and history.

Saturday 11 February - 7.30pm

The Royal Opera: The Barber of Seville

With vocal fireworks, scheming lovers and one very busy barber, Rossini’s comic opera is packed with fun and mischief.

Wednesday 15 February - 7.00pm; Encore: Sunday 19 February - 2.00pm

Edward Lear’s Dream

Step inside Edward Lear’s brilliantly anarchic world of nonsense rhymes and limericks in this fabulous show told with tabletop puppets, an innovative set, silly songs and music. Suitable for ages 3 – 10.

Monday 20 February - 2.00pm

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang JR

PODYS return to Number 8 with the musical adaptation of this beloved family film, packed with high energy dance numbers and catchy songs it’s the perfect family half-term treat!

Friday 24 & Saturday 25 February - 2.00pm & 7.00pm

National Theatre Live: Othello

An extraordinary new production of Shakespeare’s most enduring tragedy, directed by Clint Dyer. Filmed live on the Lyttleton stage of the National Theatre.

Thursday 2 March 7.00pm

Exhibition on Screen: Mary Cassatt

Join us on International Women’s Day to explore the life and work of Impressionist Mary Cassatt whose work radically changed the way women were depicted in art.

Wednesday 8 March - 7.00pm

The Royal Opera: Turandot

Puccini’s final opera is a glorious pageant of rich colour, dance and drama in Andrei Serban’s classic staging.

Wednesday 22 March - 7.15pm

Hello Again… A Tribute to Neil Diamond

An evening of live music celebrating the life and work of Neil Diamond taking you on a musical journey through his glittering career enhanced with evocative imagery, video and narration.

Saturday 25 March - 7.30pm

The Royal Ballet: Cinderella

The Royal Opera House season continues with a new production of the much-loved Royal Ballet fairytale classic.

Sunday 16 April - 2.00pm

Exhibition on Screen: Vermeer

This new Exhibition on Screen film invites audiences to a private view of the largest Vermeer exhibition in history, exploring Vermeer’s artistry and the creative process behind his paintings.

Tuesday 18 April - 7.00pm

National Theatre Live: GOOD

David Tennant returns to the West End in this blistering reimagining of one of Britain’s most powerful, political plays. Recorded at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London.

Thursday 20 April - 7.00pm; Friday  28 April -  2.30pm; Thursday 4 May - 7.00pm