Popular festival to return to venue

PUBLISHED: 10:40 02 May 2018 | UPDATED: 10:40 02 May 2018

The Seagull Theatre. Picture: Nick Butcher

The Seagull Theatre. Picture: Nick Butcher

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Music, classic shows and a popular festival will be showcased during a busy week of entertainment for all at the Seagull Theatre in Pakefield.

This Friday, May 4, at 7.30pm, Full House Productions will celebrate the anniversary of VE Day with their show Songs of Victory.

This is show with plenty of singalong appeal as songs from the likes of Vera Lynn and Flanagan and Allen, Glen Miller and the Andrews Sisters will be showcased for a contemporary audience. Tickets cost £12/£10.

On Saturday, May 5, at 7.30pm, West End performer and talented local Jack Ollett brings classic shows from stage, screen and the charts to the Seagull.

For this show Jack will be wonderfully supported by Michelle Batt and Rachel Badde for this great musical experience. Tickets cost £10/£8.

On Monday, May 7, from 2.15pm onwards, the Waveney May Day festival takes place featuring a range of entertainment and two free shows - at 2.15pm ‘The gathering of the Gritsters’, with Dean Parkin and Bob Collis will be showcased, before ‘No Power on Earth’, a short play about the Salford Working Class Library is performed at 4.30pm. At 7.30pm the John Ward Band perform. Tickets cost £5.

Next Friday, May 11, at 7.30pm, Pirate Joe and the Foreign Locals take to the Seagull stage. Woven into their mix of Gypsy Punk/Reggae/Ska performed on guitar, accordion and drums there will be treasures and gems from around the globe, mindboggling riddles to be solved for mysterious prizes and an arsenal of spell casting tunes to get you moving. Tickets £7.

On Sunday, May 13, at 7.30pm, the Seagull’s bi-monthly platform for poets and songwriters, New Words: Fresh Voices, takes place. New performers are always welcome. Contact Ian Fosten by emailing or call 0779 106 8080 for more information. Tickets cost £4.

For more details of events and opportunities at the Seagull Theatre please contact the box office on 01502 589726, or visit You can also call in to pick up a copy of the new May to August 2018 brochure.

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