What’s on at Storyhouse

Use the filters below to explore what’s on this winter – in the building, outdoors and online.

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Activities The Reader at Home
Online

A weekly reading group on Zoom, bringing people together, and stories and poems to life.

Christmas Choirs & Music
Fri 6pm; Sun 12pm, 6.45pm; Mon 9am + more times
The Kitchen

Drop in for a mulled wine or a hot chocolate and soak up the festive atmosphere with choirs, music and brass bands at Storyhouse.

Activities Family History Buddy
Mezzanine

Drop in to the library for help with family history research. A Storyhouse volunteer can help you discover your family’s past.

Cinema tick, tick… BOOM! (12A)
Today 12pm, 6pm; Tomorrow 1.30pm

2hr | AD | An adaptation of Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical. The film follows Jon, a young composer who’s waiting tables at a New York City diner while writing what he hopes will be the next great American musical.

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Cinema Pirates (15)
Today 3pm, 8.30pm; Tomorrow 11am, 8.30pm; Thu 5pm

1hr 20 | New Year’s Eve 1999. Cappo, Two Tonne, and Kidda drive across London in a desperate search for tickets for the best millennium party EVER. 

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On Stage Christmas Lectures – Shepherding, Carolling and Rocking
Tomorrow 12pm
Garret Theatre

Who’d have thought that Italian shepherds busking at Christmas could impact on seasonal music more broadly?  There are a number of historic accounts demonstrating its influence on composers through to the 19th century.

On Stage Christmas Lectures – Son of Santa: Fathers and Christmas in Hollywood
Tomorrow 1pm
Garret Theatre

It’s Christmas in Hollywood, and all Dad wants is a little bit of redemption. This lecture goes back to the 90s to take a festive look at fatherhood on film.

Activities Bereavement Help Point
Tomorrow 2pm + more times
The Kitchen

A volunteer-led peer support drop-in session, open to anyone who is bereaved or is supporting someone who is bereaved.

On Stage Christmas Lectures – Remembering and Reimagining Christmases Gone By with Dr Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Tomorrow 2pm
Garret Theatre

Since the first publication of Theodor Seuss Geisel’s story How the Grinch Stole Christmas there have been numerous adaptations. Looking back at some of these, this lecture considers our cultural fascination with the act of adaptation.

On Stage Christmas Lectures – Elvis and Christmas
Tomorrow 3pm
Garret Theatre

The festive season was an important time for Elvis Presley. This talk aims to explore the connections in both his career and public life.

Cinema Drive My Car (15)
Tomorrow 5pm; Thu 1pm

2hr 59 | AD | Two years after his wife’s unexpected death, Yusuke Kafuku, a renowned stage actor and director, receives an offer to direct a production of Uncle Vanya at a theatre festival in Hiroshima.

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Activities Sew Cool
Tomorrow 6pm + more times
The Den

A club for all crafters; whatever your age, ability level or favourite craft, come and join us every other Wednesday to swap ideas and advice.

Activities Left Field Creatives
Tomorrow 7pm
Meeting Room

A brand new group for scriptwriters, artists, theatre, radio and film lovers. You don’t need any experience, just come along and meet some like-minded creative people for inspiration, discussion and encouragement.

On Stage Oliver Twist!
Tomorrow 7pm; Fri 7pm; Sat 2pm, 5pm; Sun 2pm, 5pm + more times
Storyhouse Theatre

Our street-savvy production of the Dickens favourite. Bit-hearted joy, feelgood songs, purse-snatchers and dogs, all live from the gutter this Christmas.

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Activities Storyhouse Women Book Club
Tomorrow 7pm
Garret Bar

Calling all like-minded individuals of all ages with a love of books, feminism and sticking it to the Patriarchy! Come…

Activities Storyhouse Book Club
Tomorrow 7.30pm
Meeting Room

Love reading? Hate reading? Need an excuse to read? Don’t know what to read? Come along to our monthly Storyhouse Book Club.

Activities Rhymetime
Thu 11am; Fri 11am + more times
The Kitchen, The Den

Join us in the Kitchen at Storyhouse for some fun rhymes and stories with the library team. Suitable for younger children and toddlers.

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Activities Chatter and Natter
The Kitchen

A space for people to talk whether its for five minutes while you have a brew, or for an hour of good conversation.

Festive Bar
Thu 5pm; Fri 5pm; Sat 12pm; Sun 12pm + more times

Join us for mulled wine, spiced apple and roast chestnuts outside Storyhouse. Thursday 5-8pm Friday 5-8pm Saturday 12pm-8pm Sunday 12pm-8pm

Cinema ROH Live: The Nutcracker
Thu 7.15pm

2hr 40 | Enjoy this sparkling ballet as an enchanting, festive treat for the whole family.

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