july, 2024

02jul(jul 2)2:00 pm31(jul 31)10:00 pmWhat's On Lowther July 2024A summary of everything at the Lowther Pavilion and Gardens during July

Event Details

The Arts Society Fylde Monthly Lecture – July 2024
Tue 2 Jul, 2024 2PM
TALK
The Art of Trickery: How Magicians Are Seen in Paintings, Prints & Cartoons
Wednesday 3 July 2024 at 2.00 pm at the Lowther Pavilion. Guests may attend the lecture – £10 pp (pay on door)
Lecturer: Ian Keable

Lowther Cinema: Bob Marley: One Love (12A)
Tue 09 Jul, 2024 1.30PM
CINEMA
Join us for the good old-fashioned night out as we bring you the ultimate variety show, blending stylish cabaret, comedy, music, circus and burlesque to light up all your senses.

The Little Mermaid Jr
SHOWING FROM THU 11 — SUN 14 JUL 2024
LOCAL PRODUCTION
RDATS brings the magical story of Ariel to life this summer at Lowther Pavilion with spectacular effects, dancing and costumes. The Little Mermaid Jr. is a stage musical based on the animated 1989 Disney film about a mermaid who dreams of the world above the sea and gives up her voice to find love.

A To Z Of Kidz 4 Kidz
Sat 13 Jul, 2024 7PM

DANCE

Kidz 4 Kidz community theatre company was established in 2001 as a not-for-profit group. Run completely by volunteers, Kidz 4 Kidz has offered weekly rehearsals to children aged 4 to 18 for the past 22 years. Ticket sale profit from their shows goes to helping other children in need – hence the group’s name ‘Kidz’ doing something positive to help other ‘Kidz’

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Twelfth Night
Sat 13 Jul, 2024 7PM

THEATRE

Performed in our beautiful gardens – seating not provided, please bring blankets and furniture.

Four Forty Theatre are back with a British Summertime Shakespeare Double Bill! Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, both performed in one night by only four actors in forty (ish!) minutes each! Experience the hilarity of two of the Bard’s best comedies condensed into short, side-splitting shows. In a mere 40 minutes each, they distill the essence of Shakespeare’s masterpieces into uproarious performances.

 

Funders Presentation Evening
Mon 15 Jul, 2024 6.30PM
PRESENTATION

Thanks to our generous donors, we’ve been able to take an incredible step forwards in future proofing our venue for generations to come.

 

On Monday 15th July at 6.30pm, we’re hosting a special fundraising evening for our donors. Here, we’ll talk more about where we’re up to with our ambitious redevelopment campaign, including construction our new 150-seat Education Centre & Studio Theatre.

Lowther Cinema: The Holdovers (15)
Wed 17 Jul, 2024 1.30PM
CINEMA
A curmudgeonly instructor at a New England prep school remains on campus during Christmas break to babysit a handful of students with nowhere to go. He soon forms an unlikely bond with a brainy but damaged troublemaker, and with the school’s head cook, a woman who just lost a son in the Vietnam War.

Showcase 2024
FRI 19 — SAT 20 JUL 2024
DANCE
The multi-award-winning students from The Academy take to the stage to perform an array of genres including Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Acro & Tumbling, Commercial, Contemporary, Pop Choir and Musical Theatre. Come and support these talented youngsters, we promise you won’t be disappointed.

Lowther’s Ice Cream Festival 2024
SAT 20 — SUN 21 JUL 2024
OUTDOOR FESTIVAL
11am – 5pm
Free event, booking optional
This July, you’re invited to join us for our annual festival of ice cream! This free-to-enter festival will bring together over a dozen local, well-loved vendors for a weekend of ice cream and free family entertainment.

Jive Talkin’ Perform The Bee Gees – Live In Concert
Sun 21 Jul 2024 7.30PM
TRIBUTE/MUSIC
Renowned as the original and very best Bee Gees tribute show, and THE ONLY Bee Gees tribute show that has actually performed with the original Bee Gees! In 1997 Gary & Darren from Jive Talkin’ performed LIVE on HEART FM with THE BEE GEES and received great compliments from both Maurice and Barry Gibb.

Lowther Cinema: The Zone Of Interest (15)
Tue 23 Jul, 2024, 2024 1.30PM
CINEMA
In 1943, the commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife, Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house right next to the concentration and extermination camp he helped create.

A Murder Is Announced
WED 24 — SAT 27 JUL 2024

LOCAL PRODUCTION

Fylde Coast Players are proud to present ‘ A Murder is Announced’ by Agatha Christie adapted for the stage by Leslie Darbon.

 

An extraordinary announcement in the local paper states that a murder will take place at a specific time in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian house. The victim is unexpected and unknown – what follows is a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, and a determined inspector following the twists and turns of the plot.

 

Lowther’s Folk, Roots & Maritime Festival 2024
SAT 27 — SUN 28 JUL 2024
OUTDOOR FESTIVAL

From 11am

Following on from the success of our Folk Club, we’re inviting you to join us in our gardens for our inaugural Folk, Roots & Maritime Festival.

We’ll be announcing more about the acts and events in the coming weeks, so keep an eye on this page or our social media channels for more information..

Please note, this festival will be free to enter. If you would like to book an optional free ticket, you can do so below. However, booking is not required.

 

Howlin Mat – Build Your Own Cigar Box Guitar
SAT 27 — SUN 28 JUL 2024 2PM

WORKSHOP

Part of Lowther’s Folk, Roots & Maritime Festival 2024.

Join us for this opportunity to make your very own electric Cigar Box Guitar. This workshop, facilitated by Blues guitar maestro Howlin’ Mat introduces you to the Cigar Box Cigar and guides you through making your very own. No experience needed.

 

Lowther Cinema: The Nettle Dress (12A)
Sun 28 Jul, 2024 4PM
CINEMA
Showing as part of our Folk, Roots & Maritime Festival and to celebrate World Conservation Day. Post film talk by Fylde Eco Group members and demonstration of making nettle cord. Free Nettle Tea to all ticket holders (while stocks last).
Textile artist Allan Brown spends seven years making a dress by hand, using only the fibre of locally foraged stinging nettles. This is ‘hedgerow couture’, the greenest of slow fashion and also his medicine. It’s how he survives the death of his wife Alex, which leaves him and their four children bereft, and how he finds a beautiful way to honour her.

Lowther’s Film School (Ages 8 – 16)
MON 29 JUL — FRI 2 AUG 2024
WORKSHOP
Whether you’d like to work behind the camera or in front of it, this weeklong workshop will give you the opportunity to work with professional Filmmaker and UCLan Lecturer, Ed Greenberg.
Designed for ages 8 – 16, you will work and develop your own unscripted or scripted films while learning vital screen-acting and film-making techniques. At the end of the rehearsal period you will be able to film under the supervision of a professional director and actor trainers.

More Jewish Chronicles (and other stories)
Mon 29 Jul, 2024 7.30PM
COMEDY
Daniel Cainer is back with More Jewish Chronicles.
‘You don’t have to be Jewish or British to get a kick out of Cainer’s shtick.’ says the LA Times, but you do have to like beautiful music, virtuoso piano-playing and brilliant lyrics. Smart, funny, timely and moving, Cainer’s story-songs are about all our families and foibles. Cainer is a veteran of six off-Broadway runs and 18 Edinburgh Fringes (Highly Recommended Show in 2014/15/17/18/22).

Wonders Of Our Universe
Tue 30 Jul, 2024 2PM & 7.30PM
TALK/SHOW
Immerse yourself in an evening of exploration, each second meticulously crafted to produce a visually stunning and emotionally charged journey through the cosmos, delivered in a distinctive storytelling style, allowing imaginations to roam free and inspiring minds, both young and old alike.

Summer Outdoor Theatre: Pinocchio
Wed 31 Jul, 2024 12PM & 2.30PM
OUTDOOR CHILDREN’S THEATRE
This show from “The Storytellers Theatre Company” is bright, colourful and full to the brim with toe tapping action. The hour long performance is sure to captivate all who listen and watch. Our production introduces Pinocchio as a lump of wood, and with his transformation into a walking talking puppet, takes us from Geppetto’s wood shed, on through the wooden boys many adventures.

Lowther Classic Cinema: Oklahoma! (U)
Wed 31 Jul, 2024 1.30PM
CINEMA
There’s a box social coming up, and Curly (Gordon MacRae) asks Laurey (Shirley Jones) if she’ll be his date. Trouble is, Laurey thinks he’s waited too long, and in a fit of pique accepts an offer from the boorish Jud (Rod Steiger) instead. Meanwhile, Laurey’s friend Ado Annie (Gloria Grahame) is also torn between two men: a cowboy named Will (Gene Nelson) and a foreign peddler, Ali Hakim (Eddie Albert). Both women struggle to know their own hearts before it’s too late.

National Theatre Live: Present Laughter (PG-TBC)
Wed 31 Jul, 2024 7PM
SCREENED THEATRE
As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.

Time

2 (Tuesday) 2:00 pm - 31 (Wednesday) 10:00 pm

Location

Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Lowther Terrace, Lytham, FY8 5QQ