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* Tickets can be bought online - simply click the 'Buy Tickets' symbol for each event and follow the instructions.
  (this is a secure external Ticketing App provided by Ticket Source)
* Tickets can also be bought in person from the Athenaeum Centre Box Office Monday - Saturday, 10.30am -1pm
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  (this means that we do not store any credit card information on the Athenaeum premises or on the Box Office PC or online at www.theath.org.uk)
* We also take bookings over the phone. 01985 213891 tickets can be collected when you arrive for the show.
* Cheques should be made payable to; Warminster Athenaeum Trust
* Out of hours booking - our ticket agent TicketSource, can also take your telephone booking 0333 666 3366
( and can dispatch your tickets. This will cost £1.75 on top of the ticket price and online booking fee. )
* Please note, we do not offer any refunds for missed shows/customer cancellations or un-equal seat exchanges.
* All ticket prices include a 50p donation to our Building Restoration Fund.
Performance Information
* The Box Office will be open to receive guests approximately ¾ hour before the start time.
* Please remember to bring your tickets or E-ticket printed or on Mobile, with you on the night of the show/performance.
* Please note; we do not permit food or drink in the auditorium at any time.

 

Athenaeum Limelight Players
Railway Children POSTPONED
Thu 26th.Mar.2020 to Sat 28th Mar



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Mike Kenny's imaginative stage adaptation of E. Nesbit's much-loved children's classic is coming to the Ath!
Famously filmed, this story of a prosperous Edwardian family - mother and three children - forced into near-penury in the rural north of England captures the anxieties and exhilarations of childhood with great tenderness and insight.
As Mike Kenny says of his remarkably faithful adaptation, 'You don't need a real train to perform this play' the most powerful prop is the imagination of the audience, the most effective tool the skill of the actors.'

Performances:
* Thursday 26th March - 7.30pm
* Friday - 27th March  - 7.30pm
* Saturday 28th March - 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Tickets £10 (any discounts will be applied on checkout)

 Group Discount - Buy 10 or more and get £1 off per ticket

 

Warminster & District Film Society
The Last Tree (film) POSTPONED
Wed 1st.Apr.2020
7.30pm

Adults £5.50


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POSTPONED
1½ hours    Cert. 15   (UK - 2019)
The beautiful and tender film about Femi, a British boy of Nigerian heritage, who, after a happy childhood in rural Lincolnshire, moves to inner London to live with his mum. Struggling with the unfamiliar culture and values of his new environment, teenage Femi has to figure out which path to adulthood he wants to take.

Please note: A limited number of guest tickets for films are available in advance online or from the box office. If the advance tickets sell out, more tickets may be available on the door on the day.

Non members tickets £5.50

Visit our WDFS page



Evening of Mediumship CANCELLED
Sat 18th.Apr.2020
7.30pm

Adults £12


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CANCELLED
Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with her successful Psychic / Mediumship Evenings.
As a Medium Nikki Kitt aims to provide evidence of life after life by getting links from loved ones in spirit for people in the audience with amazing accuracy in descriptions, personalities and all sorts of personal information.. to give both confirmation and comfort.

I have been aware of spirit my whole life and so have no doubt that we carry on after this physical life and my demonstrations are to prove the same to everyone else.

Testimonies :-

"Hi Nikki I attended your evening last night and just wanted to say that you have an amazing talent"

"I have seen many mediums and psychics over the years and you are by far the best and most accurate the details you give are amazing"

"My god went to see Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt tonight my mum came through soooo happy she was spot on with everything.. Thank you Nikki amazing night"

Tickets £12

Warminster Athenaeum Friends
Friends Coffee CANCELLED
Sat 25th.Apr.2020
10am


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CANCELLED
Join us at the Athenæum for a lovely refreshing cup of coffee and slice of cake. It would be great if you could also bring along any good quality items for us to sell? (sorry no clothing or electrical items).


AsOne theatre company present
Mary Anning - CANCELLED
Sat 25th.Apr.2020
7.30pm

Adults £13
Concession £9

notes: * see conditions


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CANCELLED
It is 1846,and the little town of Lyme Regis is battered by howling winter-gales. Dying and increasingly dependent on laudanum, Mary Anning reflects on her life. By challenging the status quo and making remarkable strides in a male dominated scientific world, her work threatens to disprove the very foundations she was raised on. Haunted by hallucinations of friends, enemies and even the creatures she spent her life hacking out of the living rock, Anning tries to make sense of her existence in her last moments. AsOne bring their signature blend of narrative, movement, music and striking visuals to tell this story about memory and coming to terms with the past Written for AsOne by Peter John Cooper
Directed by Marta Vella; Produced by AsOne theatre
Project managed by Vikesh Godhwani.

Background of the play -In 2012 AsOne theatre company  toured of a newly commissioned play for the Jurassic Coast Festival and the Olympics;  ‘The Cabinet Maker’s Daughter’. The play told the remarkable story of 19th Century Dorset fossil hunter, Mary Anning. She was the world’s first female palaeontologist who eventually had collectors beating a path to her Lyme Regis fossil depot. These men in turn named the fossils after themselves and Mary’s name receded into the mists of time forgotten. This is a much pacier, played  straight through 80 mins version with a distinct vision from director, Marta Vella. This talented director trained at RADA and under Anne Bogart. She works to create a special piece of resonance. Vella wants audiences to be viscerally  affected by AsOne Ensemble’s  work within the world of the playwright’s story; to feel deeply, as well as understand more, about the world created, and the story told. To do this she works with sharing, crafting, and polishing ideas with her performers. Ideas are cheap but seeded, and fully grown they create very special theatre.  With highly researched, rhythmical writing by Peter John Cooper and multi-media techniques of the AsOne Ensemble - this performance should make you physically tingle!

Adults -£13 (any discounts applied will be deducted at check out)

Concession - £9 (applies to School & College Parties with teacher/adult )

Group Discount - Buy 10 or more & get £1 off each ticket

* Email - info@as-onetheatre.co.uk
* Tel - 01305 835541 /  07778 737700
* Website - www.as-onetheatre.co.uk

Centre Stage presents
All Aboard POSTPONED
Sat 2nd.May.2020 to Sun 3rd May
2pm & 6pm

Adults £10


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THE CENTRE STAGE PERFORM CRUISE SHIP!
Performance Dates - Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd May
Performance Times - 2pm to 4pm & 6pm to 8pm - each day
All Tickets - £10

Warminster & District Film Society
Honeyland (film) POSTPONED
Wed 6th.May.2020
7.30pm

Adults £5.50


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POSTPONED
1½ hours   Cert. 12  (Subtitles)  (North Macedonia-2019)
The most awarded film at the Sundance Film Festival 2019. In the mountains of Macedonia, the last female bee-hunter uses ancient beekeeping traditions to cultivate honey. When a neighbouring family tries to do the same, it becomes a source of tension as they disregard her wisdom and advice. A beautiful look at a disappearing way of life, set in a stunning landscape.

Please note: A limited number of guest tickets for films are available in advance online or from the box office. If the advance tickets sell out, more tickets may be available on the door on the day.

Non members tickets £5.50

Visit our WDFS page


Athenaeum Masqueraders
OLIVER POSTPONED
Thu 28th.May.2020 to Sun 31st May
Varied times

Adults £14
Concession £12

Group £see group offer


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The Athenaeum Masqueraders are back with the classic musical Oliver!

From the 2018 NODA SW Best Musical nominated group who brought shows like 9 to 5 The Musical, The Addams Family and The Full Monty and Legally Blonde, The Athenaeum Masqueraders are celebrating their 20th anniversary during 2020 and to mark the occasion they are taking a step towards classical musical theatre with the "Ageless, timeless and matchless" – Sunday Express OLIVER! by Lionel Bart.

ABOUT THE SHOW:

This terrific piece of musical theatre is an adaptation of the classic Charles Dickins novel Oliver Twist following the story of the title character Oliver and his journey around Victorian England as an orphan. Starting his life in a Workhouse, Oliver travels to London and finds himself getting involved with a gang of pickpockets led by Fagin! When Oliver fails to successfully pick the pockets of Mr Brownlow who kindly takes him in, Oliver finds himself at risk hunted by Bill Sykes and Nancy who endeavour to get him back so that they can protect themselves, Fagin and the rest of the pickpocket gang from being exposed.

Featuring huge musical numbers such as Food, Glorious, Food!, Consider Yourself, Fine Life and As Long as He Needs Me by Lionel Bart, this is "A terrific show. A masterpiece – extraordinary, powerful and gritty.” – Mail on Sunday.

You can really consider yourself part of the Family with Oliver!

TICKETS:

  • Adults: £14
  • Concessions: £12

Group discount: Buy 10 or more seats- get £1 off each ticket

SHOW DATES:

  • Thursday – 28th May – 7.00pm Start
  • Friday – 29th May – 7.00pm Start
  • Saturday Evening – 30th May – 7.00pm Start
  • Sunday Matinee – 31st May – 2.00pm Start


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CREDITS:
Book, Music and Lyrics by Lionel Bart
Orchestral arrangements by William David Brohn
Original orchestrations adapted by Stephen Metcalfe

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe www.mtishows.co.uk

Warminster Athenaeum Friends
Friends Coffee CANCELLED
Sat 30th.May.2020
10am


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CANCELLED
Join us at the Athenæum for a lovely refreshing cup of coffee and slice of cake. It would be great if you could also bring along any good quality items for us to sell? (sorry no clothing or electrical items).


Warminster & District Film Society
Blinded ByThe Light POSTPONED
Wed 3rd.Jun.2020
7.30pm
Buy tickets
Adults £5.50


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POSTPONED
2 hours       Cert. 12A     (UK/USA - 2019)
Luton 1987, Javed Khan is a British-Pakistani college arts student in a family with a domineering father. Depressed by his oppressive family life, and feeling he has no future, a friend introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen. Touched by the rock star's affinity with his own feelings, Javed is inspired to reach for his own dreams and talents despite clashes with his family.

Please note: A limited number of guest tickets for films are available in advance online or from the box office. If the advance tickets sell out, more tickets may be available on the door on the day.

Non members tickets £5.50

Visit our WDFS page


Elstar Productions Presents
Elvis 56 CANCELLED
Sat 13th.Jun.2020
7.30pm

Adults £15


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CANCELLED
Is the fantastic new show celebrating the music of the incredible Elvis Presley.
Elvis 56 is one of the Top True Elvis Tribute Artists in the world and he has his very own amazing live band which also performs as close to the original recordings as possible.
If you’re a True Elvis fan or not  you’ll love this show.







Warminster Athenaeum Friends
Friends Coffee CANCELLED
Sat 27th.Jun.2020
10am


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CANCELLED
Join us at the Athenæum for a lovely refreshing cup of coffee and slice of cake. It would be great if you could also bring along any good quality items for us to sell? (sorry no clothing or electrical items).


Warminster & District Film Society
Mrs Lowry & Son (film) POSTPONED
Wed 1st.Jul.2020
7.30pm

Adults £5.50


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POSTPONED
1½ hours      Cert. 12A      (UK - 2019)
Beloved British artist L. S. Lowry (Timothy Spall) lived with his overbearing mother, Elizabeth, (Vanessa Redgrave) until her death in 1939. Bed-ridden and bitter, Elizabeth actively tries to dissuade her bachelor son from pursuing his artistic ambitions, whilst never failing to voice her opinion at her disappointment in him.

Please note: A limited number of guest tickets for films are available in advance online or from the box office. If the advance tickets sell out, more tickets may be available on the door on the day.

Non members tickets £5.50

Visit our WDFS page


Beyond Eternity Promotions Ltd presents
Tommy Atkins CANCELLED
Fri 17th.Jul.2020
7.30pm

Adults £10


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CANCELLED
Takes the audience not just through Tommy's war, but also his life back home in Britain post war. We learn of his experiences in the trenches - fighting on the Somme, at Passchendaele and Loos; and also of the boredom, the loss and indeed the comradeship. Returning to Britain, Tommy shows us how a generation of returning men were maltreated but how ultimately it was his generation that forced through the foundations of the Welfare State.

From the beginning of the Great War to the end of the Second, Private Tommy Atkins was there.
This is his story.

'Compelling, moving, insightful and believable....beautifully written and performed'
Stage Talk Magazine

Tickets £10



Warminster & District Film Society
Yuli (film) POSTPONED
Wed 29th.Jul.2020
7.30pm

Adults £5.50


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POSTPONED
2 hours    Cert. PG   (Subtitles)   (Spain/Cuba/UK -2019)
The drama documentary about acclaimed international dancer Carlos Acosta. Yuli is the nickname given by his father, who considers him the son of an African god and a fighter. As a child Yuli avoids discipline and education, learning from the streets of an impoverished and abandoned Havana. The dancer who did not want to dance will one day become the first black guest dancer at the Royal Ballet.

Please note: A limited number of guest tickets for films are available in advance online or from the box office. If the advance tickets sell out, more tickets may be available on the door on the day.

Non members tickets £5.50

Visit our WDFS page


Warminster & District Film Society
Knives Out (film) POSTPONED
Wed 12th.Aug.2020
7.30pm

Adults £5.50


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POSTPONED
2 hours 10 mins      Cert. 12A      (USA -2019)
An all star cast lead this pitch perfect whodunnit. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

Please note: A limited number of guest tickets for films are available in advance online or from the box office. If the advance tickets sell out, more tickets may be available on the door on the day.

Non members tickets £5.50

Visit our WDFS page


Warminster Athenaeum Trust
170th Gala Celebration PENDING
Sat 26th.Sep.2020
tbc

Adults £ tbc


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Details to be confirmed in due course

Warminster Athenaeum Friends
Friends Coffee PENDING
Sat 26th.Sep.2020
10am


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Join us at the Athenæum for a lovely refreshing cup of coffee and slice of cake. It would be great if you could also bring along any good quality items for us to sell? (sorry no clothing or electrical items).


Warminster Athenaeum Trust
170th Anniversay Dinner PENDING
Sun 27th.Sep.2020
tbc

Adults £ tbc


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Warminster Athenaeum Friends
Friends Coffee Morning & Tabletop Sale
Sat 31st.Oct.2020
10am


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Join us at the Athenæum for a lovely refreshing cup of coffee and slice of cake. It would be great if you could also bring along any good quality items for us to sell? (sorry no clothing or electrical items).


Warminster Athenaeum Friends
Friend Coffee Morning & Grand Prize Draw
Sat 5th.Dec.2020
10am


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Join us at the Athenæum for a lovely refreshing cup of coffee and slice of cake. It would be great if you could also bring along any good quality items for us to sell? (sorry no clothing or electrical items).


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