Barn Dance- 14 October 2017

Barn Dance on 14th October 2017 at Great Horton Village Hall – All welcome
Tickets £10 to include entertainment and food

You are warmly invited to our barn dance!! This will be a fundraising event to help us raise funds for our future shows!!!!

We would love to see you all there, old faces and new, everyone is welcome. There will be a ceilidh band performing all evening for everyone to dance the night away, a licenced bar for the full night and food for everyone!!

Under 18s are welcome but must be supervised by an adult at all times.

It is going to be a great event, not to be missed. Tickets are limited and on a first come first serve basis.

Please contact Kat(secretary) via our facebook page The Bradford Players, or contact us on 07977011800.

We can’t wait to see you there!!!

See links below for an idea of what we may be doing.

I have a few tickets for sale, if you want one give me a ring 078 1520 1650 (Stuart)

Big Top Beauty and the Beast – 29th November to 3rd December 2017

“Roll Up! Roll Up! Step right this way for a phantasmagorical delight – the Greatest Show on Earth!”

Bradford Players, in their 91st year, present for you, for one week only, a spectacle the like of which you will never before have seen. Is it a panto? Is it a circus? Oh no it isn’t! Oh yes it is? Oh no, yes… It’s both!

Rose is a beautiful but humble popcorn vendor wishing for better things in life. Zitrot is an evil ring mistress who craves for that one remarkable attraction to complete her menagerie of performers. Meanwhile, something/one lurks in a nearby castle, lonely and in need of love. Who will come out on top? The big top!

Written by one of Bradford Players own, Charlie Vincent (with assistance from Rebecca Stoppard), we hope that when our circus/panto rolls into town, you won’t be left feeling down...

Big Top Beauty and the Beast 29th November to 3rd December 2017

We are so pleased and excited to be given the honour of presenting this brand NEW Pantomime, written by Charlie Vincent and Rebecca Stoppard. Based on the story of Beauty and The Beast with the bonus of being set in a Circus. 

Intrigued, then why not come along and see for yourselves how the many Circus characters help bring love to the Beast.

The cast of characters is endless, but here are a few to give you a taster. Mystic Mallory (the fortune telling Dame) & her silly son Russell, Zitrot the Ring Mistress (and baddy) accompanied by the comedy duo Ruff and Tumble. Cyril and Cecil Butlers to the Beast, and of course the beautiful Rose. In addition, we have an amazing ensemble of Circus acts such as Tina the terrified Tightrope walker, Marjory the Marginally Accurate Knife Thrower, Belinda the Bearded lady, Nellie the elephant, and many more.

There will be all the usual pantomime fun, jokes , songs and dance, great costumes, and of course plenty of audience participation. So why not join us. We are delighted to be performing at The Bradford Playhouse in Little Germany. The Playhouse has a lovely old theatre feel to it with comfortable seating in the Stalls and Circle and a Bar for your interval refreshment, and plenty of secure parking just across the road.

Click here to buy tickets 

or contact the theatre direct on 01274 800415.


Queensbury 1940’s Committee Needs New Members

The Queensbury Community 1940’s Day Committee have worked hard planning the very successful annual 1940’s Day’s. This has been an annual event since 2014 and each year we plan to make it better than the preceding year. This event is enjoyed by many local residents and visitors from much further afield.

We do not charge for entry to the afternoon events, this makes it available to all.

We are in need of new committee members especially those from the younger generations to bring in new ideas, take over the tasks, including paperwork and many physical tasks not only on the day but the days before and after.

Some of the existing committee are now thinking of retiring mainly due to ever advancing years. They would happily assist any new members as they compete the paperwork, make arrangements and other tasks. The new members could then be in a position to take over in a few months.

Without your help, it is likely that the 1940’s Days will come to an end, so please think about joining the committee and helping bring joy into the community.

Why not visit us at our next committee meeting to be held  on Monday 11th September or at the A.G.M. to be held on Monday 9th October, both at the George III, Chapel Street, Queensbury, commencing at 6.30 pm..

If you think you may be able to help, ring Stuart on 078 1520 1650 or Joan on 07739 112426.

OR  Email Stuart at

Golden Years Film Festival in Bradford 

Golden Years Film Festival in Bradford

The six day festival hosted by Bradford UNESCO City of Film in partnership with Picturehouse at the National Science and Media Museum will run from Saturday 30 September. It features Dementia Friendly performances particularly on the Wednesday which  is jive day with a screening of Jailhouse Rock  – Dementia Friendly, but open to all  – and a lively jiving session hosted by Marie McCahery from the local Lindyhop to get everyone in the fifties mood- all at Picturehouse. This is followed in the evening with classic comedy at the Bradford Club. The historic venue is opening its doors to the public for a triple bill of slapstick fun from Laurel and Hardy

The Picturehouse cinema is within easy walking distance of Bradford Interchange for rail and bus routes and also has  on-site pay and display parking.

Further details are all available in the attachment that follows:

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