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Choice Grenfell

Friday 20th May 2022 7:30pm

To mark 40 years since her loss – celebrate the incomparable humour of comedienne Joyce Grenfell
Choice Grenfell features some of the best of Joyce’s delightful songs and monologues from ‘Stately as a Galleon’ and ‘School Nativity Play’ to “A Terrible Worrier” and “First Flight”. Joyce is our guide for a delightful delve into some of her most delightful characters, ably accompanied by her trusted pianist. …

Gainsborough And The Modern Woman

Wednesday 25 May 2022, 7:30PM

A New Play by Peppy Barlow & Sally Wilden – presented by Woven Theatre

In 1760, Gainsborough painted a portrait of Ann Ford, which took his world by storm. Prepared to break the rules about how a woman should be portrayed, this painting was a cause of outrage but put a seal on Gainsborough’s growing reputation. Come to the play and enter the world of Gainsborough and this extraordinary young woman. …

Luke Wright

Fri 27 May 2022, 7:30PM

WINNER Saboteur Award for Best Spoken Word Performer 2021
Whether he’s opening for the Libertines or reciting Georgian ballads down your local, Luke Wright is adept at taking poetry places it doesn’t normally go. John Cooper Clarke’s regular warm-up guy writes poems that are tender, riotous, caustic and romantic then delivers them with the ferocity and panache of a raconteur at the top of his game.
This is an ALL-NEW show with deliciously funny poems set against a backdrop of pandemic politics, ageing parents, and the endless, droning culture war. …

Michael Pennington – In My Own Footsteps

Sunday 12 Jun 2022, 7:00PM

Felixstowe Book Festival in association with Two Sisters Arts Centre present
Michael Pennington IN MY OWN FOOTSTEPS.

Michael has been working as an actor and director for the past 57 years. He is an Honorary Associate Artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company and co founded the English Shakespeare Company. He will be performing readings from his memoir which he says will be “generally funny, unexpected and full of heroes of the past – Paul Scofield, Peggy Ashcroft, Ian Holm, as well of my generation”. …

Charlie Haylock – Suffolk Day Talk

Friday 17th June 2022 7:30pm

Charlie Haylock returns to Two Sisters with his Suffolk Day talk
Expect anecdotes, tall tales and interesting history …

Mrs Simpson In Felixstowe

at 18th June 2022 7:30pm
An American divorcee, a besotted Prince and a constitutional crisis – sound familiar? But this was 1936.
Focusing on her six weeks in Felixstowe as she waited for her divorce – this play looks at Wallis Simpson’s relationship with Edward, her husband Ernest and the explosive circumstances that rocked the monarchy and ultimately led to the King’s abdication and Princess Elizabeth eventually becoming Queen.

Daniel Defoe – The Lockdown Diaries

Sat 25th June 2022 7:30pm

Its 1664 and the world is on the cusp of a sweeping pandemic which will devastate the population and change lives for everyone.
Would be writer Daniel Defoe, living in London and struggling to make ends meet, is caught up in these traumatic events and decides to document his experiences and those of the people he meets. A poignant and humorous look at life during lockdown in 17th Century England. …

A Light Left On & Belinda Gillett

Thursday 30th June 2022 7:30pm

Folk Double Bill
A Light Left On – Upbeat & light hearted original duo from Sunny Clacton on Sea showcased at the Montreux Jazz Cafe in London & featured on 6music by Tom Robinson.

Belinda Gillett – popular indie singer/songwriter Belinda has been compared in the past to Sandy Denny and Joan Baez. She creates atmospheric landscapes with her honest songs of love, nature and life. She has played venues up and down the country and is currently about to release a new album ‘Fight The Good Fight’

Houdini: A Magician Among The Spirits

Thursday 7th July 2022 7:30pm

The greatest magician Harry Houdini lives again in this stunning new play.

In a modern age of lies and spin, does Houdini’s scepticism and logic have a resonance? Or does a lack of belief lead to a barren life? Where is the line between magic and misdeed?

Come and join us for a haunting evening of inescapable fun …

Oscar Lyons Quartet

Friday 29th July 2022 7:30pm

16-year-old jazz pianist Oscar Lyons makes his debut at the Two Sisters Arts Centre with Oscar is a two-time National Youth Jazz Collective alumnus, and is currently a member of the Royal Academy of Music’s Junior Jazz programme.

Joined by three exceptional young musicians – George Mooney (tenor sax), Tom Sheen (double bass), and Jess Rollason (drums) – they will play a mixture of Oscar’s original compositions, interspersed with both contemporary and classic jazz tunes. …