Visiting Productions

A Summer Evening of Song

Sunday 5th July, 2015
7:30 pm

rotary-club-summer-eveningThe Rotary Club of Glossop presents a fund raising
event in aid of Charities in Nepal.

Relax and enjoy a wonderful evening of harmonised and
unaccompanied singing by the members of the
Tameside Acappella Choir – ‘The Monday Mondays’.

They will delight you with their rich and varied repertoire
of contemporary and popular songs ranging from Elgar to
Cole Porter, Michael Bublé to Elvis, Carole King to Coldplay.

So please come and join us for a colourful and vibrant
Summer Evening of Song.

Tickets priced £8 will be on sale from 1st May – available from The Partington Theatre Bar, Bay Tree Books, Peak Of Health, Sandra’s The Florist, and Glossop Rotary Club Tel: 01457 862 955.

One-Act Play Festival

Monday 6th July, 2015 to Saturday 11th July, 2015
7:25 pm


The near-legendary Partington Theatre One Act Play Festival now in its 22nd year. Not to be missed!
Come and enjoy a great week of One-Act plays. Each evening there will be 2 or 3 short plays with an adjudication by Martin Roche at the end of the evening.
After the plays on the Saturday night, awards for the whole week will be presented

The theatre bar opens at 7 0’clock and the curtain goes up at 7.30 each evening. Every night a different programme of very varied one-act plays presented by theatre groups from all over the area and beyond.  New writing rubs shoulders with famous classics.  Lots to talk about! Martin Roche, guest adjudicator from Greater Manchester Drama Federation,  will give an expert critique of each production and dish out certificates and silverware on the final night. martin-roche-adjudicator

Tickets cost just £3 per evening or £10 for a bargain festival ticket covering all  5 evenings. Tickets can be purchased at the theatre bar or just come along and pay on the night. (Seats are not reserved)

Aims and rules of the festival can be seen here.

Interested in entering a play? – entry form (for next year) here.

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Festival Tuesday

Tuesday 7th July, 2015
7:25 pm

Partington Youth Theatre(Juniors)

present ‘What a Turn-up’ by Sandy Taylor

Hyde Little Theatre (Juniors)

present ‘Robin Hood and the King’s Bling’ by Geoff Bamber

Partington Youth Theatre (Seniors)

present ‘Chatroom’ by Enda Walsh

Tickets available at the theatre bar or pay on the door.



Festival Wednesday

Wednesday 8th July, 2015
7:25 pm

Dronfield Players

present “Hard Feelings” by David Manning

Dronfield Players

present “The Donahue Sisters” by Geraldine Aron


Tickets available at the theatre bar or pay on the door.

Festival Thursday

Thursday 9th July, 2015
7:25 pm

A.C.T.S. I (Juniors)

present “Panto Inc.” by John Banks


Partington Players

present “The Monkey’s Paw” by W W Jacobs (adapted for the stage  by Louis N Parker)


Tickets available at the theatre bar or pay on the door.

Festival Friday

Friday 10th July, 2015
7:25 pm

A.C.T.S.II (Seniors)

present “Melons at the Parsonage” by Nick Warburton


Romiley Little Theatre

presents “A Slight Accident” by James Saunders


Tickets available at the theatre bar or pay on the door.

Festival Saturday

Saturday 11th July, 2015
7:25 pm

Armistice Theatre (Kenilworth)

presents “Leaving Tommy” by Mark Seaman

Armistice Theatre (Kenilworth)

presents “Thicker than Water” by Rebecca Gardner Tildesley

Final adjudication and presentation of awards by Martin Roche of Greater Manchester Drama Federation.GMDF logo

Tickets available at the theatre bar or pay on the door.

The Houghton Weavers

Saturday 29th August, 2015
7:30 pm

houghton-weaversThe iconic Folk Trio in concert at the Partington Theatre.

All seats price £12.50. Tickets available over the theatre bar or ring Les on 07736 152 348.

‘Keep Folk Smiling!’


Bernard Wrigley

Saturday 24th October, 2015
7:30 pm

bernard-wrigleyThe ‘Bolton Bullfrog’ is making a welcome return to Partington Theatre and will perform in the Clubroom with his usual blend of songs and silliness.
Tickets: £10.00
Details of how to purchase tickets to follow nearer the event.