Canolfan UCHELDRE Centre

Canolfan UCHELDRE Centre

Courtyard beside the Ucheldre Kitchen
Courtyard beside the Ucheldre Kitchen
Canolfan UCHELDRE Centre
Centre for the performing and visual arts in Anglesey, North Wales

Diary — Dance


Community Signdance Collective:
The Turtle Trials
Tuesday 17 October4-6pm

Signdance Collective

presents

The Turtle Trials

Come and join Signdance Collective at their  free, fun and interactive drop in workshops based on Dr Seuss’ Yertle The Turtle. There is more than meets the eye with this intelligent and fascinating animal - one of the oldest life forms on Earth.  In the workshops children from ages 4 to 11 can explore the story of Yertle The Turtle through sign language /theatre story telling, dance, music and scent! 

To book contact the Ucheldre box office on 01407 763361


2hrs
FREE
Community Signdance Collective:
The Turtle Trials
Wednesday 18 October4-6pm

Signdance Collective

presents

The Turtle Trials

Come and join Signdance Collective at their  free, fun and interactive drop in workshops based on Dr Seuss’ Yertle The Turtle. There is more than meets the eye with this intelligent and fascinating animal - one of the oldest life forms on Earth.  In the workshops children from ages 4 to 11 can explore the story of Yertle The Turtle through sign language /theatre story telling, dance, music and scent!

To book contact the Ucheldre box office on 01407 763361


2hrs
FREE
Broadcast ROH Ballet Live:
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Monday 23 October7.15pm

ROH Ballet Live:
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland burst onto the stage in 2011 in an explosion of colour, stage magic and inventive, sophisticated choreography. Joby Talbot’s score combines contemporary soundworlds with sweeping melodies that gesture to ballet scores of the 19th century. Bob Crowley’s wildly imaginative, eye-popping designs draw on everything from puppetry to projections to make Wonderland wonderfully real.

At a garden party on a sunny afternoon, Alice is surprised to see her parents’ friend Lewis Carroll transform into a white rabbit. When she follows him down a rabbit hole events become curiouser and curiouser…

 

Alice encounters a cast of extraordinary and instantly recognizable characters, from the highly strung Queen of Hearts – who performs a hilarious send-up of The Sleeping Beauty's famous Rose Adage – to a playing-card corps de ballet, a sinuous caterpillar and a tap-dancing Mad Hatter. But the ballet does not avoid the darker undercurrents of Lewis Carroll’s story: a nightmarish kitchen, an eerily disembodied Cheshire Cat and the unhinged tea party are all here in vivid detail. The delicious result shows The Royal Ballet at its best, bringing together world-class dance with enchanting family entertainment.


2hrs 50 including one interval
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Community Signdance Collective:
The Turtle Trials
Wednesday 25 October4-6pm

Signdance Collective

presents

The Turtle Trials

a Sharing

Come and join Signdance Collective at their sharing of the work developed in the workshops and rehearsals. Work based on Dr Seuss’ Yertle The Turtle. There is more than meets the eye with this intelligent and fascinating animal - one of the oldest life forms on Earth.  The workshops for children from ages 4 to 11 explored the story of Yertle The Turtle through sign language /theatre story telling, dance, music and scent!  To book contact the Ucheldre box office on 01407 763361.


2hrs
FREE
Community A Celebration of Chinese Culture Chongqing Cultural Delegation Wednesday 1 & Thursday 2 November

Ucheldre Arts Centre and Bangor University’s Confucius Institute present:

A Celebration of Chinese Culture Chongqing Cultural Delegation

重庆市文化委员会主办,重庆演出公司承办

Join us for a two-day extravaganza of Chinese culture, presented by the internationally acclaimed Chongqing Performance Company. Headlined by a stunning performance of Chinese music and dance, activities will include Chinese craft demonstrations, tea ceremonies and an exhibition of Chinese art.

Wednesday 1 November

4 - 5pm Chinese craft demonstrations

5-7pm Food & refreshments available, booking required

7-8.30pm Performance of Chinese music and dance*

Thursday 2 November

10.30-11.30am Chinese craft demonstrations

*Tickets for performance only from Ucheldre Box Office (other events free of charge)

box-office@ucheldre.org / 01407 763361


                                 This event is a fundraiser for Canolfan Ucheldre Centre


1hr 30
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Community Chinese Craft Demonstrations
Wednesday 1 & Thursday 2 November

Ucheldre Arts Centre and Bangor University’s Confucius Institute present:

A Celebration of Chinese Culture Chongqing Cultural Delegation

重庆市文化委员会主办,重庆演出公司承办

As part of a two-day extravaganza of Chinese culture, presented by the internationally acclaimed Chongqing Performance Company. Activities will include Chinese craft demonstrations, tea ceremonies and an exhibition of Chinese art.

Wednesday 1 November

4 - 5pm Chinese craft demonstrations

Thursday 2 November

10.30-11.30am Chinese craft demonstrations


The exhibition will be displayed in the Aisles over the whole of the two day visit.


FREE
Community A Celebration of Chinese Music and Dance
Wednesday 1 November 7pm

Ucheldre Arts Centre and Bangor University’s Confucius Institute present:

A Celebration of Chinese Culture Chongqing Cultural Delegation

重庆市文化委员会主办,重庆演出公司承办

As part of the two-day extravaganza of Chinese culture we have a stunning performance of Chinese music and dance.

Part 1-Traditional Song and Dance performances

 -- Interval --

 with a small tea ceremony and guzheng music in café area run by Confucius Institute staff

Part 2 -3 Chinese Folk Music performances

Part 3 -Sichuan Opera performance


This event is a fundraiser for Canolfan Ucheldre Centre

1hr 30
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

Broadcast National Theatre Live:
Follies
Thursday 16 November7pm



National Theatre Live:

FOLLIES

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.

Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, it’s directed by Dominic Cooke (The Comedy of Errors). Winner of Academy, Tony, Grammy and Olivier awards, Sondheim’s previous work includes A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park with George



3hrs 10 incl intervals
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Broadcast ROH Ballet Live:
The Nutcracker
Tuesday 5 December7.15pm

Broadcast Live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

The Royal Ballet presents:

The Nutcracker

The young Clara creeps downstairs on Christmas Eve to play with her favourite present – a Nutcracker doll. But the mysterious magician Drosselmeyer is waiting to sweep her off on a magical adventure. After defeating the Mouse King, the Nutcracker and Clara travel through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets, where the Sugar Plum Fairy treats them to a wonderful display of dances. Back home, Clara thinks she must have been dreaming – but doesn’t she recognize Drosselmeyer’s nephew?

Peter Wright’s nigh-on defnitive production for The Royal Ballet ranks as one of the most enduring and enchanting versions of The Nutcracker. With its festive period setting, dancing snowfakes and enchanting stage magic, Lev Ivanov’s 1892 ballet has become the perfect Christmas entertainment, with Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous, sugar-spun music the most recognizable of all ballet scores.


1hr 15 incl Interval
£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant
Concert hall
Outdoor sculpture