Start your day with Cafe Horizon’s!
We have taken our time. Investigated. Tested. Auditioned. Now we are delighted to announce our new Cafe will be opening on October 18th!!
Called Cafe Horizons, this new cafe will be run by the successful New Horizons Partnership, who already own the popular “School House” café, based at the North West Regional College Campus in Strabane.
“At Café Horizons we intend to offer customers a great selection, from daily lunchtime specials, sandwiches, wraps, tray bakes and a fantastic breakfast selection” commented Anne Ramsey from the New Horizons Partnership. “As always we will also offer our mouth watering homemade fresh scones and wheten bread, baked daily on the premises!”
Whether you are looking for a hearty breakfast, mid-morning coffee, a relaxing lunch or a sandwich on the go, we intend to offer the complete range of services to our new customers.” The café is set to open its doors on Monday, October 18th from 9.30 a.m. onwards, for more information visit the Alley Theatre website at www.alley-theatre.com or visit the new Cafe Horizons Facebook by clicking here.
Tonight (October 13th) – Comedy Drama with Bruiser – Low Pay – Don’t Pay!
Tickets on sale at the Box Office only, click here for more information.
Top UK clairvoyant – Sharon Neill – October 20th – Limited tickets. Click here to book.
Do you want a weekend of Craic? The Johnny Crampsie Festival at the Alley Theatre!
As the Johny Crampsie Traditional music festival rolls into Strabane, Join One of Northern Irelands most popular entertainers, The Fureys and Davey Arthur on October 21st. Also performing in the Alley Theatre during the festival is CRAIC LIVE at the Alley. The North West’s leading community Irish Trad group comes together for a unique one night only performance on Friday October 22nd. Also performing are The Border Collies with special guests C.R.A.I.C youth on Saturday October 23rd. The collies are a fantastic Irish Traditional music Group, who recently swept the boards at the Trend Studios and Irish Music Magazine Comhraigh Ceol competition held at the National Concert Hall in Dublin.
Expect a brilliant weekend of Irish Traditional music and Craic. For more information Click Here.
Do you have children aged between 11-16yrs old?
Know someone who wants to learn about musical theatre?
The Alley is delighted to announce a new musical theatre course is going to be held at this award winning theatre this November. Students will have the chance to work with top professionals over 2 days, learning how to put on a production, sing, dance and perform on stage! At the end of the course the group will then perform excerpts from Okalahoma, yee haa!
1st November 2010 – 9.00am – 5.30pm
2nd November 2010 – 9.00am – 8.00pm (showcase at 7pm)
Alley Theatre, Strabane –Showcase admission £3
Who can join?
Anyone, it’s an Open Access project i.e. there are no auditions prior, places are allocated on a first come first served basis to young people aged 11-16 years, interested in Music Theatre, Singing, Acting & Dancing
How do I join?
To Book your place contact:
Jean Smyth, Strabane District Council – 07730900610 email@example.com or Anne Delaney, MT4Uth – 07879077800 firstname.lastname@example.org
One of the best plays to visit the Alley!
The gripping true life story “I once Knew a girl” comes to the Alley on October 26th. Based on real life events and performed by women who’s life has been affected by the Troubles, this gripping new play will offer an unique insight into some of the most heart moving events over the last 50 years.
Want to hear from the performed themselves, check out the Alley Podcast from the play by clicking here.
Don’t miss this heart wrenching play, of true life stories, performed by the people themselves are shared on stage so that audiences can collectively bear witnesses to issues of suffering, redemption and social justice. FREE ADMISSION. For more information click here
Walk “In the Footsteps of Heroes
This new production coming to the Alley on october 29th, takes the viewer on a nostalgic and provoking journey through World War 1 and World War 2 in the form of sketchs, poetry, famous speeches, music and song. One particular treat will be music from the stunning “Nicola Moody and The Moodettes”.
Also other performances are from Claire and Jackie Mc Elhinney, David Moore, David Gibson, Derek, Ross and Shirley Hussey, Nigel Scott, Neil Moody, The Home Guard and the 9th Battalion Corps of Drums Band. Tickets now on sale from £9.00 For more information click here.
Sorry for saying this…but its only 10 weeks to Christmas! So this is the ideal time to contact the Alley Theatre and book your Christmas Theatre Gift Vouchers! You can order in any size, from £10 upwards and the vouchers last for 12 months, offering your loved one the perfect excuse for a night out in 2011….ho, ho, ho!
- Sharon Neill
Wednesday 20 October 2010
- The Fureys & Davey Arthur
Thursday 21 October 2010
- CRAIC LIVE at the Alley
Friday 22 October 2010
- The Border Collies
Saturday 23 October 2010
- I Once Knew A Girl
Tuesday 26 October 2010
- Ballet Ireland – Romeo & Juliet
Wednesday 27 October 2010
Tim McGarry from BBC’s Give My Head Peace, Dry Your Eyes and the Blame Game turns his satirical eye on History for his first solo stand up show at the Alley.
Join Tim as he takes a hilarious romp through 5000 years of Irish history, from the English Invaison to “Irisgate”, and St Patrick to Catriona Ruane! Don’t forget, everyone gets a free A – level with every ticket!
Saturday 06 Nov @ 20:00 PM – 22:00 PM
Two Little Boys
Fifty years of sibling rivalry and resentment comes out in this hilarious play set in a Donegal hotel.
Two middle aged brothers can’t let go of their youth. Can the women in their lives help? Not a chance, the women are worse than the men!
The gloves are off in this laugh a minute show….and remember you can always pick your friends, but not your family!
Friday 12 Nov @ 20:00 PM – 22:00 PM