Welcome to the Venue
The Venue is a thriving Community & Performing Arts hub in Stocksbridge offering the people of the town and surrounding area a wide range of performing arts and entertainment facilities. It also offers a wide range of community education, training opportunities and IT training programmes.
This project is part funded by ERDF with support from Leeds/ South Yorkshire/ Calderdale Community Foundation
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The Venue aims to become a creative and social focus for all sectors of the community, enhance cultural provision and make a valuable contribution to developing a successful, sustainable community and stimulating the local economy.
Bar Open Monday, Friday & Saturday from 7pm
Reception & Box Office opening times
Mon- Fri 9.00-5.00pm
Sat Closed ( unless an event is booked)
Wed 29th July
Family Film Club -The Nut JobCome along to our Family Film Club and watch the movie, all welcome - under 14's must be accompanied
Fri 31st July
Stagefright Comedy Club with Justin Moorhouse
Anthony J Brown
Justin Moorhouse - Edinburgh Festival Preview Show
'Brimming with confidence, Moorhouse exudes a likeable energy that could raise the dead …His affable character has a certain old-fashioned charm, as his is the sort of personality which you instinctively trust to make you laugh - and he doesn't disappoint…Moorhouse entertainingly recounts his tales and well-made observations… impressive indeed' - Chortle
Described by Jimmy Carr as 'easily my favourite comedian', Justin has a stack of TV credits including playing Young Kenny with the tiger striped face on ‘Phoenix Nights’, ‘Live At The Apollo’, ‘8 Out of 10 Cats', 'Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow', 'Dave's One Night Stand', 'Coronation Street', ‘The Grumpy Guides’, ‘Shameless’ and ‘The World Stands Up’ amongst others as well as a role in the Ken Loach film 'Looking For Eric'. His own Radio 4 show 'Everyone Quite Likes Justin' is critically acclaimed and into a second series and he is a Sony Award nominated radio presenter in his own right and a staple of Radio 5 Live's 'Fighting Talk' and '7 Day Sunday'. Plus he's an Edinburgh Festival favourite with a slew of solo
'Stalking the stage in a charcoal suit and delivering finely honed, caustic gags with a panache many a comedy circuit regular would be eager to emulate. We've definitely not heard the last of him' - Huddersfield Examiner
Ribticklers Comedy Award Winner in his first ever gig and a former Crooked Smile Award runner-up, Nick’s undeniable onstage poise and wonderfully dark material is currently blazing a trail though the Northern comedy scene with his impeccable comedic timing.
‘A strong, natural performer who's so obviously got both funny bones and the love of the audience’ - Chortle
Beat the Frog World Series winner, Crooked Smile Award winner and Ten Feet City Comedian of the Year, Jay’s endearing stage presence gives way to sharp observations, playful mockery and rib-tickling imagery.
Nicola is a
With compelling confidence Nicola's seemingly irrefutable comedic logic and deliciously demonstrative disdain for asinine hipster protocol is a welcome addition to any evening of intelligent stand-up.
Compere - Anthony J Brown
Jongleurs/Metro 'Stand & Deliver' Award winner and BBC New Comedy Award Runner-up he is a regular contributor to Radio 2's 'The Arthur Smith Lectures'.