Posted: Tue 8th Mar 2016

Entertainment galore at Blackwood Miners’ Institute

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Mar 8th, 2016

There’s plenty on offer next week at Blackwood Miners’ Institute, with a wide variety of performances ready to entertain. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Forty Shades of Green Meets Country Roads comes to Blackwood on Monday 14th March at 7:30pm, promising to take the audience on a magical journey across Ireland and the USA with a mix of song and dance. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The production stars three outstanding vocalists – Jason Braken, Trena Marie and Lyndon Mark who will perform all the great Irish and country hits from Danny Boy, Forty Shades of Green, The Galway Bay, Islands in a Stream and much more! ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

This show promises to get the audience hand clapping and foot tapping from start to finish. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Tickets are £11 for adults and £10 for concessions. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

On Tuesday 15th March, Theatr Pena’s exciting new production, The Glass Menagerie, will visit Blackwood Miners’ Institute for just once performance at 7:30pm. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Glass Menagerie is set in St Louis in 1937 and depicts the life of a family too fragile to cope with the harsh realities of their impoverished lives during the economic recession. The story is told through the fractured memories of would-be poet Tom Wingfield, who yearns to escape from his domineering mother but stays for the sake of his older sister. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Tickets cost £14 for adults and £12 for concessions. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

To finish a week of tremendous performances, Cefn Hengoed Ladies Choir showcase their profound talent with Spring Into Song, a performance which contains a repertoire from the 17th century to present day.
The choir, established in 1947, have performed at Speakers House, Palace of Westminster, WMC and St Stephens Cathedral in Vienna. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Tickets are priced at £6 for adults and £4 for concessions. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

For more information or to book tickets please visit www.blackwoodminersinstitute.com or call the box office on 01495 227206. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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