Arts and Music at the Mill

We offer something a little different at Halton Mill!  Our 2018 spring/summer programme includes concerts, theatre, storytelling and the return of Millfest, the music festival for everyone.  Click on the ‘plus sign’ next to each event for full details and to book and pay.  (For payment we use Stripe, which holds the highest level of security certification for the payment card industry).
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Want to put an event on here in the autumn? Contact us!

BOOK AND PAY IN ADVANCE BELOW TO BE SURE OF A PLACE at these events: or call 07582 789406 or email greenelephantcoop@gmail.com. Contact us if you have any technical difficulties with the site. 

MILLFEST Sat 23 June - free in the afternoon (no ticket needed); evening 7pm-midnight £8.00 per person (14 plus)

 HALTON MILLFEST 23 June 2018

The lineup is complete! See you riverside June 23rd! ? Dance, Puppet, DanceJoe McCorriston,Eleanor BennettOma DesalaThe Pug Uglies,Kristi MicheleHiroshima TwinkieMolly Warburton,GreenheartBatala Lancaster, Philip James Turner & The Crow MandalaDead Man’s Hand,Divide and Conker

2 p.m. – 7 p.m. FREE ENTRY (no ticket needed – just turn up!)

7 p.m. – midnight – get your ticket here!  14 plus: £8 per ticket

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Moves at the Mill - family dance (monthly Saturday afternoons starting 24 Feb 14:30, £10/family of up to 4)

“Moves at the Mill” – community dance with Anna Daly. These new monthly classes will be full bodied and fun and aim to get people moving, smiling and connecting by dancing together. There’s a family class followed by an Over Forties class.

FAMILY DANCE

Saturdays: 24 Feb, 24 Mar, 21 April, 19 May, 30 June.
14:30 – 15.30 (but 16.30 – 17.30 on Sat 21 April)

Family Dance Play   Playful, creative and energetic, this session is about full bodied and intentional time together as a family. We will explore games, themes and a range of music as we create dances together. Building skills in co-operation, creativity and movement together.

£10 per family group of up to 4 people.  (£5 for one extra child). All diversities of ‘family group’ welcome. Book here.  Five sessions for the price of four (advance booking).

Five sessions for the price of four

February 24 (14:30)

March 24 (14:30)

April 21 (change of time to 16:30) 

May 19 (14:30) 

June 30 (14:30) 

Moves at the Mill - over 40s dance (monthly Saturday afternoons starting 24 Feb 16:00, £5)

“Moves at the Mill” – community dance with Anna Daly. These new monthly classes will be full bodied and fun and aim to get people moving, smiling and connecting by dancing together. There’s a family class followed by an Over Forties class.

OVER FORTIES CLASS

Saturdays: 24 Feb, 24 Mar, 21 April, 19 May, 30 June.
16:00 – 17:00 (but 18:00 – 19:00 on Sat 21 April)

Over 40’s dance session 

Open inclusive session for anyone 40 plus who wants some extra boogie in their week. We will stretch, strut, stomp and swirl to music including contemporary, classical, disco, world, jazz. Don’t worry if you are not experienced or confident, or if you have a dodgy knee/hip/balance. £5.00 per person. Booking advisable.   Five sessions for the price of four (advance booking).

 

Five sessions for the price of four

February 24 (16:00)

March 24 (16:00)

April 21 (change of time to 18:00)

May 19 (16:00)

June 30 (16:00)

 

 

Rory McLeod in concert plus support. Sat 12 May. £15

Rory McLeod is a modern travelling troubadour: a singer, songwriter, storyteller, harmonica virtuoso and traveller.   He has a natural troubadour’s talent for weaving magical, musical and storytelling spells accompanied by his own bizarre solo orchestra of distinctive instruments – spoons, finger-cymbals, bandorea, djembe drum, harmonica, guitar, tap shoes, and percussion
Hear him talk about his work and his life here
See more on his website here.
With support

£15.00.   Book here

 

 

 

 

 

Storytelling performance: Where we Land with Jacqueline Harris. Sat 19 May, £8/£5

Jacqueline Harris tells: Where We Land.  Sat 19 May, 19:30.

A Storyteller leaves Lancashire to spend three years on the Isle of Arran off the west coast of Scotland. These are the stories she found there. “A beautiful interweaving of folklore, personal story and landscape.  Delight in their kick, their lyrical moments, their sense of mystery, their kindness.’

Bar.  £8/£5 (concessions for people on meanstested benefits and young people in full time education)

An Evening of Anything: the Lancaster Improv Showcase Sat 2 June £10/£8

Theatre
Sat 2 June, 19:30
An Evening of Anything: the Lancaster Improv Showcase

A one off evening of delightful, clownesque improv by international performing duo Awkwardly Quiet – Lancaster native Lizzy  Mace and exotic Swede Andreas Södermark – joined by some of Lancaster’s local talent.

Bar. £10 (£8.00 concessions.)  Book here…

And book on their WORKSHOP the same day.