Upcoming Events

Scary Little Sisters: The Full Bronte

Friday 23 March 2018

The Ostrich, upstairs
7:00 showroom doors to open

 

Roll up, roll up for a cabaret celebration of your favourite literary sisters, their lives and times!

Brought to you by Scary Little Girls, who’ve enjoyed sell-out successes at Edinburgh and Brighton festivals, toured nationally and run regular comedy and cabaret night in central London and at Glastonbury Festival.

This affectionate tribute is a performative romp conducted with tongues firmly in cheeks! Hosts Maria (glamour puss, academic, thespian) and her assistant Brannie (ensemble cast, backstage crew, musician, general dog’s body) try their best to pay homage to Charlotte, Emily, Anne and their family – but best laid plans quickly go hysterically awry!

Story-telling, music, audience games and sketches create wuthering delights in a show that has been hailed as the anarchic love child of French and Saunders and Hinge and Brackett!

Show time approximately 90 minutes with a 15 minute interval.

Under 16’s must be accompanied by adult; suggested age 12+.

Tickets: £10, with a £1 discount for our RAP members

Tickets can be purchased at The Robertsbridge Village Store, Judges Bakery Robertsbridge or via this website.


Lee Miller’s The Angel and the Fiend

21 April 2018

Robertsbridge Village Hall

7:00 doors and bar open
7:30 show begins

 

“I was terribly, terribly pretty.

I looked like an angel but I was a fiend inside.”

 

Lee Miller (1907-1977) American model, photographer and acclaimed war correspondent for Vogue. Under her brave and beautiful exterior there lay a hidden torment.

This award-winning drama has been performed widely in Britain and the US. It is a dramatised reading of words taken from original text or dialogue by the characters and set to images edited and written by Lee Miller’s son Antony Penrose.

Antony Penrose appears as himself, Lee Miller is played by her granddaughter Ami Bouhassane. The role of the Surrealist photographer Man Ray is played by James Leighton. Miller’s wartime buddy David E. Scherman is played by Jonathan Bailey and her husband Roland Penrose by David Burrough, who also directs the production. 2 hours with interval.

Tickets: £10, with a £1 discount for our RAP members

Tickets can be purchased at The Robertsbridge Village Store, Judges Bakery Robertsbridge or via this website.

 


24 May – Local Author Mick Smith talk: The Franklin Expedition Disaster– Lost and Found

Thursday 24 May 2018

Robertsbridge Village Hall

7:30 doors open, 8:00 talk will begin

The Franklin expedition, which was sent to the Arctic in 1845 to find the fabled North West Passage, was the biggest disaster in the history of Polar exploration. Two well-stocked ships, 129 men and the hopes of the Empire disappeared in the Arctic ice and were never seen again. The mystery has intrigued people for 170 years and there is now hope of solving the mystery following the discovery of the two lost ships high above the Arctic Circle. Michael Smith, Robertsbridge resident and Polar historian, charts the background to the disaster, pieces together the tragic events and discusses what the shipwrecks may reveal.  Illustrated talk.  Approximately one hour talk with Q & A after.

Tickets: £5

Tickets can be purchased at The Robertsbridge Village Store, Judges Bakery Robertsbridge or via this website.


***More information soon:

8 June – Latchepen: A night of gypsy jazz & swing

Friday 8 June 2018

Robertsbridge Club