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Get Involved In The Great Austerity Debate

The Great Austerity Debate is coming to three Spot On venues in Lancashire this November. Part play, part political discussion, this show gives the audience the power to change the fate of a low income family after seeing how austerity has affected their lives.

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Why we love libraries…

This week is National Libraries Week. We’ve been working with Lancashire libraries for three years now, here director Rob tells us just why our love for the counties libraries is so strong… Illustration of Rob Gee performing ‘Forget Me Not’ in Poulton Library by Cath Ford I must admit, when we started our big library […]

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A Dickens of a story comes to Lancashire

This month, Kindred Theatre bring ‘The Haunted Man’ a brand new adaptation of a Dickens classic to audiences in Lancashire.

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The Spot On Teams Season Highlights: Co-director Rob

As we count down to the first show of Autumn we’re asking the Spot On team which shows they’re most looking forward to this season – and getting to know who they are and what they do a bit better! In our final highlights blog before the season kicks off this Saturday co-director Rob tells us […]

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Library apprentices help bring a modern twist to old fables

A new theatre show, commissioned by Spot On Lancashire with the help of library apprentices and reading hacks across the county, will see four venues bring a modern take on old fairy tales this month.

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French-Canadian folk trio Bon Débarras return to Lancashire

Folk trio, Bon Debarras, from Québéc will travel all the way from Canada to play in Longton and Borwick as part of their tour of rural Northern England, next month.

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The Spot On Teams Season Highlights: Creative Producer Stephie

As we count down to the first show of Autumn we’re asking the Spot On team which shows they’re most looking forward to this season – and getting to know who they are and what they do a bit better! This week we hear from our Creative Producer Stephie.

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Belthorn pub to become part of the ‘Inn Crowd’

On Saturday 6 October, Lancashire pub goers are invited to try something a little different alongside their usual pint as The Dog Inn, Belthorn hosts John Osborne’s show ‘Circled In The Radio Times.’

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The Spot On Teams Season Highlights: Scheme Manager Sue

As we count down to the first show of Autumn, each week we’re asking the Spot On team which shows they’re most looking forward to this season – and getting to know who they are and what they do a bit better! This week we hear from one of our directors!

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The Spot On Teams Season Highlights: Programmer Lyndsey

As we count down to the first show of Autumn, each week we’re asking the Spot On team which shows they’re most looking forward to this season – and getting to know who they are and what they do a bit better! This week we hear from Spot On Programmer, Lyndsey Wilson.

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Edinburgh Fringe – What we saw, who we loved and what to look out for in the future!

  Like most of the UK, here at Spot On HQ, we are wondering where on earth did summer go? Every year August flashes past in a blur of parcels, brochures and website tweaks as we get ready for Autumn and in between all of this we manage to squeeze in a trip to the […]

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It’s All Tickety Boo!

The brochures are out. The website listings are up, and you’ll be pleased to know that you’ll be able to purchase tickets for all of our shows online this season.

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The Autumn 2018 season is here!

From new spaces, new writers and new styles of performance we’ve curated a menu to excite, entice and enthrall you all!

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#ThanksToYou Spot On receives Arts Council funding

Did you know that the funding Spot On receives from the Arts Council to bring professional arts to Lancashire is National Lottery money?

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Become a Spot On Supporter

Make a one off payment of £40 for a season or £75 for the year and you can attend as many Spot On performances as you can fit in.

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Spot On partner up with the Rural Touring Dance Initiative

A whole host of dance treats from the Rural Dance Touring Initiative arrives at venues this Autumn and Spot On is very proud to be hosting Keira Martin’s show ‘Here Comes Trouble’ at The United Reform Church Hall in Read on Friday 20th October.

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Padiham Library hosts sell-out show!

Local residents in Padiham attended a sell-out show with Howard Haigh for the launch of the Spot On season.

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Drawing Stories – Adventures on Lancashire’s Mobile Libraries

Cath Ford is setting off on an adventure with the Lancashire County Council Mobile Library Service.

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